Category Archives: YouTern

The Door Opener: How to Use Your Email Subject Line as a Mini-Resume

email subject line

To a recruiter or hiring manager you are an unknown correspondent, so your email subject line can make the difference between a careful reading of your message and instant deletion.

With e-mail, the subject Line is your attention grabber because it acts as your headline and your advertising pitch.    

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Resume Writing 101: 7 Things Your Resume Must Show Nearly Every Employer

Resume Writing 101

Yet another resume submitted by another early careerist – and another resume writing failure followed by another disappointment.

And despite what you might think – that this was all caused by typos or resume formatting issues, a lack of internships or experience – that rejection was caused by something far more important…   

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Millennial Stereotype Busted: “Paying Your Dues” is Bullsh*t

millennial stereotype

Conventional wisdom says you must pay your dues over time to get ahead.

And yet, as many of us are learning in the Social Age, time should not gain priority over the quality of experience…   

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5 Simple Steps to a Dramatically Improved Job Search

improved job search

Are you in need of an improved job search? No one ever said a job search was easy. Honestly, it may be one of the toughest projects you work on! Would it help if I said that looking for a job is like running your own business? Both require vision, time management, a good product or service, a clearly defined message, salesmanship, and confidence! Oh, they require a plan too. It is quite difficult for one person to master all these skills. Yet, everyday new businesses are started and while many fail, there are many that thrive and reach amazing heights.
   

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How High Will You Rank in the New LinkedIn Interface?

new linkedin

LinkedIn’s search algorithm rewards you for including your critical keywords in multiple places and especially in particular spots. Who doesn’t want to come up higher in the search rankings! Follow these simple guidelines to improve your ranking on both the old and new LinkedIn desktop interfaces.   

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YouTern presents The 12 Days of Christmas: Social Media Style!

twelve days

Like you, YouTern is getting into the holiday spirit this week.

Sing along everybody, as we present ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas… Social Media Style!’   

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