Tag Archives: Job Search

Vacation from a job search?  To rest or not…

  As it is summer and I am going on vacation next week, I thought this previous blog about job searching on vacation is very timely: A couple of years ago, I was in a job search that had lasted … Continue reading

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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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90 Second Commercial – Stand Out with Video

                    A very talented film digital engineer, Gary Brefini. Gary had agreed to film a 90 second commercial for me, which is part of my personal branding plan. Gary had developed an … Continue reading

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How Working Moms and Moms Returning to Work Can Succeed in Job Interviews

By Rachelle Lappinen, originally posted on job-hunt.org One of the most stressful parts of a job search is preparing for job interviews, and this gets even harder when you are a stay-at-home mom trying to return to the workforce. Going from … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Joining a Job Search Buddy Group

In past blogs, I have written about the benefits of attending job search clubs, from networking, learning new job search techniques and improving self-esteem, and getting out of the house and away from the computer. Now, I want to share … Continue reading

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Vision Boards – Finding your Career Direction and Bringing it all together

By Rachelle Lappinen Vision boards can be a great way to find direction in your job search. Whether you already know what you are looking for and just need clarification, or if you are unsure, vision boards can help bring … 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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Do you have a Skype interview coming up? Here are 10 tips to prepare

Employers are using Skype interviews to save time and money of transporting candidates.  Some employers are using the Skype interview as a screening tool, similar to the phone screen, with the added advantage of face to face communication.  In some … Continue reading

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In Honor of Women’s History Month

Barriers Women Face in a Job Search: As a female career and academic advisor with a Minor in Women’s Studies, I often work with women job seekers on ways to overcome barriers in their job search, both at MassEdCO and in … Continue reading

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“In every job that must be done there is an element of fun”

Originally posted on The Princess and the Blog:
As Mary Poppins once said, “In every job that must be done there is an element of fun.” In the wonderful world of PR, it is easy to get lost in the…

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