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tiolb-01 Posted on
August 12, 2014 by

How Smartphones Are Making Us Dumb, Dangerous and Unproductive

Accidents happen and they seem to be happening at greater frequency in and around every road we travel. But the distracted smartphone generation could be endangering themselves and us not only on the road but at work. Another client called to inform me to avoid an accident he sideswiped another driver after being run off the road by a texting driver two minutes after leaving work. The other was cited but my client said: “John, we busted butt to get this job and it could have been worse. It could have been my last day on the new job and the last day on earth.”

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June 05, 2014 by

Take Your Resume From “Blah” to “Wow!”

When creating a résumé it’s important to look at the document as a branding tool, written to a specific audience (the employer) and it must capture the attention of the reader to achieve the goal of getting an interview. In today’s market, content remains the king and content drives strategy, which includes the look, keywords, […]

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IMG_0322 Posted on
May 07, 2014 by

A Networking Rock Star Speaks (and You Can Be One Too)

Remember to bring a business mindset to every networking event. Ms. Haney Woods: “I treat networking like I do an interview. I research who will be at a meeting, what they might ask me and I dress as if I am interviewing with them for a job I really want.” So in networking Kat suggests that you need to take the initiative. “Always make the ask” and don’t be scared to ask for what you want.

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Linkedin-Job-Search Posted on
April 07, 2014 by

3 Simple LinkedIn To-Dos

With new social media apps and websites multiplying like rabbits, it can be hard to keep up with the “good” ones, or the ones that are “worth your time.” Whether you are in career transition or keenly interested in career advancement what might be clear, safe-zone advice when it comes to your brand on LinkedIn? […]

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wwrtht-01 Posted on
October 31, 2011 by

How To Post Your Resume in an Online Application

It seems easy enough. A company wants your resume. You just click on their site and there’s your perfect or next best job. You are excited. Your resume looks good to you. You look for the button to click and send. It should be that easy. But then you get to the proverbial next step. […]

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aggregation Posted on
July 27, 2011 by

Control the Aggregation of You

Aggregation 1. a group, body, or mass composed of many distinct parts or individuals 2. a : the collecting of units or parts into a mass or whole b : the condition of being so collected  If you haven’t noticed everyone seems to be building a case about you on the web. You voluntarily give up […]

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July 26, 2011 by

How to Hunt in the Pack

A colleague of mine, Susan Whitcomb, raised an excellent question on Linked In about job search and it inspired me to think about a team approach in this area. During the most difficult period of search in at least the last 10 years I responded to her post and question with some ideas of my own and that have worked for my clients. Here is a primer of that discussion and some ideas for you if you want to hunt or use some the tactics of the pack or a team approach.

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pptdtyias-n-04 Posted on
May 24, 2011 by

Your Social Media Editorial Strategy

I would argue that those two are now blending and will continue to blend. By creating a more powerful purpose in your “social media’ regardless of platform you will be able to anticipate and be prepared for the future. The future to me looks like a blend. To be ready for that blend create a content and relevant editorial strategy to help define your future brand.

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