In today’s ever increasingly competitive job market, recruiters are utilizing all kinds of tools at their disposal to analyze applicants. Most recently, this has extended to social media. The 2015 Jobvite Recruiter Nation Survey shows over 93% of recruiters are now using social media to learn more about candidates during the hiring process. Why social … Continue reading How to Create a Positive Online Presence
For some reason, a negative stigma is connected with recommendation letters. When I was a freshman, I thought that “recommendation letter” had a deeper meaning; it was either the coordination headache or the hardest obstacle of the application. However, even though you might be as convinced as I was that the deeper meaning was true, … Continue reading NEED A GREAT RECOMMENDATION LETTER? NO PROBLEM
WEEK 2: SUMMARIZE YOURSELF LinkedIn Bootcamp has focused on developing your profile and personal brand. This week we’re going to focus not only on showcasing what you’ve accomplished, but where you want to go in the future. Your LinkedIn Summary gives potential employers the opportunity to view you in a 2-3 paragraph snapshot. It’s the … Continue reading CCO LinkedIn Boot Camp Week 2: SUMMARIZE YOURSELF
By Donna Schilder, MCC, Career Coach & LinkedIn Expert Your LinkedIn Profile Picture is the first thing a recruiter or hiring manager will see when they look at your LinkedIn Profile. In literally an instant, they will make a judgment about you. If you make any of the mistakes below, that judgment will be: “this … Continue reading Don’t Let Your LinkedIn Profile Picture Hurt Your Chances of Getting a Job!
Not familiar with the LinkedIn Boot Camp? View the summary here. Join the CCO Boot Camp subgroup on LinkedIn to be an official participant. The first challenge of the LinkedIn Boot Camp is to customize your URL. When your account is created, the URL will be a jumble of your name mixed with numbers. It’s … Continue reading LinkedIn Boot Camp Challenge 1 – Brand Yourself