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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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A wonderful #HFChat follow up post from Emilie Mecklenborg: Putting your job search on hold, makes it run cold The lights are twinkling, the shopping mall parking lots are packed and holiday music is in the air – the holidays have officially started. While the holidays bring fun memories and exciting anticipation for the future, [...]

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The following is a post by last weeks #HFChat guest host, Lars Schmidt, Recruiting and Talent Management Leader at NPR. He’s a very special person, and took the time to record his thoughts after last week’s chat. This is what job seekers want: to hear back from a recruiter, and not be lost in the [...]

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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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‘Tis the Season to be Strategic Career Fair Tips for Savvy Job Seekers Guest Post By Shannon Smedstad   When you think of the fall, what comes to mind? Back-to-school. Football. Job fairs? Yes, job fairs. There’s been a resurgence in job fairs across the country as a means for companies to brand themselves and [...]

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This week’s host is Janine Truitt. We are honored to have her host this week. I think all of you can identify with the topic: Job seeker pet peeves. This week, HFChat participants will have the opportunity to articulate their job search pet peeves, and get answers for strategies to overcome job search frustration. I [...]

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Topic: What social networks are most helpful for job seekers? There are more than 200 well-known social networks in use today (eight of them have more than 1MM users in the US, alone). Which communities do you (or should) are best for making yourself known to employers? They’re certainly looking for you. Join #HFChat and [...]

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Topic: Is this Job Right for You? You’re a free agent. You’re no more beholden to your company than they are to you. You can take your hot stuff elsewhere. There are any number of teams out there that would kill to have you. You’re not a commodity, you’re an experience. You have a strong [...]

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All week, I’ve been writing about The US Economic Outlook, Unemployment, and Labor Day. The HireFriday Community joins other online communities in reaching out to those job seekers in need. Today is Labor Day. The Zero Unemployment Movement #ZeroUE on Twitter is sponsoring a 1 day challenge to spend 15 minutes to help an unemployed [...]

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