I consider myself tech savvy and pretty open minded when it comes to embracing social media. I have profiles around the World Wide Web on LinkedIn, Google+, Facebook and Twitter. But there are a few "hot" trending platforms that I am, admittedly, reluctant to embrace for personal…Continue
I've lost count of the number of frustrated job seekers I've spoken with over the past month. From the California coast to the suburbs of London, these seekers' full-fledged job search efforts, which span between 3 and 18 months, have…Continue
I was reading an older post on Recruiting Blogs about burning bridges and came across a story wherein a candidate gave notice of his resignation at a lunch meeting. His manager, shocked and no doubt upset, promptly exited stage left. I'm not sure who paid the bill...…Continue
This week, I saw an interesting Pinterest quote that made me take pause. It said, "May the bridges I burn light the way."
In business, I've always been…Continue
This final installment of Job Search 3.0 will highlight your digital footprint and it's affect on your job search, salary negotiations, my favorite sites for seekers, and how to finish your search strong.
This video made me smile and motivates me to do something small but meaningful for someone else today. Trust me, this will be two minutes well spent.
Imagine you have been gifted $20,000 towards the purchase of a new car. You begin to make your mental wish list. You narrow it down to 2 or 3 brands, a particular dealership, a top choice of color, your must have accessories, and a price range. If you didn't take these…Continue
Yesterday afternoon, I was consulting a job seeker via phone who reached out to me through LinkedIn. She's a two time college graduate working on a Ph.D to be finished in 2013. Brains, check. Decent work history, check. Yet one thing became apparent. She had no concrete job search strategy. Two…Continue
I was surprised to read online that most people have never volunteered. I started digging around for stats and found some interesting information. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that in the United States, women volunteer more…Continue
I was browsing my LinkedIn Groups this morning, and a colleague shared this 60 Minutes segment in which she was spotlighted. I'm sure each of you knows someone who is talented, college-educated, life-experienced, and willing to work, but unable to secure employment.
What can we do - as advocates and stakeholders in the community of recruiting - to help? Even if it…Continue
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