I bet you’ve realized that finding a new job is more than just searching the job boards. It’s going to take a new set of knowledge and skills. This weekly summary provides help for making job search fixes.
Increase you job search savvy and update your job search skills with these articles from leading experts in the field of job search and career management! From cover letters to interviewing and everything in between!
Simplify Your Job Search By Simplifying Your Message
by Jason Alba | Medium
Does this sound like you…
When I was in my job search I wanted to put everything on my resume, and mention pretty much everything I could in my interviews. I wanted to communicate the awesome breadth and depth of who I was, so you could clearly see that I was the best person for you to hire.
Sometimes, less is more! Read what Jason learned!
Even People Who Hate Writing Can Make Their Cover Letter Stand Out
by Jenny Foss | The Muse
When you write a cover letter (and you should) make it stand out, not ho-hum. Jenny Foss helps you create a great opening to your letter!
12 Deadly Career Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
by Lolly Daskal | Inc.
These happen to all of us at different times over our career! The first step to fixing career mistakes is being aware that you are making them.
Get Paid Fairly! Glassdoor Launches Know Your Worth™
Here’s the scoop – This is a new, free tool that calculates your estimated market value, or earning potential based on the characteristics of your current job, work experience and the local job market. (It’s currently in beta). It is designed to not only help you determine if you are being paid fairly, but also whether you should attempt to negotiate their current salary and/or explore better-paying jobs.
The Best Question to Ask if You Want to End the Interview on a Great Note
by Caroline Liu | The Muse
Always ask this question at the end of the interview- here’s why!
Interviewing Checklist by Ryan Robinson at CreativeLive
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.