Job search tips and resources are so abundantly available today that the time required in order to read all of them them would probably take you into retirement! In order to help you sort through the mountains of blogs and articles I’m sharing some tips and resources that I have recently come across from industry colleagues that will be of interest and value to you in your job search.
Are You LinkedIn? As a job search tool, LinkedIn should be at the top of your list but how you use it will definitely have an impact in achieving results. Louise Fletcher writes, The 7 Mistakes You’re Probably Making on LinkedIn, at Blue Sky Resumes Blog, The inside scoop on getting (and keeping) a great job.
8 Little-Known Tricks for The Job Hunt by Liz Ryan, an internationally recognized expert on careers and the new millennium workplace, includes adding a signature to your outgoing email and linking your LinkedIn profile URL to it. Simple and effective.
And finally, Take control of your own brand, by Lesley Everett, professional speaker and executive personal branding coach. Whether you are building your personal brand within an organization or independently, “Who you really are”, “Dress like you mean it” and “Be interested and visible” are all key points to succeeding with your personal brand.
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