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Aug 09 2013

Guest post by Holly Miller: It’s long been a poorly kept secret that blogging is a valuable content-oriented tool for search engine ranking, for branding exposure and marketing—including marketing your job skills. But be very careful about the words you send
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Feb 08 2013

When I train career advisors and job seekers on the strategic approach to the online job search, I make sure to mention that a résumé is an obituary. Résumés do a great job telling people what you did. Where you
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Oct 02 2012

In a social-media world where everyone’s thoughts can easily be expressed in 140 characters, you may think it’s useless to spend time maintaining a blog. Yet blogging, as long as you do it right, is an extremely important tool. Here’s how you
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Sep 20 2012

I interviewed a hiring manager recently. She had just made a hiring decision for a new manager, but the race was pretty close. I asked her what was the deciding factor, why this guy over the other guy. Her answer
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Jan 31 2012

The age of the private exhibitionist blog is over. Today, blogging has become the single most powerful platform on the internet for the individual, the professional, and the thought-leader. When I graduated from college in 2000, there were no blogs.
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Nov 14 2011

This great infographic appeared on Ragan, which you can see here: Ragan’s Infographic   These are writing issues I’ve encountered while putting together my book, Job Searching With Social Media For Dummies as well as when I write for Career
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Aug 27 2010

That’s right, I just used “blog” as a verb, like “google” or “text.” It’s been long enough now that blogging has become an acceptable part of our online experiences. We read blogs, learn something from them, and leave comments almost
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