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Entries from March 2009

Don’t Tweet Your Job Interview

March 18th, 2009 · 7 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Apropos of our recent discussions of Twitter and it’s usefulness in the job search, it’s important to remember that, as with Facebook, you have to watch what you say. Read the following cautionary tale from I’m Not Actually A Geek: A lucky job applicant tweeted the following: Cisco just offered me […]

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Tags: Interviewing · Workplace Gizmos

Twitter Proximity Posts?

March 17th, 2009 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough This a shout into the void. So we have twitter trends. And Twitter proximity search. Can we not combine the two? I want to know what people are “trending” within 5 miles of me!

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Tags: Uncategorized

Ask Brian – Just Took A Job That Is Below Me. Now What? When Do I Try To Move Up?

March 16th, 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. Reader Cee has a question very in tune with our times. I landed a job after a lengthy search in Feb. Having been a high flyer and self employed for 15 […]

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Tags: Ask Brian · Getting Ahead

FedEx Office To Offer Free Resume Printing On March 10th

March 8th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough I usually don’t get talked into shilling for companies on this blog. But this resource is too good not to pass along. FedEx Office (most of us will remember them as Kinkos) is offering free resume printing this Tuesday, March 10. From the press release: The company invites customers to take […]

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Tags: Resumes · Working Hard

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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Tags: Job Search · Job Sites