Tag Archive: Job Search

Wrapping Up Your Career Choices

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Many of us have begun to formulate goals for next year. Before we can officially ring in the ‘new’, we have to review what needs an overhaul from last year’s career moves.  Ask yourself these 5 questions to see what you could have done differently last year. How thankful were you? Too often job seekers …

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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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Success…Have You Arrived?

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Everyone wants to ‘arrive’.  As individuals we often stop and take stock of where we are in life and career. Many today are looking to find their way out of a 50-hour workweek, wish they had a second chance, and are just unhappy with life.  So whether your house is grand or you live in …

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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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The ‘Job Search Trio’: Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn


Networking face to face in a job search by getting out of the house and meeting people is a necessity. Now pairing that with a social media strategy only increases your chances of getting hired faster. You should build a professional image that markets your skill set and is in sync with where you want …

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Examples of What to Write When Asking to Connect on LinkedIn


ALWAYS use a personal message in your invitation to connect with any other professional on LinkedIn. There is an art to networking, and it’s about building relationships. Never ask for a job. Job leads follow for those that are effective connectors.  Whether you find a contact you want to outreach to on Groups / Alumni …

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Networking for Recent Grads: How to Find and Connect with Alumni on Linkedin

LinkedIn is one of the most valuable networking tools available to professionals. Use its many features to connect with other graduates from your alma mater that are in your choice industry, that work for your target company, or that can offer advice related to your career. For new 2012 graduates its key to have a …

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Networking Your Way to Job Leads with ‘Face-Time’

Each category listed below offers suggestions on how to grow your contacts, develop your professional network, and discover job leads. Finding a new job is more than just applying to job boards, its relationships working in your favor.  Join Professional Organizations: Join various organizations related to your goals, and start attending local meetings. Learn beforehand …

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