Sending a thank you note after interview is important for a variety of reasons. A well-crafted and timely thank you note after an interview can add a positive first impression. Not only will it leave a polished and professional impression, it can also help the hiring manager remember you amongst the sea of people they have also met.
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A resumes purpose is to get your foot in the door. It needs to show why you are a fit for the position. When writing, your resume take into consideration who will be viewing your resume, how much time will they devote to reading your resume, and knowing this, how do you effectively display why you are the right fit for this position.
Recently, we had a candidate come in for an interview. Let’s call him Mr. Career.
Mr. Career had a box of cereal tucked under his arm. He said he saw on social media that we were participating in Feeding Tampa Bay’s Cereal for Summer food drive and wanted to contribute to the cause, creating an excellent first impression.
As the labor market slowly heals, we see more and more new job opportunities opening. That is positive news for those looking for a job. Perhaps you feel you are at the end of your rope in your job search. Always remember what Dale Carnegie, the legendary author of “The Power of Positive Thinking” advised, “Most people give up right when they’re on the edge of success.”
Think of a Leader/CEO/Director/ Manager in your life who motivated you, inspired you, and gave you the spark to go above and beyond the call of duty. How would you describe that person? What traits or characteristics come to mind when you look back at previous conversations or interactions you had with him or her?