Tag Archives: LinkedIn

How to Make the Most of Your Days When Unemployed

Whether you’ve been fired, made redundant, graduated, or quit your previous job, it can be tough to handle. It’s draining both mentally and financially, especially if you remain jobless for a long period of time. While it’s tempting to spend your days in your PJs watching Netflix after being beaten down by the job-hunting process, […]

Why the Right Job Title Can Be Crucial on a Resume

What is in a name? Well, when it comes to job titles, it is often what defines our role at work. And, when it comes to a resume it could be the make or break of landing you that dream role. Any good professional resume writer will tell you the importance of standard job titles […]

Why Properly Naming Your Resume Matters?

Why Properly Naming Your Resume Matters? You have the experience nailed and a professional resume written. Now, here’s the scoop on how to break through the competition. Securing a job is no easy feat. So, if there’s something you can do to break though competitor job applications and get noticed wouldn’t you want to get […]

Public and Private LinkedIn profile

The power of business networking platform LinkedIn has grown to stratospheric levels in recent years. While Facebook, Twitter and Instagram dominate the world of social media, LinkedIn has become the number one destination for professionals to network, find out information and sell themselves to potential employers. More than 380 million people are now connected to […]

How to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile

When people meet you in a business setting, they often Google your name afterward—and your LinkedIn profile is one of the first search results to show up.  If people haven’t met you professionally, your profile can be even more important.  It may be the first contact a potential client or employer has with you. You wouldn’t show […]

Multiple Job Interviewers

This situation might see you having to deal with anywhere from a pair of interviewers to a complete panel – even in some cases a full committee. For such occasions, here are four key questions to help you cope professionally and perform at your best. Have you assessed the situation beforehand? It pays to check […]

Six types of people interviewers don’t like

In terms of behaviour, there are a range of actions people can take, and traits they might display, during a recruitment interview that are likely to dampen the enthusiasm for them in the mind of their interviewer. Here are half a dozen of the most common to watch out for and avoid: The under-prepared In […]

5 smart ways to promote your LinkedIn profile

So you’ve created the best LinkedIn profile in the world (or had a professional to do the job for you!). What’s next? It’s all well and good to write an amazing bio, inspire fabulous third party recommendations and post a flattering head shot, but how are you going to get it before the eyes of […]

Have You Customised Your LinkedIn URL?

It has become the norm to have at least one online profile as part of your career management plan and the most preferred site for that purpose is LinkedIn. When you initially created your LinkedIn account you were automatically assigned a default url, typically a combination of your first and last name followed by a […]

10 Words Recruiters Hate Seeing on Your Resume

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: With so little space and so much awesome information about your career to share, it’s critical that you get picky with the words you use on your resume. Unfortunately, when trying to make a resume that stands out, people often get a little too, shall we say, […]