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How to Develop Successful Job Search Strategies
May 16 @ 9:45am - 11:45am
Having a plan with multiple job search methods will help you find positions faster if you are currently in career transition. Preparation is key. Lynne Williams will share some key strategies, tactics, and career resources to help you reach your goal, focusing on a few essential strategies in depth – keywords, ATS, LinkedIn database, Word Clouds, and portfolio presentation. If you are currently employed, it’s always better to be proactive than reactive, so engage in career management so you are always prepared.
By attending this session, you will learn:
- Some key job search strategies, tactics, and career resources
- How to research your best keywords for both your resume and LinkedIn
- How to take your base resume and customize to match keywords in a job description before applying through the ATS
- How to prepare a portfolio presentation to differentiate yourself from others at a job interview
Lynne M. Williams’ Bio
Lynne M. Williams, Ed.D. Candidate is the Executive Director of the Philadelphia Area Great Careers Group, an all-volunteer 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides career education and networking connections for: 1) jobseekers in career transition, including veterans and 2) employed and self-employed for career management. In addition, Lynne is also the owner of Around the Clock Executive Helper, a writer of resumes and LinkedIn profiles. Lynne presents unique research-based workshops on LinkedIn, resumes, the Applicant Tracking System, the Art of Networking In Person & Online, and other career-related, social media, and technology topics. She is currently working on writing her doctoral dissertation and is a contributing author to Find Your Fit: A Practical Guide to Landing the Job You Love along with the late Dick Bolles, the author of What Color is Your Parachute?. In addition, she writes a weekly career column in Vista.Today Montco.Today and Delco.Today and other publications with LinkedIn tips and more. Connect with her on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/lynnewilliams with a personalized message and visit the Philadelphia Area Great Careers Group website at https://greatcareersphl.org.