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Great Job Search Articles Thursday!

Welcome to a new regular blog feature: Great Career and Job Search Articles Thursday. Each week I will share a few items I’ve found and recommend you check out:    How To Complete Online Job Applications Without Revealing Your Salary How to Get on a Recruiter’s Radar Technical writing on LinkedIn just got better: Now …

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Great Job Search Articles Thursday!

Welcome to a new regular blog feature: Great Career and Job Search Articles Thursday. Each week I will share a few items I’ve found and recommend you check out:   1. How to Get on a Recruiter’s Radar 2. Council bill would bar employers from seeking salary history 3. Will Your Social Media Posts Keep …

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Great Job Search Articles Thursday!

Welcome to a new regular blog feature: Great Career and Job Search Articles Thursday. Each week I will share a few items I’ve found and recommend you check out:  1. DC May Become the Second Place to Ban Employers from Asking About Salary History 2.  Applying Disruption Theory to FutureProof Your Career 3. Manpower Employment …

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Great Job Search Articles Thursday!- Entrepreneur Edition!

Welcome to a new regular blog feature: Great Career and Job Search Articles Thursday. Each week I will share a few items I’ve found and recommend you check out. This week is all for solo-entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs-to-be! 1. Referrals Take the Burden Off You 2.  Deciding How to Grow: Investing in “The Next Most Important …

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Recap: Turning Your Passion Into a Successful, Sustainable Business (with Balance)!

This was quite fun, I got to speak at the local Women’s Business Forum on “Turning Your Passion Into a Successful, Sustainable Business (with Balance)!” Here is a synopsis of the program:  

How Vital Are You?

This is a great exercise, and another way to look at at that interview question, “So, why should I hire you?” How “VITAL” are you to an organization? V – What makes you valuable? I – What makes you difficult to imitate? T – Are you transparent? i.e. do people know how you think and …

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Publishing on LinkedIn

Since it has been quite a while since I’ve written about LinkedIn, I thought it might be a great time to share again! Today I want to focus on “Publishing” on LinkedIn. If you have already mastered LinkedIn and developed your career brand, publishing on LinkedIn is a great way to build and publicly share …

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Using LinkedIn to Build Your Brand

Once you have a strong and robust profile, and know how to use LinkedIn to generate networking and research, you might want to move to a more high-level use of LinkedIn: Branding. Your Brand is what you what you are known as and known for. If you were a product that you were selling, how …

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New Year! New Start to Your Job Search! (repost)

(This is a re-posting of an article originally shared December 2014.)   January is here! Are you freaking out? Chances are, if you took December off from your job search, you just might be. It’s always hard to get the ball rolling if you’ve let it stop. (That’s just Newton’s law of inertia: “An object …

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Recruiting Reality

Here are a couple statistics that you should really know: 92% of recruiters use social media during the recruiting process. 76% of recruiters view details about volunteer, professional, and social engagement work positively. Referrals and social networks are the most common sources recruiters use to find talent. (Click here to read the entire Jobvite report.) …

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