You put together the perfect resume, customized the cover letter, got through the screening and nailed your interview. It felt like this job description was written for you and you did everything right. It’s time to celebrate because you expect the job offer email in a day or two.
But then the email arrives:
“Thank you for your recent interview. Your credentials are excellent and your experience quite impressive. However, we have decided to go in a different direction.”
How could this be? This job was made for you and the interview went so well!?! What do they mean “different direction?” Are you just supposed to give up on this perfect job? Drown your sorrows? Take some time off the job search and lick your wounds? No.
Learn how to identify the opportunity hiding in plain sight and turn that rejection into a job offer. Mark Gonska, Founder of Career Accelerator Coaching, will share 5 ways to turn the pain of rejection into the satisfaction of a job offer.
Mark Gonska, our Featured Speaker, Founder of Career Accelerator Coaching and career coach to six-figure executives describes his life’s work as helping achievers to accelerate their careers and land better jobs faster. Mark is an Executive Career Coach with over 20,000 hours of experience coaching senior executives. He has helped thousands of professionals advance in their careers. He demystifies “what do I want to be when I grow up?” and “how do I get a better job faster?” As a rainmaker, Mark has built an outplacement practice from coast to coast. His unmatched relationships with clients and candidates are built on candor and commitment to address problems head-on and solve them. As a collaborative leader, Mark drives top line and profitability growth. He’s built strategic alliances, developed new products, and delivered operational excellence. He’s action-oriented in all roles: teacher, mentor, and coach.
Our meetings have both in-person and on-line options. Those of you in the Hudson area that prefer to network in-person, join us at Christ Church Episcopal in Hudson. Live too far away for in-person attendance? Then join us on Zoom. Have your video on and be ready to network online by arriving by 7:15 to make some connections and explain who you would like introductions to.
Please use the appropriate registration link below. The in-person sign-in and networking begins at 7:15 p.m. You are highly encouraged to come in-person for one-on-one networking with others. Increasing in-person networking can be an excellent way to enhance your job search.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.