How to avoid becoming a desperate job seeker

06/3/2013 | Washington Post, The

Candidates who seem too desperate to get a job can undermine their chances of being hired, writes Jeffrey Kudisch, managing director of the Office of Career Services at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. Job seekers should avoid going into a "hyper sales mode," or speaking too loudly or quickly about their qualifications. Also, they should not overwhelm employers with too much follow-up -- one e-mail is enough, he suggests. "Stay calm, collected and confident -- it's about changing your state of mind," Kudisch writes.

View Full Article in:

Washington Post, The

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
DIRECTOR OF HEALTH AND CULTURE
BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Boulder, CO
DIRECTOR OF LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT
BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Boulder, CO
Teacher
Saudi Aramco
Dhahran
K-12 Teachers Needed at Int’l Schools
The International Educator
Multiple Locations
Principal
Visible Men Academy
Bradenton, FL