Over 60 job search experts' most popular job search articles from this past year.

The Top Job Search Articles of 2016
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Just like every year, I asked the top job search bloggers and experts for their most popular article of 2016 and here they are…

The list has no particular order.


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Top Job Bloggers' Most Popular Articles of 2016

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dorlee michaeli portrait Dorlee Michaeli: Online Job Fairs: How to Succeed (Even If It’s Your 1st Time)
mary elizabeth bradford portrait Mary Elizabeth Bradford: How Savvy C-Suite Executives Network

Social Media and Personal Branding

donna svei portrait Donna Svei: Job Seekers: New Tool to Double Your Visibility to LinkedIn Recruiter Users
meg guiseppi avatar Meg Guiseppi: Essential Checklist to Optimize LinkedIn For Executive Job Search
dana leavy-detrick portrait Dana Leavy-Detrick: Personal Websites For Job Seekers (And How To Create One)
mark dyson portrait Mark Dyson: How to Use Your Blog for Today’s Job Search
andrew rosen portrait Andrew Rosen: How to Write a Good LinkedIn Summary
jeremy schifeling portrait Jeremy Schifeling: The Only 4 Things On Linkedin That Matter
katrina collier portrait Katrina Collier: How To Personalise A LinkedIn App Connection Request
karalyn brown avatar Karalyn Brown: Instead of being noisy, could your personal brand be simply about being quiet?
jt o'donnell portrait J.T. O’Donnell: Why Recruiters CAN’T Find You On LinkedIn


marc miller portrait Marc Miller: Why Are You Not Being Found? Try Thinking Like a Recruiter
biron clark ortrait Biron Clark: How to Attract Recruiters on LinkedIn: 3 Quick Fixes and 3 Habits to Get Noticed
rick gillis portrait Rick Gillis: Damn it, recruiters, job seekers are people, too!
neil patrick portrait Neil Patrick: 12 ways to make a recruiter love or loathe you
jim stroud portrait Jim Stroud: How To Do a Background Check on Anyone

Resumes and CVs

lisa rangel avatar Lisa Rangel: 2017 Executive Resume Trends
adrienne tom portrait Adrienne Tom: The Key Ingredient to a Successful Executive Resume
heather rothbauer portrait Heather Rothbauer-Wanish: Five Ways Your Resume May be Making You Appear Old
Erin Kennedy Erin Kennedy: How to Craft an Eye-Catching Executive Resume Brand
will thomson portrait Will Thomson: 5 Things on You Should NEVER Say or Do on a Resume
mark babbitt portrait Mark Babbitt: 7 Critical Skills You’ve Left Off Your Resume (But Shouldn’t)
jacqui barrett-poindexter portrait Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter: Why Career Storytelling Is an Art

Job Applications

daisy wright portrait Daisy Wright: Are You Guilty of Unconscious Bias?
donna sweidan portrait Donna Sweidan: Focus on Career Trends: Bridging the Skills Gap Without Breaking the Bank
margaret buj portrait Margaret Buj: 4 Signs That A Company Is Not Right For You
jennifer gresham portrait Jennifer Gresham: 5 Strategies To Land Your Dream Job (Even If You Don’t Feel Qualified)
jessica merrell portrait Jessica Merrell: 3 Sample Email Templates Job Seekers Can Send to A Recruiter

Job Interviews

kirk baumann avatar Kirk Baumann: 21 Interview Tips to Help You Shine
jeff lipschultz avatar Jeff Lipschultz: The Secret to Job Interview Success
ibro palic portrait Ibro Palic: How to Answer: Why Are You Interested In this Position?

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General Job Search

debra wheatman portrait Debra Wheatman: The One Thing You Need to Change
gayle howard portrait Gayle Howard: Your job search success: Commitment is critical
hannah morgan avatar Hannah Morgan: 43 Best Job Search Websites 2016
johanna rothman portrait Johanna Rothman: Many More Than Five Tips to Combating Ageism in Hiring, Summary
patricia edwards portrait Patricia Edwards: Hired or Not? Emotional Intelligence can make the difference
mac prichard portrait Mac Prichard: Your Next Job Search Doesn’t Need to Be So Painful
brad waters portrait Brad Waters: 10 Ways to Uncover the Hidden Job Market
barb poole portrait Barb Poole: 12 Ways to Deal with Age Discrimination in Your Job Search
lindsey pollak portrait Lindsey Pollak: In 2017, Let’s Finally Stop Shaming Millennials And Do This Instead
susan joyce portrait Susan P. Joyce: Finding a Job Without a Job Board
career ladder portrait Adrian Tan: 10 Job Search Tools Every Jobseekers Need To Know About
brie weiler reynolds portrait Brie Weiler Reynolds: 20 Flexible Jobs That Let You Set Your Own Hours
Miriam Salpeter Miriam Salpeter: Tired of job hunting? Start a business instead!
jason alba portrait Jason Alba: Awesome Journey of a Job Seeker (Felix Feng)
barbara safani portrait Barbara Safani: How Volunteer Work Can Help You Land Your Next Job
jacob share avatar Jacob Share: 366 Job Search Tips for Every Day of 2016

Career Advice and Work Life

suzanne lucas avatar Suzanne Lucas: No, Megyn Kelly Should Not Have Worn That Dress
Janet Scarborough Civitelli portrait Janet Scarborough Civitelli: Great Bosses Do Exist!
anita bruzzese portrait Anita Bruzzese: How to Stop a Mooching Co-Worker
lavie margolin avatar Lavie Margolin: Soon By Home? Managing a Work-Faith Issue
alison green portrait Alison Green: my best employee quit on the spot because I wouldn’t let her go to her college graduation
wendy terwelp avatar Wendy Terwelp: Revealing Your Personal Power in the Workplace
darcy eikenberg portrait Darcy Eikenberg: To Stay or To Leave Your Job? Four Secrets to Help You Decide
sharlyn lauby avatar Sharlyn Lauby: Should I Quit or Wait to Get Fired – Ask #HR Bartender
angela copeland portrait Angela Copeland: Is it possibly to double your salary?
jenny-foss-avatar Jenny Foss: 7 Ways to Get Out of a Job / Career You Hate (When You’re Feeling Totally Stuck)
marty nemko portrait Marty Nemko: Just Choose a Career Already!
alexandra levit portrait Alexandra Levit: New Job Preparedness Study Emphasizes the Importance of Integrity and Adaptability
julie walraven avatar Julie Walraven: What Limitations Are You Putting On Your Success?
Penelope Trunk Penelope Trunk: Open letter to the guy who refuses to be the sole breadwinner
dorothy tanahill-moran avatar Dorothy Tannahill-Moran: How Do I Avoid Making Another Bad Job Choice?
joey trebif portrait Joey Trebif: 7 Steps to Achieving Your Career Goals
nissar ahamed portrait Nissar Ahamed: 5 Career Lessons to Learn from Batman
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This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Nissar Ahamed

    Hey Jacob, thanks for including one of my posts in this year’s roundup.
    I am humbled to be listed among other Career Professionals. Thanks!!
    And great job on the compilation. Keep up the good work on your blog – it’s a great resource!

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