31 Tips to Perfect Your LinkedIn Profile

Source: The Muse When you’re not looking for a job, it can be easy to ignore your LinkedIn profile. Sure, you add people you meet at networking events as contacts and accept requests as they come in, but everything else? Eh, you’ll get to it when you need to. While we definitely don’t recommend this …

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The Secrets of Job Searching in January

Author: Alyse Kalish Source: The Muse I don’t have to tell you that January is quite the kick-starting month. Exhibit A: Have you noticed how packed your gym suddenly gets every January due to fitness-related resolutions? But it’s also a big time of year for careers. See, plenty of us have just spent the holidays …

Your Resume Only Has 5 Seconds To Make an Impression. Here’s What you Should Do.

Author: Jack Kelly Source: Forbes I’d like to offer you some counterintuitive advice: don’t spend too much time worrying or stressing out over your résumé. Yes, I know everyone else tells you to spend an inordinate amount of time writing, rewriting, correcting, asking people to proofread it and offer their comments and advice to absolutely seek out a professional …

3 Benefits to Using a Staffing Firm in Your Job Search

Author: Debra Auerbach Source: CareerBuilder.com Three key advantages of using a staffing firm are experience, insights and confidential opportunities. Sometimes a job search can feel isolating. You're spending hours upon hours searching for opportunities, working on your resume and applying to job openings, often without having any outside feedback about what you're doing right or …