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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Crazy Ways Job Seekers Network

Tweet What’s the weirdest place you’ve ever networked?  A recent blog on how to network anytime generated some great stories from people who found unusual ways to connect with others.

Finding the Right Internship

Tweet Internships are an important way for job seekers to gain experience, build successes and get a foot in the door at a company or in an industry.  In a earlier post we detailed how job seekers are using internships. Once you’ve decided an internship is right for you, how do you find one and plan [...]

How to Use Your Stress in Job Search

Tweet Are you stressed about your job search?  Do you  feel you don’t have enough time to tackle your to-dos?   Does the challenge of finding a job seem overwhelming? Many people assume that being stressed impede with their capability to function effectively, not to mention performing at a higher level than usual.  Well, think again.  [...]

The 5 Core Competencies of Self-Promotion

Tweet Today our guest blogger is Matt Youngquist. Matt is the President of Career Horizons, serving Northwest individuals and organizations dealing with the unique challenges of job hunting and employment transition.  Matt is a recognized expert in the field of career coaching, job hunting, and professional employment counseling.  You can follow him on Twitter @mattyoungquist. When [...]

Multi-Generational Workforce: Take Two

Tweet A recent Jobfully blog highlighted some of the differences between older and younger workers in today’s workforce. The blog cautioned older job seekers from jumping to conclusions about the new generation. But younger job seekers have a lot to learn too. This blog is a response from one Gen-Yer on what we can do [...]

Are You Getting Bad Advice About Your Job Search?

Tweet There is an overwhelming amount of job search advice on the web.  That advice can range from excellent to flat out bad. Case in point: A recent blog recommended this method for finding a job fast: Go on job boards and locate openings that match your passion. Send your resume to 10-20 employers a [...]

How Liberal Arts Degrees Help Your Job Search

Having a degree that doesn’t connect to an obvious profession doesn’t have to limit what you can do in life. In fact, it can open many opportunities.

Job Search Resources for Graduating College Students

Tweet Finding a job when you’re about to graduate from college can feel daunting. You’ve just spent years of your life earning a degree, and now it’s time to get out there and use it. Many students stay so focused on graduating that they don’t know where to start when it comes to finding a [...]

Video Friday: Importance of Interview Mental Readiness

An interview is an opportunity for you and the employer to exchange information. This week’s video highlights three things you both should focus on.

Cleaning up Facebook for Your Job Search

Tweet An article published in HR Magazine (the most widely read and respected human resources publication in the world) told the story of a physician who didn’t get a job at a small mid-west town hospital because she liked books on witchcraft on her Facebook page. This isn’t the first time we’ve heard of Facebook [...]

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