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26Dec2015

Looking for Work? 5 “Must Haves” on Your LinkedIn Profile

Many people looking for work tend to overlook their LinkedIn profile. The majority of employers now use LinkedIn as their primary source for finding new employees. If you are looking for work, make sure these 5 items are included on your profile.
  • 26 Dec, 2015
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18Apr2013

How to take your Job Search up a Notch

Previously I wrote about the power of using aggregators as a part of your job search strategy.  (A Quick Start Guide to your Job Search)  Simply put, an aggregator is a search engine dedicated only to job postings.  Instead of searching multiple job boards, you can use one web site (such as SimplyHired) to do
  • 18 Apr, 2013
  • Tim Cook
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11Mar2012

Five Stumbling Blocks to Successful Networking and How To Overcome Them

Five Stumbling Blocks To Successful Networking And How To Overcome Them Five Stumbling Blocks To Successful Networking And How To Overcome Them By: Lydia Ramsey The ability to connect with people is essential to success in any business. Professional networking events present opportunities to interact with others on a personal level and to develop profitable
  • 11 Mar, 2012
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08Mar2012

8 Job Search Tips From the Co-founder of LinkedIn

Reviewing the book, The Start-up of You, (written by the co-founder and chariman of LinkedIn, Reid Hoffman with the help of coauthor Ben Casnocha), Todd Wasserman, Mashable’s Business Editor, summarizes 8 Job Search Tips “that you can apply to your job search today.”  Read the full article
  • 8 Mar, 2012
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07Feb2011

Should I Add LinkedIn to My Resume?

By: Heather Eagar The social networking world has become a major part of daily life. You can meet new people, catch up with old buddies, join groups, and even play games with others. One major aspect of the social networking realm that has become vital to workers is job seeking. On sites like LinkedIn, you
  • 7 Feb, 2011
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30Mar2010

A Networking Pro Learns Some New Tricks

George Langis, a veteran turnaround executive, dispelled doubts by learning new networking steps that may hasten his job hunt. He went from conventional handshake networking to creating a personal brand that would be easily marketable online. A recent article from the Wall Street Journal Online chronicles three career counselors as they teach a “seasoned executive”
  • 30 Mar, 2010
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06Jun2009

How to Find a Job When None Seem to Exist

Bringing it all together…Previously, I discussed the advantage of using Job Search Aggregators such as Indeed and Simply Hired to search for job leads (see Blog post dated April 3rd). Aggregators not only save you considerable amounts of time finding out who is hiring, but you can also gain invaluable research and insight into the
  • 6 Jun, 2009
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28Apr2009

Kevin Bacon and Your Job Search

You may have heard of the game “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon” which theorizes that the actor Kevin Bacon is the center of the Hollywood universe and that every actor who ever existed is connected to Kevin Bacon by no more than six degrees. No matter how hard you try, it is nearly impossible to
  • 28 Apr, 2009
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21Apr2009

Introductions on LinkedIn

Greetings I wanted to do a post on Introductions using LinkedIn. As I have stated earlier, my connections are limited in terms of LinkedIn users. A few of my connections have hundreds of connections, however. So, as I also stated earlier, when I was laid off I decided to work harder to use LinkedIn to
  • 21 Apr, 2009
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