Managing a job search means you’re in control… not the employer, not the recruiter.
Companies are hiring. Yet many can’t find the candidates they need. That gives many of you power! For those not seeing a lot of suitable jobs, you still can take control of your job search.
In this week’s summary, you’ll see why you are in control of your job search and what you can do to develop a better plan of attack.
- Insights on the hidden job market
- A success story of a job seeker who used video
- Reframing networking from taking to giving
- Interview answers to show you’re resilience
- Ways to manage your career development
Is it time to rename the hidden job market? | Dorothy Dalton
For job seekers and career professionals, the term “hidden job market” has become common. However, what does it really mean and does it need a new name? See the data around how people say they secure new jobs.
If you are video-adverse, this is a success story of how one job seeker used video to land a job. It’s proof that video is a powerful marketing tool for job seekers.
The Most Powerful Networking Plan? Always Be Giving | John Tarnoff
Switch from asking for something to giving and you’ll find networking makes you feel less needy.
And if you haven’t read The Go-Giver by Bob Burg, it’s life changing.
How to Show Employers Your Resilience During Unemployment | The Voice of Job Seekers
See what steps you can take to communicate your strengths and ability to adapt during uncertain times.
6 Ways to Take Control of Your Career Development If Your Company Doesn’t Care About It | Harvard Business Review
We are now in the era of do-it-yourself career development. Companies less frequently offer formal training — a trend that has been around for years.
See 6 things you can do to make your career development more valuable.
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.