Category Archives: Networking

Avoid Social Media Pitfalls in the Job Search

More than 73% of U.S. adults use social networks, and by 2016 the number could reach 4.3 billion, according to Radicati Group Inc., a market research firm. Employers have taken a liking to the popularity of social media, including platforms … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile

Whether you’re on LinkedIn to look for a job, to network, or to engage in business or career development, one of the most important assets you can have is a well-crafted profile. Many people neglect to optimize their profile page, … Continue reading

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Use This Headshot Tip to Make Your Intended First Impression

Everyone knows the basic rules of resume and social media photos. They should be head shots, you should dress appropriately, and it’s better to have one all-purpose photo than it is to present yourself as strictly business on one site … Continue reading

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Hate Networking? Call It Something Else.

While true networking is about generosity, the term has a sleazy connotation for some people. Many job seekers feel it’s all about “hitting someone up for something.” They may have even been aggressively approached for a favor and vowed never … Continue reading

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Strategic Planning for 2014 – Connecting

Many professionals are getting a jump start on 2014 by starting their planning now, in December. Professional development, income growth, and a renewed sense of purpose are all part of a strong start to what could be one of the … Continue reading

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Use Twitter to Find Your Next Job

Twitter gives you as a jobseeker the opportunity to get directly connected with recruiters, HR Representatives, and hiring managers in a simple way. Here are five steps for using Twitter to find your next job. Clean Up Your Profile. Many … Continue reading

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No Time For Career Management? 10 Things You Can Do In 10 Minutes

Ongoing career management – even when you’re happily employed – can go a long way towards advancement and security. But who has the time? On top of working a full day, we all have other things on our plate. The … Continue reading

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