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End-of-the-Year Audits Work for Job Search Too

If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you always got!This simple truth works for many things in life - your job search too! As the year winds down, and the holiday events you attend become fewer, take some time to review your job search activity to figure out where you can do a better job in order to achieve your goal -- a new job!  Before jumping into 2014 with a continuation
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Layoffs Coming? - Catch the Signs -- They're There

As employees and job seekers thoughts turn to holiday plans, employers thoughts turn to rightsizing their organizations. Catch the signs!It’s that wonderful time of year, when . . . . . the best present you could get would be a bright shiny job offer in your in-box if you're a job seeker, and a fat end-of-the-year bonus check if you're an employee.It’s also that less-than-wonderful time of year
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Postponing Your Search During The Holidays -- A Bad Choice

The Holidays are upon us - keep on searching!  You'll be glad you did!  With the passing of Halloween, the holiday season arrives.  People's thoughts turn to the holidays --  plans, preparations, parties, travel . . . . . and with it, many job seekers thoughts turn to shutting down their job searches.  My advice --  don't do it! A Bad ChoiceAs the holiday season
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1/4ly update

1/4ly update
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Bah-Humbug - Not Really, But When it Comes to Those Holiday Traditions . . . .

Spending money you don’t have    on presents you don’t want to buy          to travel to places you don’t want to go              on entertaining you don’t want to doSpending time you don't have    with people you don’t want to see        
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Everything's an Interview

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Build Your Resume While You Search

Build your resume while you search!  It makes good Sen$e.After searching for a while, most job seekers come to understand that the more you tailor your resume for a position, the higher the chance that you will be seen as a possible candidate and contacted for an interview. This DOES NOT MEAN fudging experience or embellishing accomplishments.  We never do that! It DOES MEAN selecting
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Follow-up Your Networking With a Thank You -- Here's How

Follow-up any networking meeting you have had with a heartfelt Thank You.  Whether you are following up a phone call, an in-person meeting, or a really informative e-mail exchange, take the time to thank your contact.You may be following up with a member of your own network.  Or, you may be following up a conversation you had with a person to whom you were referred, who, incidentally, now
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Thank You for the Referral

Referrals open doors . . . . . that might not open any other way.  Treat them with care.  People who would not take your call, respond to your e-mail, or agree to meet with you, generally do, IF you are referred.  So . . .  treat referrals with care and . . . the referrer with utmost care!Why do they take your call?Professional courtesy!  It's as simple as that.  Think
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Internal Networking - Job Security Insurance

"How do I avoid another lay-off in my career?" You've got the job!  How do you protect it?  With internal networking!Job seekers who have been through a lay off, worked hard at their job search, and found their next job often ask this question: Question:  How do I prevent this from ever happening to me again?The short answer:  You can't.The long answer:  Short of setting
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