Using Voicemail to Make a Great First Impression with Recruiters

Written by Scott Brown

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* Always know your employer. Find out aboutrepparttar company youíre applying for so you can communicate to them how compatible you are as a candidate.

* Practice what youíre going to say. You donít want to sound like youíre reading a script, butrepparttar 140653 more prepared you are,repparttar 140654 more confident you will sound. Not to mention, if youíre prepared to leave a message and you get a person instead, your delivery will be that much better.

Whatever you do, donít let an answering machine or voicemail scare you. You may be eager to getrepparttar 140655 ball rolling, but donít think of it as a blockade. Instead, consider yourself lucky. If you donít get a ďliveĒ person, youíll have more time to prepare what you want to say. This will give you time to get all your thoughts in order and make little or no mistakes.

Scott Brown is the author of the Job Search Handbook ( As editor of the weekly newsletter on job searching, Scott has written many articles on the subject. He wrote the Job Search Handbook to provide job seekers with a complete yet easy to use guide to finding a job effectively.

The Group Interview

Written by Michelle Roebuck

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  • Do you have a positive attitude?
  • Do you encourage participation from other group members?
  • Do you demonstrate leadership abilities when working in a group?
  • Are you able to helprepparttar group focus and work together?
  • Whatís being said duringrepparttar 140592 group interview is not nearly important. Your personal traits and interpersonal skills are most important torepparttar 140593 employer. If you are positive, show leadership skills and work well with a group,repparttar 140594 employer feels that you will exhibit those qualities onrepparttar 140595 job.

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