Last week I discussed my one tip that will help your career more than anything else. Along with continuing to learn one new skill every year, there’s something else that will help you to be successful:
You could think of LinkedIn as a huge database or a research tool for job-seekers and business-developers. LinkedIn is certainly both of those things. You could think of LinkedIn as an online public square
Think of it this way, he suggests: "Boosting the odds of getting a job offer by roughly 5% would mean on average that 1 in 20 workers gets a job offer who wouldn't have otherwise gotten one." And if you're
It doesn't matter if you're an entry-level employee, middle manager, or the CEO: If you want other people to look to you as a leader, you've got to act the part. Putting on your office's version of a suit
When it comes to the latter, we've given you plenty of tips regarding what should be there — from brilliant summaries to killer headlines that attract recruiters. But today we're talking about the former
No matter how good you are at your job, you probably often think: I could be doing more. Call it work-life balance, work-life coexistence, or simply life, but balancing responsibilities can be stressful
Recruiters search for candidates on social media (particularly LinkedIn) using keywords targeting skills, companies, or types of experience. You won’t get called if your profile doesn’t show up in an search.
The fact is, impressions are formed based on behavior. Your behavior in-person and online equally gives employers something to work with in forming an impression. There is a lot out there about how to
These tough situations often happen as you’re building your career in your 20s. Expert advice on the hidden lessons in these setbacks. Some of the most important lessons you learn during your first decade
Reader: I get incredible anxiety before and during job interviews. I don’t know why this happens, it just does. Sometimes during interviews my mind goes blank and I don’t know what to say. At other times,
Here’s something that’s obvious, but at the same time not: We’re all a lot more than we appear to be at work. We have other dimensions that are invisible to our companies, supervisors, direct reports,
They're known as Generation Y or the Millennials. But a more appropriate name for Americans born between 1980-2000 might be Generation Underemployed. The whole country faced a challenging job market filled
While this might not sound like a huge issue, take a moment to remember that your résumé is just one of many that are being reviewed for the position, often times, by just one person. If the person reading
Time moves in a different dimension when you're job hunting. Managers say they will make a decision "soon," and you don't hear from them for three weeks. Recruiters say they'll get back to you "tomorrow,"
In addition to the basic data, a résumé should only contain information pertinent to a job. Generally, you should restrict it to one page if you graduated within the last five years and two pages if you