So...we need to talk about your LinkedIn...shh...shh...it's ok...I know...I'm not a super fan of LinkedIn either - so I'm gonna rip this off like a band-aid - it will hurt less - This post is all about: The 4 most important pieces of your LinkedIn profile! And it's going to be okay...
Job search is HARD - I have been there and have coached hundreds through their job search process successfully. I want to share with you some of the most common reasons people can't get an interview and give you some tips on how to turn it all around and start to get some in-person contact with that future employer of yours!
The most logical and obvious reason is our first stop - your resume.....
December is such a busy month! All the gatherings, work parties, family things...and let's not forget about the shopping...if you live in a small city like Charlottetown it's pretty much impossible to not bump into someone you know when out and about running errands.
This month I want to give you some encouragement all about NETWORKING.
First, let me just say that I really don't like that word...it has a sales-y kinda ring to it. So, I call it 'talking to people'. Fancy, eh?
Who likes networking? Who pictures a cheesy used car salesman when thinking about networking? Yeah, me too.
There has to be a bit of strategy when connecting with people - no doubt - but we can still be ourselves and give to our peeps (not just coming to them when you need something). You know, like a two way street. Networking is not just taking and benefiting from your connections. I got this awesome article about the people I should know and want to share it with you too!
Carron has been working with adults, youth, women and foreign trained professionals for over 10 years. Her focus has been on job search strategies, career exploration, career management and transition.