Posts Tagged "Employment"

What Kind Of Company Is The Right Place For You?

Understand Employer Branding! There is lot’s of talk about employer branding these days, as companies are crafting their images to attract a strong pool of candidates for positions they seek to fill. When you are looking for work, it is important not only to investigate particular jobs that require your skills, but the environment in which you will be working and the way a company regards and treats its workforce….read more →

Congratulations! You Have A LinkedIn Profile. So What?

If you are at all like 225 million other people, you have a LinkedIn Profile. If you are like a small percentage of them, you’ve taken the time to carefully display there your personal brand, fill in all your experiences, and accomplishments, and all the rest. Great! You absolutely need to do that, while sprinkling in all the keywords that a recruiter or hiring manager would expect to see from…read more →

Free Live LinkedIn Seminar!

I’m looking forward to returning to Career Transitions in Burlington, MA to present “Leveraging LinkedIn’s New & Old Features For Your Job Hunt” on Tuesday, March 11th at 10:00am – 12:30pm. The program takes place at the Burlington Free Library, and is open to everyone without charge. Come join us! Readers of this post will get a special bonus: if you introduce yourself to me at the event, I will…read more →

6 Ways Recruiters Use LinkedIn to Hunt Heads

Have you ever wondered how recruiters go about the task of hunting the heads they present to their client companies? I ran my own recruiting company for ten years before beginning Jobhuntercoach, and was among the earliest of LinkedIn Adopters. But much has changed since then and I wanted to check out today’s best practices. One of Boston’s best veteran recruiters, Mary Truslow, spoke with me about the multiple ways…read more →

Great Tax Tips for Job Hunters

People often say that getting a job is a job. It turns out that the IRS sees it that way too! Job hunters can (under certain circumstances) deduct expenses they incur in their search for employment, as if the job hunt were a business. In this week’s U.S. News article I offer some great specific suggestions from a CPA about how job hunters can find and take several unexpected deductions,…read more →