So many people want to tell you what not to do when working on your job search online. In this tough job market too many well intentioned people can scare you out of some solid, bold approaches online. We can recount the many mistakes and hazards of building your online brand. Some of the eye catching warnings start with lines like The Five Fatal Mistakes of…and you can fill in the blanks after the ellipsis. So let’s talk about building a core, positive presence online and what you can do to improve your job search networking etiquette and habits.
Perhaps what concerns me most about the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly data and reports focuses on what the government calls the “marginally attached” workers and the discouragement that that can come from feeling displaced.