Best Career Resources to Follow [2020]

Whether you’ve just landed your first job, or if you’re on your 10th year of employment it is always a good idea to stay up to date on the job search industry.
5/25/2020 8 min reading time Karin Lykke Nielsen @KarinLykke
Best Career Resources to Follow [2020]

Who do you turn to for job or career advice?

We want to give you an overview of some of the best people in the industry and so we gave ourselves the task of finding the best career resources to follow. We’ve compiled our list from who we follow personally and it includes both professional resume writers, career coaches, job boards, career sites, and job forums and blogs. 

And now, in a nice alphabetical order, here’s our list of the best career resources to follow: 

Best career resources to follow

Alison Doyle

Website: Career Expert - Alison Doyle

Twitter: @AlisonDoyle

Alison Doyle is the founder of Career Tool Belt where she gives you not only great career advice but also a whole range of tools you can use in your job search. Alison is also the job search expert for The Balance Careers, one of the biggest and most recognized job advice sites in the past 20 years.

With her many years of experience in human resources you will no doubt find her advice both well funded and very useful. Definitely worth a follow. 

Alison Green

Website: Ask a Manager

Twitter: @AskAManager

Alison Green answers all your questions regarding your manager, your colleagues, and everything in between that’s work related. With a background as Chief of Staff with responsibilites including hiring, firing, promoting, and managing she knows her business.

Her blog is stuffed with excellent advice on how to be a good employer, a good manager, and yes, also job search advice such as interview behavior. Here you’ll find answers to the questions you’re too afraid to ask your manager in person. And if the answer is not there, you can go ahead and ask it.  

Dan Clay

Website: Dan Clay - The Conscious Career

Twitter: @danclay

As a sales expert turned hiring process expert Dan Clay realized that the same principles that lead customers to a buy are the same principles that lead to a hiring manager choosing his or her candidate. His mission now is to help his customers sell themselves and stand out from the crowd of other applicants. Thus he started the Conscious Career blog and now helps job candidates fulfill their potential. 

His blog is filled with guides, strategies, and tons of great advice.

Delia Caluser

Website: Focus Recruitment

Twitter: @RoITFocus

Career coach Delia Caluser founded Focus Recruitment, one of the first recruitment agencies in Romania with a focus on the IT industry. Having been on both sides of the table - both as a job seeker and as a recruiter - her insights are unique. Her desire is to help job searchers approach their job search with the best possible strategy which her career coaching programs guide them through. 

Ed Han

Website: Job-Hunt

Twitter: @ed_han

In his own words, Ed Han is a Talent Acquisition Geek and a JobSeeker Ally. Ed works as a senior recruiter on a daily basis, and as contributor to the well known job search blog job-hunt.org, he makes sure to stay up to date on the current trends in the job search field. He has some great tweets about resumes, LinkedIn and job search tips that you definitely don’t want to miss. 

Georgene Huang

Website: Fairygodboss

Twitter: @fairygodboss

Georgene Huang is the co-founder of Fairygodboss, the largest career community for women and employer review site. Her goal is empowerment of women all over the globe so we can all become more successful together. Follow her and Fairygodboss to get insightful career advice, job reviews, and support from other women. 

On Fairygodboss their goal is to share knowledge with likeminded women so they are ready to take on the world.

Hannah Morgan

Website: Career Sherpa

Twitter: @careersherpa

Online visibility and personal branding are some of the most important aspects of the modern day job search according to Hannah Morgan aka. Career Sherpa. And with extensive experience within both Human Resources and Outplacement she’s seen her share of resumes. 

Hannah spends her Sundays helping you by curating all of the latest and best job search advice and articles from the past week into a newsletter.

Follow her for advice and articles to stay ahead of the curve when you’re searching for a new job. 

J.T. O'Donnell

Website: Work It Daily

Twitter: @jtodonnell

Created by Executive & Management Coach J.T. O'Donnell WorkItDaily is an online career community that gives you access to career coaches. It’s filled with lots of free resources that educates you in the ways of job search in the shape of masterclass trainings. J.T O'Donnell has more than 18 years of experience in career coaching so it's safe to say she's one of the most knowledgeable people around.

Follow her on Twitter to get actionable career and job search advice and stay ahead of the game. 

Lynda Spiegel

Website: Rising Stars Resumes

Twitter: @RisingStarRes

You can’t say resume writer without mentioning Lynda Spiegel. With more than 14 years as a global Human Resources executive you won’t find many better suited to give you the inside scoop on what’s going to impress your future boss or what to write in your Linkedin profile to attract the right recruiters. As if that’s not enough she also provides interview preparation services and job search advice.

Takeaways

In conclusion to our list above you can probably imagine that there’s a lot of noise within the career development world. Especially as our world continues to become more and more connected through the internet. 

For those of you who wish to continuously improve and advance in your career I can definitely vouch for the brilliant people listed here. We will review and add more names to the list when we come upon them but do feel free to reach out if we’re missing anyone. 

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