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Calendar: Personal Branding Summit – Free Nov. 8 2007

6 November 2007

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Got a phone? Get registered for an incredible Personal Branding teleconference happening Thursday (two days from when I am writing this) and includes an incredible lineup of speakers from all over the world. This conference is FREE, but you must register, and then get on the phone during the section you want to learn. From [...]

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How to Use LinkedIN

14 September 2007

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Jason Alba, who created the Jibber Jobber Career Toolset, recently wrote a book, “I’m on LinkedIN –Now What??“. Well, I just bought my copy and noticed you can get yours on Amazon… if you want. Review pending… as soon as I consume and digest all of Jason’s delectable networking knowledge. Related Posts:Calendar: Personal Branding Summit [...]

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RE: Unemployment Insurance – Dancing With the Devil

27 August 2007

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Jason Alba of Jibber Jobber posed a question today about Unemployment Insurance: A long-time reader has recently lost their job after just a couple of months (and before that, a long bout with unemployment). Here’s a question from her: I was let go (fired) because of “unsatisfactory work performance? according to the employer. I am [...]

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Four Ways to Spoil A Relationship

29 May 2007

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I am a little steamed about this, so be forewarned There’s no question that our candidates are dealing with multiple offers from multiple companies. With unemployment this low, they’re smart to try and play their cards, deal their hands, and get the best offer at the best price. Ok, no problem… But there are several [...]

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Employment Paperwork for SOS Technical

23 February 2007

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We all know that the paperwork you fill out when starting a new job is important, but it can be time-consuming and tedious. For many of our busy consultants, finding 30 minutes to fill out our paperwork in our offices can be tough. To simplify this process, new employees can get a jump-start on the [...]

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Making A Difference

6 February 2006

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People have asked me why I came to this industry. This email from one of my consultants after his first day at work explains it all: “Thanks for everything. This is a fantastic opportunity.” It’s all worth it to make a difference like this. Thanks for the chance! Related Posts:How to Use LinkedINBozofication Alive and [...]

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Congratulations On Your New Job!

6 February 2006

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Getting the job is only the beginning. Career thinking long-range thinking as opposed to day-to-day, job-to-job thinking is of the utmost importance. Apply career thinking by doing your job well. Small thinkers dont like to work hard they think it benefits the employer too much if they do. Big thinkers career thinkers work hard because [...]

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Waiting To Leave — Transitioning To Your New Job

6 February 2006

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While fulfilling your commitment to stayat your oldjoband tie up loose ends, remember the less said the better. It will do no good at all to tell your boss or your co-workers how unfair you think the company is. It will serve no purpose to brag about your new position and all its benefits. Keep [...]

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Giving Notice

6 February 2006

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Giving Notice to your current employer that you are leaving is an emotional process. Approach it with professionalism and courtesy, remembering the following guidelines, and everything will be fine. Date your letter Address the letter to your immediate supervisor Keep it short, to the point and on a strictly professional note Above all, be gracious [...]

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Tips on Starting Your New Job

6 February 2006

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Congratulations on the new job! Here are helpful, proven hints to make the transition better for everyone involved–especially you! Your nervousness is natural, but dont let it get out of hand. If your new employer hadnt thought you were qualified, you would still be interviewing. Your credentials, your manner and your dress must have impressed [...]

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