Sunday’s are the day I look back over the week and share with you some of the most interesting or memorable articles from the past week. It provides me with the opportunity to re-enforce important messages and introduce you to new writers and subjects and ideas!
(FYI, welcome to the first days of Autumn! This is my favorite season! I love the changing leaves, the crisp, cool air and bundling up in wool sweaters! (Must be my New England heritage!)
How to Woo a Start Up
from RideJoy (no longer available)
I love this story! I had never heard of Ridejoy before I read this, but now I don’t think I’ll forget them. This is a story about one applicant who applied for a position with their company as a Community Manager. And it doesn’t end with this….the whole story is no longer available, however, the candidate saw the job in a Tweet, responded with the slides linked below! (And she got the interview and job!). It renews my hope in companies that are really great to work for and treat their employees with respect!
Here’s a video of her slides
Finding the Right Contacts for Your Job Search
I am still surprised when job seekers state they cannot find the name of the person they need to talk to inside a company. On #HFChat this week, the question was posed and responded to like this:
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.