It's been called "Facebook for grownups"; and "the world's biggest networking group". LinkedIn is both of those -- and more. Used correctly, LinkedIn can be one of the most valuable weapons in your job-search arsenal.
Updated: November 07, 2011, - 10:58 AM
Fully 70-80% of jobs go unadvertised by employers, who fear being deluged by hundreds of resumes from applicants, most of whom won't be qualified. With that in mind, it makes sense to spend about 80% of your time cracking this hidden market of unadvertised jobs.
Updated: October 31, 2011, - 01:49 PM
When you thank someone, be it an employer after an interview or a friend who gave you a job lead, you help satisfy their need to be appreciated. This can also propel you faster toward employment.
Updated: October 24, 2011, - 10:38 AM
If you have been jobless for an extended period of time, maybe you ought to stop looking for the right job. Instead, try looking for the right employer.
Updated: October 17, 2011, - 09:45 AM
Can Twitter help you find a job? Yes, but only if you use it right.
Updated: October 10, 2011, - 02:55 PM
Struggling to write a cover letter? You're not alone. Based on the dozens of inquiries I get every week on this subject, here are four common cover letter questions, with answers to guide you.
Updated: October 03, 2011, - 10:13 AM
If you are looking for a job, you know how bad the news is. Unemployment is now at 9.6%, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. It has been stuck at 9.5% for 14 straight months - the longest such stretch since The Great Depression. Yet, there are jobs out there.
Updated: September 26, 2011, - 09:31 AM
This may ruffle a few feathers, but your time is valuable, so I'll be blunt: If you've been struggling to find a job for more than 6 months, you may be doing the wrong things to get hired.
Updated: September 19, 2011, - 10:52 AM
If you have a curious mind and like learning new things, you may find success working for yourself as a how-to expert. That's the message in a new book from Bob Bly, marketer and author.
Updated: September 12, 2011, - 12:47 PM