Congratulations, you did it! You’ve starting trolling the job boards in search of something better. You and hundreds of thousands of people made Wednesday, January 6th the busiest day for job search!
“For the past three years, the first Wednesday after New Year’s Day has been the highest job-search day on Monster.com, a jobs site that sees 600,000 new resumes posted a month in the United States alone. How high? About 70% more searches than average.” This is according to CNNMoney.
January has always been an active month for job seekers. But there are a lot of job seekers out there using out of date tactics and who still believe that praying and posting on job boards will land them a better job. Good thing you’re not one of them! You’re savvier! And to keep your job search skills sharp, here are five fast, fresh and fun articles that ranked highly this week.
The Five Basic Job Search Dos and Don’ts for Getting Hired in 2016 by Peter Harris | Workopolis
Workopolis’s Peter Harris put together this list of tips for newer job seekers! These are great reminders!
366 Job Search Tips for Every Day of 2016 by Jacob Share | JobMob
2016 is a leap year. You’ll have an extra day to make your job search dreams a reality. This post will ensure you’re working on your job search every day!
Use Google and LinkedIn to Gain a Job Interview Advantage by Simply Hired | YouTern’s Savvy Intern
5 Ways to dig deeper and understand the company (and people) you’ll be interviewing with. You will need to do this research to be a stand-out competitor for the job!
3 Brilliant LinkedIn Summaries That Will Inspire You to Update Yours Right Now by Lily Zhang | The Daily Muse
January is also a month of lists! Thank you to my friend, Kirk Baumann at Campus To Career, for including me on his list of 12 Job Search & Leadership Experts to Follow in 2016
Happy New Year! I’ve got lot’s planned to help make this the year you achieve the career success you’re looking for! Stay tuned!