Job Search

Smart ways to address gaps in employment

December 10, 2018 Stephanie Anderson

Last week LinkUp partnered with Dress for Success to host a “Day of Success” that included resume reviews, mock interviews, headshots, and a professional panel presentation. One important question that came up was how to best address a break in …

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 …

Will the Equifax security breach cost you a job?

September 13, 2017 Molly Moseley

An estimated 143 million Americans may have had their Social Security numbers stolen in the recent Equifax data breach. That’s roughly half of the adults in the United States. Your name and Social are only the tip of the iceberg. Criminals may have your …