We’re already a month into the new year, how’s your job search going?
Refresh your job search and apply some new strategies.
Fresh job search strategies include submitting an ATS-friendly resume, a robust LinkedIn profile, and taking a proactive approach to your job search. All these are spelled out in the articles I shared this week on social media. They did so well, I’m featuring them here.
Avoid the Resume Black Hole With These Tips
by Amanda Augustine | TopResume
Not getting contacted after you submit your resume? Are you putting your contact info in a header? Are you using fancy fonts or charts? Common typos can even hurt your chances. Learn how to easily fix common resume mistakes.
Are You CHASING or BEING CHASED by Employers?
by Will Thomson | Bullseye Recruiting
In this article, Will talks about how defeated he felt during his job search. Most job seekers feel this way. It’s a painful process. He shares four things you can do to shift your job search strategy and feel like you have more control.
10 Quick Hit Tips to Get Your LinkedIn Profile 2018 Ready!
by Donna Serdula | LinkedIn Makeover
Your LinkedIn profile is too important to ignore! If it’s been awhile since updated it, use these 10 tips to spiff up your profile!
A Side Hustle Can Enhance Your Career
by Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Huffington Post
Call it a gig, extra-income or testing your entrepreneurial savvy. It’s crazy to put all your eggs in one basket (one job). Explore some of the options in this article. At the very least, give the idea of a side hustle some thought!
Career 101: General Skills You Must Polish to Succeed [Infographic]
How well have you mastered these skills? These will make you a better employee, a better team member, and a better choice for the job.
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.