Looking for a job & the Internet

Continuing our series of posts that summarize LinkedIn Learning videos focusing on career, let’s move on to the course called “Job Hunting Online”. Here are some reasons why you will greatly benefit from investing the 1 hour 55 minutes in watching it. You will learn:

  • how to use LinkedIn outside of how you might know or use it: only as a professional
  • networking online platform. There are way more options that will help you search for a job than you think.

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Figuring out the strategy

In the previous post of this series we wrote about one of the job hunting related courses offered by LinkedIn Learning called “Managing your Career” which covers the basics of starting a job search. Now it’s time to figure out a strategy.

The brilliantly concise video “Job Search Strategies” offers a comprehensive guide to topics ranging from online tools to manage the job search, your online presence and searching for a job on the Internet over to networking and headhunters.

Key highlights of this 40-minute course:
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The basics of starting a job search

The Internet is a wonderful tool – it can help you find answers to all your nagging questions. The problem is that not all Internet sources give you the right answers. But don’t worry! We have recently found a great career-related online course offered by LinkedIn Learning. And we want to share it with you!

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Job Hunting Director – Drawn

 Written & drawn by Aneta Böhm-Czechowicz

Networking with/by Executive Recruiters

We are truly passionate about sharing relevant knowledge on job hunting process and therefore we
do not refrain from recommending valuable articles from external sources.

The article we have recently stumbled upon was prepared by Blue Steps and it is called “Top Tips to Becoming a Better Networker with Executive Recruiters”. It sure can be tricky and, as the article suggests, and there are 5 very important things to remember:
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Tips from Candidate turned Headhunter

We like sharing articles and texts worth reading. Here is one more that was published under the title “Why Headhunters Don’t Return Your Calls”.

Allow us to quote one of the best fragments:

You need to accept the fact, that headhunters are retained by clients and not candidates. In other words, Read more

Relocation & networking

Ready to relocate? Thinking about it?

Then let’s operate under the following 2 assumptions:
1) “Fortune favors the prepared”
2) You need to activate all 4 job channels – networking, direct application, headhunters, online job ads – to generate a job offer

Here some valuable tips on how to approach the networking part when relocating:
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