There will always be new trends. But if you aren’t paying attention to job search news, you’ll get left behind or left out!
This week’s summary has interesting information about the future of resumes, job search tips and how social media is being used by employers and how YOU can use it for research too!
The Resume of the Future Will Tell Employers Who You Are, and Not Just What You’ve Done
By Oliver Staley | Quartz
Thanks to Dorothy Dalton for bringing this article to my attention! I think we all can agree that the resume is certainly NOT the best tool to convey all the great things you can do and have done. This article takes a look at all the problems with resumes and some of the solutions to hiring that are being used today. It’s a long read, but full of nuggets!
The resume of the future will tell employers who you are, and not just what you’ve done https://t.co/QdAcwhedww via @QuartzAtWork Thoughts?@ValueIntoWords @AvidCareerist @careersherpa @phyllismufson
— Dorothy Dalton 💥 (@DorothyDalton) May 2, 2018
Job Interview 101: Everything You Must Know About the Second Interview
by Simply Hired | YouTern
You will have more than one interview. The tricks to succeeding in the second interview are revealed in this article. Interviewing is a process you’ll need to understand!
The Ultimate Guide to Using Social Media for Interview Research
by Ed Mellett | Campus To Career
Sleuthing companies through social media offers great insight, in most cases. See what you can learn about companies on which platforms (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) AND how to use the information during the job interview.
4 Hacks for Your Best Social Brand Ever
When a company writes an article and publishes it on their careers page you know it’s important. See what Vanguard recommends you do to polish your personal brand on social media!
3 Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired (Even Though You’re 100% Qualified)
by The Muse | Forbes
Are you boring, a poor interviewer or coming across as desperate? Any one of these things could be why you’re not making it through the interview process. Learn how to fix these problems!
Recruiters Look At This More Than Your LinkedIn
by Stephanie Vozza | FastCompany
Fast Company says “Just 29% of hiring managers look at an applicant’s LinkedIn profile, while 38% search for social media accounts” according to a recent SimplyHired study. This should be a lightbulb moment for every job seeker.
OTHER ARTICLES I’VE WRITTEN
5 Tips to Become a Powerful Job Hunter
Jobvite’s newest Job Seeker Nation Report was recently released. I break down some important findings and how job seekers can fix the issues.
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.