4 posts tagged with "tips"

The Science of Personal Websites for Career Advancement

March 3, 2014

Slide presentation covering the competitive realities professionals face, why social media is not enough to stand out, the reasons everyone should have a personal website, and how to optimize your site for career advancement.

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3 Ways To Instantly Improve Your Online Personal Brand

February 5, 2014

It’s the start of a new year and you have probably set some new career goals for yourself. Whether you’re looking for a new job, working to move up within your organization, or starting your own business, building a strong personal brand will help you get the best possible results.

Your personal brand encompasses a number of things, from wardrobe to resume to LinkedIn profile, but your web presence is easily the most visible piece and needs the most care. Thankfully, it’s also one of the...

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10 Ways to Optimize Your Personal Website and Jumpstart Your Job Search

May 15, 2013

Nine months is a long time - just ask any expecting mom. Nine months can feel like an especially long time when you are unemployed. According to the US Labor Department, the average job search now lasts more than 36 weeks – a little shorter than the average pregnancy.

Why so long? The economic downturn means that there are fewer jobs available, which means that competition for every job opening has become fierce. Hiring managers receive an average of 150 resumes for every position advertised....

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5 Things Every Job Seeker Should Spend Money On Now

June 11, 2014

If you’re unemployed, I don’t need to tell you that every dollar counts. For most, trimming expenses while searching for work is essential.

The typical length of a job search in the United States is eight months, and many people have been looking much longer. Even if you’re prepared financially, being out of work will likely cause you to evaluate every discretionary expense carefully.

However, when it comes to attracting the right career opportunity, there are a few things you should not...

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