Adopt a new definition of an interview! An interview is any face-to-face (or voice-to-voice) contact with a person who hires or supervises people with your skills; even if there is no job opening now.
Here is an excellent article of how to break 4 enigma codes of the job market. Read the entire article here.
YOU CAN TEACH HARD SKILLS, BUT EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND ACTIVE LISTENING? THESE ARE THE SKILLS THAT REALLY MATTER WHEN LOOKING FOR A JOB.
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Learn to find employers before they advertise the job you want. Unfortunately for most job seekers, but fortunately for you, about 75% of all jobs never get advertised. This means that you can use job search methods to find and get the many jobs others will never know of.
Whatever job search methods you use, it is essential that you understand that most jobs are now with smaller organizations. More than 70% of all nongovernmental workers in the U.S. now work for employers with 250 or fewer employees.
Look at the job search in a new and different way from the traditional approach. Be self-reliant, self-directed and proactive rather than passive. Use technology to your advantage in this process and make valuable contacts wherever you go.
Studies show that only 2 job-seeking methods; direct contact with employers and getting leads from people you know (networking) are used to find about 3 out of every 4 jobs.
Private employment agencies and search firms have a place in the job search. You can learn how to use these professional networkers to your advantage.