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Job Hunting 2.0 – Tips and Tricks From Someone Who’s Been There, Done That

Image by Robert S. Donovan via Flickr I had the opportunity, a few days back, to participate in a discussion with a few individuals who were currently unemployed. The general feeling was that in today’s economy it was hard to locate work because “Everything is now done with the computer“. I couldn’t talk long but I left my card with the group and promised I would write about it. So, I explained, “Welcome to Job Hunting 2.0″. Some experts may say your network just might be the most important way… Read More

Recruiters – What are They Looking for?

  Here is some great advice I received from a recruiter, one who is inundated with resumes and actually took the time to talk to me. I will not pretend that I am an expert on how to find a job in this job market. I’m not qualified to do that but I will share what I learned during my conversation with this particular recruiter in the hopes that it will help others. On Tuesday 2/23/10, I had the lovely experience of speaking with a recruiter from a local insurance… Read More

My Brief Brush With Fame

This posting is really just for my records as I am starting up a new category call “Job Search“. I have left my “job” in the insurance industry to pursue a “career” in the accounting field. I am pursuing an actual career this time around, no more job hunting and I have been at it for a few months. It’s been exciting, I’ve met a lot of interesting people, I’ve taken interesting part time positions to make ends meet, volunteered my time to help others, learned additional skills and have… Read More