Networking

Networking for Jobs or Lifetime Opportunities

Finding a job in today’s market place requires much more than simply using an online job board and waiting for the employer to call. While this method can work, it can also be the most isolating, repetitive and frustrating way to spend your time, if it’s the only method you use to find a job. Online job search should encompass only a small percentage of your time…

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When Does Waiting Turn Into Working? 

Before I answer this question, there is something that you as a job seeker should probably consider… Why are you waiting for the phone to ring instead of picking up the phone, networking in person and making a few connections without the use of technology i.e.; IPhone, internet, Blackberry, I Pad etc..?   Dozens of job boards and thousands of postings for jobs you applied to and months later you still don’t have work?…

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Total Recall-What’s Your Brand?

We’ve all witnessed the success of companies such as Nike®, Coca-Cola®, and Microsoft® but what is it that makes them so successful? A simple answer: Product Branding.  Of course longevity is a big part of their success but overall their products are recognized world-wide because of effective advertising campaigns geared toward product recognition and total-recall…

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The Importance of Social Etiquette on Twitter

Very interesting; this social networking business.  I am definitely not new to the digital age and online networking.  Truth be known, I’ve been doing it since my days as a realtor in 1999.  I have seen many sites come and go and many businesses fail and mostly because they didn’t know how to make the most of their marketing and free press ventures…

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Lesson in Social Etiquette

This post is just a lesson I learned the hard way, but I believe that sharing my professional mishaps, (which by the way-we all have from time-to-time), is a great way to teach others “What Not To Do” I just had one of those WTF moments and me being me, I spoke up.  I am a believer in speak now or forever shut-up, but generally not before thinking things through first…

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The Fear of Rejection

Sometimes in life things aren’t really what they seem to be and no matter how hard you try to convince others that you are actively seeking employment, the fact that you haven’t found work after one month, five months, or perhaps an entire year, is cause for others to become accusatory rather than empathetic of your situation…

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