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We All Have To Do What? Career Advice you Might Not Like!

In today’s economy, you have to hustle!  Yes, as the song goes.  “Do The Hustle.” and yes, I know it’s a hassle (at least sometimes)  but times have changed and there’s been a huge shift in what you need to do to manage and expand your career prospects. You know this already. The issue is that we all need to get with…

Three Things You Could Do Online Today Instead of Shopping

As you probably noticed, today is CyberMonday, the biggest shopping day of the year for online retailers. {Sigh, I guess it is important to keep our economy going. If you can contribute to it, that is great!) But if you’re currently in the market for a new job or a career change, there are much better ways you could be spending your…

18 Surefire Ways to help Recruiters Find You on LinkedIn-Part 1

Thank you to Onlinecollege.org for their guest post.  I am happy to be sharing this important and timely information.  To learn how to really make the most out of LinkedIn please click on the link at the end of this article for information on my MasterLinkedIn webinar series going on now! By now, most people know that LinkedIn is an excellent resource…

4 Fears Job Seekers Must Get Over And Why

1. Fear of being your own boss: You have no choice but to face this fear head on.  Whether you like it or not, you are your own boss today. Due to the trend of shrinking job tenure, everyone needs to think about what their next step is going to be, on a regular and strategic basis. Long gone is the lifetime…

10 Reasons You Can Be Thankful For Twitter

It’s hard to get excited about a job search. Even less so about job search tools.  Well, I have something that I think you’ll really be grateful for if you give it a chance.  You can be thankful for Twitter for being Twitter. Rather than being the frivolous waste of time you think it might be, Twitter is in fact your Swiss…

7 updates to your Linkedin profile that will transform your job search.

In September I launched a weekly group & workshop, the Carerfolk café dedicated to helping people get a grip on the social media tools that have revolutionized the job search and career management. I’m talking specifically about LinkedIn, Twitter & Facebook. Indeed, I am a bit of an evangelist because the more I learn about the powerful impact these tools can have…