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It is true. Times have changed and to succeed in this fast-paced digital world of friending, linking, accepting, and commenting you must be known for something. It used to be that who you know got you the job or made Continue reading Times Have Changed: It’s Not What You Know, nor Who You Know, It’s What They Know about You That Counts
As the nation continues to struggle with a challenging economy there has been much talk about people losing jobs in this recession and much focus on helping the “job-seeker”. But what about people who still have their jobs and are Continue reading Do You Have A Pink Slip Protection Plan?
Today, you don’t have to look too far to know that people across all walks of life are looking for some form of assistance. For some it is government assistance to get back on their feet, for others it is Continue reading Does Your Personal Brand Need a Bailout?
We read the unemployment statistics and cringe at the thought of not finding opportunities. However, there are tools that can help us to stand out from our competition and gain notice in the minds of decision-makers. Here is a list Continue reading Differentiating Yourself as a Job Seeker: How to maximize your opportunity to find employment in a tough job market
From Wall Street to WalMart, Banker to Baker, Tech Worker to Teacher and Lawyer to Landscaper, the recession has forced millions of Americans to reinvent themselves as a means of survival. According to the Labor Department about 45% of the Continue reading From Wall Street to Wal-Mart: Finding Recovery in a Recession