It’s hard to believe that there was a time before LinkedIn, Google or even email. How on earth did people find opportunities back in the Dark Ages of job search? It’s a terrifying thought, but MindFlash has done the hard work and uncovered the long-forgotten secrets of pre-millennium job hunting in Western Civilizations’s Historical Guide to the Job Search. Letters, phone calls, classified ads. The horror…the horror!
I wrote about the Latest Job Hunting Apps, Tools and Tech for AOL Jobs right here.
Your job search just went mobile. LinkedIn just dropped a powerful new app that all job seekers will want to download and explore immediately. On Thursday they released the LinkedIn Job Search app and from my initial test-drive it is a must-have tool for job seekers. I wrote about it for AOL Jobs right here.
How to tweak your LinkedIn profile from good to great. Here’s something I wrote for AOL Jobs.
Be prepared for your interview or suffer the consequences. Here’s something I wrote for AOL Jobs.
Making connections starts with hello. Here’s some expert advice on networking in a piece I wrote for AOL Jobs.
How do you boil your career down into one or two concise, compelling pages? How can you craft the perfect resume? This is possibly the most confounding and tricky piece of the job search. HR or the hiring manager will likely judge your resume in seconds. Get it right and you may wind up on the top of the stack. Get it wrong and you will get nowhere. I found five great resources for resume tips and advice in a piece I did for AOL Jobs.
Week 3 of a new column I am writing for AOL Jobs. Five awesome pieces of career advice I read this week.
Here is week two of a new column I am writing for AOL Jobs. Five more awesome pieces of career advice I read this week.
Five awesome pieces of career advice I read this week. Here’s something new I will be writing weekly for AOL Jobs. Check it out here
For decades the go-to job search guide was Richard N. Bolles’ What Color is Your Parachute. Every job seeker and recent college grad had a copy. It’s packed full of information on networking, discovering what you’re good at, what you love to do and how to find your dream job. First published in 1970 and updated annually since 1975, Bolles’ book was often the only job search reference guide necessary.
Then, the internet happened.
Here’s something I wrote for AOL Jobs about awesome newsletters that deliver smart career advice to your inbox daily.