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Reflections on 2010, The Career

This has been another interesting year in my rather winding and non-linear career path. The year started out at BPI group (yes – they confuse everyone with a lower case “g”). That ended June 30, and I started with my … Continue reading

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Using Facebook in Your Job Search

With a reported membership of 400 million ACTIVE users, defined by Facebook as “users who returned to the site in the last 30 days,” Facebook is the undisputed king of social networking sites. But for many of my clients, Facebook … Continue reading

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3 Tips for Writing an Effective Linked In Profile

The Future of Resumes – 3 Tips for Starting a Linked In Profile In my last post, I proposed a new definition of the term “resume.” Resume – a description of an individual’s career that defines that person’s personal and … Continue reading

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Job Search Tips from People Who’ve Actually Landed

“Network – Tell everybody. Don’t be embarrassed to admit that you’re unemployed and looking for a new “opportunity.” (Notice, I didn’t say I was looking for a job.) I wasted 2-3 months early on hedging my bets about “who to tell.” Use “Linked in” and alumni resources to network. Have your “elevator speech” down cold. Be specific and don’t hedge about what’s important to you in your next job. Networking opened up doors that were otherwise closed and led me to explore opportunities that I would otherwise not have known about. Networking is NOT overrated!” Continue reading

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Characterisitics of Innovative Organizations, Pt. 3 of 3

We’ve seen a lot of writing over the last 50 years about business leadership. Only a small percentage of any of the traditional writing and research is likely to have true staying power for one simple fact – the pace … Continue reading

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Characteristics of Innovative Organizations, part 2 of 3.

First – sorry for the long hiatus between posts here. I’ve had a great last few weeks including a wonderful trip to Paris and a week in Chicago doing some certification training. In the meantime, I’ve also been doing some … Continue reading

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It’s All About Community – New Job, Social Media & Innovation

It’s all about community. It’s true. It really is. Are you searching for a new position? If so, the answer lies in your community. Are you trying to build your business? That next great referral or lead will almost certainly … Continue reading

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