Stand-Out of You’ll be Screened Out!

Hiring authorities are not going to take time to figure out why they should interview or hire you.  You need to stand out or you will be screened out.  Often the first step of the screening process is your resume and/or cover letter.  It is important to bring attention to your accomplishments and the impact they have had on your past employers.  Your Career Summary must also be keyword rich. 

It is important to have Unique Selling Presentation when you are speaking to or being interviewed by a hiring authority.  You need to determine why someone should interview or hire you vs. competitors with the same experience.  Determine what is unique about you and just as important how this uniqueness will benefit a potential employer.  Your Unique Selling Presentation needs to stand out or you will be screened out.

When you ask questions, they should uncover what is most important to the person on the other end of the phone.   Once you identify their priorities you can focus your answers to fit what is most important to them.  Your questions need to stand out or you will be screened out

Lastly, your follow up has to offer the hiring authorities more information vs. asking for an update or status report.  Your follow up needs to stand out or you will be screened out.  Follow this advice and you will experience more success in your job search.

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What Clients Say About Patrice & Associates

  • I would like to personally thank Ken for all his help in helping me to find a job. On June 1st I was released from my job of 11 years. I was unsure of what my next steps would be. I haven't been through an interview in years and I felt like I was unprepared. Ken took the time to help me step by step. He first gathered all my personal information and work history. He built a resume from all of that information and articulated my accomplishments in a way I never could have. He sent me tips on what to wear, questions to ask, and called after my interviews to see how it went. He gave me support and encouragement when I was at my absolute lowest. I couldn't have asked for a better recruiter! Thank you again Ken! Thanks, Again, KenGeneral Manager, Logan's Road House, Chattanooga TN
  • Ken Schreifels was a great help during the whole process from start to finish. He was with me every step of the way with tips and words of encouragement. If I had any questions or concerns, no matter what time of day it was, he was there to answer it. I would recommend Ken to anyone. Thank you, William  I Would Recommend Ken to Anyone Looking for a New JobGeneral Manager, Fuddruckers, New Jersey
  • David Israel was a pleasure to work with and was instrumental in helping me find an excellent career opportunity .

    David was extremely professional and took the time to really listen to where I was in my career and what I was looking for. As a result of the work he did to connect me with the right opportunity, I was able to obtain a great starting salary and great benefits as well. I would highly recommend David’s services to both job seekers and employers. Josh Axmacher David Israel was a pleasure to work with!
  • Tim was nothing but helpful from the start!

    I was originally contacted by Tim as a reference for someone who used to work for me. He must have recognized that I myself was a good fit, because within a few minutes the conversation turned to me applying for the job.  He was always pushing for me. He was there to help with everything, every step of the way, and was in constant communication. He played a massive role in me landing an amazing job with an even better company. I can't stress enough how awesome this guy was. Tim will coach you through the entire process and be your biggest advocate. He has a lifetime of experience and knows exactly what companies are looking for. A+, 10/10, two thumbs up, 5-stars. Thanks for everything Tim! Brock Kinley Tim was nothing but helpful from the start
  • Tim was very patient and thorough when going through the process of trying to find employment for me and my skills. I appreciate the time and effort he put in for me and I would recommend Tim Walker & Patrice and Associates to anyone looking for great opportunities. Carolyn Floyd Tim was very patient & thorough!