Referral to Hired Step 3 – Note on Professional References

Some of your most important allies in your job search are your professional references. I mean the references that might be listed on your resume or application, as former colleagues who can speak to the experience of working with you. These are your former bosses, close coworkers, and mentors who you hope put in the […]

Case Study: Turning an Okay Resume into a Great One

http://test4sunjay.tmpsite.co/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/videos/03/DJF-Lesson3-4-4%20(Audio%20Sync)%20-%20REV.mp4 Right now, we are going to look at two versions of the same resume, an “okay” version and a much-improved version. I will walk you through exactly why the second version is so much stronger. This resume was for a top college student who was friends with the director of career services at his […]

Networking – Find Conversation Partners

http://test4sunjay.tmpsite.co/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/videos/03/DJF-Lesson3-7-1%20(Audio%20Sync)%20-%20REV.mp4 A group of people can do more than one person alone. This is true in your job search too. There are people in your life who can help you get hired. They can help if you are going after specific job openings, targeting specific companies, or building from relationships. Your network of friends, family, […]

Creating Your LinkedIn Profile

http://test4sunjay.tmpsite.co/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/videos/03/DJF-Lesson3-6%20(Audio%20Sync)%20-%20REV.mp4 Today, LinkedIn has become the online version of your resume. And it’s nearly as important as the original version. When surveyed, 83% of employers expect to use social media to find candidates, and over 75% already use social media to evaluate candidates. In addition, 98% of recruiters use LinkedIn and 94.5% have successfully hired […]