This week’s summary contains articles to help you better understand the language of job search.
Job seekers say and do things differently when they are in job search mode. But they really should use the same logic they use in their work lives.
You’ll find out exactly what to say when requesting informational meetings, how to interview with someone who is younger, learn about LinkedIn tips recruiters use and more! Plus, two new updates to technology you should know about.
by Susan P. Joyce | Job-Hunt.org
This starts out with some basic etiquette for networking meetings. Then there are four examples of email messages you can adapt and use to reach out to people. If you struggle to put together an email, these will certainly help.
by Andrew Hutchinson | Social Media Today
Video is truly king! Facebook, Instagram and others have embraced sharing live video and now LinkedIn is jumping in!
Did you know: according to internal LinkedIn data, LinkedIn users are 20x more likely to share a video on the platform than any other type of post.
Live video is not the same as recorded video, it allows users to interact during the broadcast. But if you haven’t tried using video yet, now would be the time.
by Victoria Song | Gizmodo
If you use Skype, you’ll be happy to read about this new feature that works on your laptop or desktop version!
by Lisa Rangel | Chameleon Resumes
If you’re on the older side of the spectrum and find yourself interviewing with younger managers, you really need to read what Lisa has to say!
THINK LIKE A RECRUITER
by Bruce Anderson | LinkedIn’s Talent Blog
These tips will help you understand the time-saving techniques in house recruiters can use when using LinkedIn Recruiter package to search for new talent. Think about what YOU will do differently on LinkedIn based on this information.
by David Gelles | LinkedIn
In this summary article, Davide Gelles references workplace trends and experts who dole out advice on how to succeed!
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
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.