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How to Advocate for Yourself in Your Job Search and Career

Advocating for yourself in the workplace can be scary. Many people struggle with talking about and defending themselves. They might fear appearing boastful, worry about potential backlash, or feel uncertain about the best possible approach. However, advocating for yourself at work is not an option—it’s a vital skill, and it can transform your career.

Join Rob Kim—a LinkedIn Top Voice and career educator who helps people overcome barriers and communicate more effectively at work—as he sits down to talk with LinkedIn News Editor Andrew Seaman on the podcast Get Hired. Learn how to advocate for yourself in your job search and career, as well as why it’s so important to identify and showcase your accomplishments, and speak about them openly so others can advocate for you, too. Along the way, Rob shares easy-to-use tips on everything from building networking strategies and nailing performance reviews to curating praise files and gathering leadership advice.

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