94. The 3 critical mistakes job seekers make during a recruitment process: Feedback from recruiters.

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The Job Hunting Podcast Episode 94

The 3 critical mistakes job hunters make during the recruitment and selection process?

In this week's episode, I'm focusing on the 3 biggest mistakes job seekers make during the recruitment process. If you are a long-time listener of this podcast, these mistakes may not come as a surprise to you, but they may be worth listening to anyway. If you're anything like me, sometimes it's good to listen to advice on repeat to let it sink in! 

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  • 03:08 - About Job Hunting Made Simple
  • 06:34 - Mistake #1
  • 09:29 - Mistake #2
  • 12:45 - Mistake #3
  • 16:47 - Bonus 

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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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