Job interviews are an important part of your job search process. So are resumes, LinkedIn, and displaying confidence. These and many other topics are addressed in this week’s Summary Sunday.
In this roundup of curated articles, you’ll find:
- What it takes to secure a new job
- Ask “overt questions” during the job interview
- What happens when you change your LinkedIn profile URL
- The role of Generative AI in HR
- Define your “confidence language”
Over the years, I have developed relationships with smart, knowledgeable career professionals. I hope you will follow some of them mentioned in this week’s Summary.
Resumes Alone Don’t Get Jobs | Adrienne Tom
This LinkedIn post by Adrienne has a helpful image that shows you all the different things you need to secure a new job.
You don’t just need a job. You need a good-fit job. Psychologist, Andre Martin, found that many job seekers ignored or downplayed red flags during a job interview. There are 3 areas Martin feels job seekers need to explore in greater depth during the interview: Ways of working, profiling your ideal leader, and aligning your skills with the short-term deliverables.
What happens when you change your LinkedIn URL | Kenneth Lang
If you change your LinkedIn profile URL will the old one still work? The answer is yes, but not forever. Learn more about what happens when you change your profile’s URL.
The Role Of Generative AI In HR Is Now Becoming Clear | Josh Bersin
Bersin outlines 6 ways HR is and will be using Generative AI to solve problems. As an employee, you will eventually benefit from the adoption of new tools to help improve your experience within a company.
From improving job descriptions to align with specific needs to onboarding and training apps, there are so many ways AI is starting to insert itself into the analysis and decision-making that comes from collected data.
You’re probably thinking about confidence wrong | Fast Company
Author Lisa Sun “argues that we need to broaden the definition of confidence and recognize that we all are confident in certain ways. She identified eight ‘confidence languages’, which are areas of strength that underpin confidence.”
Not only is this helpful for you to identify your confidence language, but it’s equally important for leaders and managers to understand that confidence comes in many forms.
JOB SEARCH VISUAL
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Episode 395: Searching for a New Job and Sticking the Landing | Ellevate Network Podcast
In this conversation, I share my thoughts on why women should apply for jobs they think they aren’t qualified for and the impact of storytelling in interviews.
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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.