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  • 3 Critical Mistakes Interviewees Must Avoid At All Costs TALENT BOOTH - Hey there! When I interview candidates, so many of them make one of these nasty mistakes I'm about to show you. But fear not, by the end of this email, you’ll stop yourself from falling into the same trap! The thing is, it's easy to fix once you recognize it. So today I'm going to show you: What these mistakes are How to avoid them and what to do instead The First Question Mistake The interview kicks off with the inevitable, “Tell me about yourself.” It seems like such an easy,...Continue...
  • Two Time Tricks That'll Save You Hours (Maybe Even Days) TALENT BOOTH Hey There! In this week's email, we're zeroing in on: Two time-management techniques that'll revolutionize your workday Two Time-Management Techniques That'll Revolutionize Your Workday Last week, a someone said to me that engineering is like juggling six balls in the air at once. Ooof With project deadlines, meetings, continuous learning, and somehow even trying to have a life outside work - we could really use a 36-hour day! Since we can't alter the space-time continuum...Continue...
  • 5 Things You Don't Need On Your Resume Anymore TALENT BOOTH - Hey There! In a job market where first impressions are made on paper (or, more accurately, on screen), there's some excellent resume advice from from Google and how it handles recruitment. Although they're a tech company, the advice equally applies to everyone: especially engineers who tend to want to include some information that shouldn't be there. So today, I'm going to give you: What you should leave off your resume The must-haves to include in 2024 The 1950s Guide to...Continue...
  • How to Make 2024 Your Most Successful Year Ever TALENT BOOTH Hey Engineers, Now that we're really into the new year, I've been thinking a lot about the importance of setting clear career goals. It's a game-changer that can propel your career, increase your earnings, and reduce stress. And it's not some boring thing to keep putting off over and over. So today, I'm going to show you: The importance of setting career goals Why it's crucial for your success How to set and achieve them Let's jump right in! Why set career goals? Think of career...Continue...
  • This Gives You an Unfair Advantage TALENT BOOTH Hey Engineers, Do you ever wish you had someone that could take that mountain of résumé refinement and stress off your shoulders? Well, last year I discovered Olivia, and she changed the resume game forever. She's never late, always precise, incredibly affordable, and saves people hours. In fact, she's already hard at work for millions of people, giving them an unfair advantage in the job market! So today, I'm going to show you: Where to find your own Olivia The way it'll...Continue...