Category: Tips For Talent

Summary Sunday: The Future of Job Search


The future of job search is about keywords but it is also about soft skills. As a job seeker, you have to understand how and when to use both! The recruiting process is becoming more automated. This requires you understand how recruiters and hiring managers are using technology. But it isn’t just tech. Today, your soft skills are being evaluated too.

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2018 SMA Annual Spring Conference


The Future is Now: (hu)Man Vs. (ro)Bot  - A Powerful Team for the Future of HR What if you could walk away from a day-long conference and be more energized about your career, have a clearer direction for you and your recruiting team, and understand how to partner Artificial Intelligence with Emotional Intelligence? Would you be interested? This year,

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The Career Branding Summit


Today, more than ever, your online presence is critical if you want to land your next dream job. 93% of recruiters admit using Google and Social Media when scanning candidates, which means your next invitation for a job interview depends on how your online presence aligns with your resume and cover letter. My friend and Career Branding Expert Niels

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How Google’s AI-Powered Job Search Will Impact Companies And Job Seekers


Article previously featured at Forbes. In mid-June, Google announced the implementation of an AI-powered search function aimed at connecting job seekers with jobs by sorting through posted recruitment information. The system allows users to search for basic phrases, such as "jobs near me," or perform searches for industry-specific keywords. The search

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Salesforce & Mobify: The Real-life Talent Experience


Previously featured in the Huffington Post. In 2016, I spoke with two dynamic innovation leaders, Peter McLachlan, Chief Product Officer from Mobify and Simon Weaver, VP Engineering at Salesforce. Both conversations summed up for me the real-life candidate and talent experience in today's breakthrough companies.   Peter McLachlan, Chief

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Why You Need a Coach The First 90-Days in a New Job


  It’s been established by many experts that the first 90-days in a new job are critical. Once a reputation is established, it tends to be self-perpetuating. First impressions are everything, and during that first 90-days you set the tone for the rest of your tenure at a company. You want to get it right from the beginning. It’s essential

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Why Connectors Thrive at Work


  People who are good connectors thrive in our hyper connected relationship and information driven world. It's a unique ability defined as "connectional intelligence." People with strong connectional intelligence share their resources and knowledge. They understand how to tap into the resources available to them. Simply put, they are connectors.

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Why Strategic Thinkers Succeed


  There’s a lot of discussion in companies and among recruiters about the constantly evolving skills gap. A recent research report from Bloomberg News pointed out, there’s a major skills gap when it comes to essential abilities employees need to possess to succeed in a global dynamic workforce. The survey of over 1000 recruiters revealed that

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How to Thrive after a Layoff in The Digital Economy


Recent headlines signal the constant disruption that is now a normal part of daily life for many digital and technology workers. Nintendo's New Mobile Games Partner Hit With Layoffs: DeNA and Nintendo secured a deal celebrated by the industry and in the media but 10 days later it was announced the Vancouver studio would be closed and San Francisco

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5 Tips to Create a Great Resume (The Old School Kind)


With the explosion of video and infographic graphics, and other non-traditional resume formats, you may be asking, “Do I still need a plain 12pt font white paper resume? The short answer: Yes, you do (emphatically). While non-traditional formats are a hot button point of debate right now in the hiring world, these new emerging formats are still the

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3 Tips for Personal Transformation from Marshall Goldsmith


  A few weeks ago I reached out to author and top 50 thinker, Marshall Goldsmith, about his process for personal transformation and reaching goals. Having watched his Inc.com video. I was curious about the “32 questions” he asks himself each day. My email interactions with Marshall were brief—as he travelled around the world from Hydrabad

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