You know how to research companies, how to tweak your resume and even how to answer tough interview questions. But do you really know how to follow-up after the interview? If you’ve been invited to interview it means the company is already interested in you. You will either seal the deal or blow the show. What...Read more
If you are a job seeker, it pays to look for more than one route to land your job. If you’re lucky and if you’re a perfect match, applying online directly may be the only thing you ever need to do. On the other hand, if you’re stretching to a new role that’s slightly beyond...Read more
Consider yourself a LinkedIn aficionado? Got one of the best LinkedIn profiles out there? Well, we've got news for you: you've still go work to do.If you're a Linkedin geek like me, you may have grown tired of reading stacks of articles about "personalizing your URL" and "completing your profile summary." While these tips...
These common blunders ruin the experience for both you and your potential contacts.There is a right way and a wrong way to network. If you are one of those people who hate to network and view it as phony or pretentious, then you are doing it all wrong....
The idea of networking used to produce a physical reaction in me, similar to riding a roller coaster: sweaty palms, nervous chatter, and a slightly queasy stomach. Unless you’re a regular performer, no one relishes the idea of planting yourself in a room full of strangers and attempting to be charming—especially when your livelihood is involved! Despite...Read more
1. Make your Profile complete and robust, adding your accomplishments.If you have just a basic profile without much information, you are likely dooming yourself to oblivion. Make certain that you go above and beyond just listing your current and past employers and roles to include relevant accomplishments. Then flesh out your profile to include up...
Everyone wants to be referred to a company. But how do you get a referral without making it seem like you are asking for a handout? One great way to get a referral into a company is look at your LinkedIn Network and see who currently works for that company. If you have a friend...Read more
When you think of networking, you probably think of networking in the traditional sense--in person, one-on-one. Online networking is helpful too! One of the easiest ways to get started with online networking is to build up your LinkedIn profile so people can find you and you can make new connections. Follow this LinkedIn Beginner's...Read more