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4 ways to let employers know you're unemployed on LinkedIn

I get the question all the time in my LinkedIn workshops: “How do I let recruiters know I’m not currently working?” My answer has been somewhat noncommittal, but folks want potential employer to know their status. 718 more words

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Are job seekers welcome on LinkedIn?

This is a question I’ve been asking myself since LinkedIn began to systematically remove features from its basic account and required its members to upgrade to premium accounts in order to get them back. 1,056 more words

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9 facts about LinkedIn lite profile vs. the LinkedIn profile we knew

At this point I count roughly 10 posts and a few videos explaining the differences between the old (or for some, current) user interface (UI) and the new and improved one… 1,055 more words

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Home, Sick

Tucked up in bed, with a cold sweat and a ringing in my ear. I’m attempting to recover from the night I spent coughing every time I moved, and the night before when I found the most uncomfortable position to lie in, but it was one that prevented my lungs from getting tickly and irritated, which I paid the price for with a ridiculous pain in my neck when I woke up. 343 more words

3 things to consider when an interviewer asks, "Why should we hire you?"

For many job seekers, “Why should we hire you?” is one of the most difficult interview questions to answer. Don’t take it from me – take it from my clients, who list this as one of the hardest questions presented by interviewers. 693 more words

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5 ways a successful job search counts on how you treat people

I tell my daughter, who is often late for appointments, that life is about minutes. The first time I told her this was when she missed a train into Boston by a few minutes.  679 more words

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Personal Development Plan

I first saw the concept of a Personal Development Plan over at Mind Tools. I downloaded the work book about a year ago when I was in the middle of my search for a new job. 2,254 more words

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