Recently, I did a video on the difference between being a pontificator and a practitioner, especially on LinkedIn. A lot of you are avoiding using LinkedIn the way you need to because you're very fearful of coming across like a pontificator.
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: