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Be Brave! The sum of the parts is greater than the whole!

When you are looking to make a step change in your career – be brave. Ultimately, it’s up to you to make it happen. I’m writing this piece to demonstrate that it is possible to leverage your transferable skills and

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Posted in Career, Career Transition, Personal Brand, Skills

Job Search Strategy: Weekly Roundup 2.6.17

Building a job search strategy before you hit the market is becoming more and more important.
Their are many touch points and prongs to ensure you capture and win opportunities.
Strategic? Or Transactional?
It’s your choice.

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Posted in Applying For a Role, Career, Communications, Curriculum Vitae, CV, Interview Skills, jobs, Personal Brand, Recruitment, Skills

The power of a few positive words

Sometimes it’s the simple things that make a positive contribution to someones life. The ripple effect can be huge. It can be listening – without judging. It can be as simple as a hand on the shoulder – no words,

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Posted in Career Transition, Networking

Leverage your transferable skills. No limit!

Transferable skills are powerful tools that enable you to leverage your experience towards achieving your next career move!

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Posted in Career, Personal Brand, Skills

Why Facebook needs to be included in your job search strategy

Companies are searching for talent in all the right places. LinkedIn is one of them!

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Posted in Applying For a Role, Communications, LinkedIn, Networking

7 steps to achieve a better recruiter experience

  There are many smart recruiters out there – just as there are many smart candidates. So why are so many smart candidates having such bad experiences with recruiters?   I’ve been inspired to write this blog because of ongoing feedback I

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Posted in Applying For a Role, Communications, Curriculum Vitae, CV, Interview Skills, Networking, Others

Are you rolling the dice with your job search?

Published by Craig McAlpine at http://www.MyCareerBrand.net A few weeks ago I had a job searcher contact me via a LinkedIn Connection Request. The request went like this: “How much does it cost for you to write my CV ?” Ignoring the

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Posted in Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, CV, Interview Skills, Others, Recruitment

Got the personal brand wobbles?

What does personal brand mean today? How is it formed? This article tests the theory about whether personal brand is still relevant and if so what is it really made up of in todays vastly different world.

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Posted in Applying For a Role, Communications, Curriculum Vitae, CV, LinkedIn, Others, Personal Brand, Recruitment

LinkedIn Connections: Would you connect with a bag of stones?

Requesting to connect on LinkedIn should be treated with respect. You get one chance – don’t blow it!

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Posted in LinkedIn

3 Steps towards building your job opportunity funnel

http://www.MyCareerBrand.net Are you wanting to kick off 2015 with a new job? Depending on the level you’re pitching at it can take 3 to 6 months – or even longer to find the right job with the right company that’s

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Posted in Applying For a Role, jobs, LinkedIn, Networking
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