Jon Lee

Jon Lee is a speaker, blogger, and career/business development consultant. He runs Uncover Your A Game. Jon writes and lectures about tactics, techniques, and mindsets for getting a job, becoming an A player, and entrepreneurship. He also gives corporate presentations and consults on creating a staff and culture of A players with companies of all sizes. Jon settled in San Diego after living in 17 cities from New York to Dallas over five years. He lives with his Pitbull/Terrier mutt, Raylan. To learn more about Jon, go to www.aplayerpodcast.com

Get Hired August 26, 2015
How to Create Content That Will Get You Hired

You've probably heard that, when it comes to the Internet, content is king. But what you probably didn't realize is that, by this same logic, creating content can be a major tool in your job search! What I'm talking about is producing original material related to the field in which you're trying to get a job and then using it to set yourself apart from the job-seeking competition. You...

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Get Hired August 4, 2015
Top 5 Resume Skills You Can Learn for Free — While Job Hunting!

One thing I tell every job seeker I work with is that you have to use your job search time productively. You have to find ways to proactively add skills to your resume while you're on the hunt for a new role. I don't mean to say that you need to go back to school or take online classes at one of those colleges that aren't really colleges (University of Phoenix, anyone?). Rather, what I...

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Get Hired July 24, 2015
What to Do When Your Job Search Feels Hopeless

I've written a lot in the past about the tactics and techniques people can use when searching for a job, but today, I want to take a slightly different approach. I want to look at what I like to call the "inner game" aspect of job searching. What Is the Inner Game of Job Searching? When I talk about the inner game, I'm not referring to any specific technique for finding a new job....

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Inside Recruiting July 15, 2015
3 Unusual Tips For Hiring Your First Employee That I Wish I Had Known

Your good buddy Jon Lee here, back from a very relaxing vacation in Turks and Caicos (you've gotta go if you can, -- it's gorgeous) to talk to you about a very common, but very vexing problem for new businesses: hiring your first employee. You are in the right place if: You've gotten your business started, or joined a small company, and you have customers, possibly even profits, but now you...

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Get Hired June 5, 2015
7 Creative Ways To Make Your Resume Stand Out

Yesterday, in addition to the client emails, promotions, and social media requests, I got an email from a guy named David. As a lot of people do, David asked me to take a quick look over his resume. He assured me it was perfect, but he still wasn't getting job interviews. When I looked at his resume, it was immediately obvious what the problem was. His resume looked like everyone else's!...

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Get Hired May 13, 2015
How to Use Social Media in Your Job Search

In 2015, social media is a vital part of the job search process. Almost every employer will Google you and find your social media profiles, but you, too, can proactively use social media to your benefit: to land interviews, get contact info, and do much, much more. Of course, there is a right way and wrong way to use social media in the job search. First, Let's Talk About the Wrong Way to...

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Get Hired April 30, 2015
12 Tips for College Grads on the Job Search

We all know that the job market coming out of college is tough. We also know someone who has had to move back in with their parents because they couldn't get a job after college, right? You've probably seen the statistic from the Associated Press that 53.6 percent of college graduates under 25 are underemployed or unemployed. But this doesn't have to be you! If roughly 47 percent of...

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