LinkedIn: Introducing New Tools to Help You Prep for Your Next Interview

LinkedIn: Introducing New Tools to Help You Prep for Your Next Interview. “At LinkedIn, we’ve found that 54 percent of jobseekers say the interview phase is ‘moderately to extremely challenging’ due to two reasons: uncertainty and lack of confidence. That’s why we’re starting to roll out a new suite of tools to help you prepare more effectively, so you’re ready to crush your next interview.”

MakeUseOf: 5 Free Resume Makers to Make Your CV Stand Out in a Job Hunt

MakeUseOf: 5 Free Resume Makers to Make Your CV Stand Out in a Job Hunt. “The purpose of a CV is to stand out from the crowd. A job recruiter is going through thousands of applications at a time, so it’s natural for them to only glance at your CV before shortlisting it. This is why it’s important to rely on resume tools to get your CV read.”

Military Times: LinkedIn expands its free program for military spouses — adding Coast Guard, caregivers, families of the fallen

Military Times: LinkedIn expands its free program for military spouses — adding Coast Guard, caregivers, families of the fallen. “LinkedIn, the social media network for professionals, is bringing Coast Guard spouses, families of the fallen and caregivers for veterans into the pool of those eligible for free access to its Premium program.”

MakeUseOf: The 10 Best Job Search Websites

MakeUseOf: The 10 Best Job Search Websites. “There’s one thing every job seeker can do to improve their chances of landing a job—use multiple resources in their job hunting efforts. This means posting your resume online and using social networks. However, the core of your efforts should be focused on job search websites that bring all of the world’s jobs to your desktop. To help you begin or continue your hunt for a new position or career, these are the best job search websites.”

Google Blog: A new way to find work-from-home (or wherever) opportunities

Google Blog: A new way to find work-from-home (or wherever) opportunities. “Whether you’re a parent needing more flexibility or someone looking for the freedom to work wherever you’d like, a work from home job might meet your lifestyle needs. Many people already use Search to find work-from-home roles, and today we’re announcing an improved experience within job search in the U.S. to connect people with quality remote jobs.”

Spotted on Reddit: A Database of Companies that Use Remote Workers

Spotted on Reddit: a database of companies that use remote workers. I can’t find too much of an “about” section with this one, but it does seem to have a substantial number of companies and an excellent number of filters for sorting them (not only the type of company, but whether they offer health insurance, profit sharing, whether the teams are large or small, etc.)

Route Fifty: Artificial Intelligence Now Helps People Find Jobs

Route Fifty: Artificial Intelligence Now Helps People Find Jobs. “When people talk about artificial intelligence and the future of work, the central discussion is often how many jobs intelligent machines will eliminate. That was, in fact, the main thrust of conversation at the World Economic Forum in Davos this year. The young founders of the startup BLOC—all of whom are in college or recently entered this brave new workforce—are flipping that narrative to harness AI to help people secure jobs and tackle unemployment.”