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The Secret to Turning Rejection Into Your Big Break


You really, really wanted that job… but here it is again: the dreaded “Thank-you-for-your-interest-but…” letter. What now? Move on to the next opportunity, of course! But first…

Take the time to turn that rejection letter into what could become your big break… and perhaps a job offer.   

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How Can You Leverage Social Recruiting to Find a New Job?


Recruiting candidates isn’t what it used to be… and we don’t mean generations ago. We’re talking over the course of the past few years. Employers now use “social recruiting” as a major component of their hiring strategy. What is it? Social recruiting is what companies and recruiters do when they use the “social networking sites,” like LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and/or Google Plus to find candidates.

Is your personal brand and job search ready for social recruiting? Let’s find out.   

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Social Proof: Another Way Twitter Helps Your Job Search

Social Proof

What is social proof? And how does Twitter help generate that proof?

In today’s social media-dominated world, “social proof” is the record you have created online that demonstrates the kind of person you are.

A Twitter account, like most things online, can be the proverbial double-edged sword…   

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The Secrets of Social Network Keywords: Make Recruiters Come to You

social media keywords

Your social profiles – especially LinkedIn – is like a permanent billboard placed on the Internet’s highway; it is visible, day and night, to employers shopping around for great job candidates.

What many job seekers overlook, however, is the need to include the best possible keywords for their career and next job…   

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