The One Thing Most Job Seekers Forget

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Failing to put yourself in the hiring manager’s shoes

Many Job Seekers never consider what’s going through the hiring manager’s mind.

The hiring manager is thinking I better make a good hire for

I’ll be judged on my ability to hire good talent.

I have a lot to deliver this year. Without the right person, I’m not certain we’ll make our objectives.

if I don’t, my already overworked staff may go elsewhere.

How to put yourself in the hiring manager’s shoes

Show that you can deliver by

Sharing Achievement Stories describing situations where you overcame obstacles and delivered quantified results.

Sharing LinkedIn Recommendations from former bosses that demonstrate your ability to deliver.

Sharing how you

1.) Made money for your employer

2.) Saved money for your employer

3.) Improved productivity

I hope you found this helpful.


Clark Finnical is the author of 

 Job Hunting Secrets (from someone who’s been there)

LinkedIn Strategies to Take Your Career to the Next Level , 

 12 Lies Told To Job Seekers,

 How to Stand Out: From All of the Other Candidates

What No One Told You About Job Titles and Your Job Search  

The Job Loss Mind Game: What Really Happened And What You Need to Do Now


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