People seem to like to be guaranteed outcomes that are impossible to guarantee. That is shown in this question.

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hi I'm Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter. I coach people. I try and help people
perform at a high level in their job search with hiring people with managing
and leading . . . you know, overall workforce performance. The full question I was
asked is "When applying for a job, what makes you think a company is a suitable
employer for you you know I read this question I shook my head and I'll just
simply say the only thing that you know about the employer is really what
they're trying to hire at this time. So, you've seen a job ad because we're
talking about applying for a job and from the job ad, you think you are
qualified but that doesn't make them a suitable employer I think of suitable
employer" as being "I'm going to work with decent people. It's a firm that I can
learn and grow from and while working there there are opportunities for
advancement there's a whole host of different things including benefits
salary, lots of minutiae that goes into the decision and you don't know anything. You
don't know what the team is like you don't even know if you'll fit with
everyone and, remember, I'm going to remind you of this when you interview with them,
they're going to put on a happy face and try and persuade you they're a great
team of people you'd love to work with.. And then you get to work for them and
you suddenly discover they're very different than the way they presented
themselves . . . Just like you you put on a good facade.
they put on a good facade. There is no way at the time that you are applying for
a job to know if this is a suitable employer for you that's the fact you can
only find out in interviewing a certain amount that is going to allow you to make a
decision as to whether they are a suitable employer and even then it's
going to require a leap of faith.. I'm Jeff Altman. Hope you found this
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Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter
Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a coach who worked as a recruiter for what seems like one hundred years. His work involves career coaching, all as well as executive job search coaching, job coaching and interview coaching. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with more than 1800 episodes and “The No BS Coaching Advice Podcast” and is a member of The Forbes Coaches Council. “No BS JobSearch Advice Radio” was named a Top 10 podcast for job search. is also a Top 10 YouTube channel for job search.

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