Why do career folks like each other?

If you are active on social media, you notice career professionals talking to each other all the time on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and even LinkedIn. Funny thing about that, in a global market place, we are all competitors for the most part. Shouldn’t we be cut throat and stay as far away from each other…

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Who do you connect with on LinkedIn?

When I first started on LinkedIn, I followed the original directions very tightly. I only connected with people I knew well. After all, those were the guidelines. But as my network grew and time went on that changed. Last night, I was reading a conversation thread on Career Director International’s e-list. Someone had asked about…

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Top 3 motivations to update (create, review, revise) your resume

Did you know that September is the official International Update your Resume Month, proclaimed officially by Career Directors International? September is the start of many other things, back-to-school, start of college, start of families focusing on sporting events, church group scheduling, and many things. I think this is a great time to remember that your…

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Competition or Colleagues? And a History Lesson

Competition strikes fear, the word Colleague, implies working together. Can the competition be your colleague? In my experience, yes! I’ve been a career industry professional for over 25 years, writing resumes, cover letters, teaching clients job searching strategies, and listening to job seekers share their stories. The impact of professional organizations I joined the Professional…

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Pinkslip Party and Stone Soup!

Pinkslipparty and Stone Soup!

Innovative Recession Jobsearch Help — Pinkslip Party This post is cutting it very close because the latest Pinkslip Party in Boston will start in 15 minutes from this writing. But it will be there for the future, for all the potential pinkslip party questions people may have in the future. Resume writing adventures with Pinkslip…

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