Category Archives: YouTern

Millennial Stereotype Busted: “Paying Your Dues” is Bullsh*t

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Conventional wisdom says you must pay your dues over time to get ahead.

And yet, as many of us are learning in the Social Age, time should not gain priority over the quality of experience…   

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5 Simple Steps to a Dramatically Improved Job Search

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Are you in need of an improved job search? No one ever said a job search was easy. Honestly, it may be one of the toughest projects you work on! Would it help if I said that looking for a job is like running your own business? Both require vision, time management, a good product or service, a clearly defined message, salesmanship, and confidence! Oh, they require a plan too. It is quite difficult for one person to master all these skills. Yet, everyday new businesses are started and while many fail, there are many that thrive and reach amazing heights.

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How High Will You Rank in the New LinkedIn Interface?

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LinkedIn’s search algorithm rewards you for including your critical keywords in multiple places and especially in particular spots. Who doesn’t want to come up higher in the search rankings! Follow these simple guidelines to improve your ranking on both the old and new LinkedIn desktop interfaces.   

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YouTern presents The 12 Days of Christmas: Social Media Style!

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Like you, YouTern is getting into the holiday spirit this week.

Sing along everybody, as we present ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas… Social Media Style!’   

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How to Know When It’s Time to Go for a Higher Degree

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The decision to get a higher degree must be considered from many angles. That includes the traditional “degree equals job” mindset.

Here are some important considerations before you take the plunge…   

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Understanding Today’s 5 Best Job Search Strategies

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Because they don’t understand today’s five best job search strategies, many job seekers are struggling. Many end up searching for jobs for many months. The reason? They focus all their efforts on applying for jobs on job boards. My advice is to stop applying for every job you find on every job board! Fewer than 15% of jobs are filled through job boards. So job seekers face the most intensive competition on job boards. So to concentrate on today’s best job search strategies, begin with the following: Become Easy to Find Being easy to find is essential for the best job search, today. If you aren’t visible online, presenting a coherent professional image, you aren’t going   

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