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We All Have To Do What? Career Advice you Might Not Like!

In today’s economy, you have to hustle!  Yes, as the song goes.  “Do The Hustle.” and yes, I know it’s a hassle (at least sometimes)  but times have changed and there’s been a huge shift in what you need to do to manage and expand your career prospects. You know this already. The issue is that we all need to get with…

A Discreet Job Search Using Linkedin (Yes, it’s Possible)

If fear of being seen by your employer is one of the reasons holding you back from using LinkedIn to help you find your next job,  then fear no more. One of the biggest concerns about using LinkedIn and other social networking sites that I still hear is fear over lack of privacy and the inability to be discreet. Discretion is, no…

6 Ways to Unlock the Power of Twitter in Your Job Search

I generally get quite the quizzical look when I suggest that Twitter is a powerful and unique tool that can enhance your job search strategy. The reality is according to Tweetmyjobs.com, an amazing Twitter app, 45% of companies plan to increase their budgets for recruiting on Twitter and other social networks this year. I generally get quite the quizzical look when I…

4 Fears Job Seekers Must Get Over And Why

1. Fear of being your own boss: You have no choice but to face this fear head on.  Whether you like it or not, you are your own boss today. Due to the trend of shrinking job tenure, everyone needs to think about what their next step is going to be, on a regular and strategic basis. Long gone is the lifetime…

7 updates to your Linkedin profile that will transform your job search.

In September I launched a weekly group & workshop, the Carerfolk café dedicated to helping people get a grip on the social media tools that have revolutionized the job search and career management. I’m talking specifically about LinkedIn, Twitter & Facebook. Indeed, I am a bit of an evangelist because the more I learn about the powerful impact these tools can have…

Is LinkedIn Working For You? Learn how and go from Linkedin’ to Workin’

Okay, I know you’ve all heard us Career Coaches wax lyrical about Linkedin, but its still not working for you, so you wonder what all the hoopla is about. I hear this all the time. Most Linkedin Users, aren’t REALLY users. I hate to say it folks, but it’s true. Like any tool, if you are not getting results, you’re not doing…