Archives September 2015 - The Career Scoop

List of Top Skills Every Millennial Needs to Fast Track Your Career

    (Source) Do you polish your skills for your career? Are you leveraging soft skills to grow by leaps and bounds in your career?   Skills are what makes you attractive. Skills you learn can be linked to a job. Gaining new skills and having several will give increase your bargaining strength with employers, and you will become attractive as an employee in the job market. For your c... »

How Content Marketing is the Best at Selling ‘You’ in Getting a Job

How Content Marketing is the Best at Selling ‘You’ in Getting a Job

    (Source) Everyone wants to sell themselves. There are traditional means, and creative ways, such as standing outside a company with a big sign, highlighting your key strengths. For millennials looking at getting their very first job, selling yourself is paramount. Ever hear about content marketing? Content marketing has been on the rise, replacing old ways of marketing.   Rather... »

Grab Employer’s Attention In Your Job Hunt With Images

Grab Employer’s Attention In Your Job Hunt With Images

  (Source) Are you using content marketing to your advantage? Do you use images to capture the eye of employers on your profiles?   Content marketing is creating content to impress and create an awareness of yourself. For young millennials, fresh out of Uni, establishing yourself as a knowledgeable expert in your field online is a great way to market the brand that is ‘you’. Writing arti... »

How to use LinkedIn Groups to Get Your Dream Job

How to use LinkedIn Groups to Get Your Dream Job

  (Source)   Young millennials job seekers, are you using LinkedIn? Let me rephrase: Profiles are the bare minimum. Are you actively using all the tools available?   Of course, having a profile that is well presented, with SEO taken into consideration is important. But that is just the tip of the iceberg. Crafting a professional image within your desired role and industry is an awes... »

Job Interview Tips: It’s all About Perception

Do you get nervous tics in job interviews?   Others tend to slouch and use the wrong words.   Job interviews are all about perceptions. Whether you like it or not, bias and preferences are all part of the image your interviewer builds of you. But a large part of it is how you perceive yourself. People that are comfortable in their skin come across as confident. If it’s all ‘in the eye of... »

4 Steps to Make Culture Win You Job Opportunities

4 Steps to Make Culture Win You Job Opportunities

    (Source)   Your first day at school. Moving to a new country. The first thing you encounter is a new cultural environment.   And it’s the same when you attempt to enter into a company. And companies know the importance of culture. People that fit in will achieve more, and learn easily when a cultural match is found.   Are you leveraging culture to your benefit in your ... »

3 Ways to Come Up with Content to Sky Rocket Your Job Hunt

3 Ways to Come Up with Content to Sky Rocket Your Job Hunt

    (Source) Do you create content to be seen as an expert in your industry? Are you creating content to lure in employers to you in your job hunt? Creating content: Is the most effective way to connect and grab attention in today’s market, touted by leaders and expert alike.   LinkedIn is the most used platform for B2B content creation and distribution. Creating content that ... »

The Ultimate Checklist for your Job Search Success

The Ultimate Checklist for your Job Search Success

  Hmm… This seems like an excellent site to use for my job search. Wait, I should use this guide for my resume and cover letter. How should I write LinkedIn Invites? What do I do next?       (Source) Often, it’s a scramble to get things in order when hunting for a job. Jumping from job sites to typing answers to questionnaires, things get confusing. Millennials holding in one h... »