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GETTING HIRED – “ACE” THE TELEPHONE INTERVIEW SCREEN

Posted on: November 1st, 2011 by
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“ACE” THE TELEPHONE INTERVIEW SCREEN Bill Kaufmann, President, MyGreenerFuture.com The chances are very high that your first contact from an interested company about a job will probably be by telephone.  Why?  For the company, it’s quick and easy, no need to arrange meetings or schedules and there’s no cost, except time.  From the applicant’s perspective, it’s more nerve wracking when it’s a surprise.  The applicant may Continue reading the story "GETTING HIRED – “ACE” THE TELEPHONE INTERVIEW SCREEN"

GETTING HIRED – OPEN VERSUS QUIET JOB SEARCHES

Posted on: October 26th, 2011 by
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OPEN VERSUS QUIET JOB SEARCHES Bill Kaufmann, President of My Greener Future Your job search strategy is determined by how open or secret you plan to communicate. You may have excellent contacts that would be of great value, but if you can't connect with them because you have to keep your search very quiet, their Continue reading the story "GETTING HIRED – OPEN VERSUS QUIET JOB SEARCHES"

GETTING HIRED – PREPARE YOUR RESEARCH

Posted on: October 18th, 2011 by
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GETTING HIRED – PREPARE YOUR RESEARCH Bill Kaufmann, President of My Greener Future The more you know about the company and position that you are applying for, the greater your ability to impact the outcome of an interview in a positive way.  Going into an interview “cold” is a mistake.  You should be Continue reading the story "GETTING HIRED – PREPARE YOUR RESEARCH"

GETTING HIRED – THE “MUST HAVE’S” FOR YOUR NEXT JOB

Posted on: October 12th, 2011 by
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GETTING HIRED – THE “MUST HAVE’S” FOR YOUR NEXT JOB Bill Kaufmann, President of My Greener Future There are two sets of “must haves” when looking for your next job.  One is for you to define.  The other is for the hiring organization to define.  The “must have” that you define is a small list of Continue reading the story "GETTING HIRED – THE “MUST HAVE’S” FOR YOUR NEXT JOB"

GETTING HIRED – WHAT’S THE HIRING MANAGER LOOKING FOR?

Posted on: October 4th, 2011 by
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WHAT'S THE HIRING MANAGER LOOKING FOR? by Bill Kaufmann, President of My Greener Future How do you answer the simple question, “What do they expect from me as an applicant?” In reality, the answer it simple.  They’re looking for someone who:
  1. Is a Business person who understands how their function contributes to overall results
  2. Is Competent in their function given today's issues and Continue reading the story "GETTING HIRED – WHAT’S THE HIRING MANAGER LOOKING FOR?"