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Category: Job Search

How to Follow-Up After You Didn’t Get the Job

Posted on March 9th, by Henry Goldbeck in Interviewing Advice, Job Search. Comments Off on How to Follow-Up After You Didn’t Get the Job

There are few things more discouraging than a phone call or email advising, “Sorry, you didn’t get the job”.  It especially stings if you felt you performed well in the interview and it was for a job you really wanted.

So, what went wrong? You don’t have to wonder. In fact, we recommend you follow up … Read More »

4 Crucial Steps to Prepare for an Interview

Posted on February 8th, by Henry Goldbeck in Interviewing Advice, Job Search, Resume Writing. Comments Off on 4 Crucial Steps to Prepare for an Interview

Your cover letter and resume are great for getting your foot in the door. But once you get called in for an interview, how you conduct yourself and the answers you give are what will determine whether you get the job or not. Prepare to sell yourself well by following these 4 critical tips:

Research the … Read More »

Combat Job Search Fatigue

Posted on January 13th, by Henry Goldbeck in Job Search. Comments Off on Combat Job Search Fatigue

Henry Goldbeck came across the question “How to Combat Job Search Depression?” and shared his thoughts on it below:

“The biggest reason for job search depression is focusing on things out of your control. If you focus on what you can control and stay disciplined, you will feel much better during the job search and be less likely to become depressed or discouraged.

What can you control?

Your research of opportunities, … Read More »

Discreetly Attract Recruiters with LinkedIn’s Open Candidates Feature

Posted on December 14th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, Job Search. Comments Off on Discreetly Attract Recruiters with LinkedIn’s Open Candidates Feature

LinkedIn recently implemented a new feature called Open Candidates, which discreetly signals to hiring managers and recruiters that you are interested in finding a new job. The beauty of this concept is that it can help you find new opportunities without raising any red flags at your current place of employment; the feature allows you … Read More »

Henry’s Thoughts on NY Times’ How To Write a Cover Letter”

Posted on November 8th, by Henry Goldbeck in Interviewing Advice, Resume Writing. Comments Off on Henry’s Thoughts on NY Times’ How To Write a Cover Letter”

Henry’s generic response to this article:

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/22/business/how-to-write-a-cover-letter-that-stands-out.html?emc=eta1&_r=0smarterliving@nytimes.com

This is a good article with lots of great ideas about writing cover letters that make a difference.

My guilty secret, it has been many years since I have read a cover letter. This does not negate the value of great cover letters, but their value is dependant on the type … Read More »