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Are You Ready For The Next LinkedIn Update? Here’s How To Back Up Your Profile Now

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Using LinkedIn For Your Job Search: 10 Golden Rules That You Need To Know

In September 2016, LinkedIn announced a redesign of its desktop (non-app) user interface. The announcement noted, “This is the largest redesign since LinkedIn’s inception.” The design update is expected to bring the desktop experience closer to what users of the LinkedIn mobile app are used to seeing. More important than how LinkedIn will look once

Video: How to Build an Online Identity or Clean Up a Less Than Perfect One

– Posted in: Career Management Internet Job Searching Personal Branding

When you are job searching, your online identity / online personal brand--how you appear to employers and recruiters when they search for you on the Internet--is crucial.  What can be found about you when you search for your name using a search engine? Maybe there is nothing about you. Or maybe there is information about

Michelle Dumas, Founder of Distinctive Career Services, Now Trained as SEO+ Social Networking Strategist

– Posted in: Distinctive Documents Company News Internet Job Searching

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SOMERSWORTH, NH (July 31, 2014) – Michelle Dumas, founder of Distinctive Career Services LLC (http://www.distinctiveweb.com) career and resume consultants for professionals and executives for nearly 20 years, has completed training as an SEO+ Social Networking Strategist by The Academies, a career coaching certification training group for human resource, employment services, and recruiting

Email Etiquette Mistakes That Are Costing You The Job Offer

– Posted in: Career Management Career Marketing Internet Job Searching Job Search Techniques
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Looking for work can itself feel like a full-time job.  Gone are the days when one only had to review the classified ads, call for an appointment or simply just drop by the hiring employer and speak to someone about the job (yes, this actually used to happen!). Today there are recruiters, job boards on

Tips To Make Yourself More Visible To Recruiters On LinkedIn

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Tips To Make Yourself More Visible To Recruiters On LinkedIn

Once upon a time, you could reasonably expect to find decent job opportunities by searching through the classified ads of your city's daily newspaper (yes, people did that).  Today, not so much.  Competition for jobs is fierce and access to information about specific employment opportunities is available to virtually anyone at any time via desktop, laptop, smartphone. 

Your LinkedIn Profile Photo: Why You Need One & How To Choose One

– Posted in: Career Marketing Internet Job Searching Personal Branding
Your LinkedIn Profile Photo: Why You Need One & How To Choose One 1

"You never get a second chance to make a first impression". We've all heard the expression and, although it's generally true, there are times when that first impression doesn't necessarily determine the future of a relationship.  There are often further opportunities to interact with the other person, the outcome of which can easily outweigh the first impression.

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