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This is a fundamental irony of most people's lives. They don't know what they want to do with their lives. Yet they are very active.
Most kids go to college without a clue why they are there. They are floating along waiting to be told what to do next. They haven't seen or thought enough to know what their ideal life would look like. So how could they possibly know how to distinguish good advice from bad?
Most presenters lose their audience's attention because they ramble and get lost in the weeds. But if you can be precise and concise, you'll keep your audience (and employers) interested, engaged, and excited.
Crafting a 50-word pitch comes in handy for a wide variety of scenarios.
In 50 words, an entrepreneur can persuade an investor to look at a pitch deck or a sales professional can persuade a prospect to watch a demo or schedule a meeting.
Interviewing for a job right now is a little different than usual. Instead of sitting across from your potential employer and getting a feel for the company in person, you might be calling into Zoom or Google Hangouts. That makes it somewhat harder for you to make an impression on the people interviewing you, and for them to gauge whether you'll be a good fit for the role.
Catching the attention of a job recruiter has long been a challenge, but it’s especially difficult right now. Over 1.4 million Americans filed for unemployment.
It’s estimated that 90% of job recruiters and hiring managers use LinkedIn to fill their openings, so if you’re looking for work, you’ll want to know how to use that platform to catch a recruiter’s eye.
Surprisingly, it’s not as bad as you’d think. The volume of responses to job listings has remained relatively steady compared to pre-pandemic numbers. The more people you have in your network, the greater the likelihood that a recruiter will find you through your connections.
So yes, we all know of Pinterest as the go-to place to design a wedding mood board or pin recipes to try for summer barbecues. But did you know that you can also it for your job search?
Here are a few ways you could use your Pinterest to help boost your job search.
Not all uses of time are equal and this simple truth can make a big difference in life.
Understanding how to get the most out of your time starts with knowing—in exact terms—what your time is worth. Here’s how to methodically find out the value of your time.
People who spend their time doing more profitable work make more money.
People who spend their time investing in others build better relationships.
People who spend their time creating a flexible career enjoy more freedom.
Whether you want more wealth, more friendship, more freedom, or more impact, it all comes down to how you spend your time.
There are many different interview styles and methods, and one very popular one is called the behavioral interview. According to the Society for Human Resource Management, interview answers “should provide verifiable, concrete evidence as to how a candidate has dealt with issues in the past.” This guide will walk you through exactly what a behavioral interview is, what questions will be asked and how you can flawlessly prepare for it.
Rather than tinkering with the format for hours, try evaluating the general feeling you get when reviewing your resume. Most people start writing their resume by looking for a template to use. Google gets 450,000 searches per month on the term “resume template,” 50,000 more for “resume format” and hundreds of thousands more for similar keywords.
When you’re interviewing for a new job, your number one goal is to make a positive impression on the hiring manager. It’s a question many people dread, but it is a quick and easy way for the hiring manager to discover flaws. How do you answer that question? What answers should you avoid?
If you've been working from home for the past six months, you may be ready for a change of scenery and may be entertaining the idea of moving. bAfter all, if you don't have to be tethered to your office, maybe you prefer to be closer to family. Or you'd like to relocate someplace where you can hike or surf. Or you might just want to move someplace cheaper or less crowded. But if you're eyeing a move to another state or region, factor in how that may affect your job, your pay, your benefits and your taxes. Before calling the movers, here are 4 questions you'll want answers to from your HR and benefits department as well as from a professional tax adviser.
You’ve found the perfect job opening for you. Youve written and tailored your resume so that it shows exactly why you’re the best person for this job. But when you go to actually submit it, you hit a dilemma:
What file format is best?
Should you upload your resume as a PDF or as a Word document?
Some job search experts recommend PDFs while others swear by Word.
But the best answer would probably be that it depends on where and how you’re sending your resume.
Here are 3 rules you can follow to make the right choice for your specific job application situation.
In many circumstances, the way employers perceive you can be more important than your qualifications.
The image you project in the way you look, dress and speak can make the difference in getting hired or getting ignored.
Learn how to make some on-line changes to your LinkedIn profile and feel brand new again.
LinkedIn has released an “Open to Work” feature to help you let employers, recruiters and your network know you're looking for a job. You can share your open-to-work status by checking either "share with recruiters only" or "share with all LinkedIn members." To access, click the “Add New Profile Section” button to the right of your profile picture and then click “Looking for a new job” in the Intro section at the top.
So should you use this new feature, and if so, which option should you pick?
The best way to get overlooked by employers is to brand yourself like an anonymous clone, Employers hire real people.
They don't hire bundles of skills and certifications. Job seekers are afraid to stand out but standing out is the most important part of your job search. As the famous writer Dr. Seuss once wrote, why fit in when you were born to stand out?
When you think about searching for a job, perhaps we can learn a thing or two from a company that serves fast food hamburgers.
Of course, not just any burger company, the one that Money Magazine rated as the 2018 best fast food chain in America.
Salary negotiation is a pivotal step when you're interviewing for a new job. It’s your chance to get paid what you’re worth and establish your financial trajectory at your new company and with future employers for years to come. Here's what you need to know.