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After searching almost six months on his own, Dawn introduces a recent graduate to the power of focus in a job search. Armed with a new and compelling presentation of the value he brings to an organization, “Tom” landed a career-launching position a month after abandoning his “I’ll take anything” approach and re-starting his search […]

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Frequently, the quality of assistance you get is directly proportional to the quality of the request. Here’s a new “don’t do this” in your job search post by Dawn Bugni.  Find out why a “blanket e-email” asking for help with little offer of value is not a good approach. (And, to add another layer to […]

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This is the KISS snow globe.   Ever have one of those moments when everything falls into place, completely unexpected and with little effort? Aren’t they great? Dawn shares the story of how a chance encounter helped clear from clutter from her home while making a stranger very happy. Opportunity frequently presents itself in unusual […]

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I recently worked with a client wanting to make a career change and relocate to a new town. She networked and found an opening matching her goals before it even posted. She had an inside contact at the target organization. She’d researched the employer and had living arrangements in the new location. Overall, she was […]

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When conducting a job search, the goal is to get noticed and get the hiring manager or decision makers to somehow choose you from the hundreds of equally qualified applicants. Although you can not make them hire you, you can influence their decision by the paths you take and value you promote. Getting in front […]

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Twinkle with the right brand as a subject matter expert and with confidence at the right audience; then gaze at how your superstardom star-strucks all potential employers. As you radiate that special and bankable shine, someone will lasso you right into your dream job

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There is a Difference

Does it matter if you are the most connected person on Linked In, or that you are well-connected? Is there a difference between being authentically branded and marketing? If you just show up, does that constitute networking? Is playing the posted position game the same as executing a balanced job search strategy? Read my thoughts […]

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