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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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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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8 Tips to find the Best Executive Jobs

While exploring the web for some job search tips to share with my readers, I ran across an article written by Meg Guiseppi based on a query by About.com’s job search expert Alison Doyle. Alison put together eight bits of … Continue reading

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UNtargeted Networking

As part of your ongoing career management, targeted networking should be a part of your life. Whether you attend regular industry meetings, volunteer on internal committees, or join discussion groups on LinkedIn, building relationships with people in your field is … Continue reading

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Get Your (Job Search) Act Together!

If you’re like a lot of people, there probably isn’t a method to your madness as far as your job search is concerned. You apply for positions when they interest you, send your resume on to recruiters that request it, … Continue reading

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Networking Internally (But Not the Seinfeld Way!)

I vaguely remember a Seinfeld episode where one of the characters (I think it was Elaine) took up smoking at work so she could hang out with the smokers during breaks. They kept getting promoted, and she wanted to build … Continue reading

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Some of My Favorite Association Resources

Here’s a quick list off the top of my head. Can you add any? 1) ASAE and the Center: The leading organization for association executives in trade associations, individual membership societies, and voluntary organizations. There are also individual chapters by … Continue reading

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How Your Job Search is like Marketing an Association

Recently, I attended a seminar at the Association Forum of Chicagoland, “60 Marketing Ideas in 60 Minutes.” The idea was to learn new methods (often free or low cost) to market an association, but I was struck by how many … Continue reading

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Associations DO Find Employees through Social Media

While interviewing association leaders for the book, “I Want a Job in an Association – Now What??:  A Guide to Getting a Job in a Professional Association, Membership Organization, or Society, ” I always ask how they source for talent. … Continue reading

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