Informational interviews are a great networking tool when conducted correctly. In our previous posts on networking meetings, we walked you through goal setting, setting up and preparing for informational interviews. Now, how to effectively make the most of your time with your contact. Read More
Informational interviews are an invaluable tool for today’s job search. While you never actually ask for a job during an informational interview, many do lead directly or indirectly to employment opportunities down the road. In part one of our series on information interviews, we look at why you should do informational interviews. Read More
Volunteer work is a great way to get involved and help make your community a better place. It might also help land you your next job. Many people don’t think to put volunteer work on their resume because it’s not a “regular” paying job. When writing your resume, include any skills or experience that will help demonstrate that you are the right match for the job. Take advantage of volunteer work by doing the following: Read More
You know LinkedIn is a great networking tool, but are you using it to to its fullest? In today’s video, Jobfully Social Media Marketing Manager Dennis Grubbs explains how to use LinkedIn Groups to make connections. Read More
Internships are a great way to gain experience in a new career field. Once thought of as just for college students or recent alumni, job seekers of a variety of ages are now taking advantage of internship opportunities. Read More
Communication skills are essential to your job search. Being able to speak effectively when networking and interviewing greatly boosts your chances of getting hired. And strong communication skills are equally important once you’re hired. Read More
2011 is going to see a lot of people go back to work according to experts. As the economy evolves, many will be entering new fields. If you’re looking to transition careers but aren’t sure what you want to do, a good place to start would be to look at what careers are in demand.
US News and World Report has published a list of the 50 best careers for 2011. The report highlights professions to consider based on criteria such as job-growth projections, salary data, and job satisfaction.
Twitter is very hot these days, and it can be a very powerful tool in your job search. Last week we shared the mysteries of Twitter hashtags. This week, we go in depth on what Twitter can do for you. For the uninitiated, Twitter is a social networking service for people to stay connected. Twitter is different than the other sites for a couple of reasons.