The perfect interview: how to get the job you really want by John D Drake Ph.D

By John D Drake Ph.D

This up to date model of a top vendor is helping task seekers sharpen their interview talents, organize themselves psychologically for the interview, keep an eye on every one step of the method, and suceed in contemporary aggressive marketplace. This moment variation information 20 questions that interviewers may possibly ask and stocks real-life tales of either stable and undesirable interviewing events.

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The reason I'm making this call is because I'm doing some networking. I've decided to make a career change and I'm looking to make some contacts in the ____ industry. " Step 3. Listening Once you have made your opening request, it is essential that you now be silent and carefully listen to your contact's response. If it is positive, move quickly. Thank your contact for his willingness to help and "nail down" the next step. [or]I'll put my résumé in the mail today. If your contact's response is cool or negative, try to mirror back your understanding of the resistance.

The more the better. John Lucht, in Rites of Passage at $100,000 +, provides this formula for a successful direct mail campaign: Send 1,000 letters . not less Expect to receive three to five affirmative replies . not more If you do it right, those five or six meaningful replies should lead to three or four interviews and two or three offers of exactly what you want. Of course, it's a big task, and at times it will become tedious. But once you get into the flow of it, direct mail can be an absorbing challenge.

6. Don't say . . That you will call them. If they're interested, they will call you. You're willing to relocate. You wouldn't be writing to them if you weren't willing to move there. How great you are. Everyone knows you're biased. Words such as results-oriented or analytically minded are superfluous. Let your achievements speak for you. Now that you have your basic letter designed, consider these live tips for getting your direct mail campaign under way. Page 25 1. Start with companies that have an obvious fit with your talents and are located in your preferred geographical region.

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