Posts Tagged with "jobseeker"

What resources do you use?

Friday, January 4, 2013

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As we enter 2013, I’m thinking of additional ways to improve the Utah Tech Jobs website. I’m thinking it would be great to add list of resources that would be valuable for people who are seeking new or different employment. So, what job resources do you know about? I’m interested in profiling companies, job clubs, [...]

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Companies Asking for SocialNetworking Passwords Should be Outed Online

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

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I say, if a company wants social media passwords as a pre-requisite to employment, people should be informed about it ...online. Social media is a two-edged sword, and companies that think they can hide behind their corporate firewalls and bureaucratic red-tape have much to learn. Maybe, if their entire PR department is managing a reputation crisis over perceived privacy violations, they won't be so keen on seeing what WE are saying about them?

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Still Sending Out Resumes? You’re Doing it Wrong

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

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Yesterday on Marketplace, Kai Ryssdal interviewed Jai Damian, a hard-working American working part-time though she wants a full-time job.  The article was about her predictions on the State of the Union Address from President Obama that aired later in the evening (Damian shared her comments after hearing the SOTU address in this follow-up piece). The [...]

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YES! Your Resume’s File Name DOES Matter

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

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Resumes are digital now. That’s good for everybody–easy to share, easy to search, easy to save, easy on the trees.  It’s all good. But in an attempt for job seekers to keep their resume files organized, people are forgetting that other people read not only the content, but the file name you give your sweet [...]

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Presenting at Utah County Job Club Tomorrow

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

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I’m presenting at the Utah County Job Club tomorrow on how recruiters view your resume.  This event is held in the North meeting room of the East Bay Cafe on the Novell campus. Novell* graciously donates this space for the club’s use to the community. Come and see what “recruiter blinders” are and how your [...]

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Nine Ways to Ruin A Job Interview

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

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Ask A Manager posts nine ways you can easily ruin a job interview.  I should just tweet a random number every once in a while and link to this post whenever someone uses one of these on me.  …but, then again it may be happening so frequently, I’d be going all Robert Scoble on everyone. [...]

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Use Your LinkedIn Profile as a Resume

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

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Alison Doyle at About has a good article on how to use your LinkedIn Profile as a resume, along with great tips on using LinkedIn in your job search. “One of the most important parts of LinkedIn is your profile. That’s what you use to connect with people in your network and your profile is [...]

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Enjoy the Interview!

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

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Keith Ferrazzi jotted down four things you can do to enjoy your job interviews. (pssst: If you’re not having fun, nobody else is!) Make them like you. Find a reason to care about the person. Show them your passion. Tell stories Head on over to the Ferrazzi-plex for the scoop on actually how to do [...]

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Job Hunting? Sleep Through Thursdays

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

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THURSDAY – it just bites. You realize – Holy crabgrass, Batman! – another week has escaped you. You’re still unemployed and while you’ve learned a whole bunch – that doesn’t pay the mortgage. The conversations you’ve been having all week haven’t materialized in any booked meetings for next week and you’re not sure how this is going to play out. Thursday is the day it becomes all too real. You’re frustrated, scared and sad.

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4 Things To Never EVER Put On Your Resume

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

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I know things are becoming more and more open these days, and there is a lot of information about you that is simply searchable online, but there are still certain things a resume is good for, and other things that are just not crucial, especially when you’re just being introduced to a company. Still, I [...]

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