Category Archives: online

LinkedIn Skill Endorsements

Those who use LinkedIn may have noticed on profiles, one can now endorse someone’s skills.  By clicking on a skill box, you can virtually attest to the person’s abilities.  Did you think your contact did a great job implementing a … Continue reading

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Skype Interview Tips

For many, the interview process begins with an initial exploratory conversation.  For many years, this meant a telephone conversation, but in today’s world it often means a video conference, or SKYPE, call.  While using video conferencing provides the advantage of … Continue reading

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Clean Up Your Google Profile

Very interesting service created by three former Syracuse students, BrandYourself.com which helps individuals increase their presence on search engines.  In the article on the Wall Street Journal, CareerBuilder shared that some hiring managers are using are using social media searches to … Continue reading

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Networking From a Distance – Part II

Yesterday I blogged about whom to contact when attempting to network from a distance, today is the ‘how-to’ of initiating the conversation.  The scenario is as follows: you are attempting to build a network of contacts in a city 800 … Continue reading

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Bad Day – Stay off Facebook

We all have bad days – lack of sleep, stress at work, bills to pay, etc. can cause us to have a less than stellar 24 hours.  When those days happen, one has to be careful of using social networking … Continue reading

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Is Email Killing Your Job Prospects?

Email is a wonderful creation that has sped up communications (and partially doomed the USPS) allowing individuals to stay in better contact.  However, many of us inadvertently hurt our job search with common email mistakes.  Many of the tips below … Continue reading

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Beating “Apply Online”

In my recent post from a couple of days ago, I wrote about why employers require applicants to apply online.  Their reasons are legitimate, but one cannot be satisfied with only applying through a company’s website; this is just one … Continue reading

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