19 July 2018

Who’s on Your A-Team?

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“I pity the fool who doesn’t have an A-Team”

Our topic this Friday is “Who’s on Your A-Team? How to knock down one obstacle at a time to achieve job search success.”

King Solomon, one of the wisest men ever, said, “Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed (Proverbs 15:22).” The more career coaching I do, the more important I see this as the cornerstone of an effective job campaign. People who have advisory teams get better results in less time. Come Friday and find out why.

“Pride only breeds quarrels, but wisdom is found in those who take advice (Proverbs 13:10).”

BTW, the person with the highest hippo score in January last year accepted a job the following week. The person with the second highest hippo score accepted a job the following week. Coincidence? I don’t think so!

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JobSeekers meets every Friday morning at First Baptist Church in Peachtree City from 7:30 to 10:00 am. First Baptist Church is located at 208 Willow Bend Road.

Click here for directions and agenda.

See you on Friday!

– Dave O’Farrell
Executive Recruiter, Outplacement Consultant
O’Farrell Career Management

“Atlanta’s most effective career services firm.”

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    Looking for Hippos

    Hippos #3Been looking for hippos lately? If not, I recommend you come to JobSeekers on Friday. You’ll learn to look for hippos, and then to execute them.

    Hippos are one of the key elements that determine how soon and how successful you are in your job search. Hippos are also critical to sales people, sales managers, executives and entrepreneurs. Come tomorrow and learn how to find and execute “hippos.”

    Hippos, by the way, are “high payoff activities.” In 24 years in the career management business, I’ve met only of handful of people who truly live by the concepts I will teach on Friday.

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    JobSeekers meets every Friday morning at First Baptist Church in Peachtree City from 7:30 to 10:00 am. First Baptist Church is located at 208 Willow Bend Road.

    Click here for directions and agenda.

    See you on Friday!

    – Dave O’Farrell
    Executive Recruiter, Outplacement Consultant
    O’Farrell Career Management

    “Atlanta’s most effective career services firm.”

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      No Meeting This Week

      Declaration of Independence


      4 July 1776

      No meeting this week! See you at our next meeting on Friday 13 July.

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      JobSeekers meets every Friday morning at First Baptist Church in Peachtree City from 7:30 to 10:00 am. Meetings are not held on the Fridays closest to Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s. First Baptist Church is located at 208 Willow Bend Road.

      Click here for more information about the meetings and agenda.

      See you on Friday!

      – Dave O’Farrell
      Executive Recruiter, Outplacement Consultant
      O’Farrell Career Management

      “Atlanta’s most effective career services firm.”

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        Your First 90 Days

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        Come this Friday for “Your First 90 Days — What You Should Really Do When You Start Your New Job.”

        Transitions are a critical time for leaders. In fact, most agree that moving into a new role is the biggest challenge a manager will face. While transitions offer a chance to start fresh and make needed changes in an organization, they also place leaders in a position of acute vulnerability. Missteps made during the crucial first three months in a new role can jeopardize or even derail your success.

        We will offer proven strategies for conquering the challenges of transitions — no matter where you are in your career.

        Whether you’re starting a new job, being promoted from within, embarking on an overseas assignment, or being tapped as CEO, how you manage your transition will determine whether you succeed or fail.

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        JobSeekers meets every Friday morning at First Baptist Church in Peachtree City from 7:30 to 10:00 am. First Baptist Church is located at 208 Willow Bend Road.

        Click here for more information about the meetings and agenda.

        See you on Friday!

        – Dave O’Farrell
        Executive Recruiter, Outplacement Consultant
        O’Farrell Career Management

        “Atlanta’s most effective career services firm.”

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          Seven Job Search Strategies

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          Where are you investing your time?

          Seven Job Search Strategies and Their Relative Effectiveness

          Delighted to report that several clients have landed jobs in the past couple of weeks! What I’m teaching at JobSeekers this Friday is fundamental to the process we use here at O’Farrell Career Management. It’s part of the process that these clients used to earn their offers.

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          Tired of beating your head against the wall? Our topic this week, “Seven Job Search Strategies and Their Relative Effectiveness” might help end your frustration and pain.

          The holiday season is over. School is gearing back up. It’s time to get off the sidelines and back in the game! It seems many people are experiencing some serious inertia this week. Come to JS this Friday and get your mojo back!

          I’ll teach you what works (and why) and what doesn’t (and why not). I will share something that I’ve never seen on another career website, or seen in another book, or heard from another career coach. If you embrace this concept, prepare yourself thoroughly, and maintain a positive attitude you can and will land a job.

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          JobSeekers meets every Friday morning at First Baptist Church in Peachtree City from 7:30 to 10:00 am. First Baptist Church is located at 208 Willow Bend Road.

          Click here for more information about the meetings and agenda.

          See you on Friday!

          – Dave O’Farrell
          Executive Recruiter, Outplacement Consultant
          O’Farrell Career Management

          “Atlanta’s most effective career services firm.”

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            Building Your Own Brand

            This week’s topic about personal brandingpersonal branding, “Building Your Own Brand: How to put what you’re selling into one clear concise and powerful message,” is vitally important to every job seeker.

            Have you ever thought of yourself as a brand? Yes, we all have our own personal brand whether we devote any thought or energy to it or not. As job seekers, we can scarcely ignore this important dimension of our campaigns.

            There are many elements that make up a strong brand, and we teach these elements throughout the six-month curriculum. This week we will tie all this together as we create our own advertising slogan and business cards. You can use your new material as you are out and about during the summer and Independence Day holiday.

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            JobSeekers meets every Friday morning at First Baptist Church in Peachtree City from 7:30 to 10:00 am. First Baptist Church is located at 208 Willow Bend Road.

            Click here for more information about the meetings and agenda.

            See you on Friday!

            – Dave O’Farrell
            Executive Recruiter, Outplacement Consultant
            O’Farrell Career Management

            “Atlanta’s most effective career services firm.”

             

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              Interviewing Skills: Resolving Objections

              Resolving Objections


              “You’re over qualified.”

              Another interviewing skills topic this week: “Resolving Objections and Concerns About Your Candidacy.”

              Have you been passed over for a position because you were too old or too inexperienced – or for something else? This week’s topic is one of the most important ones I teach. We will learn and practice skills to resolve concerns about age, experience and many other things. Before the meeting, think about concerns employers have had that have prevented you from getting a job. Think about what you will do differently the next time you find yourself in that situation.

              Here are a few you may have heard:

              1. You’re over qualified.
              2. You don’t have enough [industry] experience.
              3. How long have you been out of work? / You’ve been out of work too long.
              4. The job pays 70% of what you used to make; is that an issue? / We don’t think you’ll stay.
              5. When did you get your degree?
              6. You don’t have a degree.
              7. You’re too old.

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              JobSeekers meets every Friday morning at First Baptist Church in Peachtree City from 7:30 to 10:00 am. First Baptist Church is located at 208 Willow Bend Road.

              Click here for more information about the meetings and agenda.

              See you on Friday!

              – Dave O’Farrell
              Executive Recruiter, Outplacement Consultant
              O’Farrell Career Management

              “Atlanta’s most effective career services firm.”

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                Closing the Interview

                How to finish strong and land the job of your dreams.

                Many people leave the interview not knowing where they stand. Some ask, “Dave, I had a great interview three weeks ago and haven’t heard back. Should I contact them?” The three-step process I will teach on Friday is the remedy to prevent this quandary.

                You will learn two very powerful questions to move your candidacy forward to the next step in the process.

                You will also learn one powerful tie-down question that will save you a lot of heartache later on. This is a can’t-miss meeting.

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                JobSeekers meets every Friday morning at First Baptist Church in Peachtree City from 7:30 to 10:00 am. First Baptist Church is located at 208 Willow Bend Road.

                Click here for more information about the meetings and agenda.

                See you on Friday!

                – Dave O’Farrell
                Corporate Recruiter, Outplacement Consultant
                O’Farrell Career Management

                “Atlanta’s most effective career services firm.”

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                  Interviewing Skills: Positioning Your Qualifications

                  Interviewing Skills


                  Cruise to Harmony

                  This week our topic is “Positioning Your Qualifications: How to Differentiate Yourself in Today’s Hyper-Competitive Job Market.” This topic on interviewing skills is one of my favorites as well as one of the most important I teach. Some of you are coming close to landing jobs but falling short and you don’t know why. I’ll tell you why if you come to JobSeekers.

                  The apostle Paul was a powerful and persuasive positioner. Paul thought about his audience and leveraged what he had in common with them. The skill of matching your qualifications and accomplishments with the specific needs of the hiring organization is called positioning.

                  I’ve had clients not only land jobs by using this skill, but completely shut down their competition. One client landed two out of three jobs. Interesting story. I will share this on Friday.

                  This poster was created a few years ago as part of the activity that accompanies this topic.

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                  JobSeekers meets every Friday morning at First Baptist Church in Peachtree City from 7:30 to 10:00 am. First Baptist Church is located at 208 Willow Bend Road.

                  Click here for more information about the meetings and agenda.

                  See you on Friday!

                  – Dave O’Farrell
                  Corporate Recruiter, Outplacement Consultant
                  O’Farrell Career Management

                  “Atlanta’s most effective career services firm.”

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                    Job Search Secrets: How to Earn $15K Real Fast

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                    Set your alarm now to take advantage of this amazing offer!

                    Our topic for Friday 18 May is “How to Earn $15K Real Fast!” You will learn job search secrets that have put thousands of dollars into savvy job seekers’ pockets. This topic is about doing what’s best for you and for your family. Bring your calculator (no joke)!

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                    But here’s what I really want to say:

                    Hi friends, Billy Mays here for JobSeekers of Peachtree City! Come Friday to learn the amazing secrets of how to earn $15,000 in just a few weeks! Yes, you can have it all by using the strategy, tools and skills taught at the exciting, fun-filled and action-packed meetings held every Friday morning at First Baptist Church of Peachtree City!

                    Don’t delay! Set your alarm now! Don’t miss this exciting event! Yes, these methods work like magic when applied with a healthy dose of a positivity and the power of prayer!

                    And it’s all yours for only $1.00! A whopping $120 value, for only $1.00. Here’s how to order!

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                    JobSeekers meets every Friday morning at First Baptist Church in Peachtree City from 7:30 to 10:00 am. First Baptist Church is located at 208 Willow Bend Road.

                    Click here for meeting day, time and location.

                    See you on Friday!

                    – Dave O’Farrell
                    Corporate Recruiter, Outplacement Consultant
                    O’Farrell Career Management

                    “Atlanta’s most effective career services firm.”

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