The ‘Desired Salary’ Interview Question – How to avoid answering too low or too high [Podcast]

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“Discover Your Worth In Chicago Podcast”

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We want to help you find your ideal position in Chicago.

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In this episode we cover:

  • The one question that candidates mess up the most – “Where do you see yourself in 5 years”
  • The salary question; lot of candidates shoot too low or too high or ask what the salary is
  • How many jobs is appropriate to have over 6-7 years
  • Do Millennials have an easier time getting a job than someone from different generations.
  • Employers biggest concerns when hiring is how long their candidate is going to stay on board; The biggest advantage for a younger candidate is how long the company can employ the person
  • How to present yourself if you’re just burnt out and want a regular boring job for a stretch
  • The key to a strong resume is to highlight and bullet point your accomplishments
  • Surprisingly Important Question: Should your address be on your resume?
  • Why it’s so important to clean up your social media profile; How much should you share publicly on social media for the world to see

Enjoy!

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Show Notes:

2:30 Have you had any candidates not get the job based on the way they answered the question;
3:00 The one question that candidates screw up on the most; present yourself as someone that’s motivated “Where do you see yourself in 5 years question”
4:00 Eleni’s take on the one question that most people miss-answer  “Job hoppers”
4:30 The salary question; lot of candidates shoot too low or too high or ask what the salary is
5:30 Struggling with job hoppers
6:00 How many jobs is appropriate to have over 6-7 years
9:15 Do Millennials have an easier time getting a job than someone in different generations. Would someone more qualified but from an older generation get the position over a millennial?
10:45 Employers biggest concerns when hiring is how long their candidate is going to stay on board; The biggest advantage for a younger candidate is how long the company can employ the person
11:40 Why having too much ambition can potentially scare off employers
13:00 How to present yourself if you’re just burnt out and want a regular boring job for a stretch
13:30 Besides number and length of jobs what else do you focus on on a resume?; The key to a strong resume is to highlight and bullet point your accomplishments; The important difference between listing your responsibilities and accomplishments on a resume
16:00 Should your address be on your resume?
16:40 Do recruiters and employers look at your social media profiles?
17:40 Social media horror story
19:30 Why it’s so important to clean up your social media profile; How much should you share publicly on social media for the world to see?
20:00 How Brian found ICI and why he started working here; Did Brian ever have a television show? Paranormal Cops

QUESTION OF THE SHOW: What was your favorite quote or lesson from this episode? Please let us know in the comments.

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