Today, inbound marketing has become more popular than ever. Leading the pack is HubSpot, the world's "leading inbound marketing and sales platform." HubSpot is not only known for its innovative platform, but its also recognized as being an incredible place to work. Recently, they were ranked seventh as one of the best places to work in 2018. Interested in finding out how HubSpot made the list? Take a look at the five things HubSpot does better than most: (Find out how YOU can get hired by a company like HubSpot in our FREE tutorial!)
Don't have anything to showoff on your resume as a recent grad? Trying to change careers and don't have enough relevant experience? No problem. You can use this simple trick to get a job when you don't have any experience... FREE WEBINAR: How 5,000+ Professionals Got Out Of Their Career Rut The biggest challenge with not having experience is that employers will take one look at your resume before tossing it into the trash. As a job seeker, this is certainly frustrating. And, it's probably happening to you now if you're reading this. You have to get a job in order to get experience, yet you need experience to get a job... it's the age-old conundrum. So, what can you do to avoid this? The solution is to have conversations with people before you show them your resume. Connecting with someone before you even apply will give you a leg up in the process. Get out there and meet people. Identify what companies you want to work for and start connecting with employees and having conversations. However, don't ask for a job. Instead, ask for advice. Set up informational interviews and ask what it takes to earn a job at that company - SOMEDAY. Related: How To Stop Being Random With Your Networking Efforts When you have these kinds of conversations, people can see your personality, your enthusiasm, and your passion for a specific field. They can also see that you're taking initiative. All of this can help you land a job there. This happens all of the time. That's why networking is such a critical part of job search, especially when you have no experience. So, even if you feel like you have nothing to offer employers in terms of experience, you CAN make up for it with your personality and initiative.
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20 seconds. That’s the average amount of time that an employer will spend scanning your resume. Related: 6 Tips For Using Bullet Points On Your Resume The phrase “less is more” has often been used for design purposes, but it can apply just as well to your resume. The point is to keep only information on your resume that is clear, simple and that supports your brand/message. It is a balance of having just enough information to draw the interest of an employer, while leaving room for you to further explain during an interview. The more irrelevant information you add to your resume, the more it dilutes your key message. Employers today also look right through fluff words and are rather annoyed by them. So, you ask, “How can I power up my resume and make sure it contains the precise balance of information?” Consider the following things to remove from your resume: