If you are a first-time job seeker or it’s been a while since you last looked, then you’ll want to know about what’s new in job search.
Use the information in this week’s summary to update your job search strategy. You’ll find help to focus your job search, ideas on how to interview more convincingly just by changing the words you use plus learn about new artificial intelligence which evaluates your personality.
Not long ago, a reader asked if I could write more about job search tips for people over 50. I told the reader that while there are some very specific issues the over 50 job seeker faces regarding age discrimination, almost every job search article is applicable to the older job seeker.
I’m pointing this out now because even though these articles may seem to relate only to older job seekers, they absolutely apply to any job seeker!
How To Job Hunt If You Haven’t In Years
by Kerry Hannon | Forbes
If you are 50 or 60+ years old and job seeking, then you need a refresher. This article includes 8 tips from Steve Dalton, author of the 2 Hour Job Search.
The 5 Key Factors To Consider When Finding Your Next Job
by Eileen Williams | The Feisty Side Of Fifty
If you plan on looking for a new job, then start the process by getting clear about what you are looking for. As Williams says, you probably spent more time planning a vacation than you have planning your job search. Without a clear vision of what you want to do next, it’s going to be difficult to conduct a productive job search.
How to Make Recruiters Come to You
by J.T. O’Donnell | Forbes
Job searching requires pro-active steps to help attract companies to you. And even with low employment, you still won’t land an interview for every job you apply to. There are helpful tips in this article you won’t want to miss.
The Most Powerful Words to Use During Your Interview
by Madeleine Burry | The Balance Careers
Every word spoken during a job interview leaves an impression. That’s why it’s so important to carefully select the words you use. Review this list of powerful words and substitute some of your words with these.
How to Tell if a Company’s Culture Is Real, or Just Lip Service
by Andy Talajkowski | Glassdoor
Here are some ways to evaluate a company before, during and after the interview to make sure it delivers on its promises.
How to Stop Worrying What Other People Think of You
by Lolly Daskal | Lolly Daskal
You’ll find 15 ways to eliminate the worry and free yourself to be yourself.
This New AI Tool Serves Up Creepily Accurate Assessments of Your Work Style
by Donna Svei | Fast Company
Have you heard of Emma? She is a Chrome Extension powered by Artificial Intelligence that analyzes LinkedIn profiles and provides a summary of the person’s personality. Pretty powerful stuff.
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.