Weekly Job Byte

A LinkedIn User Guide for the Mature Job Seeker or Professional

A LinkedIn profile can cause some confusion for more mature job seekers. You’ve been in the professional world longer than LinkedIn’s been around, and you’re not quite certain how to best use it. You aren’t alone. It can be an excellent resource for you whether you are just trying to step up your career game by creating a profile or if you find yourself out on the job hunt again after many years: your LinkedIn profile is your new digital calling card.

What’s important is that you maintain a profile, keep it up to date, and stay concise. A sleek customized profile propels the perception that you are up with the times and in touch with the current professional landscape. Read More.

13  Social Media Power Tips for Getting the Job You Want

I believe that social media is the most effective tool for building your brand and business. That is true whether the brand is for business or is personal. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Linkedin have become commonplace in our culture and maybe the most popular forms of interaction today. In fact, Facebook has 1.5 billion monthly users. That’s one in five people on earth. Read More.

2 Day  Job Readiness Workshops Filling Up FAST -Limited to the first 25 participants!!!

Improve your chances of getting a new job by taking advantage of the Ready To Work NJ 2 Day Workshop! Upcoming workshops are scheduled at:

Candidates may also receive a phone call from the participating Colleges. Note: if email link doesn’t work, please use the first initial last name @ njworkforce.org to send an email.

15 Self-Management Job Search Tips Worth Implementing
You can’t manage a prolonged job search properly without self-management. With so many activities involved nowadays, you must make the most of your time to accomplish them.

Good self-management skills help you press through your search for a job courageously, despite the disappointments and rejections you receive.

David Allen, Author of Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity, describes self-management in his It’s Not About Timearticle:
“The savvy know self-management is really an issue of what we do with ourselves during the time we have…” Read More.