You’ve created your LinkedIn profile, crafted a compelling headline and updated all of your past experience and education… so you’re all set to go. Recruiters will just start magically calling, right? Wrong.
If you wait around for recruiters to find you – and don’t actually DO something with your LinkedIn account – then you’re missing out. And before you do that… before you set out to land that dream job… there are five things you MUST know about LinkedIn…
There’s no such thing as a skills gap.
That’s the contention from Paul Krugman, columnist for The New York Times. He rejects the idea that employers can’t find people with the “right” set of skills.
It’s one thing to DO financial analysis but equally important HOW you do financial analysis. Are you dependable? Easy to work with? Considerate of others?
That’s why we should add these 24 “endorsements” to LinkedIn profiles that would make you a better candidate.
Should you – the student, recent graduate and young professional – be on LinkedIn? Is the social/professional network worth the investment of your time?
The numbers in this infographic by www.degreequery.com scream “yes!”…
As we said yesterday, everyone needs a “Hire Me” story – that compelling tale that seals the deal with a potential employer.
Today, you are going to differentiate yourself from every other candidate by integrating your Hire Me story into your LinkedIn summary…
We’ve all heard the stories. Perhaps we even know one of the those recent graduates and young careerists who seem to have almost no trouble finding a new job. What do they have that we don’t have?
Did they go to a better school? Have parents with better connections? Born luckier than us? No, they made their own luck… by embracing the seven habits of successful job seekers