It can be challenging to talk about yourself. And it’s even more difficult when you know communicating your value should be part of the message.
With so much news to keep track of, I wanted to re-share some of the top articles that will help with your job search and career! Money, maximizing your personal brand and social media were hot topics this week! Here are the 5 best performing articles to help you when communicating your value!
Oh, and Happy Mother’s Day to all you moms out there!
Yes, you should always think about negotiating your salary. And heck, it doesn’t hurt to try to ask if that’s the best they can do.
How to Negotiate Salary During the Job Interview by Dana Leavy | YouTern
This post lays out six steps to negotiate your offer. The good news is, you and the employer both want the best deal possible. Leavy says
Typically, your main concern is getting the best job possible and earning a decent salary. In the meantime, the employer’s main concerns are paying a competitive salary while hiring the best talent possible.
Your LinkedIn summary is too important to dismiss. (And too many people have skipped including one.)
7 LinkedIn Profile Summaries That We Love (And How to Boost Your Own) by Kate Reilly | LinkedIn’s Talent Blog
The featured summaries are for recruiters/talent acquisition professionals, but they still provide ideas!
How to: Write Your LinkedIn Summary Like a LinkedIn Influencer by Siofra Pratt | SocialTalent
Logic, rules and reminders for how to write a really great summary!
Please, please, please! Do not dismiss the power of social media/social networking when searching for a job!
13 Social Media Power Tips for Getting the Job You Want by Matt Sweetwood for Entrepreneur | Fox News
10 Twitter Features You Aren’t Using… You Are Missing Out by Susanna Gebauer | The Social Ms
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.