Category Archives: YouTern

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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Productivity 101: The Peak Time of Day for Everything You Do [Infographic]

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We’re all busy. Too busy. And our to-do and task lists just seem to get longer and longer. But are we going about those tasks in the right way?

Is it time for a Productivity 101 class?   

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Community Service: A Valuable Investment in Your Career

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Every day, dozens of commitments (and distractions) vie for our time. There are project deadlines, team meetings and client lunches to juggle at the office; chores, school work, sports practice and the ever-present question of “What’s for dinner?” to deal with at home. It’s easy to see how the idea of “giving back” gets pushed to the side, to become something you’ll focus on later, when the kids are grown or when you retire. That impulse is understandable, but I would argue that you do have time right now for community service, to volunteer and help others. Here’s why.
   

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