How to Manage and Grow Your Personal Brand During a Job Search

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You’re a brand

What will potential employers think of you when they search for you online? The way you present yourself will determine if you’ll be considered for the job or not. Just like a company takes great care of how they present themselves online, on social media, in videos, at events etc, you need to do the same.  Think of all the different ways a potential employer might find information about you whether it be on sites ...

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February Job Talk Webinar: How to Connect with a Recruiter for Opportunities

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Join iMPact Business Group’s Partner Matt Peal for our February Job Talk [Free Webinar] on Thursday the 22nd from 1 – 1:30pm to get help with your job search. In our focus topic for this month we will talk about how you can position yourself for the best chance to connect with a recruiter for job opportunities.

Topics include:
– Resume tips 
Common resume red flags and how to avoid them
– Interviewing tips 
What employers are looking for and how ...

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Get Found On LinkedIn. 9 Ways to Improve Your Profile.

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When applying for jobs, one of the most important things you can do is to keep your LinkedIn profile up to date. Recruiters, HR professionals and hiring managers WILL be looking at it, and having an outdated or incomplete profile will leave a bad impression.

We came across a situation where a candidates LinkedIn profile picture resulted in a lost job opportunity. One of our clients called and left a message, sounding quite alarmed, telling us to look ...

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How to Target a Job in a Specific Company

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In addition to seeking out a specific type of job role, sometimes there’s even a specific company you might be targeting. You’ve heard from others about the fun work environment, great management, advancement and growth opportunities, benefits or maybe they make a product that you’re passionate about. The challenge is how do you get them to notice you and give you an opportunity? Or what if they don’t have any matching positions open, but you know you’d ...

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Webinar: Job Talk – How To Land a Job in Today’s Market [Jan 18]

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We are excited to introduce our new free monthly webinar series “Job Talk”. Join iMPact Business Group’s Partner Matt Peal to get help with your job search.

Topics include:
– Resume tips
– Interviewing tips
– Common job search mistakes to avoid

 

 

Job Talk: How To Land a Job in Today’s Market

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Top 8 In-Demand Technology Jobs in 2018

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With companies scrambling to secure talent for their IT departments, there are a few jobs that are especially going to be in demand in 2018. According to CIO, these are IT jobs that are going to be in demand next year. Find out below what the average nationwide salary is for each one, what kind of skills are needed and the typical job tasks are.

 

Web Developer

Average salary (nationwide): $66,130

Common Tasks:
  • Write supporting code for Web applications or Web ...
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4 Resume Tips for Job Hoppers

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It’s become more common to change jobs and even careers more frequently than in previous generations when it was common to stay with the same employer for several decades. Even though it’s more acceptable with more frequent job changes, it will still raise a red flag with hiring managers to have too many job changes in a short amount of time. The hiring manager might be worried that you lack commitment, have no patience or that you ...

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Advantages of Taking a Temp Position During Your Job Search

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Whether you’re a recent college grad with no job lined up after graduating, or in between jobs, taking on a temp job while searching for a permanent full-time job comes with many benefits.

  1. Find work quickly
    If you’d like to get back to work sooner than later, taking on a temp job is often a much quicker process than finding a permanent position. You’ll still have to write a resume and cover letter. But by working with a ...
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6 Tips for a Successful Career Change

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Are you stuck in a job you don’t like and ready to make a move into a career that’s better aligned with your interests? Or maybe just looking for a more financially rewarding career path? Here are 6 things to take into consideration to help you with your career change.

Identify Your Transferrable Skills

Research and learn as much as you can about your new industry. Read industry news, job descriptions, attend industry evens to gain a solid understanding ...

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Avoid These Common Job Application Mistakes

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Many people think of the interview as the first step in finding a new job. What many fail to realize is that the application is the first step. Too often people will make simple mistakes during the application process that will stop the chances of moving forward dead in its tracks.

  1. Fail to follow directions
    Be sure to follow all instructions and directions during the application process. If there are questions; answer them, or write in N/A (not ...
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