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Waiting to Hear Back after Applying for a Job

On average, it takes hiring managers one to two weeks to reach out to potential hires after receiving an application. Employers receive an onslaught of applications after publishing a job post. Depending on the position and location, they could have hundreds or thousands of resumes to sift through, even with Applicant Tracking Software (ATS). Continue reading Waiting to Hear Back after Applying for a Job

Good time to job search in spite of layoffs

One can’t help but be unsettled by announcements of major layoffs in January 2023: Google (12,000, 6% of workforce), Microsoft (10,000, 4-5% of workforce), and Amazon (18,000, 1-2% of workforce). But despite the wave of layoff announcements at major tech companies, it’s still a good time to get a job. Continue reading Good time to job search in spite of layoffs

Prepare For Your Job Interview Like A Rock Star

Successful musical artists build audience profiles to understand their fanbase and cater their music towards them. Knowing their fan demographic enables them to make better decisions about which social platforms to spend the most time on, how to best communicate with them, where to play more shows, and choose what songs go into an album. When fans feel connected to an artist, they are more likely to market an artist’s music to others, buy their merchandise, and drive concert ticket sales. Continue reading Prepare For Your Job Interview Like A Rock Star

Thinkers360’s Top 50 Global Thought Leaders & Influencers on Entrepreneurship

I am honored to be recognized in Thinkers360’s Top 50 Global Thought Leaders & Influencers on Entrepreneurship and to be among such notable colleagues.

LinkedIn Helps You Account for Employment Gaps

According to LinkedIn, “79% of hiring managers today would hire a candidate with a career gap on their resume.” However, do not interpret that to mean a prospective employer is not going to want to know why.  To give you an edge, LinkedIn has added a new feature that allows its members to address career gaps right on their LinkedIn profile. Here is how: Continue reading LinkedIn Helps You Account for Employment Gaps