13 Oct How I Got the Job – Chris Shull: Doing Your Job Isn't Enough

This week’s interview is with Chris Shull, an IT Director, shares how he navigated this difficult job market and got the job.  In our conversation, he comments that doing a great job in your current or past role “isn’t enough.”  And, while networking is something everyone “knows [they] should do,” it is often a neglected practice.  In our conversation he shares some tips for reluctant...

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13 Oct How I Got the Job – Chris Shull: Doing Your Job Isn’t Enough

This week’s interview is with Chris Shull, an IT Director, shares how he navigated this difficult job market and got the job.  In our conversation, he comments that doing a great job in your current or past role “isn’t enough.”  And, while networking is something everyone “knows [they] should do,” it is often a neglected practice.  In our conversation he shares some tips for reluctant...

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09 Oct What the? – Strange Tales from the Job Search Front

Today, Gary Unger, author of “How to Be a Creative Genius, recounts for us a rather unique interview experience he had when looking to hire an Art Director a few years back: I interviewed a guy one time for an Art Director position at an Advertising Agency where I was the Creative Director. I had received about 200 resumes. This guy had some outstanding history of...

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11 Sep How I Got the Job – Using Twitter as a "Twool" in the Job Search

While Social Media platforms like LinkedIn have gained increasing popularity with today’s job seekers, many are still on the fence regarding Twitter.  Not too long ago, I was one of those wondering if and how this tool might assist job seekers.  While I had my own ideas, I thought what better way to uncover how it can really help those in the midst of a...

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11 Sep How I Got the Job – Using Twitter as a “Twool” in the Job Search

While Social Media platforms like LinkedIn have gained increasing popularity with today’s job seekers, many are still on the fence regarding Twitter.  Not too long ago, I was one of those wondering if and how this tool might assist job seekers.  While I had my own ideas, I thought what better way to uncover how it can really help those in the midst of a...

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