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Not Just “Who You Know,” But How Well You Know Them – A Simple Guide to Building Your Job Search Professional Network

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

Technology has altered the landscape of job searching in many ways.  We're able to access job market information regardless of location and share files/data/information on demand, as needed, without regard to where the prospective employer may be.  There is one component of looking for work that hasn't changed, however:  Networking.  However, the old adage of

Success: How to Silence Shyness in Your Job Search

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How to Silence Shyness in Your Job Search

Are you shy?  Do you feel awkward in social settings that involve people you don't know, or perhaps even people you do?  If so, then a job search is probably not your favorite project, requiring as it does networking, cold-calling, follow up with strangers and telephone or in-person interviews where you're required to talk about

6 Expert Tips On How-To Ask For & Get Great Job References

– Posted in: Career Management Career Marketing Job Search Networking Job Search Techniques
6 Expert Tips On How-To Ask For & Get Great Job References 2

Job references.  Yes, we know.  We can almost hear you groaning.  Probably because, as much as you dislike having to make the necessary arrangements to get them, you know that it is "difficult" (i.e., virtually impossible) to get a job without good, if not great, job references.   We say "make the necessary arrangements" because there's

Job Hunting Mistakes You Can’t Afford To Make: Why You Didn’t Get Hired For The Job

– Posted in: Career Marketing Internet Job Searching Job Search Techniques
Why You Didn’t Get Hired For The Job

Searching for a job is hard work. No matter if you're unemployed or working but testing the market to see if there is indeed greener grass elsewhere, exercising the patience, vigilance and creativity necessary to successfully find a job isn't easy. In addition to making sure you do all the right things, there are also

Burnt Out From Your Job Search? Tips To Recharge Your Energy & Jumpstart Your Motivation

– Posted in: Career Management Career Marketing Job Search Techniques

It's said that we spend our lives searching.  Searching for meaning, for love, for success, for the best sushi place.  Unfortunately, it often seems that much of our time is consumed by a job search as well.  Whether it's looking for work or simply to alter our career path, a job search can be time

And You Thought Job Searching Just Meant Looking for Work

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

Once upon a time, job searching basically meant perusing the Classifieds, sending a resume and cover letter, waiting for the phone to ring and sitting through one or more interview sessions and trying mightily to convey how your experience, background and training were commensurate with the needs of the organization.  If you were to simply

How to Use LinkedIn Answers to Build Your Personal Brand in Job Searching

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

There aren't many among us who don't know about LinkedIn and use it to maintain an online presence for our professional persona and job searching.  With over 150 million users, LinkedIn remains, according to Entrepreneur, "the most powerful business intelligence knowledge base on the Internet."  Gaining maximum benefit from LinkedIn, however, requires more than simply

How Volunteering Can Help You Ready for a Career Change

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How Volunteering Can Help You Ready for a Career Change

You feel like you’re stuck in your job, doing the same ol’ same ol’, day in and day out. You were excited when you first started out, upgraded your skills, and advanced in your position. When you needed a change, you changed organizations, met new people, learned new processes. But after years doing the same

The Internet is Not Like Vegas: Why That Matters to your Job Search

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

While it may or may not be true that "what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas", there is no question that what happens on the Internet stays on the Internet...As in forever, readily available to anyone with even a modicum of understanding about how to conduct an online search. People both famous and obscure have

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