Through no fault of your own, you find yourself suddenly out of a job. Now what? The first question to answer is: Is his unemployment temporary — or permanent? If you’re out of work due to the Coronavirus pandemic, your employer may have furloughed you temporarily. If that’s the case, your efforts will be focused … Continue reading Surviving Sudden Unemployment
The holiday season can be a prime time for job hunting.
Every month we personally review a large number of resumes and LinkedIn profiles so we are able to provide insight into how one resume or profile compares to another job seeker and what recruiters are seeking. ☑ VISUAL PRESENTATION AND ORGANIZATION We’ve all been told that looks don’t matter as much as substance. But, in … Continue reading 5 Key Points to Make Your Resume Stunning in 2020
The most commonly seen errors on a resume and how to fix the errors before you send your resume out to the WWW. Extra: Read our latest post & see the infographic that tells you the 5 Key Areas of a Resume - Get ready for 2020 [Click Here] Located in the Washington, D.C. metro … Continue reading The mechanics of your résumé – 6 Areas You Must Watch Out For When Developing & Reviewing
5 Key Areas of a Resume to help guide you to make adjustments to your resume. Over the next month or so I'll be presenting more and more infographics to help you get your resume ready for #2020.
I hate my new job. I worked at my old company for 12 years but was let go in a major restructuring. I found a new job, and I’ve been here for four months, but I hate it, and I’m going to quit.
I know, I know, preparing and searching for a new job is a grueling task.
In the Interview: Explaining Why You Left a Job
Every day you see and read an article about your LinkedIn profile. Do this, do that, don’t do this. The list goes on…. I won’t waste your time with any fluff-content here. Just straight to it.
We recommend that each of your positions start with a job scope. This sets the context of how big the world was in which you accomplished your results.
What to Wear (and What Not to Wear) to a Job Interview
Updating your LinkedIn profile can certainly be a daunting task.
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Over 155 million workers in the U.S. have LinkedIn profiles; over 20,000 companies in the U.S. use LinkedIn to recruit; over 3 million jobs are posted on LinkedIn in the U.S. every month; and members can add over 50,000 skills to their profiles to showcase their professional brands. That gives us unique and valuable insight … Continue reading LinkedIn Workforce Report | United States | June 2019
LinkedIn Strategy CHECKLIST
Having just one job/career identity on LinkedIn is easy to convey. But when someone has more than one job, more than one career LinkedIn isn’t really set up to accommodate. But the platform can be strategically manipulated to work for the dual position dilemma.
An important part of your LinkedIn profile is industry selection. You may find the list to be incomplete. While you may not find a perfect match, do your best to select the industry most like yours.
Having a sparse profile does not interest those who view it. ❑ Create A Complete Profile Build it out with details of work experiences/projects etc. Also, a profile with a number of keywords to your industry will increase the views to your profile. ✔ Update your headline with keywords about you do (consultant, technology, sales) ✔ … Continue reading 5 Practices to Get Started on LinkedIn and Staying Connected