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The Employment Expert blog

“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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