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How to Personalize Your LinkedIn Invitations (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jan 17, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Whether you are a job seeker, recruiter or currently employed, it has become increasingly important and beneficial to build your social network. Taking the extra time to personalize your opening message on LinkedIn can make all the difference when standing out and creating solid connections. Allowed only 300 characters, it is important to focus on your goal and the similarities between you and the person you are trying to connect with.

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How to Avoid Getting 'Ghosted' by Candidates (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Oct 25, 2018 10:52:29 AM

With a booming job market, a greater number of employers have experienced the phenomenon of being ghosted by candidates. Instances of ghosting include, candidates agreeing to take an interview and then not show up, accepting a job position and not showing up on the first day, or even leaving a job without notice. To avoid this disturbance, watch our video below which highlights steps you can take to ensure that potential employees keep in contact and don’t negatively impact your organization! 

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The Dos and Dont's for Your Professional Profile Picture

Posted by Carly Cohan on Jul 31, 2018 11:17:12 AM

Before a recruiter reads your LinkedIn headline, name, or location, the first thing they see is your profile picture. Your profile picture for your personal social media accounts should not be the same as your professional accounts. Hiring managers are not impressed by your vacation or the party you went to last weekend. Considering LinkedIn is a business-oriented social network, employers expect to see a sharp, polished photo of yourself. With that being said, below is a list of dos and don’ts to review before choosing your profile picture.

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5 Creative Ways to Make Your Personal Brand Shine (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jul 26, 2018 11:16:12 AM

Improving your personal brand is something professionals often overlook. This tool is your secret weapon for gaining employer’s attention or to further establish yourself as an industry leader. No matter where you are professionally you can always improve your brand. Take a look at the following video highlighting five creative ways to enhance your personal brand and really make it shine.

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6 Things Recruiters Look for in Your LinkedIn Profile (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jun 28, 2018 10:52:15 AM

LinkedIn accounts have become a powerful tool used in a job search. Recruiters are looking through hundreds of LinkedIn profiles a week in search of qualified candidates for various different roles.

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How to Tackle Your Job Search Like a Marketer (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on May 22, 2018 10:07:10 AM

When you think about it, your job search is in some ways related to the world of marketing. In marketing, you use a variety of methods, tools, and ideas to market your product or service to a particular audience. In a job search, you also need to market yourself as a top candidate to your audience, which in this case is a potential employer.

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Additional Free Online Tools to Learn New Resume-Boosting Skills

Posted by Andreea Muntean on May 17, 2018 10:21:46 AM

Today’s job marketplace is extremely competitive, so it’s important to always be on top of your game. One way to do this is to learn skills that will make you an asset to any organization. We previously wrote a blog post on free online tools you can use to teach yourself new skills, but we found many more sources that will help you develop into a confident and competent employee. Take a look at the following tools that will boost your resume and advance your career!

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Where Should You Start Your Job Search? Here’s Your 8-Step Plan

Posted by Erin Bazinet on May 3, 2018 9:47:13 AM

It’s a big decision to embark on a job search. Whether you are about to graduate or have years of experience, the process of looking for a new job is something you need to be prepared for. So the important question is, where should you even start? Listed here are eight steps you can take to be organized, equipped, and fully ready to take on a job search and find your next career opportunity.

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Easy and Effective Ways to Give Back to Your Professional Network

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Apr 26, 2018 9:30:46 AM

Everyone knows that networking is an essential part of a job search or career. You make contacts through LinkedIn, meet people at conferences, reach out to alumni of your school, and find numerous other ways to build your network of connections. Once you’ve established this group, how are you staying engaged with them?

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How to Best Introduce Yourself to a Recruiter (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Mar 1, 2018 11:14:32 AM

When starting the process of a job search, it’s important to identify ways to stand out from other job seekers. A great way to do this is to find a recruiter who can work with you and speak with a potential employer on your behalf.

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