Episode 19: Show Notes Ft. Brenden Kumarasamy of YouTube's MasterTalk
Robb and Brendan sit down for the most power hour of Recruiting Hell yet with over 60 minutes of outstanding tips to bulk up your job hunting chops.
Brenden is the host of Youtube's "MasterTalk" as well as an all around great guy from Montreal, Canada. Follow Him on Instagram at MasterYourTalk.
0:00 - Intro
8:22 - Eight month interviews
9:40 - Becoming the ideal candidate
12:20 - Dealing with interview anxiety*
13:09 - Mirroring*
14:35 - Harsh Feedback
17:16 - Becoming the perfect candidate bullet points
17:58 - Preparing “copy”
19:06 - The world’s greatest elevator speech
21:49 - What happens when they bring a squad?
24:52 - Taking a minute.
26:58 - Smiling the wrong way.
27:53- Doing the 5 things to become the ideal candidate
28:09 - Buying time
29:02 - Question Drills
29:43 - The question of Loyalty
31:249 - Prepare for everything
32:32 - Panel interview recap
34:11 - Creating an effective story for STAR
34:49 - Bring your A Game Stories
36:08 - Don’t tell blah stories
38:02 - Your friends are better at telling stories about you than you are.
39:20 Intelligence isn’t the key
40:29 - $5 words
42:075 - Brenden’s #1 tip
44:06 - The math behind what you say
45:04 - What you say gives you the confidence to know how to say it
48:15 - Biggest Problem with the Job Market
50:34 - Find your Team
51:17 Hippos and Nail Polish
54:28 - Brenden’s questions
57:42 - Think like an executive
58:31 - Introduce yourself to the execs
1:00:39 - How to think like an executive