This Week's Best Career-Related Articles Chosen From Other Blog Sites
Ok blog readers and friends....it's time for Friday Favorites!...I've collected some of my favorite blog posts for the week from a variety of other blog sites. We've searched and scanned through 100's of sites and I'd like to highlight the following, all of which I believe offer unique insights and perspectives and highly relevant content. Some of these may also challenge the way you think about your career development, career management and career planning. I hope you enjoy....
This week's "Friday Favorites" Include:
Making It Past the "Gate-Keeper." Great advice and tips for how to get follow up from the resume you submit for a job position.
How to Build Your Personal Brand on Facebook. Here is a guide to building a compelling and memorable personal brand on Facebook.
No Followup = No Results - Following Up On Your Networking Activities is Critical. Did you know that a staggering 95% of job seekers are estimated to fail in following up on their networking activities? There are a number of things that YOU can do, none of which are either onerous or time-consuming, the key is to do those things consistently.
Create Your Own Job. More and more job-seekers are finding that NOW is the best time to start their own business. Is this an option for you?
Do You Need a Personal Business Card? Maybe you’re thinking that it’s time to create a personal card of your
own. You may not have any side projects, but you even if you just want
an easy way of sharing your personal contact information, a card can
make the fit. If you're currently unemployed this is a MUST DO.