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Selling Tactics Effective with Job Searching
by Scott Brown.Think about kids who buy the Nike Air Jordan sneakers. They buy them for the *opportunity* to be like Michael Jordan. Challenges typically occur when there is a dilemma about living up to one's image of themselves. For example, someone may buy a Merc...
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Job Search Etiquette
by Scott Brown.MAKING A GOOD IMPRESSIONPart of having good etiquette is making a good impression. If your appearance is in good taste and not wildly different from the employer's own manner of dress and style, they will feel much more comfortable with you. In a job...
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Developing your Job Search Elevator Pitch
by Scott Brown.If you're going about your job search the right way, you're not confining yourself to the Internet. Instead, you use the Internet to get job leads but also venture out into the real world, talk to people, go to networking events, etc. One of the most...
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Escaping from your Job Search Groundhog Day
by Scott Brown.THE GROUNDHOG DAY STORYIn Groundhog Day, Bill Murray plays a weatherman who has to live Groundhog Day over and over until he gets it "right." To make matters more complicated, he is the only one who knows he wakes up every day and it's February 2nd -...
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Keywords For Job Searching
by Nell Taliercio.Try the following telecommuting keywords when searching for a job.- telecommuting - telecommute - telecommuter - telework - teleworking - virtual - virtual employee - virtual company - virtual assistant - virtual office - working virtually - home wor...
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Job Search - The Speculative Approach
by Stephen Richards.The speculative approach is where the job applicant makes applications to companies who are not currently advertising a vacancy. In many ways this is similar to cold calling and like cold calling you can expect a similar number of rejections. Please,...
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Job Search 101 - A Written Chronicle
by Detra Davis.Remembering who you spoke to on what day, concerning what job can be a true “mission impossible.” There are a couple of things that can make the whole experience more palatable. Lighten up and write it all down.1. Write down all names, numbers, a...
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Organize Your Job Search
by Ryan Stewart.So, what is the best way to organize your campaign? Initially, you need to take a personal inventory on the specifics of your search. To start, you should:Identify your skills and experience. What are you looking for in your next position? What issue...
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Will Credit Difficulties Stop Your Job Search Cold?
by Joe Turner.Did you know that credit difficulties can stop you dead in your tracks and keep you from being hired? Credit problems will stress you to the max, strain your personal relationships, crush your morale and possibly paralyze you from taking necessary ac...
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How To Conduct a Local Job Search
by Morgan Hamilton.A large number of the positions offered in the newspaper were for waitresses and bartenders or careers requiring previous experience. I assume that many entry-level job offers never made it to the newspaper. I had a guidance counselor in college and ...
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Speed Your Long-Distance Job Search
by Michelle Dumas.Tip #1: Looking for work can be difficult. Looking for work long-distance is even tougher! Fortunately, the Internet makes long-distance job searching easier than it has ever been before. Using a job search engine is a great way to find and apply for...
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Incorporate Your Personal Brand In Your Job Search
by Michelle Dumas.When you think about your next career move, how would things be different for you if you were HUNTED rather than being the HUNTER? Personal branding (the process of clarifying and communicating what makes you and your unique value proposition differe...
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Foundation of a Fast, Successful Job Search
by Michelle Dumas.According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the average length of unemployment is about 18 weeks. But this statistic accounts for all industries, sectors, and professional levels. While you may be one of the lucky few, other statistics indicate that t...
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Handle References Professionally During Your Job Search
by Michelle Dumas.1. Never submit your references with the resume. You want to have a face-to-face meeting with the employer, or at the very least, a telephone interview, before providing references. The purpose of the resume, at least at this stage of the job search ...
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How-to Revive a Stalled Job Search with High-Payoff Activities
by Michelle Dumas.I frequently talk to potential clients who tell me they have been conducting a job search for X months without any success, or that they have sent out X number of resumes with virtually no response. When I press for more details, almost invariably, I...

Your 2008 Job Search Checklist
by Michelle Dumas.The days of simply browsing through the Sunday newspaper and sending out a few resumes in order to win your next career opportunity are over. The days of retiring after having worked for just one or two companies are also over. Downsizings, mergers, ...
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Winning Job Search Case Study
by Shawn Driscoll.I’ve been hearing a lot of doom and gloom about the economy and the job market lately. I live in the Detroit area, so that tends to dominate the news and local conversation. But it’s not just a local issue. I talk to people from all over the coun...
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Job Search Secrets - Effective Company Research
by Lisa Mcgrimmon.Doing a little bit of company research is a very easy way to help yourself stand out from the competition in your job search.? These seven tips will to use company research to get a big jump on your competition.1. Ideally you should research the comp...
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Finding Freelance Writing Jobs - Join Us On The Job Search
by Niall Cinneide.Finding freelance writing jobs require great skill, dedicationand lots of patience. There are many qualifications thatbusinesses look for prior to hiring an individual to fill theirjob vacancies though. When the potential applicant arrives, heor she ...
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Internet Job Search? . . . Dont Hold Your Breath!
by Paul Megan.We'd all like to think that posting our resume with an internet job search service like Monster.com or HotJobs.com is the ultimate in convenience and a sure fire way of getting noticed. NOT!In fact, these internet job search websites suck up thousan...
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Five Mistakes That Can Derail Your Job Search
by Ruth Anderson.No matter how much time and energy you invest in job seeking, critical mistakes can derail your efforts. Consider the following job search scenario. Each of the mistakes described below can put your job search off track, but all are easy to avoid. ...
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Alternative Job Search System . . . Whats In It for Me?
by Paul Megan.I recently received a comment message at our alternative job search website. It was from Todd, an assistant manager in a large retail operation. Todd said he had visited our site a couple times and now that he was seriously looking for a job he wan...
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Executive Job Search: 3 Jobseeking Ways to Find a Job Faster
by Kevin Donlin.Got a difficult problem in your job search?Say, a lack of networking contacts? Or trouble answering interview questions?Well, you've got company. Problems in a job search are as common as mosquitoes in July.But ... have you ever written your problem ...
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Job Search: Knock Out The Competition
by Virginia Bola.Most of the time, competition stimulates us, gets our juices flowing, generates creativity, a sense of excitement, and motivates us to perform at our best. Looking for work is another matter! When it comes to financial survival, to regaining independ...
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Effective Alternative Job Search Plan
by Paul Megan.What's a job search plan got to do with you? Well, if you're a grad, or you're entering the job market for the first time in a long time, you better know what to do in today's sophisticated job marketplace. And you better understand the needs and e...
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