Why ‘No’ is the Most Important Word You’ll Ever Say

Aug 1, 2014   //   by Mike   //   Latest News  //  Comments Off on Why ‘No’ is the Most Important Word You’ll Ever Say

Let’s face it. Looking for a job is almost universally a lousy experience.

The process is a nightmare for an active job seeker. You spend countless hours searching for the right opportunity, put in lots of work getting introductions, writing cover letters and essays and customizing your resume, then wait week-after-week for a response.

You don’t even hear back from most opportunities, let alone get useful feedback on how you could improve. Even passive job seekers know from experience not to apply for any opportunities unless they have a significant advantage in the form of a warm introduction.

Related: The Case for Updating the Hiring Process

A smart hiring team should realize, first, candidates don’t expect they will be treated very well in your hiring process and, second, that is an opportunity to stand out from other organizations by delighting candidates. Candidates crave to be delighted.

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