In the last part of this “Success Stories” Series, I interviewed HubSpot’s Rebecca Corliss on why she hired Lindsey Kirchoff. For this post, Lindsey talked to me about her strategy for landing her dream job. Her first and most important step was to start a blog about how to market to millennials (“How to Market to Me”).
So you have decided to write a blog – congrats! Overcoming the “I don’t need a blog to get a job” mindset is not necessarily an easy thing to do, so getting over that and deciding to actually set up your blog is an important first step.
This is where you might think that the hard part’s over, but that was nowhere close to the hard part. That was the easy part. This next step will be the…well, not THE hard part, but definitely a much harder part. It will be the crux of your whole blog, the reason it exists at all.
Namely, what are you going to blog about?
- Nobody likes a suck-up but catering to Google’s wishes can do a person some serious good! Here’s How To Write Content Google Will Love and Rank.
- Check out an article close to home! Here’s to all the blogging skeptics out there: How To Blog Your Way To a Job: Part Two, 5 Reasons You Need To Blog To Launch Your Career.
So you’re on the job hunt but you don’t have a blog. I know, I know, your resume should speak for itself, there are millions of blogs out there already, and you shouldn’t have to adapt to some new fad just to prove the skills it’s clear you have, right?
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- Looking into a company’s dress code before a job interview can help you make a great first impression. How do you that without acquiring a restraining order? Check out 14 Ways To Research Company Culture.