LinkedIn Job Search tips and advice by CareerPro Inc

3 Simple LinkedIn To-Dos

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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? Before you try to get …

Treat Critics As One Note Wonders

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“My dear, young man, don’t take it too hard. Your work is ingenious. It’s quality work. And there are simply too many notes, that’s all. Cut a few and it will be perfect.” Do you remember this line from the movie Amadeus? Mozart had to resist, respond and create despite the myopathy of his highly influential Emperor critic. You can …

Confidence to get a new job

Never doubt your capabilities to get a new job!

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Today’s job search is a difficult process. If you are currently out there looking for work, you know the roadblocks, frustrations and daily grind involved in finding a new position. Plus, if you’re over 50, you have additional hurdles to overcome. Age bias is real and all too prevalent in the job market. Nevertheless… There are certain things you can …

Navigating the New World of Work

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In today’s landscape, a corporation can plug someone into a job position tomorrow with little to no training. The key to being plugged in is simply to stay current. Loyalty is no longer the determining factor in the course of your career. Adaptability is now the key that is what all your past, current and future employers are looking for. Staying current is a must, even if it means asking your teenagers for help in navigating the web and all it has to offer. It means taking online courses for free or paying to get certifications. Don’t wait for an employer to do it. Whether you are working full-time or not be willing to pay for knowledge and education. It doesn’t have to be a lot but today’s world of work requires that you own your training.

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Improve Your Career – Hire a Career Coach!

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By Jeff Davidson, MBA, CMC and John M. O’Connor, MFA, CRW Whether you are an executive or someone who is interested in making the most of your career you should consider formal coaching as you make changes, small and big decisions that affect all aspects of your career path. Wherever you go, whatever you do in your career, you’re the …

Interview Communications

Interview Communication Cracks in the Ice

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Let’s talk about the small self damaging work that candidates do to ensure they won’t be hired. Many people in career transition learn to tout and promote their achievements, find a way to practice their elevator pitch and at least have a decent brand of profile. Unfortunately, many people in the interview process quickly eliminate themselves with becoming unforced errors. …

Social Media Job Search Caution and Employer Insights

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According to research released by a team from North Carolina State University, “Employers are increasingly using Facebook to screen job applicants and weed out candidates they think have undesirable traits.” But the new study suggests “companies may have a fundamental misunderstanding of online behavior and, as a result, may be eliminating desirable job candidates.” Of the 175 study participants the …

3 Ways to Use Writing to Boost Your Career

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Writing is a simple and powerful way to increase the power of your personal brand, and it amazes me how few people take advantage of it. Perhaps I should not be so amazed. After sampling the opinions of five six-figure executives I found these off the record comments. Perhaps they could be summarized by what one said to me: John, …