Resumes will never go away. They serve multiple purposes. Most people think of them as necessary starting points in a job search, which they certainly are. But they can also be used to secure business deals, apply for board positions, or line up speaking gigs. In short, resumes provide a neat way of summarizing your professional experience, skills, and qualifications.
The focus of a winning job search is to engage in conversation as quickly and as often as you can with people who can hire you. Social media outlets including Facebook and LinkedIn have made finding and opening dialogue with these people much easier. The most valuable networking contacts for your job search are the people who:Read More
You already know how important it is to build your personal brand. You've likely spent countless hours revising your resume, tweaking your social profiles, and perfecting your image so it says exactly what you want it to say about you.
But if you're applying through a major job board, like Monster or Indeed, you may be ruining all of your hard work. The kind of job board you apply through also says something about your personal brand...and you want to make sure it's saying the right things.Read More