Month: March 2020

Job Search Etiquette 101

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Job Search Etiquette 101

Interviewing for a new job and concerned you might miss something along the way. We’ve got your back! Here are some interview etiquette tips and tricks you need to get off a potential employer’s naughty list and onto the nice one when looking for your next job:

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Tighten up your resume

Communicate politely and promptly

Meet deadlines

Know your audience

Include links

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Writing a LinkedIn Bio

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Writing a LinkedIn Bio

The LinkedIn summary or “about” section is often under-utilized by a lot of  users on the social media platform. Whether you’re using LinkedIn to find a job or to build your brand, the summary section is important real estate. This section gives you between 300-350 words to strengthen your profile by adding some personality and allowing you to tell your story. Here are some tips to improve yours:

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Don’t ramble

Include an image

Stay humble

Use your own voice

Be honest

Proofread

Include links

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Types of Interviews

Types of Interviews

Types of Interviews

All organizations conduct different types of job interviews. Different type of interviews help an interview understand you and what you can bring to the table. Know the difference and how to be prepared!

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One on one

Panel/group

Phone

Personality/ability testing

Working

Here is some more help on how to be prepared!

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Things to Think About When Looking for a Job

Things to Think About When Looking for a Job

Things to Think About When Looking for a Job

Looking for a new position and trying to figure out if a job is right for you?  While salary is important, it doesn’t always spell happiness. Here are a few things to consider while weighing the pros and cons of that position you have your eyes on. 

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Why are you looking for a new job

Responsibilities

Benefits

Working hours

Room to grow

Company reputation

Location

Getting names wrong

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‘Thank You’ Note Mistakes

'Thank You' Note Mistakes

‘Thank You’ Note Mistakes

You’ve just killed your interview and now you’re stuck with waiting for the employer to get back to you about next steps. Time to write the “thank you” note! Before you do that though, make sure to avoid these six things to ensure you leave a lasting impression on your interviewer. 

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Starting an email with “Hey!”

Not personalizing each thank you

Waiting more than 24 hours to email

Writing an essay

Sending gifts

Getting names wrong

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How to Nail a Phone Interview

How to Nail a Phone Interview

How to Nail a Phone Interview

While you’re looking for your next position, it’s important to be prepared for a phone interview. Many companies start the interview process with a phone call to talk about the job opportunity with candidates to determine if the candidate is a good fit and to gauge his or her interest in the position. In a lot of cases this first initial call with be scheduled. You may get a surprise call so it’s best to be prepared. Here are a few ways you can make sure you ace your next phone interview:

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Compile a list of strengths/weaknesses

Have questions prepared

Research the company

Review your resume

Slow down when you talk

Don’t interrupt the interviewer

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Tips for Job Searching on LinkedIn

Tips for Job Searching on LinkedIn

Tips for Job Searching on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a social networking site specifically for companies and job-seekers. It functions a little like an online resume. You can use it to showcase your skills, find new job opportunities and even connect with potential clients. Here are some tips for using LinkedIn to help you land your perfect job. 

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Let people know you’re available

Build your network on LinkedIn

keep your experience & skills current

Research your future company

Be active

Make sure all of your dates/titles and companies match your resume

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Tips for Video Interviews

Tips for Video Interviews

Tips for Video Interviews

Video interviews are becoming more common in this day and age. If you’ve never been asked to participate in a video interview for a job opening, you will be soon. Video interviews save time and money for both a business and job candidates. Here are are few video interviewing tips that will help you make it to the next round:

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Log in 10 minutes early to ensure there are no technical issues

Take the call in a quiet place

Sit in front of a clean background

Maintain eye contact with the camera

Speak loud and clear

Smile

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Sample Interview Questions

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Sample Interview Questions

Wouldn’t it be great if you knew what questions an employer would be asking in your next interview? While we don’t recommend having a cheat sheet for every interview question (in fact, please don’t), we do recommend spending some time getting comfortable with what you might be asked.

Consider this list when you’re prepping for your interview:

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Tell me about yourself

Why do you want this job?

Why should we hire you?

What are your Strengths?

What are your weaknesses?

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

Here are some other questions to prep for!

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How to Ask for Raise

How to Ask for Raise

How to Ask for Raise

So you want a raise but you don’t know the best way to go about asking for one. In an ideal world, your boss would notice your accomplishments and give you a raise. In the real world, that is rarely the case. If you want a raise or promotion you have to ask for one. How do you ask for a raise and get it? Here are the best practices from the pro’s:

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Do you research

Choose the right time

Keep the conversation simple

Talk about how you’ve contributed

Don’t worry if the answer isn’t yes

Looking for a new position? Stop by MinistryJobs.com and have a look at the jobs that are available! Ministry jobs are hard to come by and job hunting is no fun. We help ministry job seekers find their ideal role in their next ministry – for free! More than 6 million search for a job every day. Be found! Looking to list a job or an open position? We help churches and organizations get job openings in front of potential candidates. We have several plans and packages available. Today is the day!

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