LinkedIn is one of the leading online tools to help jobseekers network, connect with recruiters and hiring managers, and stay top of mind. It’s smart to always be improving your profile and online activity there. It’s just tricky to offer advice without knowing the type of LinkedIn user you are.
Digital visibility is important for every careerist, especially when you’re looking for a job. According to a 2016 survey done by CareerBuilder, the number of employers using social media to screen job applicants has skyrocketed 500% over the last 10 years. If you didn’t think it was important before, now
In this fast-paced, high-tech world we’re living in, anyone interested in advancing their career or business is truly missing out if they haven’t stamped their brand online via LinkedIn. The facts are that most recruiters now turn to LinkedIn to assess prospective employees, and that most well-known organisations are using
By Susan Barens LinkedIn’s most recent report is that 414 million people are LinkedIn members with 107 million residing in the United States. That is unless you are my friend, Mel. An over-giving and compassionate doctor, Mel is well known by her patients as being innovative-in
A friend recently told me about a senior exec her company had been about to hire – at least until they spotted some inappropriate comments he’d made on Facebook. His posting was an indication of inappropriate reactions to everyday situations that they were concerned might transfer to the poor handling
The job interview process can be a stressful time for job candidates. After all, you invest your time, your effort and intense preparation to impress the decision-makers. Everything seems perfect. They invited you back for two, maybe three job interviews. You met with the team, the decision-makers and the HR
You must remember that during your executive job search, when people are meeting you for the first time, they are at a disadvantage. They haven’t had the pleasure of knowing you, your skills, your work habits, your strengths, and your history. When you meet with a potential employer you are,
You have to pretty much be living under a rock to have never heard of LinkedIn. If this is your first time peeking out, well, I can briefly tell you that it's the world's largest online professional network. Refer to this link if you want to know more: https://www.linkedin.com.
If you foresee a job search in your short-term future, how are you planning to get your resume into the right people's hands? This key question is one many job seekers fail to consider until their search is already well underway. There are 5 major ways to market yourself
PART 2: IMPLEMENTATION In part one of this article I shared that your primary objective for utilizing LinkedIn is threefold: Connect with key players. Keyword optimize your profile so that when people find you and want to pitch job opportunities your way, you will have already aligned your profile with