Job Hunting Advice - Networking https://www.careercast.com/career-guidance/advice/rss.xml en 4 Ways to Effectively Network (and Land a Job) https://www.careercast.com/career-news/4-ways-effectively-network-and-land-job <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">4 Ways to Effectively Network (and Land a Job)</span> <div class="field field--name-field-crr-nws-rtcl-img field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/rated_job_thumbnail/public/article-070715_0.jpg?itok=321nof2l" width="143" height="120" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-rated-job-thumbnail" /> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">CareerCast.com</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 12/20/2016 - 13:52</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-string-long field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Author</div> <div class="field__item">David Adams</div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Entry-level jobs are disappearing — at least it certainly seems that way. Even those listings that claim to offer full-time positions often ask for a laundry list of previous experience that few applicants can offer. But what is the cause of this shift in approach?</p> <p> </p> <p>Technology continues to reduce the man-hours most jobs require, freeing up time for employees&amp;nbsp;...&amp;nbsp;</p><div class="more-link"><a href="https://www.careercast.com/career-news/4-ways-effectively-network-and-land-job" class="more-link" hreflang="en">More</a></div></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-author-bio field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>David Adams is the founder of&nbsp;<a href="https://www.yourhomesuite.com/" target="_blank">HomeSuite</a>, an online marketplace for temporary furnished housing that uses technology, data, and customer service to provide the best possible experience for tenants and landlords. Connect with David on&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/dmadams28" target="_blank">Twitter</a>.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-author-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/david-adams-headshot-150.jpg" width="156" height="131" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> <div class="field field--name-career-topics field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Career Topics</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><div about="/category/career-topics/del-employment-trends/employment-trends" id="taxonomy-term-2421" class="taxonomy-term vocabulary-career-topics"> <h2><a href="/category/career-topics/del-employment-trends/employment-trends"> <div class="field field--name-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Employment Trends</div> </a></h2> <div class="content"> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field__item"><div about="/category/networking/networking" id="taxonomy-term-1521" class="taxonomy-term vocabulary-career-topics"> <h2><a href="/category/networking/networking"> <div class="field field--name-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Networking</div> </a></h2> <div class="content"> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 20 Dec 2016 21:52:32 +0000 CareerCast.com 48225 at https://www.careercast.com 10-Year-Old Twitter Has Helped Change Job Searches https://www.careercast.com/career-news/10-year-old-twitter-has-helped-change-job-searches <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">10-Year-Old Twitter Has Helped Change Job Searches </span> <div class="field field--name-field-crr-nws-rtcl-img field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/rated_job_thumbnail/public/twitter-article-032115.png?itok=50H_dQXN" width="143" height="120" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-rated-job-thumbnail" /> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Anonymous</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 03/21/2016 - 11:21</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-string-long field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Author</div> <div class="field__item">CareerCast.com</div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Twitter launched 10 years to the day of this writing. Who could have guessed a tool so simple, limiting users to interactions 140 characters at a time, could revolutionize both media and interaction in the manner it has?&nbsp;</p> <p>Pay attention to news long enough, and you are bound to stumble onto horror stories of Twitter's negative impact on people in the workforce. Its reach and immediacy can quickly turn an inappropriate joke, like that which spawned the infamous "Has Justine Landed?" hashtag, into a pink slip.&nbsp;</p> <div class="more-link"><a href="https://www.careercast.com/career-news/10-year-old-twitter-has-helped-change-job-searches" class="more-link" hreflang="und">More</a></div></div> <div class="field field--name-career-topics field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Career Topics</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><div about="/category/networking/networking" id="taxonomy-term-1521" class="taxonomy-term vocabulary-career-topics"> <h2><a href="/category/networking/networking"> <div class="field field--name-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Networking</div> </a></h2> <div class="content"> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 21 Mar 2016 18:21:58 +0000 Anonymous 43202 at https://www.careercast.com Alternatives to Self-Promotion https://www.careercast.com/career-news/alternatives-self-promotion <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Alternatives to Self-Promotion </span> <div class="field field--name-field-crr-nws-rtcl-img field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/rated_job_thumbnail/public/promotion-article-051915.jpg?itok=7k4_P0yx" width="143" height="120" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-rated-job-thumbnail" /> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">CareerCast.com</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 05/19/2015 - 13:09</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-string-long field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Author</div> <div class="field__item">Wendy Gelberg</div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p> One of the hardest parts about looking for a new job is the need to promote yourself - especially since people often feel they have to brag, when in most other social encounters we're taught not to brag. The standard job search advice tells you that "you've got to sell yourself" and "you have to toot your own horn." </p> <p> One job seeker spoke for a lot of us when she said, "What are you supposed to do when you don't want to sound like you think you're the greatest thing since sliced bread?" </p> <p> Here are three answers to that question. </p> <div class="more-link"><a href="https://www.careercast.com/career-news/alternatives-self-promotion" class="more-link" hreflang="und">More</a></div></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-author-bio field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Wendy Gelberg is the founder of <a href="http://www.gentlejobsearch.com/" target="_blank">Gentle Job Search/Advantage Resumes</a> and author of The Successful Introvert: How to Enhance Your Job Search and Advance Your Career. She is a certified career coach and resume writer whose expertise is in helping people who are uncomfortable "tooting their own horn."</p> <p>Wendy gives workshops, coaches individuals, and writes articles and blogs on all aspects of the job search process. Samples of her resumes and career advice appear in over 20 books. Wendy has owned her business for over 15 years. She has been an introvert her whole life. Contact Wendy at <a href="Mailto:wendy@gentlejobsearch.com">wendy@gentlejobsearch.com</a>.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-career-topics field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Career Topics</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><div about="/category/networking/networking" id="taxonomy-term-1521" class="taxonomy-term vocabulary-career-topics"> <h2><a href="/category/networking/networking"> <div class="field field--name-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Networking</div> </a></h2> <div class="content"> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 19 May 2015 20:09:10 +0000 CareerCast.com 41352 at https://www.careercast.com https://www.careercast.com/career-news/alternatives-self-promotion#comments Building Relationships With Recruiters https://www.careercast.com/career-news/building-relationships-recruiters <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Building Relationships With Recruiters</span> <div class="field field--name-field-crr-nws-rtcl-img field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/rated_job_thumbnail/public/ccarticle-021015.jpg?itok=fobSQyC-" width="143" height="120" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-rated-job-thumbnail" /> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">CareerCast.com</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 02/10/2015 - 09:01</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-string-long field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Author</div> <div class="field__item">Jeff Lipschultz</div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>When searching for a new job, relationships are the most important piece of the puzzle. How you manage your interactions with people has a direct impact on the value of the relationship. This logic holds true for working with recruiters, too.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>When engaging recruiters in your job search, realize there are many nuances to a successful relationship. It is advantageous to know the Good, Better, and Best ways to engage a recruiter and maintain the connection long term.</p> <p><strong>Getting Started</strong></p> <div class="more-link"><a href="https://www.careercast.com/career-news/building-relationships-recruiters" class="more-link" hreflang="und">More</a></div></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-author-bio field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Job-Hunt's Working with Recruiters Expert Jeff Lipschultz is a 20+ year veteran in management, hiring, and recruiting of all types of business and technical professionals. He has worked in industries ranging from telecom to transportation to dotcom. Jeff is a founding partner of A-List Solutions, a Dallas-based recruiting and employment consulting company. He is a unique recruiter with Lean Engineering experience and a Six Sigma Blackbelt. Learn more about him through his company site <a href="http://www.alistsolutions.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">alistsolutions.com</a>. Follow Jeff on Twitter (@JLipschultz) and on <a href="https://plus.google.com/113386491254181460239?rel=author" target="_blank">GooglePlus</a>.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-career-topics field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Career Topics</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><div about="/category/networking/networking" id="taxonomy-term-1521" class="taxonomy-term vocabulary-career-topics"> <h2><a href="/category/networking/networking"> <div class="field field--name-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Networking</div> </a></h2> <div class="content"> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 17:01:55 +0000 CareerCast.com 38382 at https://www.careercast.com https://www.careercast.com/career-news/building-relationships-recruiters#comments Boost Your Job Search With A Custom LinkedIn URL https://www.careercast.com/career-news/boost-your-job-search-custom-linkedin-url <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Boost Your Job Search With A Custom LinkedIn URL</span> <div class="field field--name-field-crr-nws-rtcl-img field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/rated_job_thumbnail/public/url-image-012915.png?itok=SFYq_ygw" width="143" height="120" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-rated-job-thumbnail" /> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">CareerCast.com</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 01/29/2015 - 09:03</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-string-long field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Author</div> <div class="field__item">Susan P. Joyce</div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>If you are using the default URL that LinkedIn assigned your profile when you create it, you don't look like a member of the "In crowd" because the default URL is full of numbers.</p> <p>The In crowd members have URL's that look like this:</p> <p><em>linkedin.com/in/their-name</em></p> <p>Rather than a URL like this:</p> <p><em>linkedin.com/pub/yourname/29/890/2b9/ </em></p> <p>You will look like a much more savvy LinkedIn user, and the URL will look better whenever and where every you post it.</p> <p>Here's how to make this change:</p> <p>It's easy to do:</p> <div class="more-link"><a href="https://www.careercast.com/career-news/boost-your-job-search-custom-linkedin-url" class="more-link" hreflang="und">More</a></div></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-author-bio field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Online job search expert Susan P. Joyce has been observing the online job search world and teaching online job search skills since 1995. A veteran of the United States Marine Corps, Susan is a two-time layoff “graduate” who has worked in human resources at Harvard University and in a compensation consulting firm. Since 1998, Susan has been editor and publisher of Job-Hunt.org. Follow Susan on Twitter <a href="mailto:at@jobhuntorg">at@jobhuntorg</a> and on Google+.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-career-topics field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Career Topics</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><div about="/category/networking/networking" id="taxonomy-term-1521" class="taxonomy-term vocabulary-career-topics"> <h2><a href="/category/networking/networking"> <div class="field field--name-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Networking</div> </a></h2> <div class="content"> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field__item"><div about="/category/yramirez-career-topics/advicedelete/advice" id="taxonomy-term-1071" class="taxonomy-term vocabulary-career-topics"> <h2><a href="/category/yramirez-career-topics/advicedelete/advice"> <div class="field field--name-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Advice</div> </a></h2> <div class="content"> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:03:07 +0000 CareerCast.com 38352 at https://www.careercast.com https://www.careercast.com/career-news/boost-your-job-search-custom-linkedin-url#comments The Underestimated Importance of Personal Networking https://www.careercast.com/career-news/underestimated-importance-personal-networking <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">The Underestimated Importance of Personal Networking</span> <div class="field field--name-field-crr-nws-rtcl-img field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/rated_job_thumbnail/public/networking-080213-body.jpg?itok=-ZScdl_m" width="143" height="120" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-rated-job-thumbnail" /> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">CareerCast.com</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 08/02/2013 - 08:49</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-string-long field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Author</div> <div class="field__item">Georgina Stamp</div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Searching for jobs is an arduous task that can take a lot of time, however there are ways of shortening that effort. The majority of job hunters underestimate how useful their network of contacts can be and how they can use this network to extend their search to increase the chances of finding a job. With the development of online social networks, your personal collection of contacts is considerably larger than those of job hunters 10 years ago and should be fully utilized in your search for work.</p> <p> <b>Understanding Your Network</b></p> <div class="more-link"><a href="https://www.careercast.com/career-news/underestimated-importance-personal-networking" class="more-link" hreflang="und">More</a></div></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-author-bio field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Normal<br /> 0</p> <p> false<br /> false<br /> false</p> <p> EN-US<br /> X-NONE<br /> X-NONE</p> <p> /* Style Definitions */<br /> table.MsoNormalTable<br /> {mso-style-name:"Table Normal";<br /> mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0;<br /> mso-tstyle-colband-size:0;<br /> mso-style-noshow:yes;<br /> mso-style-priority:99;<br /> mso-style-qformat:yes;<br /> mso-style-parent:"";<br /> mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt;<br /> mso-para-margin:0in;<br /> mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt;<br /> mso-pagination:widow-orphan;<br /> font-size:11.0pt;<br /> font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";<br /> mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri;<br /> mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin;<br /> mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";<br /> mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast;<br /> mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri;<br /> mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;<br /> mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";<br /> mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;}</p> <p>Georgina Stamp works in the executive recruitment industry, specifically at Marble Hill Partners, where she searches for and analyses potential candidates for executive roles at credible companies.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-career-topics field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Career Topics</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><div about="/category/networking/networking" id="taxonomy-term-1521" class="taxonomy-term vocabulary-career-topics"> <h2><a href="/category/networking/networking"> <div class="field field--name-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Networking</div> </a></h2> <div class="content"> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 15:49:51 +0000 CareerCast.com 24692 at https://www.careercast.com https://www.careercast.com/career-news/underestimated-importance-personal-networking#comments How to Find High-Value Networking Contacts with Google and Bing https://www.careercast.com/career-news/how-find-high-value-networking-contacts-google-and-bing <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">How to Find High-Value Networking Contacts with Google and Bing</span> <div class="field field--name-field-crr-nws-rtcl-img field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/rated_job_thumbnail/public/search-body-image.jpg?itok=9qbuqQVJ" width="143" height="120" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-rated-job-thumbnail" /> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">CareerCast.com</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 11/28/2012 - 14:08</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-string-long field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Author</div> <div class="field__item">Martin Yate, CPC</div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>&nbsp;<strong>Supercharge Your Job Search</strong></p> <p>A winning job search focuses on getting into conversations with hiring managers - and the people who know them - as quickly and as often as you can. Who are these people? They hold:</p> <div class="more-link"><a href="https://www.careercast.com/career-news/how-find-high-value-networking-contacts-google-and-bing" class="more-link" hreflang="und">More</a></div></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-author-bio field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Martin Yate, CPC, author of Knock 'em Dead: Secrets &amp; Strategies for Success in an Uncertain World, is a New York Times and international bestseller of job search and career management books. He is the author of 11 job search and career management books published throughout the English speaking world and in over 50 foreign language editions. Over thirty years in career management, including stints as an international technology headhunter, head of HR for a publicly traded company and Director of Training and Development for an international employment services organization. </p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-author-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/yate-mug-new_3.jpg" width="156" height="131" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> <div class="field field--name-career-topics field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Career Topics</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><div about="/category/networking/networking" id="taxonomy-term-1521" class="taxonomy-term vocabulary-career-topics"> <h2><a href="/category/networking/networking"> <div class="field field--name-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Networking</div> </a></h2> <div class="content"> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 22:08:41 +0000 CareerCast.com 20061 at https://www.careercast.com How to Find High-Value Networking Contacts with Social Media https://www.careercast.com/career-news/how-find-high-value-networking-contacts-social-media <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">How to Find High-Value Networking Contacts with Social Media</span> <div class="field field--name-field-crr-nws-rtcl-img field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/rated_job_thumbnail/public/social-media-body-image.jpg?itok=yex5S46L" width="143" height="120" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-rated-job-thumbnail" /> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">CareerCast.com</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 11/13/2012 - 11:06</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-string-long field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Author</div> <div class="field__item">Martin Yate, CPC</div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><a href="#offer"><span><strong>A Special Offer from Martin Yate</strong></span></a></p> <p>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:</p> <div class="more-link"><a href="https://www.careercast.com/career-news/how-find-high-value-networking-contacts-social-media" class="more-link" hreflang="und">More</a></div></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-author-bio field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Martin Yate, CPC, author of Knock 'em Dead: Secrets &amp; Strategies for Success in an Uncertain World, is a New York Times and international bestseller of job search and career management books. He is the author of 11 job search and career management books published throughout the English speaking world and in over 50 foreign language editions. Over thirty years in career management, including stints as an international technology headhunter, head of HR for a publicly traded company and Director of Training and Development for an international employment services organization.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-author-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/yate-mug-new_2.jpg" width="156" height="131" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> <div class="field field--name-career-topics field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Career Topics</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><div about="/category/networking/networking" id="taxonomy-term-1521" class="taxonomy-term vocabulary-career-topics"> <h2><a href="/category/networking/networking"> <div class="field field--name-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Networking</div> </a></h2> <div class="content"> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 19:06:38 +0000 CareerCast.com 20001 at https://www.careercast.com https://www.careercast.com/career-news/how-find-high-value-networking-contacts-social-media#comments Resumes Win Interviews, but References Win Job Offers https://www.careercast.com/career-news/resumes-win-interviews-references-win-job-offers <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Resumes Win Interviews, but References Win Job Offers</span> <div class="field field--name-field-crr-nws-rtcl-img field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/rated_job_thumbnail/public/resume1.jpg?itok=3e4sMIp3" width="143" height="120" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-rated-job-thumbnail" /> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">CareerCast.com</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 08/20/2012 - 14:57</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-string-long field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Author</div> <div class="field__item">Martin Yate, CPC</div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Resumes win interviews, so like most people your job search has probably focused on <a href="http://www.careercast.com/career-news/right-stuff-successful-resume" target="_self">writing your and tweaking your resume</a> and landing job interviews. You probably haven't given your references much thought, but in a tough job market <a href="http://www.careercast.com/career-news/beat-job-market-establishing-career-security">references win job offers</a>. You must be certain that your references will seal the deal, not blow it away.</p> <div class="more-link"><a href="https://www.careercast.com/career-news/resumes-win-interviews-references-win-job-offers" class="more-link" hreflang="und">More</a></div></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-author-bio field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Martin Yate, CPC, author of Knock 'em Dead: Secrets &amp; Strategies for Success in an Uncertain World, is a New York Times and international bestseller of job search and career management books. He is the author of 11 job search and career management books published throughout the English speaking world and in over 50 foreign language editions. Over thirty years in career management, including stints as an international technology headhunter, head of HR for a publicly traded company and Director of Training and Development for an international employment services organization.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-author-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/yate-mug-new.jpg" width="156" height="131" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> <div class="field field--name-career-topics field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Career Topics</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><div about="/category/networking/networking" id="taxonomy-term-1521" class="taxonomy-term vocabulary-career-topics"> <h2><a href="/category/networking/networking"> <div class="field field--name-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Networking</div> </a></h2> <div class="content"> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 20 Aug 2012 21:57:30 +0000 CareerCast.com 18581 at https://www.careercast.com https://www.careercast.com/career-news/resumes-win-interviews-references-win-job-offers#comments How to Rock a Virtual Job Fair https://www.careercast.com/career-news/how-rock-virtual-job-fair <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">How to Rock a Virtual Job Fair</span> <div class="field field--name-field-crr-nws-rtcl-img field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/rated_job_thumbnail/public/virtual-job-fair-221x185_0.jpg?itok=xfhal075" width="143" height="120" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-rated-job-thumbnail" /> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">CareerCast.com</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 06/11/2012 - 16:03</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-string-long field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Author</div> <div class="field__item">CareerCast.com</div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>What if you could guarantee yourself an initial interview with a recruiter without ever leaving the comfort of your couch? What if you could get your resume in front of 5, 10 or even 20 hiring managers–all in the same day?</p> <p>It sounds too good to be true, doesn't it? But it is true, thanks to virtual job fairs.</p> <div class="more-link"><a href="https://www.careercast.com/career-news/how-rock-virtual-job-fair" class="more-link" hreflang="und">More</a></div></div> <div class="field field--name-career-topics field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Career Topics</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><div about="/category/networking/networking" id="taxonomy-term-1521" class="taxonomy-term vocabulary-career-topics"> <h2><a href="/category/networking/networking"> <div class="field field--name-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Networking</div> </a></h2> <div class="content"> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 23:03:18 +0000 CareerCast.com 17781 at https://www.careercast.com