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How to Avoid the Resume Black Hole

In this article for About.com, Alison Doyle suggests How to Avoid the Resume Black Hole. Tips from this article include: Resume Keywords Apply Directly to Companies Find Your Connections Read Full Article

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Making LinkedIn Work for You

In her article for the Wall Street Journal, Sue Shellenbarger reports, Making LinkedIn Work for You. Read an excerpt from Shellenbarger’s article. Read Full Article Some Juggle commenters have asked for a post on the professional networking website LinkedIn. The site passed 100 million users in March and continues to grow by about one million members a week. Its […]

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Why You Need an Elevator Pitch

In this article for the Wall Street Journal, Sarah E. Needleman explains, Why You Need an Elevator Pitch. Read an excerpt from Needleman’s article. Read Full Article A few weeks ago, I found myself in an elevator with a senior executive at my company. Since I work for a large organization, I didn’t expect such a […]

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Want the Job? Get a Sponsor

In her article for Forbes.com, Want the Job? Get a Sponser, Colette Martin explains what a sponsor is and how they can impact your job search. Below is an excerpt of Martin’s article. Read Full Article For the past two decades we’ve heard a lot about mentoring. Having a mentor – someone to guide you […]

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Signs of a Healthy Job Search

In his article for U.S. News and World Report, Tim Tyrell-Smith lists 10 Signs of a Healthy Job Search. Some of those signs are: You enjoy networking People seem to remember you You are not relying on your resume Read full article and view complete list

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What’s Your Personal Brand?

In his article for Forbes Magazine, Ron Ashkenas asks, What’s Your Personal Brand? Below is an excerpt of Ashkenas’ article Do you have a personal brand?  When people hear your name, do they immediately think of certain qualities that you have?  Do colleagues, friends and family know what they can count on from you?  Does […]

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Control Your Career Development

In his article for U.S. News and World Report, Curt Rosengren shows readers how to Expand Your Career Potential. Below is an excerpt of Rosengren’s article: I remember the feeling when I first left home to go to college and realized I didn’t need permission for the way I lived my life. It was exhilarating […]

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Do You Need a Career Coach?

In her article for Psychology Today, Katharine Brooks, Ed.D. gives readers advice to help determine if they should hire a career coach. Below is an excerpt from Brooks’ article, Do You Need a Career Coach? Read Full Article According to the International Coach Federation, this week is International Coaching Week designated as a time for coaches to […]

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How to be a Better Listener

About.com Guide, Dawn Rosenberg McKay explains how your ability to listen can benefit your job search. In her article, Now Pay Attention. Here’s Why You Need Good Listening Skills, McKay explains the difference between listening and hearing and explains why you need good listening skills. Below is an excerpt of McKay’s article. Read Full Article […]

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The Best Time to Get a Promotion

Wall Street Journal Career Stategies article, Most Promotions Take Place in January, Study Finds, Joe Light references a study conducted by LinkedIn Corp showing when “the greatest percentage of in-house promotions” occur. In this study, the professional networking site found that, “16% of promotions since 2000 occurred in January”. January is not always the hot […]

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