Posts made in August, 2012

Getting The Grip On Social Media

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Getting The Grip On Social Media

Join us and learn how to harness the unruly social media networking sites to your advantage and your timetable. This workshop will teach you how to effectively use social media outlets, how to effectively manage all of your accounts, and how to create, implement and maintain your online marketing strategy. These useful tips and tools will save yourself time and create a more effective marketing campaign. You will walk away with a better understanding of the “Big Picture”, and how you can find your place in this unruly social world of the web.

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Ace Your Resume & Interview

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Ace Your Resume & Interview

Need to polish up that résumé? Learn from the pros how to create and target a winning résumé to land you your next interview. In this workshop, you will learn different résumé styles, as well as the importance of using keywords in your résumé and what hiring managers respond to most. Did you land the interview? Get important information about things to keep in mind while interviewing: what to do, what not to do, and how to interview your potential employer.

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How to Represent Yourself at a Job Fair

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Link to Original Article: http://www.ehow.com/how_7612700_represent-yourself-job-fair.html   By Elizabeth Smith, eHow Contributor   At a job fair, presentation is important. A job fair offers the opportunity to present your skills and experience to multiple employers at once, allowing you to reduce the time spent hunting for job openings and sending out applications. At a job fair, you can speak to employees at companies in your field and gauge how well they fit with your career interests. Because of the high number of applicants that visit career fairs, the way you...

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Learn to Work a Career Fair — Before, During and After

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Link to Original Article: http://career-advice.monster.com/job-search/Getting-Started/Learn-to-Work-a-Career-Fair/article.aspx Learn to Work a Career Fair — Before, During and After By Peter Vogt, Monster Senior Contributing Writer It isn’t often that a bunch of employers will gather for several hours in a purposeful effort to meet you and other job seekers. So when a career fair is held in your area, it’s smart for you to attend. But to get something from the experience beyond a few free key chains, you need to understand what you should do before, during and after the...

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General Tips for Attending Career Fairs

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Link to Original Article: http://chd.umf.maine.edu/career/workingthejobfair.php ► After perusing the roster of recruiters attending the UMF Summer Employment Fair, the UMF Career Fair: Education and Liberal Arts, or the University of Maine Career Fair, identify your “hit list” in advance of the fair and start by speaking with the recruiters from your bottom-choice business, school, or organization. In essence, you’ll be warming up on a recruiter of lesser importance to you. By the time you speak with the recruiter from your top-choice business, school, or organization,...

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