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6) Perform an in-depth examination of your LinkedIn profile

| December 11, 2014

While attending a workshop on using Social Media (and specifically LinkedIn) in your job search/career exploration I stumbled over a new (actually I am not sure if it is new or if I just never noticed it before) feature of LinkedIn. It’s the ability to produce a PDF that contains all the information in your […]

3) Getting (and giving) Recommendations on LinkedIn

| December 5, 2014

Recommendations are like gold on LinkedIn – especially for those who may be transitioning from one field to another and/or are re-entering/entering the workforce after an absence (which could be due to being overseas, raising a family, caring for loved ones or moving from being a freelancer back into a more ‘conventional’ job) or education. […]

Tough Talk from a Military Recruiter (part 3 of 3)

| October 27, 2014

This is part 3 of a review of Sultan Camp’s article titled “Congratulations on Your Military Service… Now Here Are 9 Reasons Why I Won’t Hire You” on the Career Attraction blog . Although his piece is aimed at those transitioning from employment in the military to looking for jobs in civilian life it has […]

Tough Talk from a Military Recruiter (Part 2 of 3)

| October 24, 2014

This is part 2 of a review of Sultan Camp’s article titled “Congratulations on Your Military Service… Now Here Are 9 Reasons Why I Won’t Hire You” on the Career Attraction blog . Although his piece is aimed at those transitioning from employment in the military to looking for jobs in civilian life it has […]