The year is almost over, and many are anticipating a job search and new career next year. This roundup will help you with this.
As I’m sure you know (or have heard), the best time to start looking for a new job is before you need one! You’ll find help on interviewing, personal branding, job search, networking for introverts and career exploration in this week’s roundup.
I hope these provide you with the information and help you need to succeed in 2019.
by Jacob Share | JobMob
This is such a gem! It is a collection of top job search articles by career experts, resume writers, HR pros, and recruiters. It’s got something for everyone so save this one!
by Sarah Johnston, Briefcase Coach | Curated Career Conversations
Career storytelling is the newest advancement in personal branding. It isn’t enough to say you are good at what you do- now you need to provide the proof in story form. In this article, you’ll learn why st0ry branding is so important to your career.
by Bill Carmody | Inc.
Don’t let the title of this drive you away! Job search is a form of sales, so LinkedIn’s SSI (Social Selling Index) is definitely a measure worth understanding. What makes this article relevant and important is that it four things you can and should be doing on LinkedIn to engage with people. PS: My SSI is 57 (out of 100). You have to read the article to find the link and find your SSI.
by PJ Feinstein | The Muse
If you have a networking event or holiday party to attend, these six tips will help you feel more comfortable attending.
by Meg Guiseppi | Executive Career Brand
If the thought of presenting and marketing yourself in an interview puts you in a panic, then follow along as Meg Guiseppi helps you prepare to ace your next interview.
by Scott Barlow | Happen To Your Career
If you think you want to make a career change, there’s a certain amount of risk (or fear of the unknown) that comes with making a shift. There are no guarantees in life, however, the six examples in this article will show you how career experiments work and make career shifts less frightening.
4 Essential Soft Skills You Need in the New Year
by Hannah Morgan | US News & World Report On Careers
Based on LinkedIn’s Emerging Job Report 2018, there are four soft skills listed that are in-demand. Do you have these four skills? Anyone or everyone will benefit. I include tips on how to acquire these skills too!
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.