Category Archive: Networking

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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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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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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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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Cover Letters That Get You More Interviews

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Cover letters are an over looked tool in the job search arena. Most job seekers do not write cover letters when applying for a position, and others do generic cover letters that do not make an impact.  I have contact with a variety of employers on a daily basis that offer their feedback on the …

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5 Things You Need To Do In College Before You Graduate

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4 Reasons Why HR Never Called You For That Job Interview

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It’s been over a month, and still no call from HR for that job you applied to months ago. There are a few things you need to keep in mind about what’s happening behind the scenes. You may never get a call back from human resource professionals for these 4 reasons: 1)Recruiters Don’t Have Time …

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Job Search in a Nutshell: The 3 Must-Do’s

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Last year I won 1st place in JobMob’s 2011 blogging contest. This year’s article not only won a Grand Prize, but was also voted ‘Most Liked’. It was written for job seekers to maximize on the use of their time, energy, and resources.  Get started on these 3 must-do’s and take your job search in the …

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