Powerful Job Placement Stories with Eleni and Ashlin [Podcast]

Welcome to the

“Discover Your Worth In Chicago Podcast”

Our GOAL is simple:

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

No filler. No BS. Just pure uncensored job seeking tips.

In this episode we cover:

  • Some of the most powerful experiences Eleni and Ashlin have had helping candidates find their ideal jobs
  • Favorite question to build rapport with great candidates; “What do you like to do in your free time?”
  • Questions Ashlin and Eleni ask a candidate to better identify their ideal position; “What were you initially wanting to do with your degree?” (CLIP)
  • Why good people know other good people
  • The question candidates ask the most: The desired salary question
  • Desired Salary role play – Eleni asks Ashlin: “Salary wise what are you looking for?” (Clip)
  • How to handle job hoppers and how much job hopping is appropriate? (Clip)
  • Should you ever submit a photo with your resume? Stay away from Snapchat filters as your LinkedIn photo (Clip)
  • “It doesn’t matter what you look like it matters what you’ve done in your history and you don’t want anyone making any unfair judgements.” – Eleni
  • How should you dress for an interview?
  • Should a guy always wear a tie to a job interview?
  • “I tell every candidate to smile as much as possible in the job interview bc when you smile you open the conversation more.” – Eleni (Clip)

Enjoy!

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Show Notes:

00:45 Eleni Stefanopoulos intro for herself and Ashlin Previs
1:15 One of the most powerful experiences Ashlin has had helping a candidate find a great position
2:20 Ashlin’s story of helping “Heidi” find work that wasn’t at a law firm; The importance of listening to a candidates needs
4:20 Eleni’s powerful placement story about helping “Chris” find a great position
8:50 Ashlin’s powerful placement story about helping “Amy” find a great position
16:45 Eleni’s issues with some recruiters who are all business
17:20 Favorite question to build rapport with great candidates; “What do you like to do in your free time?”
18:20 Questions we ask a candidate in an interview process to better identify their ideal position; “What were you initially wanting to do with your degree?” (CLIP)
20:40 Other small things Ashlin does after a candidate gets placed to ensure it’s a great fit
22:10 Eleni’s issue with bare minimum recruiters
22:40 When Eleni needs someone similar to one of her candidates she will asks if they know anyone; good people know other good people
23:25 The question candidates ask the most: The desired salary question
24:00 Desired Salary role play – Eleni asks Ashlin: “Salary wise what are you looking for?” (Clip)
25:10 Eleni’s thoughts on the Salary question
26:30 How to handle job hoppers and how much job hopping is appropriate? (Clip)
28:35 Should you ever submit a photo with your resume? Stay away from Snapchat filters as your LinkedIn photo (Clip)
30:00 On photos with your resume “It doesn’t matter what you look like it matters what you’ve done in your history and you don’t want anyone making any unfair judgements.”
30:30 How should you dress for an interview?
31:40 Should a guy always show up to an interview with a tie on?
33:00 “I tell every candidate smile as much as possible bc when you smile you open the conversation more.” – Eleni (Clip)

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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