In the book "How to get a job in 30 days" I will teach you little strategies which have worked for me and which are so universal and powerful that anyone who wants to stand out from the crowd can get results. I have tried and tested everything that I am going to be telling you about in these pages, so try to learn from what went well and avoid making the same mistakes that I made, which led to a few epic failures...
The book is laid out so you can work on one topic per day. Check your web presence, create a profile on the professional network LinkedIn, use Facebook to stand out from the crowd, learn to write a CV, develop strategies to avoid secretaries on the phone and how to behave in a job interview. These are just a few of the things I’ll be covering in the 30 days of the challenge.
You’re looking for a job, right? So… what is the first thing that you should do? “Create my resumé (CV)” “Send my application to companies“ STOP! If you’re looking for a job, the first thing that you should do is..
Candidates who want to be successful must stand out from the crowd from the moment they decide to write their CV. All employers want to hire proactive, dynamic people with good taste in the presentation of the curriculum (CV). An old-fashioned CV makes yo..
… why your cover letter is boring? Imagine a beautician that wants to work in a beauty salon. Most of the cover letters are something like that: “Dear Sirs/Madam, I am writing to apply for the position of beautician in your company…” So boring..
You have just read a job advertisement for your dream job… but there’s only a small problem: you don’t have any relevant professional experience and therefore you don’t know what to put in your CV. Don’t worry! Everybody starts their professiona..
Everyone has a signature! What’s yours? How many emails are sent every day with no information about the sender‘s contact details? So many lost opportunities, which could be making you stand out in a crowd! It is so annoying when I want to pho..
LinkedIn is still the social network most people use for professional purposes. So make sure you set up your account carefully and keep it immaculate. Use it like an online CV. Firstly, you should understand that LinkedIn is nothing like Facebook! There ..
After you have sent in your application, you will need to speak to the recruiter on the phone. Unless you get hold of their mobile phone number, your efforts may come to a grinding halt when the person on the other end of the phone politely asks: – “W..
In the book “How to find a job in 30 days”, I wrote a chapter about how you should contact companies by email. I suggest that you finish your cover letter with something like that: “I’ll call next week to talk about this…” You ..
A lot of people are using the european CV model but… it’s not possible to stand out from the crowd if you use the same model as everyone. You need to use different models to stand out, to show your creativity! Use and adapt one of these CV ..
Search your name on Google. What do you look like on the Internet? A lot of people usually say: “I’m looking for a job, I don’t care how I look like on the Internet…!” You need to care, because if your CV stand out, the recr..
You scare companies with your email address!!! … and with your Facebook profile? Here I’ll present some of the worst Facebook profiles and some weird comments or terrible posts like that: Example 1: “J” posted this on Facebook: ..
Imagine this situation: You have spent the entire weekend doing your CV and writing a cover letter but… it is now 4:30am and it’s a Sunday… so you can’t send an email with your application off now or it might get mixed up with all the sp..