Job hunting in a digital age: It is about your reputation

I have written a couple of times and had many a conversation wrapped around the concept of “reputation capital.”  When offered this guest post on the subject and the process of the job search I decided I wanted to post this infographic. The author, Vera Reed, is a freelance writer, an elementary school teacher and a stay-at-home …

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Five Networking Tips to Make You More Effective in 2012

There is a no lack of networking advice out there in the blogsphere today. Additionally, you can buy any number of great books by authors such at Keith Ferrazzi and Harvey Mckay. But I have been networking for a long time as well, plus I have read all this material too. So for those of …

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Job Hunting in the 21st Century

I was going to post about HR and using social media, since Twitter has been big in the news yesterday and today. But in reading Twitter this morning I came across this article, the link to which, was posted by Jim Stroud on Twitter. The article is entitled “7 Secrets to Getting Your Next Job …

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Cornucopia of HR Topics: The Wall Street Journal

The Tuesday, March 4, 2008 issue of The Wall Street Journal has a plethora of topics dealing with HR issues. In the MarketPlace section you will find the following: The New Workplace Rules: No Video-Watching: This article talks about companies clamping down on employees watching videos online during work hours. The primary reason is the …

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Dealing With Job Seekers: YOUR Employees Looking for Work

Penelope Trunk, of the Brazen Careerist, offered job hunting advice to her readers. The title of her blog is How to Job Hunt From Your Current Job. In her blog she lists the following tips: Don’t Feel Guilty Schedule Interviews at the beginning or end of the day (or lunch) Don’t dress up for interviews …

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