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Job interviews mark the ending period of your search, and after that comes negotiation and accepting an offer. I typically advise that clients keep going with their career search until they have a formal offer. Why count your chickens before they've fully hatched? Having more than one offer can also increase your bargaining power, something I spoke about here. 

September 11, 2020

 

 

Right now, with high unemployment and seemingly endless competition for jobs, nailing your interview is critical! Almost every failed interview can be traced back to the first three minutes. Experts will tell you the first ten seconds, but these are the same experts who have never interviewed or haven’t interviewed in the past twenty years. The reality is a little longer, but not much.

September 4, 2020

 

In this video, Self Made Millennial Madeline Mann shares the four things that you MUST do when preparing for a job interview. Madeline will teach you how to prep for - and pass - any job interview with these critically important tips.

Get ready to ace that interview. Wifi hi-five!

 

August 24, 2020

Have you ever wondered how recruiters score your phone interview? 

In this video, Self Made Millennial Madeline Mann divulges what she looks for when talking to candidates, and shares her best advice on how you can prepare to absolutely crush your phone interview.

These methods have helped Madeline's students pass phone interviews at companies like Google, Apple, Sony, Amazon, and Netflix. Madeline also shares her No. 1 tip for maximizing your salary negotiating power when the conversation turns to money.

 

July 22, 2020

 

 

A job search can be an arduous task with many steps. Typically, the first step is to create a resume that convinces the recruiter to consider you for an open position.

July 6, 2020

 

Need tips for finding a new job quickly? 

In this video, Self Made Millennial Madeline Mann will tell you everything you need to know about how to get hired fast, regardless of your circumstances.

 

Originally posted on YouTube.

 

 

June 19, 2020
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In this video, Self Made Millennial Madeline Mann delivers three excellent tips for optimizing your LinkedIn profile.

 

 

Originally posted on the Self Made Millennial YouTube channel.

 

May 18, 2020

 

Human Resources professional Madeline Mann tells you everything you need to know to give you an edge in the job search during this trying time. 

 

 

April 24, 2020

 

Having trouble getting your foot in the door? In this video, Self Made Millennial Madeline Mann will show you some resume hacks that will help to get through a company’s automated resume scanning software using the right keywords.  

 

 

March 23, 2020

If you’re preparing for a job interview, there are several popular interview questions that recruiters tend to ask. Self Made Millennial Madeline Mann talks about how to answer the question that will most surely be on their list: “Why are you looking to leave your current job?” and all other versions that will help them understand why you left your previous employer. Watch Madeline’s YouTube video for some great tips on answering this question with confidence!  

 

March 11, 2020

Here are tips on how to prepare for an interview. An important aspect of how to prep for interview questions is knowing the 12 things to never say in an interview. Among these interview prep questions, I will tell you exactly what not to say in an interview and why these are the things to never say in a job interview. Most people don’t get this interview help, so you’ll stand out!

 

February 20, 2020

 


 

There is a nasty rumor going around that recruiters and hiring managers do not read cover letters. The truth is, many large companies use software to scan resumes for keywords and then forward those candidates deemed qualified to the HR team. In this case, your stunning cover letter would not help you get to the first round.

February 11, 2020

 

#1 Nothing happens overnight.

The night I publicly announced the news of my resignation a small part of me was expecting a Hollywood ending. Stomach-churning, I went to bed knowing there would be no sleep and foolishly fantasized about the emails that would be waiting for me the next morning:

Dear Pubali: See attached offer letter. We have wanted you for years.

February 4, 2020

 

 


 

Yep, you read that right.  In fact, 1 of 3 adults (of 75 million Americans) have a criminal record.  Before you Google me and try to figure out the story, and in the spirit of keeping it “real” let me share.

May 6, 2019

 

 

Roughly 650 years after he sent it, Leonardo da Vinci’s letter to the Duke of Milan asking for a job is still very well known. In celebration of his upcoming April 15th birthday, it is worth looking at his approach to finding a new gig.

April 9, 2019

 

 

 

The curse “may you live in interesting times” could apply to this year’s college graduating class. Unemployment is at its lowest point in decades and new technology has disrupted nearly every major industry. But the curse may actually be a blessing in disguise.

August 29, 2018

 


 

 

July 10, 2018

 

 

Like everything else in our ever-evolving world, the process of selling yourself through your resume is always changing. As young HR pros, we get so much advice on the “right way” to write our resume that it can sometimes be overwhelming. The whole goal of writing your resume is to find that perfect first job that we spent so much time in college studying for. The last thing you want to do is get missed in the shuffle.

May 31, 2018


 

Q: What do you think about offbeat interview questions such as “Tell me a joke” or “If you could only choose one song to play every time you walked into a room for the rest of your life, what would it be? I think we can learn some good things from these types of questions.  What do you think?

March 21, 2018