Careercloud Newsletter - April 26th, 2021



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Here's your weekly update from Careercloud. ​ ​New on Careercloud.com​ Here are a few of the recent articles from Careercloud! ​ ​LinkedIn Review In this LinkedIn review, we’re going to drill down into how to best use LinkedIn, whether you’re an employer or a job seeker. In today’s social media-driven world, LinkedIn is a must, whether you’re an employer looking for promising candidates, or an employee, contractor, or freelancer looking for new employment and income opportunities.


This review will give you a good idea of all that LinkedIn offers. If you find that LinkedIn isn’t a good fit for you, we recommend trying ZipRecruiter. ZipRecruiter is free for jobseekers and there is free for employers to get started.

​ ​The Best Recruitment Software of 2021 Recruiting and hiring new staff can be complicated, but recruitment software helps streamline and automate many tasks. Using software can help you keep tabs on every aspect of recruitment while still focusing on more important tasks. Below is our list of the best recruitment software, the benefits of using this type of software, and how to know if it’s right for you.

​ ​The Best Job Search Sites in 2021 In many respects, the internet has made job hunting more complicated, however, the best job search sites cut through the clutter, save you time, and get you the right job. Where do you look and how do you sift through the thousands of available jobs to find that needle in the haystack? We’ve put together this guide to answer these questions and more, so you can find the perfect job — and job site — for you. ​ ​New on Careercloud Radio​ ​The Careercloud Radio podcast has featured some amazing guests! ​ ​Why You Should Hire A Copywriter with Nicki Krawczyk Nicki Krawczyk is the founder of Filthy Rich Writer and she has been a copywriter for over 15 years. Some of her noteworthy clients include TripAdvisor, Marshalls, Hasbro, Keurig, adidas, and Harlequin Romance novels.


Filthy Rich Writer is an online resource for new and aspiring copywriters. Nicki and her team are dedicated to providing tips and training to help others create the careers of their dreams.

​ ​Lessons in Entrepreneurship With Sean Castrina Sean is an entrepreneur who previously held a self-described dream job, but was unexpectedly let go. It was then that he arrived at the conclusion that he didn’t want his fate to be in control of anyone but himself. He ended up starting so many businesses that you could call him a serial entrepreneur - a term you may have heard before. These businesses (many of them successful) ended up to be a starting point for Sean’s coaching, speaking, and writing career talking about, you guessed it, entrepreneurship.


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Best SPHR Prep Courses

Obtaining the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) credential demonstrates your skill in HR management and sets you up for more lucrative job opportunities. It’s a challenging exam, and passing it requires extensive study. A SPHR exam prep course is the best way to prepare. It guides you through all the key topics in an organized way and reinforces the material with practice questions and tests. There are many programs out there, so to simplify the search, we put together this guide to the best SPHR prep courses.


'Why do I feel pressure to be an entrepreneur?'

You might know someone who's decided to start a lockdown "side hustle".

But it's not for everyone, hustle culture refers to an idea that working a normal job isn't enough and that you should always be doing more to achieve your goals. That sort of pressure can come from family and friends, or from wider society.

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​ Talk soon! The Careercloud Team