Hello. My name is Woohyung Jody Jeon. I am a college student in Korea. This blog is all about career trends. By sharing information about career trends, for the people who are preparing to get a job, I hope it will be very helpful.
If you have advice for me, feel free to leave comments or make suggestion.
Have you ever heard the saying, "You will need to learn to sell yourself."
Most of us cringe when we hear the "S" word sales, however, LinkedIn has made it easy to go find your dream job. Allowing you to "sell" in the background and focus on being your own marketing department to rise above the noise.
Here are 5 tips and tools to help you get started.
1 - Create your own line profile, which becomes a living resume
2 - Link to those you know to understand who "they know"
3 - Use the search tools to research jobs within LinkedIn
4 - Research potential companies via your contacts to find referals inside the companies and get introduced to them to network.
5 - Use the "JobInsiderToolBar" while you navigate websites to see who you may know at the companies you want to work for as you are doing research.
These tips and tools will help get you started as you head down the path to go find your dream job. Go directly to the job seekers resorces with this posting for numerous other tips and tools offered by LinkedIn to help in your job hunt.
Nowadays, LinkedIn is practiced very well for getting a job.
Here are some tips for graduating job seekers using LinkedIn to find their dream job.
More and more companies are using Twitter to seek employees, with many Tweets looking like an online version of the classified ads of the past. Developing an effective and efficient Twitter strategy for your job search is a smart idea.
Statistics show that job search networking is much more effective when you make ‘loose’ connections – touching base with people beyond your immediate circle whose networks and contacts are much different from your own. Twitter offers an unparalleled opportunity to create an extended network.
Topics covered by this post are:
1 - What Can Twitter Do For You?
2 - Unique Aspects of Twitter
3 - Getting started
4 - Sustain Your Twitter Network
Twitter is also one of very important tools for our job hunt.
In essence, a Twesume is a short bio or resume condensed into 140 characters or less, which can be tweeted, messaged or emailed to potential employers.
Twesumes help job seekers get noticed by companies who use social recruiting. With the Twesume, a job seeker can introduce himself and engage with an employer in less time (and space) than a traditional resume and cover letter could ever manage.
How Can I Write My Own Twesume?
All you need is a Twitter account and something to say. Once you have your Twitter account squared away, write your very own Twesume. While the Twesume can be anything you like, try to include this information: what you do, an accomplishment, a goal, skills and/or a link to a detailed profile or website.
Have you ever heard about Twesume?
It could be a short bio or resume for your career by using twitter.
Here are some tips. Check it!
Santa Claus: World traveler and toy expert. 300+ years management experience. Looking for position in entertainment industry. http://tinyurl.com/c9ursdp #twesume
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If you’ve just completed an internship – or short-term opportunity, you may find yourself wondering: “What’s next?” or “How am I going to land a full-time job in an unprecedentedly tough market?”
You are not alone. One of the biggest challenges post-college is graduating from an internship to full-time employment.
Over the past ten years, I’ve helped over 2,000 students and recent grads land their first full-time jobs. Here are five winning strategies that I’ve seen in practice. Use these tips to leverage an internship or convert another short-term work opportunity into a full-time offer.
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Nowadays doing internship is being kind of mandatory for people to get full time job.
A lot of people are applying internship program of many companies and they work hard to convert into full time job. Here are some tips for converting an internship into a full time job. Check it! ^ ^
Here are some eyebrow-raising realities to consider about jobs today.
*Top ten jobs in 2010 did not exist in 2004.
*We’re preparing students for jobs that don’t exist today.
*Most employees will have 10-14 jobs by age 38.
As these trends and new ones arise, it will be important to determine what your pathway to job security is going to be. What worked last year may not work this year. With this in mind, you will need to determine what approaches are necessary to succeed in the ever-shifting job market.
Approach your job search with the same level of commitment you will bring to an organization when you’re hired. The truth is that before someone at your next company begins supervising or managing you, YOU are your own supervisor and manager.
Ask yourself this question, “If I were my supervisor or manager right now would I be pleased with the work I’m doing?” The answer to this question will tell you whether or not you need to bring yourself and your activities to another level of intensity.
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