Interviewing: Thank you notes, following up and getting past the rejection.

Interviewing: Thank you notes, following up and getting past the rejection.   It is very important to remember that interviewing is good practice for you. I would like you to approach them like you would if you were having a business conversation. You are interviewing the hiring company to find out information so you can […]

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Holidays are the best time to Get a job. Why? Your competition has quit their job hunt.

Don’t Quit Your Job Search! Why? Because companies are hiring during the holiday season!   Myth: Companies don’t hire during the Holidays. Fact: Candidates get hired all the time during the holidays (November through February), the number of positions might not be as high but hiring managers and recruiters are always looking for candidates to […]

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How to Ask for the Severance Package that You Deserve

How to Ask for the Severance Package that You Deserve   Today’s blog entry was inspired by a client whom I coached through a difficult situation at her work. She said it would be great to just give people an idea of what they can do for themselves, so if you’re reading this entry, hopefully […]

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LinkedIn’s Standard “I’d Like To Add You To My Professional Network”. No! Don’t Do It!

LinkedIn’s Standard “I’d Like To Add You To My Professional Network”. No! Don’t Do It! by Sarah Fletcher – Social Media Magic on 30 October 2013 at 15:36 Are you proactively using LinkedIn as part of your career path? Are you requesting or considering requesting recruiters and potential employers to connect with you? The vast majority of LinkedIn invitations received […]

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Working With Recruiters and Headhunters

Working With Recruiters and Headhunters By Rebecca Martin, CDF dear jane Inc.   Looking for work is a challenging task.  Between finding jobs you are interested in and securing that oh-so-important first interview, job-seekers often misinterpret a recruiter’s role in the search process and fail to take advantage of the services recruiters offer.   Recruiters […]

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