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Tackling The 500# Gorilla in Career Transition

Lack of knowledge regarding the process. If you don’t understand the interactive nature of networking, now’s the time to learn. To be an effective net-worker, you need to be willing to serve as a conduit, sharing information, building relationships based on

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Build Your Comfort and Confidence With Social Media Use

Never allow your LinkedIn usage to spiral out of control… However, that said, you want to get to your statistical ‘tipping point’ as soon as possible to cut the workload. Your ultimate goal with social media is to STAY FOCUSED. 

Posted in Job Search OBJECTIVES, LinkedIn Contact Development, NETWORKING, Social Media

Putting The FIT Back Into Recruitment Strategies

In order to effectively source, identify, and attract your next best employee, you must first know how your job description and requirements best meet their value proposition and ability/ potential to meet your needs or solve your challenge. Recruitment process

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The DYSFUNCTION of Traditional Recruitment

Many organizations, in need of specific, highly qualified talent go into the “journey” of recruitment activity without really knowing their destination, their PRIMARY SOURCING OBJECTIVE. This Pilot has never heard of a ship leaving harbor without knowing their destination or

Posted in LinkedIn Contact Development, Recruitment Strategy, Social Media

Job Seeker’s Need a Pulse, Too…

A lot of individuals with a rebellious streak resist structure, snub the idea of a schedule, and then find that their lives and creative output aren’t nearly as harmonious as they hoped.  As job seekers,  some find it quite difficult to

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A Job Seeker’s Personal Marketing Plan

While involved in ‘the challenging waters’ of career transition, the same chaotic, jobless, trying times are very productive times.  Don’t waste them by floundering with lack of focus and direction, falling into the dark, depressive attitude of distractions and, worst

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Telling “Your Story” in The OTHER Job Market

The problem with traditional job search tactics is that they take you directly into the teeth of the screening process, forcing you to be judged “yes-no-maybe” prematurely… worse still, this judgement is usually being made by a computer through a

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The EMPLOYMENT EQUATION… What Gives?

The Internet has spurred many new, employment related businesses to flourish in the past twenty years, some with great financial success  Small start-up HR and recruitment/placement technology firms are receiving two to three times (or more) their revenues in new

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Productive Participation in The Interview Dialog

The next time you meet with a potential employer, open the conversation with this simple phrase: “In preparing for this meeting I took some time to…” Then simply highlight the two or three critical things that you did to prepare

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CREATING Your Digital Footprint

Social media is a great place to learn about and create a digital conversation with your market. Potential employers do not want to be talked-to, or worse yet sold-to on these platforms. Your “followers” want to know they have a

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