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How to Survive and Thrive in A Tough Economy

When there’s an economic downturn jobs become scarce and life becomes tough for a lot of people. One of the most stressful outcomes from a bad economy is the possibility of losing one’s job. So if times are tough how can you thrive? Advertise your services Are you really good at doing something? Advertise your

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5 Online Sites to Advertise Your Career Expertise

1. Craigslist Although mainly a place to sell and buy items, Craigslist is still a great place to advertise job postings, resumes and gigs–thus an amazing online area to post your career expertise. It’s free and despite a high chance of attracting spam, you can still yield some potential contacts by showcasing what you know.

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How to Utilize Social Media to Showcase Your Skills

Social media can be a powerful tool in your job search ans building your career and professional brand. It can equally be an exceptional tool when you are showing people and potential employers your skill sets. For example, if you an experienced manager you can use social media like LinkedIn to detail your experience in

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How to Find Your Niche on Social Media (and Develop your Brand)

It doesn’t take long to explore social media platforms like Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram to find out where you can fit in. There are a lot of opportunities to find your niche and to grow your skills and career via social media. Lets take Instagram for example. In the last few years this smartphone-first social

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The Art of Joining Facebook Groups (And Getting the Most From Them)

Facebook groups can be an important addition to your job search arsenal. There are simply too much up-side to ignore them. However, an important thing to keep in mind is that there are so many groups out there on Facebook; you need to be proactive in finding ones that fit your goals. One of the

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5 Ways to Land a Job Quickly

Finding a job that suits your personality and strengths is one of the major goals of establishing a healthy career! However, if you need a job here are 5 great ways to land you one now: 1.Personally Hand-out your Resume One of the easiest ways of getting a job ASAP is printing your coverletter/resume and

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3 Free Sites to Advertize Your Freelance Services

While you hunt for a job, it’s a good idea to keep things rolling in regards to your speciality. These days it’s extremely easy to post an ad up advertizing your freelance business. Do you do landscaping? Do photography? Write? It’s as easy as 1-2-3 to post. Now where do you advertise? If you don’t

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3 Quick Ways to Build Your Online Experience

Companies have always craved experience and that is often difficult to fufil if you are a recent graduate and new in the workforce. So how to you turbo-charge your experience section on your resume quickly? One of the best things to do is to go out to a few non-profits and local businesses and ask

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6 Ways to use Facebook in your job search

Facebook is definitely one of the most powerful social media platforms around today. It has over 1 billion registered profiles and each and every day over 200 million users login. The good thing about it is that Facebook is relatively free to use. Businesses spend billions of dollar harnessing the advertising power of Facebook so

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Networking Your Way to a Job

Networking is a great way to build your contacts, learning from professionals and even make some friends along the way. Networking is something that everyone should be doing because it benefits everyone involved. If you are a job seeker, networking is one of the most important things you should be doing. Having a good resume/

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