Using Social Networking to Help Your Job Search

Are you new to the world of social networking?  Looking for fresh ways to enhance your career prospects?  If so, use these quick tips to turn a social networking profile into a powerful career-building tool. Find the right site for your career interests.  Begin by browsing the different “networks” provided by major sites like LinkedIn and… Read more »

Tips for Writing Effective Job Descriptions

Have you ever bought something on impulse?  Ever wonder what attracted you to the item in the first place? Whatever the reason, something about the way that product was marketed created a strong attraction in you – strong enough to make you act. In many ways, job postings are a lot like the impulse items… Read more »

Secrets to Successful Self-Promotion

To get ahead in  this world, you have to “put your best foot forward.”  But, there’s a fine line between respectable self-promotion and shameless bragging.  So how do you use self-promotion to advance your career, without coming across as a show-off?  Use these quick tips to tactfully toot your own horn: Realize that context is everything. … Read more »

Why the Lowest Price isn’t Always the Best Value in Recruiting

Most of us today are conditioned to look for the best possible price.  In most cases, this makes good economic sense.  But when it comes to recruiting services, the company offering the lowest prices isn’t necessarily going to deliver the best value. Here are a few good reasons why shopping around for the lowest-priced recruiting services might… Read more »