“Somer, do you have any feedback for me?” — 1 of 4 people I talk to
Know what’s hard?
Asking for feedback.
Know what else is hard?
Giving honest feedback. Thoughtful feedback that may sting a little, but comes from a good place.
Another thing that’s hard?
What happens next. The reaction.
Feedback applies on both sides of the interview.
How do you know if you’re working with a good recruiter?
Ask for feedback. See what you hear.
You may be surprised to discover the members of your hidden fan club. Who goes out of their way to help. Who wants you to show up as the best version of yourself.
Distinguished Search was built entirely on feedback.
There’s only so far I can get with Wix and Unsplash. Believe me, it was hard to hear at times. Each word, each stock photo was given my personal gold star. It’s hard for a perfectionist to hear that things aren’t perfect, and there’s no one to blame but myself.
But the best part: I realized who was rooting for me.
Discover your hidden fan club.
You just need to ask.
Original LinkedIn post here.