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Online Application: 4 Dos And 4 Don’ts

In 99% of any given application process, the online contact will be step 1 – may it be via email, social media or as a response to a job ad. What are the absolute MUST criteria of an online application that will get you the first interview? When I did my research on this topic, the career advice I found says more or less the same. I have a slightly different point of view and structured my posting in “The Art a
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Career Advice From A To Z: “S” For “Social Media Presence – 4 Rules To Get Yours Right”

In the age of social networks, the online image becomes more and more important. Your reputation on the net will most likely have an impact on your future career moves and hiring managers often google you as a routine. And if they do so, you better make sure the hits are positive. Not checking your online profile regularly in social networks means therefore running high risk: The first impression is important and ina
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Quintessential LinkedIn Best Practices For Job Seekers (And Keepers…)

There have been several postings on LinkedIn in the past (please click here to find them all). As Yogi Berra said, “it is difficult to make predictions, especially about the future”. However, it looks pretty possible that LinkedIn will accompany us for the rest of our careers. And though the really important people may be not on LinkedIn today as my wife says, they will be there in 10 years (as future leaders will no
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Career Advice From A To Z: “L” For “12 Tips From LinkedIn For LinkedIn”

How did it all start? The LinkedIn founders began by inviting a number of their most well-connected and trusted contacts to join their site. In doing so they quickly established it as a place where successful businesspeople go to swap ideas, share information, access business insights and opportunities and do business. As the site continued to grow more features were added to allow members to derive more value from t
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