Updating and improving
your LinkedIn profile should be at the top of your career improvement
resolution list. So should learning to use LinkedIns useful features. Let me
want recruiters to find you? They will find you if you have a stand-out LinkedIn profile. Recruiters are spending
Whether you’re looking for your first job or trying to find a
new job, the process might be as consuming as a full-time job. In fact, if
you’re currently unemployed, you could find yourself spending as much as 30 or
more hours a week on job search-related activities ...
A job search is an exercise in analysis. You must analyze
yourself and also the employer you hope will hire you. Ask not what the
employer can do for you; ask what you can do for the employer. Keep that
thought in mind throughout your job search, especially during interviews ...
Guest post by Ashley LipmanCareer change is rarely simple. While the fantasy of what a
new career entails can make the change seem awfully easy, the reality is often
different, and how different fantasy and reality are depends on the person
making the change and on the career option that ...
How Good Deeds Help Your Cause, Boost Your Skills and Add a
Spark to Your LinkedIn Profile
Volunteer work often involves skills
and responsibilities that translate nicely to the workplace, but people tend to
neglect those activities and say “it wasn’t a real job.”
Volunteering as a Big Brother ...
to do before accepting the job
You’ve run the
gauntlet of the job search and come out in one piece. In fact, everything has
gone so well that an offer is on the way. All that’s needed is the quick
finalization of a few details, and you ...
Not every interview in your job search is a
job interview. Consider the informational interview.
An informational interview is a chance to
meet briefly with someone in your field and talk about that person’s company,
her career, and the industry as a whole. It’s as simple as that ...
Guest post by Ashley Lipman Good news: the healthcare industry is expected to grow almost 20% by 2024. That makes health care one of the fastest growing industries in the country, and it’s a great way to make a living while helping others. As the population continues to age ...
There must be some people who enjoy the job search. After
all, there are people who wait with gleeful anticipation for the chance to dive
into their income taxes every year.
In the end, though, you don’t have
to love the search. You do, however, have to ...
part of the job search and interview process is selecting professional job
references. A study by the Society for Human Resource Management found that
references are one of the top three hiring techniques used by employers.
employers request job references either with a job application or during ...