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You Are the CEO of Your Career

By Brenda Goburn Smith | Jan 6, 2020

Yes, you are the CEO of your career. Almost everything in the workplace has changed from how work is done to how you move ahead. Your employer has dismantled its career ladder. There is no guaranteed career track for promotions. Now you must seriously give some thought to managing your career. You will need a…

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Strategies for Job Searching Online and Networking

By Brenda Goburn Smith | Nov 21, 2019

Finding a job that fits your skills, experience, and work preferences is a job in itself. You will need preparation, patience, and a viable plan. Every jobseeker wants a successful conclusion to their search. These “Insider Tips” will help you execute your search. Use these checklists to find your new job faster. Successful job searching…

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DIY Resumes and Cover Letters

By Brenda Goburn Smith | Nov 19, 2019

Finding a job that fits your skills, experience, and work preferences is a job in itself. You will need preparation, patience, and a viable plan. Every jobseeker wants a successful conclusion to their search. These “Insider Tips” will help you execute your search. Use these checklists to find your new job faster. Resumes and Cover…

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Using Social Media for Job Searching

By Brenda Goburn Smith | Nov 12, 2019

Finding a job that fits your skills, experience, and work preferences is a job in itself. You will need preparation, patience, and a viable plan. Every jobseeker wants a successful conclusion to their search. These “Insider Tips” will help you execute your search. Use these checklists to find your new job faster. Social Media Social…

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Insider Tips for Job Search Success: Launching a Job Search

By Brenda Goburn Smith | Nov 5, 2019

  Finding a job that fits your skills, experience, and work preferences is a job in itself. You will need preparation, patience, and a viable plan. Every jobseeker wants a successful conclusion to their search. This series of “Insider Tips” will help you execute your search. Use these checklists to find your new job faster.…

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Get Clear On What You Want and What You Do Well

By Brenda Goburn Smith | Nov 4, 2019

Finding a job that fits your skills, experience, and work preferences is a job in itself. You will need preparation, patience, and a viable plan. Every jobseeker wants a successful conclusion to their search. These “Insider Tips” will help you execute your search. Use this checklist to find your new job faster. Know What You…

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Become a Detective – Look for Companies that Fit You

By Brenda Goburn Smith | Nov 1, 2019

Finding a job that fits your skills, experience, and work preferences is a job in itself. You will need preparation, patience, and a viable plan. Every jobseeker wants a successful conclusion to their search. These “Insider Tips” will help you execute your search. Use this checklist to find your new job faster. Find Companies That…

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A Word About Cover Letters…

By Brenda Goburn Smith | Sep 25, 2019

Even though not delivered through the mail, we still call them cover letters. They are now most often the email message that accompanies resume submissions if requested. The cover letter should not be a repeat of what is in the resume. If not used, they become excellent talking points for your interview. While the resume…

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4 Things You Must Do on LinkedIn

By Brenda Goburn Smith | Apr 21, 2019

If you are searching for an opportunity or want to move your career to the next level, you must be on LinkedIn. It has 154 million users in the US; a comprehensive network for professionals, hiring managers, and businesses looking for talent and services. Your profile is one of your best personal marketing vehicles. To…

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