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Entries from January 2009

When Eager Becomes Desperate

January 26th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough The majority of the questions that come in to my Ask Brian feature continue to be along the same lines: how long should I wait to hear back; what does it mean if I don’t hear back from an employer; and how can I try to get them to respond to […]

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A Radical Job Search Strategy – Offering Bounties

January 18th, 2009 · 26 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough We all know that networking is the best job search method. At least, readers of this blog should know that by now. But this weekend, I saw an article on CNN/Money that reminded me of a novel strategy: Jacob Share, 33, started an email chain by sending his resume and job […]

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More Chart-y Goodness

January 9th, 2009 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough h/t Matt.

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Sometimes A Chart Is Worth A Thousand Words

January 9th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Posted by Brian McCullough Following up on yesterday’s speculation on where the jobs are and ain’t. Found this at Marketwatch, so give ‘em props.

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It’s Great To Be A Florida Gator

January 9th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Hey. Sorry, but as a Florida grad, I’d be remiss if I didn’t take a moment to say the above…

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Ask Brian – State of the Job Market

January 8th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough If you have career or job search question you would like answered on this blog, click here to Ask Brian. Angelo asks: Last year, around this time, you gave a state of the job market post telling us where the jobs were and where they weren’t. Are you planning on giving […]

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