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How to Improve Your Soft Networking Skills

By: Debra Wheatman Debra Wheatman, CPRW, CPCC is president of Careers Done Write, a premier career-services provider focused on developing highly personalized career roadmaps for senior leaders and executives across all verticals and industries. Debra may be contacted directly at debra@careersdonewrite.com. Visit her site at: careersdonewrite.com. Follow Debra on Twitter. Becoming an effective networker takes continuous practice in live situations. Indeed,

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Networking is NOT About You

When most people start networking, they tend to make the mistake of centering the relationship around themselves. Their needs, their resolution to get a job, their wants. But what about the individual on the other side of this networking relationship? Unless they are a family member or very close friend, they don’t have an obligation

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4 Great Resources to Help Improve Your Job Search

Job searching can be a tough process to endure, especially if you’re focusing solely on writing an amazing resume and applying online. Sorry, but that just isn’t going to cut it. Not sure what else you should be doing? Here’s a short list of websites that go beyond the traditional job search methods and can

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3 Tips for Landing Your Ideal Career

Hearing in an interview that this prospective position would give you a fat check every pay period is great news! But it can be somewhat blinding if it prevents you from considering other aspects of the position. No matter how much fun you will have with your flashy salary, if it’s a job that you

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How on Earth Do I Start Networking from Scratch?!

By now, we all know that networking is crucial to a successful job search. We know that a large majority of positions are staffed this way (80% according to an ABC News report!). But how exactly do we go about throwing ourselves out there? What if you don’t have any old contacts to get in touch

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Why Can’t I Get Hired Through Monster?

You’ve polished and perfected your resume and cover letter, applied for what feels like 500 jobs on Monster, and have heard nothing back. Does this sound familiar? Well, you’re not alone. And there’s nothing wrong with your application. But there are definitely some issues with where you’re sending it. An article I recently read states that the success

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