Many young careerists consider the world’s largest professional network their go-to job hunting resource. And with over 300 million potential networking contacts and 300,000 jobs available… that’s a smart move. Unfortunately, some people fail to take full advantage of it. LinkedIn provides more than just “job board” functionality. You can’t just post your resume and wait for something to happen. You have to ask yourself, are you leveraging LinkedIn in to maximize your job search?
So much to do, so little time! The business world often moves at a frantic pace. Sometimes you find yourself running around in a frenzy trying to do everything that needs doing. Then you forget something and the world falls apart… or at least it seems that way.
Which means effective time management skills are an important part of a success professional life…
If you need a little pick-me-up, take a look at this infographic from Total Processing .
As you’ll see, they have collected some of the most legendary and inspirational quotes from the world’s most highly regarded entrepreneurs.
The class of 2017 is about to enter the arena and compete for the world’s top jobs. In at least one way, they may have an advantage. After all, their comfort level with social media helps them understand the power of online personal branding. To compete, you have to get in the game and show the world your powerful personal brand, even before the first interview. So no matter where you in your career, it’s time to look at your online personal branding. Creating a Powerful Personal Brand Online Creating a powerful personal brand online is about more then simply creating social media accounts.
Everything changes. Research leads to progress. In the business world, companies are dicarding old, inneffective leadership paradigms in favor of more human centered practices. This means that the leadership skills you think you possess today, may not be what companies are looking for tomorrow. But don’t panic; it’s never to early to begin developing future leadership skills.
One of the hottest topics in career discussion today is the almost mythical skills gap. Despite what some people say, the skills gap, like climate change, is very real. It exists because Higher Education has fallen behind the needs of today’s businesses. As a result, many companies believe that new graduates do not possess the skills necessary for even entry level positions. If you graduated recently, you might be looking at your student debt and wondering what you spent all that money on.