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Oct 30 2014

Are job seekers and recruiters from different planets? With unemployed people outnumbering job openings three to one, you’d think recruiters could find the talent they need to fill positions. The problem is only 50 percent of job seekers actually have
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Oct 27 2014

If you are big into personal effectiveness then you are familiar with Steven Covey’s 2nd Habit: Begin With the End in Mind. Actually, this principle extends far beyond the realm of self-help and into all aspects of our lives. A
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Oct 06 2014

Social Media can be a real time sink. There is no doubt. And with out a strategy, the danger of spending hours online and getting nothing accomplished is very real. So in response to this apparent need of saving people
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Sep 18 2014

As we become more globally connected the world of recruitment is becoming vastly different. Your first impression is no longer made in the interview but on the internet. This infographic explores the exciting frontier of online recruitment and examines how
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Sep 17 2014

Update 10/14/2014 LinkedIn enters a class action lawsuit for this reference checking feature. They claim this feature has cost people their jobs. You can read the suit here. Maybe you’ll make a dollar if you join. I’ll keep you updated
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Sep 15 2014

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
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Sep 15 2014

We’ve welcomed a few new players to the job search field. Today’s job seekers have more resources to help draw out the Xs and Os than ever before. The wealth of online resources and social platforms can help you break
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Sep 10 2014

Career advancement is one of the major aspects of human development. It is the process through which an individual’s identity is formed in the society, ultimately affecting other aspects of human development. People judge the capability and talent of a
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Sep 04 2014

Social media is more than just a tool for interacting with friends and family online. In fact, it’s one of the most important tools you can use to a land a job. If you haven’t spent time building your online
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Sep 01 2014

Last night a light bulb went off during my hands-on 2 hr workshop. The workshop started off as usual. Introductions. LinkedIn, personal branding ninja techniques, getting to Google’s first page. And just as we were about to get into Twitter…Time
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