Job Interview Skills 101 with Ellyn Enisman

Author Ellyn Enisman joins Jennifer Armitstead on Job Club Radio to discuss her book “Job Interview Skills 101: The course you forgot to take“. Listen in live on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 2pm ET. If you miss the show, you can listen to the archives afterwards on the same link.

Link to the show: http://ow.ly/6Urbo
Call-in number: (916) 932-1762

Information about Ellyn:

Kung Fu Interview Skills with Matt Youngquist – Tues 9/21

Matt Youngquist will be my guest on Tuesday 9/21/10 to discuss “5 Advanced Interview Kung Fu Moves”. Join us on Tuesday 9/21 at 11am PT|12n MT|1pm CT|2pm ET at http://ow.ly/1GtFk. You can either call in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

Matt Youngquist is providing a pdf listing the 5 Kung Fu interview moves that we discussed on the radio show: Career Horizons Interview Kung Fu Techniques. Thanks Matt!

Matthew B. Youngquist, President & Founder, Career Horizons. Mr. Youngquist is a recognized expert in the field of career coaching, job hunting, and professional employment counseling.  After a decade-long tenure within the Career Development and Outplacement practice of Moore & Associates, a leading Northwest organizational consulting firm, he founded Career Horizons in 2004 to assist individuals in navigating successfully through today’s challenging, largely uncharted employment waters.   In his current role, he consults with clients at all levels on how to strategically manage their careers, explore their occupational options,  and master the complex dynamics that are reshaping today’s world of work.  To date, he has assisted over 6,500 clients through the process of finding more meaningful employment, in addition to the audience he reaches through his blog and the “Conscious Careering” column he authors for the Puget Sound Business Journal.

Contact info:
Web: www.career-horizons.com
Blog: http://careerhorizons.wordpress.com

Quote of the show:
“The interviewing process is a kind of sale. In this case, you are the product – and the salesperson. If you show up unprepared to talk about your unique features and benefits, you’re not likely to motivate an interviewer to “buy”.” – Ron Fry, author of 101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions

Number of show: 10
Enter an interview with 10 prepared questions written down.

Articles referred to on show:
Reject the rejection letter, by Curt MacRae

Image of Success with Lizandra Vega – Mon 8/23

Lizandra Vega will be my guest on Monday 8/23/10 to discuss her book: Image of Success – Make a great impression and land the job you want. Join us on Monday 8/23 at 11am PT|12n MT|1pm CT|2pm ET at http://ow.ly/1GtFk. You can either call in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

Lizandra Vega is the author of The Image of Success: Make a Great Impression and Land The Job You Want (AMACOM Books, May 27, 2010). She is one of the most respected recruiters in the New York Staffing arena, as well as a Certified Image Coach. Cofounder and Managing Partner of Manhattan-based boutique staffing firm Perennial Resources International (PRI), she has successfully coached thousands of individuals on career development, interview techniques, and the kind of verbal and nonverbal communication that is crucial to one’s success. Lizandra Vega lives in Westchester County, New York with her husband and two children. She can be reached at http://www.lizandravega.com.

Contact Info:
Web site: www.lizandravega.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/LizandraVega
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Lizandra-Vega/371778874260?ref=sgm
Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/lizandra-vega/7/12a/15b
e-mail: info@lizandravega.com

Quote of the show:
“What a strange power there is in clothing.” – Isaac Bashevis Singer, Polish born Jewish American write and Nobel Prize for in Literature

Number of the show: 2895 vs 737
Expensive suit with shirt, tie and shoes = $2895 versus reasonably priced suit with shirt, tie and shoes = $737. Either way, it’s a small investment to look your best and make the best impression. As quoted in: http://www.askmen.com/fashion/trends_100/146_fashion_men.html

Interviewing with Steven J. Smith – Mon 6/21

Steven J. Smith will be my guest on Monday 6/21 to discuss Interviewing. Join us on Monday 6/21 at 11am PT|12n MT|1pm CT|2pm ET at http://ow.ly/1GtFk. You can either call in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

Steven J. Smith has over 6 years experience within the Human Resource and Recruiting professions for mid-sized organizations. His contributions have marked a distinct and significant improvement in the acquisition of top tier personnel that have made an unmistakable contribution to the growth and strategic development for the organizations for which he has worked. In his current role with iApplicants, his goal is to help HR departments simplify their hiring process by providing better reporting and tracking capabilities. He feels very strongly that HR should be a strategic partner with the executive team, and by providing an applicant tracking software that is user-friendly and customizable, clients can save time, money, and have the ability to better show the value of their department. Steven holds a B.S degree in Finance from Brigham Young University and is PHR certified.

Contact Info:
Steven J Smith, PHR
888-633-9269 x705
steve@iapplicants.com
http://freeresumetips.yolasite.com

Quote of the show:

“When you go in for a job interview, I think a good thing to ask is if they ever press charges.” ~ Jack Handy

Number of the show: 41

Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 41 states and the District of Columbia, decreased in 5 states, and was unchanged in 4 states. Employment numbers gathered from Bureau of Labor: http://www.bls.gov/

Episode #5 – Image in the Workplace (Mon 4/19/10)

Sarah Ward will be our guest speaker for the Mon 4/19/10 show. She is passionate about dressing to make the right impression and this is oh so important for managing your career!  Sarah is an image consultant, personal shopper, jewelry designer and Conselle Affiliate in the Provo, Utah area.  With a background in teaching, she loves working with people and helping them look and feel their best.  Sarah received her formal image consulting training from the nation’s premiere image consulting school, the Conselle Institute, and is an active member of AICI. Originally from Vancouver, Canada, she now resides in Utah with her husband Tim. Sarah’s contact info – Phone: 801-851-0055, Email: sarah@cablecarcouture.com, Web: www.cablecarcouture.com.

Tune in Monday April 19th at 11am PT | 2pm ET www.blogtalkradio.com/jobclubradio as we’ll discuss image in the workplace.

Check out Sarah’s blog post: Image in the Workplace Do’s and Don’ts

We cannot NOT communicate. “Long before we are close enough to speak, we announce ourselves.  We project or reflect important information about ourselves.  By the time we meet and vocally converse, we have already communicated volumes in an older and more universal language” (Allison Laurie, Language of Clothes). Since the language of dress, grooming, and body language is far more persuasive than any spoken language, taking thought to our image and appearance in the workplace is critical to our success… Read more at Sarah’s blog.

Quote: “A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success in life.” – Dr. Joyce Brothers, psychologist and columnist

Number: 1 billion
$1Billion dollars is the amount of money the airline industry has lost due to the Icelandic volcano eruption.