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95 People to Follow On Twitter 2013

Here it is! My list of 95 99 folks I greatly admire and hope you will follow in 2013. These are people who are active on Twitter almost every day and provide career advice and job search information. Many have their own sites and/or write for other outlets. You will find good quality content in [...]

Summary Sunday: Think Like An Employer

My weekly collection of posts today focuses on helping new job seekers to understand how jobs are filled and what employers are really looking for and thinking! It is so easy to blame companies for not selecting you, but if you realize what they are doing, then there are probably ways you can improve your [...]

More and more people are securing new jobs!  That's the good news.  Many of these past job seekers, sadly not all, learned how important having a solid network was.  Most of them had to build their network from scratch.  So what happens when you don't have 40 hours to network?  How will you continue to [...]

Straight Shooting Advice and Info

Sometimes HR (Human Resources) gets a bad rap.  They are put in challenging situations by their organizations many times.  However, there are a lot of super people in HR trying to do wonderful things.  I love straight shooters and Laurie Reuttiman is one.  She blogs on Punk Rock HR.  What I like about her is [...]

Where to Find Job Search Help

There is so much to learn about job search and so little time. Everyday you ask yourself questions"how long should I wait before I follow up?""should I take the time to find the hiring manager's name?""should I be working with a recruiter?  What do they do anyway?"This is just the tip of the iceberg.  I [...]

Putting It Out There

A great number of Boomers are not comfortable putting themselves out there.  They are far different from the narcissistic Gen Y who seek opportunities to share information about themselves readily. Maybe the Boomers can learn something from the younger generation. Ryan Healy of Brazen Careerist addresses two key points: 1) People have the power (hard [...]