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“You know what I wish were more difficult? Job interviews.” — no one.  The year 2020 has turned our world completely upside down. In our efforts to control the spread of coronavirus, we’re reevaluating how we do everything from education …

There’s simply no way around it, navigating the job market in 2020 is…complicated. As the  coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold, we’re seeing low numbers of available jobs coupled with a massive influx of people newly unemployed. (In the week ending …

Veterans deserve more than just thanks

November 14, 2019 Stephanie Anderson

“Thank you for your service” is a simple statement to veterans showing appreciation for the freedoms we all enjoy because of their sacrifices. It’s probably something you’ve said yourself and with good intentions, but it might cause more awkwardness than …

AI in recruiting is pissing people off

June 26, 2019 Stephanie Anderson

There are many steps in the recruitment funnel and today technology is used in virtually every single one of them. From utilizing an applicant tracking system (ATS) to adopting artificial intelligence (AI) in interviews, this ain’t your grandmother’s job application …

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 …