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Networking in your pajamas

 Most people understand that the more people you know, the more likely someone in your circle can assist you in your job search.  In the dark ages(a few years back), the only way to meet more people was to get out of your house and network as much as possible.  While I am still a [...]

12Nov2009 | Terri Bishop | 1 comment | Continued
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There are a LOT of BAD interviewers out there

Here’s a news flash!  People may not be getting job offers because of a high number of bad interviewers.    Last week I had a telephone interview with a HR person of a company I was very interested in working for.  I spent a fair amount of time preparing for the interview, immersing myself in [...]

15Oct2009 | Terri Bishop | 0 comments | Continued
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How to set up a RSS feed for Craigslist

If you are like most of us job seekers, you read the job postings on Craigslist on a regular basis.  Some people tell me they check it several times a day to see new postings as soon as they appear.  There’s a better and easier way to check for new postings.  You can set up a [...]

15Oct2009 | Terri Bishop | 0 comments | Continued
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How are you using Twitter in your job search?

Twitter is like the Wild Wild West as a new technology, but there are job postings and connections being made from it. Below are still of the things I am doing. Write and share what you have tried and whether you have seen results. We can all benefit with information on how to use this [...]

2Sep2009 | Terri Bishop | 1 comment | Continued
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Texas Grocery Study

TEXAS GROCERY STUDY DATE: Wednesday, September 9, 2009 – Austin, TX TIME: Afternoon PAYS: $100/2 Hours + Homework Assignment REQUIREMENTS: FEMALES ONLY, Ages 18 to 49 Females have children living at home w/them Must be willing to do homework assignment prior to focus group Limit one per household or family Must be physically present to [...]

2Sep2009 | Terri Bishop | 0 comments | Continued
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Are you making the effort?

  WARNING: READING THIS MAY CAUSE YOU MENTAL ANGUISH Looking for a job is hard work.  I don’t think anyone would disagree with that statement.  To stand out in the current competitive job market is a daunting task.  I encounter a lot of people that seem to do the minimum amount of work and “hope” [...]

27Aug2009 | Terri Bishop | 0 comments | Continued
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What do you want to discuss?

As a job searcher and a recruiting sourcer, I get lots of ideas for topics to discuss on this site.  Let me know if there is an area that you would be interested in exploring. I have a list of topics that I am going to write about, but am always open to more ideas.  Post [...]

26Aug2009 | Terri Bishop | 0 comments | Continued
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Very Urgent req for – HP Unix Administrator in Austin, TX

I found this from another list I’m on. I have no additional details. Very Urgent req for – HP Unix Administrator in Austin, TX (Local to Posted by: “Vimal Suri” vimal@tasacom.com vimal.tasacom Wed Aug 19, 2009 6:23 am (PDT) HP Unix Administrator Location: Austin, TX Duration: 6+ Months Rate: DOE Description :- 3+ yr contract [...]

19Aug2009 | Terri Bishop | 0 comments | Continued
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Tips for responding to job postings

As part of your job search, most likely you will be responding to job postings in some fashion. Real companies have real job postings that are hiring real people. You might have heard that the odds are poor you will get a job this way, but if you follow the tips below, it will increase [...]

11Aug2009 | Terri Bishop | 0 comments | Continued
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How to attach your resume in your LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn profiles are great, but recruiters usually want to see a resume.  Make it easy for them by including your resume in your LinkedIn profile.  To add your resume, select the edit profile link, and there will be a section to add applications. Select the Box.net application.  This application allows you to upload a Word [...]

7Aug2009 | Terri Bishop | 1 comment | Continued
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