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You’re Fired. Now What? Practical Steps To Career Recovery! 22nd May 2013 written by Margo Rose The Celebrity Apprentice Finale is this week.  But, what happens when it’s you, and you hear: Your’e Fired? Oh, those dreaded words. They come in many forms from the euphemism, “your position has been terminated” to “there’s been a [...]

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  The new Facebook Graph Search holds promise for job seekers and recruiters.  Facebook introduces the social graph search this month. Recruiters who use social media sites such as Facebook will have an opportunity like never before to search for candidates based on what the "friend" likes.  For instance, one will be able to search, "Friends [...]

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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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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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You Got an Offer…Now What? This week’s guest hosts are a few people from the recruiting team from Burns & McDonnell, Twitter handle @BurnsMcDCareers, named by Fortune Magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. The topic of this week’s discussion is focused on that magic moment when the job offer is [...]

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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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