Simple answer: Go past the system. Whenever I was applying for a job, I would take a look through LinkedIn to see who my potential future boss would be. Afterwards, I would create a deck of recommendations of what I would do in my first months if I were to secure the job. Not only did this get me an interview, but it also showed the interviewer that I had done my research and knew what the position would entail. … [Read more...] about Tired of filling out a never-ending list of job applications? Try this strategy to set you apart.
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A number of Republicans have signaled their support for so-called back-to-work payment plans, which reward returns to the workforce with cash. Idaho has gone whole hog on the concept, with a $100 million return-to-work bonus program that pays $1,500 to full-time employed workers and $750 to part-time employed workers. Employers can apply on behalf of employees with incomes under $75,000. The program has garnered criticism for incentivizing low-income workers to return to jobs that may put them at risk for COVID-19 exposure. … [Read more...] about Second stimulus checks? Some Republicans want ‘back-to-work’ payments
My mentor and other university faculty have assured me and 60 other international students in the campus that the institute would engage closely with the government to ensure that our academic progress is not hampered. I have been told that the institute is also planning to engage two lawyers to ensure that the newly planned blended learning modules are not in violation of law. … [Read more...] about Forced return home and job hunt: An Indian student worries about the future after new US visa rule
Update your headline This is the first step toward optimizing your profile when you’re in between roles, as it shows up on everything you do, including when you comment on other posts. Don’t waste this valuable real estate on “Seeking a New Opportunity,” however. “I see a lot of people doing this, but the problem is that it takes up a lot of characters—and you only have 120, including spaces,” explains Debra Boggs, cofounder of D&S Professional Coaching, a company that offers job search coaching for top-level executives. Instead, it’s better to add keywords for what you actually do. The ideal format for a LinkedIn headline is a few words about what you do, followed by the value that you bring, says Boggs. … [Read more...] about 7 changes to make to your LinkedIn profile if you’ve been laid off
When I was CEO of a software startup in the early 2000s, I let everyone know exactly how much money the company had and when we would run out. It’s difficult for people to do their jobs if they don’t know what’s going on. It’s also okay to admit that you don’t have all the answers. However, when you do have information (good or bad) that affects your team, commit to delivering it as soon as possible in a way that’s kind and clear. … [Read more...] about How COVID-19 made Kim Scott rethink one key aspect of Radical Candor