Time is Money, Get Back Out There
Pro-tips for Interviewing and Job Applications During COVID-19
In this episode, herdacious host Lorelei chats with Sidney Miller to discuss finding success in the workforce amid crisis. As we all grapple with the economic effects of the pandemic, Sidney coaches us through the steps of finding professional success through self advocacy. From knowing your value during the application process to tackling virtual interviews on Zoom, Sidney prepares us for the good, the bad, and the ugly of what to expect and how to approach the hiring process as women.
Host: Lorelei Gonzalez
Co-host: Sidney Miller
Sidney Miller is a talent acquisition lead at Packet, an Equinix Company in Phoenix, where she is passionate about the recruiting life cycle. From the inception of the candidate to the experience, Sidney works predominantly with matching talent in the engineering world to the role best fit for them. Sidney is a working mom and Arizona Wildcat Alumni. When not paving the way for talented individuals, Sydney spends her free time singing in the grocery store to Lionel Richie songs -- an absolute must.
Things you will learn in this episode (chapter markers available):
- What do recruiters do for us? 1:45
- Chase the opportunities, sister 6:00
- Resume length 9:40
- Interviewing virtually 11:40
- Preventing burnout in the job application process 14:20
- Tactics for pay ranges 17:00
- The 411 on interview questions 20:00
- Counter offers 24:36
- Grooming gap 27:37
- Femme fact: Alice Walker 29:46
Link to show transcript here.
Looking for additional resources on this topic? Check out our webinars “StrengthsFinder: Your Competitive Advantage | Amy Zambetti” about recognizing your true talents, and “Leveraging Your Strengths – How to Get Your Dream Job | Lisa Cummings” on using those talents to land your dream job.
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