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Posting Your Resume on the Job Boards Does Work!

A lot of job seekers think the job boards are dead.  Granted, they shouldn’t be what you focus a lot of your time on, but they still are HIGHLY used in the recruiting industry.  I have written several articles about this topic (Why You Should Post Your Resume Onlne) and plan to update these posts [...]

8Oct2010 | Terri Bishop | 0 comments | Continued
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Attitude is Everything!

It’s the New Year and we are surrounded by resolutions we should be making and new habits we should be adopting. I have a wish list of behaviors that I would like to see more of and especially among job seekers.  Having a great attitude will take you a long way in life and for [...]

3Feb2010 | Terri Bishop | 0 comments | Continued
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Top 5 Twitter Mistakes made by Job Hunters

   Twitter is an excellent tool for connecting with people you might not ordinarily get to.  Since you can follow anyone, it is more open than LinkedIn or Facebook.  It is a powerful tool for building relationships if used CORRECTLY.    When you follow someone, they get a message telling them that your Twitter id [...]

8Jan2010 | Terri Bishop | 1 comment | Continued
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10 Things Job Seekers should do while things are slow

The job search slows down at the end of the year, but this is a great time to do some cleanup work on some of your job search tools. Get everything spruced up and ready to go when the new year starts. 1. Is your LinkedIn profile completely filled out? If not, get on it! [...]

24Dec2009 | Terri Bishop | 0 comments | Continued
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Want to make your LinkedIn Headline Stand Out?

Your headline is the text that appears underneath your name in LinkedIn. This is the area where you need to SELL yourself and entice the recruiter to read your profile. This area shows up in the search results. The recruiter has typed in some keywords looking for candidates. They get hundreds of results back. You [...]

14Dec2009 | Terri Bishop | 1 comment | Continued
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Is your LinkedIn Profile working for you?

Most job seekers have heard or been told they should be on LinkedIn, but are not aware of how it can help you sell yourself.  You should put some effort into your profile besides simply filling in the blanks.  It should not be a regurgitation of your resume.  It is a tool for you to  [...]

6Dec2009 | Terri Bishop | 1 comment | Continued
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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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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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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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