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Picking the Right Size Target for Your Job Search

Tweet We talked about the problem of having a job search target that is too narrow.  But equally problematic is having a target that is too broad, or a scattershot attempt to land any jobs. Instinct tells you that having a big target gives you a better chance of hitting something. Yet with job search, [...]

Avoiding LinkedIn Faux Pas

Tweet Job seekers know LinkedIn can be a vital part of a successful job search.  But use it incorrectly and you will alienate people in your network, create bad will and maybe even cost yourself opportunities.  Here are some common LinkedIn mistakes and how to avoid them:

Video Friday: When They Say You Are Overqualified

Tweet It’s not uncommon for a job seeker to be told he or she is overqualified for a position. If this happens to you, it is possible to respond in a way that keeps you in the running for the job.  In today’s video blog, Jobfully’s Carrie Krueger explains what to do when you’re told [...]

Giving the Gift of LinkedIn Recommendations

Tweet The holiday season is upon us, and many (like me) are scrambling to find gifts for professional colleagues.  While budgets are tight for many, a meaningful gift doesn’t have to cost anything.   A recommendation on LinkedIn is a thoughtful gift that will bee appreciated for many reasons:

Easy Ways to Thank Your Network

Tweet It’s important to thank your network on a regular basis.  People are much more likely to help if they feel their efforts are appreciated. Your sincere, gracious thanks shows you notice the extra effort and are grateful for it.  It also keeps you top of mind with those in your network.  Here are some [...]

Video Friday: Understand a Job’s Requirements

Job seekers should take time to clearly understand the job description and requirements before applying.

Why Face Time is So Important to Your Job Search

Tweet Focus on face time! That’s the message from research that shows you get a lot more done face to face than you do via email. What’s true in the work environment is even more true in your job search. Here are just a few of the advantages of face to face communication:

7 Habits of Highly Effective Job Seekers

Tweet “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” is a classic and highly recommended book, for anyone looking for an increased sense of purpose, efficiency and effectiveness.  The principles in the book apply in the workplace, at home, in school and to job search.   Each of the seven habits has very direct applications and relevancy to [...]

Video Friday: Your Online Reputation

Tweet Is your online reputation costing you job opportunities? In today’s video, Jobfully Vice President Carrie Krueger explains how to make sure everything potential employers discover about you online is positive.

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 [...]

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