5 Reasons Job Seekers Will Use Instagram Stories Not Snapchat for their Job Search

Competitive Resumes

In today’s day and age, social proof and timeliness are critical to standing out in the job market. I know you’re tired of waiting for responses from job boards or referrals from friends. Read: Five Ways to Subtly Catch The Eyes of Employers During Your Job Search.

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How To Modernize Your Job Search

Career Realism

How To Modernize Your Job Search. My first outplacement client uttered a phrase I heard over and over as I helped clients transition from a layoff to a new position: “I’ve never actually looked for a job. Related: 10 Differences Between The Job Search Of Today And Of Yesterday.

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3 Job Search Game Changers

Career Realism

3 Job Search Game Changers. When you conduct a job search in the “usual” way, you are signing up for a fight like this. Here Are 3 Tips That Will Transform Your Search: 1. Concrete metrics are crucial- the more you have, the more credible you seem.

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How to Write a Dazzling LinkedIn Summary

Executive Career Brand

Over the years, I’ve reviewed many LinkedIn profiles of executive job seekers. These job seekers are neglecting a golden opportunity to tell their personal brand story. Maybe they’re not actively job seeking, or just beginning a search.

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9 Questions to Ask in Your Interview to WOW HR

Ms. Career Girl

By asking about metrics right off the bat, you show that you’re goal-oriented, and unafraid to be accountable for the work you do. Of course, success isn’t just about hitting the metrics. This question doesn’t just acknowledge that no job is smooth-sailing.

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The Biggest Mistakes New Job Seekers Make

Career Solvers

I meet many job seekers who have never had to conduct a formal job search. If you’re looking for a new job, below are some tips for starting off your search on the right foot: 1. It can be tempting to apply to jobs online. A job search is like a marathon.

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How to Make a Business Case for Hiring Military Veterans #SHRM16

Workology

Look beyond job boards and find ways to engage them. Measure at periodic intervals like quarterly metrics. It’s easy to overmeasure and be focused on the metrics. You want to make sure that while you are aware of the metrics, it’s not your number 1 focus.

5 Ways To Kill Your Chances With A Hiring Manager

Career Realism

A big mistake job seekers make is submitting overly-general resumes. Study the job postings for positions like this, as well as LinkedIn Profiles for people who currently have these jobs. And of course the job you’re after today is probably not the one you want to retire on.

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Performance Improvement Plan a Fraud? – Here’s 12 Clear Indicators

Sklover Working Wisdom

Here is an example: you did not train your staff well when, in fact, training your staff is not part of your job description. Goals without Measurable Metrics.” Without clear and defined metrics of success, it cannot be shown whether you have failed or succeeded, and thus absence of measurable metrics is a trap set by a trapper, in and of itself. 2016, Alan L. “Corrupt politicians make the other 10 percent look bad.”. – Henry Kissinger.

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7 Ways Your Resume Will Be Judged Post-Interview

Career Realism

Employers will often bring in candidates who don’t fit the job posting 100% to see what else they’re bringing to the table at this stage. Lack Of Match-Up Between Job Titles And Actual Responsibilities. What types of job titles do they have?

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Revealed: Expert Strategy To Boost LinkedIn Visibility

Career Realism

You need to know what’s working (and what’s not), and adopt the tactics used by people who currently have the job you want to maximize visibility. Click on the “Advanced” option next to LinkedIn’s search bar. Insert a relevant postal code to confine search results to a certain area.

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Help! My Resume Is Dead On Arrival

Career Realism

Identify your ideal job target, and compile a folder of job postings that have piqued your interest. Evaluate job postings for common qualifications and requested attributes. Don’t list responsibilities that are taken for granted at any of the jobs you’ve held.

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Receiving 100s Of Rejections To Your Applications? Read This!

Career Realism

I am sure you must be very frustrated when you receive 100s of rejections to your job applications. Related: How To Turn Job Rejection Into An Advantage. Fake Jobs! Yes, I just said it; fake jobs! I used to work for S&P so I do know a few things about metrics.

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Does Your Cover Letter Get An A Or F? Here’s The Test

Career Realism

There should not be a single sentence in this letter which doesn’t either a) establish credibility, b) demonstrate real VALUE, or c) communicate PASSION for the job. Purpose #2, you’re responding to a job posting or some other notification about a position that has opened up.

How Do Executives Land Higher-Paying Positions?

Career Realism

They approach an executive search with this mentality. Searching for a new opportunity is a game of shadowboxing, and the more precisely you can place your punches the better the odds of a successful outcome. Salary details at your last job?

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How to Leverage Another Job Offer (The Right Way)

Ms. Career Girl

Some people say the only way to get a real raise is through another job offer, and the numbers back up this claim. A 2016 study conducted by Glassdoor Economic Research found that workers who change jobs receive a 5.2% If you’re going to leverage a job offer, here’s how.

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Top 5 Resume Trends In 2017

Career Realism

I’m hopeful that 2017 will be a year full of great opportunities for all job seekers actively searching, and for those passively open to new opportunities—which according to a new survey by JobVite happens to be 74% of us. This has not escaped our careers and job searches.

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