Archives March 2016 - The Career Scoop

These Behaviours and Revelations Will Destroy Your Career

    (Source)   What do you do when you need help on the job? You ask for help. It can be your manager or workmates that give you a helping hand. But you need to be on good terms with everyone to ask and readily receive help and advice.   Relationship building is an essential skill in any career. As you gain more experience and years under your belt, interpersonal skills are see... »

How to Be Memorable and Get Amazing Results for Your Job Hunt

  (Source) Looking up the various guides on how to SEO your online profiles, you start to use keywords and terms heavily.   You are getting a healthy flow of traffic, but still aren’t getting replies to your job applications.   What gives?   Ever hear of personal branding? Content marketing? These are the tools of the trade, the new way companies and individuals are marketing t... »

Open Doors for Your Career with these Top LinkedIn Profile Tips (Part 2)

2. Segment your Experiences   As mentioned before, there has to be clarity when talking about your past experiences. Bad descriptions of your experiences: Confusing fragments of your experiences. Inevitably it will lead to confusion. They won’t know what you are trying to do your career. Using deadpan ‘corporate speak’. It will make your profile sound boring and inhuman. Your profile will be ... »

Open Doors for Your Career with these Top LinkedIn Profile Tips

  (Source)   Is this persona recognisable?   Get some experience, and seek a better role. Move on, and repeat.   Many millennials are stark about their career prospects, and seek new jobs as something to latch onto, in the hopes of gaining an edge in their career. But that isn’t something you want as a career strategy. Creating opportunities that will impact your career big tim... »

5 Steps to Generate Traffic Online To Grasp Job Opportunities

  (Source)   Optimising and making tweaks here and there on your LinkedIn account is one thing, and generating interest in your profile a complete other.   Millennial job seekers, you have to ask yourself this question: am I leveraging social media to draw in traffic and grasp job opportunities?   Am I portraying a brand (i.e. me) that companies and recruiters want to buy into ... »