Monthly Archives: July 2011

Do you know what you’ve accomplished? Rely on the help of others to gain self-knowledge

Do you ever get the sense that you don’t know what you’ve accomplished at work? I know this is an odd question, but it’s something you need to think about as you’re searching for work, as well as while you’re … Continue reading

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Pay it Forward are not just words. Two people put them into action

You cannot live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.   ~  John Wooden The term “pay it forward” is unfathomable to some jobseekers. They way they see it is they’re the … Continue reading

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Recruiters advised to interview properly; jobseekers advised to be well prepared

Listen up jobseekers! Recruiters are looking for and finding better ways to interview you. In-house or third-party recruiters are being advised to find the right candidate, not the one who interviews best, but the one who can do the job. … Continue reading

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Having trouble writing your LinkedIn profile; look at the experts’ profiles

My contacts must think I’m stalking them. Every Wednesday they see my name appear in their “Who’s Viewed My Profile” on LinkedIn, and I feel guilty in a voyeuristic way. My guilt derives from the fact that they may assume … Continue reading

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It’s unanimous; volunteer

Recently I wrote an article on the virtues of volunteering. I know the thought is unsettling to some because they’d be working without pay and, erroneously thinking, it would take away from their job search, but the benefits of volunteering … Continue reading

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