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How to Network Professionally During the Coronavirus Pandemic

It’s no secret that networking is a critical component of job searching specifically, and for professional development more generally. For some, networking comes easily. Attending industry meetups, making regular appearances at local events or happy hours — these types of activities feel natural to some job-seekers and workers. For others, networking is more of a […] The post How to Network Professionally During the Coronavirus Pandemic appeared first on Lindsey Pollak's Blog.
Tags: Careers, Job Search, Mentors, Networking and Personal Branding, Networking Advice, Lindsey Pollak, Networking tips, Coronavirus, Remote Work Management


If you're a new grad with minimal work experience, here's how to get references for job interviews

As a new grad, you'll need to find references who can vouch for your work ethic, teamwork, and other transferable skills. Pawita Warasiri/EyeEm/Getty Images For many new grads, it's extremely difficult to find references for a job interview when you've had little to no past work experience. Luckily, most recruiters aren't looking for entry-level candidates with extensive industry experience. Find anyone who's interacted with you professionally and can vouch for your work ethic and othe...
Tags: Jobs, Molly, Trends, Strategy, Dave, Job Search, Job Interview, References, Monster, Nordic, Perry, Ruggiero, Contributor, Leader Bank, Lionbridge Technologies, Wes Perry


Here's how far back your resume should go for your next job search, according a career coach and former recruiter

If you're making a career change or entering the job market again, include only the most relevant experiences on your resume. Alistair Berg/Getty Images Updating or writing a resume can be tricky, whether you're a recent grad or reentering the job market after some time off. The key is to include only the experiences most relevant to your current job search, says career coach and former corporate recruiter Yolanda Owens.  Recent grads and young professionals should focus on transferabl...
Tags: Resume, Trends, Strategy, Job Hunting, Job Search, Career Advice, Nordic, Job Searching, Contributor, Resume Tips, The Muse, Contributor 2019, Alistair Berg Getty, Yolanda Owens


Not Hearing Back from Employers After You Apply? Here are Some Tips (Career FAQ)

The following is the first entry in a new series featuring answers to Frequently Asked Questions related to readers’ careers. I do my best to respond to every question, so feel free to reach out to me at [email protected], or to message me on LinkedIn. Thanks! Hi Lindsey,  I just graduated from college in May, and I’ve […] The post Not Hearing Back from Employers After You Apply? Here are Some Tips (Career FAQ) appeared first on Lindsey Pollak's Blog.
Tags: Career, Careers, Job Search, College Graduation, Lindsey, Career Advice for Young Professionals, How To Get A Job, Lindsey Pollak, Job Search Tips, Career FAQ, College To Career


15 signs you're about to get a job offer

If your interviewer checked your references and asked for a possible start date, you might want to get that champagne ready. Eric Audras/Getty Images Job offers are tricky — you never want to get your hopes up too much.At the same time, there are a number of subtle signs that good news will be coming your way soon.From an extended interview to early salary negotiations, here's what to watch out for.Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories.Job offers can be an ideal stepping stone to bette...
Tags: Interview, Careers, Trends, Features, Job Search, Taylor, Michael Kerr, Kerr, Augustine, David Spinks, Job Offer, Amanda Augustine, Lynn Taylor, Jacquelyn Smith, Tom Werner Getty, Eric Audras Getty


10 huge companies, from Amazon to UPS to Home Depot, that are each looking to hire at least 20,000 people

Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns picks a watermelon with the help of a Safeway employee. Tetona Dunlap/The Washington Post via Getty Images As the coronavirus pandemic roils the economy, more than 13 million Americans are out of work. But the pandemic has hurt some industries more than others: delivery businesses and grocery stores continue to do well. We've rounded up some of the biggest companies that are hiring right now. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. With mor...
Tags: Amazon, Home Depot, Washington Post, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Walmart, Cnn, Features, UPS, Missouri, New Zealand, Retail, Mcdonald's, Job Search


Your Career is More Important to You Than Anyone

In this article Harrison discusses that you need to protect your ability to earn a living at all costs, and you need to make sure that no one is going to slow you down. The sooner you understand that... By Harrison Barnes
Tags: Featured, Jobs, Careers, Goal Setting, Job Search, Career Advice, Legal Profession, Legal Jobs, Harrison, Apply For A Job, Grosse Pointe, Job Search Guru, Job Search Industry, Important Of Career


4 reasons why 'fake it till you make it' is bad advice — and what to do instead

Don't pretend like you know more than you do. Luis Alvarez/Getty Images There are many ways the advice "fake it till you make it" can backfire as you navigate the job market. It might seem better to pretend like you know more than you do, but that approach can work against you in the long run, and hold you back from asking questions about what you need to learn.Strike a balance between being confident and humble: Don't dismiss others, control your tone to avoid sounding condescending, a...
Tags: Google, Networking, Jobs, Advice, Careers, Entrepreneur, Trends, Strategy, Job Search, Nordic, Don, Contributor, Contributor 2019, Luis Alvarez Getty, Lauren Hirsch Williams


A former Google exec who reviewed over 20,000 resumes repeatedly saw 5 mistakes cost qualified candidates a job

Bock reviewed more than 20,000 resumes for Google. Reuters Laszlo Bock is the former senior vice president of people operations at Google.During his 15 years at Google, he reviewed more than 20,000 resumes, and saw five common mistakes over and over again. Simple things like formatting and typos can make or break your opportunity for getting an interview.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.In your lifetime, you will send dozens — if not hundreds — of resumes to different empl...
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Life, Resume, Careers, Job, Trends, Strategy, Tech, Features, Job Search, Career Advice, Nordic, CareerBuilder, Inc, Peter Economy


Your Invisible Power

Your Invisible Power was the first book and by far the most powerful and popular works of Genevieve Behrend. Here, she presents, perpetuates, and shares the knowledge of the Troward philosophy at its... By Harrison Barnes
Tags: Featured, Careers, Job Search, Career Advice, Legal Profession, Legal Jobs, Apply For A Job, Legal Career, New Jobs, Attorney Search, Job Blog, Self Improvement Books, Genevieve Behrend, Increased Faith, Invisible Power, Troward Philosophy


Phony Accident Scenes, Internal Affairs, Racial Discrimination, and Your Career

Identify and uphold your values, and live your life in an ethical manner rather than trying short cuts to get ahead at any cost. A meaningful life and profitable career simply requires work, and lots... By Harrison Barnes
Tags: Featured, Careers, Life Lessons, Job Search, Career Advice, Legal Profession, Racial Discrimination, Legal Jobs, Internal Affairs, Apply For A Job, Legal Career, New Jobs, Attorney Search, Job Blog, Phony Accident Scenes


How Job Search Behavior Continues to Change

At Nexxt we surveyed our job seeker audience in May 2020 to understand how they were initiating or continuing on their job search journey and we have recently polled our job seeker audience again to understand how the job search job continues to change. With the priorities of companies, employees, and job seekers changing so rapidly, we wanted to go back to the source to understand how job seekers are searching for jobs at the moment. This data is valuable information as companies begin to hir...
Tags: Infographics, Laid Off, Careers, Infographic, Workplace Culture, Data, HR, Unemployment, Job Search, Survey, Recruitment, Hiring, Candidate, Job Seeker, Industry Statistics, Recruitment Trends


How to Ask Someone to Be a Job Reference

Despite how much has changed in terms of how we search for jobs (we’ve come a long way from paging through the local newspaper’s classified ads section) and the hiring process now being largely virtual, there’s one practice that doesn’t seem to be going anywhere: having to provide references.Read more...
Tags: Career, Job Search, References, Lifehacks, Job Applications, Professional Networks


Socrates and Your Job Search

In your job search you must question assumptions, find new ways of doing things, and consistently find new ways to search. You will be better off the more you seek out and adopt new job search... By Harrison Barnes
Tags: Featured, Careers, Job Market, Life Lessons, Job Search, Law Schools, Job Seekers, Socrates, Career Blog, Job Search Guru, New Job Opportunities, Finding a Job, Get A Job, Looking For Jobs, Method Of Socrates, Resume Site


Happiness, Desire, and the Key to Life

While everyone’s respective wishes motivate them, their fulfillment seldom brings anyone happiness. Don’t perpetually chase after the next goal, but instead learn to love what you do; when you reach... By Harrison Barnes
Tags: Featured, Careers, Life Lessons, Job Search, Career Advice, Legal Profession, Legal Jobs, Apply For A Job, Getting Ahead, Job Search Guru, Job Search Industry, Human Nature, Animalistic Desires, Life Desire, Source Of Happiness


Check Out These Careers You Didn't Know You Could Do Remotely

When this whole pandemic lockdown business started a few months ago, a lot of people settled in for what we thought would be a few weeks—maybe even a whole month—of staying home. Those who were fortunate enough to have a job where it’s possible to work remotely set up what they thought would be temporary home offices. Read more...
Tags: Jobs, Remote Work, Job Search, Lifehacks


Helpers and Non-Helpers

There are two types of people in the world; helpers and non helpers. The more of a helper you are, the more you will succeed and find happiness in life. When you find yourself jealous, angry, and... By Harrison Barnes
Tags: Featured, Careers, Job Search, Career Advice, Legal Profession, Legal Jobs, Apply For A Job, Positive Energy, Getting Ahead, Job Search Guru, Job Search Industry, Staying Positive, Help To People, Types Of People


Getting Referrals from Powerful People (We All Know Someone)

A recommendation from a powerful person can make a huge difference in your job search; a reference from an influential person makes a tremendous difference to a prospective employer, and thus can be... By Harrison Barnes
Tags: Featured, Careers, Job Search, Career Advice, Legal Profession, Legal Jobs, Apply For A Job, Job Search Guru, Job Search Industry, Advancement, Industry Leaders, People Referrals, Powerful People


5 UK Cities Perfect For Building A Career

Young professionals in the UK have an enviable range of options when it comes to building a new career. Each city offers something slightly different, and there are reasons to favour each of them. Your particular interests and skillset might make one of them jump out at you, however. Let’s take a look at five of the most appealing options. London. Of course, no roundup of UK cities for young professionals could begin anywhere other than the capital. It’s here that the highest paid jobs are to...
Tags: Startups, UK, London, Liverpool, Manchester, Brighton, Job Search, Career Advice, Leeds, Others, Asda Walmart, Liverpool ONE, Leeds Leeds, Market Inspector Manchester, Brighton While Brighton, Brighton Liverpool Liverpool


How To Get Jobs In The Beauty Industry: 7 Helpful Tips

The value of the beauty industry as of last year is estimated to be around 532 billion dollars. That’s a lot of people and companies making a living off of makeup, skincare routines and products. If jobs in the beauty industry are something of interest to you and you don’t quite know how to get started, look no further. Here are seven helpful tips for a beauty career that will put you on track to success. 1. Planning. First and foremost, you should make a plan for the type of beauty career th...
Tags: Startups, Job Search, Career Advice, Others, Beauty Industry


Happy Meals and Bonuses

Make a list of the bonuses that you can offer an employer if hired, whether they be contracts or additional capabilities. Your extra assets may form a tipping point in the employer’s decision whether... By Harrison Barnes
Tags: Featured, Careers, Job Search, Career Advice, Legal Profession, Legal Jobs, Apply For A Job, Job Search Guru, Looking For A Job, Legal Recruiter, Finding a Job, Job Search Industry, Happy Meal, Bonuses And Incentives


The Richest Man in Bay City

You cannot create alibis for your life and hope to achieve anything. Rather than spend your time creating alibis, use this time to address the reasons you haven’t yet reached your full potential.... By Harrison Barnes
Tags: Featured, Careers, Life Lessons, Job Search, Federal Judges, Career Advice, New Job, Legal Jobs, Bay City, Getting Ahead, Career Blog, Legal Career, Attorney Search, Richest Man, Achievement Tests


Being in the Zone

Nothing is more crucial to your career success than being “in the zone”, and genuinely passionate about your work. Most people, rather than existing in the zone, merely go through the motions of what... By Harrison Barnes
Tags: Featured, Careers, Self-Actualization, Job Search, Career Advice, Legal Profession, Apply For A Job, Finding Jobs, Legal Career, Attorney Search, Job Blog, Advancement, Attorney Jobs, Dream Career, Inspiration And Understanding


Avoid These Common Resume Mistakes

Applying for new jobs is a multi-part process. You can’t just fire off a general resume and cover letter; everything needs to be tailored to the specific position. That makes sense—and presents you in the best light to prospective employers—but it’s also a lot of work.Read more...
Tags: Job Search, Lifehacks, Resumes, Job Applications


Harmonize with the People in Your Environment

You need not only to fit in, but to be seen as fitting in with your coworkers. Harmonizing with your work environment is one of the most important things you can do for your career, and failing to do... By Harrison Barnes
Tags: Featured, Careers, Job Search, Career Advice, National Geographic, Law School, Legal Profession, New Job, Legal Jobs, Apply For A Job, Legal Career, Employment Do’s and Don’ts, Job Search Industry, Attorney Search, Job Blog, Prospective Employers


A Professional Recruiter’s Top 5 Insider Tips for Stress-free Networking and Interviewing

Getting a job in 2020 is a daunting task. But despite the unknowns of the economy and pandemic and the impersonal nature of a fully virtual job search, there is still one, timeless strategy I recommend to job seekers: networking.  For expertise on this important topic, I interviewed Catherine Hall, a professional recruiter who’s been […] The post A Professional Recruiter’s Top 5 Insider Tips for Stress-free Networking and Interviewing appeared first on Lindsey Pollak's Blog.
Tags: Careers, Future Of Work, Job Search, Interviewing, Career Advice for Young Professionals, Networking and Personal Branding, Networking Advice, Catherine Hall, Lindsey Pollak


Get Security By Concentrating on the Needs of Your Employer

Concentrate on your employer’s needs in order to achieve career stability. While everyone seeks security, it is detrimental to approach your job search with this as your main motivator; concentrating... By Harrison Barnes
Tags: Careers, Employment, Graduate, Job Search, Manufacturing, Career Advice, New Job, Legal Jobs, Medical School, Keeping a Job, Job Security, Legal Work, The Role of Jobs in Today’s World, Legal Career, Attorney Search, Computer Programming


Are You More Interested in the Intangible or the Tangible?

To determine the sort of career you should be pursuing, you need to determine whether you are a tangible or intangible-oriented person. Many people fail in jobs simply because those jobs did not... By Harrison Barnes
Tags: Featured, Careers, Job Search, Career Advice, Legal Profession, Law Jobs, Apply For A Job, Getting Ahead, How to Succeed, Legal Career, Job Blog, Attorney Jobs, Intangible Ideas, Law Firm Staff, Skills And Interests


Compare Multiple Job Offers With This Salary Calculator

Looking for a job is hard, but the stress doesn’t stop once you finally get an offer. It can be tempting to just say “yes” to the first offer you get, especially these days when the job market seems to be drying up, but you still need to make sure you’re happy with the deal you’re being offered—or even that the job…Read more...
Tags: Job Search, Salaries, Lifehacks, Job Offers


Avoid the Envy of Others

Avoid the envy of others. Successful individuals know envy can lead others to undermine them; in order to remain powerful, you must paradoxically minimize the appearance of power. Avoiding envy will... By Harrison Barnes
Tags: Featured, Careers, Life Lessons, Job Search, Career Advice, Legal Profession, Legal Jobs, Apply For A Job, Getting Ahead, Job Search Guru, Job Search Industry, Insurance Rates, Avoid Envy, Possible Opportunity, Successful Attorneys, Sufficient Envy