5 Tips for Getting a JOB!

Five Techniques That Work Hard work does not guarantee success in your job search, but a lack of hard work will guarantee failure. A job search can be most frustrating when you are not getting the results you had anticipated. The following five Techniques work in today’s competitive job market. TECHNIQUE ONE – Select the best targets • Conduct research • Reach out to your professional and personal networks • Identify where you have the best chance of success TECHNIQUE TWO – Identify the right person • Contact at least two levels above the position you are targeting • Research the correct names, titles and their LinkedIn Profile TECHNIQUE THREE – Set minimum daily result standards • Your full-time job is your job search • Spend no more than 10% on job boards or website postings • Submit resumes, make calls and identify new targets daily • Add to your network daily • Identify the 20% that is providing you with 80% of your results • Stop doing things that are a waste of your time TECHNIQUE FOUR – Customize your resume and cover letters • The key to schedule interviews are effective keywords • Refrain from mass mailing your resume • Follow-up every email with a mailed hard copy of your resume • Limit your resume to two pages • Ensure your resume and LinkedIn Profile match TECHNIQUE FIVE – Master your interviewing skills • Practice interviewing • Ask questions that reveal the priorities of everyone in the interview process • Master the ability to overcome objections • Set up your follow-up contact with each conversation • Follow-up stronger than your competition Implement these techniques and you will enjoy a greater level of success in your job search.

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What Clients Say About Patrice & Associates

  • Karen Horton has been amazing! 

    She found me and helped me get my desired position.  She’s pleasantly meticulous, hard working and very friendly which makes talking with her easy.  I would definitely recommend her to anyone who needs help.  

    Many Thanks!

    Netra

    Karen Horton has been amazing!
  • Hiring Workshop - Jobs Hiring Tips for CandidatesDavid Kohlasch is a sure bet!

    David Kohlasch was instrumental in securing my recent placement as a sales manager. He set up interviews quickly, helped me with my resume, spent significant time with me discussing the position and answering all of my questions. I highly recommend his services!    

    Thank you,

    Robyn Dank

    David Kohlasch is a sure bet!
  • Thank you for helping me Bruce Leininger!

    To be honest, I couldn’t be happier having someone help navigate me in changing jobs because for one, that's a crazy thing sometimes. You know the current system your in and are comfortable, but you want something more that's why your looking for a new job no matter the reason. But having someone help you and give you advice for real life is even more valuable. Mr. Bruce Leininger has been the biggest helping hand I could have ever encountered, great person and businessman! I’d also call him a great friend through all of this process.          

    Much Gratitude,

    William

    Thank you for helping me Bruce Leininger!
  • Sally truly cares about your personal growth!

    When working with Sally Kennedy, you can tell she is very experienced and knowledgeable about the interview process and what employers are looking for.  She kept me updated and had thorough communication throughout the whole process.  She truly cares about your career and your own personal interest, and it shows in her work. Could not be more pleased!    

    Blake Schwier

    Sally truly cares about your personal growth!
  • Let me just say Allison Sullivan was exceptional!

    Allison contacted me after locating my resume.  She was very professional, kind and wonderful to deal with.  She followed up with me numerous times to check in and make sure the interview process was going smooth.  I got hired and even then, Allison made sure everything was moving along.  If you need a recruiter, she is your person!    

    Dorothy Santiago

    Let me just say Allison Sullivan was exceptional!