Think of it as a lead magnet. The better your Linkedin profile is, the more likely the it will attract recruiters and impress hiring managers who look you up when you reach out to them. Research has shown [2018 Jobvite Recruiter Nation Study] that vast the majority of recruiters look at LinkedIn profiles to assess a candidate’s worth. So if you’re not using the opportunity to showcase your value, you are almost certainly doing yourself damage, at least being disregarded without even realising it.
In these dark days of bad news followed by more bad news, I think you deserve to hear some unbiased news.
I can't tell you how many times I've worked with clients in a video conference where I almost couldn't see them. How do you think that plays in a job interview?
Many of my clients are describing this lockdown during the pandemic as hellish. Especially if they have young children. I get it. No one likes to be cooped up. We're free-range employees!
Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to take the pressure off and be incredibly productive at the same time, and I share these in the video above.
Are you looking for specific, compelling questions to ask in a job interview, or anytime during a hiring process or an executive search, in order to set yourself apart from other candidates? You've found the right video!
Today I'd like to share with you some advice I gave to a reporter for the magazine Fast Company this afternoon. She asked me, "What advice do you give someone trying to recover from a bad interview?" Well, I'd like you to hear it first!