Candid Career Convos

Jessica Richardson & Andy Bowden

Candid discussions on today's career and job search topics from an executive coach / brand consultant and a long-time business professional / hiring manager. Co-Hosts: Jessica Richardson and Andy Bowden read less
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Episodes

Stop Skunking Your Job Search with a Spray and Pray Approach
Mar 15 2022
Stop Skunking Your Job Search with a Spray and Pray Approach
Liz Everett joins us to discuss why the "Spray and Pray" application method may be hurting your job search - and what you should do instead. This episode contains some great insights and inside info on what hiring professionals see when you submit your resume.Highlights:What happens when you apply to many different roles at the same company?What do recruiters and hiring professionals look for when reviewing a resume?Should you apply to more than one job within the same company?How does a company use its applicant tracking system (ATS) to manage candidates?What do hiring professionals look for when reviewing applications or sourcing through LinkedIn?Should you apply through platforms like Easy Apply and job boards, or directly with the company?-----------------------------Liz Everett (https://www.linkedin.com/in/liz-orea-everett-cpc-54431843/) recently joined Khoros, a global customer engagement software provider, as their Talent Acquisition Manager. In her previous role as the Director of Talent Acquisition for HR software solutions provider GoCo, she delivered recruitment, team building, and people operations expertise that equipped the organization for rapid growth. Prior to GoCo, Liz was a Senior Recruiting Director for Murray Resources, an award-winning Houston staffing firm. -----------------------------If you have comments, questions, or ideas, we'd love to connect with you!Andy Bowden: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andybowdenz1/Jessica Richardson: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jnjrichardson/C3 Candid Career Convos
Liven Up Your LinkedIn Presence with Your Own Brand - Tips from the Experts
Feb 22 2022
Liven Up Your LinkedIn Presence with Your Own Brand - Tips from the Experts
Kamara Toffolo and Anthony Jones join us this week for a discussion on how to liven up your LinkedIn profile!Highlights:How is a LinkedIn profile different from a resume?What does it mean to "build your brand" on LinkedIn?What profile sections give you the most ROI on LinkedIn?How can you use your profile to build a network and engagewith your community?How can you use LinkedIn to support your side gig or build a business?What are the biggest don'ts or red flags on LinkedIn?Even if you're not looking for a job, how can you use LinkedIn to establishthought leadership?--------------------------------------------Kamara Toffolo (kamaratoffolo.com) is a LinkedIn consultant, resume writer, and job search strategist who’s been featured in media like Forbes, Business Insider, Inc., and The Muse. Her corporate background in financial services and technology provides her with the unique ability to help professionals sell their value to businesses of all size. Kamara was recognized as a LinkedIn Top Voice in 2020 and named by Jobscan as the #1 Job Search Expert to Follow on LinkedIn in 2019.Anthony Jones (linkedinonepercentclub.com) spent 19 years leading digital marketing strategy for the iconic Duck’s Unlimited brand through record gains in online supporters, memberships, and revenue. In 2021, he launched the LinkedIn One Percent Club in 2021 to help leaders transform their profiles into powerful personal brands. Anthony is a regular speaker and presenter on personal brand development and social engagement.