Your informational interview with Career Allies is at the heart of seeking and finding important career information and contacts within the ABF Career Alliance. This interview, with an experienced professional in your field of interest, provides you with hard-to access, current, and relevant industry information from an “insider’s” point of view. When conducted with skill […]
Questions to Ask in Your Informational Interview PDF One of the biggest benefits of participating in the ABF Career Alliance is the opportunity to connect to successful professionals in your field of interest. Here are some questions that will help you get the most out of that interview. Your goal is to 1) gain a […]
What Every Resume Needs PDF by Robin Glenn Jones ABF Career Alliance Coordinator In Module 4 of LifeLaunch!, Resumes and Cover Letters, our resident career expert, Don Asher, identifies important information about how to structure your resume. As Don states, “The purpose of the resume is to get an interview.” In this module Don explains […]
The number one complaint we hear from job seekers when applying online is that they never get any response to their applications. The resume goes out and nothing ever comes back! It can be very disheartening to take the time and effort to apply for a job and have nothing to show for it–not even […]
This article, 8 Steps To Creating A Powerful LinkedIn Profile, is a brief guide to building an effective LinkedIn profile. One of the most important tips: make sure your Profile is 100% complete—LinkedIn says it will appear 40 more times in search results!
According to the December 2013 Business Insider, “a full 94% of recruiters today use social media in their recruitment efforts.” A fully-completed LinkedIn Profile is an essential tool for today’s job search, and a requirement for Job Seekers participating in the ABF Career Alliance. To assist you with creating an effective LinkedIn Profile and utilizing the […]