Have you ever thought about what you want to do for your career? I don’t mean marketing or accounting, I mean in detail… specifically what you want to do and what topics it involves?
Indeed.com is now one of the biggest online job boards. Because when it comes to candidates being hired, Indeed delivers. Of course your resume will need to make its way over to this website, but how will you separate yourself from the thousands of other candidates? Here are some of the best tips and advice for posting your resume on Indeed and getting above the rest of the herd.
One of the most important parts of finding a job or internship is networking. It’s preached to us time and time again- make connections with employers and keep those connections. The easiest and most professional way to do this is through LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a social networking site, specifically designed for employers, job seekers, and all business professionals to connect. Think of it as a Facebook for the business world, with the intent to build and engage with professionals while establishing and maintaining your own business identity.
Believe it or not - you have the opportunity to potentially build a professional reference every time you step into the classroom. That’s right; while you’re browsing the internet finding means to pass time, there’s a professional reference standing right in front of you.
|Social media is important in today’s society, we use it to share our lives for everyone to see. The thing is, everyone sees it, including potential employers or coworkers before an interview. Kununu states that 70% of employers use social media to view potential candidates for their businesses, according to a Career Builder survey. Keep reading for a few tips on how to make your social media professional, but fun for employers to take an interest in you.|
1. Delete any inappropriate pictures or videos
I am starting my senior year of college, and I am set to graduate on time- that is if I am able to complete a practicum. A practicum is essentially an internship that is to be directed toward your course of study. That was the problem, I found myself in a unpaid practicum that had nothing to do with my major or the career I was aiming toward. At my school, practicums are assigned to you by your advisors, so the decision was not ultimately up to me.