The right recruiter can put you in front of dream job opportunities. This is especially the case for higher-level positions because there are employers who will not post a job opening publicly and instead will rely solely on recruiters to find the right talent. The good recruiters are paid by employers (as much as 20-30%
But then, you heard that entry into the Japanese market is arch-difficult—or even impossible. One mountain just too high to climb. Difficult it may be. Impossible? I beg to disagree. My own experience demonstrates the opposite. Yes, even when there is an entrenched local competitor, you can still make inroads in Japan. But doing so
LinkedIn recommendations are a tremendous asset to your job search. You can quickly and easily point a potential employer to your LinkedIn profile and they’ll be able to see verifiable references and recommendations of the quality of your work and the results you deliver. Positive words can be powerful motivators. So, how do you choose
The job search process is always evolving. It’s not about going to the job boards, finding the job opening you like, and then applying to it. That method will only have you waiting by the phone for a call that’s likely not going to happen. Today’s job seekers need to take a more proactive and
While there are clear differences between your resume and LinkedIn profile, they should (for the most part) look the same. But why? What will happen if you have inconsistencies on your resume and LinkedIn profile? Before we can dive into this important job search issue, we must first understand the purpose of a resume and
Again, don’t get me started on irresponsible employers. Trust me—I get it. It is tough not to laugh at someone asking you which animal you would like to be reincarnated after your demise. They undoubtedly find valuable insights into such questions. They just never tell us what that is. The grandstanding, self-important manager that tries
LinkedIn is the premier business networking site for job seekers and professionals at all levels. There are some things newbies need to know about LinkedIn, though, before it will be valuable tool for their job search, networking strategy, and overall career growth. In fact, whatever you’re using LinkedIn for, you should follow these 10 tips.
Money is often thought to be the biggest predictor of job satisfaction, but a survey from the BBC that ranked nearly 300 jobs from most to least satisfying shows that although money does play a role, it’s not the only motivator. For instance, internet technology and telecommunications professionals ranked at number 147 on the list,