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Why and How You Should Build Your Network Using LinkedIn Groups

on Nov 18, 2021 9:30:00 AM By | Sadie Aram | 0 Comments | Networking LinkedIn LinkedIn Groups
Building your network is a crucial part of advancing your career, but knowing where to start may be confusing. While your network could begin with friends, family, and coworkers, expanding your network is one of the most important steps to take in professional success. LinkedIn, which has proven its influence on the professional world, has a great tool for those looking to expand their network: LinkedIn Groups.
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5 Tips for Returning to the Workforce After a Long Break

The fact is, career breaks happen. Whether you’re a new parent, traveling the world, caring for a family member, or struggling to find employment, there are times when a long absence from work is unavoidable. Remember, taking a long break is not an unusual occurrence and each person’s career ladder is unique. If you are nervous about jumping back into the workforce after taking some time off, keep these tips in mind so you can get into the right mindset to find your next opportunity.
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Ask Yourself These 5 Questions to Guide Your Personal Brand

on Mar 25, 2021 9:30:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Interviews Networking success
Just as a company's brand sets the tone for how it is perceived in the market, a personal brand tells your story. It's what you stand for, your values, goals, skills, and knowledge. Your personal brand is what sets you apart.
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Up Your Job Seeking Game on Facebook

on Aug 13, 2020 9:30:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Social Media Job Search Networking
Facebook probably needs no introduction. After all, 85% of internet users have a Facebook account - that's more than 1 billion users worldwide. Even those who choose not to have an account have heard of the world's most popular social media site, which was originally created in 2004 for college students. In 2006, the site was opened to anyone over 13 with a valid email address, and the rest is history.
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“You’re Fired!” Now What Do I Do?

on Oct 24, 2019 9:00:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Search Work Ethic Mental Health Networking Fired
Getting fired is awful. Even if you were struggling at work or already looking for your next job, getting fired can feel like a personal failure.
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Top Five Rules of Using Professional References

on Jul 11, 2019 11:01:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Job Search Networking References
It is common for employers in many industries to ask for professional references to learn more about you as a person and as an employee. If several candidates are neck-and-neck for the position, the reference checks can make or break who ends up with the job.
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Automatic Network: Your Alumni Association

on Jun 13, 2019 4:27:07 PM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Search Networking Graduate
Some experts say that 70 percent of people ended up in their current position thanks to networking. Others say it’s more like 80 percent or even 85 percent.
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Face It: Recruiters Are Watching You on Facebook

on May 23, 2019 10:25:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Social Media Job Search Networking
Facebook probably needs no introduction. After all, 85% of internet users have a Facebook account - that's more than 1 billion users worldwide. Even those who choose not to have an account have heard of the world's most popular social media site, which was originally created in 2004 for college students. In 2006, the site was opened to anyone over 13 with a valid email address, and the rest is history.
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Tweet Your Way to New Connections - and Jobs

on May 16, 2019 10:33:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Social Media Networking
Created in 2006, Twitter is a social networking site where people post short messages called tweets. Some might equate tweeting with microblogging. Like other social media sites, you can follow others and be followed in turn. Unlike other sites, it's not necessary to know someone to follow them on Twitter. This format makes it easy to follow newsworthy entities relating to your job search - and for others to find you.
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