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Mistakes

Mistakes People Make and Easy Fixes to Those Mistakes | NoBSJobSearchAdvice.com

On this show, I discuss mistakes people make and how to fix them.

FROM THE ARCHIVES (2011). PLEASE DISREGARD ANY JOBS REFERRED TO LATER IN THE AUDIO. I NO LONGER DO RECRUITING AND THESE POSITIONS WERE FILLED YEARS AGO.

 

ABOUT JEFF ALTMAN, THE BIG GAME HUNTER

Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter
Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a career and leadership coach who worked as a recruiter for more than 40 years. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with more than 1400 episodes and his newest show, “No BS Coaching Advice.” He is a member of The Forbes Coaches Council. “No BS JobSearch Advice Radio” was recently named a Top 10 podcast for job search. JobSearchTV.com was also recently named a Top 10 YouTube channel for job search.

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Finding Job Leads Through Twitter | NoBSJobSearchAdvice.com


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http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thebiggamehunter/2018/12/26/finding-job-leads-through-twitter-nobsjobsearchadvicecom

EP 1326 What’s the best tool for finding job leads on Twitter? The answer may surprise you.

ABOUT JEFF ALTMAN, THE BIG GAME HUNTER

Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a career and leadership coach who worked as a recruiter for more than 40 years. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice

Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter
Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with more than 1200 episodes and “No BS Coaching Advice.” He is a member of The Forbes Coaches Council.

Are you interested in 1:1 coaching, interview coaching, advice about networking more effectively, how to negotiate your offer or leadership coaching? Connect with me on LinkedIn. Then message me to schedule an initial complimentary session.

If you have questions for me, call me through the Magnifi

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app for iOS (video) or PrestoExperts.com (phone)

JobSearchCoachingHQ.com offers great advice for job hunters PLUS a community for you to ask questions of PLUS the ability to ask me questions where I function as your ally with no conflict of interest answering your questions.  

Connect with me on LinkedIn.

Join and attend my classes on Skillshare. Become a premium member and get 2 months free.

Join Career Angles on Facebook and receive support, ideas and advice in your current career and job.

Finding Job Leads Through Twitter | NoBSJobSearchAdvice.com


Listen to the full episode here
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thebiggamehunter/2018/12/26/finding-job-leads-through-twitter-nobsjobsearchadvicecom

EP 1326 What’s the best tool for finding job leads on Twitter? The answer may surprise you.

ABOUT JEFF ALTMAN, THE BIG GAME HUNTER

Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a career and leadership coach who worked as a recruiter for more than 40 years. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice

Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter
Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with more than 1200 episodes and “No BS Coaching Advice.” He is a member of The Forbes Coaches Council.

Are you interested in 1:1 coaching, interview coaching, advice about networking more effectively, how to negotiate your offer or leadership coaching? Connect with me on LinkedIn. Then message me to schedule an initial complimentary session.

If you have questions for me, call me through the Magnifi

NoBSJobSearchAdvice.com
NoBSJobSearchAdvice.com

app for iOS (video) or PrestoExperts.com (phone)

JobSearchCoachingHQ.com offers great advice for job hunters PLUS a community for you to ask questions of PLUS the ability to ask me questions where I function as your ally with no conflict of interest answering your questions.  

Connect with me on LinkedIn.

Join and attend my classes on Skillshare. Become a premium member and get 2 months free.

Join Career Angles on Facebook and receive support, ideas and advice in your current career and job.

A Great Tool for Job Leads

Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter discusses an underutilized tool for job leads.

Summary

I want to talk with you about a source for job leads that is extremely underutilized. Let me preface this by saying that there is intrinsic bias in job hunting that is propagandized by the media and by the government and that's a bias toward large companies. After all, large companies are much more stable than small companies. Yeah right.

Yes, small companies go out of business. Large companies go out of business. Both lay people off. In the current economic environment there's been no security beyond the skills and individual brings AND there is no security in that those, too.

So, when all is said and done, you only have yourself to rely on. Don't be a sucker and fall for the propaganda about big companies. They do a great job mortgaging themselves; the media supports that marketing but they are no guarantee of your security.

In finding work, you want to find organizations that will value you properly, where you can learn what you need to in order to continue to be marketable.

Everyone knows about the Fortune 500 or the Forbes 500 list but one of the list is completely underutilized and overlooked is the Inc. 5000 list. This list is a list of small companies that are going through huge growth.

Does that mean there is a job for you there? No, of course not any more than the other lists that I mentioned are guarantees to have jobs either.

One of my beliefs is that when you swim with other fish, employers can pick the fish they want. If you swim where there aren't a lot of fish present, you look much more prominent there and that's one of the things you need to do. Put yourself in the position of being a huge fish to them with great skills and small firms are an underutilized target for job hunters.

So don't ignore the Inc. 5000 list of the top small businesses. Do find this list; it's available and a great tool for job hunters. Once you identify a firm in your state or in your locale, you can go to LinkedIn or to Google searches, not just to see if they have a job for you but who you might be connected with that these firms who might be able to provide an introduction or perform an informational interview and talk with you about the organization, the kind of things that they do and where you can help.

Do you think employers are trying to help you? You already know you can’t trust recruiters—they tell as they think you need to know to take the job they after representing so they collect their payday.

The skills needed to find a job are different yet complement the skills needed to do a job.

Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter has been a career coach and recruiter for what seems like one hundred years.

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