Tricks of the Trade

21
Oct

Give, Don’t Take.

๐—ฃ๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—น๐˜† ๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฒ: hey. Hey. HEY. HEY! HEY!! HEY!!! Look at me! LOOK AT MEEEEE!!!!! ๐Ÿ˜ž๐Ÿ˜ตโ€๐Ÿ’ซ๐Ÿคจ ๐™ฝ๐š˜๐š  ๐š๐š‘๐šŠ๐š ๐™ธ ๐š‘๐šŠ๐šŸ๐šŽ ๐šข๐š˜๐šž๐š› ๐šŠ๐š๐š๐šŽ๐š—๐š๐š’๐š˜๐š—, ๐š ๐š‘๐šŠ๐š ๐šŒ๐šŠ๐š— ๐šข๐š˜๐šž ๐š๐š˜ ๐š๐š˜๐š› ๐š–๐šŽ? ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—น๐—น ๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฒ: ๐Ÿฅฉ๐Ÿฅฉ๐Ÿฅฉ ๐™ท๐šŽ๐šข, ๐š ๐š‘๐šŠ๐š ๐šŒ๐šŠ๐š— ๐™ธ ๐š๐š˜ ๐š๐š˜๐š› ๐šข๐š˜๐šž? ๐Ÿ‘‰ Communication is the single most important piece in a job hunt. How you position your messaging matters, to both colleagues and hiring managers/recruiters. ๐Ÿ‘‰ Take it seriously. ๐Ÿ‘‰ Slow down, seriously. ๐Ÿ‘‰ Work selflessly, SERIOUSLY! ๐Ÿค” How

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13
Oct

10 Tips for Mastering Any Job Interview (+ Examples)

10 Tips for Mastering Any Job Interview (+ Examples) I came across this wonderful article by Diane Wong about her top 10 tips for mastering any job interview. A lot of these resonated with me, and some I had some additional advice to add! Here is the top 10 list: 1. Pinpoint the type of employee the company is searching for. ๐Ÿ‘‰ Why bother with a company that won’t match your personality or work style?

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8
Oct

๐Ÿ‘Š๐—Ÿ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—Ÿ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ๐—œ๐—ป ๐—ฃ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—›๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ธ๐˜€ ๐—ฆ๐—ผ ๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—š๐—ฒ๐˜ ๐——๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐— ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ!๐Ÿ‘Š

๐Ÿ‘Š๐—Ÿ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—Ÿ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ๐—œ๐—ป ๐—ฃ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—›๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ธ๐˜€ ๐—ฆ๐—ผ ๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—š๐—ฒ๐˜ ๐——๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐— ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ!๐Ÿ‘Š I came across this wonderful article by Irina Shamaeva of Booleanstrings (if you don’t know, go check this website out, link in the comments) about how you can boost your visibility and help thrust you into the driver’s seats during all those recruiter or hiring manager searches. ๐Ÿ‘‰ Based on her experience sourcing on LinkedIn, here is a list of profile hacks she came up

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6
Oct

Tips for Parents Looking for Work โ€“ Live Jobstickerโ€™s Jobseeker Resource Show on LinkedIn (Episode 23)

Tips for Parents Looking for Work โ€“ Live Jobstickerโ€™s Jobseeker Resource Show on LinkedIn (Episode 23) I wanted to offer a couple of strategies for those parents out there who may have been recently made furloughed or redundant, and are now at home with their little ones all day, trying to balance schedules from the time they wake up until itโ€™s bedtime.You know you need to include some job hunting time, right? Progress is key.

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23
Sep

๐—จ๐—ป๐—ถ๐—พ๐˜‚๐—ฒ โ€˜๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜‚๐—บ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐˜โ€™ ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜€ ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ผ ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿฌ,๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ โ€˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜„๐˜€โ€™ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฒ ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ

๐—จ๐—ป๐—ถ๐—พ๐˜‚๐—ฒ โ€˜๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜‚๐—บ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐˜โ€™ ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜€ ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ผ ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿฌ,๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ โ€˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜„๐˜€โ€™ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฒ ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ ๐Ÿค– I came across this wonderful article by The New York Post’s Patrick Reilly about a Spanish marketing professional, David Vidal, a job candidate, who decided to try to stand out to potential employers during his job search by creating an interactive โ€œresume botโ€ that essentially allows him to preemptively answer questions he would expect during a live in-person interview. ๐Ÿ’ป The resume bot

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