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Why You Need to Join a LinkedIn Group

Job Searching with Social Media expert Joshua Waldman joins us today to give another tip, as to how to grow your effectiveness on LinkedIn. From Joshua: 

In 2006, when I still worked at Cisco, I started a little LinkedIn Group called “Cisco.” Okay, not...

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What to Say During Interviews

By: Ben Carpenter

You’ve done the work applying to jobs, you’ve waited weeks to hear back, but the day has finally come where you’ve been asked to interview for your desired position. Before you start imagining working there too much, you have to...

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A High-Activity Process-Based Job Search

The job search itself boils down to this:  You take Your Brand (who you are) and couple that with the amplification potential of Your Network (who you know and who they know) and insert them into a High-Activity Processed-Based job search. 

The more action...

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4 Steps to a Great Job Start – The Halo Effect

Some new employees show up and make a terrific first impression and often, that has powerful downstream implications. They create a kind of ‘Halo Effect’ that leads to a positive assumption that they will be great:

  • What a great hire!
  • Put her on the ___...
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Top 5 Tips to Help You Excel at Your Summer Internship

For your summer internship you have two objectives:

  1. Exceed the expectations of the assignment you were given
  2. Stand out as a high potential future employee

Internships give you a platform to learn, discover if the field is exciting for you, offers a chance to build...

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New Role Preparation - 4 Steps to a Great Job Start

By: Alan McMillan

The essential element when beginning every new role is excellent preparation.  If you are starting an internship, a new job or a promotion within the organization, preparation is key.

Terrific preparation for a new position does two things:

First:...

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4 Steps to a Great Job Start

The essential element when beginning every new role is excellent preparation.  If you are starting an internship, a new job or a promotion within the organization, preparation is key.

Terrific preparation for a new position does two things:

First: You walk into the...

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Why You Need to Use the Filter of Five for Job Searches

If successful job searches result in multiple offers (and they should), you might want some assistance in sorting-through, comparing and prioritizing various choices. 

The challenge is that multiple offers are never apples to apples. They are always apples to...

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What to Do If You Get a Job Rejection

As baseball Hall of Famer Connie Mack said, ‘You can’t win them all.’ But that does not lessen the sting of NO. 

So what happens when you get a no? You were working with a recruiter, who ushered you into an opportunity. Perhaps they spoke so...

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The Single Most Important Interview Secret

By: Alan McMillan

I recently read a great book for young people who are transitioning from college to career. The Bigs, by Ben Carpenter, offers some of the clearest thinking and ‘how-to’ advice I have come across for 18-24 year-olds. In addition to his...

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