Quick video to teach you how to find hidden jobs on LinkedIn. You can run a Boolean search on LinkedIn by combining keywords with operators like AND, NOT, and OR during your search. Here are some ways to use Boolean logic and construct your searches: Quoted searches: For an exact phrase, enclose the phrase in quotation marks. For example, type "operations manager". You can also use quotation marks if you want to find someone with a multi-word title. NOT searches: Type the wor
A few weeks ago I was on the Improvement Project again being interviewed by Sean Gordon and David Wynn for the Entrepreneurship Podcast (Part 2). In this episode of the Improvement Podcast, Sean & Dave continue to chat with me about the ups and downs of being an entrepreneur. In today's society, is it really safer to be employed, rather than self-employed? Our chat explores some great advice on how to set out on your own. It really is one to listen to. Questions We Discussed:
Are you looking for inbound leads and opportunities on LinkedIn? There is a quick 10-minute routine you can use each day to skyrocket inbound profile views, connection requests and sales inquiries.
1) Search for relevant hashtags # in your field (i.e. if you're a service company in the Oil & Energy Industry, look for hashtags such as #oilandgas, #oilfieldservices, #oilfield.
2) Follow a list of 5-10 hashtags related to your niche market.
3) Log on each day and leave insigh
So I'm writing this blog post to encourage and motivate my job seeking contacts and clients. I just read a "words of wisdom" post on Linkedin and one of the phrases caught my eye. "If Plan A Didn't Work, The Alphabet Has 25 More Letters" I love this phrase and I'm a firm believer that if you put the effort in, you will reap the rewards! But with digital marketing and job seeking, you have to have all your ducks in a row first, including: A Well Designed & Written CV (ATS Form
You might be intimidated when dealing with recruiters, but we genuinely want the best for you and the company. As much we want you to have a great candidate experience, here are some things we just can’t share with you. 1. “You typically could have got a higher salary if you had negotiated.” Most companies have a salary band for each role and the first offer is usually not the highest one. There are exceptions to the rule of course – if a candidate is already at the top of th
I've been helping Executives, Managers, Engineers & Professionals with their LinkedIn profiles for over 10 years and I’m going to share my 5 best LinkedIn profile tips to help you get noticed immediately by recruiters, employers, and anyone else who's searching for talent on LinkedIn. You want more clicks and views, but you also need to impress people once they click or they’ll just leave. So I'll cover how to get clicks, but also how to look great and ensure that that you ge
Deliver the WOW Factor with a Creative Style CV & Cover Letter. If you are not applying for jobs through applicant tracking systems (ATS) and you have the email address of your contact, you could potentially format your CV anyway you like. By using a sidebar with some simple graphic design you can improve the layout and show that you're not a sheep, you don't follow the heard and really stand out from the crowd. The most common way of applying for jobs is through job boards a
With the New Year on the horizon, many people have aspirations of finding a new job. But don't think it's just the moon or your spiritual cycle causing this feeling. There are important reasons for you to begin looking for your next opportunity... It's part of the general New Year, New You message which slips into almost every media outlet and people believe it! What should you do? Draw up a list of companies and organisations you would like to work for and list the positions
Throughout my 22 year career history, I have moved through 5 different sectors and worked all over the world for multinational organisations. One thing I know is that most corporations treat us like numbers and that you always need to be prepared for a shift in direction. How can you judge whether your job is likely to be affected by changes in the business climate? Here are some early warning signs to help: 1. Watch the money A pessimistic financial forecast for the business
The new year is a peak time for job hunters, as those New Year’s resolutions about improving your career, achieving a better work-life balance and earning more money begin. It’s an extremely competitive time, so make sure you don’t fall on your first application. By brushing up your CV now, you can prepare for the new year’s rush. Heres how... The ATS Format CV Hiring Managers and Recruiters will be using ATS software in 2019 to scan CV's and filter out relevant profiles. Tha
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Branding isn't only important for businesses, its also important for individuals and contractors trying to land a job or contract. In fact, personal branding has taken on increasing importance as society embraces creativity and individualism. Personal Branding allows employers to understand who you are professionally, what you deliver and what value you bring to the table. So how do you go about creating a personal branding CV? Here's how: Form a Strong Value Proposition Stat
Developing a recognisable personal brand opens many professional opportunities for self-employed contractors. Creating a vision for your future and implementing that vision can lead to: Better contracts Higher day rates Better contacts and clients for your small company Industry recognition and thought leadership If you’re looking for better contracts, you want your potential clients at your ideal company to associate your personal brand with something that that they need on
This video is about how to write a personal summary in a CV or Resume that builds context and persuades recruiters to read on and hire you. Heres a simple method I use when developing my clients CVs to ensure they are unique, stand out from the crowd and grab the attention of the reader. ✓ Value Proposition Statement: Who you are professionally, what you deliver, who you do this for and what value you add? ✓ Qualification Summary & What You’re Seeking: Qualified with ??? from
Hi Guys! Quick tutorial for all you entrepreneurs and small business owners. How to make a professional email signature. Please like, share and post your questions in the comments below. Email Signature Generator here: www.hubspot.com/email-signature-generator If anyone needs assistance with web and graphic design please visit my website here: www.bigger-fish.co.uk #startups #smallbusiness #tutorials #leewoodrow #biggerfish #appl #mac #hubspot #email #signature #design