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Monthly Archives: October 2010

Video Friday: Giving It All Away?

Tweet Say you are in a job interview and asked for your most innovative idea for that company.  Would you give that idea up knowing that you may not get hired?  Jobfully CEO Mei Lu discusses why you would be at a disadvantage if you do not voice your best idea. More detail about “Giving It [...]

Baseball’s Lessons for Job Seekers

Tweet Baseball’s World Series is an exciting celebration of the sport known as America’s Pastime. It marks the end of a long, hard-fought season played out on fields and in stadiums across the country. Believe it or not, baseball holds a number of great lessons for job seekers: You have to swing to get a [...]

Is Networking Your Problem?

Tweet Are you struggling to find job leads?  If so, it’s possible you are not doing enough networking. Many job seekers rely too much on advertised jobs and not enough on networking. Recruiters are relying less and less on job boards and other traditional sources to advertise job openings.  The hidden job market, often discovered through [...]

Twitter and Your Next Job

Tweet Twitter is very hot these days, and it can be a very powerful tool in your job search.  Last week we shared the mysteries of Twitter hashtags. This week, we go in depth on what Twitter can do for you. For the uninitiated, Twitter is a social networking service for people to stay connected.  [...]

Is Your Job Search Target Unrealistic?

Tweet If you are finding it difficult to locate any open positions at all in your targeted area, it may be that you have picked too small a target. Job searchers today are particularly challenged because there are many job areas that have greatly diminished due to changes in the market and economy. If you [...]

What are Twitter Hashtags, and What Can They Do For You?

Tweet Twitter can be a very powerful tool for your job search.  Not only do many companies now post job leads on Twitter, but it’s also a good place to find and interact with recruiters. Finding jobs on Twitter is easy if you know how to do it.  The most popular way to find jobs [...]

Jobs In Nursing

Tweet Looking for a job that is always in demand, offers great personal satisfaction uses a wide variety of skills?  How about nursing!  No longer doctor’s helpers in starched white dresses, today’s nurses have many specializations and make good money.  Nursing careers tend to be a safe option to pursue when you think about the [...]

Troubleshooting Your Job Search

Tweet Job seekers sometimes say to me “I’m doing everything, and nothing is working.”  The truth is, there are things every job seeker can do to improve their job search. But often job seekers don’t see beyond what they know about job searching. What they don’t know could change their strategy and execution.  With that [...]

Social Media 101 for Job Seekers

Tweet Many job seekers, especially mature workers, struggle to understand the role social media can play in a successful job search. Back in the day, resumes were printed and sent by mail and jobs were found in the local paper. Today it’s Twitter, LinkedIn and more. Ignoring these “new fangled” methods can greatly hinder a [...]

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