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How to Conquer Your Job Search on LinkedIn in 15 Minutes a Day

November 26, 2013

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Welcome to the busiest season of the year: schedules are filled with holiday shopping, end-of-year planning, get-togethers, winter weather prep, and so much more. It can be difficult to keep on top of your job search when the rest of life is so busy. My best advice is to create a simple, consistent job search […]

From Freelance to Full-time on LinkedIn

November 5, 2013

Throughout the past several years, the challenging job market and growing acceptance for working virtually have led to a boom in freelancing and contract positions. Many job seekers eagerly took on these roles and thrived in them. If you’ve been a freelancer, consultant or contractor and are now ready to work full time again, here […]

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Master LinkedIn in 5 Blog Posts or Less

October 22, 2013

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Serving as LinkedIn’s Ambassador for the past four years has been an exciting opportunity to connect with people around the world and recognize how much, as LinkedIn would say, “relationships matter.” I’ve talked with job seekers, recruiters, executives and professionals like you about the best strategies to build profiles and network with a growing community […]

5 Free Resources to Enhance Your Job Search

July 16, 2013

According to a recent poll, over half of workers in the U.S. want to change careers. Millennials may be chief among this crowd: Numerous reports, like the one mentioned in this Forbes article, have suggested that this generation plans to make many career moves throughout their lifetime. Making a change can be a difficult and […]

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You Have More Experience Than You Think (Part II)

October 1, 2009

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Continuing on my last post, here are eight more examples of experience that “counts” in your job search. Stay tuned for my final list, covering personal interests and experiences, on Monday. Part II: Work and Extracurricular Experience 1. Sports. Even if you aren’t a star athlete, your participation in an organized sport (varsity, JV, club […]

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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