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How to Get the Job You Want When No-one is Hiring

11/19/2009
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Ford Myers, author of Get the Job You Want Even When No One's Hiring, joins us to discuss how to hunt for a job without looking like a job hunter, why your resume may be your least important job search tool, and why you shouldn't take the first job that comes your way.

Duration:00:27:05

How to Find Bonafide Telecommuting Opportunities

11/12/2009
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A tough job market requires savvy job hunters to consider other options like telecommuting. But how do you find legitimate telecommuting opportunities? Mary Naylor, the CEO of VIPdesk, will help us to wade through the scams to find legitimate telecommuting jobs.

Duration:00:30:42

Five Resume Mistakes That are Sabotaging Your Job Search

11/5/2009
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A typical resume gets less than 15 seconds of attention from busy recruiters and hiring managers. We'll look at five common resume mistakes that will keep your resume from reaching the top of the stack.

Duration:00:24:00

Boost Your Career with a Powerful Personal Brand

10/21/2009
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Learn how to use the power of PR and personal branding to boost your career and catapult your job search. This week's guest expert is Joy Donnell, CEO of 720 PR, a boutique PR and branding firm. Joy will share tips on creating a detailed personal strategy that can help you establish credibility and win favor with employers.

Duration:00:30:32

Managing Your Job Search While Working Full-time

10/7/2009
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Finding it difficult to manage your job search after taking a full-timo job just to "pay the bills." We'll discuss tips for making the most of your time and jumpstarting your job search.

Duration:00:14:46

Three Tips for Landing a Well-Paying, In-Demand Green Job

9/30/2009
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Stephen Hinton, Managing Director of Hinton Human Capital, an executive search and consulting firm that specializes in the Climate Change, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering markets and host of Job Talk With Hinton Human Capital joins us to share news about jobs in the green industry and tips on what you can do to land a in-demand, well-paying green job.

Duration:00:33:05

Get Hired by Mastering the Fine Art of Storytelling

9/16/2009
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Learn how to master the fine art of storytelling to be more memorable in every stage of the job hunt and propel your career. Educator, author, blogger, creative director and associate publisher of ,Quintessential Careers, Katharine Hansen, Ph.D., offers practical tips on which types of stories can make—or break—your success in the job search.

Duration:00:30:28

How to Use Social Media to Find Your Next Job

9/9/2009
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Daniel Johnson Jr., host of How I Got My Job, joins us to share three stories of social media job search success and tips on how you can find your next job lead online, too.

Duration:00:30:52

Creative Ways to Sneak into a Great Job

9/2/2009
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Author and career counselor, Katy Piotrowski, will join us to share some non-traditional strategies for landing your dream job.

Duration:00:30:25

Leverage Your Creativity for Supplemental Income During Your Job Search

8/12/2009
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We'll discuss practical tips for using your creative talents to create supplemental income during your job search. Guest expert is Career & Creativity Coach, Gail McMeekin, author of The 12 Secrets of Highly Creative Women: A Portable Mentor.

Duration:00:30:48

How to be a Job Offer Magnet

8/5/2009
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Career Artisan, Mary Elizabeth Bradford, joins us to share tips for getting job offers - even in a tough economy.

Duration:00:30:46

Go Ahead, Talk to Strangers - Five Tips for Fearless Networking

7/29/2009
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Networking is critical to job search success - particularly in the current job market. Yet, many people find networking intimidating. Guest expert, Adrienne Graham, author of Go Ahead, Talk to Strangers - The Modern Girl's Guide to Fearless Networking, will share five tips for becoming a fearless networker.

Duration:00:30:27

Five Tips for Creating a Crash and Burn-Proof Resume

7/15/2009
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The typical resume gets about 15-seconds of fame. Guest expert, Joseph Terach, CEO/Senior Consultant at Resume Deli shares five tips for creating a resume that captivates interest and avoids common errors that could send your prospects up in smoke.

Duration:00:31:46

Discover Great Jobs Stemming from the Economic Stimulus Package

6/17/2009
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Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D., is the author of Great Jobs in the President’s Stimulus Plan and one of the nation’s leading occupational experts. He's appeared on CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, ABC News Now, CNN’s American Morning, and NPR. We'll discuss great jobs that will experience growth due to the President's economic stimulus package.

Duration:00:26:20

Five Things You Need to Know When Working with a Headhunter

6/3/2009
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Are considering working with a headhunter? Linda Nolan, Career Strategist at WorkQuest.com will share five tips on what to expect and how to make the relationship work.

Duration:00:23:51

Maximize Success at Virtual Job Fairs

5/27/2009
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Brent Arslaner, VP of Marketing at Unisfair.com shares tips for successfully navigating your next virtual job fair.

Duration:00:26:28

Five Flexible Work Solutions for the Working Mother

5/20/2009
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Sharon Reed Abboud, author of All Moms Work, Short-Term Career Strategies for Long-Range Success will join us to discuss flexible work options that can be advantageous for moms looking for work.

Duration:00:29:12

Surviving a Layoff: 10 Steps to Take Right Now

5/13/2009
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Susan P. Joyce is the editor & publisher of Job-Hunt.org - one of the top employment portals on the Web. She'll share 10 steps to take right now if a layoff is in your future.

Duration:00:33:19

How to Choose Job References That Seal the Deal

5/6/2009
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Job references are often overlooked by job hunters. However, an excellent reference can seal the deal while a poor reference will quickly send you you packing. Guest expert, Judi Perkins, the How-To Job Coach shares tips on how to select winning job references that aren't "too good to be true."

Duration:00:22:30

Three Keys to Discovering Work You’ll Love

4/15/2009
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Tired of ending up in jobs that make you dread going to work each day? Discover three keys to finding work you'll love in a company that's a good fit for you. Guest expert: Lizz Pellet, CEO of Emerge International.

Duration:00:30:17