LinkedIn Career Explorer: A New (and Free) Career Planning Tool

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, lots of people are trying to navigate the current job market, hoping to find new jobs with their existing skills or exploring what new skills they may need to pivot to a different position. LinkedIn has just introduced a new career planning tool that can help you do just that, and it’s called the LinkedIn Career Explorer.   

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Introvert or Extrovert: How Personality Influences Your Career Options

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More often than not, talk about the job market revolves around companies looking for the right person to fill a particular job. And there’s plenty of advice available to help you prove that you’re that person. But have you ever thought about flipping the script? If you think about it, finding the right job for the person is just as important. Especially when you’re talking about a career. Each of us has a our own unique personality and some jobs are just better suited to who we are. Sure, our skills and aptitudes play a big part in our career choices, but the way we look at the world may also impact the best career option.   

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Inside Connections: Your Foot in the Door of a New Career

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In order to stand apart from the crowd and get your resume to the top of the heap, you’ve heard you should be finding inside connections to help grease the wheels!   

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Stop Cursing the Cursor and Unlock Creativity [Infographic]

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It is perhaps the most hated object in the creative world… that cursor in the top left corner of the blank page. It just sits there, blinking at you. Waiting patiently like your stern, condescending fourth-grade teacher waiting for you to answer the question you never heard because you were busy passing a note to the person next to you. From word processors to email clients, that accursed cursor is watching you, leaving you desperate to find a way to unlock creativity and actually start to get things done.   

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2021 Job Search: What You Need to Know for the New Year

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Searching for a new job now and into 2021 means that you’ll need an understanding of labor market trends as well as recruiting trends. This information will help you conduct a smarter 2021 job search.

The job search landscape has once again become treacherous. The pandemic has forced some employers, not all, to lay off or furlough employees. Yet some industries are booming. I want to help you understand what’s going on, so you can adjust your job search. So here’s what you need to know about searching for a new job now and into 2021   

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10 Ways Social Media Can Help You Find Your Next Job

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Here are 10 ways social media can help your job search based on data that shows employers use social media to assess applicants and candidates. Many job seekers want to keep their private lives private. But what if you could improve your chances of being the selected candidate by using social media? Companies are checking you out online, so why not use these tools to enhance your qualifications?   

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