Careercloud Newsletter - June 21st, 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! ​ ​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.


ZipRecruiter vs LinkedIn ZipRecruiter and LinkedIn are both excellent platforms for promoting job openings, searching for new employees, or finding work as an employee. If you are looking to hire new employees, you may be wondering which site is best to use. In this article, we share the key features of these two sites and help you find the best option for your hiring or job searching needs.


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. ​ ​New on Careercloud Radio​ ​The Careercloud Radio podcast has featured some amazing guests! ​ ​How To Execute On An Idea Outside Of Your Core Job With Rachel Neill In this episode, Michael Gardon chats with Rachel Neill. Rachel is an entrepreneur and co-founder of Carex Consulting Group, Shenanigan Kids (The Figgy), and Talent Bandit. She is passionate about the startup space, scaling companies, raising capital, and women in tech. In this episode, You'll learn Rachel’s background , the power of networking and how Rachel has networked into all the jobs she has had , how Rachel transitioned from Nordic to her own company , the importance of working with a recruiter that can advocate for you , top soft skills that companies are looking for , how Figgy was born and some background on Kickstarter and how to execute on an idea outside of your core job.


Dealing With Change In Your Career and The Workplace With Chrisa Boyce Chrisa Boyce is an Executive Coach at Handel Group, a renowned corporate consulting and life coaching company. Her experience building brands, working alongside executives from a variety of different sectors and managing large teams have helped Chrisa to serve as an executive coach at Handel where she leads workshops and corporate retreats and works privately with individuals and teams.


In this part 1 of this two-part episode, Chrisa talks about two words that describe many people’s careers: react and pivot, and how you should navigate accordingly. Adapting your career to the pandemic, dealing with diversity in the workplace, and coping with change are also highlights.


From Around the Web


How To Study For Any Test and Ace It

There are countless articles with advice to help you study better, and we’ve read most of them. Given the name of our site, we decided to make a resource of our own. By combing through what we think are the best articles to help you study better, we have come up with what we think is the ultimate resource to help you improve your study habits.


Amid High Unemployment Some Workers Look for New Careers

The economic upheaval sparked by the coronavirus pandemic has forced thousands of people of their jobs, and while some have gotten back to work others are starting again in new careers.

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​ Talk soon! The Careercloud Team