5 Best Job Search Tips From Degrees2Dreams

5 Best Job Search Tips From Degrees2Dreams

Posted by: on Jul 23, 2013 | No Comments

  1. There’s nothing worse than being pegged as a newb. If you’re a little wet behind the ears in this blog-eat-blog world, watch out for these 7 Practices That Make You Look Like a Rookie Blogger.
  2. LinkedIn’s Visual Portfolio feature has been out there since May, but if you’re like me, you just got your hands on this juicy addition. You don’t have to be in a creative field to include some eye candy on your profile- just make sure to check out How To Showcase Your Portfolio Using LinkedIn’s “Professional Portfolio” Feature to make sure you’re on the right track.
Today’s 5 Best Job Search Tips From Degrees2Dreams

Today’s 5 Best Job Search Tips From Degrees2Dreams

Posted by: on Jun 11, 2013 | No Comments

  1. If you’re like me, you’ve been making PowerPoint presentations since middle school. It gets old. But creating an engaging presentation is a skill worth developing, and one you’ll repeatedly find yourself in need of. So here’s How To Create a Captivating Presentation, Slideshare style. 
How to Impress a Hiring Manager: Job Search Advice from Target

How to Impress a Hiring Manager: Job Search Advice from Target

Posted by: on May 17, 2013 | No Comments

Fortune magazine ranks Target No. 22 on its 2013 list of “World’s Most Admired Companies.” Renee Bilotti, the executive team leader from Target, RI had a one-on-one session with me and shared some of her advice for college graduates seeking jobs.

1. How long do you usually spend reading a resume? Do you use resume-scanning software?

We don’t use any resume-scanning software. Those systems usually spend 30-40 seconds on each resume. At Target, we have several rounds of the preliminary screening process before we decide to conduct a phone interview or one-to-one interview. For me, personally, I only spend 10-15 seconds on a resume. To judge whether a resume is qualified, there are two things that I will look at the first sight:

Today’s 5 Best Job Search Tips From Degrees2Dreams

Today’s 5 Best Job Search Tips From Degrees2Dreams

Posted by: on May 9, 2013 | No Comments

  1. With recruiters taking to Twitter for potential employees, brevity is the new black. Here’s Your Guide To Applying For a Job In 150 Characters or Less.
  2. What happens on the internet certainly doesn’t stay on the internet so here are 4 Tips To Protect Your Online Privacy and Digital Footprint, courtesy of one of our very own bloggers! 
Today’s 5 Best Job Search Tips From Degrees2Dreams

Today’s 5 Best Job Search Tips From Degrees2Dreams

Posted by: on Apr 25, 2013 | No Comments

  1. Search Engine Optimization may sound like a daunting task but check out 8 Ways To Improve Your SEO In 20 Minutes or Less. You’ll be up in the ranks in no time.
  2. Addressing the correct person in your cover letter and emails when applying for a job is of vital importance. If a name isn’t readily available, here are 7 Ways To Get a Hiring Manager’s Name