One out of every eight employers utilizes temporary or contract employees. Around 17 million to 41 million people work as consultants, freelancers, contract workers, temporary employees, seasonal or on-call workers, and interns. About 15 million of those are “full-time independents,” working more than 15 hours a week. Almost half of U.S. adults — 47.8 percentContinue reading “How to Find Contract Jobs During the Pandemic”
Through no fault of your own, you find yourself suddenly out of a job during the Pandemic. Now what?
Your profile photo on LinkedIn is significant. Did you know that profiles with photos attract 50-70 percent more inquiries than profiles without pictures? On LinkedIn, the thumbnail photo is small, so be sure to choose your photo carefully. Here are some useful tips: Don’t use an old photo. There are few things worse than meetingContinue reading “Tips for Updating Your LinkedIn Profile Pic”
To get that first interview call, your résumé should be pristine and natural for anyone to read – from the layperson to a technical/military expert. Using common military or workplace acronyms in your résumé or LinkedIn profile without spelling out the base word at least once could be negatively impacting your job search because the applicant tracking system (ATS) or the personContinue reading “Three Basic Rules To Make Your Résumé or LI Profile Stand Out To Employers”
The most popular interviewing trend used by employers today is the behavioral interview. This form of interview questions tends to focus upon your past experiences as well as your integrity, leadership abilities, initiative, communication skills, ability to problem solve, interpersonal skills, adaptability, knowledge, and past performance to determine if you will be a good fitContinue reading “A Few Tips on How to Ace a Behavioral Interview”