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Category: Networking Know How

Networking: How To Answer the “So, what do you do?” Question

All of us have heard the old saying,” It’s not what you know but who you know.”  I say in this job search market, we need to rewrite this to read “It’s who and what you know.”  Knowing someone will hopefully get your foot in an otherwise closed or hidden door for a meeting, but […]

5 Easy – but Important – LinkedIn Profile Tips

  1. Don’t duplicate your resume. They should complement each other. The LinkedIn profile reinforces your brand,showcases unique attributes, and conveys personality. The resume presents accomplishments and relevant contributions to a targeted audience. 2. You NEED a good headshot photo, whether it’s  done by a professional photographer or not, you need to look professional in it. 3. Security […]

Staying Connected: LI & Leave for Dads

  Papa Smurf at Work My dear friend from college recently became a first time father! He was actually indirectly instrumental in getting me eventually started as a resume writer, because being a good writer himself he would help me, very early on in my previous career as a social worker, to hone my own […]

Re-entering the Workforce After an Extended Absence

As Oprah has said, when done well, being a mother is THE most important job there is.  And I know all the moms that are my clients and fans live that truth. Many a great mom also needs another job, out there in the career world. If you are a woman returning to the workforce after years […]

Cultivate Quality Connections – aka “Networking Naturally”

Cultivate Quality Connections – aka “Networking Naturally” Before I picked this month’s theme, I actually wrote a bit about this already in a blog post of similar name, which gives what I think are both great examples of connecting, one online, one in person. Of course today isn’t the first time I’ve written about this important […]