Category Archives: Networking

Two Strategies for Using LinkedIn to Grow Your Network, Establish Credibility, and Build Your Brand

LinkedIn allows you to do so many things, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by its potential and want to abandon it altogether. Below I offer two areas of focus that are sure to expand your network and let people know … Continue reading

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Targeting International Association Jobs

A recent article in the ASAE newsletter discussed opportunities for associations following the Arab Spring. While the article focused on the Middle East and Northern Africa, there are likely new opportunities in whichever country you’d like to work in – … Continue reading

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Fortune 500 Recruiters All Rank Networking in Their Top Job Search Strategies…Are You Doing Enough?

Networking has always been an important tool in career development – they say it’s all about “who you know,” right? It seems to ring truer than ever in our social media-crazed society, as evidenced in a recent survey of 10 … Continue reading

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Want To Move? Build Your Association Network In A New Location

As a follow-up to my last post becoming a member of associations can help you make a geographic move. If you’re targeting employers in an area in which you have no network, cultivating a base of local contacts can make … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget To JOIN Associations

One of the reasons the association industry remains a “secret” sector is because people only think of joining them – not working for them. Do association employees do the same thing in reverse? Do they forget the impact that membership … Continue reading

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“The CEO” Provides Daily Job Search Advice

Edited article as posted on Employment Crossing. Click HERE for the original. Looking for a job isn’t always easy, however, with the right job search methods; it does not have to be that difficult.   According to A. Harrison Barnes, “The … Continue reading

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A Line On LinkedIn Goes A LOOOOOONG Way!

An introduction line that is. Do you ever get invitations from people with whom you have no apparent connection? Of course, meeting new people is one of the best parts of any social networking site. However, too many LinkedIn requests … Continue reading

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Do You Ever Really Quit An Association?

Maybe it’s the shared “fighting for a cause” environment, but employees that move on from associations tend to feel like alumni. This isn’t unique to the association world, but I have noticed it seems to be more common than in … Continue reading

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Job Search Networking Tips For 2012

Edited article originally written by Laura Raines http://www.ajc.com/business/12-job-search-tips-1291030.html As we ring in the new year, executive job seekers will find new opportunities in the 2012’s job market as well. According to the December Manpower Employment Outlook Survey, employers anticipate a … Continue reading

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Should you send the boss a holiday card?

“Thinking about sending the boss a holiday card?” asks Allison & Taylor, a reference checking firm in Rochester, Michigan in their article Deciding Whether to Send the Boss a Holiday Card. You probably have a good idea: a 2008 survey … Continue reading

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