What’s new and important in the world of job search? If you haven’t had the time to monitor the latest job search advice and trends scene, here are some articles to help you sharpen the saw and revamp your strategy.
Job Search Advice and Trends You Need To Know
I Thought My Career Was Over Until I Did These 5 Things by John White | Inc.
Here are 5 tips to turn your career around.
Think about your career differently. Your employer isn’t going to take care of you. It’s all up to you!
SOCIAL JOB SEARCH
How To Use Facebook and Twitter To Find Work by Vanessa McGrady | Forbes
Chryselle D’Silva Dias is a freelance writer who uses Facebook groups and Twitter to secure gigs. She shares advice on how to make the most of Facebook and Twitter to uncover leads.
How to Make a Facebook Cover that Markets Your Business | Rebekah Radice
Don’t let the title of this article discourage you from reading and applying these marketing tricks. Whether it is Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn, your cover image is a great way to get your message out there!
Lead with your strengths! Use your value proposition.
DO NOT use a cover that says “seeking”, “available” or “ready for next opportunity”. That’s not marketing. That’s desperate. YOU are the product/service. Showcase the value you add, your strengths, your personality, the one reason someone would pick you!
What Job Title Should I Use On My Resume – Ask #HR Bartender by Sharlyn Lauby | HR Bartender
Two resume writers share advice and tips on what job title to use when the job title you were given is not so meaningful.
Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter, CareerTrend and Chris Fields, The Resume Crusade, differ a bit on what to do. But both share the logic behind their advice!
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.