Summary Sunday: Stay At the Top of Your Game

If you’ve had your head out of the sand (focusing on your job, your company and your industry), then it’s probably time to take notice of all the changes that have been going on around you. Now is the perfect time to start taking a proactive approach to managing your career and job search! You want to stay at the top of your game, don’t you? 

From mastering your pitch, to preparing for an interview, you’ll want to brush up on your communication skills. But don’t stop there. Embrace networking and social media to help you meet new people. And finally, embrace life-long-learning to keep your skills fresh and learn about new trends!

INTERVIEWING

This Is How You Prepare to Nail the Interview for Your Dream Job

by John Boitnott | Entrepreneur

These are 4 things you need to pay attention to when interviewing for a new job. When you understand what the hiring company really wants, you’ll do a much better job interviewing.

15 Common Job Interview Questions and How to Best Answer Them

by Meg Guiseppi | Executive Career Brand

There are some questions you just have to prepare for! Brush up on your answers to these 15.

 A Simple Formula for Answering “Tell Me About Yourself”

by Kathryn Minshew | The Muse

Most people aren’t sure how to answer this question. Follow this super simple formula and master your pitch!

CAREER

These 50 Private Companies Are Transforming The Economy And Changing The Industry, 2018

by Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj | CEO World

Reading about changes and innovations from companies (even those in different industries), helps you stay current. Will any of these impact your job in the future? Only time will tell.

More Individuals Are Choosing Freelancing in Semi-Retirement

by Sharlyn Lauby | The Unretirement Project

If you are closing in on your late 50’s, you may be dreaming of what retirement could look like. Or, you may not feel ready to retire at all. This article is a great read about alternatives to what we used to call retirement.

JOB SEARCH

4 Things Every Job Seeker Worries About (And What To Do About Them)

by Don Raskin | FastCompany

Yes, we have fears- but don’t let those get in your way! Here’s how to dismiss that voice in your head.

Social Media Job Search: The Job Hunting Equalizer [Infographic]

on YouTern

Yet more information about how employers use social media to source and vet candidates. If you haven’t embraced it by now…it’s time.

NETWORKING

Adam Grant on How Your Network Grows Best

by David Burkus | David Burkus.com

Watch this interview and learn how master networkers do it!

MENTIONS

6 Ways Career Coaches are Adding Value with Jobscan

by Jon Shields | Jobscan.co

Every once in awhile, a product/service comes along that I have to support! Jobscan has been that product/service recently! Even if you aren’t a career coach, this article sheds light on how you can benefit from using Jobscan!

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