Acknowledge the Good That You Already Have

Heard of social media right? It’s media that is social. Have you heard about social interviewing?

It’s interviewing that is social.

Some people call it a coffee chat. It’s also how to generate interviews “on demand”.

80% of jobs are found via networking, The balance requires being really good at face-to-face interaction. People hire people, not resumes.

Yet, for as many people telling me they had a great coffee chat, people say “network doesn’t work“.

At any age, we all have sthg we haven’t done before. Even for an experienced American executive, coffee chats can be “learning how to ride a bicycle“.

The best way I’ve found to help people produce great results is to guide them on exactly what to do and say in the “before during and after”. That just seems the best way to accelerate somebody “learning how to ride the bicycle“.

Maybe you feel your “not there yet “with your job search....

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Want Better Acceptance Rate

Job hunting and getting 137 / 160 LinkedIn requests accepted. 85% acceptance rate. Good? Real-time view of my student results using the Stuart System™ as shared in our international student job hunt community. LinkedIn is just one small part.

I like focusing on coaching efforts on international students:

  1. because I was one myself and
  2. because of the lack of time, culture gaps and desire for outstanding results (that brought them to the US, to begin with) call for a system. Mine is the Stuart System™.

I have never met an un-hireable international student. There are only un-hireable ways of thinking and doing.

Stuart System™ is about teaching somebody to fish, not just giving them a fish (授人以鱼不如授人以渔). Learn how to kick butt now. It is a skill you then have for life.

I always leave room for my students to impress me.

85% connection right impresses me. You’re considered good if you get above a 40% rate. But we want to be better than good.

This is almost as nice...

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