thevoiceofjobseekers's podcast
How to stand out to employers online is frequent question and subject. It's one of the hardest things to do on the Internet since there is so much noise competing to be heard. There are job seekers who want to be noticed but not sure how they can be heard. I bought Hanna Morgan back on the show to discuss the further.
 

You are more than welcome to join the discussion. Here are three ways you can:

– Call and leave a voicemail at 708-365-9822, or text your comments to the same number
– Go to TheVoiceofJobSeekers.com, press the “Send Voicemail” button on the right side of your screen and leave a message
– Send email feedback to mark@thevoiceofjobseekers.com

Direct download: thevoiceofjobseekers185.mp3
Category:Career Advice -- posted at: 2:02pm CDT

I was interview by James Parker of the Chicago Urban League this past Saturday, 4/14/2018. This was on WVON Saturday morning's program, "Let's Get to Work." 

Direct download: 14.mp3
Category:Career Advice -- posted at: 4:19pm CDT

LinkedIn is constantly changing their features and functionality to the point where new and old users lose sight of LinkedIn's value. Bob McIntosh is a purveyor of all things LinkedIn for job seekers. He is my guest as discuss what features are best for job seekers, and a couple of features not so much.
 

You are more than welcome to join the discussion. Here are three ways you can:

– Call and leave a voicemail at 708-365-9822, or text your comments to the same number
– Go to TheVoiceofJobSeekers.com, press the “Send Voicemail” button on the right side of your screen and leave a message
– Send email feedback to mark@thevoiceofjobseekers.com

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Direct download: thevoiceofjobseekers184.mp3
Category:Career Advice -- posted at: 6:50pm CDT

Join us for a short episode at TheVoiceofJobSeekers.com this week.  

You are more than welcome to join the discussion. Here are three ways you can:

– Call and leave a voicemail at 708-365-9822, or text your comments to the same number
– Go to TheVoiceofJobSeekers.com, press the “Send Voicemail” button on the right side of your screen and leave a message
– Send email feedback to mark@thevoiceofjobseekers.com

Direct download: thevoiceofjobseekers183.mp3
Category:Career Advice -- posted at: 5:05pm CDT

More job search tips for you in this episode. Although we had a goal to offer three job search tips each, there were more tips than we expected. Chris Fields, Janine Truitt, and I banter and expound offering as much value as possible. 
 
You are more than welcome to join the discussion. Here are three ways you can:
 
  1. Call and leave a voicemail at 708-365-9822, or text your comments to the same number
  2. Go to TheVoiceofJobSeekers.com, press the “Send Voicemail” button on the right side of your screen and leave a message
  3. Send email feedback to mark@thevoiceofjobseekers.com
Direct download: thevoiceofjobseekers182.mp3
Category:Career Advice -- posted at: 6:56pm CDT

If we are looking to advance our careers, reinvention is a must. It's not what you think it is if you're thinking makeover (although sometimes it is). Your reinvention efforts must fit and deliver what the employer's need. I talk about it in more detail with Anthony Quinones. 
 
What does reinvention mean for your career? 
 

Here are three ways you can let us know:

  • Call and leave a voicemail at 708-365-9822, or text your comments to the same number
  • Go to TheVoiceofJobSeekers.com, press the “Send Voicemail” button on the right side of your screen and leave a message
  • Send email feedback to mark@thevoiceofjobseekers.com

 

Go to TheVoiceofJobSeekers.com for complete show notes. 

Direct download: thevoiceofjobseekers181.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:02pm CDT

I decided to create an extensive resume advice show that offered many practical and actionable tactics and strategies. I invited Jessica Dillard back to the show to discuss personal branding aspects of resume writing and resume writing trends for 2018.

I will love it if you offer your struggles or tips for resume writing.

Here are three ways you can let us know:

  • Call and leave a voicemail at 708-365-9822, or text your comments to the same number
  • Go to TheVoiceofJobSeekers.com, press the “Send Voicemail” button on the right side of your screen and leave a message
  • Send email feedback to mark@thevoiceofjobseekers.com

For full show notes go to TheVoiceofJobSeekers.com!

Direct download: thevoiceofjobseekers180.mp3
Category:Career Advice -- posted at: 5:11pm CDT

Tis the season for layoffs. Well, the talk or the occurrences lately include AFLACAllscriptsAllstateAIGAnadarkoArris, and  AT&T. Not to mention every company that hired seasonal workers recently. This is why I am welcoming back to the show Tom Spiggle of Spiggle Law. 
 
 

I want to hear from you of how this layoff episode resonates with you. Here are places you can add to the conversation at large:

  • Call and leave a voicemail at 708-365-9822, or text your comments to the same number
  • Go to TheVoiceofJobSeekers.com, press the “Send Voicemail” button on the right side of your screen and leave a message
  • Send email feedback to mark@thevoiceofjobseekers.com

Go to TheVoiceofJobSeekers.com for the show notes. 

Direct download: thevoiceofjobseekers179.mp3
Category:Career Advice -- posted at: 12:17pm CDT

  • Thanks for joining us for the last show of the season. The next show will be on January 19, 2018. I want you to stick around for this show. Janine Truitt and Chris Fields are back to discuss Janine's recent article, "I Used To Love D&I: Why I’ve Fallen Out of Love With Diversity and Inclusion." I wanted to Janine to share her perspective as she has worked with several companies to help roll out their initiatives and why it doesn't shape into an effective program.
     

    We would love to hear from you in one of three ways: 

    1. Call and leave a voicemail at 708-365-9822, or text your comments to the same number
    2. Go to TheVoiceofJobSeekers.com, press the “Send Voicemail” button on the right side of your screen and leave a message
    3. Send email feedback to mark@thevoiceofjobseekers.com

Full show notes - TheVoiceofJobSeekers.com

Direct download: thevoiceofjobseekers178.mp3
Category:Career Advice -- posted at: 3:55pm CDT

You've heard me say before small organizations should be on your list of target companies to research and get hired by. One of the premiere nonprofit job boards to use is idealist.org and get job advice from idealistcareers.org. 

Join in on the conversation

  • Call and leave a voicemail at 708-365-9822, or text your comments to the same number
  • Go to TheVoiceofJobSeekers.com, press the “Send Voicemail” button on the right side of your screen and leave a message
  • Send email feedback to mark@thevoiceofjobseekers.com
Direct download: thevoiceofjobseekers176.mp3
Category:Career Advice -- posted at: 5:26pm CDT