Career Coach Office Hours: February 20 2024

By Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

I answered questions about #jobsearch. You can also message me on Linkedin before the show and I will answer it, too. We’ll be back next Tuesday.

00:00 Intro

01:43 A quick story about Google Gemini

04:10 How do you answer “Why have you applied for this job and why do you think you’d be good at this job”?

06:19 What does a job application mean when they ask for the name of the certificate earned?

07:22 Why do some employers lie during interviews about calling back? How can one determine if an employer is being truthful about calling back after an interview?

09:38 Recently I was let go from my job. The reason was that the company was permanently getting rid of my position. When applying for jobs recently I found that the company is hiring again for my old position. Should I reapply to it knowing I was lied to?

14:33 Is it strongly suggested that resumes are tailored for every job that I apply to or is it acceptable to show I’ve had several career industry changes? I’m a generalist & have gone through many skill transitions and have tried a little bit of everything.

16:21 JobSearch.Community

18:39 The recruiter has sent me a “post-interview catch-up meeting” for 15 minutes after the last round with the hiring manager. Does this mean rejection?

21:57 Why do we need to provide details from a resume again in a job application?

25:28 Is it smart to let a job interviewer know that other companies are wanting to interview the interviewee?

26:36 Outro

Getting Ahead of the Curve


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