Beginning Your Job Search? Start By Building Your Brand

Office Dynamics

LinkedIn is a popular and powerful network for job searchers and employers, and with the right details you can increase traffic to your profile dramatically. Always be Networking. Maintaining and building your online persona is a part of the new job search.

2015 210

Guest Blogger: David B. Wright, Author

The Office Professionals Place

Youve sent out dozens, or maybe even hundreds, of resumes and cover letters. Youve been networking your little tail off. At the beginning of the interview, you could say something like, “I’d like to cover a few things in our discussion today.

2009 141

5 Ways to Manage Your Online Reputation

On The Job

If you dont think so, read this column I wrote for Gannett, and you may just change your mind: Maybe you put countless hours into carefully crafting a resume and cover letter. Use LinkedIn or Plaxo for your professional resume, accomplishments and business networking. In this case, your network can help you by coming to your defense and posting positive remarks that help thwart your attacke r.

2009 100

How to Find Your Dream Job: 5 Tips You Can Use Right Now

Dumb Little Man

You may need to send out countless resumes and cover letters. Create an attractive resume and engaging cover letter. Your resume and cover letter play an important role in getting the attention of potential employers. Instead of sending out the same resume and cover letter, create multiple versions. See Also: 5 Tips To Making Your Resume Cover Letter Stand Out. Activate referral network.

2018 186

5 Job Search Red Flags to Watch Out For

Eat Your Career

Job search tools are widely available online and your professional network can likely open a ton of doors for you. Job seekers are notoriously eager to believe things.

2019 189

Updating Your Resume: Signs It’s Time to Polish the Ol’ Skills

Small Business CEO

It can be especially difficult to know exactly what’s going wrong – is it my cover letter? You’re back on the job market, sending out your resume to multiple jobs a day, but you’re not getting any bites. Frustrating, right?

2019 59

3 Top Job Industries That Are Flying Under Your Radar

Dumb Little Man

They said one of the best ways you can express enthusiasm for your industry is by writing a tailored cover letter. As you work, think about how you are going to write about your learning experiences and how you can share them in your cover letter. See Also: 5 Tips To Making Your Resume Cover Letter Stand Out. The best way to stand out in sports involves two key factors: networking and building an online presence.

2017 158

How to Hide Your Age on Your Resume

Eat Your Career

The Job Seeker Jump Start package includes everything you need to land the job you want quickly and easily: step-by-step resume writing advice, resume and cover letter templates, interview preparation, specific job search strategies, networking techniques, and much more.

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How to Build Your Career: 5 Simple Rules to Succeed

Dumb Little Man

See Also: 5 Tips To Making Your Resume Cover Letter Stand Out. Networking is Essential. Apart from networking in person, you should also create accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. See Also: The Art And The Science Of Networking.

2018 227

So you want to find a new assistant job?

Practically Perfect PA

Tailor your covering letter and CV. I’ve written posts on both covering letters and resumes so all I would add here is that you should tailor your CV and covering letter for each of the jobs you are applying for.

2013 214

3 Keys to Getting a Job When You're Overqualified

On The Job

Try to address those concerns in your cover letter and say it's OK with you. Third, reach out to your network and see if someone can speak for your enthusiasm -- that you place greater emphasis on being able to contribute than you do a job title.

2016 193

5 College Skills That Have Lasting Value

Dumb Little Man

Better yet, you’ll also be able to impress potential employers with cover letters and resumes. Networking. Networking is always valued in the professional world, but it can also benefit students looking to land their dream school. Six in 10 admissions professionals who responded to the survey said that people with large networks are more likely to fit into a college’s culture. Networking is easier now than ever before, thanks to online communities.

2018 185

You Owe it to Yourself!

Office Dynamics

A network of individuals you can contact for job opportunities. Next, create an awesome cover letter that sets you apart. I mean a cover letter that conveys something about you, your character and the confident person you are. Your cover letter will be scanned for just a precious few moments and then placed in one of two stacks.

2010 118

A Must-Listen Interview for Job Hunters

Eat Your Career

With a focus on finding and living your life’s purpose, this book covers every conceivable job search topic including networking, research, resume and cover letter creation, successful interview techniques and so much more. No matter who you are or what you do, I’m willing to bet you know who Richard “Dick” Bolles is. Maybe the name itself doesn’t ring a bell, but the title of his book most certainly will: What Color Is Your Parachute? Sound familiar?

Resources for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

The magazine also features information on marketing, finance, productivity and updates on IT and social networking. It is easy to upload your CV and covering letter and you can also receive a daily email with new jobs that are specific to what you are looking for. Pin It.

2012 203

You Owe it to Yourself!

Office Dynamics

A network of individuals you can contact for job opportunities. Next, create an awesome cover letter that sets you apart. I mean a cover letter that conveys something about you, your character and the confident person you are. Your cover letter will be scanned for just a precious few moments and then placed in one of two stacks.

2010 100

How to Market Yourself During A Career Search

Dumb Little Man

You can use LinkedIn and other professional social media sites to network based on your specific expertise. You need to create an impressive resume/CV, optimize your LinkedIn profile and make sure your cover letter shines. When searching for a new career, knowing how to market yourself to potential employers and recruiters can give you an edge over the other applicants. If you don’t know how to stand out from the rest, it could make your search very long and exhausting.

2017 139

How To Make A Successful And Hassle-Free Career Change

Dumb Little Man

This is also a great time to talk about these things with your friends, family, and networking contacts. Once you decide on a career that interests you, it’s time to start networking. Your cover letter needs to specifically address the job you’re applying for. Whether your goals, values or interests have changed or you need more money and flexible hours, starting a new career isn’t something you can take lightly.

2018 137

These Tools Make Personal Branding Easy and Affordable

Dumb Little Man

So, you wrote your resume, created an awesome cover letter, and then passed your application. The more you publicly network through social media and share your knowledge, the better you look. Imagine this: You found your ideal opportunity to work in sports or your dream job of coordinating events for your favorite baseball team. Then, you sent your follow-up email and wait. While you’re on pins and needles, your employer is doing their research.

2017 160

How to Overcome Gaps in Employment

Dumb Little Man

Network – Meet new people. Explain it in your cover letter. Are you worried about gaps in employment ? With the severe economic conditions and widespread layoffs, more people are faced with the threat of losing their job.

2016 179

Five Great Ways to Give Your Resume a Boost

Dumb Little Man

Find out what employers in your field are looking for – don’t be afraid to ask around within your network. If you can’t afford to pay someone to edit your resume, at least ask a friend to proof-read it – and the same goes for your cover letter.

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4 Ways to Increase Your Chances of Finding Remote Work

On The Job

While it can pay off to be active on other social networking sites such as Twitter or Facebook, LinkedIn is still a place where most recruiters will go to check out your professional profile. Stay "true to yourself" when participating in social networking.

2011 238

Tips From Successful Job Seekers

On The Job

So she revamped her efforts, networking in person several times a week, joining Facebook and LinkedIn to make more connections and letting everyone know she was looking for work. I suggested in my cover letter some ideas to pique the employer's interest," she says.

2010 207

Announcement: The Shrink for Entrepreneurs is hiring

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

However, this may be a job you can connect someone to in a suave and sexy networking master move that wins you a loyal friend for life. You read it right. This is a job advertisement. Of course it isn’t for you. You’re one of those kicks-ass-and-takes-no-names entrepreneurs.

2013 103

How to Find a Job Using Social Media

On The Job

It's not near as much fun as say, watching to see if Lady Gaga will show up covered in raw eggs and bran cereal, but it's something I feel I need to do for my job. They were able to check the stats of my blog and see that I had created an extensive network," he says.

8 Tips On How To Get A Promotion

Productivity Bits

Network. Update your CV and create a cover letter for the position. Copyright © 2011 Productivity Bits. Visit the original article at [link]. Guest Post. W hen starting at a new company you want to make your mark and get known as the “go getter” and “go to guy/gal”. We put together a list which will help you with your goal and hopefully make it a bit easier. Excel in your position. Working hard and doing your job should be your first priority.

OfficeTeam Reveals Mistakes That Could Derail Your Job Search

Office Dynamics

Network solely when you’re looking for a job. Interim assignments provide a source of income as well as a chance to network and build new skills. Sending your resume and cover letter on high-quality paper via the post office may seem outdated, but people receive so little mail today that your hard-copy materials could pay off. Hello reader! We read this story today by OfficeTeam and felt it was valuable and wanted to share it with you.

Beware of Career Marketing Firms

Job Advice Blog

Job search networking groups such as those listed at www.landingexpert.com can provide information, as can an online search for individualized coaching services via LinkedIn or Google.

2010 130

Using Stories to Demonstrate Your Personal Brand

On The Job

While it is tough to tell a story in a resume, there are many more opportunities, Hansen told me, such as a cover letter than tells a story of your career interest and determination or stories about solving a problem.

2009 130

Do You Have What it Takes to Work in a Non-Profit?

On The Job

It’s something you should highlight in your resume and cover letter.” 5 Ways to Avoid Freaking Out About Networking 6 Questions to Increase your Accountability Muscle. Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Wednesday, March 10, 2010 Do You Have What it Takes to Work in a Non-Profit?

2010 158

Do You Have What it Takes to Work in a Non-Profit?

On The Job

It’s something you should highlight in your resume and cover letter.” 5 Ways to Avoid Freaking Out About Networking 6 Questions to Increase your Accountability Muscle. Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Wednesday, March 10, 2010 Do You Have What it Takes to Work in a Non-Profit?

2010 158

Are You Being Naive -- and Just Plain Stupid -- About Your Online Reputation?

On The Job

That means in addition to ramping up your networking efforts, you need to immediately take steps to clean up your online footprint. Google covers most of the Web, but MSN and Yahoo! Learn how to manage your privacy settings within each social network you use. 1) We changed everything (resume, cover letters, online profiles, etc.) If you do nothing else today, Google yourself.

2008 100

Atlanta, Georgia: The City that Smiles

Laughing all the Way to Work

Click on that and you will find a wealth of templates from a resume, cover letter, minutes, agenda and many others. Join us at the luxurious Palazzo Versace on the Gold Coast for an amazing end of year get away and your chance to network, learn and advance your skills in style!

2009 130

Small Business Start-Up Idea – C.V. Writing Service | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

Build your own network! Many people have trouble writing a successful CV or cover letter, so if you have excellent writing skills and know how to effectively create a résumé then this business may be for you. E-Mail me or follow me. Benefits of Online Software for Small Business.

2008 195