Professional networking: The one that got away

Guest Contributor Beth Cohen Moore. When it comes to networking for my career, I guess you could say I’m a lot like most people. The thought of entering a room full of a whole bunch of people I don’t know and trying to sell myself appeals to me just about as much as throwing myself out of an … Continue reading Professional networking: The one that got away

80% can’t be wrong: Network

I read an entry on the Personal Branding Blog  which stated, “According to ABC News, 80% of today’s jobs are landed through networking.” This percentage of networkers represents smart jobseekers who understand that looking for and finding work takes...work. They understand that personal networking coupled with online networking will yield better results than spending the majority of their … Continue reading 80% can’t be wrong: Network

We have more to talk about than introversion and extraversion

One thing that used to annoy me when my kids were young was when they’d ask me on Monday what we were doing for the upcoming weekend. The reason why this bugged me was because I had no idea what we were going to do, nor did I want to make plans—I wanted to take … Continue reading We have more to talk about than introversion and extraversion

When giving advice to jobseekers, remember to keep an open mind

If you are going to advise jobseekers on how to properly conduct a job search, please do them a favor; get over yourself. That’s right, remember it’s not about you; it’s about giving your listeners options and opening their minds to possibilities. Occasionally I'm told about speakers my jobseekers hear at  networking events who speak … Continue reading When giving advice to jobseekers, remember to keep an open mind