Are you ready for job search today?
Chances are, your focus has been on doing your job well, not the trends in job search. So when you are ready to look for a job, you may not be quite up-to-date with the newest job search strategies that are most successful.
That’s where I come in (and Summary Sunday). I share helpful articles each week and post the best right here.
You’ll find information about the new LinkedIn user interface (and changes in functionality), job search insight and how social recruiting works, plus a cool tool to help you be more productive!
By Robert Coombs | Fast Company
Don’t let the title of this post fool you. The lessons learned are classic! The mistakes or missteps are also classic. If you are actively job hunting and wonder why you aren’t finding good jobs or getting a response, read this. And if you only read one article today (or this week) this is it!
If you understand what companies are doing to attract candidates for jobs, it will help you find more leads. This sheds light on how one company is targeting millennial candidates.
Yes, there’s a new LinkedIn in town and there are some things you’ll want to know!
by Lisa Dougherty | Content Marketing Institute
First, don’t let the word Marketer in the title discourage you. Second, almost all these tips on how to update your profile still apply to the new LinkedIn! It’s a very detailed article and I can guarantee you’ll walk away with a couple of updates you’ll want to add to your to-do list.
The Odd Little World That Is (the new) LinkedIn Notifications
by Bruce Johnston on LinkedIn
I just discover Bruce this week! His insight on how notifications now work is helpful. You may also like to learn about the changes to LinkedIn’s search functionality. LinkedIn Search: What’s Changed In The Free Edition or The New LinkedIn Desktop User Interface: 2 Good, 4 Bad and 4 Ugly Changes
by Donna Serdula
This visual explanation is GOLDEN! Hope it answers some of your questions.
by Alfred Lua | Buffer
One of the best ways to draw attention to yourself is by telling stories on social media. If you do this well before you need a new job, your next job may find you.
WARNING: any campaign takes time to generate results. That’s why I put this article under the career category and not job search. And as you read this, realize, every example is applicable to your personal brand.
by Alyse Kalish | The Muse
So what do you do when you want to save a great article you want to reference later or when you create a reminder but you want to have it with you everywhere? Or let’s say you want to type in notes somewhere other than a Word doc. What do you use? There’s one tool that can do all of this for you. And if you are a Google user, you’re gonna love this! It’s Google Keep.
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.