How to Ask for a Recommendation on LinkedIn

BY ALISON DOYLE | Updated January 13, 2021 | 4-minute read
Source: The Balance Careers

More than three-quarters of recruiters use LinkedIn to research candidates for employment, according to a Jobvite survey.1

In some cases, even before you are selected for an …

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Important Social Media Skills That Employers Value

BY ALISON DOYLE | Updated October 16, 2020 | 7-minute read
Source: The Balance Careers

The demand for social media managers and specialists is growing, as most companies have a strong social media presence. SCORE reports that Many organizations hire social media …

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10 Important Things to Remember When Job Hunting

BY ALISON DOYLE | Updated April 13, 2019 | 3-minute read
Source: The Balance Careers

Job hunting can often feel like a game of multitasking. When you’re submitting multiple cover lettersresumes, and online applications into various systems, preparing for interviews and emailing …

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How to Use Instagram in Your Job Search

Instagram Your Way to Job Search Success

BY ALISON DOYLE | Updated May 04, 2019 | 4-minute read
Source: The Balance Careers

Instagram can do more than just keep you updated on your friends’ babies, dogs, and vacations. Used the right way, …

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Social Media Do’s and Don’ts During a Job Search

How (and How Not) to Use Social Media to Job Search

BY ALISON DOYLE | Updated February 14, 2021 | 3-minute read
Source: The Balance Careers

Social media, including sites like Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, can help you find a job and …

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3 Creative Job-Search Strategies to Make You Stand Out

When competing against hundreds of other job candidates for open roles, you need to think and act creatively to stand out. Here are three examples of creative ways to increase your odds of landing the role you want.

1. Expand …

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The Importance of Career Networking

BY ALISON DOYLE | Updated August 05, 2020 | 4-minute read
Source: The Balance Careers

The importance of career networking shouldn’t be discounted when you’re in the midst of a job search. Career networking should become a part of your daily work …

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What Is the Ideal Size for Your Network on LinkedIn?

BY ED HAN | Updated April 20, 2019 | 3-minute read

Source: The Balance Careers

Have you ever wondered “how big should my LinkedIn network be?” If you have, you’re far from alone; it’s a very popular question in job search and …

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🍪 The Best Recipe for Making Professional Friends

Have you ever been on the hunt to find the best cookie recipe ever? It can be hard to find but once you’ve found it, look out world!

The cookie hunt is just like building your professional network, or what …

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Video lighting tips and tricks for your next at-home shoot

by Mark Cersosimo | 📖 3-minute read
POSTED ON DECEMBER 17, 2020
Source: Vimeo Blog

We’re all shooting more video, but not all of it looks very good. Whether you want to look great for your next Zoom call, YouTube video, or …
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