Archive for June 2012

Plan a Career Start-Up

Plan a Career Start-Up
Recently, I found myself talking to a friend whom I hadn’t seen awhile at a large scale networking event. She had remarked, after telling her of my various experiences, that I was a busy guy, and I realized that I had engaged in a slight shift in perception – seeing my career as less about... Read more »

Getting Schooled in Non-Profit Job Stalking

Getting Schooled in Non-Profit Job Stalking
Yes, I admit it – I sometimes listen and heed the advice of career coaches. One such piece of advice is to connect with my school’s alumni associations, and since I was a alumnus of Loyola here in Chicago (getting both my bachelor’s and master’s while attending classes in three different classes), I took advantage... Read more »

Welcome to the Machine

Sorry, again, for the long gap between my posts in here (thank goodness for Gordon’s Wednesday entries!), but things have been “complicated” both with some development (i.e., unpaid) work that I’ve been tied up with, and a networking calendar that has been little short of brutal. Oh, and, of course, fighting off the “I’ve been... Read more »
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Meetups and Tweetups and Stuff - Oh, My!

Meetups and Tweetups and Stuff - Oh, My!
One of the advantages – and disadvantages – to living in a city like Chicago is that there are plenty of opportunities to network. I’m not talking about the kind of high-level, cocktail-party events that are held on a nightly basis – you know, the kind that brag about getting 1,000 RSVPs into a 100-person... Read more »

The Fine Art of Linking In

The Fine Art of Linking In
Let me just come out and say it: Linked In is possibly my favorite social network. Sure, you think, I’m only saying that because I’m writing a post about the experience of job seeking, but it’s one of the most versatile tools – it allows me to see who I know, serving as an online... Read more »

The More Things Change …

Wow … this is the 301st post that has gone up on The Job Stalker since I took over writing it in November 2009. Of course, over the past year, a lot of those have been coming from Gordon Dymowski, but it’s still quite a milestone. If this wasn’t the blog about being unemployed, and... Read more »
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