Since I graduated college in December 2010 with a BS in Business Management fromRasmussen College, I have held many positions, and none lasted long. For various reasons, I either got fired or quit; therefore, I had to keep updating and crafting my Resume to find a new job, and then another new job, and then another new job. I didn’t have any issues landing a…
Are you wondering how you can gain connections and grow yourLinkedIn networkfor business, recruiting or job search purposes? I’m going to give you some insight into ways you can achieve a robust network, and do it without bombarding strangers with requests.
There is quite a bit that needs to go into writing a Resume, especially if you want to award yourself with an incredible interview. Employers can receive hundreds of resumes in response to an advertised position. For every hundred Resumes received, only a few Resumesstand out from the crowd.
Wouldn’t you want your Resume to shine brighter than the rest?
Tired of hitting walls when applying for jobs? Can’t seem to land the interviews you want? Unfortunately, you are in good company. Applying for positions through traditional job boards is fine, but sometimes, it isn’t enough to get the results you are looking for. Taking additional steps to be noticed can improve the likelihood of you landing an interview. One of the easiest things you can do is advocate for… Continue reading “3 LinkedIn Secrets to land your next job!”
Hiring a professional to assist you in your current job search is a wise investment of your time and money. Unfortunately, many people don’t see the benefit and insist on tackling the job hunt by themselves. One place they often start is with their profile on LinkedIn. They change their job title to read “Currently Seeking Employment” and their place of employment as “Currently Looking.” I cannot stress enough how… Continue reading “Resumes, LinkedIn, and why you need help”
Let’s recap the last few steps: handling a lack of experience, using other job boards to find comparable candidates to you, and bolding as well as italicizing keywords to gain notice. The lack of experience piece is all about utilizing your network on LinkedIn, and connecting to like-minded individuals. Then, contact them by looking at their contact information on their LinkedIn profile, and emailing… Continue reading “4 Simple tips for Guaranteed interviews!”
Let’s discuss the real intricacies of the Applicant Tracking System (ATS), what it does and how it works?
For the most part, recruiters and HR put specific words that pertain to the job in their ATS and the more times that your document (i.e. Resume) hits on these key terms, the more likely you will match on getting an interview. However, if your document…
LinkedIn is a business-focused social network utilized by many employers to seek out new candidates. Your “electronic resume” should be optimized with proficient keywords and specific verbiage for recruiters to find you! Having a professionally written profile will showcase your experience and accomplishments in a manner that makes you stand out successfully.
Cover letters are important to express your interest to the job/company you are applying for and help you stand further! These days employers are looking more closely to cover letters than they have been before.