Find Your Dream Job: Insider Tips for Finding Work, Advancing your Career, and Loving Your Job
About This Show
This weekly podcast is a lively and engaging discussion about all things career management. Every week, we’ll share insider secrets and job search tips on how to get a great position and have a purposeful career.
Whether you are looking for your first job, or just searching for a better job, this podcast provides you with insider perspective on the best way to get where you want to be.
Most Recent Episode
Ep. 088: How to Sync LinkedIn and Your Resume, with Ed Han
3 days ago
As a job seeker, you need both a resume and a LinkedIn profile. These two documents shouldn’t be mirror images of each other. Each has their own particular purpose and, together, they function as a complimentary review of your work history.Your LinkedIn profile is a broad overview of what your professional value proposition is. Your resume should be customized around particular job opportunity. It’s important to use keywords from the job posting in your resume so when the hiring manager knows you are familiar with the language and the culture of the opportunity. Our guest expert this week is recruiter and career coach,
Ed Han. Ed says you need to be consistent when talking about yourself online and in your resume, but that you need to customize each piece. Here are two areas where your resume and LinkedIn profiles should differ: Keywords: On LinkedIn, you should use industry-specific keywords. (What search terms would an average recruiter or hiring manager be searching for when they’re looking for someone with your skills. In your resume, mimic the keywords and language found in the job description. (The terms that are most likely to get you past the company’s applicant tracking system.) Accomplishments: In LinkedIn, you should list your biggest accomplishments in the summary section or headline, as these are the most commonly read parts of your profile. On your resume, each accomplishment should be associated with the relevant job. Ed also recommends having a master resume with a complete inventory of your work, educational experience, and accomplishments. It makes customizing a resume for a specific opportunity easier, and you can see all of your amazing accomplishments at a glance. This Week’s Guest: Ed Han Ed Han is a recruiter with a passion for networking and helping people put their professional best foot forward, especia