Job Search & Interview Tips

7 Tips For Using Twitter for Your Job Search

  1. If you’re just starting an account, the profile name should be your name or something professional
  2. Link your profile to your LinkedIn profile or other websites you have (you can start your own website to post your resume on for free at sites like wex.com)
  3. Follow people in your field, those you admire, corporate and third party recruiters, hiring managers, and companies that might be interested in you and your work.
  4. Retweet or favorite posts.  This complements those who tweeted and is a ...
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10 Cardinal Sins of Cover Letter Writing

  1. Applying for a job when you don’t meet the job requirements. If a job is a good fit, you’ll be able to easily articulate how you’re qualified in the cover letter.
  2. “Dear Hiring Manager….” Yes, there are times when—even after serious sleuthing —you’re unable to locate the name of the person making the hiring decision.  Search  LinkedIn, Google and Facebook…do everything in your power to find out the name of a real person (make sure to spell it and get ...
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New Year? New Profile!

 

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Heads up jobseekers.  The overwhelming majority of employers and recruiters review candidate’s social media profiles before hiring and a recent survey of almost 2000 recruiters and HR professionals across multiple industries suggests that most candidate’s profiles are more likely to ...

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