Category Archives: Social Media for Job Search

To Know or Not To Know: Which is Better

This weekend, I spoke with a job seeker who — three weeks ago — applied for a job listing online for a job that he saw at Borders. He hadn't seen the closing signs, or the news coverage that Borders … Continue reading

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The Keywords You Need To Find the Right Job

Have you spent hours searching job boards for position listings?   Do you know what you want but get too many search results when you look for it?   Did you know employers and hiring managers are very sophisticated when … Continue reading

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Job Hunting Rules To Break (Or Why & How to Crowd Your Shadow)

I participate in the Career Collective, a community of bloggers who convene and give their takes on a singular topic once a month. Up this time: outdated job search beliefs or rules that are made to be broken.   Given … Continue reading

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What Was in 2010, What To Expect in 2011

I'm pleased to be a member of Career Collective, a community of bloggers that provides perspective on job search related topics on a monthly basis. Up this month, trends that will affect your career this year! Here's my take: 2010 … Continue reading

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On Change, Water, and Blog Action Day

Generally, I write about careers and job search. But today’s post is part of blog action day and I’m writing about water—as are others all over the world. Like many Americans, I have spent my life surrounded by water. (Did … Continue reading

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Happy New Job Search (& Why You Gotta Be)

Labor Day is the equivalent of a one-two punch for job seekers and employers. It's back-to-school and New Year's resolutions rolled into one: Summer vacations are over, it's time to get back to the hiring game. Employers post more listings, … Continue reading

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Twitter and Your Job Search

This afternoon, I’ll be talking live with Maggie Mistal, host of the Making a Living Radio Show on the Martha Stewart Living Radio Channel on XM/Sirius radio. Our topic: Strategies for finding a job via Twitter and the Twitter Job Search Guide. We’ll be … Continue reading

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On the Art of Following (Twitter Style)

"Try to remember the kind of Septemberwhen life was slow and oh, so mellow.Try to remember the kind of Septemberwhen grass was green and grain was yellow.…Try to remember and if you remember then follow.Follow, follow, follow… – Tom Jones, … Continue reading

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Why You Need to Be Social In Your Job Search

In addition to my work with private clients, I research and write about how to use social media in job search. The following post is also published on the website for the book I co-authored, The Twitter Job Search Guide. … Continue reading

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How To Tweet Your Way to a New Job

If you haven't had a chance to pick up The Twitter Job Search Guide yet, or are interested in using Twitter for your job search, here are a few simple tips on how to do it. This slide presentation was prepared … Continue reading

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