Think carefully before mass posting We’ve all seen the posts from those in our own networks announcing their own layoffs recently, but making a big public announcement may not be the smartest move, depending on the tone you take. “I don’t suggest wearing some sort of ‘COVID woe-is-me’ badge,” says Erin Hatzikostas, former corporate CEO who’s now the founder of b Authentic inc, a company offering leadership and career coaching. “Everyone recognizes that these are tough times. Hiring managers could surmise that COVID is a factor in you looking for your next opportunity; however, placing this front and center may be seen as an excuse.” … [Read more...] about 7 changes to make to your LinkedIn profile if you’ve been laid off
Dorsey’s contribution will be made through his Start Small initiative, a $1 billion fund for coronavirus relief efforts unveiled in April. Along with pledging to give away what was at the time one-third of his total assets, Dorsey also promised to disclose each gift on a real-time, public Google Doc. His contributions thus far include $10 million to provide laptops and internet access for 25,000 public school students in Oakland, California, $10 million to set up free COVID-19 testing sites in vulnerable and underserved communities, and $20 million to deploy digital tools for COVID-19 contact tracing. … [Read more...] about Jack Dorsey is donating $3 million to kick off a universal basic income program
Some of the entrance exam coaching centres in India have already proved that online coaching can be a hit. In fact, many online teachers from Kota, the hub of engineering entrance exam coaching, are stars in their own right – with their unique formulas to crack exams. … [Read more...] about Online teaching is hot skill now, but what does it take to get there?
“It bridges the gap. If you have a hard-to-pronounce name or a different spelling to your name, it makes it easier for people to connect to you,” Mistal says. “People love to hear the sound of their own name. It’s the most beautiful music on earth, but it has to be the right pronunciation of that name.” … [Read more...] about Name pronunciation matters! LinkedIn’s new audio feature helps you get it right the first time
Depending on how they respond to your email, you can then mention that you are looking to apply there and politely ask if they have any tips. Nine times out of 10 they will recommend you, as many companies offer hiring bonuses to referrals. If you don’t know someone at that company, you can see how many degrees of separation you are away and ask someone you do know for an introduction to someone at that company. … [Read more...] about Tired of filling out a never-ending list of job applications? Try this strategy to set you apart.