Tag Archive: LinkedIn

‘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


 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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5 Things HR Wants You To Know


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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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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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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LinkedIn 101 for Beginners: Step 1–The Profile

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LinkedIn profiles receive a fairly high rank in Google, so this is a good way to influence what people see when they search for you.  If a recruiter is looking at two people, and one is an empty page, while the other has a great LinkedIn profile, we all know who will get the interview. …

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