Tag Archives: Personal Branding

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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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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Ace your interview – using this 2 minute exercise from Amy Cuddy

“We know our minds change our bodies,” Amy Cuddy shared in her TED Talk. “But do our bodies change our minds?” “So I want to start by offering you a free no-tech life hack, and all it requires of you … 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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Bouncing Back – My Journey to find meaningful work

A few months ago I was in the right place at the right time and was fortunate to be offered a position at MassEdCO as an education advocate. A couple months before I received this job offer, I was in … Continue reading

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90 Second Commercial – Stand Out with Video

A few months ago, I meet with 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 outline to … 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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