Career Connectors rock!
Where else can a baby boomer like me learn the latest job hunting strategies for the present time of change and challenge?
I learned to use Twitter and Linked In with ease and expertise thanks to them.
Where else would a guest speaker from the State of Arizona tell you there are 300 job openings and show a sample resume to follow? Nothing font fancy—just do it simply to get results. I did and completed four interviews.
My favorite story is the interview in Tucson by a team from Phoenix for a position in Coolidge for a job I had no training or experience. They must have liked everything else on my resume, except that I did not meet the job description. I did not realize this until the day of preparation for the interview. The attached job announcement was 41% reduced in print and I could not read it. I had to search online and find that I was not qualified for the next day’s interview. It was too late to cancel. I confessed prior to the interview at the interview. I decided to go on with the interview for the proverbial practice all job hunters need. I must say I entertained them and we were laughing and joking in the hour. We all knew I was not going to get the job, so why not have a good time anyway.
Question: Demonstrate your sign language vocabulary.
Me: I love you. Thank you. Jesus. Hook ‘em, Horns! (I am from Texas and we all know that sign.)
Note to self: Ask about the job description before accepting an interview.
Career Connectors, thank you for getting me ready with a resume and giving me tips for interviewing. Career Connectors, you rock!