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So, the Mayan doomsayers were incorrect, and we are still here going about our lives. For many people, the forecast for 2013 appears to be the same as 2012 and the years before: the frustration and demoralization of being in a job search that does not have a light at the end of the tunnel. [...]

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While there is no set topic for this week during the Job Seeker Open Mike chat, the team has compiled a list of questions to keep things on track… at least until the last of the cats have been herded in the right directions. These questions will be launched as needed for the first 40 [...]

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One of the best things about this week’s HFchat is that it puts the job seeker in control of the content.  It will be a no-holds barred discussion that will dig a little deeper into the burning questions our job seekers have as they conduct their searches for that next great job opportunity.  For the [...]

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Many new college graduates will be entering the job market over the next year. The demographics of the college-age job seeker have changed over the last 5 years and so have the tools available to those seeking internships or full-time roles. For this week’s #HFchat, led by college recruiting expert Mark L. Clark (@marcusclarkus), we’ll [...]

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It’s no secret that in today’s economy finding a job is no less than a herculean task, but people all around us are finding new jobs. Have you ever wondered what these lucky people are doing to get that new position? Well, we can assure you, they are doing many things. This means they are [...]

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This from the #HFChat guest host for Friday, November 23, 2012, Emilie Mecklenborg (@EmilieMeck): The holiday season brings fun and excitement for many people but if you are a job seeker the holidays can make you sad. While others are attending festive activities, enjoying the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping and spending time with [...]

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Our next #HFChat host Susanne Goldstein landed her first job out of college by sitting in the backstage lobby of the National Theatre of Great Britain for eight days befriending the receptionists. Though she now tells people not to “try this at home or you might end up in jail”, it has been with similar [...]

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This Friday, November 2, 2012, the Noon (EDT) Twitter chat for job seekers #HFChat will be hosted by Chris Havrilla (@havrilla). Here is her message: The world has changed — one thing I hear repeatedly from job seekers – currently employed or in transition – is “I never really had to look for a job [...]

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There is no denying that social media has been an excellent resource for my job search efforts with the opportunity to meet wonderful recruiters, career coaches, placement experts, job postings, industry connections/weekly chats, and much more.  Speaking from my own experience, I’ve found many wonderful people and made valuable connections via Twitter as well as [...]

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A key thought from HFChat’s next guest host, Dwane Lay is “… that you don’t jump in randomly. There is, generally, an order of operations that is followed for maximum impact.”Networking isn’t a collection of random acts of kindness.  It’s a process that requires thought, activity and hustle. Thinking ahead on what needs to be [...]

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