The Formula for Quick Introductions

The Formula for Quick Introductions

You have probably heard the saying, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” So how do you provide a brief, concise introduction of yourself?  This guide will give you some easy formulas to help, no matter what your profession or the situation...
11 Best Practices for Working With Applicant Tracking Systems

11 Best Practices for Working With Applicant Tracking Systems

Applicant Tracking Systems Best Practices When applying for a specific position, include that job title on the résumé. Use the descriptors “phone:” and “email:” in front of the phone number and email address so the ATS can identify this information. When listing dates...
4 Things You Must Do on LinkedIn

4 Things You Must Do on LinkedIn

To get the most out of your LinkedIn profile, here are 4 things you should do on LinkedIn. 1. Complete Your Profile Your profile is the “front door” to your LinkedIn account. First impressions matter — so make sure you’ve made your profile as complete as possible. As...
Jobseeker’s Guide to Networking Your Way to Your Next Job

Jobseeker’s Guide to Networking Your Way to Your Next Job

The “tried and true” path of networking is still the most successful way to find your next position—anywhere from 40-80% of job placements are attributed to networking. This guide to networking will help you identify who is in your network and how to use these...
Five Keys to Success for a Job Search During a Pandemic

Five Keys to Success for a Job Search During a Pandemic

There are no hard and fast rules for a job search in a pandemic.  Some things about the job search are the same: Companies are still looking to hire problem solvers Your network is important in your job search; contacts can help identify unadvertised job...
12 Strategies to the Hidden Job Market

12 Strategies to the Hidden Job Market

The “hidden job market” is a phrase that describes job openings that are not publicly advertised. So how do you tap into the hidden job market? Here are some specific tips for tapping into the hidden job market: Let your network know you are looking for a new...

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