Archives December 2015 - The Career Scoop

Social Media Will Make or Break Your Job Prospects

Do you use social media to your advantage, in your job hunt? Are you making social media work for you, or drag you down?   For those that still disregard social media in your job hunt, and for those that simply ignore the impacts social media has on their credibility, keep reading. You are the next generation that will take over most job roles in the future. You are also the next generation c... »

How to Grab Companies with Social Media for your Job hunt: 4 Steps

  (Source)   We all use social media to manage our relationships, and have fun. But are you using it to help your job hunt? Do you use social media to generate traffic on your job profiles?   Job seekers, the young millennials of today are loaded with various weapons of choice. Social media is a weapon that is double edged; it gives leverage in its ability to show the world (and emp... »

How to Use LinkedIn Profiles to Make Job Offers Come to You

Are you using LinkedIn to market yourself? Do you use LinkedIn profiles to pull employers to you?   Millennials that are looking for your first job, crafting a LinkedIn profile is a matter of being noticed or lost in the sea of profiles. LinkedIn is an amazing resource, and it’s now firmly part of how people recruit and find out about you in the professional job market. So your profile must i... »

Stacey Kelly Talks about How Careers are Built Today

Stacey Kelly Talks about How Careers are Built Today

Ever feel like you are grasping at straws, in your career? Where do you find career opportunities and options? Where do you even begin?     Stacey Kelly sheds some much needed insight in where to begin, and what to do for your career prospects. She shared what she does, and how her company helps professionals find and fast track their careers. Currently, she is the Principal Consultant a... »

Resilience is the New Year Word Featuring Tim Phelps

Resilience is the New Year Word Featuring Tim Phelps

Happy holidays is something we will hear a lot, very soon. But for some of us, we are looking for ways to become happier. For those looking to change their current position, or even career track, what do you do? Things are slowing down, and people are speeding up to take off for the holidays. What can you do now to prepare for the New Year?   Listen to a successful recruitment professional. T... »

Let Your Personal Brand Grab You Career Opportunities

  (Source)   Millennials often wonder how much control they have over their career paths. Yes, experience and recommendations grant you some marketability. But ever wonder what else you could be doing? Let’s rephrase the question: what should you be doing for your career? Personal branding.   You need to create content on your industry and experiences. Provide insight, and promote y... »

How To Structure Content to Ignite Your Envisioned Career

How To Structure Content to Ignite Your Envisioned Career

  (Source)   You gain some qualifications. You do the extra hours. But your efforts and plans don’t seem to get you up the ladder as you’d think. It’s a story that happens to the best of us.     Often, we tunnel vision on working on our skills, and go to workshops and take courses on the side. What you need is a way of marketing yourself. Cold calling and recommendations are wa... »

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5 Costly LinkedIn Blunders that Ruin Your Job Prospects

  (Source)   Do you use LinkedIn to your advantage? Is your LinkedIn profile pulling its weight for your career change?   Like all young professionals, millennials all have LinkedIn accounts. It is the number one social media platform for professionals, job hunters, and employers. Recruiters, HR departments, and the world at large are constantly reviewing and seeking particular peop... »

How Business Trends Have Changed Career Paths Featuring Gordon Conolly part 2

How Business Trends Have Changed Career Paths Featuring Gordon Conolly part 2

This is the second part of an interview I had with Gordon Conolly.   He is the Managing Director of Dalcross Executive Consulting Pty Ltd and Quadrant Management Solutions Pty Ltd, where he consults and helps people find their career path, drawing upon his global executive experience of forty years.           Gordon’s summation of where we are now, regarding car... »

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