Let’s get right into it. Shall we? #1 – No picture. Profiles with no pictures are ignored [because they are boring]. Please place a picture on LinkedIn. Stop procrastinating, get a nice headshot, Photoshop it just a bit if you must, but get one pronto! Contrary to what others will say regarding attire, I […]
The job search competition is fierce –there is no way to deny that! All the career gurus are advising you to build your brand, get online, tap into the hidden market, launch a strategic job search campaign—but have we failed to divulge you must be a superstar!?
Is there a “perfect” time to start looking for a new job? Yes! The best time to look for a job is while you still have a job! In-demand candidates are usually already employed. Hiring managers consider this a major factor when searching for desirable candidates, so take advantage of this mindset and begin your […]
The “traditional” 2013 employment market will be much more challenging than you might anticipate. Many companies are doing more with less. They can afford to be highly selective because they always receive a large number of qualified applicants for one job vacancy. So what can you do to increase your chances of attaining a new […]
What are you fixin’ to do this holiday season? Relaxing? Priming a turkey? Watching football? How about preparing your job search? No? You see, many job seekers think the holiday season is a time to ‘refrigerate’ their job search campaign. They are mistaken. In fact, the holiday season is the perfect time for you to thaw your […]
Trick or treat? Though it is Halloween, give recruiters the treat, please, and leave the tricks out of your job hunt. I doubt that scaring away recruiters is the type of job search goal you had in mind. So, stop it, now! :-) I had the pleasure of interviewing Wendy Gawlik, who is a recruiter, […]
Is your executive resume projecting the global mindset of an enterprising multinational leader? In today’s global business environment, the candidate that will rise to the top of the resume pile has presented an executive resume that promotes crucial international competencies. These essential skills will help employers see you leading in a complex, dynamic, and fluid […]