Tag: Networking

Networking Tips for Success!

Are you terrified of networking? Do you feel it’s “not for you”??? Here are a few tips that will help set you up for success! Put the focus on others! Don’t go into the event looking only for what you can get out of the meeting. Look for how you can help others! Networking events …

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Sitting During Your Job Search Too Much?

These articles came up amongst my resume writer group recently, and given how much we as career coaches and resume writers are sitting in front of a computer, it created some lively discussion! The Health Hazards of Sitting Sitting Will Kill You, Even If You Exercise Why Sitting Is Killing You Sitting So Much Should …

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Kindness Connects Us

Check out this article: The Biology of Kindness: How It Makes Us Happier and Healthier “The vagus is intimately tied to how we connect with one another — it links directly to nerves that tune our ears to human speech, coordinate eye contact and regulate emotional expressions. It influences the release of oxytocin, a hormone …

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REPOST: Networking for a Career Explorer

Recently, I was speaking to a client who is considering changing careers. He felt that there was no point in networking! Does that sound like you? Let me suggest you look at networking from a different perspective: If you are looking to change your career path, you are (what we in Career Coach land refer …

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Achieving Success in Any Career, Part 2

(To read part 1 of this series, click here.) Reading this article, 3 Simple Tips to Achieving Success in Any Career,  I found some great career tips to share. “Relationships come first,” Jeff said. “Content comes second.”  I love that this article focuses on building relationships! What is “building relationships” when you take the career jargon …

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Achieving Success in Any Career, Part 1

Reading this article, 3 Simple Tips to Achieving Success in Any Career,  I found some great career tips to share. “Relationships come first,” Jeff said. “Content comes second.”  Now, this is the exact opposite of what the majority of folks in the midst of their career think. And it’s the opposite of what I believe our …

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DC Area Networking Groups and Resources

This is my “FREEBIE” email that I share when I am at DC-based networking events. I’m sharing it with you guys while I’m “cleaning house” here administratively. If you need a referral name, please don’t hesitate to use mine!   DC AREA NETWORKING GROUPS Here is a list of good networking groups in the area. …

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REPOST: “You Aren’t George Clooney, Get Your Social Networking Act in Gear!”

This is a repeat from 2009, but still one of my very favorite posts! Enjoy! I receive quite a bit of spam and junk mail due to owning my own business, most of which I just delete without even looking at it. But last week I received an article with this title, and had to …

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Career Networking Happy Hour

I’d like to invite you to my February Career Networking Happy Hour, on Thursday, February 13th from 6-8pm. This event is for job seekers/candidates, recruiters, and the HR industry in the DC Metro area. Refreshments will be provided with complements of JSM Career Coaching. Date: Thursday, February 13th Time: 6pm-8pm Location: TeqCorner, 1616 Anderson Road, …

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Most Successful Habits of Job Seekers

I saw this article today,  7 Habits of Highly Successful Job Landers, and I wanted to share my own thoughts on this topic. First of all, this article is great. The habits it speaks of include: 1. Have Branded Marketing Materials 2. Have a Job Search Plan 3. Embrace Social Media 4. Reach Out to …

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