Remember TV antennas, transistor radios and having to get off the couch to change the channel? We all value how technology has simplified our personal lives yet I often find career professionals rely on outdated practices when conducting a job search. Online platforms have quickly replaced traditional recruitment and selection practices.
An outdated resume and lack of online presence isn’t going to get you a job in the digital world of e-recruitment. I’m renowned for the phrase: “If you not on LinkedIn, you’re committing career suicide”. Sounds harsh but LinkedIn has quickly become a vital resource for career management, especially when on an active job hunt. Add to this the need to maximize your online reputation, bury digital dirt, and create a resume compatible with computer scanning practices, and you’ve entered the complex world of conducting a job search in a digital age.
Subjects presented include:
- The optimal resume format and structure (Hint: it’s not chronological or functional)
- Where the jobs are now and how to find them
- The social job seeker uses LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook
- Kill the Objective statement
- Be the STAR of your career
Who should attend?
Associations wanting to facilitate career advancement across their membership, using STAR stories and online tools to promote their career brand to a global audience.
Corporations going through change and uncertainty requiring employees at all levels be prepared to execute an effective job search should the pink slip arrive.
Any individual needing to update their job search strategies and align with current trends and technologies used by hiring decision makers.