Connecticut Career Fairs

Successful Job Search Campaign Message
Career Coach Ross Primack
March 21, 2014

There will be two sessions, 9:30 - 10:30 and 11:30 - 12:30

Have you ever heard the advertising slogan, “you never get a second chance to make a first impression?” This is especially true of all facets of your job search. In today’s highly competitive job market, you have a brief window of opportunity to capture the interest and attention of a prospective employer. In this presentation, we’ll discuss problematic messages unintentionally delivered in résumés and cover letters; social networking sites like LinkedIn and Facebook; and during job interviews. Topics covered include:

 
  • How an email address can convey a lack of tech skills and or laziness.

  •  Why words like etc. or various are poisonous to your job search.

  • The critical significance of metrics on your résumé.

  • How Target Job Deconstruction can expedite your job search.

  • The appeal of reciprocity to employers who use LinkedIn to find candidates.

  • The importance of staying on message during your job interview.

  • The one interview question that’s guaranteed to derail your candidacy.

  • Leaving a lasting impression at the closing of the interview.

  • Why you shouldn’t just “thank” an employer.

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