Why You Don’t Want To Dismiss Being Active On LinkedIn

Don’t Dismiss LinkedIn as Something Only for People Who Are Looking for a New Job. The best time to build your LinkedIn profile, connect with people, and participate on LinkedIn is now — before you need it. If you find yourself suddenly unemployed and decide that now is the time to start using LinkedIn, you’reContinue reading “Why You Don’t Want To Dismiss Being Active On LinkedIn”

How to Write an Impressive Job Offer Acceptance Letter

“Put it in writing, or it didn’t happen.” This advice from lawyers is relevant for job seekers — especially when accepting a new job. But, exactly what should you say in a letter of acceptance? Writing a letter of acceptance is especially important if your job offer was made orally but you have not —Continue reading “How to Write an Impressive Job Offer Acceptance Letter”

Why You Should Have Both A LinkedIn Profile and Résumé

Once upon a time, attending networking mixers, industry events, and the Chamber of Commerce meetings was the best way to make new connections and build business relationships. Now, many of these activities have moved online within the LinkedIn community. Much like networking in person, professionals interact on LinkedIn with the explicit intention of making businessContinue reading “Why You Should Have Both A LinkedIn Profile and Résumé”

SECRETS TO AN INTERVIEW-WINNING RÉSUMÉ

The most important thing to remember is: The résumé is not about what you want — it’s what you can offer to an employer. Everything you put in the résumé — or don’t put in the résumé — should relate to the job that you’re seeking, demonstrating to the person with authority to hire youContinue reading “SECRETS TO AN INTERVIEW-WINNING RÉSUMÉ”

Rejected for a position? It’s time to reboot and move on!

Turned down for the job? Didn’t get the interview? Lost the position to someone you believe to be a less qualified candidate?  Don’t try to rationalize away the sting of being rejected. Don’t let your worth be defined by others… Even though it smarts, you’ve got to get right back in the hunt. Rejection isContinue reading “Rejected for a position? It’s time to reboot and move on!”