Summer vacations are starting but that doesn’t mean you should give up on your job search yet. There are still quite a few people around trying to fill jobs.
Please, don’t give up on your job search yet.
There are so many things you can do to uncover hidden jobs, improve your LinkedIn profile and interview better!
These articles we selected to help you do this job search thing better! And hit the ground running on your first day on the job!
Enjoy your summer, but don’t stop your search altogether!
7 Ways To Find Job Openings Without Using Job Boards
by Lisa Rangel | The Vault
Anyone looking for a new job turns to the job boards to look for suitable postings. But that’s not the best route. Instead, use these 7 ideas to diversify your search.
10 Steps to Stand Out from the Crowd in Your Job Search
By Susan P. Joyce | Job-Hunt.org
Get ready to stand out! Here’s why:
“Today, successful job applications for most jobs require 2 elements:
1. You must be qualified for the job (meet at least 50% of the requirements).
2. You must have a solid online reputation that an employer can easily find via Google.”
Learn the steps you need to take to be findable and present yourself as qualified!
Here’s Exactly How to Answer the Loathed Question ‘Tell Me About Yourself,’ According to an HR Manager
by Sylvia Giltner | MONEY
There may not be any single “right” way to answer this question, but you can be prepared. You will see exactly what you should cover when answering the “tell me about yourself” question.
LinkedIn Experts Speak Up About the Biggest LinkedIn Executive Job Search Mistakes
by Meg Guiseppi | Executive Career Brand
There are lots of opportunities for improvement when it comes to your LinkedIn profile. See what the pros identified as the biggest problems they see.
How To Handle The New Job Jitters
by Alison Doyle | Career Toolbelt
You’re excited and nervous about starting your new job (or internship). Get step by step instructions for what you should do before your first day and during your first few days on the job. Congrats and relax!
SmartBrief On Your Career
June 27, 2019 issue
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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.