It’s easy to say you’re stuck, feel blocked or just don’t feel motivated. But sometimes, especially in job search, we just need to get it done!
No matter what stage of job search you are in – just starting or 9 months along, you face obstacles. These obstacles can be a result of not wanting to do something or not knowing how to do something. It could be because you are afraid of doing it wrong or afraid of not doing it perfectly.
Can we all agree, the best way to learn is by doing. Yes, you’ll make mistakes, but no one is perfect.
This week’s summary is filled with tips and ideas to help you get it done!
- A five-minute take-off exercise
- Write a bold, well-researched message and get hired
- Watch out for job search scams
- Create a LinkedIn banner in minutes
- Control what you see on LinkedIn
- Fundamentals of networking success
- Adopt these powerful career lessons
I hope these articles will give you the inspiration and/or confidence you need to get it done and move your job search forward!
Procrastinate? Who Me? | Susan Peppercorn
How a Simple LinkedIn Message That Took 2 Minutes to Write Landed Me My Dream Job | The Muse
How To Protect Yourself From Common Job Search Scams | TechRepublic
How to Use Canva to Make a Perfectly Sized, Custom LinkedIn Background Photo | Avid Careerist
Guide: Features to Help You Control Your Feed and Conversations | Official LinkedIn Blog
What Holds You Back From Networking Success? | Shelley Piedmont
6 Career Coaches Share the Best Career Advice They Ever Got | Fast Company
Guide to Facebook for Job Search Success | Job-Hunt.org
Job Search Trends – Video Interviews and Top Skills Employers Want | Jobscan.co
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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.