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Staying Positive in a Challenging Job Search

Searching for a job can be challenging at times, especially when you feel like it is going nowhere fast. You may have certain jobs in mind that you want, but you go through the whole process of tailoring your resume and cover letter and nothing happens. Don’t lose hope. If you persevere, you will find [...]

By | December 29th, 2016|Blog, Career Development, Cover Letters & Thank You Letters, Job Search, Resumes|Comments Off on Staying Positive in a Challenging Job Search

Why Isn’t the Phone Ringing After I Send My Resume?

It can be frustrating when you send out resume after resume and you don’t get any calls in return. But there are reasons why this may be happening. It could be something as simple as they found a candidate that exactly met their needs and are looking no further. Another reason could be that they [...]

By | December 23rd, 2016|Blog, Career Coaching, Career Development, Cover Letters & Thank You Letters, Interviewing, Job Search, LinkedIn, Resumes|Comments Off on Why Isn’t the Phone Ringing After I Send My Resume?

When is the Right Time to Start a Job Search

Although there is no perfect time to start a job search, there is no time like the present to start. If you are actively seeking a job, then you should start your job search now. Don’t wait on starting. Just make sure you have a powerful resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn profile to get you [...]

By | December 5th, 2016|Blog, Career Coaching, Career Development, Events, Job Search, LinkedIn, Networking, Recruiters|Comments Off on When is the Right Time to Start a Job Search

How to Survive a Layoff and Get Back on Your Feet

Going through a layoff can be challenging. It can be an emotional time for you and you may feel like you are in a bit of daze. But you will recover from it and move on to bigger and better things. Here are some tips to get your through it and back on your feet. [...]

By | November 18th, 2016|Blog, Career Coaching, Career Development, Interviewing, Job Search, LinkedIn, Networking|Comments Off on How to Survive a Layoff and Get Back on Your Feet

6 Ways to Stay in Touch with Your Network

Having a network is a valuable resource. It takes time to build up a valuable database of contacts. They must be nurtured and cultivated. Here are six ways you can stay in contact with them: Because you have worked so hard to build up these contacts over the years, you do not want to lose [...]

By | November 10th, 2016|Blog, Career Coaching, Career Development, Job Search, Networking|Comments Off on 6 Ways to Stay in Touch with Your Network

Not On LinkedIn? 7 Reasons Why It’s The Place To Be

You’ve heard it before. Social media is the place to get your name recognized. If you are trying to network, looking for a job, or want to keep in touch with people you know than you should be on LinkedIn. Here are seven reasons why you should be on LinkedIn. That’s where the people are [...]

By | July 21st, 2015|Blog, Social Media|Comments Off on Not On LinkedIn? 7 Reasons Why It’s The Place To Be

Love Your LinkedIn Profile

Your LinkedIn profile is not just a reflection of your work history; it is a source of information that may not be found on your resume. Many people make the mistake of duplicating their resumes on their profile. While your resume will be the foundation used to craft your LinkedIn profile, there is so much [...]

By | February 25th, 2015|Blog, Job Search|Comments Off on Love Your LinkedIn Profile

The Magic Formula of How to Give and Get LinkedIn Recommendations Part 3 of 3

With LinkedIn such an important social platform in the recruiting and hiring process, having recommendations on your profile is important. Great recommendations can make a difference! Consider them your online reference sheet packed with a punch. How to Request Recommendations on LinkedIn Only ask for recommendations from people who are relevant to your goals — [...]

By | January 13th, 2015|Blog, Job Search, Social Media|Comments Off on The Magic Formula of How to Give and Get LinkedIn Recommendations Part 3 of 3

The Magic Formula of How to Give and Get LinkedIn Recommendations Part 2 of 3

In Part 1 of this series I talked about how LinkedIn recommendations give you visibility, search engine optimization, and keyword searchability. The magic formula for writing a recommendation was revealed along with what people are looking for when they read a recommendation. If you missed Part 1, click here. If You’re Asked to Give a [...]

By | January 6th, 2015|Blog, Job Search, Social Media|1 Comment

The Magic Formula of How to Give and Get LinkedIn Recommendations: Part 1 of 3

LinkedIn recommendations are a natural evolution of references and letters of recommendation. However, they often are more credible than these traditional documents, because it is harder to fake a recommendation on LinkedIn than it is to forge a letter. Since many companies are restricting reference checks to verification of title and dates of employment, a [...]

By | December 16th, 2014|Blog, Job Search, Social Media|Comments Off on The Magic Formula of How to Give and Get LinkedIn Recommendations: Part 1 of 3
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