Job Search Tip of the Week #45 (2018)
Caressa Moy | November 5, 2018 | 9:00 am
Why You Never Want to Skip the Thank-You Note
It’s one of the great last impressions you can make!
- Properly formatting your résumé using this free IT résumé template and how-to,
- Showing hiring managers what they want to see on your résumé,
- Preparing yourself for these 3 digital recruitment trends that are changing the candidate selection and evaluation process,
- Cutting through the noise on social media, and
- Networking and collaborating online with hiring companies and other IT and technology professionals
…you got the interview and rocked it. Now, how do you make yourself memorable and continue to differentiate yourself from other candidates? Send a thank-you note.
A couple short sentences sent within the first 24 hours of your interview can really tip the hiring scales in your favor (or not). Keep reading below to learn more, then download these TEN thank-you note templates which you can customize to suit your needs. (Pro Tip: A good IT recruiter like Chase Technology Consultants can help you write and proofread thank-you notes. Just ask!)
Now get on with making that great last impression.
You’ve found the perfect company. You’ve aced the interview. Now all you can do is wait, right?
Read More »
Job Search Tip of the Week #4 (2017)
Caressa Moy | January 23, 2017 | 9:00 am
How to Conduct Thorough Research
Part I: Incorporating Social Media
Want to have an advantage over all of the candidates you’re competing against? You’ll need to know more than the company’s “About Us” page. What’s the current status of the company? How is it fairing against its competitors, and in its industry? What does the company hope to achieve in the short and long term, and what does it need to attain those goals?
Overwhelmed yet? Don’t be. Social media has made it easier than ever to find extensive information. We’ll soon discuss how to leverage social media to reach potential employers, but for now, a dissection of a few of the popular social media platforms to show you how social media can teach you more about a company than its website can:
Read More »