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Brand-Yourself.com Tutorial

If you’re interested in getting a handle on your online reputation, this is the best tool out there. Check out this video tutorial that will walk you through how to set up an account, how to improve your hire-ability-index and set up your own blog for free in... read more

This Month’s LinkedIn Tip: Join a Group

In 2006, when I still worked at Cisco, I started a little LinkedIn Group called “Cisco.”  Okay, not very creative or original. But I thought it was a good idea at the time to help Cisco folks leverage our mutual LinkedIn networks for career opportunities. HR didn’t... read more

You WILL Get Googled…Are You Afraid?

I tell my clients that they will be Googled as surely as it will rain in Portland. The latest survey said that 81% of employers WILL Google candidates. Online reputation management is a critical piece of your online job search. There is just no getting around it.... read more

25 Best Cities for Jobs

This report first appeared on Glassdoor on May 19, 2015. Thinking about moving to a new city for a job? Turns out, all cities are not created equal forjobs. That’s why Glassdoor is revealing its newest report on the 25 Best Cities for Jobs. These 25 cities stand out... read more

Another New Hire Found on Twitter

A recent CNN Money feature made the point that smaller businesses are adopting twitter and other social media outlets to find candidates. Why? First off, recruiters are expensive — and posting to job boards costs money. Second, smaller businesses are looking for... read more

Social Media as Tool, not Distraction

These has been some buzz on the internet recently about the time-sink risk of using social media and what to do about it. Recent Forester research reported that 4 out of 5 Americans are active in creating, participating in or reading some form of social media. If you... read more

10 Job Hunting Mistakes To Avoid

Applying for jobs can often be a difficult and soul-destroying process, especially if you’ve lacked interest from a number of recruiters and employers. It can be so easy for any of us to lose motivation during this time, but their are certain ways to make this... read more