Career Consultancy Toronto      Job Search    Interview Preparation      Social Media PR    Video Presentations      Networking       Marketing Your Skills      Career Plans

    The Position You Want, for the Salary You Want

 

 

Why 4 Minutes?

 

Four minutes is what you have

   

Did You know?:  The employer will only read your resume for 14 seconds? Find out why and what to do about it!

*show me the Job Search Kit

Many executives say that they decide instantly "Yes." or "No." as soon as your walk in the door. Research shows that this is true. How do you control this?

information on Resume Misconceptions

show me your Money-Saving Resume CV-Biography Package

please start me now

return me to Tools

Studies show

  1. the employer decides whether or not to hire you in the first 4 minutes of the interview.

  2. Itís an instinctive decision.

  3. Only 2% of employers will change their mind after the 4th minute.

This information totally changes your strategy for job search.

  1. It means that some things that you worried about, I don't want to worry any more

  2. It means that you need to prepare for things that you never thought of preparing.

  3. Overall it makes getting a job much easier

  4. If you learn how to handle this timing: I will be able to go after all the jobs I truly want

   
 

Get a feeling for what 4 minutes is 4 minutes 239 238 237 236 235 234 233 232 231 230 229 228 227 226 225 224 223 222 221 220 219 218 217 216 215 214 213 212 211 210 209 208 206 205 204 203 202 201 200 199 198 197 196 195 194 193 192 191 190 189 188 187 186 185 184 183 182 181 3 minutes 179 178 177 176 175 174 173 172 171 170 169 166 165 164 163 162 161 160 159 158 155 154 153 151 149 148 147 146 145 144 143 142 141 140 139 138 137 136 135 134 133 132 131 130 129 128 127 126 125 124 123 122 121 2 minutes 119 118 117 116 115 114 113 112 111 110 109 108 107 106 105 104 103 102 101 100 99 98 97 96 95 94 93 92 91 90 89 88 87 86 85 84 83 82 81 80 79 78 77 76 75 74 73 72 71 70 69 66 65 64 63 62 61  1 minute 59 58 55 54 53 51 49 48 47 46 45 44 43 42 41 39 38 37 36 35 34 33 32 31 30 29 28 27 26 25  24  23  22  21  20  19  18  17  16  15  14  13  12  11  10  9   8  7  6  5   4  3   2   1   TIMES UP

 
 

Visual

Studies show that 85% of the decision in the first 4 minutes of the interview is visual - what they see of you. There are things that you can do to maximize the visual side of that 4 minutes to get the job that you want.

 

14 Seconds to Read Your Resume

Did You know?  The employer will only read your resume for 14 seconds before making a crucial decision. Find out why and what to do about it!

 

 

how much can you read in 14 seconds?