Searching for The Ideal Job? These Five Tips Will Help You!

How To Get Hired For A Job Fast!
How To Get Hired For A Job Fast!

If you are in search of the ideal job but you are not sure where to start, put the following five tips into action and you will have a less stressful or more successful job search!

Build a Strong Professional Network

Building a strong network can open doors or lead to job openings for you.

While doing that, don’t overlook adding family and friends to your network either!

Interacting with your network on a regular basis encourages them to keep you in mind when a position becomes open at their place-of-work.

12 Reasons Why Blogging Is Good for Your Career

12 Reasons Why Blogging is Good for Your IT Career
12 Reasons Why Blogging is Good for Your IT Career

Facebook status updates and tweets capping at 140 characters seem to be all the rage these days, isn’t it?

However, for an Information Technology (IT) professional like yourself, having an account on Facebook or Twitter is never going to be a replacement for the mother of all social media blogging.

Here are 12 great reasons why blogging is good for your IT career:

How To Promote Your Career Using Social Media

Promote your Career on Social Media
Promote your Career on Social Media

With a global + targeted + local reach comprised of interconnected professionals, businesses, organizations or individuals, social media is the most powerful promotional tool available today!

Do you know that in a recent survey, “One in five tech executives said that a candidate’s social media profile caused them not to hire that person? and that 37% of all companies take a look at candidates’ social media profiles as a part of their recruitment evaluation process?

Yet, if you ask random passerbys to define social media, you are likely to get mentions of (Facebook! Reddit! YouTube!) than an actual explanation of its usefulness.

6 Principles That Transform Your Work

six principles that transform your career
six principles that transform your work

Are you looking for a transformation in your work situation? Follow these 6 rock solid success principles that summarize what I have learned about building careers or online communities!

Whatever your industry, background or situation, these six principles will help you “Discover Your Passion“, “Do What You Love” or “Take Your Passion To Market“.

The first two (2) principles are designed to help you choose work that matches your strengths, education, training, background, skills, experience, hobbies or interests.

The Survivors Guide To Overcoming Unemployment

The Survivors Guide To Overcoming Unemployment
The Survivors Guide To Overcoming Unemployment
Several years ago, I had a conversation with a lady who had a computer science degree but was unable to get hired for any type of Information technology (IT) job.

I realized right away, that what she lacked was an understanding of how the IT job / career market works. The sort of information that is generally omitted in schools because no one thinks it is important enough.

So, after she shared her story with me, I did some research and came to the startling conclusion that she was not alone.

NFL Stifling Social Media?

NFL Muzzles Social Media
NFL Muzzles Social Media

Are NFL players walking a fine line between branding and revealing too much? According to Jack Bechta (NFL Agent) the answer is yes.

In an interesting post by Jack on how the NFL is handling Social Media for its players, even though more professional athletes are tweeting and sharing their every move via the electronic highway, it comes with risk because coaches and GMs hate it!

Jack says that at least one team has grown so irritated and tired of their top players’ social efforts that they decided to clean house.