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Using Social Media in the Higher Education Job Search

Using Social Media in the Higher Education Job Search by Jenna Spinelle As the use of social media continues to grow, so too does its use in recruiting and job searching. With Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and many other tools in cyberspace, the need for both recruiters and job searchers to be strategic is greater than […]

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Authentic Cover Letters – It’s ok to be you!

I wanted to share one of our dear jane client’s cover letter with you and feel free to forward this sample to your friends and colleagues.  I have changed the names to protect the innocent 🙂 and received permission from this client to share her cover letter with you. What is amazing about this cover […]

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Should I work with an external recruiter or send my resume directly to the company website?

Should you work with external recruiters if you see a position open at a company or go directly to the company website and post your resume? Hi Rebecca, I’ve got a quick question: A friend forwarded to me info on what looks like the perfect job for me. My friend heard about it through an […]

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What the Economist says about the “Net Geners” and Multigenerational Workforce

Managing the Facebookers Dec 30th 2008 From The Economist print edition The balance of power between old-school managers and young talent is changing—a bit Illustration by David Simonds THEIR defenders say they are motivated, versatile workers who are just what companies need in these difficult times. To others, however, the members of “Generation Y”—those born […]

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Inaction breeds doubt and fear… Get busy with your job search!

Inaction breeds doubt and fear… Get busy with your job search! “Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” — Dale Carnegie, Author I really love the quote above. It’s so important to put a […]

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Happy Holidays! See dear jane’s reading list.

If you are like me and want to stay updated on what’s going on in the world today and how the internet, global warming, multi-generational workforces, offshoring, outsourcing, etc. are affecting the world and our economy, please read the list of book titles below: Workforce Crisis, The World is Flat and Hot, Flat and Crowded, […]

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