Summary Sunday: Issue #501
What do you need to know about launching a new job search or reigniting your current search? This week’s summary has articles to help both.
In this issue of Summary Sunday (technically being delivered on Monday), you’ll find:
- Over 40 articles by top job search experts
- Best Fortune 250 employers
- Stand out in your final interviews
- Attract more recruiters on LinkedIn
- Flexible work types
- Rise in tech contractors
- More age-friendly jobs
- Radical transparency for recruiters
- 2022 catch phrases
Please follow these talented writers and experts! And I wish you well during the “lost” week of December.
For many years, Jacob Share has invited those who write about job search to contribute their top post from the year. Over 40 experts contributed to the 2022 edition. You are going to want to bookmark this list of articles to help with every facet of your job search!
Top Fortune 250 Employers | Burning Glass Institute and Harvard Business School
Data from Fortune 250 companies was evaluated to identify companies that provide the best opportunities for advancement and pay. There are six different lists – Top Overall; Career Launchpad; Career Stability; Career Growth; Growing Talent; Advancement Without Degree. Each can be filtered by sector.
How can I stand out in the final interview? | Ask The Headhunter
Nick Corcodilos answers this popular job seeker question. His recommendation is bold and I hope you try it!
I’m a designer at LinkedIn. Here are 4 tips to attract more recruiters | UX Collective, Medium
Did you know your LinkedIn profile not only needs to use the right keywords, but also has to show you would be interested in the job? Thanks to Kelli Hrivnak for sharing this on LinkedIn.
” [LinkedIn’s] Recruiters matching algorithm uses a variety of signals to determine how likely a candidate is to be interested in switching jobs, such as turning on the ‘open to work’ feature, response rate to recruiters messages, and overall engagement on the platform.”
7 Types of Flexible Work Arrangements | Job-Hunt.org
Flexible work is about freedom when and where you work. The choice is yours! Here are seven options to choose from.
TRENDS IN RECRUITING & HIRING
Why tech’s hiring pendulum is swinging toward contractors | LinkedIn’s Workforce Insights
There has been a greater demand for tech-sector contractors. In January 2021, 5.7% of paid tech listings was for contractors and in October 2022, that number is now 19.9%. Yet the overall demand for contractors has remained somewhat consistent (and lower).
The rise of age-friendly jobs — and what employers need to know | MIT Sloane School of Management
Age-friendly jobs — which involve less physical exertion and more social and communication skills — are on the rise. But older workers don’t always benefit.
Talent People! Ep. 9: Radical Transparency with Gerry Crispin | Katrina Collier
This is a must-watch conversation about how recruiters should talk to applicants about salary and more. Industry legend & co-founder of CareerXroads, Gerry Crispin, joins Debi & Katrina to talk about how we need to get ahead of the trend to transparency and what the value of doing that would be.
Thrilled to be quoted alongside Alexandria Leavitt, Jessica Krieger, S. Chris Edmonds. Thanks to Samantha Delouya.
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Hannah Morgan speaks and writes about job search and career strategies. She founded CareerSherpa.net to educate professionals on how to maneuver through today’s job search process. Hannah was nominated as a LinkedIn Top Voice in Job Search and Careers and is a regular contributor to US News & World Report. She has been quoted by media outlets, including Forbes, USA Today, Money Magazine, Huffington Post, as well as many other publications. She is also author of The Infographic Resume and co-author of Social Networking for Business Success.