How to Land a Job
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How to Land a Job


Hey Ambitious Professionals! It’s Linda
Raynier of lindaraynier.com guiding you to a career and life you’ll truly enjoy.
And today I’m going to walk you through my seven steps on how to successfully
land a new job especially if you haven’t had to look for a job in a while as a career strategist I’ve had the
honour of being able to help numerous professionals land their dream job
offers and so if this is something that you’re interested in working with me one
on one I can give you details about that at the end of this video so you haven’t
had to really ever look for a new job where you haven’t had to look for one in
a long time and maybe the previous jobs that you’ve held have all been positions
that were either just handed to you out of the blue or you were referred by
someone and that easily helped you to land that position and so now that
you’re actively looking for a new position you’re confused as to where to
begin and how to successfully start your job search well I can tell you that
there are several things that you need to prepare before you start sending your
resume out to hundreds of job applications here are my seven steps on
how to successfully land a new job step number one know your ideal role inside
out please don’t be the type of candidate that says oh I don’t know what
kind of job I want I’ll just apply to anything that looks good you want to be
ultra clear on the position that you want to get into next and a good way to
do that is to find three to five job descriptions
good job descriptions that describe exactly the type of position that you’re
looking for that will help you to form the basis of your applications your
resume and even your interview answers now that leads us into step number two
which is to make sure that you know how to sell yourself on paper and online and
if you are having trouble in this area then you can definitely check out my
course top-notch resume which is in the link down in the description box below
or you can simply download my free ten ultimate resume hacks cheat sheet which
will help you with building your resume step number three when applying tailor
your applications when you’re applying for jobs online obviously look for the
ones that are on the most prominent job boards including LinkedIn
indeed and if you’re in Australia seek calm and any other major job boards that
you’re familiar with but remember to tailor your application for each
position meaning your CV your cover letter and
whatnot those needs should be tailored to the position that you’re applying to
step number four reach out to contacts in and outside of your network and
articulate your value now I’m not going to go through this one in detail because
I already have a video on that and it’s called how to network to get an
interview and you can check out that video in the link below step number five
keep track of the positions that you apply to in order to stay organized you
never want to double apply to the same position or forget what job you actually
applied to when they call you in for interviews keeping track simply helps
you to mentally identify exactly what it is that you’ve applied to what progress
you’ve been making and what changes you might need to make in your job search
strategy if the last several applications haven’t been getting any
responses step number six sell yourself in interviews and connect with the
employers you want to create an attractive compelling top-notch resume
cover letter and LinkedIn profile the key to selling yourself in
interviews successfully is knowing how to articulate your value and experience
for the position that you’re applying for in addition you want this to be a
natural conversation between you and the employer not only on a professional
level but even on a personal level as well that’s what it means to have a
connection with the employer without that one-on-one connection it will be
hard for the employer to feel convinced that you’re the right fit for their
organization now if you want more details on this
feel free to check out all of my other interview videos that are on my channel
that help you to get a sense of how to really connect with the employers and
how to sell yourself successfully finally step number seven is to let it
flow finding a job no matter what job it is takes time and so if you’re putting
yourself out there you have to realize and recognize that it is going to take a
little bit of luck the right timing and all of the steps that I just outlined
for you to be able to find a job offer that is fulfilling and the right one for
you so there you have it my seven steps on how to successfully land a new job
now if you are someone who has been looking for a new job for the last
little and you still haven’t seen success and
you know that it’s time for you to get some 101 professional help then feel
free to reach out to me head on over to my website lindaraynier.com/standoutgethired read through the page fill out the application form and if I feel
that we are a potential match to work together then one of my team members
will be reaching out to you directly if you like this video then please give it
a thumbs up subscribe to share it with your friends thanks so much for watching
and I will catch you next time

20 Comments

  • Mia Cross

    I started applying for jobs in July, and I just landed a job offer and accepted it last week. I had numerous phone interviews and I interviewed in person for two positions at two different companies prior to getting a job offer with that third company. The first two jobs that I thought were my dream jobs, that I wanted so badly, I obviously did not get. I was feeling so stuck. The ONE thing that I changed with my third company that I interviewed with was that I STUDIED. I studied the goals, vision and purpose of the company. I studied their product, I studied everything I could about this company like it was a final exam. With the previous companies, I thought I had a good understanding, but this was different. I made flashcards and I really learned in depth about this company. Knowing that I had that knowledge about the company gave me such confidence going into the interviews that I did not have with the previous companies in which I was not offered the job. The two things that I think set me up for a job offer was having the knowledge of the company, so when they asked me certain questions I was able to answer them correctly, but also having confidence, because I knew that I knew my stuff. Even if they did not ask questions directly to what I had studied, I would link some of those things into my answers so that they not only knew that I knew what I was talking about, but that I had cared because I clearly studied. This was a role that had many applicants and I believe set me apart. I did not change anything else about my appearance, personality, nothing. That was key for me and in the end I am making more money at this job and it is a role that is higher up in terms of position. That is the one thing I would recommend, aside from the other things that she speaks about. Good luck everyone 🙂

  • Arnoldo Ortiz

    I’ve been looking for a job since I graduated in 2014 I’ve gone through job/phone interviews but I never get the job even though I thought the interview went great.

  • Derek Fournier

    The first thing you said fits me almost perfectly Linda. I had more than 20 successful sales career years. Recruiters chasing me, jobs handed to me. Resigned from a multinational on good terms to be a stay at home Dad for 3 years and during that time my wife’s job moved us across the country. A much larger hurdle than I had ever imagined. Now I’m a total (older) fish out of water. But I feel reenergized after watching your video. Next, to the links 🙂 thanks!

  • Cindy

    Hi Linda, I have learned a lot from your videos, and I wonder do you have some special suggestions for international students who want to work abroad?

  • G Theory

    I was wrongfully terminated on Monday 11/12/2018.
    I am now studying your channel because you give the best tips and steps for getting a job! ❤️

  • Adriana Girdler

    Searching for 3-5 job descriptions that describe the job you want is a great tip to give you somewhere to start for your applications and resume. Another great video – thanks, Linda! Cheers!

  • Ivan Ho

    Hi Linda, I am planning to find a job in the accounting field. However, I have heard that the accounting industry will be affected considerably by the emerging digitalisation of businesses and the adoption of Blockchain technology that is capable of recording real-time transactions. Can you share your view on the future prospect of accounting and how does accounting role evolve? What other skills do we need to have to fit into the new change?

  • curious cat

    I am a type of candidate who applies to anything that looks good since there is not so much offers for the kind of job I want. Just because I can't wait for it to shows up.
    It's what happens when you decide to study art.. it doesn't help you to focus on one thing but instead your head is full of irrelevant ideas.

  • maria shorty

    Linda raynier, thank u so much. Ive been watching ur videos. I landed the job i wanted. Thank u ur so freaken amazing girl.

  • Erika Walton

    Hi Linda, I wanted to say that your videos helped me land 3 jobs offers! Understanding the interview language was a struggle for me and watching your videos for the last two months really boosted my confidence. All offers were from Fortune 500 companies which I accepted one, of course. Again, thank you…I’m so glad I came across your channel!😁🤗🤗😁🤗🤗🤗

  • ya zhao

    Hi Linda
    I have been watching your videos along and they are ready helpful. I had a interview yesterday and said something that I wish I never did. Yesterday, I had an interview of my dream job; which a entry level microbiologist position. I accidentally told the interviewers of the shutdown rumor of my current company that led to many people’s quitting. (PS: My current company is the client of the company I was interviewing yesterday, and they knew the company is shutting down). Would this mistake made me lose the opportunity?

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