How To Get More Job Interviews and Job Offers With This Powerful New Strategy

How To Get More Job Interviews and Job Offers With This Powerful New Strategy
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By Mike Simpson

This is Part 1 of a 3-part series on getting more job interviews and more job offers:

I think we can agree on one thing...

If you’ve found this article it’s because you want to do better… you want more for yourself.

Am I right?

You want to finally break through and get a job that will pay you well and that you don’t absolutely hate getting out of bed for every morning. Trust me, I’ve been there.  I know what it is like.

But it’s just so tough, isn't it?

Doesn’t it feel like there are thousands of people going after the same jobs?

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Well, have you seen the job numbers lately?  The reason it feels like that is because there are thousands of people going after the same jobs.  It’s never been more competitive than it is now.

I hate to say it, but it’s a numbers game...

And you have to give yourself the most amount of chances to be successful.

Everybody says that “it’s quality over quantity,” but that’s easy for them to say.  They’re not the ones sitting at home with a mountain of student debt, or sitting in their cubicle making peanuts and absolutely hating life.

Okay so what does that mean for you?

It means you need to get more job interviews.

It means you need to be better at interviewing.

It means you have to do something that your competitors aren’t doing to give you an advantage.

Ok so if I told you that I can get you more job interviews than you’ve ever had before, would you be interested?

YES.

And if I told you that from all those new job interviews you got that you would have a better chance of getting a job offer, would you be excited?

Of course you would.

And what if I told you that you could have all of this and it would only take fifteen minutes to accomplish?

Would you be standing up on your chair, screaming to the rooftops, “Yes Mike!  Yes!  Show me what I need to do to get a darn job!”

I bet you would.

The good news is, this article is going to show you how you can do all of those things.

But before we get to that, you need to understand what is making things so difficult for you.

Here's a hint...

It's not your fault.

The Job-Getting Conundrum

I hate to say it, but gone are the days when you can whip up a cover letter and resume and simply fire strategyfish_fritsalxloff a bunch of them, and then a couple days later having your phone ring off the hook as hiring managers beg to get you to come in for an interview.

In a world where nearly everyone has bachelor degrees and online job boards make for thousands of applications for every position, the modern job seeker has to do SO MUCH more to get noticed.

I'm sure you've done this:

Monster.com - Check

CareerBuilder.com - Check

Indeed.com - Check

LinkedIn.com - Check

Find job, submit application.  Find job, submit application.

Rinse.  Repeat.

Sound familiar? Guess what?  So is it to everybody else.

The system is broken!  How can you be expected to stand out?

And how can a hiring manager be expected to find the diamonds in the rough (like YOU for example) when every single application they look at - every cover letter, resume and LinkedIn page - look EXACTLY the same?

You need to find a way to make it impossible for the hiring manager to NOT bring you in for an interview.

Well, luckily for you, my partner Jeff and I have figured out how to do just that.

And the best part is?  It will only take you 15 minutes.

How To Get More Job Interviews Than You've Ever Had Before

There is one simple solution to this job-getting conundrum that we all face… one thing you can simply add to what you are already doing that will get you more job interviews than you have ever had before.

You need to have a personal website.

"Whoa whoa whoa Mike, hold your horses.  A website?", you might be thinking to yourself.

Yes.  I'm talking about a website.

As in YourName.com.

Before you roll your eyes at me or close this screen, hear me loud and clear.

Having your own personal website will get you more job interviews. 

Having your own personal website will get you more job offers from those interviews.

It is a phenomenally powerful tool that will enhance your career prospects more than nearly any other part of your job interview portfolio.

And thanks to the wonderful advancement of the internet, it (thankfully!!) is easier than it has ever been before.

Now I’m guessing that you never thought of how having your own website could help you get a job?  personal-website-skyrocket

Well, you’re not alone.  Because by speaking with hiring managers across the country, we’ve discovered that to this point, only the most savvy job seekers have been using this to their advantage.

But if you think about it, doesn’t it start to make sense?

Take a look at this quote from top Recruitment Firm CEO Ken Sundheim:

“Even with a fractional budget, you can effectively advertise yourself to potential employers and build a personalized brand that creates an image of hard work, success, knowledge, expertise and potential.” - Ken Sundheim, CEO of KAS Placement Recruiters

Having your own website allows you to do so much more for your personal brand than any other tool at your disposal.

By now, you’ve read how important that personal branding is in relation to your job search.  Then you also know that your resume and cover letter are NOT the most important branding tool when it comes to getting more interviews and job offers.

Everyone has a resume and cover letter, and for the most part, they are all exactly the same.  BORING.

How can you stand out among a stack of virtually identical sheets of paper?

The top job seekers have all realized that the hub for their personal brand in the