By Jolie Miller | Monday, February 09, 2015
The beginning of the year is the perfect time to update your LinkedIn profile.
An up-to-date, relevant profile is your virtual letter to colleagues and future employers, letting them know you care about your image, your networking, and your future.
Follow along for a quick LinkedIn tune-up that shouldn’t take you more than a few hours.
By Jolie Miller | Thursday, June 19, 2014
One of the questions I hear most often from job hunters is “where do I start”? It doesn’t matter whether your hunt starts on CareerBuilder or LinkedIn, as long as you have discipline and focus to treat your job search itself like a job–show up prepared, communicate clearly and work well with others, spend the time to get it done, and stand out. This is the biggest single differentiator I’ve seen between people who are on a long and perpetual job hunt, and those who get snapped up right away.
Here are my three favorite tips to help you treat your search itself like a job you’re determined to do well (but hopefully not too often).
By Starshine Roshell | Tuesday, June 17, 2014
We’ve all been there. You needed some time to relax after graduation and now you’re (almost) ready to kick it into gear. Let us help you get off the couch—and into a job.
By Chelsea Adams | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Believe it or not, searching for a job doesn’t have to be overwhelming and stressful.
If you feel like your job search has you treading water, follow these five tips to get organized, visible, connected—and headed down the path to employment.
By lynda.com | Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Are you hoping to land a new job this year? Or a promotion at your current company? Learn to position yourself for the job you want with these five tips from the experts at lynda.com.
1. Keep track of your professional accomplishments.
Keep your resume fresh by maintaining a career-management document, updating it regularly with your achievements.
By Jolie Miller | Wednesday, October 02, 2013
It’s said that luck favors the prepared. When it comes to job interviews, being well prepared is often what sets the best applicants apart from the rest. Here are 12 of my favorite job interview tips to make your next one go smoothly.
1. When possible, know the names and faces of the team you’re interviewing with; consider researching them on the company’s website, or on LinkedIn. Identifying shared experiences and interests helps set the stage for an easy, casual conversation during the interview.
2. Learn about the company’s products or services, and how they work. How does the company make money? How does it present itself by way of branding, marketing, and advertisement?
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