When LinkedIn revamps its website, you may lose some of your data. Take time to backup your Profile and data now. Follow the steps below for easy-to-follow instructions to save your information. LinkedIn announced that "this is the largest redeisgn since LinkedIn's inception." So, consider backing up your LinkedIn Profile now, and save yourself a lot of stress and effort later.
The latest in résumé screening is software that scans your résumé for keywords, experience, and skills. It has made it nearly 80%* more difficult to get your résumé in front of the hiring professional than ever before. Read on for 7 tips on making sure you get your résumé read and land that interview!
What did you accomplish in your job this week, this month, this year? Are you recording it? If not, get out your journal and jot it down. When it comes to updating your résumé, it’s easy to forget some of your greatest accomplishments that will bring value to your next job promotion.
What is your future employer learning when they check your social media profile?
Nine out of 10 hiring managers are looking at your profiles before making a hiring decision, according to Jobvite’s annual Social Recruit Survey (2014). More than half of those surveyed said they’ve reconsidered hiring a candidate based on what they found online.
Your online presence should reassure a prospective employer that your qualifications and suitability are top quality as a prospective employee – not raise red flags. Note the following topics that may impact your chances of being hired:
If your goal is to get a new job in, here are seven things you need to do to prepare yourself for your job search.
1. Update your résumé.
So you're not one who enjoys conflict? In fact you avoid confrontation of any kind? You don't want to hurt anyone's feelings or take advantage of anyone. You're a giver -- not so good at receiving? You're a helper, not so good at being helped?
Here's the two things you can do that will not create the dreaded possibility of tension and disapproval, but give you a chance to add dollars to your paychecks.
Some negotiations require action on your part. Documenting, comparing, estimating, promising, etc. Other things are more passive, you want the least amount of negotiating besides saying "OK" (which is simply no negotiation at all!) consider these two passive techniques.
Résumé Help - What You Need On Your Résumé
Your résumé is, possibly, the most important document you will ever write. It includes your job focus or objective, a brief history of your work experience highlighting your achievements and accomplishments, and documentation demonstrating your skills. Education, training and seminars are included as well as other successes such as the Military, Peace Corp, and Community Service.
Business Owners – Are your business tools in order?