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In 2020, a successful job search is much more complicated than having a good resume!
Helping job seekers since 1993, Job-Hunt.org's genuine experts share solid advice to help you have a shorter job search, even today with the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic:
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The coronavirus pandemic has greatly complicated our lives, and those complications have certainly impacted the hiring process. Employers now ask questions related to your ability to work remotely, often necessary now. And, you need to know how the employer has responded to the situation.
While some jobs have the potential to permanently transition to work from home, not all jobs will, and not everyone wants to work remotely. In this article, Job Search Expert (and former HR executive) Barbara Schultz offers 9 questions you can expect to be asked and 9 questions you could ask the employer to understand more about how they have handled this situation, part of Job-Hunt's Guide to Coronavirus / COVID-19 Job Search.
Most recruiters receive many LinkedIn messages every day from people looking for advice and help with their job searches, resumes, and LinkedIn profiles. Unfortunately, most of these messages are not answered, for various reasons.
In this article, author and former recruiter Job Search Expert Biron Clark offers advice on 4 basic reasons that messages receive no response. He also provides 4 examples of messages that should work. Following Biron's guidance will very likely increase your response rate from your LinkedIn messages. This article is from Job-Hunt's LinkedIn Job Search Guide.
In addition to dramatically changing our daily lives (eaten dinner in a restaurant or attended a crowded sports event lately?), the Coronavirus has dramatically changed effective job search strategies, too -- and likely for quite a while. In-person and face-to-face business discussions at work are greatly limited now.
In this article, Job Search Expert (and former HR executive) Barbara Schultz shares examples of how job seekers successfully adapted to the new reality of job search and income generation in this new and challenging environment. This article is from Job-Hunt's Guide to Coronavirus / COVID-19 Job Search.
Today, more than ever before, employers and recruiters expect to find your credentials on LinkedIn, confirming the contents of your resume or application and demonstrating your understanding and skills for business today.
Done well, your LinkedIn Profile will show you are up-to-date and knowledgeable about today's business world. In this article, Social Media Job Search Expert Laura Smith-Proulx shares the key elements of your LinkedIn Profile to update. This article is the newest in Job-Hunt's LinkedIn Job Search Guide
Being "invisible" is a very bad strategy today. Your network is your best tool to find a new job, and any time is a smart time to network. While networking may feel a little challenging now, devote a portion of every day to nurturing the relationships you already have, from your closest friends to members of your virtual communities.
In this article, Job Search Networking Expert Beverly E. Jones shares how to maintain a steady pace as you build your professional skill sets, carefully raise your online profile, and strengthen your network for a more effective and successful job search. This article is part of Job-Hunt's Guide to Job Search Networking.
Instagram is being used by employers and recruiters to promote their organizations as great places to work -- a good site to collect information and connect with the right people. Consider your Instagram account as a visual representation of your personal and professional interests.
Social Media Job Search Expert Hannah Morgan offers insight and strategies for using Instagram for your job search. She provides details for making effective and relevant posts to attract the interest of the right recruiters in this article from Job-Hunt's Guide to Social Media and Job Search.
Whether you were just laid off or were job searching prior to the epidemic, this is a great time to network online to find a new job. While many things have become more difficult for job seekers, this situation has also created some opportunities for you to succeed.
One of those opportunities the Coronavirus pandemic has created is online networking. Yes. Really! Job Search Expert Biron Clark shares how to reconnect with past colleagues, ask them how they are doing, or even reach out to new contacts.
This article is from Job-Hunt's Guide to Coronavirus / COVID-19 Job Search.
Most Boomers are not rip-roaring fans of personal branding. Boomers do not like to brag and are not comfortable with self promotion. If you are Boomer who is leery about personal branding, this article will help you get your personal branding legs.
To help you stay on track with effective branding, Boomer Personal Branding Expert Wendy Marx shares the 5 personal branding mistakes she sees Boomers making most often. Then, she offers what to do instead for a successful and comfortable personal brand. This article is part of Job-Hunt's Guide Job Search for Those Over 50.
With COVID19 disrupting job markets around the world, many typical in-office jobs are being done remotely, at least temporarily. If you have decided to shift your job search to find a remote job, check out these great tips by Remote Job Search Expert Brie Reynolds.
To be successful when looking for a remote job, present yourself a bit differently than in the past, making your remote skills clear in addition to your qualifications for the job. These tips will help you succeed in your job search for a remote job. This article is from Job-Hunt's Guide to Work From Home / Remote Jobs.
We are in a challenging time for hiring on both sides of the hiring desk. The COVID-19 pandemic and attendant quarantines are reshaping how -- and which -- employers hire. Quarantines and
"social distancing" requirements have also eliminated most face-to-face meetings.
Consequently, what job seekers need to do to find their next opportunities under such circumstances has changed, too. This article recruiter Ed Han shares how to find employers who are hiring and how to connect with them, from Job-Hunt's Guide to Coronavirus / COVID-19 Job Search.
The impact of the Coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) pandemic has been astonishing -- not the best of times and definitely not the worst (although it feels that way). Sitting around and waiting for a job to land in your lap – or for the economy to rebound – is not an option. No one knows how long this will last.
To find your next opportunity in this environment, you need to create more opportunities by first focusing on the process and then thinking outside the box. Job Search Expert Stacey Hawley shares 5 great tips in this article from Job-Hunt's Guide to Coronavirus / COVID-19 Job Search.
While the hiring process might be painfully slow, you still must shine in the interview. A job interview does not only consist of the meeting between interviewers and you. There is a before, middle, and end. Make sure you have all the bases covered.
In this article, Job Search Expert Bob McIntosh shares the advice he gathered from 5 job interview experts on how to be successful in your job interviews in 2020 and beyond. This article is from Job-Hunt's Guide to Job Interviews.
While working from home is becoming increasingly popular, working outside of an office may be very challenging. This increase in remote work requires the right tools to meet -- or to exceed -- productivity and connectivity expectations.
These tools are essential, not just a luxury, to bring value to your work and the virtual workplace. Work From Home Contributor Mark Anthony Dyson shares 9 essential tools that enable you to work from home successfully and effectively in this new article from Job-Hunt's Guide to Work From Home / Remote Jobs.
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