Can I Wear My Nose Ring to the Interview?: A Crash Course in Finding, Landing, and Keeping Your First Real Job

Can I Wear My Nose Ring to the Interview?: A Crash Course in Finding, Landing, and Keeping Your First Real Job

Ellen Gordon Reeves


A witty, pleasant, unforeseen activity hunter's bible that at last solutions the genuine questions. certain, in case you are wedded for your nostril ring, put on it to the interview. No, you mustn't be e-mailing out hundreds and hundreds of résumés. Writing with huge, immense authority and a compelling, vigorous voice, Ellen Reeves brings jointly her life of event of hiring, counseling, and résumé-doctoring into an important advisor for younger task seekers.

Can I put on My nostril Ring to the Interview? takes readers step by step via a strategy that was once constantly difficult, yet is this day specially difficult. commence the hunt with a certified mind-set―get prepared, and set your self up with enterprise playing cards, a decent e mail deal with, and a operating cellphone. the significance of networking and the guideline of three―try to make 3 e-mails or mobilephone calls an afternoon, yet by no means greater than that. The "elevator speech"―hone your pitch to the size of an elevator journey and be ready to exploit it on the such a lot unforeseen occasions. The artwork of writing cringe-free hide letters and killer résumés―from timelines, hooks, and grammatical do's and don'ts to why you'll want to by no means use the word "References to be had upon request," by no means comprise your GPA, and not, ever make a typo. how you can gown for an interview, together with why to place in your enterprise outfits whilst interviewing at domestic, over the telephone. issues to be sincere approximately: citizenship and previous wage variety. And issues to not say: "I wish this activity simply because i want health and wellbeing insurance."

Then as soon as you are in, the right way to negotiate wage, what to anticipate in a evaluation, and simple first task logic: take initiative, be humble and valuable, by no means use your boss as a confidant, and continuously say "I'll discover" rather than "I don’t know." Now you are in your way.

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