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10 ways to make your LinkedIn profile stand out 10 WAYS TO MAKE YOUR LINKEDIN PROFILE STAND OUT You’re a savvy professional who’s had a LinkedIn account for years, but are you using your profile to its fullest potential? We’re not here to tell you that you’ve been using LinkedIn wrong this whole time, but rather that there’s so much more you can do with your LinkedIn profile than you might have realized. “I think a lot of people create […]
This common career move could cost you $500,000 By Catey Hill Taking a breather from your job, even just for a few years, could cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars — and that’s over and above what you lose out on by not drawing a salary. Each year, thousands of Americans decide to take a break from their jobs: Nearly four in 10 women and 24% of men had taken time off from their career voluntarily, according to a […]
Out of Office: Workers Try a Year on the Road Remote Year program sends participants around the world as they continue to work By JOSHUA JAMERSON Nov. 29, 2016 9:00 a.m. ET A typical workday for Jeremy Miller, a financial analyst at International Business Machines Corp., involves poring over spreadsheets and dialing into conference calls.
How Long Should I Wait Before Adding My New Job To My LinkedIn Profile?
12 LINKEDIN MISTAKES THAT CAN COST YOU THE JOB In today’s tech-savvy world, your LinkedIn profile needs to be sharp, crisp, and impressive to both potential employers and colleagues. Avoid the profile pitfalls that could easily sink your job prospects. Click through to see some of the worst mistakes you could make.
7 Questions You Should Always Ask at a Job Interview Get the most out of you job interview by asking these questions of your future employer.
9 Important, Invisible Job Skills You Might Not Realize You Have It’s not just the bullet points on your resume that make for a successful career. These little workplace habits and attitudes count for more than you think.
How AI Is Changing Human Resources Companies including IBM, GE, and Hilton Worldwide are using algorithms to screen, test, and hire new talent. Making a good impression with a prospective employer often requires little more than a great résumé and congenial personality. But how do you impress an algorithm? That’s the question facing applicants of Facebook, IBM, and a spate of other companies that are starting to incorporate artificial intelligence into their hiring practices. They’re using machines to scan work […]
How Do I Describe My Job Accomplishments When I Don’t Really Have Any? Alison Green / Ask a Manager Nov. 16, 2016 http://time.com/money/4573994/describe-job-accomplishments/?xid=homepage
Older Job-Seeker? 3 Super One-liners You Have Got To Use! Mary Eileen Williams Author, ‘Land the Job You Love: 10 Surefire Strategies for Jobseekers Over 50’ “Ongoing professional development” “At this time in my career…” “My goal is to make YOU look good…”
Should You Negotiate An Already Great Offer? 3 Tips To Decide Lelia Gowland
Here’s exactly how many times you should follow up after a job interview Jacquelyn Smith … on how many times you should check in after the interview: Check-in #1: The initial follow-up “A thank you email should go out that afternoon if you interview …
8 Cheap Apps That’ll Make the Entire Job Search Process Easier By Mark Anthony Dyson, MAEd/AET By Mark Anthony Dyson, MAEd/AET
How to Find Recruiters in Your Niche Building relationships with recruiters may expose you to career opportunities that you might not learn about otherwise. Most employers don’t advertise the positions they hire recruiters to help fill, which are typically a firm’s most senior and highest-paying. And search executives usually promote their services to employers, not job hunters. Identifying and connecting with recruiters who specialize in your area of expertise can be very worthwhile — though candidates should remember that recruiters […]