Category Archives: Networking

Community Networking – 6 ways to incorporate your community into your job search

Networking, Networking, Networking!  In a job search, we are told again and again that we must network.  The question I get from job seekers is where to network.  Do we limit networking to organized events?  Do we network in every … Continue reading

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How Stay-at-Home Moms Can Network to Their New Jobs

By Rachelle Lappinen First seen on Job-Hunt.org When a stay-at-home mom decides to return to work, it can be a big surprise. According to Richard Bolles, author of“What Color is Your Parachute,” the job market has changed significantly since 2008. … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Use Power Networking Meetings to Unlock the Hidden Job Market

  Networking is a process that involves people, effort, and information, and it is a process that gets results. I know firsthand of how powerful networking is, as that is how I obtained many of my jobs  After working in … Continue reading

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Taking a Stand – Part 2

I wanted to publish a quick follow up to my last post, “Taking a Stand” and share the good news. The LEAP students and parents of Leominster won, LEAP will be continued in all grades (a program for gifted and … Continue reading

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Taking a Stand

    Many times in life we encounter things that we do not agree with, that we feel are wrong, but too many times, we just sit back. We fail to take action. Maybe it is due to fear, maybe … Continue reading

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New Years Resolutions for a successful job search

  It is that time of year. People may be asking you what your New Year’s resolution as well as sharing theirs.   If you are in a job search, your resolutions may and should involve your job search. If … Continue reading

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Job Searching During the Holidays –

Just this past Tuesday, I offered a workshop on Advanced LinkedIn to a local job seeking club. It was Dec. 2, and even with this popular topic, there were only 6 members in attendance. I was hoping the numbers were … Continue reading

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Using Facebook Strategically for a Job Search – 7 Ways to start now

Using Facebook Strategically for Job Search This past weekend, I was at a teach-in at MIT, for the Institute of Career Transitions, where volunteer as a board member. We were planning future boot camps and webinars for job seekers, and my committee … Continue reading

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Thank You for Laying Me Off – Part 2

    This month, I posted my thank you note to my former employer, for laying me off.  It took three years for me to come to terms and finally see that I am better off. Since posted this blog, … Continue reading

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Top Reasons to Stay Active on LinkedIn

How you manage your own personal career is the exact way you manage a small business. Your brand matters. That is how LinkedIn operates. – Reid Hoffman – Cofounder and Chairman of LinkedIn   LinkedIn has over 259 million members … Continue reading

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