Tag Archives: Job Search

Hiring Trends to Watch in the Second Half of 2017 [Infographic]

hiring trends

As we enter this graduation season, people from all over the country enter the workforce. But do they really know what they’re getting into?

Do they know the hiring trends for the second half of 2017?   

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Facebook Recruiting: How Job Seekers Get Noticed on Social Media

facebook recruiting

If you use Facebook to stay in touch with your friends and family, now there are new reasons to use it for your career and job search! According to Statista, 44% of US Facebook users report checking Facebook several times per day, far greater than the 10% of US LinkedIn users who sign in about once a day. More users logging in more frequently is exactly why recruiters have been turning to Facebook recruiting.   

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The Importance of Excellent Communication Skills for Job Seekers

excellent communication skills

You’ve seen the requirements in nearly every job description. Every company wants every employee to possess excellent communication skills.

But what does “excellent written and oral communication skills” really mean?   

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4 Ways to Strengthen Resilience During a Job Search

Resilience

How do you strengthen resilience during the job search? When you get knocked down, how do you stay positive and engaged?

Here are four factors proven to strengthen your resilience in the job search…   

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A Successful Job Search Requires Wearing New Hats

successful job search means wearing many hats

Most people possess the skills and attributes that make them successful in their jobs, but a job search requires a different set of skills. You’ll need to wear a lot of different hats.

Here’s just a few…

   

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5 Deadly Job Search Networking Mistakes

networking mistakes

Many job seekers have told me that they “hate” to network! They have often described it as “just another name for using people.” Not fun. Very uncomfortable. Possibly, evil…

Wrong!   

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