Unfortunately, job search and career management don’t come with instruction manuals. Which is too bad. There is so much you don’t understand about these things. There are written and unwritten rules of engagement.
Sewing on a button is a long forgotten skill, yet it sure is handy!
This week’s roundup includes many things you need to know- how recruiters use LinkedIn, the unwritten rules of the workplace, should you be the one to constantly follow-up with a hiring manager, how to find email addresses and how to wow an interviewer!
I hope these articles help you figure things out!
WORLD OF WORK
by Anisa Purbasari Horton | Fast Company
It is unfortunate that more companies don’t embed these points into their onboarding. Too many new employees don’t know what they don’t know! Please share widely to help educate new graduates!
by Arnie Fertig | US News & World Report On Careers
If you understand how recruiters use LinkedIn, you’ll be able to build a better profile and take the right actions on LinkedIn.
by Sara McCord | The Muse
This is an interesting example of what a candidate went through during the recruiting process…what lessons can you learn from this?
Use a Personal Website to Maximize Your Digital Footprint
by Job of Mine
Only 32% of graduates have an online portfolio, yet more than 60% of millennial hiring managers said having a website or online portfolio is important for candidates (according to a recent study by godaddy). Go create your online portfolio today!
Looking for a way to uncover email addresses so you can contact someone directly? Try one or more of these via Avid Careerist and Ed Han. (This is from Donna Svei’s group on Facebook called AvidCareerist)
by Armstrong Appointments | YouTern
Brush up on your interviewing know-how with these reminders!