Tag Archives: #careerdevelopment

If Prospective Employers are using AI, Why Aren’t You?

You don’t need to be a programmer to use AI for streamlining your job search, cutting through the complexities of job applications, and making the job search less of a full-time job. These statistics should boost any reluctance you have to put your toes into the AI waters: 7 in 10 job seekers who use ChatGPT saw a higher response rate from hiring managers (78% secured an interview, and 59% went on to get hired). Continue reading If Prospective Employers are using AI, Why Aren’t You?

Overcoming Job Search Fears: How ChatGPT Can Empower College Graduates

As recent college graduates venture into the job market, they often find themselves on a rollercoaster of emotions. The excitement of starting a new chapter in their lives is coupled with anxiety and fear about the challenges that lie ahead. However, there’s a powerful ally in this journey – ChatGPT, an AI language model that can provide valuable guidance and support. In this article, we will explore the top fears faced by college graduates during their job search and how ChatGPT can help overcome these challenges with practical advice, real-life examples, and encouragement. Continue reading Overcoming Job Search Fears: How ChatGPT Can Empower College Graduates

ChatGPT for Career Searching and Career Future Proofing

ChatGPT is an exciting and useful tool for job seekers and career transitioners to define their ideal job, identify companies that align with their values, develop personalized job plans, find opportunities, network, create resumes and cover letters, optimize application materials, prepare for interviews, and much more.

Beyond finding your next career it’s value is also in future-proofing careers. 90% of U.S. business leaders regard ChatGPT experience a plus, for both job seekers and current employees. ChatGPT improves work efficiencies in a multitude of tasks providing more time for higher level decision making and creativity. It can spark innovative ideas for new products and services and open up new perspectives to old problems. ChatGPT is the single greatest source for developing invaluable transferable skills that are in demand today. We just have to embrace the fact that it is here to stay and purposefully engage with it.

Author Garrison Leykam is a Certified Professional Career Coach (CPCC) and a Certified Chat GPT Prompt Engineer

Behind the Scenes Look at Amazon #1 New Release: AI-Powered Job Hunting

Today, I want to take you behind the scenes and share the motivation that drove me to write “AI-Powered Job Hunting: How to Leverage ChatGPT to Land Your Dream Job.” As I continue to navigate the ever-evolving job market, I see evidence every day of the immense power of AI in candidate screening. While these sophisticated tools can streamline the hiring process, it often leaves job seekers feeling uncertain, with their resumes and applications subject to automated scrutiny.

But here’s the thing: I believe in creating a level playing field for all job seekers, where they can leverage the very AI tools used to screen their candidacy into powerful tools for job hunting. This book was born out of my passion to empower individuals to take charge of their career journeys and embrace the potential of AI-driven job hunting. I wanted to share practical strategies and insights that bridge the gap between technology and human connection, ensuring they stand out and thrive in this digital era.

Inside the pages of “AI-Powered Job Hunting,” you’ll discover invaluable techniques, insider tips, and actionable advice that will help you navigate applicant tracking systems and impress hiring managers.  Whether you’re a recent graduate starting your career or a seasoned professional seeking new opportunities, this book is your guide to unlocking the full potential of AI in your job search. It’s time to transform technology from a barrier to an ally! I’m excited to share this journey with you and support your success in the job market. Together, we can harness the power of AI, level the playing field, and land those dream jobs we’ve been working towards.

Stay tuned for more updates and exclusive insights from “AI-Powered Job Hunting” right here on LinkedIn. Feel free to reach out with any questions or thoughts—I’m here to help you on your career path!

Continuous Learning: Find Your Stage

Whether you’re a job seeker fresh out of college, a mid-manager looking to take the next career ladder step, a second act retiree wondering what your ideal work iteration can be, a salesperson looking to gain more confidence presenting to prospects, or a trial attorney motivated to improve your ability to persuade a jury, continuous learning and stepping out of your comfort zone are must-do’s. For me, the greatest challenge I placed on myself was learning to become a standup comedian. And, I didn’t realize just how great an impact it would have on me! Continue reading Continuous Learning: Find Your Stage