JOB SEARCH TIP: Never lie, but don’t be “aw shucks” either.

2 Jul

It is never, ever, in your best interest to misrepresent yourself on your application, resume or interviews with a prospective employer.

Don’t. Ever. Lie.

Having said that, I’ve seen far too many job seekers not tell the full story of what they’ve done in their work and the contributions they’ve made.

Tell the facts, and tell ALL the facts.

When employers are asking you about your prior experiences, they want you tell them a story:

~ What was the PROBLEM or CHALLENGE you were facing,

~ What did YOU DO to solve the problem or address the challenge, and

~ What were the RESULTS, where the problem was solved or the challenge was addressed.

Tell your story. Tell it with clarity. Tell in a way where all the relevant facts are offered. And tell it honestly.

You have a story. Tell it, and tell it proudly.

There are training videos on the web site of my faith community and a handout. This content is free: https://www.thetablempls.com/jobresources

#career #careercoach #jobhunting #careers #jobsearch

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