A stealth job search can help you protect your job and your income. Employers, not surprisingly, tend to view a job-seeking employee as “disloyal,” not focused on their work, and a threat to company secrets, customer lists, etc.
So maintaining a low profile is the smart thing to do, even though it makes your job search a bit trickier…
Assuming that you know what you want to do and where you want to do it, you’ll find millions of jobs online. But not all online job search methods are created equal.
In fact, some internet-driven job search methods are far more effective than others…
Whether in the resume storage of a job board, in an employer’s applicant tracking system (ATS), or in social networks like LinkedIn and Google Plus… most resumes end up in a database of some sort.
Regardless of where they are stored, those resumes and social profiles need to be “find-able” when someone types in their desired search terms, which are commonly referred to as “keywords.” But what keywords are those employers looking for? How do they find you?
You really, really wanted that job… but here it is again: the dreaded “Thank-you-for-your-interest-but…” letter. What now? Move on to the next opportunity, of course! But first…
Take the time to turn that rejection letter into what could become your big break… and perhaps a job offer.
Everyone knows LinkedIn is a great way to grow your personal network and meet influential people. But did you know employers use LinkedIn for another reason? To validate your resume and the information provided in your application? To make sure you are… who you say you are?
Why do many recruiters now consider this a “must-do” aspect of their hiring process?