Tag Archive: unemployed

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 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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10 Things To Do While In-Between Jobs: 1st Place in JobMob’s 2011 International Career Blogging Contest

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THIS BLOG WON 1ST PLACE IN THE JOBMOB 2011 INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING CONTEST Remember that the situation you are now in is not permanent.  You will not remain in the unemployment phase indefinitely.  You are simply in-between jobs and while waiting, there are 10 things you can do to stay positive and proactive while waiting to …

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