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How to Approach a Job Search

Be 100% Focused on Your Goal One of the main reasons job searches are either unsuccessful or frustratingly slow is that either you aren’t sure what you want or you aren’t treating it as a “do or die goal”. What this means is simply that you need to have the perseverance and the will to refuse to accept not achieving your goal. In other words you have to be single-minded and goal focused. After all it is “your” job you are chasing after but you have to outlast the pack. You are Your

Intelligent Online Networking “Must-Do’s”

1) Get a Grownup Email Address You aren't a teenager anymore.  An email account such as sugarpiehoneybunch69" isn't going to help you connect with the CEO of a Fortune 1000 company or any other meaningful business contact. You will be better served by using your own name@gmail.com or your personal address at your own domain name. You can also purchase email accounts at Godaddy  which offers unique you@YourPersonalDomain.com personalization. It allows you to send and receive email using popula

Networking is a Science – Part II

Networking and Career Strategy - The Job Search Strategy I recently read an article in the May 2008 Business Week that men are experiencing a harder time between jobs because they aren't willing to take lower pay for a less socially desirable position.  For example going from a $30 hour position to becoming a greeter at WalMart can cause considerable angst to most people Also, the author of this article points out that according to some analysts, men might not be as good at the soft skills su

Networking is a Science – Part 1

In Your Face! Online networking works, but relationships are the most important part of the process. Using the Internet to exchange ideas, share knowledge and increase visibility will only become more essential in the coming years. Online networking is really catching on in business and professional circles.  However, face-to-face networking isn’t going away, but is augmented by its online brethren. A key point to remember, face-to-face networking groups continue to expand. The huge growth of