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Job Searching On LinkedIn? 15 Tips You Should Know

With the Bureau of Labor Statistics recently reporting that there are currently 6.1 million job openings in the U.S., one would think that finding a job would be a simple process. But, not so fast. Finding a job takes time, dedication and a major undertaking, as the process is filled with massive …

Employment

Reclaim Your LinkedIn Connections as Contact Emails Via Download Your Data

In this article, I will reconnect you with your LinkedIn Contacts—<i>Connections</i>— in a format you can use: first name, last name, company, position, …

Social Media Marketing

Facebook Job Postings Reveal Hiring at Oculus, Instagram, WhatsApp and More

A new analysis of job postings at Facebook may cast a light on the social network’s next act, with hiring at Oculus, Instagram, WhatsApp and other …

Facebook wants to help you find your next job

Mark Zuckerberg, recruiter?<p>Social media giant Facebook is expanding into the online job-search marketplace, according to tech blog The Next Web.<p>TNW …

Facebook May Go For LinkedIn’s Jugular With New Resumé Features

While Facebook is, by far, the dominant “social” networking site, it’s rarely used for professional networking. Instead, people go to places like …

Facebook tests a resume “work histories” feature to boost recruitment efforts

As LinkedIn ads in video and other features to look a little more like Facebook, Facebook continues to take on LinkedIn in the world of social recruitment services. In the latest development, Facebook is testing a feature to let users create resumes — which Facebook calls a “work histories” feature …

here’s the right way to format your resume

The hardest part of writing an effective resume is figuring out the content – how to talk about your achievements in ways that tie to what an …

Employment

Stormtrooper bot with facial recognition guards against intruders

We know what Star Wars fans will be wishing for this Christmas -- aside from Sphero's R2-D2 and BB-9E toys. Ubtech, the company behind the dancing Lynx robot, is releasing a Stormtrooper bot. Although it can't teach you yoga, you can use voice commands to instruct it to ward off intruders …

80% Of Jobs Are Not On Job Boards: Here's How to Find Them

<i>The following letter is authored by Evan Guzman. Evan is a nationally recognized leader with over two decades of experience in strategic corporate development, employment marketing & branding. As former Global Head of Military Programs and Engagement for Verizon; Evan’s responsibilities included</i> …

Employment

5 things you should always do when editing your résumé — and 5 to avoid

However, keep in mind that refining your resume requires a very unique set of lenses to be able to see its flaws and imperfections.<p>With so many contradictory guidelines and common misconceptions about what makes a job-winning resume, it's hard to know for sure what to change or where to even …

Technology Has Actually Made It Harder Than Ever to Get Hired | Inc.com

<i>In the US for white collar jobs, have we arrived at the point that it's rude to walk into potential employers place of business and ask for work? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by</b> …

Employment

Things HR Can't Ask in a Job Interview

When it comes to the hiring process, potential employees have quite a few legal protections. The law protects them from discrimination in many …

5 LinkedIn Tips From an Avid LinkedIn User

illustrade / Pixabay<p>“So what’s your plan after graduation?” This is arguably the most dreaded question a person can ask a college student. Roughly …

How Google for Jobs is Breaking Talent Acquisition’s Biggest Pet Peeve

Okay, Google for Jobs in changing the world!!! We can all lose our minds now and freak out!You’ve probably already seen a huge shift in your …

Employment

7 reasons from recruiters why you didn’t get the job

The job-hunting process can be a roller coaster of highs and lows, and every rejection along the way can make you feel more and more insecure. But …

VIDEO: Maren Hogan Gives the Recruitment Marketing Tell-All You’ve Been Waiting For

Welcome to Smashups, brought to you by the recruitment marketing pros at Smashfly! Each month, our host, Tim Sackett, will chat with a featured guest …

Marketing

Sending a Thank You Letter Could Cost You Your Job

As a jobseeker, it’s important for every piece of personal marketing collateral you send out to be error-free and professional.<p>This includes, …

9 Resume Must-Haves to Get an In-Person Interview

When it’s time for employers to find their next employee, there are certain must haves they’ll be looking for on a resume. We asked owners of …

Dear Job Candidate--This Is Why Recruiters Aren't Returning Your Messages | Inc.com

As I've been looking to fill a couple of key roles on my team recently, I've been sorting through dozens of inquiries and pitches, and reviewing stacks of resumes.<p>While some candidates do a good job of presenting themselves professionally in their cover note and resume, I am, to be frank, astounded …

Employment

3 Things Smart Employers Look for in a Resume | Inc.com

For the same reasons a resume is never enough to get you the job you really want, no one hires a new employee based on their resume alone. Qualifications, education, experience, it all matters, but most hiring managers quickly scan and sort resumes before moving on to the next step in the hiring …

Employment

Starting Your First Job Search on LinkedIn | Official LinkedIn Blog

Sometimes job hunting can feel a little overwhelming, but we’re here to help you find your way in to whatever opportunity is right for you. Here are …

3 Questions Every Resume Should Answer

To stand out from the pack, you show them what they are looking for.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s become increasingly difficult for job applicants to rise above the noise of today’s digital talent pool. On average, we receive hundreds of resumes per week and only …

GoodTime nabs $2M to match job applicants with interviewers to save time and build rapport

Despite countless attempts and millions in venture capital, the calendar, one of the most ubiquitous work tools, has remained largely unchanged for as long as I can remember. Rather than overwrite the calendar in an effort to make it obsolete, Ahryun Moon, Jasper Sone and Peter Lee, co-founders of …

Job-hunting on LinkedIn is getting more risky

Now your boss knows when you’re online.<p>A bad feeling about this<p>This could all be bad news for two reasons.<p>Firstly, bosses can now spot when their …

Here Are the Best Answers for Job Interview Questions About Experience

How to Handle Interview Questions About Your Experience<p>Updated January 22, 2018<p>Interviews are difficult and stressful for everyone, regardless of …

When the kid interviewing you says you’re too old

One of the things I was most surprised by when I got into the jobs business over a decade ago was the prevalence and practice of age discrimination …

The Best Answer to the Question, 'What Are Your Salary Requirements?'

It's almost always some version of “I’m not telling you.”<p><i>This is the third in a series of six posts on salary negotiation published in partnership</i> …

What to Say When a Job Interviewer Asks You an Illegal Question

One in five hiring managers say they have asked a question in a job interview only to find out later that it was a violation of federal labor laws to …

LinkedIn Performance: 7 Things You Should Be Doing (But Aren’t)

LinkedIn isn’t just an online resume, it is a social network and an online portfolio.So isn't it time to stop lurking and draw attention to your …

Employment