How to Clinch a Job Offer, with Jan Melnik

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It’s not enough to get an interview; you need to turn that interview into a job offer. There are several things you can do to close the deal, including preparing for the most common questions employers ask, drawing an employer out about the needs of the company, and sharing how you will meet those needs after you begin work. Our guest this week on the Find Your Dream Job podcast, Jan Melnik, shares her top strategies for clinching a job offer and her #1 secret strategy for standing out before and after a job interview. Learn how to show your value and why a specific call to action gives you a better chance of getting the job offer.

About Our Guest:

Jan Melnik (https://www.linkedin.com/in/janmelnik/) is a master resume writer and career strategist who teaches job seekers how to go from interviewee to employee. Jan is the author of “Executive’s Pocket Guide to ROI Resumes and Job Search” and is a frequent keynote speaker at industry conferences nationwide. She also makes regular appearances on both radio and television. Her company, Absolute Advantage (https://www.janmelnik.com/index.html), provides job seekers the absolute advantage when it comes to job search, resume and LinkedIn writing, and career management.

Resources in this Episode:

  • For help in creating a resume that demonstrates your value to potential employers, be sure to check out Jan’s book, “Executive’s Guide to ROI Resumes and Job Search.
  • If you are a job seeker looking for specific help in your search, you must read and implement Jan’s 3-part series on job search strategies: https://www.janmelnik.com/strategies.html
  • If you wait for employers to bring up salary, you’re wasting your time and energy. My new guide, How to Talk About Money in an Interview, shows you how to do salary research before meeting with a hiring manager. Learn how to be more comfortable talking about money and possibly get a higher salary. Get your free copy today at https://www.macslist.org/moneytalk.
  • We want to hear from you! Please share your feedback about our show in a short listener survey and you’ll be entered to win a $50 Amazon gift card. Visit macslist.org/findyourdreamjobsurvey and complete by November 20, 2018.

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