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Post #381 Video Friday: Getting Started Building a Network

Post  #380 Making the Most of the August Slowdown

Post #379 Break Your Addiction to Job Boards

Post #378 Internships: Brilliant or Bogus?

Post #377 Setting Up and Preparing for Informational Interviews

Post #376 Video Friday: Transitioning Into a New Field

Post #375 Know the Job

Post #374 The Art of the Cold Contact

Post #373 Surefire Ways to Ruin a Networking Conversation

Post #372 Making Informational Interviews Work for You

Post #371 Seattle Job Openings: Landesa, Triple-Source

Post #370 Face Time for Job Seekers

Post #369 A Job Seeker’s Guide to E-mail Communication

Post #368 Handling Rejection

Post #367 The Art of Follow-up

Post #366 Warming Up a Cold Contact

Post #365 Use your connections for job applications

Post #364 Avoiding Pre-Interview Faux Pas

Post #363 Maintaining a Healthy Mindset When Looking for Work

Post #362 I Wasn’t Laid-off. I Was Fired!

Post #361 Don’t Ignore Smaller Companies in Your Job Search

Post #360 Video Friday: Using Keywords in Resumes

Post #359 Why Isn’t My Networking Working?

Post #358 When You’re Feeling Down During Your Job Search

Post #357 Answering “How do You Deal with Conflict?”

Post #356 Debugging Your E-mail Communication

Post #355 Video Friday: Body Language in Job Interviews

Post #354 Why You Still Need a Cover Letter and How to Write a Good One

Post #353 Job Search Lottery and Why You Wouldn’t Want to Win It

Post #352 Showing You’re Versatile, Not Wishy-Washy

Post #351 Video Friday: Importance of Interview Mental Readiness

Post #350 Staying Positive During Your Job Search

Post #349 Using Conversation Marketing When Networking

Post #348 Elevator Pitch Done Right: A Step-by-Step Guide

Post #347 Resume Make-over: Returning to the Workforce

Post #346 Video Friday: Preparing for a Phone Interview

Post #345 LinkedIn: Better Late Than Never

Post #344 What Job Seekers Can Learn From Lady Gaga

Post #343 Inspired by Job Seekers

Post #342 Bringing Life to a “Dead End” Internship

Post #341 Video Friday: Working with Job Recruiters

 Post #340 Tweet Your Way to a New Job

Post #339 Are You Coming Across Too Young?

Post #338 The Cast of Characters at Networking Events

Post #337 Should My LinkedIn and Resume be Different?

Post #336 Seattle Job Openings: SEOmoz

Post #335  Video Friday: Researching People before the Interview

Post #334 Does Retraining Pay Off?

Post #333 Got a case of “False Sense of Productivity”?

Post #332 Handling the Ups and Downs of Job Search

Post #331 What to Do When You Don’t Know What You Want to Do

Post #330 Seattle Job Openings: Wetpaint Entertainment, Rainier Investment Management, Inc.

Post #329 Video Friday: Getting Found Online

Post #328 Keywords: What They Are and How to Use Them

Post #327 Action Items for Job Market Newbies

Post #326 The Value of Expert Help in a Job Search

Post #325 Take Our Poll: How Much Time Do You Spend On Your Job Search?

Post #324 Video Friday: Understand a Job’s Requirements

Post #323 Note Taking During Interviews

Post #322 New Grads: Survive and Thrive in 2011 Job Market

Post #321 The Myth of Multitasking: How to Manage Tasks in Your Job Search

Post #320 Making the Most of Each Day in Your Job Search

Post #319 Video Friday: Are You Coming Across as Old?

Post #318 What to Wear to a Job Interview

Post #317 Networking for Introverts

Post #316 Boost Your Online Presence: How to Start a Professional Blog

Post #315 How Much is “Free” Costing You?

Post #314 Video Friday: Using Keywords on Your Resume

Post #313 The Importance of LinkedIn During Job Search

Post #312 Getting Your Job Search Materials Ready

Post #311 What Is Job Search Strategy?

Post #310  Preparing for a Hiring Boom

Post #309  Video Friday: Targeting Small Companies

Post #308 Mealtime Interviews: An Etiquette Guide

Post #307 Googling Yourself: How Google Can Change Your Job Search

Post #306 Danger of Unstructured Job Search

Post #305 Three Ways To Present Temp Jobs On Your Resume

Post #304 Cleaning Up Facebook for Your Job Search

Post #303 Job Resources for Graduating College Students

Post #302 Good Manners During Job Search

Post #301 How To Use Stress in Your Job Search

Post #300 How to be a Graceful Power Networker

Post #299 When They Say You Are Overqualified

Post #298 The Solution to Not Hearing Back

Post #297 Goal Setting For Your Job Search

Post #296 The Importance of Stories During Interviews

Post #295 Job Leads and Internship Opportunities

Post #294 Purposeful Follow-ups

Post #293 Effective Cover Letters

Post #292 Persistence and Job Search

Post #291 Supporting the Job Seeker In Your Life

Post #290 Finding the Right Internship

Post #289 Job Search Lessons From Dating

Post #288 Multi-Generational Workforce: Take Two

Post #287 The Importance of Self Belief

Post #286 Crazy Ways Job Seekers Network

Post #285 How a Job Search Buddy Can Boost Your Success

Post #284 How Liberal Arts Degrees Help Your Job Search

Post #283  How Job Search Has Changed and Ways to Keep Up

Post #282 April Fools for Job Seekers

Post #281 Easy Ways To Stay Connected With Your Network

Post #280 A Step-By-Step Guide to Answering “Tell Me About Yourself”

Post #279 Job Search: Why Referrals Work

Post #278 Help! I Have No Online Presence!

Post #277 Spring Cleaning Your Job Search

Post #276 Video: What to do When You’re Short on Required Experience

Post #275 How the Hidden Job Market Works

Post #274 Five Things to do After a Great Interview

Post #273 Job Search Lessons from the College Admissions Season

Post #272 Internships During Job Search

Post #271 March Madness and Your Job Search

Post #270 Video: Ready, Set, Interview

Post #269 When You Don’t Get Your Dream Job

Post #268 Answering: Why do You Want this Job?”

Post #267 Three Quick Things to Shake Up Your Job Search

Post #266 Should You  Hide Your Age During Job Search?

Post #265 The Importance of Friends During Job Search

Post #264 Video: Working with Employment Agencies

Post #263 Using LinkedIn to Get a Job

Post #263 Ten Things to do Right Before an Interview

Post #261 Job Search and Multi Generational Work Force

Post #260 Preparing for Hiring Boom

Post #259 Celebrating Job Search Success

Post #258 Video: Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch and Using it Right

Post #257 IT Group Hiring Seattle Recuriter

Post #256 Online Networking Etiquette

Post #254 Being Confident, Not Cocky as You Job Search

Post #253 Hanging on to Hope During a Long Job Search

Post #252 Anatomy of a Job Search

Post #251 Rock Bands and Cheerleaders for Job Seekers

Post #250 Video: Getting Started Building a Network

Post #249 When You Don’t Have Enough Years of Required Experience

Post #248 Finding Connections When Applying for a Job

Post #247 Why Years of Experience Do Not Matter

Post #246 Avoiding “Unemployment Discrimination

Post #245 Job Search as Sales Process: Connections Count

Post #244 Video: Handling Rejection During Your Job Search

Post #243 Beating Job Search Burnout

Post #242 Questions You Should NOT Ask in a Job Interview

Post #241 Working with Employment Agencies

Post #240: Seven Habits of Highly Effective Job Seekers

Post #239 Why Your Twitter Profile Matters

Post #238 How to Dress for a Job Interview (video)

Post #237 How to Network Wherever You Go

Post #236 Job Opening IT Security Manager

Post #235 How to Get and Give Recommendations on LinkedIn

Post #234 Revealing Questions to Ask During an Interview

Post #233 Job Openings at Novel Inc.

Post # 232 Breaking Through Long Term Unemployment

Post #231 Lose the Bitterness, Get the Job

Post #230 Entering and Exiting Networking Conversations

Post #229 Building Online Presence

Post #228 Help! I Have No Network!

Post #227 The Answer to Job Boards?

Post #226 Self-Care During a Job Search

Post #225 Is Your Appearance Hurting Your Job Search?

Post #224 Job Openings at Seattle Based Technology Company

Post #223 Sharing Your Network with Your Partner

Post #222 Video: Making Your Resume Stand Out

Post #221 Which Job Board is Best?

Post #220 Successful Job Search in Today’s Economy

Post #219: Showing an Employer You’ve got Fit

Post #218:  Frustrating Job Search?  Don’t Play the Blame Game

Post #217:  Action Plan for Overcoming “Overqualified”

Post #216:  Face Time for Job Seekers

Post #215:  Why Won’t Employers Hire Overqualified Workers?

Post #214:  What Have You Been Up To Since Your Last Job?

Post #213:  Making a Career Transition

Post #212:  Encouraging Job Seekers

Post #211:  Job Search and Football – Lessons Learned

Post #210:  5 Steps to Jump Start Your Job Search

Post #209:  Dealing With Depression During Your Job Search

Post #208:  Answering the Question “Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?”

Post #207:  Customizing Your Resume

Post #206:  Showing How Age is an Advantage

Post #205:  2011 Job Search Restart

Post #204:  Video Friday:  Body Language in Job Interviews

Post #203:  2011 Trend that Creates Opportunity for Job Seekers

Post #202:  Answering the Interview Question “Who Has Inspired You?”

Post #201:  What Can Job Seekers Expect in 2011?

Post #200:  Seattle Start-up PhotoRocket is hiring

Post #199:  Creating a Job Search Strategy for 2011

Post #198:  Making Your Resume Stand Out

Post #197:  Action Items to Jump Start 2011

Post #196:  Countdown to the New Year for Job Seekers

Post #195:  Are You Coming Across as Old?

Post #194:  Job Search Success Stories

Post #193:  Take Our Poll:  How Much Time Do You Spend On Your Job Search?

Post #192:  Questions to Ask When Networking

Post #191:  Job Seekers:  Don’t Make Resolutions, Set Goals Instead!

Post #190:  Should You Go Back to School?

Post #189:  Video Friday:  Using Facebook in Your Job Search

Post #188:  Creating a Job Search Strategy for 2011

Post #187:  Awkward Interview Moments

Post #186:  Improving Communication Skills for Job Search Success

Post #185:  Preparing Your References

Post #184:  Video Friday:  Using Keywords on Your Resume

Post #183:  Keeping Age out of Your Job Search

Post #182:  Hot Careers for 2011

Post #181:  LinkedIn Buzz Words

Post #181:  Fixing A Job Search that isn’t Working

Post #180:  Take Our Poll:  How Much Time Do You Spend On Your Job Search?

Post #179:  Productive Ways to Fill Resume Gaps

Post #178:  Countdown to the New Year for Job Seekers

Post #177:  Video Friday:  Avoiding Bad Advice About Your Job Search

Post #176:  How to Find a Job in a Different City

Post #175:  Turning Social Events into Networking Opportunities

Post #174:  Troubleshooting Tuesday:  Are You Using Your Network Enough?

Post #173:  Take Our Poll:  How Much Time Do You Spend On Your Job Search?

Post #172:  Is it Age Discrimination or Something Else?

Post #171:  Jobully featured in Seattle Business Magazine Blog

Post #170:  Video Friday:  Widening Your Network

Post #169:  Giving the Gift of LinkedIn Recommendations

Post #168:  Answering “How do You Deal with Conflict?”

Post #167:  Troubleshooting Tuesday:  Are You Spending Enough Time on Your Job Search?

Post #166:  Why Face Time is So Important to Your Job Search

Post #165:  Thankfulness for Job Seekers

Post #164:  Easy Ways to Thank Your Network

Post #163:  Troubleshooting Tuesday:  Are You Spending Your Time on the Wrong Things?

Post #162:  Are You Getting Bad Advice About Your Job Search?

Post #161:  Jobfully in the News!

Post #160:  Creating A Job Search Strategy for Success

Post #159:  Turning Internships into Jobs

Post #158:  Answering the Question “Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?”

Post #157:  Troubleshooting Tuesday:  Why Aren’t You Making Progress?

Post #156:  Clear Goals = Better Networking

Post #155:  Positioning Yourself as Perfectly Qualified

Post #154:  Why the Holidays are a Great Time for Job Search

Post #153:  Should I Put Volunteer Work on My Resume?

Post #152:  Troubleshooting Tuesday:  Improving Communication During Interviews

Post #151:  Handling Rejection

Post #150:  Video Friday:  When They Say You Are Overqualified

Post#149: Are You Coming Across As Old?

Post#148: How to Answer “What Do You Know About Us?”

Post#147: Troubleshooting Tuesday: Stalling After Interviews

Post#146: Picking the Right Size Target For Your Job Search

Post#145: Video Friday: Giving It All Away

Post#144: Baseballs Lessons for Job Seekers

Post#143: Pre-Interview Research

Post#142: Troubleshooting Tuesday: Not Hearing Back After Applying

Post#141: Networking No-Nos

Post#140: Video Friday: Using LinkedIn Groups To Network

Post#139: Job Search Magic Combination: Optimism and Action

Post#138: The Art of Telling An Effective Story

Post#137: Troubleshooting Tuesday: Is Networking Your Problem?

Post#136: Why You Need a Job Search Strategy

Post#135: Video Friday: Your Online Reputation

Post#134: Twitter and Your Next Job

Post#133: Interviewing with the Young and Inexperienced

Post#132: Troubleshooting Tuesday: Is Your Target Too Small?

Post#131: Avoiding LinkedIn Faux Pas

Post#130: Video Friday: Working With Recruiters

Post#129: What are Twitter Hashtags, and What Can They Do For You?

Post#128: Jobs In Nursing

Post#127: Interview Fail: Signs Your Interview Is Not Going Well

Post #126: Troubleshooting Your Job Search

Post#125: Social Media 101 for Job Seekers

Post#124: Video Friday: Finding a Job that Matches Your Values

Post#123: Making the Most of Career Fairs

Post#122: Jobs In Social Media

Post#121: Recruiter FAQs

Post#120: Working with External Recruiters

Post#119: Video Friday: Transitioning into a New Field

Post#118: Job Search Strategies for Mature Workers

Post#117: Follow Up With a Contact

Post#116: Are Keywords Overrated?

Post#115: Part Three: Conducting the Informational Interview

Post#114: Seattle Job Leads – Director of Sales, Government at Jobfully

Post#113: Part Two: Setting Up and Preparing for Informational Interviews

Post#112: Video Friday: Efficient Job Searching from Home

Post#111: Making Informational Interviews Work for You

Post#110: Solving the Jobs Problem – A New Kind of Unemployment Benefit

Post#109: Avoiding Job Application Mis-Steps

Post #108: Networking for Introverts: Why You Should Go Alone

Post #107: A New Season with New Opportunities

Post #106: Avoiding Pre-Interview Faux Pas

Post #105: The Art of the Cold Contact

Post #104: Video Friday: Effective Follow-Up

Post #103: Job Statistics – Focus on the Positives

Post #102: Interview Wednesday: Dress for Success

Post #101: Using LinkedIn Groups to make connections

Post #100: Keeping Your Age from Being an Issue

Post #99: Video Friday: The Art of Follow-Up

Post #98: “You’re Overqualified” – Turning Your Qualifications into Advantages

Post #97: “Interview Wednesday: “What’s Your Biggest Weakness?”

Post #96: “You’re Overqualified.” – Addressing the real concerns

Post #95: “You’re Overqualified”. What are they really saying?

Post #94: Job Openings: Vertafore is Hiring

Post #93: Seattle Job Lead: Senior Software Engineer at Adapx

Post #92: Video Friday: Targeting Small Companies

Post #91: Making the most of August Lull

Post #90: Interview Wednesday: Answering “Why Should We Hire You?”

Post #89: When Your Job is Looking for a Job

Post #88: Wrapping Up an Internship

Post #87: Video Friday: Networking for Introverts

Post #86: Answering “Tell Me About Yourself”

Post #85: The Introvert’s Guide to Interviewing

Post #84: The Art of Follow-up

Post #83: Video Friday: 5 Quick Tips for Your Resume

Post #82: Making the Most of the Temp Trend

Post #81: Do Looks Matter?

Post #80: Finding Openings at Small Companies and Start-ups

Post #79: Repairing and Rebuilding Your Online Reputation

Post #78: Tips for Landing Jobs in Small Companies

Post #77: Little Ways for Jobseekers to Communicate Professionally

Post #76: Unemployed Need Not Apple: The Numbers Behind the Claim

Post #75: Pros and Cons of Working at a Small Company

Post #74: Keywords: What They Are and How to Use Them

Post #73: Big Things Ahead at Jobfully

Post #72: Making the Most of Hiring Ebs and Flows

Post #71: Quick Tips for Bringing New Power to Your Resume

Post #70: The Introvert’s Guide to Networking

Post #69: Why You Still Need a Cover Letter and How to Write a Good One

Post #68: Don’t Ignore Smaller Companies in Your Job Search

Post #67: Recruiting via Social Networks is Booming

Post #66: Beating Unemployment Stats with Techniques that Work

Post #65: Why Isn’t my Networking Working?

Post #64: The Math Behind the Networking Claim

Post #63: New Ways to Use Facebook in Your Job Search

Post #62: Lessons Learned from the Forte Foundation: Be the Job

Post #61: Lessons Learned from the Forte Foundation: Know the Job

Post #60: Lessons Learned from the Forte Foundation: Look the Job

Post #59: What Are You Doing with Extra Hours?

Post #58: Recognizing Unique Opportunities

Post #57: When the Ad Says, “Unemployed Need Not Apply”

Post #56: Networking Conversations Part Three: Keeping the Conversation Going

Post #55: What Makes a Good LinkedIn Contact?

Post #54: Networking Conversations Part Two: Steering the Encounter

Post #53: Getting the Networking Conversation Started

Post #52: Giving It All Away

Post #51: Volunteer Work: Your Job Search Secret Weapon

Post #50: Break Your Addiction to Job Boards

Post #49: Getting the Most Out of Your Internship: Goal Setting

Post #48: Jump-start Your Digital Job Search

Post #47: A Jobseeker’s Guide to Growing Your Network

Post #46: LinkedIn: Better Late than Never

Post #45: Action Items for New College Grads Looking for Work

Post #44: Job Seeking for New College Grads

Post #43: Using Your Elevator Pitch Correctly in Your Job Search

Post #42: Using Facebook in Your Job Search

Post #41: Facebook and the Job Search: Personal, Professional, or Both?

Post #40: Searching Through Reports on Job and Employment Trends

Post #39: Positive Thinking and Job Search Success

Post #38: Keeping a Positive Mind During Your Job Search

Post #37: Trends in Recruiting Part Three

Post #36: Tweet Your Way to a New Job

Post #35: Trends in Recruiting Part Two

Post #34: Trends in Recruiting Part One

Post #33: Goal Setting for Your Spring Job Search

Post #32: Three Ways to Present Temp Jobs on Your Resume

Post #31: Spring Cleaning Your Job Search

Post #29: How to Get and Give Recommendations on LinkedIn

Post #28: Optimizing the Jobless Interval in Your Life

Post #27: Relationship Building 101

Post #26: Supporting the Job Seeker in Your Life

Post #25: Optimizing LinkedIn to Help With Your Job Search

Post #24: Making Contact with Employers

Post #23: Does Retraining Pay Off?

Post #22: Turn Your Resume Straw into Gold

Post #21: Are You a Smart Job Seeker?

Post #20: Small Business Challenges, Your Opportunities

Post #19: Getting Ready for that Recovery

Post #18: How Are You Feeding Your Tenacity

Post #17: In the Interest of Not Wasting Time

Post #16: Debunking the Myths of Networking

Post #15: Increase Your Potential With Trips Off the Beaten Path

Post #14: Reality Check on Periods of Unemployment

Post #13: When Working Harder Isn’t Working

Post #12: Say Yes Until It Is Really Time To Say No

Post #11: Stay Engaged, Find a Role Model

Post #10: So What Did You Actually Accomplish? 5 Steps to Make Your Resume Shine

Post #9: Interview Invitation: Tell Me About Yourself

Post #8: Got a Missing Ingredient? Check Your Assumptions at the Door.

Post #7: Identifying the Gems in Your Personal Talent Pool

Post #6: Jobfully Guest Blogger Series

Post #5: Announcing Technology Partner: Conceivian Corporation

Post #4: New Job(less) Figures: What’s Next?

Post #3: Thinking About Grabbing Up Top Talent in This Market?

Post #2: A Must Read Article: The Big Fix

Post #1: The Journey So Far

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