Learn how would you GIFT (bribe) the employer?
Hello Job Seeker,
Read full page and learn the trick.. in shape of story.
walked out of the interview room, his palms still moist, and his heart rate
finally settling down.
am 95% sure I did best. Maybe not perfect, but I was really nervous going
in," he told his friend Bob who'd come along for support.
was the hiring manager's move -- deciding whether or not to invite Roger back
for a second interview.
This is the
hard part for any job candidate.
don't have to sit back and twiddle your thumbs or pig out on donuts while you
wait for a response.
Here is a
secret that you can apply, one that Roger used too.
Interviewer a GIFT!
Starbucks card or a movie pass or a subscription to a magazine.
it's really important not to give anything that might be considered a bribe.
you can give something of value that will be seen as a kind gesture.
noticed a golf trophy on the employer's desk, or a Bonsai tree on her
bookshelf, or a photo of the interviewer's family fishing.
clues can you pick up from such a discovery that will help you select something
small but memorable, a gift that says, "Thank you for your time
a gift of information -- an article or link on the Internet about a topic
related to the hobby or interest you noticed.
example, Mindy is a 'foodie' but she likes lovely cuisine that is both
beautiful to look at and delicious to eat.
her interviewer, a woman named Lisa, talked a bit about cooking and cookbooks
before they got down to the business of the job Mindy was applying for.
they concluded their meeting, Mindy attached a digital cookbook from her
collection to her thank you email.
nice way to say, in effect, I paid attention to our mutual interest in good
AND. . .
a thank you gift does not guarantee a job -- or even a second interview, but it
is worth the time and effort regardless of the outcome.
landing a job is not the only goal.
good human relations and sewing seeds of kindness and connection are important
too -- sometimes even more important than the 'thank you' itself.
gesture will benefit you one way or another.
demonstrates your interest and excitement about the job in question.
displays your willingness to go beyond the interview itself.
draws attention to you as a thoughtful person.
delivers a gift that can be shared with others, thereby multiplying its effect.
gifts bring your name back to the employer/hiring manager and help you to keep
in touch with your this person until the job is filled.