Summary Sunday: Mastery of New Skills For Job Search

How confident are you in your job search skills?

This week’s collection of articles will help get you more familiar with important topics related to job search: interviewing, online visibility and little known LinkedIn tips. Job search isn’t the same as it was the last time you looked. 

Mastery of New Skills For Job Search

Today’s job search requires mastery of new skills (and new-to-you skills): conversation and communication, online engagement and search engine optimization (SEO). It’s up to you to influence what people find out about you online, so you’ll need to build some new skills.


8,800 Hiring Authorities Weighed In. Here Are the Top 5 New Interviewing Trends

by Michael Schneider | Inc.

In this summary of key findings from LinkedIn’s Talent Solutions Report, you’ll learn what interviewing trends are hot among the 8,815 hiring managers and talent acquisition professionals surveyed. Here’s a spoiler:

Soft skills assessment, job auditions, casual settings and virtual reality assessments. You’ll want to read the full article!

Why Should We Hire You? – Best Answers

by Alison Doyle | The Balance

Have you ever wondered how to answer this question? There is a reason why employers ask this question. Doyle says that the interviewer really wants to know “What makes you the best fit for this position?” Follow the article’s advice and be ready for this interview question!


11 Online Branding Tips from Successful Entrepreneurs

by YEC | YouTern

Job search (and career success) requires using current marketing skills. These 11 ideas will help you build your personal brand and online visibility.

Should You Be Active On Multiple Social Media Platforms?

a conversation with Mark S. Babbitt

This is a question a lot of people ask, so I turned to my friend Mark S. Babbitt to get his take on whether or not job seekers should be active on multiple social media platforms. Go watch our conversation!


Did you get this important new data from LinkedIn?

by Wayne Breitbarth, Power Formula for LinkedIn Success | LinkedIn

LinkedIn now shows you the top keywords people used to find your LinkedIn profile. Getting found on LinkedIn is another thing you can influence by using the ‘right’ keywords. Learn what to do to improve your profile’s search results.

Skills & Endorsements Are Now Categorized

Donna Serdula, LinkedIn Makeover

Donna helps you keep up with all the latest LinkedIn changes, like the new way LinkedIn shows your skills and endorsements. There’s no article, just this image. But go check your profile and see if you have this new feature!


The Case, Science and Strategy Behind Being Active on LinkedIn

by Virginia Franco, Virginia Franco Resumes | LinkedIn

Here are stats from Franco’s article:

  • posting once a day helps you reach 60% of your followers on LinkedIn
  • job seekers who updated weekly were 10X more likely to be contacted by recruiters

Do I have your attention?

Have a great week!

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