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LinkedIn: A networking goldmine

LinkedIn: A networking goldmine
If you are in the market for a job and you have yet to join LinkedIn, you are missing an incredible networking opportunity. The world’s largest Internet-based professional network, LinkedIn has more than 150 million members spanning more than ...
Posted: Friday, July 26, 2013 10:00:00 AM by Patti Dunning | 1 comment(s)
Filed under: Social Media & Employment Trends
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Avoid the pitfalls of personality conflicts

Avoid the pitfalls of personality conflicts
You will come in contact with all types of people in the workplace. Some will mesh well with your personality and some won’t—it’s just the nature of human relationships. While it’s not imperative that everyone be your best ...
Posted: Saturday, July 20, 2013 10:00:00 AM by Vicki Spencer | 0 comment(s)
Filed under: Success on the Job
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4 social media tips for job seekers

4 social media tips for job seekers
You've probably heard it a thousand times, but it's an admonition that cannot be stressed enough. Your social profile is a sure giveaway to who you are as a person and as a worker - and employers know it. It's not an HR tactic used only by ...
Posted: Sunday, July 14, 2013 10:00:00 AM by Sandy Mazur | 1 comment(s)
Filed under: Social Media & Employment Trends
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Every person you encounter is a valuable contact

Every person you encounter is a valuable contact
Building your professional network is crucial to your career success. It’s estimated that 60 percent of jobs are filled by referrals alone according to ResumeBear. So, if you’re not networking, you’re at a real disadvantage right ...
Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2013 10:00:00 AM by Lynn Billing | 0 comment(s)
Filed under: Career Development & Advancement
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Phishing Alert

Phishing Alert
Spherion has become aware of a recent phishing ploy that preys against job candidates. There are ads advertised on Craigslist under the Spherion name, but when a job candidate attempts to apply for the job, they are asked to pay for a ...
Posted: Monday, July 08, 2013 6:00:00 PM by Admin Admin | 2 comment(s)
Filed under: Job Search Advice
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Ways to make yourself valuable in the workplace

Ways to make yourself valuable in the workplace
What does it mean to be a valuable employee? Webster defines valuable as having desirable or esteemed characteristics or qualities; or being of great use or service. Does that define you as a worker? Whether you are soaring high or barely skimming ...
Posted: Monday, July 08, 2013 10:00:00 AM by Patti Dunning | 0 comment(s)
Filed under: Success on the Job
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