Your career and job search are riddled with issues- whether they are situations thrust upon you or ones you bring on yourself. This week’s roundup touches on rejection, self-promotion, perceptions about networking, assumptions about LinkedIn and how you interact with your boss.
We all have issues!
The first step in resolving your issues is to face them head on. What’s causing the issue? I hope this week’s collection of articles helps you look at things differently. AND resolve some of your issues!
by Jacob Share | The Job Mob
You will not land every opportunity you pursue. (You already knew this). But, what you probably didn’t know is that the information YOU provided got you eliminated. Learn why recruiters reject candidates and what you can do differently.
by Jaakko Paalanen | The Observer
This article may change the way you think. Is LinkedIn the best tool for the job (no matter what you use it for?) Maybe not and the better social media tool may surprise you!
by Dorie Clark | Harvard Business Review
Follow these 4 pieces of advice so you can learn how to take credit without looking like a braggart!
by Katie Douthwaite Wolf | The Muse
Are you annoyed by a boss who hovers? Here are 4 things you can do to shoo your boss away!
on Fast Company
You may have seen this in you Facebook feed, but in case you didn’t. This ad has a powerful message (and it isn’t about alcohol). Take 3 minutes and watch what happens when people with very different views are put together in a room. It is a powerful message for all of us.
Networking doesn’t have to be ugly or self-serving. This infographic will help you look at it differently.
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.