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I’m going to tell you a secret. Job search books aren’t my favorite thing to read. Nevertheless, I’m enjoying Highly Effective Networking: Meet the Right People and Get a Great Job by Orville Pierson, and not just because it’s well written and has an encouraging tone. This book does a great job of dispelling the […]Continue reading
Want to stay top-of-mind with your connections? Networking and connections are the lifeblood of career management, but those connections go stale if you never get in contact – or worse, if you only call when you need something! To nourish your connection with a former co-worker whose work you respect, give them a LinkedIn recommendation. […]Continue reading
Interested in working for a certain company? Then remember this: knowledge is power. Certain kinds of information can help you get an interview there – and nail that interview. The most effective job search techniques involve making a list of companies you’d like to work for and then gradually becoming well informed about them and […]Continue reading
Let’s say you’re doing an informational interview. Should you leave behind a resume? Nope – leave a bio instead. Why? Offering a resume may make your networking partner feel pressured, as if though you’re imposing on them to find you a job. Focus on developing relationships and sharing information; you’re not applying for a job. […]Continue reading
Is your networking not working? (Or not happening at all?) You’ve heard that networking is crucial when you’re looking for a new job, but you may not feel that it can really work for you. In my previous posts I’ve presented a networking method that has been proven effective by thousands of smart job seekers. […]Continue reading
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