Job search going no where? This week’s roundup includes eight great tips to sharpen your job search!
You’ll find help on topics like networking, personal branding, using LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter, as well as how to avoid the job boards to uncover your next job.
8 Tips To Sharpen Your Job Search
Become a Recruiter Magnet with this New LinkedIn Setting
by Donna Serdula
Do you want to let recruiters know you are looking for a new job? LinkedIn is making that easier. Are you interested in working in a different city? You can specify that too.
The Four Best Social Media Shares, According to LinkedIn Research
by Donna Svei | AvidCareerist
Helpful information to guide you when liking, sharing and commenting on posts on LinkedIn. “If you’ve been nervous about social media sharing, this study gives you safe, statistically supported guidelines for taking the plunge.
“If you’ve been nervous about social media sharing, this study gives you safe, statistically supported guidelines for taking the plunge” says Donna Svei.
Don’t Let Email Zombies Eat Up Your Day
by Jocelyn K. Glei | 99U
If you find yourself a slave to your email, in other words, you spend WAY TOO much time in your inbox, here are tips to get you out!
Finding a Job Without a Job Board
by Susan P. Joyce | Work Coach Cafe
Job boards aren’t the most effective method for finding a job, yet everyone turns there first. See what else you can do!
Everyone Can Now Create Twitter Moments: Here’s All You Need to Know
by Ash Read | Buffer
If you are a job seeker, consider creating Moments to highlight your successes, mentions or conversations on Twitter.
7 Simple Ways to Stop Being Sleazy When You Network
by Lolly Daskal | Inc
If networking were easy, you’d do it all the time. Yet most people only network when they need something (like a job). Change how you feel about it and your more likely to do it regularly!
Facebook’s Expanded Search, Good Or Bad?
by Katrina Collier | The Searchologist
Facebook is a goldmine for recruiters and for job seekers! Here’s what you need to know about spiffing up your Facebook profile AND how to search for people inside Facebook.
10-Step Personal Branding Worksheet
by Meg Guiseppi | Job-Hunt.org
This is one of my all-time favorite personal branding resources! People often struggle to pinpoint what makes them different and qualified for what’s next. But once you have walked through this worksheet, you’ll be much much closer!
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.