The articles featured here contain the job search news you need to know about! You’ll find helpful information to improve how you conduct your job search, brand yourself, perform in interviews and more!
The Job Search News You Need
Get tips on how to master LinkedIn, news about what Microsoft’s pending purchase of LinkedIn will mean, what you need to know before you show up at an interview and vital steps you MUST take during your job search! So grab a cup of coffee and digest these articles. Hope you have a super week!
How Job Recruiters Screen You on LinkedIn by Quentin Fottrell | Market Watch
In order to create an effective LinkedIn profile, you have to understand how recruiters use the tool and what they are looking for. Here’s help featuring some of my favorite resources like Jenny Foss, of JobJenny and Jeremy Roberts of HiringSolved.
Little-Known LinkedIn Features That Deliver Big Rewards by William Arruda | Forbes
Arruda lists 4 features you should take advantage of on LinkedIn. I bet you aren’t using them all!
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Making Sense of 2016- 4.7% Unemployment Rate, LinkedIn, & Candidate Shortages by Will Thomson | Bullseye Recruiting
This article helps you understand what’s happening in the labor market right now.
Job Search Roundtable Podcast – Part 2 by Chris Russell | CareerCloud
Chris Russell, Chris Fields and I chatted about the current trends we’re seeing in job search. We talk about LinkedIn being bought by Microsoft and what that might mean to job seekers. We talked about how many questions to ask during an interview and lots more! Hope you have a listen to this podcast!
7 Questions You Can (and Should) Ask Before An Interview by Sarah Landrum | Punched Clocks
Before you’re next interview, be sure you take a look at this list of questions to make sure you’ll be prepared for your big day! These are questions you would ask BEFORE the interview, as in , when it is being set up!
10 Steps to a Shorter Job Search by Susan P. Joyce on LinkedIn
If you are embarking on a job search, read this first! Or, if your job search is stalled, start doing ALL these 10 things!
8 Tech Tools to Help You With Your Mobile Job Search by Mark Anthony Dyson | Recruiter.com
We all rely on our mobile devices. These 8 tools will help you make your job search more mobile-friendly!
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.