Bless Vaidian

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Name: Bless Vaidian
Date registered: December 30, 2011

Latest posts

  1. Five Tools To Know About — September 21, 2014
  2. 2014 JobMob Contest Entry — September 3, 2014
  3. ‘Data is the New Bacon’ & Other Lessons Learned from NACE — May 18, 2014
  4. Rules of Engagement for Linkedin — April 28, 2014
  5. Career Fairs & How to be a ‘Match’ — March 24, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. 10 Things To Do While In-Between Jobs: 1st Place in JobMob’s 2011 International Career Blogging Contest — 53 comments
  2. 5 New Year’s Resolutions for the Job Seeker — 3 comments
  3. Give the Gift of your Blog: What’s the Story You Want to Share? — 2 comments
  4. Examples of What to Write When Asking to Connect on LinkedIn — 2 comments
  5. LinkedIn 101 for Beginners: Step 1–The Profile — 1 comment

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Five Tools To Know About

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Technology has changed the way we do things. It gives us options and the digital tools to do things faster and better. At a recent party I discovered that many did not know about the five web sites listed below. Indeed has become one of the top sites used and referred by career counselors for …

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2014 JobMob Contest Entry

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  Check out my 2014 JobMob Contest Entry. Which tools work for you? Tell me If there is a tool that you utilize and would like to share, drop me a note on one of our common social media platforms. In the words of former Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer: “The number one benefit of technology …

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‘Data is the New Bacon’ & Other Lessons Learned from NACE

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NACE is the National Association of Colleges and Employers, whose members are mostly recruitment and career services professionals. The organization recently held a Face2Face forum to share trends, job outlook information, and research findings.  It was one of the best meetings I have been to due to the interactive nature of the program and the …

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Rules of Engagement for Linkedin

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 This month I gave a workshop on LinkedIn and shared my set of ‘rules for engagement’ and how to build your connections.  Follow these 5 tips if you are looking to expand your network, find a job lead, get answers to your questions, or simply looking to connect with leaders in your interest category. Using …

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Career Fairs & How to be a ‘Match’

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Career Fairs show case match-making between employers and job seekers. Numerous screening interviews take place under one roof, and under a few hours. If you are not a fit, you will not be selected by the recruiter for the next round. Only those that ‘match’ proceed to the employer site.   College Campuses are an ideal place …

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Twitter Basics for Your Job Search

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Many use twitter to send out updates on a television program, share weather complaints, or post daily routine. But twitter is one of the most powerful networking tools that exist, and should also be used for career success.  It can help individuals find job related connections, learn about the latest in industry trends, and access employment opportunities. …

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Book of Answers for your Career Questions

Looking for a book with answers to all your career questions? Sorry. It doesn’t exist. But, the internet is the next best thing. If you are about to take a step in your career, use it. The more information you start with, the better off you will be in making a decision.  Access to career …

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Need Motivation? Ten Inspirational Quotes

Quotes motivate us and keep us focused. I surround myself with inspirational sayings, and use them in situations with clients or in workshops. These 10 are the quotes I use the most in my daily life, and it can help you in your personal and career journey.  1.    Change your thoughts and you change your world. …

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5 Things HR Wants You To Know

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Knowledge is power. The only way to maneuver through this job market is by listening to the voice of hiring professionals.  I love my job at Pace University, which has brought about collaboration with hiring managers and recruiters. They offer feedback when I place interns or post company vacancies. I also have access to their remarks …

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Is Your College Career Center A Placement Agency?

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I am a college career counselor and I love what I do. The problem is most students do not know all that their Career Services Department has to offer them in college. Most students utilize career services only around the time of graduation thinking it is a placement agency. College career counselors do help connect individuals …

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