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Jul 22 2014

This infographic first appeared on Top Criminal Justice Degrees. Getting a job can be tough, especially if you have your sights set on a top government bureau.  The process for getting hired at the FBI, CIA, or Secret Service can
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Jun 30 2014

Inevitably, in every audience I speak to, there are people who find some reason NOT to follow my advice on using social media for their job search. Sometimes these people really want jobs but are overwhelmed. Sometimes they simply don’t
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Jun 23 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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Jun 07 2014

It’s no secret that LinkedIn is a hotbed of job search activity. But believe it or not, an active Pinterest profile may just be the next big thing in employee recruitment. Get in on the action early, and maximize your job
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Jun 05 2014

It doesn’t seem like a big deal at the time; you upload a photo to Facebook from a party you went to that got a bit out of hand,  you compose a Tweet that you maybe should have put some
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Jun 02 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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May 09 2014

Even amid the growing economy and rosier outlook, it’s still tough to find a job. It can be even harder if you’re relying solely on the web to find it. You could increase your odds by adding a rel=author tag
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Apr 30 2014

Could Google Glass help you land a job? On April Fools Day, a University of Michigan employee wrote a satirical piece crediting the wearable computer for winning over his dream employer. He jokes about using the device to look up last-minute
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Apr 21 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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Apr 09 2014

[Last updated 3/18/2014] You go through a workshop or seminar where they plough through endless lists of websites and resources. Or you find yourself stuck on a blank browser window trying to recall that website you heard about, or locate
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