January is one of the most popular months for people starting job search. To help you prepare or reignite your search, here’s a roundup of the top posts from this week.
New Thoughts on Job Boards for 2018
by Jason Alba | JibberJobber Blog
If your first instinct when looking for a job is to turn to the job boards, think again. See what Jason Alba says about the value of job boards.
14 Job Search Tips to Use in 2018
by Mark Anthony Dyson | Recruiter
As Mark suggests in his article, if it’ been a few years since you’ve last looked for a job, there are some tips in here that will help you job search like a modern job seeker. Mark says “There are hundreds of job search tips available on the internet. Don’t attempt them all at once. Instead, try three or four at a time to see how well each works for you.”
From Young Pros to Young Pros: The Best New Year Career Advice
by YEC | YouTern
The Young Entrepreneurs Council (YEC) asked its members: “What is the best beginning of the year career advice you have for young professionals?”
Honestly, this advice is true for anyone at any age!
Improve Your Ranking in LinkedIn Searches: 10 Steps to Successful LinkedIn SEO
by Susan P. Joyce | Job-Hunt.org
Who knew there was so much thought that needed to go into a LinkedIn profile? Search Engine Optimization (SEO) means using the best words to improve how your profile ranks in search results on LinkedIn. Being active on LinkedIn and doing an annual audit of your profile helps keep you top of mind and familiar with the platform! Go ahead and update your profile, just be sure to turn off “notify my network” of the changes you’re making.
Social Media Red Flags that Can Cost You the Job [Infographic]
by Great Resumes Fast | YouTern
This was one of the more popular posts last week. Social media is too important to dismiss. Check out this infographic highlighting
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32 Business & Career Blogs Successful Women Love
by Pooja Krishna | Maroon Oak
7 Podcasts That Can Help You Find a Job in 2018
by Emily Moore | Glassdoor
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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.