Episode 236

Don't Make These Mistakes! (Ep 236)

Navigating career transition, even for the most experienced professionals, can be daunting. The path to a new job can take longer than anticipated, and sometimes this happens due to missteps professionals make that occur from lack of experience in job search, networking, and the recruitment process.

In this episode of The Job Hunting Podcast, we address several mistakes often made by professionals looking for work. Some are subtle, and others are more conspicuous.

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Timestamps to guide your listening:

  • 02:04 Job Hunting Mistakes Article 
  • 02:55 Common Job Hunting Mistakes and Solutions 
  • 05:21 Going Grandiose with Your Resume 
  • 08:54 Failing to Back Up Your Claims 
  • 10:39 Misunderstanding Interview Preparation 
  • 14:09 Overlooking the Power of Practice 
  • 16:29 Not Seeing Yourself Clearly 
  • 19:11 Failing to Have Foresight 
  • 22:02 Getting Rusty on Tech 
  • 26:57 Losing Sight of Social Media Details 
  • 28:28 Failing to Read the Room 
  • 31:06 Forgoing Leveraging Your Network 
  • 32:50 Additional Personal Observations on Job Hunting Mistakes 

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Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job-hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

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I'm Renata Bernarde, a former CEO and senior executive, now dedicated to helping professionals succeed in advancing their careers. I believe that you can have the best career. One that satisfies your financial and personal needs, brings you joy, and adds value to your life.
I designed career services that can meet your needs and your budget. So, if you're a seasoned professional at a career crossroads, seeking to align your next job with your life's purpose, then let's redefine your career path together and turn aspirations into achievements. Are you ready? Let's embark on this journey together.

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Renata Bernarde