Sharing information. Holding accountable. Better world.
This is my mantra. These simple concepts are the themes that have run through every role I’ve enjoyed. Sometimes they are present at different levels, however, they were always the parts I enjoyed the most. Summary Sunday is about sharing relevant, interesting and useful posts I think you all would be interested in. I hope you enjoy these posts from this past week!
Job Search into a new industry
Guerrilla Your Way into New Industry: Tips for Getting a Job that’s Outside Your Area of Expertise from Guerrilla Job Hunting
In short, it lists these 4 tips:
- Go beyond transferable skills
- Do your research
- Offer your primary expertise in exchange for training and insight
- Go beyond reading by spending time with industry professionals
Resources for Finding Target Companies and People
Finding Jobs Beyond Job Boards from HireFriday by Shally Steckerl is the Vice President of Arbita
Pssst, there is a video of a presentation in this post. It is a very good demo of how to use different tools! It covers:
- How to find relevant companies (Zoominfo, Jigsaw and LinkedIn and more!)
- How to find people
- How to use LinkedIn
- How to find freelance work
Lessons Learned from Job Search
20 Lessons for Landing Your Next Job from Here We Are. Now What
This is a post written by someone who secured a new job and shared his lessons learned with his networking group! Embrace these best practices of a successful job searcher.
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.