Posts From: November 2013

Take your Job Search Offline

November 30, 2013 The Job Hunt

You must start interacting with people if you want to land a new job.  Sitting behind your computer, sending out resumes, and emails is not...

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Networking at Work – A Lesson for High Performing Underrepresented Minorities

November 27, 2013 Promotions

Merit alone will not increase your chances of moving up the corporate ladder.  You must make it a part of your routine to foster strong relationships...

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80 Percent of Job Openings Aren’t Advertised

November 26, 2013 Effective Networking

Networking will land you the best jobs. You will need to create situations where internal employees hand-deliver your resume to hiring managers.

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Giving a LinkedIn Recommendation to a Friend

November 25, 2013 LinkedIn

You love your friend but have your reputation at work to protect.  What do you do when you don’t want to give your friend a...

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The Fundamentals of Using LinkedIn on the Job Hunt

November 24, 2013 LinkedIn

Quite possibly the most comprehensive interview I have ever experienced that covered the role that most social media channels should take during a job hunt:...

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LinkedIn Tips from Top Professionals

November 23, 2013 LinkedIn

Learn how to make LinkedIn work for you. Enclosed are loads of little insights from top career coaches across the United States.

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It’s Time to Reach Out to Weaker Ties

November 22, 2013 Effective Networking

It’s not enough to network with your immediate friends, family, and even 2nd degree connections.  Your third, fourth, and fifth degree connections can probably help...

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How to Build a Resume for the Digital Age

November 21, 2013 The Job Hunt

Keep yourself ahead of the curve by building an online resume that will produce results during the job hunt.

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Social Networking Tips for Professionals

November 20, 2013 Effective Networking

Are you still using your social network profiles for personal use only?  If you are a job hunter then it’s time to start socializing online...

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LinkedIn Challenge TIP 5: How to Take Back Control of Your Digital Reputation‏

November 7, 2013 LinkedIn

How can you easily impact your “professional brand” via LinkedIn? Let’s continue the ultimate LinkedIn Challenge. But first, here’s a brief recap of the LinkedIn Challenge...

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LinkedIn Challenge TIP 4: Find the Keywords that Hiring Managers are Searching

November 6, 2013 LinkedIn

How can you read the minds of hiring managers and use this knowledge to become more “findable” via LinkedIn? Let’s continue the ultimate LinkedIn challenge....

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Getting a Promotion by Moving Over

November 5, 2013 Promotions

Strategize your next career move.  Always have a plan in mind, and do not overlook opportunities that entail a lateral move.  Sometimes, it makes more...

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4 Differences Between Leading And Managing Your Job Hunt

November 4, 2013 The Job Hunt

Are you a leader or a manager? Around this time last year, I was interviewed by Business Insider, and there I laid out the difference...

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Landing a Job in a Changing Economy

November 3, 2013 The Job Hunt

Today, if you want to advance in your career, you must create your own opportunities. See how to create such opportunities for yourself in our...

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LinkedIn Challenge TIP 3: How to Fill In the LinkedIn Experience Section‏

November 1, 2013 LinkedIn

Do you wonder if you should just copy and paste your resume on LinkedIn? Let’s continue the ultimate LinkedIn challenge. Open for TIP #3. Let’s...

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