LinkedIn Overhaul: Make the Most of the New LinkedIn Profile & Features

The always on-the-ball Jason Alba, author of I’m On LinkedIn – Now What???, offered an insightful perspective on the big, big changes at LinkedIn this week. As LinkedIn continues to roll out their new profile look, they’re also overhauling their app system – those handy software widgets that allow us to attach documents, media, and […]

I’ve always intended JobSearchU to be more than a blog, and that is finally a reality with the launch of Your Job Search Roadmap, a 4-week, self-paced online class. Laura DeCarlo, President of Career Directors International, likes to point out to clients that a spiffy new resume without coaching is like a BMW without an […]

In Part 1 of this post, I focused on how to share your emotional intelligence (EI) assets in your written career communications tools – resumes, letters, and LinkedIn. In part 3, I’d like to share ways you can do the same thing in interviews, whether via the phone or in person. But before getting to […]

Upgrade your resume with the help of dozens of job club leaders & career experts on First, take a look at this innovative feature by stopping by the WF Resume Review page. Here’s what you’ll see: First, every submitted resume istripped of your contact information to protect your confidentiality. Next, it is posted […]

The online and offline versions of the Brand You(TM) Job Club will launch December 1, 2009 in partnership with – the national network of local job clubs launched by Tory Johnson, Workforce Expert for ABC’s Good Morning America. What’s different about the BUJCs is their mastermind structure. This is not a series of 10 classes, but […]

When I heard that Tory Johnson, Good Morning America’s Career Coach & CEO of Women for Hire, was preparing to launch a series of local job clubs around the U.S. & was looking for local job club leaders, I quickly signed up. Tory’s national initiative aims to put highly structured, best practices-driven job clubs in […]

A new community for the unemployed has just launched –  Featuring a job board, a community of laid-off peers, groups, & a solid array of career/job search advice from industry experts, I’m Unemployed offers job seekers a safe haven in the midst of the layoff tempest. I’m Unemployed is free to join & also offers […]

If you haven’t already heard about Staples program, you should.  Staples has teamed with Women for Hire & Southworth Paper to give job seekers 20 free resume copies on quality paper & 40 free business cards on standard stock between now & June 13th.  Go to Staples Copy & Print locations to get your free […]

ResumeBear shared the 10 top companies for female executives earlier this week – an excerpt from DiversityInc’s Top 50 list.  The Top 10 include: Sodexo Johnson & Johnson Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Bank of America American Express Colgate-Palmolive Kaiser Permanente AARP J.C. Penney Marriott International Take a peek at the balance of the Top […]

By now you’ve probably heard about Hillary Clinton’s emotional “moment” yesterday in New Hampshire – how at the end of a 2-hour Q&A with NH residents she suddenly teared up as she spoke about the importance the upcoming U.S. presidential election has for her. This rare personal glimpse into Hillary’s personal life turned some people […]


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