Job seeker blog

The juggle is real for working parents and child care

November 8, 2018 Stephanie Anderson

Families with two parents working outside the home are common today. In fact, among married-couple families with children, 61.9 percent have both parents employed, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. My household is one of them. With both my spouse …

Should you resign or wait to be fired?

September 27, 2018 Stephanie Anderson

All week there has been talk of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, will he resign or be fired? Political pundits are taking guesses and discussing outcomes. Rosenstein is in charge of the Russia investigation and has been the center of …

Scam alert: copycat job websites

July 26, 2018 Stephanie Anderson

Scams are everywhere, fake IRS phone calls, smishing (otherwise known as SMS or text phishing), that Nigerian prince who keeps emailing you. Job sites are no different. Right now at LinkUp we’re dealing with a problem: Our web address: www.linkup.com A …

Is AI good or bad for job search?

June 13, 2018 Stephanie Anderson

Job searching is a job in itself. It takes time, patience, focus and strategy. Now that artificial intelligence (AI) is part of the job search process, it takes being a bit tech savvy, too. The benefits of AI for hiring …

Are you an annoying job seeker?

May 16, 2018 Stephanie Anderson

If you’re a job hunter, you’ve probably heard countless times the importance of taking initiative and networking regularly. The problem is, what is effective networking is highly situational and often open to interpretation. Taking initiative could mean getting noticed at …

College graduation is quickly approaching and you’ve started to turn your attention to the next chapter of life: starting a career. You’ve taken the first step — receiving a solid education — but you definitely need to keep climbing. Finding a job is a job …