Is the idea of “lifetime employment” still hanging around? Or should we be prepared for a transitional workforce where we will most likely work a series of contract, temp and freelance gigs instead?
What does the future of work look like?
Much of your job search correspondence will take place via email… networking, post-interview thank you emails, emails that accompany your resume, etc. And a single email message can make or break your job search with a specific organization or person. (No second chance).
As a young professional, by now you should be able to communicate well enough to represent yourself professionally. Doing this poorly is the kiss of death to your job search.
Check out these 10 often-overlooked email tips that will increase your chance of beating your competition.
I would love to work for LinkedIn. I sent my resume and cover letter to apply for a marketing job at LinkedIn. They didn’t think I was good enough. I, however, know different.
Such is the lament of the job seeker. The problem is, you plan to show employers what a great employee you are after you’re hired. When what you need to show them is how awesome you’d be… before they hire you.
There is no doubt: we all dread the job or internship interview. So much at stake, and sometimes we want it so badly.
The anxiety that comes with job interviews, however, can often be avoided if we just know what is coming. What will be expected of you? What questions will you need to answer?
Informational interviews are one of the most effective, yet under-utilized networking and job search techniques. Unlike a job interview, in an informational interview you will be asking all the questions… and the quality of those questions (as well as your ability to listen and learn) will determine how much you, and the interviewee, gain from the experience.
To help you make the most of your info interview opportunity, here are 25 questions you should consider asking that person on the other side of that latte…
In many parts of the country another version of the “polar vortex” is wrapping its icy arms around the landscape. Many are thinking: “Summer?! That’s years away! I’m freezing my (resume) off right now!”
Fair enough. We get it. However, a successful job or internship takes time… most often around 6 months. Time to warm-up the winter!