How the New LinkedIn Design Affects Your Endorsements

How the New LinkedIn Design Affects Your Endorsements

General Job Search Advice, How to Survive the '9-5', Resources for Job Seekers
Endorsements on LinkedIn have gone through multiple iterations over time. They are touted by LinkedIn as, "a great way to recognize your 1st degree connections' skills with one click". With them, you are able to easily endorse the skills and qualities of your first degree connections. LinkedIn also states that, "a high number of endorsements adds credibility to your profile". Having many of them in specific skills can certainly make you look qualified as a professional. However, LinkedIn's recent user interface/design update has changed how they work in a few ways. Read on to find out what you should do about the new update. (more…)
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Link Roundup 1/20/17: Your Career in 2017

Link Roundup 1/20/17: Your Career in 2017

Link Roundups
We're still in the first month of 2017, which means you don't yet know what your career will hold for you this year. In light of that, we have plenty of advice and insight into what 2017 may look like. The current market does look optimistic for job seekers, and the beginning of this new year is a great time to start making positive changes in your career. First up is re-examining how you perceive your income, in our first article. (more…)
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Link Roundup 12/2/16: Job Search in December, & Boosting Your LinkedIn

Link Roundup 12/2/16: Job Search in December, & Boosting Your LinkedIn

How to Survive the '9-5', Link Roundups
December is an incredibly easy time to pack it up and call it a day in your job search. Most HR departments must be slowing their searches during the holidays, right? Not true, says our first article. Read about why you shouldn't halt your search in December, and then boost your LinkedIn profile with link #2 to strengthen your search. (more…)
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Link Roundup 10/13/16: Work Culture & Job Security

Link Roundup 10/13/16: Work Culture & Job Security

Acing the Interview, Link Roundups
Happy Friday! We're back with a strong group of fresh links for job seekers, employees, and employers. This week they feature some great lists with extremely helpful advice, as well as a possible explanation of how LinkedIn will work with Microsoft's resources. There's also some information on who is hiring seasonal workers, if you're interested! Check out the links below. (more…)
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Industry Spotlight: Advertising

Industry Spotlight: Advertising

How to Survive the '9-5'
As people, the way we communicate with each other and interact with the outside world is constantly changing. Communication is made faster and more efficient, and the way we live our lives is changed based on new technology. All of those points are seen as opportunities by advertisers. Another chance to sell you on a product, or remind you of a service you didn't know you needed until now. As all these other factors evolve, so does advertising, branching out to new platforms and applications as they gain popularity. Today, we'll discuss advertising trends. (more…)
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