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Using LinkedIn to Follow Potential Employers

Using LinkedIn to Follow Potential Employers

Many people think of LinkedIn as a tool to network with individuals. While LinkedIn is certainly useful for this purpose, it can also provide invaluable information about which companies you should target during your job search. Did you know that LinkedIn now allows you to…

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Fast Track To Success Video Series

Fast Track To Success Video Series

Since the initial launch of our Fast Track to Success Program we’ve received great feedback from our friends, fans and even business leaders. After countless conversations, we realized that many of them have actually applied the tips and strategies discussed in the program in achieving…

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Where to Use a Branding Statement

Where to Use a Branding Statement

You’ve been working on your resume, and you fashioned a fancy branding statement for yourself. Of course, you want to display it across the top of your resume, but where else should you be using it? Cover letter: Format your cover letter to match your…

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Facebook: The Untapped Job Board

Facebook: The Untapped Job Board

Most of what you hear about facebook while looking for a job involves keeping your information as private as possible from potential employers. While this is good advice, facebook can also be a valuable tool in your job search, as many smaller companies post their…

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10 Ways to Make Your LinkedIn Profile More Professional

10 Ways to Make Your LinkedIn Profile More Professional

Recruiters and human resource professionals are turning to LinkedIn instead of going through the standard avenue of the local papers. They can find new employees with ease, save some of the costs, and hire the right individuals. If you are looking for a new job,…

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Job Hunting 2.0

Job Hunting 2.0

Technology is evolving every day, and it is up to you to try and catch up—even if you aren’t the most tech savvy person.  When it comes to resumes and finding jobs, you can’t think of traditional tactics anymore. If you are on the job…

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Fast Track Tip #10 Create a Powerful Brand Online

Fast Track Tip #10 Create a Powerful Brand Online

The first thing most people do to learn more about you is search for you online. What they find can make all the difference in whether they want to have anything to do with you or not.

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How to Market Yourself For A Job in This Economy

How to Market Yourself For A Job in This Economy

Many people are out of jobs, and you are facing the possibility of fighting with people who are more experienced than you for the same position. Know where employers are looking and position yourself well in these mediums…

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Incorporate Twitter Into Your Job Search

Incorporate Twitter Into Your Job Search

If you haven’t already joined the Twitter revolution and you’re currently exploring your options (a.k.a looking for a job or career change) it’s time to jump in feet first! With over 105 million active users, Twitter has become so much more than a place to tell the world “What’s Happening?”.

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LinkedIn & Your Resume: Are You Sending Employers to Your Profile?

LinkedIn & Your Resume: Are You Sending Employers to Your Profile?

How many jobs in your life have you hunted down like a heat-seeking missile… and how many have just “fallen in your lap?” — Think about the one you hold now. Would you consider it your calling or, at least, a good step on the road to your true passion? We talk a lot about “dream jobs”, but how many of us are actually living ours?

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The Lower the Character Count the Better

The Lower the Character Count the Better

This week we got a lesson from our friend Bob Burg on how to effectively abbreviate words in our tweets to make it easier for our followers to RT (Re-Tweet) our thoughts.

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Brand-Yourself.com Launches Online Reputation Management Platform for Professionals

Brand-Yourself.com Launches Online Reputation Management Platform for Professionals

Think about the last time you Googled someone. As young professionals, we grew up with the web and have all kinds of content out there about us. High school track scores, Facebook wall posts, blog comments, etc. – these digital breadcrumbs make up an online image that can work for or against us.

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4 Common LinkedIn Mistakes – Have You Already Made One?

4 Common LinkedIn Mistakes – Have You Already Made One?

Aside from the basic rules of engagement LinkedIn has established, here are a few courtesies to remember that will guarantee you get the most out of your LinkedIn experience – and avoid aggravating others in the process.

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Media and Publicity Tips from the Pros

Media and Publicity Tips from the Pros

We’ve been getting so many requests lately for content on how to gain media attention that we decided to bring back a recent article with plenty of tips for those of you who are still learning how to get noticed and for those who want to gain even MORE coverage!!

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Launchpad: Your Career Search Strategy Guide

Launchpad: Your Career Search Strategy Guide

Covering today’s hot job search topics including: resume optimization, interviewing, personal branding, career search strategizing, relationship building, professional networking, the use of web 2.0 search tools, and much more!

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