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Jim Stroud is one of the most prolific bloggers, and sought after conference speakers in the candidate sourcing and recruiting curcuit.  I had the honor and pleasure of meeting Jim at The ERE SourceCon conference 3 years ago.  I have been reading his posts ever since.  The #HireFriday website is proud to be able to share [...]

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  Every now and then it makes sense to take a breather.  Social media is so pervasive, it can become a time sink.  Recently, I took a media break.  Chris Brogan discussed the issue in a post last year.  We can become social media saturated.  Think about it. We are constantly being bombarded with media online, [...]

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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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How many people take the time to develop career plan before embarking on an active job search? This is the focus of this Friday’s chat. Developing, and implementing an effective career plan can whittle months off of your job search. Career management transition isn’t just a phase anymore. Forget what you know about jobs, employment [...]

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  This week we are fortunate to have Lars Schmidt (@ThisIsLars ) host #HFChat this coming #HireFriday 9/14 Noon-1 Eastern, 11 Central-just hop on over to Twitter and follow the hashtag #HFChat. You’ll be glad you did. How many times have you wanted to reach through the phone and throttle the recruiter screening you on [...]

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If you are not a follower of this week’s guest host and a subscriber to her videos then I am very pleased to introduce you to Sabrina Baker, aka @sabrinalbaker. If you are a job seeker and are apprehensive about video interviewing techniques then this week’s discussion on #HFChat, Noon EDT on Friday, is a [...]

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    Your Fears Are Not True – How to Feel Better About Your Job Search “As for your fears, remember this: they aren’t true.”   I wrote this to a student who is currently in the same graduate school program I completed a few years ago when she contacted me for advice on her [...]

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By Art Koff These tips were originally written to assist older job seekers find employment, but they apply to job seekers of all ages. Remember that many employers still have hiring freezes in place and that in most cases temp or part-time workers are paid out of a different budget than full-time employees. At this [...]

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