All tagged Networking

14 categories of people to network with on LinkedIn

Networking may seem hard on LinkedIn, but it really isn’t. LinkedIn is set up to facilitate networking among business professionals. Networking is one of the strategies I encourage all job seekers to use to find opportunities. As you increase your exposure on the platform and develop relationships, it is easier to be noticed by recruiters and hiring managers.

Moving and Need A New Job? 6 Steps For Success

When you start looking, potential employers will want to have a date from you as to when you would be available to start. If you cannot give them one, it makes the decision to bring you on much harder for the employer, as you have added a level of risk that most employers do not want to take on. Without a specific date when you will be settled and available for work, the employer cannot do their labor planning appropriately.

Why Network?

Many people feel that the way to success in a job search is playing a game of numbers. Submit as many applications as possible to companies and hope that one will do the trick. For some this may work. But for the vast majority of people, solely relying on this method will lead to a very long job search.