Blog

Erin Bazinet

Recent Posts

6 Things to Bring to an Interview, and 6 Things to Leave at Home

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Oct 12, 2017 10:33:27 AM

When getting ready for an upcoming interview, you’ll have a number of things you need to get prepared for the big day. There may be some materials you don’t realize you should bring with you, and other ones that you should leave behind as not to disrupt you. Here is a list of the top six things to bring with you to an interview, as well as six things that are best left at home.

READ FULL ARTICLE

Even More Helpful Google Chrome Extensions for Job Seekers

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Sep 27, 2017 10:42:46 AM

There are constantly new tools becoming available to job seekers as the world of hiring continues to evolve. We previously presented our top Google Chrome extensions that can assist you in a number of ways during your job search. As these types of tools further develop, we’ve found even more extensions that will help you land that next job. Take a look at the following Google Chrome tools that will assist any job seeker in their search for a new career opportunity.

READ FULL ARTICLE

The Interview Is Over, Now What? 10 Things You Need to Do

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Sep 14, 2017 10:31:17 AM

Once you’ve completed a job interview, your work does not stop there. Even if you prepared thoroughly, gave eloquent answers to questions, and felt like the interview went superbly, there are still several tasks ahead of you. These are the ten things you need to do within the minutes, hours, and days after your interview to ensure your position as a top candidate.

READ FULL ARTICLE

The Complete Social Media Audit You Need Before Applying To Jobs

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Sep 12, 2017 9:49:14 AM

When you first start your job search, you need to take into account your online presence, especially in regard to social media. It’s not uncommon for employers and recruiters to review one or more of your social media profiles during the hiring process. In order to ensure your social media presence assists your job search and isn’t a hindrance, you need to do a comprehensive review. Here are the best ways to do a complete audit of your social media before you start applying to jobs.

READ FULL ARTICLE

How to Answer an Interview Question if You Don’t Know the Answer

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Aug 3, 2017 9:58:08 AM

No matter how much you’ve prepared for an interview, you never know if there may be a question that you weren’t ready for or trips you up. It’s not uncommon to have a question that you don’t have the perfect answer to, and that’s okay. Instead of getting flustered, take a deep breath and learn these few simple tactics to use when you are faced with an uncertain interview question.

READ FULL ARTICLE

How to Personalize Your LinkedIn Invitations (with Examples)

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Jul 6, 2017 10:40:54 AM

Personalization is a key component to get someone to respond to you on LinkedIn. Whether you are a job seeker trying to reach a prospective employer or a recruiter attempting to find a quality candidate for your organization, you need to take a little extra time to compose a well-thought-out invitation when connecting with someone.

READ FULL ARTICLE

Last Minute Checks to Make Before Submitting a Resume

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Jun 15, 2017 10:29:46 AM

Your resume is one of the most critical aspects of your job search. In most cases, it will act as your first impression to a hiring manager or potential employer. Once you have spent time collecting your information and crafting your document, the last thing you want have happen is to make a small mistake on it. Before you submit your resume for a job application, you need to make these last minute checks to ensure your resume is the best it can be.

READ FULL ARTICLE

Why You Need Customer Service in Your Recruitment Process

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Jun 6, 2017 9:59:09 AM

When thinking of the recruitment process as a business, your candidates and applicants are customers. In all good businesses, you want to provide your customers with exemplary customer service. So why is it that often times customer service is overlooked during the recruitment process? Customer service is crucial to successful recruiting, so it’s imperative to provide this for all candidates. Keep reading to see why customer service needs to be a critical aspect of your recruitment process, as well as the steps you can take to improve it at your organization.

READ FULL ARTICLE

Have You Updated Your Resume Recently? The Latest Trends You Need To Know

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Apr 27, 2017 10:15:13 AM

There will always be competing candidates when you apply for a job, so how can you ensure your application stands out? You need to start with evaluating your resume, since this will be the first impression a potential employer will get of you and your skillset. As the job industry continues to evolve, so do the qualities that make a resume successful. If you haven’t updated your resume recently, these are the latest resume trends you need to be aware of before you submit your application.

READ FULL ARTICLE

The Best Ways to Automate Parts of Your Job Search

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Apr 10, 2017 10:36:13 AM

A job search is not an easy process, whether you are a recent graduate or a seasoned professional. There are emails to send, connections to make, resumes to edit, and job applications to complete. There’s a lot to manage on top of your already busy day-to-day schedule. However, there are ways to assist you with managing your job search. There are a number of tools, resources, and methods available at your disposal that can automate different aspects of your search. Take a look at the following ways automation can make your job search a bit easier to accomplish.

READ FULL ARTICLE

Subscribe by Email

 

The Job Seekers Survival Kit

Looking for a job is hard work but JOHNLEONARD can help!
Use our Job Seekers Survival Kit to survive your next Job Search.

GET STARTED NOW!