Episode 48 – Top 10 Biggest Mistakes We See on Remote Job Applications & How to Fix Them

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Episode 48 – Top 10 Biggest Mistakes We See on Remote Job Applications & How to Fix Them
June 15, 2020
Key Takeaways To Tune In For
  • [01:44] The 1st biggest & simplest mistake that costs you an interview for your dream job
  • [03:10] The 2nd mistake that automatically disqualifies you from our remote jobs
  • [05:03] What is ‘formatting’ & why it is a pet peeve for our team when reviewing your applications
  • [05:59] Why having an open heart for critique can make a huge difference to your success online
  • [06:24] A silly mistake that renders your application and resume far, far less effective
  • [08:04] Why I was really disappointed with the latest role we hired for Team VAI
  • [11:39] One of my biggest tips to ensuring your application has a higher chance of success
  • [12:07] Secret way we vet our applicants in our hiring process
  • [12:42] How to put on your ‘I really, actually want a remote job and I’m not going to be lazy’ goggles
  • [13:27] The 7th mistake that we see all too common in the applications that we receive
  • [15:17] Why I always kept multiple versions of my resume ready to go
  • [16:11] The 8th and truly the most detrimental mistake you can make: to not… apply… at all.
  • [17:08] The 9th mistake all about double-checking your social media channels when you’re actively applying
  • [18:49] Our final and most noticed mistake that will disqualify you in any stage of the hiring process
  • [20:30] My BIGGEST and absolute most important tip when it comes to landing your dream remote job

 

In this episode, we share 10 of the biggest mistakes we’ve seen on job applications for remote jobs that WE’VE posted. I talk through everything from resumes to cover letters to submitting job applications – we dive into the nitty-gritty and share all the behind-the-scenes of how we hire at Team VAI as well.

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