If you are looking for a job, this is the podcast is for you!
In each episode, Coach Alison discusses all topics relating to a job hunt: when and how to begin looking, how to arm yourself with more than your resume, the ins and outs of the recruitment process, how to answer common interview topics, and keeping motivation when times get tough.
With over fifteen years of experience, Coach Alison has seen first hand what works and what doesn't in the professional world, and what makes certain candidates succeed over others.
WHY is it so hard to convince potential employers of the fact that you are the best candidate out there? Why are you in the trap of canned rejection letters and ghosted applications while everyone you seem to know on social media is landing their next "dream job". It's not enough that you say your good at something, you need to show how and why you are different from others. See our related post: https://affordablecareerconsulting.com/2020/11/11/strategically-selling-your-skills/
When you Google "transferrable skills" a lot of bad and conflicted advice comes up - including mixed information, where people often confuse transferrable with "soft skills" -- blech!
In this episode, I'll break down the different types of skills, how to recognize the ones that help you best, and how to use it in a resume.
If you're looking at a job opening and saying "I can do that" you're already limiting your performance, both as an applicant and as a future employee. Why? Well, for a lot of reasons, but it really comes down to your passion and the hiring team's ability to sense what type of employee you'll be.
Just in time for Halloween: I asked my clients their most dreaded questions to be asked in an interview. In this episode, we'll cover the 5 scariest and talk about strategies to make them much less terrifying.
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Think you need to be "buttoned up" to get the job? Think again. Our collective idea of professionalism is ambiguous at best - and often, it limits how we communicated and how we show our thoughts and ideas to others.
Need some ideas on how to engage in your interview? Get some ideas here: https://affordablecareerconsulting.com/2020/09/14/7-great-questions-to-ask-interviewers/
Even if you're good at your job and happy, things can turn on a dime. This episode covers what you should and can do now to be proactive and create "insurance" in case you lose your job. Need more ideas? Check out our blog at www.affordablecareerconsulting.com/blog
Sometimes, we get bogged down in the way things are without thinking about how they should be. If any of these 5 things are happening at your job with no way to correct it, it might be time to find the exits. Check out www.affordablecareerconsulting.com for more information.
Sent out hundreds of resumes, but all you hear are crickets? In this episode, I'm giving you a quick checklist to get "unstuck" in your job search and increase your application responses.
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Theres an assumption that the resume is the most important part of a modern job hunt. That's...not actually true. If you have these 5 things in your arsenal, it is possible to land a job without even applying.
If you been frustrated by writing resume, you probably consider hiring a professional writer. But is it worth the price of admission? In this episode we'll talk about the why, the how, and the "what now" of professional resume writing
Company culture is always talked about, but how can you really understand if a company stands by what it says it stands for everyday? We'll talk about 6 strategies to get the scoop on culture, and how to identify red flags
A newer phenomenon in interviewing is the AI-driven interviewing software, that's used to automate first round interviews for employers. Why is this used? And more importantly, how does a candidate use it successfully so they can talk to a person?
In this episode we're talking about what to do while you're waiting for the interview to start. If you're looking at your phone, you are 100% missing out
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What did you do during your "COVID break"? We're talking about how to address that gap in your resume, positioning yourself as proactive, and how to talk risk management with an employer
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