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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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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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Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

Why you will not fail to have a great career… Developing your Career Development plan For many years, I only say myself doing the same thing. I had a good job, with good benefits, and two children and I found … 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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Using Facebook Strategically for Job Search

Using Facebook Strategically for Job Search In my past blogs and presentations, I have shared many ways that job seekers can use LinkedIn for their job search, and focused little attention to Facebook, with the exception on recommending privacy settings. … Continue reading

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7 ways to recover from a lay off

A few months ago, I was so excited. I had received an offer for my dream job,(see my LinkedIn profile for more details). I was to be the College and Career Navigator for our local community college. This had been … 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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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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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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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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