Job Search Networking Blog Archives - Distinctive Career Services

Job search networking is the single most effective job search technique. No matter how you feel about job search networking (and to be honest, many job seekers say they hate it), the articles on our blog will make networking simple and easy for you Lear how to network and how to network effectively.

12 Ways To Make Yourself More Visible To Recruiters On LinkedIn

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

By |2021-03-30T19:23:52+00:00January 27th, 2021|Job Search Networking, Online Job Searching|

Land a New Job in 2021 – A Checklist of Job Hunting Tips for the New Year

As we begin 2021, the employment market couldn't look any different than it did a year ago. Few could have predicted a global pandemic and the impact that it has had on the employment market. We began 2020 with

7 Job Search Confidence Hacks You Can Implement Today

Building your courage and increasing your self-confidence is an important topic and something everyone can benefit from, not just job seekers. But, there is no doubt that searching for a new job requires a high level of confidence, resilience,

13 Tips for Choosing Your LinkedIn Profile Photo (and Why You Need One!)

Your profile photo on LinkedIn is VERY important. Did you know that profiles with photos attract between 50-70% more inquiries than profiles without photos? "You never get a second chance to make a first impression". We've all heard

10 Ways Your Network Can Help With Your Job Search

1. Help distribute your resume and other career marketing documents to individuals in their personal and professional networks. Email everyone in your network your resume and any other career marketing documents you are using. Your contacts will often be

The Definitive Guide to Giving and Getting LinkedIn Recommendations

With all the changes to LinkedIn, one thing that never goes out of style is having people say nice things about you on your LinkedIn profile — even if LinkedIn puts different emphasis on the role of LinkedIn Recommendations

Six Simple Summer Networking Tactics That Will Help You Get Hired Quickly

    "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

10 Easy Ways To Stay In Touch With People In Your Professional Network

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

By |2021-03-27T02:02:49+00:00February 14th, 2014|Job Search Networking|
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