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
Your LinkedIn Profile IS Your Online Identity Client Example - LinkedIn Profile The summary should communicate who you are and what you can do for a company. An effective summary will drive the content of the rest of your resume and LinkedIn profile and should always contain four key elements: 1. Branding — who you are professionally — your functional … Continue reading Building a LinkedIn Profile and/or Resume Summary
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?