Join Valerie Sutton for an in-depth discussion in this video Blogging and using networking sites, part of Job Search Strategies.
Blogging is a way to stand out and establish yourself as a leader in…your industry or role.…Blogging can be an asset to your job search, but you want to establish…realistic expectations.…Follow these four guidelines to get the most leads from your blog.…First, keep your blogs focused on your industry or role with the most…up-to-date information.…The core areas to blog about include industry trends, new techniques, or skill…sets needed in your profession, past projects, and anything that will set you…apart from other candidates.…
Second, blog often.…The more you blog about your industry or role and the skill set you bring, the…more people will identify you as an authority in the subject.…You should set a time to blog at least once a week.…It doesn't have to be long,…just relevant and fresh, so that recruiters know that you are active in…your industry or role.…Third, make it a two-way street.…You should engage with your audience by responding to comments on your posts and…visiting their blog sites to comment.…
Along the way, discover smart strategies to match your interests with your search and manage your time in order to maximize results.
- Valerie's top five job search tips
- Determining which online job boards to use
- Posting your resume online
- Maximizing the impact of your profile
- Improving your visibility with a blog, workshop, or conferences
- Leveraging your network
- Establishing relationships with recruiters