• The Dos and Don'ts of Your LinkedIn Profile
    Career

    The Dos And Don’ts Of Your LinkedIn Profile

    LinkedIn has become one of the biggest ways to find and vet job candidates. In fact, over 90% of recruiters rely on LinkedIn, according to data from the Society of Human Resource Management. Is your LinkedIn profile ready for your job search? Find out if you’re on the right track with these tips; what you should do and what you need to change. Do: Put the time in to fill out the Profile The more information that’s in your profile, the more changes recruiters will find your profile and the less likely you’ll come off as lazy. This also includes updating on the regular. Supporting data proves that including certain information will…

  • Beginner's Guide to Narrowing Down Your Career Path
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    Beginner’s Guide to Narrowing Down Your Career Path

    Once you are done with your studies (4-year university, bootcamp or otherwise), there are many challenges that you will have to face. The most difficult one is to find and know your career. Most of the people even after getting a proper education are confused about the career path that they should select. If they will not make a decision quickly there are chances that most of the options will be gone. If you want to get started on your career planning, here are some of the important steps that you should follow. Know what you love to do You should start with looking for the things that you love…

  • Improve Your Productivity in One Day!
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    Improve Your Productivity in One Day!

    There comes a time in the office when you have to be more productive as compared to the other days, whether it is because of the increase in work load or you have to complete a major project in the limited time that you have. Do not worry because here we have a few tips that will help you to increase your productivity with little changes you can make in one day! Set Small Goals If you’re anything like me, even with technology and lists like Trello, I like to write things down on a to do list for things I need to accomplish in different intervals: Within the next…

  • Free Wordpress Plugins You Need for Your Blog
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    Free WordPress Plugins You Need for Your Blog

    If you have a WordPress blog, you know that prioritizing your visitors’ experience is important! Lipstick and Tech is here to make sure that you have the best WordPress plugins without searching for ages through the store. Here are the plugins that are not only incredibly popular, but without a doubt, are the must-haves for your blog or business website! Akismet Akismet stops almost all spam, and when paired with having to approve your comments, can really clean up your comment section on your blog! What I think was great is to give administrators the option to silently discard the worst spam or to give you a few days to evaluate…

  • Must-Have Tech for Remote Workers
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    Must-Have Tech for Remote Workers

    Many of you who know me now that I am a remote worker and an avid tech person! But what I have not shared are the gadgets that I’ve sworn by that make my experience working from home make me not miss working from an office! If you’re looking for gadgets for your work home experience or just looking to treat your favorite digital nomad, these are the must-haves! Speakers The best advantage of working from home is that often your music (whether you play loud or not) will not bother your neighbors and you can change based on your focus levels! If you like to blast speakers, I am…

  • Student Job Search
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    How to Job Search While Employed or In School

    We all want to find a dream job, but job searching is one of those things that can eat up a lot of our time. If you are anything like me, you had to job hunt while still employed or at school.  So, how can you start job searching no matter if you are already working or if you have no experience? Understand your skills and apply for jobs that require them It’s important to know your strengths when you want to find a job. Be more strategic about job hunting; you don’t want to apply for any job just to get an income. You want to create a career,…

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