Posts tagged “Employment” (Page 2)

Survey: Lack of experience is the biggest issue entry-level professionals have

Voters suggest cultivating networking, resume writing and interview skills A recent survey done by ResumeTarget.com on LinkedIn confirmed what entry-level professionals already know when looking for a job and going to job interviews: the biggest problem breaking into the market nowadays is a lack of experience. According to the numbers, 61% of the participants believe this to be the biggest issue. “I am going to be a new grad in April 2012, so I have begun my professional job search just [...]

9 ways to get the most out of LinkedIn

I once wrote that LinkedIn is when Facebook and Twitter meet for coffee. I explain LinkedIn to my clients and friends in one sentence: “LinkedIn is Facebook for Professionals only”. It’s a social networking tool designed specifically for business professionals, companies, job-seekers and employers. It has over 200 million members in a plethora of industries. A majority are white collar workers hoping to further their career through this enhanced networking tool. So, how can you make the most of this increasingly [...]

10 Sneaky, Yet Effective Ways to get out of the office for an interview

Have you ever had to leave your job for an interview at another company? It happens, and it’s a tricky situation to be in. You want to show up for the interview at the time your potential employer requests, but you also don’t want to upset your current employer. It is possible to attend job interviews while at work, but you have to be careful! Here are a few ways that you can sneak out for an hour or two [...]