What is a Vision Board?
The STAR method is way to sell yourself by communicating your strengths and skills through telling a story about a time where you applied them. You may have to engage in some self exploration because while a story might not seem interesting to you, it may be interesting to an employer. While you are aware of your capabilities, remember the hiring manager is not! The STAR method helps you communicate your abilities in a way that is engaging and easy to follow. This method can be used in interviews and resumes! There are four parts to the STAR method: situation, asks, actions, and result.
Most of us want to think we are the best at what we do, or we at least want to be. But if we’re being honest – there are hundreds, maybe thousands, of people out there with the same skills as us. Competition can be scary- How can I get them to pick me? How will I make myself stand out? Well, thankfully we have this tool called social media we can use to our advantage. You can actually use your social media profiles to share your knowledge, skills, and experiences in a way that shows off your professional expertise. 70% of employers now do online pre-screening of their applicants, so use this opportunity to your advantage. But first, you need to answer the big question: What is my personal brand?
Can’t sleep because of those pre-interview jitters? Resumes are great for listing your qualifications, but how much can a piece of paper really show about a person? Although it can be nerve-racking, an interview is your opportunity to really show who you are. Here are a few tricks and tips to help ease your mind so you can succeed and shine.
LinkedIn is a social media platform created to help people gain connections they need in order to put them in the best situation to obtain a job. It is a vital job search tool when starting that initial conversation with employers. Click here for more ways LinkedIn is helpful in the job search process. Most companies have a presence on LinkedIn. Here are is a step-by-step guide for you to get the best results when using LinkedIn.
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.