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Archive | November, 2012

Linked in for College Students and New Grads

I learned some new things through a Linkedin University seminar yesterday. It was focused on their career services site and how to help college graduates find jobs.  While it was directed towards career services professionals, there is quite a bit students can pick up and learn from listening to this. The recording can be found at: http://university.linkedin.com/career-services/train-the-trainer. […]

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Don’t Believe the Myth

It’s almost holiday season again, so it is time to once again make it clear to job seekers: DO NOT stop looking for a job at this time. The myth is that employers don’t hire during the holiday. WRONG. Hiring has a lot to do with budgets and the structure of the company’s fiscal year. […]

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Your resume is a living document

Years (and years) ago, when looking for a job, you had a resume developed and sent the same document out to all jobs you found in the classified job ads, no matter how different they were. Jump to the present and you just can’t do that. Employers expect your resume to be specifically focused on […]

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