Wouldn’t it be great if job search was easier?!
It’s often difficult to know what you can do to improve your job search. But, if you take just a bit of time and read articles (like the ones listed below) you may find new ideas and answers to questions you didn’t even know you had.
The reality is, we don’t know what we don’t know. Another reality is when you don’t like something you avoid it, rather than dig in. So if you’re not a fan of networking, dread phone interviews or have been ignoring your LinkedIn presence, here’s help!
Professional LinkedIn Profile Tips: A Checklist of 17 Must-Have Items
Maximize Social Business by Neal Schaffer
This won’t take long. Go through this checklist and make sure you’ve addressed these 17 things on your profile!
And if you are actively job seeking, you must know about LinkedIn’s newest feature “Open Candidates”. It’s an easy setting to help let recruiters know you are open to new opportunities. Read about it here New Help For Busy Job Seekers.
Want To Telecommute? These Are The Top 250 Companies For Flex Work
Forbes by Laura Shin
And not just telecommuting jobs, but part-time and remote jobs too. These are legitimate opportunities vetted by FlexJobs.
No-Brainer Phone Networking: 24 Scripts
Avid Careerist by Donna Svei
Scripts make everything easier! Take the worry and fear out of networking and check out this article with the free download “How to Have a Great Networking Conversation on the Phone.”
How to Nail Your Next Phone Interview, with Hannah Morgan
Mac’s List Podcast
I was thrilled to talk with Mac Prichard about phone interviews. If you don’t WOW the screener during the call, you won’t make it to the next step.
Hannah Morgan speaks and writes about job search and career strategies. She founded CareerSherpa.net to educate professionals on how to maneuver through today’s job search process. Hannah was nominated as a LinkedIn Top Voice in Job Search and Careers and is a regular contributor to US News & World Report. She has been quoted by media outlets, including Forbes, USA Today, Money Magazine, Huffington Post, as well as many other publications. She is also author of The Infographic Resume and co-author of Social Networking for Business Success.