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12 Little Known Tips For LinkedIn

March 1st, 2011 · 2 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Most business professionals are on LinkedIn at this point. LinkedIn tells us that: – LinkedIn has over 65 million members in over 200 countries. – A new member joins LinkedIn approximately every second, and about half of our members are outside the U.S. – Executives from all Fortune 500 companies are […]

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Using LinkedIn to Get Recruited

February 10th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough LinkedIn.com is one of the fastest growing recruiting tools currently used by Headhunters and Professionals alike. If you are used to networking and taking advantage of business meet and greets, then you can expand your networks and your professional name by using LinkedIn. If you are still coming to grips with […]

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Searching For a Job on Company Websites – 5 Helpful Tips

February 8th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Posted by Brian McCullough Too many job searching campaigns revolve around a ‘post and pray’ strategy; job seekers post their resume on a popular job board, then sit back and pray they get a call from an interested employer. Yes, it can work – occasionally. But opportunities tend to come more frequently to those who […]

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A Comprehensive List Of Free Sample Resumes And Resume Sample Sites

January 17th, 2011 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough I’ve mentioned before that the best how to write a resume tutorial I’ve ever seen is over at ResumeWriting.com. But what about sample resumes? There are hundreds of sample resume sites on the internet. I mean, literally hundreds. Do a search for “sample resumes” or “free sample resumes” and the like, […]

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Can Facebook Harm Your Job Search?

January 27th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough For years now, as social media has proliferated, we’ve been hearing more and more about how what you do online can be viewed and viewed negatively by your boss… or by a prospective boss. But what about Facebook? After all, can’t you control who sees what on Facebook? Well, if you’re […]

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How To Use Twitter To Job Search

March 2nd, 2009 · 8 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough If 2008 was the year everyone and their mother showed up on Facebook (literally, my mother!) then this year is the year that Twitter is really taking off. I don’t have the space or inclination to introduce you to Twitter or how it works (simple google searches should give you a […]

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Why Job Searching Is Like Dating

November 25th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Posted by Brian McCullough I was thinking some more about yesterday’s post suggesting you’ll have better job search odds if you do everything you can to make the job search less impersonal. I said: If you’re just relying on Monster or other online job boards, sure you can send your resume out 300 times in […]

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TheJobBored On The Road – LinkedIn On The Rise

October 18th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Have spent the last few days at the Career Directors International conference here in (actually) Sunny Seattle. Yes, career professionals have their conferences too. I’ve had a great time and gotten a lot of great insights from the assembled career and HR pros. The next half dozen or so posts will […]

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HotJobs To Tell You Who’s Still Hiring

September 14th, 2008 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough From the “why has no one thought of this before” file, I have a link you should all visit and bookmark: http://hotjobs.yahoo.com/HotJobs100 HotJobs has launched the HotJobs100 List. The HotJobs 100, showcasing many of the top U.S. employers, is a great starting point for job seekers who want to know which […]

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Non Profit Job Search

August 6th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough One thing I’ve noticed about younger job seekers is that they’re big on finding jobs at non-profits, charities, foundations and the like. Sorta renews your faith in humanity to realize that trying to have a meaningful career that “makes a difference” is a hip thing to do. If you haven’t considered […]

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