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Career Enlightenment is the award-winning career blog from the author of “Job Searching with Social Media For Dummies”, Joshua Waldman.

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10 Tips for a Successful Phone Interview

Erin Greene is a guest blogger for My Dog Ate My Blog. So you’ve landed a phone interview with the company of your dreams and you’re still in your pajamas.  Now what?  Make sure to follow these simple guidelines for getting a call back: 1.     Know the game.  While...

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8 Things You Need to Ask Yourself Before Taking the Job

When you’ve been searching for a job for a long time, getting offered a position might feel like an overwhelming relief. You might feel tempted to jump right on board, but is that really the best decision you could be making? You need to make sure you’re making an...

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How to explain a career gap on your LinkedIn profile

People take breaks from their careers for a number of different reasons: for example, to raise a family, to travel, to volunteer, or simply because they were made redundant and didn’t find a new job straight away. Despite the fact that most of the time the rationale...

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Interview with Brand-Yourself.com CMO

Brand-Yourself.com is a 2 year old start-up run by students at Syracuse University. My interview today was with their CMO, Trace Cohen. Trace is running their PR and outreach including speaking about the benefits of social media for job seekers. We're definitely on...

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