An upcoming networking event can cause anxiety for even the most outgoing job hunter. “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” While this old saying (seriously old - it was used in a New York Tribune article in 1918) is usually thrown about negatively when someone's complaining about not getting that job or
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Are your job references holding you back or helping you in your job search? Do you know when to submit your job references? Do you know what to avoid and what to do when it comes to your references? Who should you ask to serve as references for you? Are some people better than others?
Did you know that your success in building and nurturing relationships with recruiters can have a tremendous impact on how fast you get your dream position? These insider tips to working with recruiters will help you better understand what you should and should not do when working with recruiters. Empower yourself with this insider knowledge.
It's no secret that most people view looking for work as one of life's necessary evils. Can you relate? Most of us have had to do it at some point, but few of us have ever enjoyed the process. Finding a job is often a job in itself. It is time consuming, frustrating at times,
"Summertime, and the living is easy...". Sure, if you're settled in a job and perhaps even getting ready to go on vacation. If so, a person could be forgiven for believing that the living is indeed easy. If, on the other hand, you are looking for work or to change jobs, it's likely that "Hot town,
Networking throughout your career is essential, and no more so than when you are job searching. The exact percentage varies depending on the source, survey after survey shows that the vast majority of newly employed individuals found their new job via word of mouth and networking. The simple facts are: if you are serious about
You have heard it over and over: the Internet provides you with an extremely efficient and effective way to job search. When your goal is to land a new job, taking advantage of the social media networking opportunities available to you will speed up your job search, help you promote your personal brand, and ultimately
Watch the video version below and learn how online networking can help your virtual self get the job you want.
Once upon a time, you could reasonably expect to find decent job opportunities by searching through the classified ads of your city's daily newspaper (yes, people did that). Today, not so much. Competition for jobs is fierce and access to information about specific employment opportunities is available to virtually anyone at any time via desktop, laptop, smartphone.
How To Use Online Networking & Social Media To Land a New Job from Michelle Dumas
Mid-career professionals make their own luck when it comes time to search for a job. Even in the worst of economic times, you need to stay ahead of your own career path. For example, if you have been enjoying (if you are lucky!) a 3 to 4% pay increase in each of the last few
If you do not yet see the value of career and job search networking, this article is not for you. If you do not like job search networking, that is poor excuse for avoiding the key to your future career success. Developing, strengthening, and sustaining professional network relationships is at the center of your growth - or
Social media can help a lot with your job searching, especially with online networking and generating leads and referrals for job opportunities. The infographic below provides tips for online networking during your job search.