Here are several ideas for outreach emails to send to your professional network. Take time to do this before you have to! WSJ’s The Five Emails You Need to Send Before New Year’s* to Boost Your Career *or after New Year’s
I’ve learned that MBAs love data – research and data make the case. So, here is the case for reaching out to and networking with second and third level connections. Check out the data in this article.
This article helps to analyze why you might not be making progress in your job search. And… it provides solutions at each stage of the process. Reach out if I can be of help: email@example.com.
To craft and send a cover letter or not… This topic comes up a lot. When you were a student, you probably sweated over drafting cover letters. Now that you are no longer a student, do you have to write a cover letter? In true MBA terms, it depends. Read this article before you decide.
Check out this new-ish tool on LinkedIn. We learned about it from an alum who was directed to the link to prepare for interviews. Sample answers for premium subscribers. Sample Interview Questions
As you are applying for positions and completing online applications, your resume may be reviewed by a robot – or computer software that screens you in or out of the process. This article has some helpful resume writing tips on navigating these systems: Beat the Robots: How to Get Your Resume Past the System and […]
Every so often, it is important to take an inventory of the skills needed in your profession. What are the skills you need in order to make a career pivot? Here are a couple of articles that list courses to add to your skill set: The Muse’s 14 Best Sites for Taking Online Classes Lifehack’s […]
The employment landscape has changed since March 2020. Companies are still hiring but you’ll want to take these suggestions to heart – especially the piece on Networking. The New Rules for Landing a Job in the Covid Era by Kathryn Dill
It is essential to illustrate a personal brand as a job seeker and particularly true if you are over 50. William Arruda in his Forbes post gives some great suggestions. Personal Branding for People 50+
Have you been seeing folks’ LinkedIn profile photos encircled with a green graphic that says “#Open to Work”? Are you tempted to use this feature? Before you do, check out Robert Hellmann‘s article, Job Seekers Be Careful Using LinkedIn’s New Open to Work Feature.