51. Job Hunting Q&A.

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The Job Hunting Podcast Episode 51

As a career, job hunting, and LinkedIn visibility coach, I get asked many questions, and I will be addressing some of them in this episode of The Job Hunting Podcast. This episode is suitable for professionals working in the corporate, public, or nonprofit sectors who are in-between jobs or looking to have better plans for their careers, adjusting to the new normal following the pandemic.

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Timestamps to guide your listening:

  • 08:36 – Which resume format do employers prefer?
  • 14:43 – Can you please provide some advice when looking for a job while employed?
  • 22:17 – I'm struggling to set up my Zoom background and lighting. Can you provide some guidance?
  • 28:41 – Should I be looking for job opportunities overseas?
  • 33:12 – How do you network in lockdown?
  • 38:15 – Should we forget 2020 and only start looking for work in 2021?
  • 43:34 – I'm not getting a job. What do I do? 
  • 45:55 – Bonus tip

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Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? 

Hello, I’m Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I’m also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients. 

So there is no excuse – I’m determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Enjoy the episode, and ciao for now!


Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert

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To my friends and colleagues who are currently job hunting, this podcast is for you. Renata Bernarde and her stellar line up of guests very generously share their perspective, advice, behind-the-scene secrets, tips, and anecdotes. "It's called The Job Hunting Podcast (it is what it says on the tin!) Guests include Anita Ziemer, Michelle Redfern, Mohit Bhargava. I cannot recommend it highly enough. Run. Don't Walk." - LinkedIn post shared by Amber Knight.

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