LinkedIn certainly comes with many winding, twisting and turning roads. Let's just tackle a few of the strategies of the platform - one at a time. Here are three must-haves you can get started on today!
Jim, 48, is sitting in an interview, which has been going well. He's confident that his qualifications match those of the position, and he believes he'll fit into the corporate culture. As the interview is winding down, the interviewer casually asks: "Will your family mind the relocation from New York to Texas?" How should Jim … Continue reading Handling Illegal Interview Questions
Breaking up is hard to do. To gear up for the fateful day, the “dumper” usually plays the scenario over and over in his or her mind until the perfect break up line is found; a line that has the right balance of honesty and diplomacy. The dumper’s vision usually ends smoothly, without complications, and … Continue reading You resigned. You were given a counter offer. Now what?
“Who is that hot babe in the picture?” isn’t the type of reply an interviewer expects to hear when he or she invites you to ask questions near the end of an interview. In fact, the way you approach the Q&A session will have a direct impact on the interviewer’s perception of you. Based on … Continue reading Now, Do You Have Any Questions?
“So, why don’t you tell me about yourself?” is the most frequently asked interview question. It’s a question that most interviewees expect and the one they have the most difficulty answering. Though one could answer this open-ended question in a myriad of ways, the key to answering this question or any other interview question is … Continue reading So, Why Don’t You Tell Me About Yourself?
San Francisco's LinkedIn Profile & Resume Writing Service I’m a big data person! Are you too? How about localized employment trends for 20 of the largest U.S. metro areas published by LinkedIn every month?!? Ok, I cannot lie – I absolutely love this stuff. It helps me understand the employment trends across the United … Continue reading LinkedIn Workforce Report | July 2018 | 20 of the largest U.S. metro areas
Sweaty palms, a nervous twitch, parched lips, or words that just won’t come — does that sound familiar? No, you are not waiting to perform before an audience of 20,000 adoring fans! You are driving into the parking lot anticipating your upcoming interview for a new job. What is the key to minimizing your fear … Continue reading Ace the Interview Before It Begins
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As Barbra Streisand sings, "People….people who need people…are the luckiest people..." If you found yourself suddenly out of work, faced with empty days and the challenge of finding a new job, what would you do? Who could you call? In short, do you have a professional network of contacts ready to help? WHY DO YOU … Continue reading Build a Network Before You Need One
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health reported that 25% of employees see their jobs as the primary stressor in their lives and 75% feel that workers today have more job stress than a generation ago. In a recent Dateline NBC/Prevention Magazine survey, 41% of those polled admitted finding the holidays extremely stressful, almost … Continue reading Job + Holidays = Stress
You should use every tool at your disposal to secure an interview. Targeted cover letters add to your portfolio of qualifications and deserve as much consideration as a resume.
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Here's a Social Paradigm Shift for 2019 Many of us (US, meaning me too) continue to seek NEW connections, NEW followers, NEW likes, NEW adds to our circle etc. What are we thinking? Have we forgotten the people who are holding our social media platform intact already? Yes, I believe we have. I am guilty … Continue reading Are you ignoring connections already in your pipeline?
The end of the year is always a great time to export your data from your LinkedIn account. As LinkedIn says, 'your data belongs to you and you can download an archive at any time.' To find the Data Export tool and request an archive, follow these instructions: Note: Steps work for both the old … Continue reading Have you requested your LinkedIn account data lately? [Infographic Included]
It's almost 2019 and I'm giving this away to you for free. I feel like I'm giving away a 'secret' but truly it is a 'gift.' Yes, it's the questions I ask all of my clients that truly reveals how they have added value to a company and themselves [professionally]. See, I understand resume writing … Continue reading Unlock the 18 questions we ask clients to reveal their professional worth – Our 2018 Gift To You
My personal journey started just over 6 years ago when working corporate became exhausting and quite the juggle. I’m sure you know what falls under the umbrella of 'juggle' but just to name a few ~ raising a family, maintaining a home, activities, extended family responsibilities, keeping abreast of the office changes and policies and the dreaded Tyson's Corner, … Continue reading Getting Organized as an Entrepreneur in 2019 is Paramount
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