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Category Archives: Communication Skills

Questions to Ask When Networking

Tweet Job seekers are well aware that networking is critical, but it can be intimidating.  Even people who enjoy being social can find themselves tongue-tied when they have a goal in mind other than just chatting.

Pre-Interview Research

Tweet You got the interview, now what?  Time to dig in and learn all you can so you can shine in the face-to-face meeting.  Having good background on the company will make you look interested and prepared, but the research will give you valuable knowledge that will help confirm that this is in fact a [...]

The Art of the Cold Contact

Tweet Contacting people you don’t know, even over e-mail, can be intimidating. But it doesn’t have to be. If you do your research, compose a professional communication, and get the right message across, it can be a rewarding process and a critical part of building your network.

Elevator Pitch Done Right: A Step-by-Step Guide

A job seeker’s elevator pitch can be a powerful tool when done correctly. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to use your elevator pitch properly to enhance your job search.

Video Friday: Using LinkedIn Groups to Network

Tweet You know LinkedIn is a great networking tool, but are you using it to to its fullest?  In today’s video, Jobfully Social Media Marketing Manager Dennis Grubbs explains how to use LinkedIn Groups to make connections.

The Easiest Elevator Pitch to Deliver

Tweet Today our guest blogger is Jeff Haden. Jeff is a columnist for CBSMoneyWatch.com and Inc.com.  He has written more than 30 non-fiction books, including four Business and Investing titles that reached #1 on Amazon’s bestseller list. Jeff learned much of what he knows about business from managing a 250-employee book manufacturing plant. Everything else he [...]

How to Find a Job in a Different City

Tweet Job seekers have lots of reasons for considering work in other cities.  It could be for personal reasons, seeking a stronger economy, or hoping that there will be more demand for their skills. Whether you are certain you want to move or are considering it, there are some special techniques you can use when [...]

Using LinkedIn Groups to Make Connections

Did you know you can use LinkedIn to contact people you don’t know including those in industries or with job titles of interest to you?

A Job Seeker’s Guide to E-mail Communication

Tweet E-mail is probably the most common form of communication in the modern job search. You might use e-mail for networking, submitting resumes, following up, and more. Since e-mails are so important in so many stages of your job search, you want to avoid e-mail miscommunication. Here are some tips for ensuring that your e-mails [...]

Debugging Your E-mail Communication

Stories of email snafus during job search and advice on how to have clear email communications.

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