Dawn Edmiston & Phil Heavlin

Episode 66: Dec. 20, 2016

Finding Your Dream Job in 2017

The beginning of a new year is the time many professionals decide to take the plunge and change jobs. According to monster.com, December, January, and February are excellent months to apply for, and secure, a new position. If you’re considering an employment change in the coming new year, our guests today will help you make all the right moves. Dawn Edmiston is a clinical associate professor of marketing, and Phil Heavilin is the Executive Director of the Graduate Career Management Center at the William & Mary Raymond A. Mason School of Business, and they join us today to discuss how you can find the job of your dreams in 2017.

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Show Notes
  • Why do people job search at the end of the year
  • What questions you should ask yourself before changing careers
  • What is the best way to apply for a job
  • What are different ways of networking
  • How to approach networking situations
  • The importance of updating a resume
  • How to customize a resume for a specific employer
  • How to write a professional summary
  • Why you should customize your LinkedIn profile
  • How has LinkedIn supplanted professional blogs
  • What other social media tools help with job searches and networking
  • How long should a job search take

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