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How to Get Hired Faster Using LinkedIn

Posted by Casey Potter on Sep 10, 2020 10:15:27 AM

LinkedIn is the top social media platform for both job seekers and hiring managers. A study found, 87% of recruiters use the platform to find or vet job candidates. As a job seeker, it is extremely important to make sure your profile is updated and gets noticed compared to your millions of competitors. As a Staffing Consultant who uses LinkedIn every day to source candidates, here are LinkedIn profile tips every job seeker can utilize right now to help get hired faster.

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How to Easily Create an Online Portfolio for Your Job Search (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Aug 20, 2020 10:30:00 AM

Having an online portfolio is an excellent way to have your work on display for anyone that would want more information or insight into your skills, especially if you don't have a ton of experience to include on your resume. To help you get started in creating your personal digital portfolio, check out our infographic for expert tips!

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6 Skills That Will Help You Succeed in an Accounting Role

Posted by Elyse Gonsalves on Aug 6, 2020 10:00:00 AM

No matter what the company is, whether it falls under the public or private sector, for-profit or non-profit, a mom-and-pop, or a large international corporation, a strong accounting team is essential for meeting business compliance requirements and for providing accurate data to achieve business success and growth.

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How to Secure a Job During a Pandemic

Posted by Jennifer Kuchy on Jul 14, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Are you asking yourself, is it possible to find a new job or career in 2020? Don’t assume the answer is NO…the answer is most definitely YES! While many industries have and will continue to be hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, others are hiring. And if you’re having trouble finding a job, this economic slowdown is a great time to lay down the groundwork so when this passes (which it will), you have opened doors by networking and building relationships.

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How to Use Your Transferable Skills to Change Careers (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jun 11, 2020 11:00:00 AM

If you're thinking about changing careers but worried you don't have the right skills or experience, you need to identify and learn how to use your transferable skills! Chances are you do already have the necessary skills to make that change across industries. Watch our video to learn how to identify your skills, understand how they translate, and highlight them correctly so you can successfully make a career change. 

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Tips for Networking Virtually

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on May 26, 2020 10:45:00 AM

Making professional connections is an essential part of the job search process and is also important when building your personal brand. Although you can’t physically attend networking events right now, you still can form meaningful connections for business and career growth virtually. Networking online requires the same amount of time and effort as if you were in-person. To help you get started, here are tips for strategically building your network from home.

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What NOT to Put on Your Resume in 2020

Posted by Christopher Wallingford on May 19, 2020 11:00:00 AM

There are an endless number of resources (and opinions) out there that educate on how a proper resume should look and what information it must include. Equal consideration and thought must be given to what you should ​not​ put on your resume. All it takes for recruiters and hiring managers to send a resume to the “no” pile is one spelling or grammatical error. Yet there are many other errors one can make on their resume that will end their chances of landing an interview. To be sure your resume is up-to-date, here are seven things you shouldn’t include on your resume in 2020.

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3 Podcasts to Help You Through Job Searching During COVID-19

Posted by Olivia Duffin on May 12, 2020 10:57:12 AM

During this isolation period, more and more individuals are turning to podcasts for entertainment. Top categories people typically tune into are about design, food, music, history, politics, or comedy. Although they’re a fun way to dive into a hobby, learn something new, or pass time, podcasts can also help you achieve career growth and success. Below are three recommended podcasts you can download that will motivate and inspire you when job searching during the pandemic.

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How to Follow Up on the Status of a Job Application

Posted by Jacquelyn Lyons on Apr 23, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Congratulations, you’ve just applied to your dream job! Now what? It’s very important to follow up on the status of your application so prospective employers know that you're interested in the role. Employers are looking for candidates who are genuinely interested in their organization and the position, following up is the most effective way to demonstrate that. It’s also a great way to ensure your resume stands out from the hundreds of others that flood in. Unfortunately, human resource professionals don’t always have the time to personally respond to every application they review. But there are steps you can take to get your application in front of them and increase your chances of getting that first interview.

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Tips to Boost Efficiency When Working From Home (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Apr 16, 2020 11:00:00 AM

If you're working from home full-time because of the coronavirus outbreak, like millions of others, this may be a first for you. Adjusting to this new norm is going to be challenging and will test your productivity. Luckily, there are many tips out there you can try to help you boost your efficiency when working remote. Here's what keeps the JOHNLEONARD Team productive:  

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