Leading National Expert on Career Coaching Helps New Graduates Land Sought After Jobs

Master the art of interviewing and learn how to get the job you really want. That’s the objective of a new book, (Hudson House Publishing), by long-time career coach and national expert, Ellyn Enisman. “Job Interview Skills 101: The Course You Forgot to Take” is the how-to guide for new grads and college students, seeking employment.

“This book empowers college students and recent grads to successfully prepare for, and compete in the job market,” says Enisman, who has nearly 30 years of experience in career counseling and coaching on both the corporate and collegiate level. “It provides a proven process and is a step by step guide for learning interviewing techniques that help students and new grads prove their value to a potential employer.”

The 200-page, soft cover provides a complete blueprint for students and grads to help increase their confidence and take control of their future. Well-organized for quick navigation and fast reading, the book includes the following information and a great deal more:

? The 7 interview types and how to prepare for them
? What the interviewer really wants to know when they ask, “Tell me about yourself” or “Why should we hire you?”
? The 3 most important questions you must ask in every interview
? 3 mistakes college grads make that can kill the interview…and how to avoid them
? How to create your own personal, powerful stories that demonstrate to the interviewer why you are the best candidate for the job
? How to decode the job description to find clues to what questions you’ll be asked
? Simple tools to help you prepare flawless interview answers to the toughest questions.

“Job Interview skills 101: The Course You Forgot to Take”, has become a great resource for my career development instructors and students. With a competitive job market right now, it is crucial our graduates come out with the knowledge and skills for effective interviewing techniques. This book has enhanced our instruction thus helping our students obtain gainful employment. I highly recommend the book to other professionals involved in job development and career counseling work”. Katrina Gobins, Director of Placement, Ridley Lowell, -business and technical institute.

Job Interview Skills 101 retails for $32.95 and is available at major bookstores and online at amazon.com, bn.com and at: www.jobinterviewskills101.com.

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How to use Linkedin

In our 7th and final career break audio on tips for using LinkedIn if you are unemployed, networking author Diane Crompton has some advice.

Many of those out of work have a hard time figuring out these new online tools they need to be on. Hopefully these tips will help. (download mp3) 1 min

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Share your status for a couple of reasons…

View all our Linkedin tips for unemployed series.

How one company views diversity

We are the firm we are today because of the unique perspectives and contributions of all our associates. We believe that an inclusive group of associates is the best way to serve the varied and individual needs of our clients.

At Edward Jones, we refer to our diversity initiatives as inclusion. This represents more than a simple wording change. “Diversity” is a way for us to recognize and celebrate our differences. “Inclusion” provides direction on how these unique points of view can be understood and used for the good of the firm and our associates.

SimplyHired gets more ‘social’

Got some interesting news in our inbox today. SimplyHired is making job search results much more social with highlighted Linkedin contacts and better sharing options. SimplyHired is a sponsor of JobRadio.fm.

Simply Hired’s Who Do I Know® feature is the first integration with LinkedIn in the industry that instantly delivers an in-line view of your professional connections with potential employers. To activate the LinkedIn feature, click the “Who Do I Know” button at the top of the search results page and allow access to your LinkedIn account. Then, the names and photos of your professional connections appear automatically next to companies included in your results. Through this deep integration, SimplyHired.com encourages the referral hiring process through social networks, bringing traditional networking online.

Socializing Job Search – An Overview of SimplyHired.com from Simply Hired on Vimeo.

Jason Alba: the interviews

If youre a fan of JibberJobber, then you probably know its industrious founder Jason Alba. We thought we would hihlight some of his interviews from the past. You’ll find a ton of job search and Linkedin tips in these 3 interviews.

from coverage of CMA 2009

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from Career Communique (may not play on demand, try later)

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from Total Picture Radio

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