When looking for a new job, you should deploy a variety of strategies. You know how to apply for jobs online, but there are additional ways to uncover jobs.

Summary Sunday Issue 508

In this week’s summary, I’ve rounded up articles to help you job search better. From these resources, I hope you will feel inspired to invest more effort in doing things that seem harder or a long shot. Here is what you’ll find:

  • The 4 ways hidden jobs exist
  • It’s taking longer to fill jobs
  • Top career coaches on LinkedIn
  • Resumes vs LinkedIn profile
  • 4 types of networking mindsets
  • The impact of flexibility
  • Top 100 remote job employers

A special shoutout to all these publications and talented authors and creators! I recommend you follow them yourself!


Hidden Job Market: 4 Ways It Exists | Lisa Rangel, Chameleon Resumes

Can you secure a hidden job? Here are 4 ways to do this. There is a hidden job market, no matter what some recruiters may say. I share this to help you understand you can get a new job in many ways besides just applying to jobs online. Do these things IN ADDITION to applying online to increase your job leads!

Hiring managers say ‘time to fill’ has slowed to 11 weeks | HR Drive

What took 7 weeks back in 2021, now takes 11 weeks. And hiring managers report they continue to hire, 50% for new roles and 40% to replace vacated positions.

The Top Career Coaches to Follow on LinkedIn in 2023 | Teal

The folks at Teal created this list of career coaches to follow based on their activity and quality of their profiles. Here is their list which includes these types of coaches:

  1. Resume Writing
  2. Guided Experience
  3. Self-Guided Experience
  4. LinkedIn & Branding

I was honored to be included on this list! Thank you!


Your Resume & LinkedIn Must Complement – Not Copy – One Another | VA Franco Resumes

Your LinkedIn profile and resume serve different purposes. Here are three ways they differ.


TIN #028 – How To Change Your Mind About Networking | The Introverted Networker

Greg Roche lays out 4 different types of networking mindsets. Sometimes we need to remind ourselves that there are different ways to approach networking. Some may be more comfortable for us and some may make it more comfortable for others.


Flexibility Is Key to Integrating Meaning and Work | MIT Sloane Management Review

Lynda Gratton outlines why flexibility isn’t just a productivity issue. It has deeper roots. Flexibility or a lack of flexibility creates stress in the workforce. Through a job seekers lens, this article may help you understand what to look for in your next job, after doing some self-reflection.

Top 100 Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2023 | FlexJobs

This isn’t just a list of top companies. It includes information about which career fields continue to see growth, growing remote job titles and remote trends from 2022.


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