Job Search Blog

Jun 19 2014

My recent Kindle book “How Not to Suck at LinkedIn: 30 Easy Cures to LinkedIn’s Most Common Mistakes” is free until June 22, 2014. Download it now and if you like it, please leave me a short review on Amazon.
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Jun 18 2014

NACE 2014 Wrap up

Last week I attended the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) annual conference in San Antonio Texas. Here are some highlights from my trip. By way of introduction, this is the organization that supports college career centers and the
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May 21 2014

Another great LinkedIn feature bites the dust. On July 11th, 2014 LinkedIn will retire their business card scanning mobile app CardMunch. To replace it, I suggest getting Evernote’s Hello app. If you are a CardMunch user, you’ll have to migrate
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Feb 28 2014

Do you ever take the time to pay attention to those targeted ads clogging up your Facebook feed? This morning, a quick glance at my own feed reveals an ad for a local gym (giving you some indication of my
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Feb 25 2014

The problem Whether you’re searching for employment or have been working at the same company for 25+ years, chances are email overload is a burden you’d prefer to do without. According to McKinsey & Company the average person spends 28% of
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Jan 04 2014

This article originally appeared on last November 25, 2013. Joshua Waldman challenged Harbert College students and future job candidates Wednesday. “Find what you want and get it,” the author of Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies and consultant told students in an event
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Dec 31 2013

Here are the top 10 blog posts for 2013. 5 Things You Need to Do After the Interview After all that hard work you put into dressing to impress and answering all those difficult questions, what should you be doing
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Oct 09 2013

The 2nd edition of my book Job Searching with Social Media For Dummies just came out. Some folks have asked me what has changed in this edition, so here are the highlights of what you can expect to see. New Job
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Jun 14 2013

Gist is no longer in business. Check out these Gist alternatives:   Check out for a great way to simplify your professional networking. In the video below, I show you how to keep up to date with all of
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Jun 12 2013

NACE 2013 Wrap Up

Last Tuesday a community of 1,000 college career advisors converged in rainy Orlando to share ideas, experiences and best practices for helping students reach new career heights. I was asked to present on social media, the talk was called “What
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