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Don’t Let Your LinkedIn Profile be a Waste of Digital Space: 5 Tips for Improving Your Presence

When it comes to social media networks, LinkedIn is the place to be for expanding your contacts and discovering new opportunities. And with LinkedIn’s 430 million+ users, finding ways to stand out from the crowd is key.

How to Land Your Dream Job - 7 WinterWyman Experts Weigh-in

We asked our WinterWyman recruiters what advice they would give to people who are passionate about landing their dream jobs. Here’s what our experts had to say!

Five Tips for Staying Happy and Engaged with Your Job

At some point in their careers, many employees find even the greatest job a bit lackluster. As we get more competent in our roles, we run the risk of redundancy and complacency.  Here are five things we can do to avoid burn out while staying happy and engaged in our jobs. 

Eight Ways Programmers Can Stay Relevant

To stay competitive, remain attractive to employers and become experts in their field, programmers need to select and work on a few key growth areas. Here are eight ways to stay sharp while expanding your skills and marketability.

Holiday Party Dos and Don’ts

Everything you need to know to make a good impression at your next holiday work party.

Six Reasons to Continue Your Job Search During the Holidays

In the classic 1979 Oscar-winning film “Kramer vs. Kramer,” a determined Dustin Hoffman insists on getting an interview for a job he desperately needs – all while the company holiday party is taking place. While we’re not saying you should take such drastic action to interrupt some office downtime, we do believe you shouldn’t be deterred in your job hunt just because it’s the holiday season. Here are six reasons this is a great time to continue your search.

How Your Social Profile Can Help You Get a Job

In college, your social media community is mostly that – social. As you transition to your professional life, your social media presence needs to transition as well. It's not necessary to delete or hide your entire social media persona; employers want to see you are a person with hobbies and non-work related interests, too. Just use good judgment and be proactive about what you post, and you'll make a positive impression in an interviewer's mind even before you meet.

Searching for a job? Don't underestimate the power of a thank you note

You made a great first impression at your job interview. But, how do you leave lasting one, too? A thank you note! This small follow-up gesture can have a big effect on your job candidacy. But, the details can be confusing - when, how long, email, paper, both? I’ve crafted and reviewed hundreds of professional thank you notes and compiled a list of the details that matter most.

The Recruiters’ Advice for New Year’s Resolutions 2014

According to published reports, the most popular New Year’s resolutions are losing weight, paying off debt, saving money and getting a better job. With the economic uncertainty that plagued the past few years, many people might not think that finding new employment should be a 2014 priority. However, no matter the market conditions, there are always companies looking to hire talented professionals, and those people who are prepared will be in the best position to take advantage of new career opportunities as they are uncovered. Here are some insider tips from top WinterWyman recruiters on finding the employment you want in the New Year:

Breaking the Barriers to Networking

Networking is a lot like exercise.  We know it’s good for us, but we have so many excuses not to do it.  “I’m not good at it.”  “I’m not motivated.”  “It’s intimidating.”  “I don’t have time.”  But like exercise, networking can reap significant benefits.   In fact, experts estimate more than 60% of job seekers find a new position through networking, and most hiring managers fill open posts at their organizations the same way.  

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