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The Daily Muse: Unemployed? The Right (and Wrong) Way to Brand Yourself

In this article from The Daily Muse, Jenny Foss writes, Unemployed? The Right (and Wrong) Way to Brand Yourself. Read an excerpt of Foss’ article below. Read Full Article I recently came in contact with a former technology executive turned job seeker. He was navigating a lengthy, frustrating job hunt, and not surprisingly, he was mad, depressed, […]

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Lifehacker – FaceWash Makes Sure Your Facebook Profile is Clean and Interview-Ready

In this article from Lifehacker, Alan Henry explains how, FaceWash Makes Sure Your Facebook Profile is Clean and Interview-Ready. Read an excerpt of Henry’s article below. Read Full Article If the prospect of going back over years of Facebook posts to determine whether some of them should be hidden or photos untagged is daunting, webapp […]

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Google Yourself: Colleges Help Students Scrub Online Footprints

In this article for the Huffington Post, Carolyn Thompson explains how colleges are helping students clean up for their Social Media image prior to their job search. Read an excerpt of Thompson’s article, Google Yourself: Colleges Help Students Scrub Online Footprints, below. Read Full Article Samantha Grossman wasn’t always thrilled with the impression that emerged […]

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On Careers: How a Rock-Solid Resume Strengthens Your Job Search

In this article for U.S. News and World Report’s Blog,On Careers, Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter explains, How a Rock-Solid Resume Strengthens Your Job Search. Read an excerpt from Barrett-Poindexter’s article below. Read Full Article In today’s job search, a resume is foundational to the entire portfolio. Without a well-forged foundation, your entire communications strategy could crack and sink. The reason […]

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Job Seekers: 5 Ways to Optimize Your Social Media Presence

Job Seekers: 5 Ways to Optimize Your Social Media Presence By Kat Krull As you might realize, your social media presence matters when you are searching for a new job. In fact, according to an infographic by Online Colleges, 37 percent of employers use social media to research job candidates. But they aren’t just looking for reasons […]

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What recruiters want to know about your Internet persona.

In her article for the Simply Hired Blog, Simply Blog, Jennifer King explains What Does Your Internet Persona Say About You? Recruiters Want to Know.  Learn how you can manage your online persona and help your job search. Important statistics from King’s article: 91% of recruiters have visited a candidate’s social networking profile. 68% of recruiters have […]

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How to Use Pinterest When You’re Job Searching

In her article for About.com, Pinterest Tips for Job Seekers, Alison Doyle explains to job seekers how this growing social media website can help their job search. Read in excerpt of Doyle’s article below. Read full article. Pinterest is one of the fastest growing social media sites and you can use it to enhance your […]

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Can Pinterest Help Your Job Search?

In his article for Mashable.com, Sean Weinberg answers the question, Can Pinterest Help Your Job Search? Read an excerpt of Weinberg’s article below. Read Full Article Just when you thought you had mastered the job search on all social media platforms, along came Pinterest. You’ve optimized your Facebook and LinkedIn pages and you’ve got the Twesume. Now it’s time to amp […]

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Top 3 Mistakes Job Seekers Make on Facebook Timeline

In his article for Mashable.com, Tony Morrison explains the Top 3 Mistakes Job Seekers Make on Facebook Timeline. Read an excerpt of Morrison’s article below. Read Full Article Eventually, Facebook’s 845 million users will have to climb abroad the Facebook Timeline hub. There will be plenty of challenges to consider with the slow roll-out of updates to the world’s largest […]

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5 Tips For Finding a Job in Your Later Years

5 Tips For Finding A Job In Your Later Years  Guest post by Kat Krull Today’s job search is very different from a job search 10 or 20 years ago. The majority of opportunities will require you to fill out an application and submit your resume completely online. If you suddenly find yourself looking for a new position, […]

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