The first in a new column for JobseekersAdvice.com – weekly career advice news roundup, with a summary of what’s been going on the industry from blogs and news sites around the web. Hope you like it!
The big news is we launched our new website this week! Happy days! It has been a long time coming and still some work to do, but getting there. I decided to take the forums offline – some more information here.
I’ve also written a few new articles, why don’t you check them out;
From across the web…
An Introvert’s Guide to Resume Self Promotion by Lisa Vaas @ The Ladders
A great article looking at how to really push your strong points on your resume. Well worth a read and have a think about if this applies to you or not!
Do you have a tough time getting over shyness when it comes time to play up your accomplishments? To give you a bracing shot in the arm, we talked to executive coaches and resume writers to discover the tricks they use to turn wallflowers into prom queens and kings.
Digital Talent Doesn’t Want to Work For You and Why You Should Care by Deborah Mourey
An interesting insight into the benefits of employers hiring tech savvy and innovative staff for their company. Do you fit the bill?
Can we talk about your cover letter? by Hannah Morgan @ Career Sherpa
An excellent article covering all aspects of including a cover letter with your CV or resume. Hannah really boils down to the core points of covering letters – a great read for anyone sending out job applications just now.
By “interested”, I also mean qualified. Your cover letter must explain what value you are bringing to the company. Don’t just tell your story. No one cares unless you tie it back to the job posting.
A temp job could be key to finding permanent work this year by Kaitlin Madden @ TheWorkBuzz
A topical look at the importance of temp work for the economy – and your career. I started off my post-Uni days temping and I really think it’s a great career option for many people.
Looking for a permanent home? Getting a foot in the door could turn into a full-time role. Of the employers who plan to hire temporary workers in 2012, 35 percent say they eventually plan to make the roles permanent.
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