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Book Review: The New Community Rules – Tamar Weinberg

Oct 21 2010 in Networking/Social Networking, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

Tamar Weinberg is a blogger for about a billion blogs (including Mashable), social media expert and author of “The New Community Rules”, a book about marketing using Web 2.0 tools. It’s written as a noobie guide for small business – so it’s perfect for job seekers looking to learn how to create their Job Search […]

Do You Own Your Own Name? Or does someone else?

Oct 13 2010 in Job Search Strategy, Networking/Social Networking, reCareered Blog, social branding by Phil Rosenberg

Who owns your name? If you haven’t claimed it, it might not be you. Learn why you need to claim your own name if you’re a job seeker, and what can happen if you don’t … It’s easy to say “this will never happen to me” … but unless you are the only person in […]

Who Really Owns Your Linkedin/Facebook/Twitter Account?

Oct 12 2010 in Networking/Social Networking, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

Who really owns your social networking accounts – You or your employer (or ex-employer)? You might be surprised that these accounts might not belong to you. Learn what you can do to protect your Rollodex and contacts … Recruitingblogs.com featured a great article a few weeks ago called “Who Owns Your LinkedIn Profile? What EVERYONE […]

The Huge Gap Between Candidate Expectations And Employer Reality In Social Media

Sep 2 2010 in Hiring Managers, Networking/Social Networking, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

While the article itself was interesting (I’ll include some quotes), the comments were fascinating! It was amazing to see the disconnect between candidate expectations vs the reality of employer/recruiter actions.

Ten Things To Do After You’ve Told All Your Friends

Aug 18 2010 in Featured, Networking/Social Networking, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

You’re between jobs, you’ve told all your friends, and you sent them all resumes – now what?

Top 50 Web 2.0 Sites For Job Search In 2010

May 19 2010 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

This list describes the top Web 2.0 tools available today specifically for job seekers. While some readers might like Facebook games or location-based Foursquare updates, they really don’t have much to do with your job search. All of the websites below offer tools that can help job seekers differentiate themselves, research companies and opportunities, expand […]

Top 3 Job Search Strategies To Set Yourself Apart

May 5 2010 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

Despite recent improvement in unemployment statistics, the job market is still ridiculously tough. I often hear candidate frustration over hiring managers’ extremely exacting criteria – criteria that seems impossible for any candidate to fulfill. It’s pointless to blame employers – there’s an over supply of labor, so why not be picky from their point of […]

Who Are You?

Apr 21 2010 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Who are you? Your hiring manager also wants to know who you are, not just what you do. Few candidates communicate this effectively. Read more … Most people use a resume and other marketing materials to tell a hiring manager what they are – an accountant, a software developer, a customer service manager, an administrative […]

Question Of The Week – How should I let my network know that I’m looking for work?

Apr 9 2010 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

This week, a reader asked if he should use a direct email campaign for his job search. While there are many career professionals who like this approach, I find it to be self defeating, risking more harm than good. Here’s why … On alternate Fridays, I’m posting a job search question from one of our […]

How Does Google Affect Your Job Search?

Apr 7 2010 in reCareered Blog, social branding by Phil Rosenberg

What does Google say about you? Why should a job seeker care? Candidates should care, because employers care, recruiters care, HR personnel care. Google can open opportunities for you … or knock you out of contention. Not having anything listed about you in the first few Google pages may work against you. Then again, having […]

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