Mistakes people make when applying for a job (Part 3)

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 the third part of a three-episode series, independent recruiter Beth Berk, CPA, offers her final recommendations on what job candidates can do to secure that new position.

What you’ll learn in this podcast:

  • How to approach salary and benefit negotiations.
  • Berk’s philosophy on asking for time off at a new job.
  • Common mistakes people make on their résumés.
  • Why it’s important to customize your résumé for a specific job.
  • How you should list your past work experience on a résumé.

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