A January Job Search frenzy is underway. It happens every year during the early weeks of January- people renew their efforts to secure a new job or a better job. These resources will help.
With the holidays behind us and as we flip the calendar to a new page, many job seekers resolve to dig in and find a job.
Yes, this happens every year in January. But this year, it’s different. We are still battling the pandemic. But don’t get discouraged. There are companies hiring and there are jobs out there. It’s probably not going to happen as quickly as you want, so be prepared and pace yourself.
In this week’s summary, you’ll find resources to help your January job search.
Whether you are launching or relaunching your job search, you’ll find the information you’ll need:
- Listing of free job search resources
- Advice and tools to organize your job hunt
- LinkedIn’s #GetHired Live replay offers help for January job seekers
- Fix your LinkedIn headline
- 9 ways the career cycle has changed
- Social media is being used to help
Robin Ryan has compiled a list of free job search and career resources for you to download.
If you are looking for tools to help you better organize your job search, perhaps one of these will help.
Watch the replay of Sarah Johnston and Andrew Seaman as they talk about what job seekers should be doing in January. They also answered questions from LinkedIn members about ageism, career gaps, networking and much more.
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These are just some of the 9 things that make your career different today:
- Education is ongoing
- Tenure is shorter
- Your colleagues are machines
- Retirement is delayed
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I am hopeful and encouraged by the take-aways from this article. Social media is being used for good. We just have to look for the helpers!
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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.