Ep73: Getting interviews with Google and LinkedIn.

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In this episode, Mei Phing discusses how job seekers can find success by utilizing the right strategies and networking effectively. Shares the success story of a client who overcame being labelled a job hopper and gained confidence in his self-esteem and interview skills.



0:59 πŸŽ™οΈ Job seekers can still find good job opportunities during the pandemic with the right strategy and career planning.

2:37 πŸŽ™οΈ The story of a client who struggled with being labeled a job hopper and low self-esteem.

5:09 πŸŽ™οΈ Career clarity sessions helped the client understand his personality and identify skills gaps.

7:35 πŸŽ™οΈ Resume review and positioning were crucial in highlighting the client’s skills and expertise.

10:12 πŸŽ™οΈ Utilizing networking strategies, such as professional networking, helped the client get interviews at startups and even at Google and LinkedIn.

14:28 πŸŽ™οΈ Continuous improvement of interview skills is necessary to succeed in both startup and global multinational company interviews.

17:10 πŸŽ™οΈ The client’s confidence and self-esteem significantly improved, leading to job offers and a positive transformation.


Key Insights

πŸ”‘ The right strategy and career planning can lead to job search success even during a pandemic. It’s important to utilize the correct methods and apply the right strategies.

πŸ”‘ Understanding one’s personality and identifying skills gaps are crucial for finding a suitable job and avoiding situations where a job is not a good fit.

πŸ”‘ Resume positioning is essential for job seekers with a history of job hopping. Highlighting skills and expertise can overcome negative perceptions.

πŸ”‘ Professional networking plays a significant role in job search success. Building relationships, engaging with ex-colleagues, and seeking referrals can lead to job opportunities.

πŸ”‘ Continuous improvement of interview skills is necessary to succeed in different types of interviews, such as those for startups and global multinational companies.

πŸ”‘ Gaining confidence and self-esteem is crucial for overcoming the negative perception of being a job hopper and positioning oneself as a valuable professional.

πŸ”‘ Real visibility strategies, beyond traditional methods, are necessary for job seekers to be seen as skilled and expert professionals, regardless of their years of experience.



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