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How to Get Interviews
You’ve re-written your resume and cover letter several times. You‘ve applied for every supervisory job for which you’re qualified within 40 miles, but still you are not getting interviews. What’s wrong? As an applicant, your goal is to stand out from the rest of the field and be seen as being more attractive and qualified. You have to be an accomplished solid professional who has a good deal to offer…Continue
LEAVE REPLACEMENT: SHOULD I TAKE IT?
Should you consider taking a leave replacement position? Like most other complex questions, the answer is, “It depends”. It depends on your specific set of circumstances. It depends on the conditions surrounding the leave.
What are your circumstances?
How Screening Really Works
If I apply for a job and don’t hear back should I call? How is my resume screened? What is the screener really looking for? How do interviewing committees make decisions? Although each district customizes their process, the variations are usually minor. So, how does it really work?
When you apply for a position, be prepared to wait. Don’t be a pest and call the personnel office to inquire about your…Continue
Answering Frequently Asked Questions
There are strategies in answering the most frequently asked interviewers’ questions. It takes some work, but these strategies can readily be mastered. First, you need to think through your narrative -- the story you want to get across about who you are. You should always assume that the first question is going to be, “Tell us about yourself”. The second…Continue