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Michael Gardon

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Careercloud Newsletter - May 31st, 2021

Hi there!

Here's your weekly update from Careercloud. New on Here are a few of the recent articles from Careercloud! How To Create A Great Career Page (With Examples) There are hundreds of job boards online to advertise job openings, but you also need to create a great career page to get noticed. The reality of the American job market is that 70% of the workforce are passive individuals not actively looking for a new job. Having a stellar recruiting resource in-house on your website can help attract top talent to fill your company’s open roles.

A career page is crucial for hiring, but it’s also crucial to distribute your job postings. ZipRecruiter distributes job postings to 100+ job boards and employers can get started for free.

Posting a Job On Indeed: Best Practices for Visibility You’re about to post an open position on the job boards, but you’re not sure about Indeed’s best practices for visibility. Don’t worry - we’ll show you how to get the maximum number of eyes on your listing. That way, you can fill the role fast and move on to the next item on your ever-growing to-do list.

This article will focus on the best visibility practices for posting a job on Indeed. If you are looking for additional places to post job openings, we would recommend posting on ZipRecruiter. 4 out of 5 employers who post a job on ZipRecruiter get a quality candidate within the first day.

You know that hiring the right people helps your company succeed, so you’re always on the hunt for recruitment strategies to attract top talent. Don’t worry - we’ve got you covered. If you implement the methods below, you’ll be onboarding your ideal employees before you know it.

If you are ready to start recruiting talent now, we recommend checking out ZipRecruiter. ZipRecruiter has a resume database that allows you to search for employees that would be a great fit. You can get started with ZipRecruiter for free! New on Careercloud Radio ​The Careercloud Radio podcast has featured some amazing guests! The Key Skills You Need To Rise In A Company With Jim Butman In this episode, Mike Gardon chats with Jim Butman, President and Chief Executive Officer at TDS Telecom. Jim has been with TDS Telecom since 1985. During his tenure with TDS Telecom, Jim has held numerous leadership positions including Chief Operating Officer and Group President of Marketing, Sales & Customer Operations. He also served as president of TDS Metrocom, which became a $250 million business under Jim’s leadership. Jim earned a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire.

Modernizing Your Resume and Mastering Your LinkedIn Profile with Lynne Willams Lynne Williams is a resume and LinkedIn extraordinaire. If you’re looking to make a superfluous LinkedIn profile, just use Lynne’s as a template. She helps with resumes, too, specifically how to tailor your resume for a specific position, and get past the ATS, which more and more companies are starting to use.

In this episode, Lynne dives into her niche and walks you through specific steps (with examples) that you can and should take for both your resume and LinkedIn profile. If you could sum up this interview in one word, it would be “prepared.” Perhaps her most eye-opening piece of advice is shedding light on the fact that it is easier to get a job if you already have one, and exactly what you can do today, if you currently don’t have a job, but are seeking one.

From Around the Web

The Fundamentals of Engineering Exam is an exam given to recent graduates or students close to finishing their undergraduate studies in engineering. The FE Exam is a requirement to take the Professional Engineer (PE) Exam, which is the highest standard of competence in the industry. In this article, we will cover the ins and outs of how to study for the FE exam.

The UK's unemployment rate has risen to its highest level in five years. Some sectors have been hit harder than others and during the pandemic more than half the drop in the number of employees has been among the under-25s.

Kike Oniwinde and Brontë King run networking and support groups. Here they share their top tips on how to get a job.

Today’s email is sponsored by Hubstaff. Hubstaff reaches over 90,000 individuals monthly! On Hubstaff, you can post free job openings for full-time employees, temporary or contract roles or freelancers. Get started with Hubstaff today!

Want to give your resume a boost? Free online certifications are a great, affordable way to help get you noticed. What other topics would be helpful for you right now? Hit reply and let us know!

Talk soon! The Careercloud Team

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