Episode 16 - Ask Me Anything: Answers to Your Job Search Questions

BY Sandy Adams and Royce Fletcher Thomason

Join Sandy and Royce for another audio episode of, Ask Me Anything: Answers to Your Job Search Questions!

1: I realize that I need to let my network know that I'm looking for a job... but most of my network is outside of my industry. Is it still helpful to let them know?

2: I'm on LinkedIn but I don't have a profile photo because I want to avoid discrimination. But I've been told I need one. Is this true? Can't I just have a profile without a picture?

#jobsearch #askmeanything

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Episode 15 - Ask Me Anything: Answers to Your Job Search Questions

BY Sandy Adams and Royce Fletcher Thomason

Join Sandy and Royce for another audio episode of, Ask Me Anything: Answers to Your Job Search Questions!

1: I can confidently articulate my skill set and expertise to a specific job opportunity, but I struggle at networking events where it's not tailored to something specific. Any suggestions?

2: I've done several different things during my career and I'm having trouble determining what I want to do moving forward. How can I narrow my focus?

#jobsearch #askmeanything

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Episode 14 - Ask Me Anything: Answers to Your Job Search Questions

BY Sandy Adams and Royce Fletcher Thomason

Join Sandy and Royce for another audio episode of, Ask Me Anything: Answers to Your Job Search Questions!

1: I've applied to countless jobs on Career Builder and Monster but haven't heard anything back. What should I do?

2: What should I say in a short intro email to a hiring manager? I'm not sure how to grab their attention...

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Episode 13 - Ask Me Anything: Answers to Your Job Search Questions

BY Sandy Adams and Royce Fletcher Thomason

Join Sandy and Royce for another episode of, Ask Me Anything: Answers to Your Job Search Questions!

1: My job was taken over by AI. I'm not sure where to go from here because my whole industry is basically gone. Any suggestions on how to reinvent myself?

2: What are some tips for starting conversations at a networking event?

#jobsearch #askmeanything

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Episode 12 - Ask Me Anything: Answers to Your Job Search Questions

BY Sandy Adams and Royce Fletcher Thomason

Join Sandy and Royce for another episode of, Ask Me Anything: Answers to Your Job Search Questions!

1. "I know I need to develop a target company list, but I'm struggling to find many companies. Where should I look?" Abigale (Wedding Planner)

2. "I had an interview that was going really well, but at the end, they asked "Why should I hire you?" and I froze... really stumbled through it. They didn't call me again. Any suggestions?" Ricky (Trade Shows)

#jobsearch #askmeanything

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Episode 11 - Interviewing Tips: What Is Your Greatest Weakness?

BY Stephanie Elaine Cavanaugh

Join Stephanie as she discusses more JS101 job search tips. Interviews are stressful on their own. You’re nervous, uncomfortable, and maybe feeling a little out of your element. So when the all too common question, “What is your greatest weakness?” gets thrown into the mix, stutters, brain-blanks, and harm-inducing deficiency statements are made.

#jobsearch #interviewing #weakness #strength

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Episode 10 - Ask Me Anything: Answers to Your Job Search Questions

BY Sandy Adams and Royce Fletcher Thomason

Join Sandy and Royce for another episode of, Ask Me Anything: Answers to Your Job Search Questions!

1. "I was let go (fired) rather than laid off from my last job. How should I address this when asked in an interview?" Rose (Nail Tech.)

2. "Someone told me that my resume just lists 'duties' that I did for each job and that it needs 'accomplishments' instead. What's the difference?" Andy (Sales)

#jobsearch #askmeanything

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Episode 9 - Job Boards: 5 Things You Should Know in 2019

BY Stephanie Elaine Cavanaugh

Join Stephanie as she dives into the world of job boards!

Only about 20% of jobs are found on job boards. Rates of success from applying to online postings are typically less than 5%. This isn’t to say you shouldn’t apply online at all. But budget your time accordingly. Being busy does not equal being productive. Expand and nurture your network… that’s where the jobs are!

#jobsearch #jobboards #networking

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Episode 8 - Ask Me Anything: Answers to Your Job Search Questions

BY Sandy Adams and Royce Fletcher Thomason

Join Sandy and Royce for another episode of, Ask Me Anything: Answers to Your Job Search Questions!

1. "I know specific companies that I'd love to work for, but I'm not sure how or whom to reach out to. Can you help?'" Darren (Mechanical Engineer)

2. "I'm struggling with my job search plan. I wake up each morning with good intentions to make progress, but there are so many distractions and things that come up. At the end of the day, I'm not being very productive. Any suggestions?" Betty (IT, Oil & Gas)

#jobsearch #askmeanything

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Episode 7 - Ask Me Anything: Answers to Your Job Search Questions

BY Sandy Adams and Royce Fletcher Thomason

Join Sandy and Royce for another episode of, Ask Me Anything: Answers to Your Job Search Questions!

1. "I'm in a job search but I plan to retire in 2 years. How should I answer the Interview question, 'Where do you see yourself in 5 years?'" Kathy (Financial Advisor)

2. "I'm researching some companies that I think I'm interested in, but I'm finding negative reviews on GlassDoor. Should I avoid the companies because of the bad reviews?" Don (IT)

3. "How best should a candidate deal with a connection that doesn't respond to your LinkedIn request?"

#jobsearch #askmeanything

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Episode 5 - Ask Me Anything: Answers to Your Job Search Questions

BY Sandy Adams and Royce Fletcher Thomason

Join Sandy and Royce for an audio episode of "Ask Me Anything: Answers to Your Job Search Questions"

1. "I attended your Tuesday job search class and developed a Target Company list. I reached out to a hiring manager by email last week but haven't heard back. What now?" Gary (Telecommunications)

2. "I had a phone call with a recruiter and now I'm not hearing back from them. But they seemed very interested when we talked. What do you suggest I do?" Nikki (International Sales)

#JobSearch #Podcast

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Episode 4 - Ask Me Anything: Answers to Your Job Search Questions

BY Sandy Adams and Royce Fletcher Thomason

Join Sandy and Royce for an audio episode of "Ask Me Anything: Answers to Your Job Search Questions"

1. "I just lost my job last week and I'm feeling pretty down. I've not been in a job search for many years. What do you suggest I do first?" Tiffany (Admin. Assistant)

2. "I had an interview yesterday but I think I bombed a few questions. Any suggestions on how I can recover my chances?" Bob (Construction Project Manager)

#JobSearch #Podcast

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Episode 3 - Ask Me Anything: Answers to Your Job Search Questions

BY Sandy Adams and Royce Fletcher Thomason

Join Sandy and Royce for an audio episode of "Ask Me Anything: Answers to Your Job Search Questions"

1. "I hear all the time to network but what exactly does that mean? Is it all about business card swapping?" Ned (Industrial Engineering Professional)

2. "What is the value in paying someone to write your resume? Worth it or not?" Sally (Experiential Marketing)
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Episode 2 - Ask Me Anything: Answers to Your Job Search Questions

BY Sandy Adams and Royce Fletcher Thomason

Join Sandy and Royce for an audio episode of "Ask Me Anything: Answers to Your Job Search Questions"

1. "What is the best way to list a consulting job/contract job in your LinkedIn profile? I'm currently doing one now and I want to let people know that I'm available for other roles, as I think this job will end around March." Randy (IT)

2. "I've been emailing my resume in Word but I've heard it's better to send as a PDF. Which is better? What is the correct format when submitting it to job boards?" Nancy (R&D Researcher, Oil & Gas)
#jobsearch #askmeanything

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Episode 1 - The Action Plan

BY Stephanie Elaine Cavanaugh

Today is a very special day in JS101 history as it marks the launch of our very first podcast! Given this milestone, it seems appropriate to to talk about our signature program/class – The 7-Step Action Plan. Listen in for an overview of our bi-weekly Tuesday class, held from 10a-1p.

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