Have you been through a formal job application process recently? How has COVID changed your job hunting plans?
Job Hunting Advice
Hunting for a new job? This advice will help you along the way -- from networking to interviewing, even to changing careers.
Readers, let’s talk resumes — how LONG is your resume? Do you use a sidebar template or something else? What have you deleted from your resume (or condensed) to save space?
We’ve collected seven great tips on how best to use a recruiter, including some directly from Corporette readers. What advice would YOU share?
Here’s an interesting question for 2020: Does a link to your LinkedIn supersede your resume? What are the differences between LinkedIn and your resume?
It’s always a great time to talk about resume rules that you may not know about… Previously, readers talked about whether or not they apply to jobs when they don’t meet all the requirements (also see our imposter syndrome post), and a few years ago Kat answered a reader email about unusual ways to get your resume noticed. … Read More about 6 Resume Rules for 2021 That You May Not Know About
There’s a ton of advice in college and grad school about how to apply for jobs… but not all of that advice still works when you’ve been out 5-10 years. So what ARE the best job application tips for mid-levels? Come share yours…
Reader M had a question about post-interview anxiety, something I notice coming up in the comment threads a lot… I had a second round interview this week, and I’m waiting to hear back. The job is working in-house for a big company. Their legal team is spread throughout their offices, so my first interview was … Read More about Dealing with Anxiety (Post-Interview Or Otherwise)
If you type in the phrase “is LinkedIn still relevant” on Google, the autocomplete suggestions include “is LinkedIn still relevant 2015,” “is LinkedIn still relevant 2016,” and so on — and since the answer for 2018 is still yes, it’s worth knowing how to get the most out of your LinkedIn profile. The recommendations in … Read More about How to Get the Most Out of Your LinkedIn Profile
2020 Update: We’ve updated this advice for what to wear to law school, but you may want to check out our more recent roundup of the best blogs for women law students, or our law school resources for women. What clothes should you add to your wardrobe before you attend law school? Reader N has … Read More about What to Wear to Law School
Job-hunting is challenging enough when you have a typical full-time career — but how do you handle looking for a new position when you work long hours in a job that makes it hard to get away for networking and interviews? How DO you job search when you’re super busy? We’ve talked a lot about interviewing, job-hunting, … Read More about How to Job Search When You’re Super Busy
Have you changed your settings on LinkedIn before starting a job hunt? Have you ever made any mistakes that revealed more than you wanted to about your LinkedIn activity? How much do you actually use LinkedIn for networking and job searching?
Sure, we all know what basics professional women are supposed to have in their closets, but if you’re buying one for the first time or replacing one you’ve worn into the ground, it can be a pain to find exactly the right incarnation in stores. In “The Hunt,” we search the stores for a basic … Read More about The Hunt: Professional Tote Bags