What You Read on ClearedJobs.Net in 2017

Posted by Pat Tovo

2017 ClearedJobs.Net year in reviewAs fast as you can say “Time flies,” another year has gone by and everyone is doing their year-end recaps. We want to participate in that tradition by reviewing our most read articles in 2017. We’re proud of the interest in our stories and if you missed them the first time around, now you can get a lot of good information in one place.

  1. You Flubbed the Interview, Here’s How to Recover

It happens to everyone at some point in their job search. You go in fully prepped, a shine on your shoes, eager to make a good impression, but something goes awry. Maybe you said the wrong thing or you blew an answer and now you feel like there is no hope.  Well, maybe not.  Learn what you can do to smooth over that first impression and reaffirm you are a good candidate for the job.

  1. Hacking Interviews

Adam Brand, Director of IT Security and Compliance at Protiviti shares his thoughts on being in top form during an interview. There are many moving parts during the hiring process and these components will sway your success in getting the job. Adam’s full presentation is available to view.

  1. Seven Steps to a Successful Phone Screen Interview

A phone-screen interview may be your first exposure to a recruiter who can be your internal champion in the job search process. Or it might be a second step after you met a company rep at a job fair. Either way, follow these steps to make a good impression and be prepared.

  1. Career Change: Moving Into Cyber Security

Predictions for job openings in the cyber community show thousands of open positions and you may be thinking about making a change. This can seem like a big leap but creating a plan to move forward will help you succeed. Read how you can make this happen for you.

  1. How One Company Views Salary and Compensation Negotiations

A poll of recruiting professionals asked them to identify the area of the hiring process that poses the most difficulty for cleared job seekers. No surprise. The top response was salary expectations. Our Bob Wheeler spoke with Lisa Turbyfill, lead recruiter at Cleared Solutions, to better understand how employers address the issues of salary and compensation. The nuances are quite interesting.

  1. Job Hunting Advice if You Have More Than 15 Years Experience

While age discrimination is illegal that doesn’t mean it isn’t happening. If you have more than 15-20 years of experience, you’re heading into the “older” category. That doesn’t mean, however, that you can’t find a good cleared job. Here are some strategies to strengthen your cleared job search.

  1. What You Didn’t Learn in Military Transition Class That Is Driving Me Crazy

Not all military classes are created equal and there is not enough time to tackle every situation that might arise. This article covers a few things you should know that you might not have learned in your military transition classes.

  1. Money Talk: Let’s Discuss Salary

It’s always uncomfortable to talk about money in relation to your worth but the salary conversation doesn’t have to be awkward. It is another part of the initial discussions where you get to know a company and figure out if they are right for you. Read about the best way to set yourself up for success.

  1. My ATS May Not Like Your Resume

Most resumes that are submitted online go through an Applicant Tracking System (ATS). And not all ATS platforms are created equal. Discover tips and secrets to get your resume past the automation and into the hands of a human recruiter who just might think you’re the perfect candidate.

  1. Job Seeker Tips If You’ve Been Unemployed Over 4 Months

No one said that finding a job is easy, especially in today’s tough employment market. And if you have been at it for a while it may feel like the impossible dream. But don’t give up. There are tools and techniques you can use to turn your job search into a success story.

If you have subjects you would like us to cover in 2018, please let us know!

Pat Tovo guides job seekers in conducting successful employment searches through targeted prospecting, effective resume writing, and polished interviewing skills. She enjoys facilitating workshops and working one-on-one in career counseling.


This entry was posted on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 10:09 am

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