Resume Review & Guidance — $49
The resume is a necessary job search tool. Though we suggest you land interviews using other proven methods, at some point you will need to present a resume so you must be prepared. This package gives you our expert feedback so you can improve the results you get from your resume.
#1 – Review chapter 5 of ‘The 6 Reasons You’ll Get the Job’ – www.amazon.com
#2 – Adjust your resume using the information from the book. Complete a draft of your resume, and a list of the employers or types of employers you plan to send it to. Send an email to the coach you want to work with [subject line: Resume Review Package/your name]. Attach the list and resume.
#3 – The coach will contact you to schedule a 30-minute session and process payment. They will review your resume in preparation for the session.
#4 – During the session, the coach will share their observations (from the hiring employer’s perspective) about what’s working and what isn’t, and share options and suggestions for improvement. They will offer tips on how best to use your resume to land interviews and impress employers.
Using Side Doors to Land Jobs– $49
Only the top 3-6 resumes or applications are seen by the person with the power to hire. This means lots of highly qualified people never get the opportunity to prove their worth. This package teaches you how to skip the screen-out process by using side doors to get in front of and impress the person with the power to hire you.
#1 – Review Part 2, Chapter 19 of ‘The 6 Reasons You’ll Get the Job’ – www.amazon.com
#2 – Based on what you learned from the book, identify the unique quality, attitude or skill you possess that is needed by the employers you want to work for. Express it in an email, as if you were writing an employer directly. Send the email to the coach you want to work with [subject line: Side Doors Package/your name].
#3 – The coach will contact you to schedule a 30-minute session and process payment. They will review your email in preparation for the session.
#4 – During the session, the coach will help you refine your key message and identify various side doors you can use to get directly to the employers you want to hire you.
Crafting A Good Answer for a Tough Question
Your resume, network, or job search strategy may land you an interview but in the end it’s your ‘good answers’ that get you hired. Many of us have some explaining to do, and lots of issues benefit from a good answer [see box]. This package helps you reduce your fear and craft your good answer so you can turn interviews into offers.
#1 – Review chapter 16 of ‘The 6 Reasons You’ll Get the Job’ – www.amazon.com
#2 – Using the information from chapter 16, complete the ‘Good Answer Worksheet’ [click here for printable worksheet]. Email the worksheet to the coach you want to work with [subject line: Good Answer Package/your name].
#3 – The coach will contact you to schedule a 30-minute session and process payment. They will review your good answer in preparation for the session.
#4 – During the session, the coach will review your good answer, help you improve it, and prepare you to deliver it to potential employers so you feel more confident and prepared for the interview, and increase your chance of landing the job.
WHAT REQUIRES A GOOD ANSWER?
Many of us have some explaining to do. Here are some of the issues that benefit from a good answer:
- Changing careers or industries
- Having been fired, or quitting
- Being laid-off more than once
- Negative reasons for leaving
- Shaky work history (gaps, short blocks) due to raising a family, addiction, education, prison time, health issues, etc.
- Strong education but little experience
- Negative assumptions about ‘people like you’ – age, race, gender, religion, ethnicity, lifestyle, weight, past, etc.
- Criminal background or former addiction
- Involved in legal action with past employer
- Currently pregnant
How does the employer know? Often from our work history, references, or because we tell them!
Is it legal for hiring employers to consider these issues? Some yes, some no… but what matters is that IF it comes up, you are ready with a good, honest answer that reduces their concern and highlights your qualifications.