Teaching is a rewarding career and perhaps one of the most important jobs in society. Teachers often work under immense pressure and develop fine tuned skills. But what happens when teaching no longer works for your lifestyle? How do you transfer your specialized skills to a new career? We used the Jobscan Career Change Tool […]
Making a career change in your forties is a bold, sometimes necessary, sometimes inspired move that can bring about great change in your professional life.
Transitioning careers can be an exciting fresh start in your professional life. But convincing recruiters and hiring managers to give you a chance can be challenging. Even if you’ve polished your career change resume, you’ll still need to explain how your experience and skills can successfully transfer to a new position. The cover letter is […]
Whether you’re hoping to transition into a more fulfilling line of work or need a new career that better aligns with your life, the tips below will help you get started.
Changing careers at 30 can be very rewarding, especially if you’ve spent your twenties on an unhappy or unfocused career path. Perhaps that’s not the case for you. Maybe you’re satisfied with the career choices you’ve made but now better understand your intellectual and financial needs. Maybe your position has disappeared or a change in […]
Beyond researching the company and the hiring manager, preparing answers to common interview questions is the best thing you can do before an interview. It can help you be more confident and comfortable in interviews—and ultimately help you land the job. Below we’ve considered every type of interview question from the most common to those […]
Like during the Great Recession, many have lost their jobs and are now dealing with an uncertain future. Because there’s bound to be some longterm effect on the job market, we wanted to know how job seekers can best prepare themselves. We looked to the strategies that worked during the Great Recession.
The job market and workplace are changing rapidly as the COVID-19 crisis forces more companies to operate remotely and layoff employees. Hiring has slowed and the unemployment rate continues to rise. We wanted to get an overhead view of the landscape, looking specifically toward employee sentiment, hiring trends, remote work obstacles, and the college recruiting […]
A seasoned remote worker shares her tips for a successful video interview.
The economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis has hit workers, especially those in service industries, hard. As the effects trickle down, more businesses are implementing hiring freezes, furloughs, and layoffs to stay afloat. So, how can you tell if you’re in danger of being laid off? And what can you do now to prepare? Below, […]
Overall hiring has slowed significantly. However, many companies are still looking for candidates, while others have ramped up hiring to accommodate increased sales. Here are some tips for finding a job during the COVID-19 crisis.
LinkedIn recently added a “featured” section which allows professionals to display media—everything from LinkedIn posts to external webpages—on their profiles. The new featured section is a good opportunity to showcase the professional work you are most proud of.
College resumes differ from traditional resumes in that they lean heavily upon coursework, internships, and other college-level achievements to demonstrate a candidate’s value. In this article we’ve provided suggestions for what to include on your college resume, resume writing tips, and advice from our community of recruiters, hiring managers, and job coaches.
Condensing your resume to one page forces you to be concise and strategic about the details you include. This sort of thoughtfulness is essential to grabbing a recruiter’s attention. But one page resumes can be limiting, too. So, is a single-page resume right for you? Read on to find out.
Each year we put together our Top Experts list to help job seekers tap into the wealth of knowledge available on LinkedIn. Featured here are the generous professionals who regularly post exceptional and timely job search advice.
We want to help candidates display their unique skills and experience in the most compelling way possible. To that end, we’ve gathered all of our resume word resources below so our readers can find them in one place.
Headlines are an important addition to your resume. Although they comprise only a few words, these one-liners are the first thing recruiters and hiring managers read. They explain at a glance who you are and what you bring to the table.
Do you want to sharpen up the language on your resume so it leaves a lasting impression? Resume action words are the powerful verbs that propel sentences forward by clearly communicating your skills and experience. They enhance the readability of your resume and spice up the language so recruiters and hiring managers stay locked in […]
In 2020, our communications—even corporate communications—are highly visual. We commonly speak in memes, GIFs, and emojis, so attaching a picture to your resume may seem like a good idea. But not so fast… There are several reasons why a picture on your resume could hurt your candidacy and, in most cases, no real benefits of […]