Posts tagged "networking"

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 »

Job Search 101

Job Search 101
Let’s assume it has been a few months since your departure from your last job. You have been immersed in the pursuit of looking for a new job while attempting to enjoy your summer days before it is all over. Have you been using your time efficiently?  And have you committed to your job search?... Read more »

Is Facebook Dead?

Is Facebook Dead?
I have written about Facebook for years. Sometimes I have spoken highly of it, other times I dislike it for its never ending “moaning” and promotion. I wrote an article this month about having a “dislike” button installed. It only makes sense. If we can Like something, why not Dislike it? It this rude? Maybe.... Read more »
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Watch Out for “Old Friends” Who Connect on Facebook

Watch Out for “Old Friends” Who Connect on Facebook
In high school I had a friend that was like a sister to me. Two years older, we were inseparable. We lost contact and haven’t seen one another for over 25 years. Then on Facebook recently, I received a request from her to connect. I had thought of her occasionally and wondered what she had... Read more »

Essential Tips for Networking at Holiday Parties

Essential Tips for Networking at Holiday Parties
This time of year is cause for celebration. With many companies hosting parties for friends, employees and guests, it is an opportune time to meet new people. These parties often have guests from all walks of life, who you never would have met if not for the holiday party. So, go to as many of... Read more »

Bragging & Bitching on Facebook: Our Addiction

Bragging & Bitching on Facebook: Our Addiction
It has occurred to me after reading a number of Facebook posts (which I do every day after I check my e-mail) that many of us are either looking for recognition on a victory we have won or are bitching about something or someone. Facebook has become a highway for unloading whatever is on our... Read more »
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How to Find a Job on LinkedIn

How to Find a Job on LinkedIn
  LinkedIn has been garnering more attention lately as the job market continues to stall and many are still looking for work or a better company for their skill set. Many people have had  a presence on this site, yet did not use it much for postings or on-line conversation. This has all changed, of... Read more »

Have you Helped Others Find a Job? You Should.

Have you Helped Others Find a Job? You Should.
With so many of you being out of work and seriously frustrated by finding a new job for yourself, the thought of helping others is probably not even on your radar! Yet, it should be. When you help others, you make vital connections that can help you down the line in your own career. So... Read more »

Protect Your LinkedIn Account!

Protect Your LinkedIn Account!
With so many people in a job transition and/or career change, they are beginning to use LinkedIn as their “go-to” site for business networking. Facebook, has been the place for the past few years to connect, but it is a crowded space with almost billion users. We have all but given up on keeping a... Read more »
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Tips for Dealing With Holiday Depression

Tips for Dealing With Holiday Depression
The holidays are in full swing.  For many of us, this time of year is particularly stressful, Feeling overwhelmed and dealing with issues that are often out of your control often leads to depression.  It is a time that many are forced to handle underlining family issues, financial problems and lack of job opportunities, as... Read more »