You should invest time thinking and taking action on your job search and career skill development. Why? Because, managing your career requires a new set of skills and a different way of looking at things.
Each week I share articles about modern job search and career management trends. Stay up to date this week with these top-performing fast, fun, fresh articles!
Job Search and Career Skill Development
How To Be Mentally Tough In The Job Search by David Schindler | Learning To Leap
There’s no doubt, job search is hard work. Your mental outlook will help you perform better! Schindler highlights four mind-shifts to help you persevere and succeed!
Rejected? 10 Reasons You Didn’t Get the Job by Susan P. Joyce | LinkedIn post
Joyce expertly details the five reasons outside your control and five more reasons you can control and how to fix them!
The Biggest Body Language Mistakes You Can Make In a Job Interview by Patrick Allan | LifeHacker
CareerBuilder ran the study and found these were the top 10 mistakes. Read the article to learn more!
1. Failing to make eye contact: 67%
2. Failing to smile: 39%
3. Playing with something on the table: 33%
4. Having bad posture: 30%
5. Fidgeting too much in their seats: 30%
6. Crossing their arms over their chests: 29%
7. Playing with their hair or touching their faces: 27%
8. Having a weak handshake: 21%
9. Using too many hand gestures: 11%
10. Having a handshake that was too strong: 7%
Did you see my conversation with Alan Carniol about body language?
Imagine creating a presentation that showcases YOU! If you follow this step by step process, you’ll certainly improve your slide deck by creating a better story with better slides! Once you’ve created this presentation, share it on SlideShare and upload it into your LinkedIn summary as embedded media! Last but not least, share a link to your presentation on social media as a status update.
5 Deadly LinkedIn Mistakes by Meg Guiseppi | LinkedIn post
Guiseppi outlines the top mistakes she sees job seekers make on LinkedIn. Don’t make these mistakes!
How to Immediately Connect With Anyone by Travis Bradberry | Entrepreneur
Dr. Bradberry outlines nine tips to use the next time you meet someone new to convert superficial conversation into a real connection.
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