I spend a lot of time teaching job seekers how to make new connections on LinkedIn. Constantly meeting new people and growing your professional network is crucial to uncovering job leads and building a successful and lasting career.
“Sustainability science” is not a phrase you hear every day. But in certain circles — and with increasingly wide ripple effects — the science of sustainability is showing itself to be a field with the potential to affect people planet-wide.
A recruiter once told me that he always has two stacks of resumes on his desk: one super tall stack of resumes he receives unsolicited from the Internet and one very short stack of resumes that have been passed along from people he knows and trusts.
Twitter is becoming the new job board, and it is also becoming the new résumé. Some recruiters are turning to the social network to post jobs, while job seekers are trying to summarize their CVs in 140 characters or six-second videos.
The premise of a new book by Chicago career coach and management training consultant Roger Wright: there is plenty of work out there, but not necessarily a lot of jobs with benefits and a steady paycheck.
Have you kept up with LinkedIn's latest features? To help you zero in on the most significant enhancements and maximize your social networking success, here's a rundown of the latest changes and updates.