Mistakes people make when applying for a job (Part 1)

Hosted by Chris Baysden

Changing jobs is one of the most exciting experiences in a person’s career. Unfortunately, a lot of things can go wrong in the process. In this episode, independent recruiter Beth Berk, a CPA herself, talks about the key mistakes you need to avoid in order to land that coveted new gig. If you like what you hear, be sure to check out the second and third parts of this three-part series.

What you’ll learn in this podcast:

  • The consequences of not providing the right information on an application.
  • How to handle calls from a prospective employer.
  • Whether employers really expect you to have all the qualifications they list in a job description.
  • A common salary-related mistake that job applicants make.
  • How and when to start the salary discussion.

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