How starting a professional blog opens doors in your job search

How starting a professional blog opens doors in your job search

Posted by: on Jun 5, 2013 | No Comments

If you called the CEO of the company you’re dying to work for, would she know your name, take your call, and be excited to hear from you?

College Grads: The Most Important Thing To Do To Get A Job

College Grads: The Most Important Thing To Do To Get A Job

Posted by: on Jun 1, 2013 | No Comments

What is the single most important thing a college grad can do to land a career-launching job? Start a professional blog about a niche in your field that will demonstrate your skill set and industry knowledge and cause you to interview the key players in that field thus building a powerful professional network.

Job Search Success Stories: Passion Blogs Attract Attention

Job Search Success Stories: Passion Blogs Attract Attention

Posted by: on May 14, 2013 | No Comments

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”).

How to Blog Your Way to a Job: Part Two, Five Reasons Why You Need to Blog to Launch Your Career

How to Blog Your Way to a Job: Part Two, Five Reasons Why You Need to Blog to Launch Your Career

Posted by: on May 2, 2013 | No Comments

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?

How to Blog Your Way to a Job: 3 Reasons Why Your Blog Is Failing

How to Blog Your Way to a Job: 3 Reasons Why Your Blog Is Failing

Posted by: on May 1, 2013 | No Comments

There is a prevailing notion among college students, graduates, would-be young professionals, and other similarly unemployed folks that to get hired, you need a blog.