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10 Tips for Managing Your Digital Footprint

10 Tips for Managing Your Digital Footprint

It’s always a good idea to regularly check your online presence, especially before you start looking for your next job. It is important to know what anyone in the public domain can see about you and tweak your online profile in order to ensure a positive digital footprint. An online background check by recruiters and employers is common practice these days and unlike with a meeting or an interview, you can’t see who is checking you out.

SO HOW DO YOU MANAGE YOUR DIGITAL FOOTPRINT?

 
 
 

Want to Stand Out During an Interview? Start Telling (Truthful) Tales

Want to Stand Out During an Interview? Start Telling (Truthful) Tales

Today, the market is filled with great talent. Truth is any candidate who secures a job interview likely has the required skills to do the job. How is a recruiter to distinguish one over the other?

During the interview process, a recruiter wants to learn about what a candidate has done in the past, but also seeks to comprehend the candidates’ lessons learned and how the candidate will apply these experiences to future roles. The use of storytelling—recounting specific experiences, the lessons and the outcomes—is the most effective and memorable way to illustrate career progression. That’s why storytelling is used widely from Mother Goose to Marketers—because people remember stories more than data points—and why case studies are such effective sales tools.

 
 
 

7 ways your LinkedIn profile could be working against you

7 ways your LinkedIn profile could be working against you

If your LinkedIn profile is merely an afterthought when you’re looking for your dream role, you may be losing out on major opportunities.

Professionals in all industries can’t afford to ignore LinkedIn. With almost 350 million members worldwide and 40 percent of members logging in daily, a LinkedIn profile isn’t just desirable for today’s job seeker, it’s essential.

Along with taking the time to interact and build your network, creating a strong, up-to-date profile is a key way to be found on LinkedIn. Here are some common mistakes you may be making on your LinkedIn profile, and how to rectify them.

 
 
 

8 Signs You’re Stuck in a Talent Time Warp

8 Signs You’re Stuck in a Talent Time Warp

Just because the economy has rebounded from the Great Recession doesn’t mean that your talent mentality has also rebounded.

(1)    TALENT, TALENT EVERYWHERE

Everyone needs a job, so hiring the best should be fast and easy. Wrong. During the Recession great candidates may have seemed like they were growing on trees, but not anymore. Today professional-level candidates have more options and opportunities, and recruiters need advanced sourcing techniques and impressive employer brands to find and attract them to the company.

 
 
 

How to prepare for a video job interview

How to prepare for a video job interview

If you’re one of those people who hates being in front of a camera, you better start getting comfortable because the use of video interviews is on the rise in recruiting.

A 2013 survey conducted by HRTechBlog showed that more than one third of responding organizations had used video interviewing. Virtual connections company Montage, whose clients include Telstra, Jetstar and ING, commissioned a study that showed that talent acquisition professionals expect a 74 percent increase in video interviewing over the next 12 months, with large companies most likely to add this tool to their recruitment process.

 
 
 

How To Write A Resume

How To Write A Resume

Steps to Writing a Great Resume

Many of us think we know how to write a resume, but when it comes to crafting that career-furthering snapshot of our professional lives, many of us lack the insights to be able to transform a good resume into a truly great resume.

Having a polished, succinct and professional resume makes a crucial difference to your chances of being invited for that all-important interview. To help get you noticed and on the shortlist, here’s our guide to writing a resume that stands above the rest.

 
 
 
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