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5 Tips to sell better LinkedIn and getting a job

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5 Tips to sell better LinkedIn and getting a job

Properly used, the social network LinkedIn may be the best personal letter of presentation to companies, recruiters and professionals with similar interests. LinkedIn changed the paradigm and ceased to be a platform to offer jobs to also move to build professional networks.  The executive of the social network gives five tips to increase the visibility of your  profile. Read More »

Online Accounting and IT Jobs: Where to Look

With the electronic age upon us, the economy in recession, and gas prices being higher than they have ever been, many professionals in various fields are seeking online employment. This eliminates the need to travel to the place of employment daily and allows the professional to work from the comfort of their own home, set their own pace, and make their own hours. Two fields becoming ever more prominent in the online employment community are accounting and IT. Accounting jobs and IT jobs are very popular in the telecommuting world but the professionals in this area need to know where to begin their search for web based employment. Read More »

Don't Neglect These Powerful Career Advancement Opportunities

If you are committed to career advancement, you must be willing to take important steps to achieve your professional goals. One critical career development strategy, which many professionals neglect, is building relationships with executives. To reach higher levels of the organization, senior level managers need to know who you are and what you have to offer. If you do not take advantage of opportunities to pursue executive relationships, you are doing yourself and your career a disservice. Read More »

3 Smart Ideas to Save Your Job (for Work at Home Professionals)

With more than 15 years as a Software Product Manager under her belt, Janet had worked hard to build her career and demonstrate value to the company.

“I’ve paid my dues.” she thought aloud, as she tossed the remaining contents of her desk drawer into her pink computer bag. “I worked too many long hours, took on enough crappy projects to make my head explode and dealt with the most difficult personalities.”

Janet had been with EEE Consulting for six and a half years when her position was eliminated. “Budget cuts”, her boss had told her just a few hours earlier. She was stunned to learn her participation in the company’s remote work program, “EEEWork” played a role — albeit small, he declared reluctantly — in the workforce reduction committee’s decision. Read More »

Connecting With IT Companies Through LinkedIn

Just as social networks have made a huge difference to that way that millions of us stay in touch with family and friends, so business networks have altered the way people in a huge variety of sectors find new business, maintain contact with clients and sector partners, and get in touch with prospective employees.

“Small business professionals leverage LinkedIn in a myriad of creative ways,” according to LinkedIn’s connection director, Nicole Williams. The business networking site recently claimed that in total it now has in excess of 175 million members worldwide. Read More »