The latest in job search strategies, resume tips, and more! Written by Lutherwood staff.
- Social Media Brand: What’s your Job Search Label
Web based tools like Google have given employers easily access to a range of results that may help them connect your name to different social media profiles. Therefore, it’s important to look at the security tools or privacy settings on your account to be mindful on what type of image you’re projecting to a prospective employer.Read More
- LinkedIn Success Tips
LinkedIn is a social media platform geared towards professional networking and connection. LinkedIn can be a valuable tool in your job search, regardless of the type of work you are looking for. Here are some tips for getting your profile noticed by the right people!Read More
- Mental Health and Employment
Workplace stress can come in many forms, whether it is deadlines, production counts, piecework demands or workplace culture. However, if stress becomes too intense or is drawn out over a long period of time, it can seriously impact our overall mental and physical health.Read More
- Tips for Working From Home
While there are pros and cons to remote work, here are some ideas to increase your comfort level and productivity within this new reality. These tips can also create good habits for job searching and may even support jumping into a new job that much faster.Read More
- 10 Ways to Stay Motivated and Healthy During COVID
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruptions in all areas of our lives. From employment, to school, to community activities, routines have completely changed. Adjusting may require some creativity to stay motivated and healthy.Read More
- Top 5 COVID-19 Job Search Tips
This pandemic has likely changed a lot of things in our world, including the processes behind how employers will likely be engaging and continuing to engage in hiring practices.Read More
- What’s your Hook?
Employers can see hundreds of applications for any one position they have posted on their website. Therefore, it’s critical and essential to stand out from the crowd by ensuring that you’re using a cover letter targeted towards the specific needs of the employer to increase the chances of being called for an interview.Read More
- Ditch the Acronyms!
When you’re texting and messaging your contacts on social media sites it may be common practice to use short forms but these abbreviations in your resumes and cover letters can be part of why you’re not getting a message or invitation for an interview.Read More
- 6 New or Different Employer Expectations During COVID-19
COVID-19 is causing massive changes to the job market and how employers make decisions on choosing a candidate. Here are 6 changes to Employer Expectations.Read More
- Put your Template in the Trash
Employers often scan your resume and decide in under a minute whether you are a good fit. This could be before and/or after an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) has reviewed your resume in comparison to their needs. If you use a template, there could be reasons why your application isn’t being well reviewed by an ATS or the visual eyes of an employer.Read More