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Category Archives for "Getting Interviews – Search Strategy"

How to Get Lots of Connections on LinkedIn

In last week’s post I explored the question, “What’s a Good Number of LinkedIn Connections?” and the benefits of having “lots!” This week I’ll give some tips on how to easily build up to a large network that supports your goals for networking and professional visibility.

Now maybe you’re thinking, “I want quality, not just quantity.” Agreed. And on LinkedIn, quantity tends to lead to quality.

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Testimonials in Your Resume #2: The Blurb Block

Social proof can be your job search superpower! If you’ve read my previous post on using testimonials in your resume, you’ve discovered that a well chosen LinkedIn recommendation, customer kudo or glowing quote from a performance evaluation can boost the appeal and credibility of your resume. Here’s an additional innovation: the blurb block.

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How to Read a Job Posting the REAL Way

If a job postings are windows into the working world, maybe somebody needs to clean the glass, because it can be awfully hard to know what you’re really seeing! That’s why the first letter in REAL stands for “Read between the lines” when you read job postings. I’ll also explore how to Evaluate the fit, Apply with an advantage and Learn from the experience.

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