Over the past few months, I noticed the occasional message in my inbox: “One of your LinkedIn connections has invited you to join Opportunity!” I decided to check it out and thought I’d share my first impressions. If you’ve been receiving these emails also and wondering about Opportunity, read on.
Of the many things to consider during a job search, your social media presence should be one of them.
Earlier this week, we talked about networking events. Today, we’ll talk about your professional network and how to make the most of it.
If you haven’t logged into your LinkedIn profile for a while, the new year might be a good time to update it or create a profile if you don’t already have one.
If you haven’t already, sooner or later in your career, you will probably work with a third-party recruiter. Third-party recruiter (TPR) is an all-encompassing term, similar to the word “tree” – you can have palm trees, pine trees, oak trees and fruit-bearing trees, for example. So too can you have a wide variety of TPRs. My
We sometimes stay in a job that we don’t like longer than necessary because we feel that the process of finding a new job is daunting. With the busy lives we lead that include family obligations, social activities and hobbies, we feel as though we can’t add one more thing to our plate. If you feel this way, know
In my article on Interview Dos and Don’ts one of the “dos” I had mentioned was to research the company. As a follow-up, I want to point out that this is not an arduous task and that you can do efficient research on a company in a lot less time than you think.
Back in 2008 when I was still working at the agency, we were all buzzing with excitement about this new platform, LinkedIn. We regarded it as “the professional Facebook” since the all-encompassing term “social media” was not yet common. At the time, we all recognized the awesome power LinkedIn could have with respect to finding candidates and growing