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Four Tips for Networking with Confidence

By Greg Simpson on November 21, 2014

When it comes to our careers, many of us are reluctant to market or sell ourselves—often feeling uncomfortable touting our own accomplishments. A self-effacing attitude may be charming in certain social circumstances, but in the job search you must be able to articulate your strengths without a hint of self-consciousness or discomfort. Keep in mind the old quote usually attributed to baseball great Dizzy Dean: “It ain’t bragging if you can do it.” You’ve done the work; now get the word out.

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Add Twitter to Your Job Search Networking Strategy

By Greg Simpson on October 27, 2014

Following the Twitter feeds of targeted companies, industry experts, and networking contacts can pay huge dividends whether you’re in a job search, staying current on trends or looking for fresh, new ideas to help you in your current role.

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Use the Power of Social Networks to Advance Your Career

By Greg Simpson on October 22, 2014

The power behind social networks as a career management tool is its dynamic and seamless ability to connect employees and employers—radically changing how workers find jobs and how employers find workers. Unclear about the value? Here are a few benefits social networks have to offer.

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