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Vizibility.com – Package and Share Your Mobile Online Identity

– Posted in: Career Management Career Marketing Internet Job Searching Personal Branding

In today's almost staggeringly competitive marketplace, job seekers (or, for that matter, any professionals who care about their careers) should seek every tool available to market themselves.  Make no mistake, creating, promoting, and maintaining a personal brand identity is as much a part of marketing as any product or service advertising campaign.  If you're unable or unwilling to maintain a

Googled Yourself Lately? Why Your Online Image Is Critical To Your Job Search

– Posted in: Career Management Career Marketing Internet Job Searching Personal Branding
Googled Yourself Lately? Why Your Online Image Is Critical To Your Job Search

Small business owners find Google search a fast free tool to check their job candidates. Most large businesses now require a search for the same reasons. Moreover, the Google search links to your Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn profiles (and more), so if you are involved in a job search, you need to see your social media

How-to Turn Your LinkedIn Profile Into a Multimedia Career Portfolio

– Posted in: Career Marketing Internet Job Searching Job Search Networking Job Search Techniques Personal Branding

Once upon a time, conducting a job search was relatively straightforward: You'd ask friends and acquaintances if they knew of any openings, peruse the Classified Ads section of the local newspaper, and send resumes along with a nice cover letter.  It was even permissible, if not advisable, to follow up with a telephone call.  No longer.

About.me – Build Your Online Image & Personal Brand

– Posted in: Career Management Career Marketing Job Search Networking Personal Branding
About.me - Build Your Online Image & Personal Brand

The marketing of products and services is all about building brand identification.  So, too, is personal marketing, whether you're looking for a job or otherwise advancing your professional career.  Gone are the days when you could rely on just your resume and some good old-fashioned references to get you where you wanted to go.  Today, building

“You Can’t Always Get What You Want…”: How To Get The Most Value From An Informational Interview

– Posted in: Career Management Career Marketing Job Search Interviewing Job Search Networking Job Search Techniques
"You Can't Always Get What You Want...": How To Get The Most Value From An Informational Interview 2

With apologies to Mick Jagger, while an informational interview may not get you the job you want, you just might find you get what you need:  Useful, insightful information about a job, a career or an industry;  information that has the potential of yielding both short and long-term benefits, not only with respect to any job search

Turbo Charge Your Networking Results & Get Hired Faster With These 5 Tips

– Posted in: Career Marketing Job Search Networking Job Search Techniques
Turbo Charge Your Networking Results & Get Hired Faster With These 5 Tips 2

// // Networking can be the difference between a successful job search and one that remains stagnant. Networking can give you a leg up on your competitors and get you hired faster, even when jobs are scarce and competition is at all-time highs. So how do you turbo charge your networking results to get hired?

5 Tips to Really Stand Out in Your Job Search and Get Hired Quickly

– Posted in: Career Management Career Marketing Job Search Techniques
5 Tips to Really Stand Out in Your Job Search and Get Hired Quickly 2

// // With your excellent skills, detailed knowledge, and vast experience, you may think that your job search will be smooth sailing, even in the current economic times. But don’t be too complacent. Given the numbers of people who are out of work or underemployed, the likelihood of getting hired quickly may not be as

Submitting a Resume Is Not Enough: Don’t Just Wait For The Phone To Ring. Follow Up!

– Posted in: Career Marketing Job Search Techniques Resume Writing

Now what? You've had Distinctive Career Services develop a terrific resume for you. You put it where it counts. Now what? Is it smart to follow-up, and when is it overkill? You first have to assess the total situation. Different situations prompt different responses. A small business handles pretty much the whole process in the

Networking Tips From The Experts: How To Network Your Way To A New Job

– Posted in: Career Management Career Marketing Job Search Networking Job Search Techniques

You check the newspaper or online listings, see a position that could be great for you, and you apply to it – never to hear from that organization. Does this scenario sound familiar? With fewer jobs in the marketplace, competition is extremely fierce. But if this single, traditional method of finding new employment isn’t working

Professional Networking On LinkedIn: A Quick Way To Improve Your Job Search Results

– Posted in: Career Marketing Internet Job Searching

Social networking can no longer be thought of as just a way to stay connected to friends and family.  Social networking has evolved from posting pictures and connecting to people from your past to posting resumes and professional information as a method of connecting to your future.  What originally began as informal electronic interaction is

Job Searching at Job Fairs: Key Tips For Success

– Posted in: Career Management Career Marketing Job Search Networking Job Search Techniques

Whether you're looking for a new job or a different one, for part-time employment, extra income or a complete career makeover, job searching is serious business, one that requires diligence, focus, creativity, drive, ingenuity and imagination.  It also requires you to be honest with yourself.  Honest about your work habits, your strengths and weaknesses, your

How To Access The Hidden Job Market: Action Steps You Can Take Now That Really Work!

– Posted in: Career Marketing Job Search Networking Job Search Techniques

The most recent reports show the rate of new hires barely surpasses the rate of job separations. There was a 3.3% increase in new hires offset by 3.2% in employee turnover. So, while there are job openings out there, the situation is basically static. Companies claim they are not creating new jobs and hiring, and that may

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