The 10 Most Read Articles of 2019

Posted by Ashley Preuss

The two thousand tens are coming to an end, but before we ring in a new decade, let’s take ten – ten recaps on the most read articles from 2019. If you missed them the first time around, now is your chance to get up to speed and fine-tune your cyber security job search for the New Year.

10. Managing Your Digital Footprint in the Social Media Age

A professional online profile can be a great addition to your job search toolkit when utilized effectively. Make sure your profiles help you, not harm you on your journey to job search success.

9. Do You Waste Time in Your Job Search

Job search is often described as a full-time job in itself. So be sure to avoid these five strategies that add to the burden, from mindless networking to always writing a cover letter, and more.

8. Building the Relationship: Questions to Ask in Interviews

Interview preparation usually involves getting ready for questions you’ll likely be asked, but not many job seekers come with questions of their own. You’re interviewing the company too, so be ready with questions that help you determine if the job is the right fit.

7. How to Follow Up for Job Search Success

Many job seekers have a general idea of what follow-up looks like, but they don’t do it successfully. Consider these tips for following up when you initially apply, after a phone interview, and after an in-person interview to move the action forward.

6. How to Justify Volunteering in the Community to Your Employer

Engaging in your professional community is a great way to network, gain experiences, and develop your ever-expanding skill set. Show your employer there is a business case to be made for your professional activities outside of the office.

5. How to Ace Your Interviews

From your first interaction with a potential employer to your follow-up after an interview, you’re making impressions that affect hiring decisions. Read our list of the top 10 things you must do to ensure you excel in an interview.

4. It’s Okay to Say No: Declining a Job Offer

As a job seeker, you want a job, but not necessarily the one offered. Or you may have multiple to consider. Use these tips to help you decline with grace and professionalism when necessary.

3. How to Expand Your Network

An expanded industry network is crucial to job search and career success. Build your network and reconnect with past connections today, before you need them tomorrow.

2. Make It to the Finish Line with 3 Changes to Your Resume

Nobody wants their resume tossed aside or stuck in the infamous applicant tracking system black hole. Make sure you address these common resume pitfalls to ensure you’re part of the candidate review process, and not left jobless.

1. How to Negotiate Your Salary and Benefits

Money talks are often uncomfortable for many job seekers, but a little preparation can make a world of difference. Get your full value from a potential employer and negotiate the offer that makes sense for you.

This entry was posted on Monday, December 16, 2019 8:38 pm

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