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Start Curating a Virtual Professional Portfolio

Where is the evidence of your potential? “You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do” ~ Henry Ford. Creative professionals like artists and architects have used career portfolios, sometimes known as the “the book”, to promote themselves and their skills … Read More…

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Join professional associations; Membership has rewards

Membership has its rewards. “Man is a tool-using animal…Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all” ~ Thomas Carlyle We spend a lot of time being members of groups whether we define ourselves that way or not.  As children, we joined … Read More…

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Teaching Job Skills Employers Want With Digital Education

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania has launched a new digital education initiative. The program officially titled “Technology Applications for Professional Success” is funded by Title III grants to strengthen Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).  The project started off in a rather unique way … Read More…

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How to Make Sure People Read Your LinkedIn Profile

Don’t you just love micro-learning? I love these quick video lessons.  They are an awesome tool to get a bunch of information across in a very quick and compact way.  This video from Business Insider does just that.  Recruiter Donna Serdula shares 5 … Read More…

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Consider Headhunters and Employment Agencies

Headhunters and employment agencies are valid options for job seekers. If you are looking for a new career in this economy, headhunters and employment agencies help job seekers get into companies they admire and sometimes can get resumes past application tracking systems. As … Read More…

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What Does your Online Persona Say About YOU?

CareerBuilder.com surveys consistently show that employers are increasingly researching job seekers online before making hiring decisions. Employers are definitely using Social Networking sites to research job seekers.  What would your online persona say about you? “Hiring managers are using the Internet to get … Read More…

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