Tag Archives: career advice

2012 Hiring: What Works, What Doesn’t & What’s To Come

I started 2012 looking to hire at my company. While I’ve spent a significant part of my career either directly hiring or sitting on the hiring committees of my employers, I have to say this year seems to be a … Continue reading

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Spiff Your Online Presences to Advance Your Career Search

In September, I spoke at a local conference on the topic of job searching using social and mobile media. Specifically, I shared quick tips and insights for improving a job seeker’s online profile as well as suggestions for utilizing mobile … Continue reading

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Treat Each Employment Opportunity Like ‘The One’

FlexJobs offers some valuable insight on what it takes to distinguish one’s self in today’s competitive job market, and I was grateful to be included in their blog post offering advice.

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Let Me Just Grab My Rolodex …

It’s the most trite expression in the employment search lexicon: “It’s not so much what you know as who you know.” And job seekers hate hearing it. In days gone by, it meant grabbing your old Rolodex or address book … Continue reading

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History Repeats Itself, So Take Heed

History repeats itself, and if you’re careful, it will treat you well. I experienced this firsthand today while at the SoMeBizLife conference where I ran into two old friends from college. My friends had fallen out of touch – or … Continue reading

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