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10 TIPS FOR WRITING THE BEST RESUME FOR YOUR POST GRADUATION JOB SEARCH

 

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LINKEDIN 5 DAY ACTION PLAN

by Marcia Hancock on October 14, 2014

No time for LinkedIn?

Here are 5 easy steps to market yourself in only 10 minutes each day of the week.

MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY: (10 min)

  • Check your Network Updates
  • Comment, Like and Share
  • Posts from your network
  • Articles relevant to your field: Forbes, WSJ, Huffington Post
  • ‘Follow’ experts in your areas of interests
  • Update status: share a motivational quote

Make a list of 5 people you would like to connect by Friday

Better to Give than Receive:

  •      Recommend your colleagues and they will recommend you.

 TERRIFIC TUESDAY: (10min)

  • Check your Network Updates:images[7]
  • Comment, Like and Share
  • Update status: Share a blog post highlighting your brand
  • LinkedIn Pulse

Endorse 5 people for their top skills

WISDOM WEDNESDAY: (10 min)

  • Check your Network Updates
  • Comment, Like and Share
  • Join LinkedIn Groups in your field
  • Follow discussions, comment and connect with group members

Network and introduce 2 of your 1st   and 2nd level connections

  • Reach out to your 1st level connections for introductions
  • How many new connections do I have?
  • Diversify your connections: outside of your field

THANKFUL THURSDAY (10min)

  • Check your Network Updates
  • Comment, Like and Share

Congratulations!

  • Birthdays, work anniversaries, new jobs, and updated profiles.

Who’s been looking at my profile?

  • Check your stats: # of profile views: Increasing?  Decreasing?

FAB/FUN FRIDAY

Take a break!

  • How did your action plan work for the week?

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LINKEDIN SMALL BUSINESS PRODUCTS AND SERVICES TABS NO LONGER SUPPORTED*

March 31, 2014

HOW DO WE GET OUR MESSAGE OUT?* Product and Services tab will be removed and no longer available for small businesses on LinkedIn as of April 14, 2014.  Replacing these pages will be ‘Showcase’ pages.  None of the Products and Services currently set-up on small business pages will be saved including any recommendations.  If you […]

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2013 REVISIONS TO THE LINKEDIN USER AGREEMENT: ‘Dos and Don’ts’

January 13, 2014

PART I: LinkedIn ‘Dos and Don’ts’   Revisions to the LinkedIn User Agreement went into effect in the Spring and again in September of 2013. The User Agreement is 11 sections and many pages long.  Topics covered include LinkedIn’s purpose, User Obligations and Rights, passwords, LinkedIn Profile content, LinkedIn’s Obligations and Rights, disclaimers and Liability Limitations […]

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YOUR 2013 ACCOMPLISHMENTS WILL ‘JUMP-START’ YOUR 2014 GOALS

January 8, 2014

TAKE A BREATH, STEP BACK, REFLECT, and THEN SET YOUR 2014 GOALS Looking for a job?  Re-evaluating your small business model?  Want to communicate your worth to your audience be that an employer or a client? Ready to set your goals for 2014?  Whoa!  Do not rush into a New Year by setting goals and […]

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THE MAKING OF A RESUME: BUILDING YOUR FIRST PROFESSIONAL RESUME

December 30, 2013

Part I: The Equine Industry THE SCHOLARSHIP ‘Professional Equine Grooms’, http://www.proequinegrooms.com/, is an online community with the goal to create a platform for Professional Equine Grooms in support of their short and long term career needs with a special focus on resumes. In step with her mission, Liv Gude, Owner of ‘Professional Equine Grooms’, sponsored […]

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‘THE JOB SEARCH ADVISOR’ IS NOW A REGISTERED TRADEMARK NAME IN FIVE STEPS

December 15, 2013

  ‘The Job Search Advisor’ is now a registered Trademark name with the United States Patent and Trademark office. ‘TJSA’ is now one of 4,400,000+ registered Trademark names within the US. What is a Trademark? A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol or design, or a combination of the two that identifies and distinguishes the […]

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LINKEDIN TOP TEN OVERUSED WORDS FOR 2013

December 13, 2013

Hot off the presses!  LinkedIn has just released the 2013 Top Ten Overused Words in LinkedIn Profiles. The Winners are: #10.   Analytical #9.     Innovative #8.     Driven #7.     Organized #6.     Expert #5.     Patient #4.     Effective #3.     Creative #2.     Strategic The Winner for the Most Overused Word in 2013 is: Responsible Remembering Overused Words we lost from […]

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STYLE OR SUBSTANCE: WHICH IS BEST FOR YOUR RESUME?

December 3, 2013

Which is more important for your resume, style or substance?  You might be surprised with the answer. ‘Style’ or ‘presentation’ is as if not more important to your landing an interview than substance.  If your resume is eye-catching and unique in presentation, you are well ahead of the competition in being noticed. Recruiters and hiring […]

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BANKRUPCY ATTORNEYS ARE LOVIN’ THE UNAFFORDABLE HEALTHCARE ACT

November 28, 2013

A JOURNEY INTO FINANCIAL RUIN BACKGROUND This is the first public discussion I have entered into concerning a very private matter, that of one’s own health and financial status.  The stigma remains: health issues are perceived as a weakness and dramatically limit life and employment choices.    Why am I sharing my experiences now?   Legislators […]

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