Category Archives: YouTern

Are You Leveraging the Most Popular Features on LinkedIn?


If you were one of the nearly 1500 people who took the time to participate in my 2015 LinkedIn user survey, thank you! Over time, I will share with you my observations about the results and give you some strategies to help you capitalize on what I’ve learned.

Today, let’s talk about the LinkedIn features people have found to be the most useful when managing their careers…   

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6 Reasons Volunteering is Great for Your Job Search


Struggling to accrue the necessary experience to find a good job? Getting beat up by a long job search?

If you are a new grad with little actual work experience, or a job seeker looking for your next position, here are the reasons that you must consider volunteering…   

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4 Things Successful Job Seekers Do Every Day


Colin (my son, 26, with degrees in accounting and finance) was helping me record a video. While we were working, he stated that today’s job search remains “brutal” and “humbling.” Ah yes… it is all that and more. And yet there are success stories out there. There are job seekers doing well! And almost every one of them does four things better than almost anyone else. Here are four habits successful young careerists apply to their job search every day, and how they can benefit you: 1. They Don’t Focus Their Search Entirely Online Way too many of my clients spend a bunch of time   

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How Does Your Personality Type Impact Career Success? [Infographic]

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In the workplace, your personality affects how you interact with your colleagues, managers, and clients.

But new research compiled by Truity suggests it may also have an impact on your earnings potential, your career trajectory, and your job satisfaction…   

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The Best Strategies for Beating Job Interview Nerves [Infographic]

How to Beat Job Interview Nerves

You have a job interview coming up in a couple days… and it is already causing anxiety?

You’re not alone. Worries such as being unprepared, arriving late and making a bad first impression result in 96% of job seekers having difficulty getting to sleep the night before a job interview. Worse yet, these worries quickly become our worst enemy…   

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What Soft Skills Will Your Next Boss Expect From You?

YEC Soft Skills in a New Hire

Today, you are expected to not just do the job – but to do the job incredibly well while improving existing processes, leading teams, and creating innovative solutions… all while fitting into the existing culture.

And to do that employers want you to possess certain skills – soft skills, specifically – that make you instantly employable. But what skills, exactly, are they looking for?   

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