Leadership coach, design executive, and founder of Happy Path Sally Carson. Sally shares her hiring insights and job search advice based on 20+ years in tech, including her time as a hiring manager and leader of design teams at LinkedIn and Cisco. We talk about:

Using a "jobs to be done" framework to craft your resume, portfolio, and other materials according to the needs and goals of your audience

Insights into how recruiters use LinkedIn search and filters to find qualified candidates (Sally's team worked on variety of features for finding talent)

Tips for optimizing your LinkedIn profile that go beyond the basics (like adding skills tags to your jobs so you come up in search)

One Weird (Smart) Trick for figuring out how to talk about the business impact of your work

How managing up *might* help you avoid a layoff

Why design and tech professionals need to learn AI now

Something about bras for dogs?


Episode transcript

Sally's website

Keep your job in 2024 by managing up

Adding business results to LinkedIn profile

Importance of adding skills to LinkedIn profile

The AI Dilemma - from the Center for Humane Technology (vimeo)

Free LinkedIn Learning AI course

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