Networking

6
Oct

3 Shortcuts to Better LinkedIn Traffic From Keywords

{Click here to read the original article on Careerrocketeer.}

Boosting your findability and presence on LinkedIn has never been more important in your job search.

After all, you can build your Profile, but unless it’s keyword-optimized to draw traffic, it will be the proverbial tree falling in the forest (with no one to witness your great skills).

To get interest from employers, your Profile MUST contain sufficient skills and terms that employers use in search queries. Read more

29
Sep

4 Key Elements of a Killer LinkedIn Summary

{Click here to read the original article on TheMuse.com.}

You’re smart, effervescent, and frankly so darned funny that people gravitate toward you on humor alone.

Why, then, does your LinkedIn summary read like something out of Professor’s Crabapple’s dry, outdated textbook from that Career Prep 101 class you once took? Read more

4
Aug

Want to Improve Your Job Search? Step Away from Your Computer!

{Click here to read the original article on Careerrocketeer.}

Your PC and the internet are clearly valuable and critical tools in an effective job search in today's market.

The vast majority of job seekers, however, spend far too much time in front of their computer and not nearly enough time in front of people that can have a much greater impact on their job search than anything they find online. Read more

28
Jul

8 Secrets to Making a Great Impression on Anyone

{Click here to read the original article on The Muse.}

There’s no such thing as second chances when it comes to making a great first impression. Whether you like it or not, it only takes a few seconds for people to make an opinion – and often, it sticks. Read more

21
Jul

Break The Ice: 8 Networking Tips For Introverts

{Click here to read the original article on Entrepreneur.}

Success is largely determined by an ability to play to your strengths. If you happen to be shy or introverted, don’t limit your dreams or count yourself out just because you don’t fit the traditional image of an entrepreneur. There is more than one path to success. Read more

14
Jul

7 Myths About Networking: The Introvert Guide To Surviving Networking

{Click here to read the original article on Careerrocketeer.}

Is there anything an introvert hates more than networking?

Probably not. At least, not with the introverts I come in contact with. Read more

7
Apr

Defining Your Value Proposition?

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A newly coined term that has become ubiquitous over the past decade in the Job Search sphere is Value Proposition. You’ll read and hear about it in association with networking, writing a resume and conducting an interview. The first step in defining your Value Proposition is also where many go wrong; they fail to understand that value, just like beauty, is in the eyes of the beholder. Read more

31
Mar

I’ve Got a Contact Name! NOW WHAT?!?

{Click here to read the original article on The Wise Job Search.}

So, you were…

Networking, or Searching on LinkedIn, or Running a Google Search, or some other way you got a contact name at a company that you are interested in pursuing!

Terrific! But NOW WHAT? What do you do with that name? Read more

10
Feb

I’ve Been Successful… Why Can’t I Land a Job?

{Click here to read the original article on The Wise Job Search.}

People that have been highly successful in their careers often have a difficult time landing a new position. They’ve achieved great things, they’ve been elevated to roles of great responsibility, everyone that knows them assumes they will be snatched up quickly, yet months go by and still no offers seem to be materializing. Read more

7
Oct

No Job Posted… Send Resume Anyway?

{Click here to read the original article on LinkedIn.}

The answer is “no.” You shouldn’t blindly submit your materials. But, not because a company won’t accept them. They will. However… Read more

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