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The following is a wonderful guest post by Tammy Perry.  Be sure to follow her on Twitter, and connect with her on LinkedIn.  I give you Tammy Perry:   Job Boards, the Beginning of an Effective Job Search We have all heard that networking is key to conducting an effective job search.  This is true, [...]

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On NCIS, the CBS blockbuster TV series, Gibbs Rule #6 is “Never apologize – it’s a sign of weakness.” Sorry, Jethro…I must say I’m sorry for the transcript of last week’s #HFChat being late this week. I especially need to send out a big helping of “I’m sorry” to our guest host, Jennifer Way, who [...]

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As job seekers, we are focused on getting our information into the hands of the recruiters and hiring managers. With this in mind, what do you do to keep the lines of communications open? Do you go through the painstaking effort to find great jobs and have great interviews to then let the ball drop [...]

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Occasionally the HireFriday gang gives the guest host roster a week off. This week the Twitter chat for the job seeker community was hosted by three of the leaders of the team: Founder and CEO Margo Rose (@HRMargo), Cyndy Trivella (@CyndyTrivella) and Tom Bolt (@TomBolt). The fierce chat raged about the topic Negotiating the Salary. [...]

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This week Margo Rose, Founder of the HireFriday movement, along with HireFriday moderators Tom Bolt and Cyndy Trivella will be leading the conversation around what job seekers need to know about negotiating their salary. We’re going to discuss how salary negotiation actually starts before the first phone screen or interview takes place, and how job [...]

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Working with Rayanne Thorn (@Ray_Anne), Marketing Director for Broadbean Technology (@Broadbeaninc), while preparing for Friday’s HFChat on Twitter was a fantastic experience. Cyndy and Margo collectively are connected with tons of key opinion leaders in the recruiting and technology area, but I was only connected with her through Twitter and not really in touch with [...]

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This week on #HFChat on Twitter we will be discussing one of the hottest topics in the recruiting business and it is vital that those looking for a job today know what is going on. If the terms “mobile recruiting” or “location based technology” are new to you I would urge you not only to [...]

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Many of the HR participants, recruiters and coaches participating in this week’s #HFChat have never participated in a Virtual Career Fair. It was a learning experience for everyone and there was a great deal of new information never discussed in previous chats. This is the transcript for the discussion led by  Brandon Lawson (@B_Law703) and [...]

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Last week the #HireFriday Twitter chat was centered on ways to enhance a job search by using innovative new methods to enhance chances for success. There are “old school” tactics which are time tested and still apply today, but technology has given us new tools that take things to a new level. The virtual career [...]

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Today’s Guest Post is by Josh Letourneau. Josh is blogger with Fistful of Talent, and has been a leader in the recruiting industry since 2003. He is also the co-host of our HireFriday Chat (Friday noon-1 est). Without further ado I give you, Josh Letourneau: Job-Hunting During Today’s Recession: Go Guerilla or Go Home! Along [...]

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