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Don’t Bury Your Head in the Sand

27 January, 2014 Posted by Becky Pearce
I’m consistently surprised by the number of business people who don’t see, or even try, to understand the value of social media. If you have no interest in being employed now or in the future then so be it. Go ahead and ignore it all – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn… but if you are currently employed, […] Read more»

Backlist and Career Management

25 March, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
As we push through college basketball’s March Madness and look ahead to graduation, perhaps it is time to reconnect with some important career management rules, especially given the hyper-competitive job market and the fact that far too many students will struggle to find a full-time job. This weekend, a posting on the concept of a […] Read more»

Social Media, Elevator Speech: Time for New Terminology

24 October, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
I propose that career professionals change two words:  social media and elevator speech. First, to social media.  I have found that a good many professionals, while they may embrace this new phenomenon for corporate marketing, turn up their noses at the idea of using “social media” to enhance their career brand.  When you ask them […] Read more»