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What’s all the Hubbub about Hubs? Linkedin and Facebook tips

Apr 30 2008 in Featured, Networking/Social Networking, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

If you don’t know, the first thing you’re likely asking is … What is a hub anyways? Hubs are a critical part of any job seekers’ face-to-face, Linkedin and Facebook networking efforts. But let’s start out with definitions. A hub is someone in your network who is extraordinarily well connected. In face-to-face networking a hub […]

Do You Create Employer Value?

Apr 29 2008 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog, Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Do You Create Employer Value? Or do you just take up space? Employers today have problems that need solutions. That’s why they hire staff, because their problems require too much manpower or specialized knowledge for the hiring manager to solve on their own. What kinds of problems you ask? Problems reaching sales goals, or expanded […]

7 Ways to Discover – Who Do I Want to Be?

Apr 28 2008 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

Who do I want to be? Sometimes this is the most difficult question to answer in your career search. The answer often involves much soul searching, personal introspection, commentary from friends, network, coaches. But in the end…the answer is inside you. So what is the best way to figure it all out? Here’s 7 tips […]

Stand Out From the Crowd with Interview on Demand

Apr 25 2008 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Interview on Demand is a great tool for job seekers, as well as hiring managers, to send video resumes and conduct video interviews of candidates.I was impressed by the service, so I called Peggy McKee, VP Sales & Marketing of Interview on Demand, to demand an interview of her! But how much did I really […]

Interview In A Snap

Apr 24 2008 in Featured, Interviews, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

30 seconds … That’s the maximum time it takes to form a first impression according to a number of experimental Psychologists. Some have found that it’s all over with the handshake in the first few seconds. Keep in mind that not everyone interviews this way….it’s just the vast majority that make decisions based on first […]

How to Use Facebook Chat in Your Job Search

Apr 23 2008 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Facebook chat isn’t just for kids. Remember Facebook now has 75M members (compared to 15M total US college students) – Facebook is about 50% business. Sure, your teenaged kids use chat as a way of communicating with friends when they aren’t wearing out their thumbs on text messaging. Even major enterprises have instituted internal IMs […]

Do What You Love, Love What You Do

Apr 22 2008 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog, Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

People in career transition often pause to take stock. One of the really valuable parts of job changing is taking the time to decide “What do I want to do?” Too many of us stay locked into jobs or careers that we hate because we’re afraid of change, afraid of risk, or simply don’t believe […]

5 Killer Places to Network

Apr 21 2008 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

I’ve been writing about how to network effectively, but where should you network?Sometimes this answer depends on your Subject Matter Expertise, but there are some things that work for most job seekers.Five best places to network effectively:Industry events: If you are a Java Developer, a sure fire place to find great networking connections is at […]

How To Rise Above Resume Hell

Apr 18 2008 in Featured, reCareered Blog, Resumes by Phil Rosenberg

Resume Hell is where all the poor sad resumes go that never see the light of day. Do you want to be in Resume Hell? Or would you like to rise above Resume Hell? It’s really not that hard, because the vast majority of resumes do the same thing, make the same mistakes, and say […]

Why “Networking Doesn’t Work”

Apr 17 2008 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

If you keep your eyes open, you’ll never stop being amazed. Jason Alba of JibberJobber quoted stats generated by JobBait (a resume mass mailing company) claiming (tongue-in-cheek) that “Networking Doesn’t Work”. But Mark Hovind’s (JobBait’s president) numbers also claimed that mass mailing 3,500 pieces of junk mail works 85% of the time for executive and […]

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