Quite frankly, the quality of LinkedIn profiles for people 25 years old and younger is underwhelming. What gives? Apparently everyone forgot to read Makenzie Marineau’s article in the Winter 2011 issue of brass.
Making beautiful your profession.
The U.S. job outlook is grim and has been for a while, but we’re all just doing our best to trudge on. Much of America is in “take what you can get” mode, so mass applying inevitably ensues. The problem with this is you end up searching for the job rather than the companies you want to work for. This is obvious, you might say–after all, you want to do a specific kind of work so that’s what you’re applying for–but where you undergo that work is almost as important as the work itself.
Youth unemployment is on the rise. It's time to fight back.
I came across some recent links that I thought I'd share. They discuss the psychological aspects behind the interview process. The first, from mashable.com, gets you "Inside the Recruiter's Head" by listing a series of possible interview questions, the motives behind the interviewer asking them, and what you can do to make a better impression or ruin your chances.