February 2010 archive

Article: Tips from Martha Finney by Rachel Zupek

(I received this fabulous article in a newsletter from the National Résumé Writers’ Association, and wanted to share it with all of you!) Article: Tips from Martha Finney, author of “Rebound: A Proven Plan for Starting Over After Job Loss” by Rachel Zupek, CareerBuilder.com    In February 2009* alone, employers made 2,769 mass layoffs compared …

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What You Can Do With Those LinkedIn Recommendations

I would really like to draw every job seeker’s attention to this article by Jason Alba, CEO of JibberJobber.com, and my owner personal LinkedIn Guru. Jason Alba: “What to Do With LinkedIn Recommendations” One of the points he makes in this article is just so important for job seekers to hear: “As a marketer, what …

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“So, Tell Me About Yourself.”

A huge thank you goes to Elizabeth for forwarding this link to me! It’s fabulous and I just had to share it with all of you! And muchas gracias to Elizabeth for her notes from the video as well! New Grad Blog: “Tell Me About Yourself!” If you have gone through my interview coaching sessions, …

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Motivate Your Way Through a Blizzard

I’m watching the news guys. And I’m thinking of all you job seekers who are stuck under those mountains and mountains of snow. I can just imagine what is going on in your heads right now. You’re wanting to kick back, snuggle up, let your guard down, and take a break from the job of …

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Congrats to Norman – a Job Search Graduate!

Here is an excerpt from the message I recently received from Norman about his new position: “It will be a hard job that is going to stretch my skill set on both the knowledge and social levels. I will be a project manager facilitating meetings with various groups with conflicting personalities. From what I’ve heard, …

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