You're told you need to network. You're told that one out of four job seekers have found their favorite job through networking. You're told that “it's all about who you know." Networking, networking, networking. Great!
LinkedIn is a big part of networking these days. It's a great platform to manage and nurture your valuable connections. But are you networking on LinkedIn the WRONG way? Are your LinkedIn invitations not converting to connections?
Are your LinkedIn requests getting ignored? Here are three reasons why…
It's not uncommon for job seekers to spend almost all of their time sitting behind a computer searching through online job ads. If your job search has been unsuccessful up to this point, your time behind the computer could be a major factor in your lack of success.
Sitting behind a computer screen is simply not the most effective use of your time out of the workforce. Here are some tips for balancing your activity during your job search:
LinkedIn has made it very easy to upload your resume as a PDF to make it part of your LinkedIn profile. While it's tempting to do this rather than to build a full profile from scratch, you should avoid it. Here's why...
Doing a proactive job search has become a lot easier with social platforms like LinkedIn. Now you can not only view the job listing, but you can also easily find the recruiter who's leading the search.
Reaching out to the recruiter is certainly a solid proactive job search strategy but like anything in life, there's a right and wrong way to do it. Here's the best way to connect with a recruiter on LinkedIn!