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3 Ways to Spring Clean Your Career

March 19, 2010

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I’m having trouble writing this blog post, because all I want to do is go outside and enjoy the warm spring air. Alas, I am inside at my computer, occasionally staring out my window at the bright blue sky. And, after I finish writing, there is more inside work to be done today. I’ve just […]

Can you get a job by advertising yourself on Facebook?

September 4, 2008

How 5 recent college grads used Facebook to entice employers… Willy Franzen over at One Day, One Job blogged today about a unique experiment he coordinated with some entry-level job candidates: Instead of helping employers target students with recruitment messages, why not help students/new grads target employers with Facebook ads? Basically, we want you to […]

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Read this before you delete your social networking profile

June 25, 2008

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The news is full of stories about the dangers of having an inappropriate presence on Facebook, MySpace, YouTube and other social networks (read my favorite horror story at Gradspot.com). If you’re looking for a job or trying to get promoted, should you just delete your online profiles altogether? To find out my answer, check out […]

Yes, people really get jobs through social networking

May 6, 2008

I often recommend social networking sites such as LinkedIn and Facebook for professional networking. But do these sites really help people get jobs? Yes. The proof is currently sitting on the couch a few feet away from me, watching the Indiana returns on CNN. My husband Evan got his job on LinkedIn. It’s such a […]

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