Phone screen The phone screen, also known as the phone interview is a critical first step towards a job offer. The first interview is usually over the phone and can be conducted by the recruiter or the hiring manager. If a recruiter or hiring manager is contemplating 5-7 resumes, the goal of the phone … Continue reading The real goal of the phone screen, why so many candidates don’t receive an in-person interview
How important is a LinkedIn profile to my job search?
A LinkedIn profile is a must If you are looking for a job and don’t have a LinkedIn profile, this is bad. This is veddy-veddy bad. The first stop a hiring manager will make after viewing your resume is your online business profile. Already employed and thinking you don't need a LinkedIn profile? If an opening … Continue reading How important is a LinkedIn profile to my job search?
Professionalize your LinkedIn URL for a more effective job search
Customized LinkedIn URL Ever wondered how your colleagues were able to get that cool customized LinkedIn URL? Were you hesitant to ask because you didn't want to appear like a total rook? Well you shouldn't feel that way, because tons of people don't know, which is why we're writing this post! LinkedIn provides a quick … Continue reading Professionalize your LinkedIn URL for a more effective job search
Your Social Media Profile Picture is holding back your job search
A picture is worth a thousand words Since we're tech nerds, we can tell you that a picture is actually worth a lot more than a thousand words. And because of this, we need to pay attention to our social media profile picture. Snap decisions are routinely made on which photo to use, and these … Continue reading Your Social Media Profile Picture is holding back your job search