Posts tagged "LinkedIn"

How to Explain Why You Are Leaving Your Present Employer

How to Explain Why You Are Leaving Your Present Employer
  One of the most challenging questions asked in an interview is responding to the question, “Why you are considering leaving your current employer.” Hiring managers are obsessed with getting answers to this loaded question. If not addressed properly, it could cost you a potential job. Companies want to know what issues you have with... Read more »

Must Tips for Job Hunting During the Holidays

Must Tips for Job Hunting During the Holidays
The holidays are approaching as the year winds down for hiring managers who are busy with year end responsibilities as they attempt to enjoy the holiday season. This is a tricky time of year to be looking for a job, yet there are ways to approach job hunting to get you positioned for the New... Read more »

Tips for Staying the Course in Your Career

Tips for Staying the Course in Your Career
  Our lives are filled with distractions, from Tweeting to posting on Facebook, we spend a whole lot of time on social media trying to get noticed and build our brand. Some of our friends are proficient at building their audience and using social media to advance their career. Most of us are not that... Read more »
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The 90-Day Job Search

The 90-Day Job Search
With Labor Day quickly approaching, it is time to energize your job search. You have 90-days to get situated in a new job before the holidays, when not much hiring will be done. These next three months are critical in your hunt for a new job. They are the last days of hiring before most... Read more »

Networking 101: Five Tips to Assure Success

Networking 101: Five Tips to Assure Success
Our lives are filled with networking opportunities. In a world that uses social media, the playing field has changed. The reality is the better you are at using social media and networking, the better chance you will have in getting to know people who can help you in your career. Networking is something you should... Read more »

How to Build Your Profile on LinkedIn

How to Build Your Profile on LinkedIn
  When LinkedIn was launched May 5, 2003, founders Reid Hoffman and Konstantin Guericke, most likely, never expected that it would become the number one business networking resource in the world. It is where companies look for job candidate’s replacing many outsourced recruiters. It is the place for people to source contacts for their business... Read more »
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How to Find Your Audience on the Internet

How to Find Your Audience on the Internet
The use of social media to connect and the internet to explore has changed how we do business. In fact, this is the fastest growing sector in our economy with social media and marketing research experts in demand. Being part of this trend is hardly an option these days; rather it is a necessary tool... Read more »

Is Social Media Effective for Branding?

Is Social Media Effective for Branding?
Everyone is using social media as a vehicle these days to promote themselves and their brand or are trying to get us to “buy something.” The Internet Highway as I call it is getting packed with drivers who are attempting to build their brand or business online. We are bombarded with so much information every... Read more »

The Problem with Social Media

The Problem with Social Media
How much time do you spend a day using social media? One hour, two hours or a half a day? The line is blurred between using these social media sites for our personal and/or business purpose. We think that we are reaching a potential business audience. Are we really making an impact? It’s difficult to... Read more »
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Construction Jobs Poised for a Come Back

Construction Jobs Poised for a Come Back
Mike Rowe, the host of the reality show, Dirty Jobs, is out of work after 169 episodes and 8 years on the air. This show focused on blue-collar jobs and had a long run on TV. Now that the show is over, Mike Rowe may want to buy a new hard hat and look at... Read more »