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The big benefits of being in a professional network

http://apus-csb.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/Michelle-Bio.jpgBy Michelle Gilbert, Guest Contributor How important is networking, and does it really work when trying to land your dream job? Networking can allow individuals to be in professional relationships with others in their specific field of interest while allowing them opportunities to brand and market themselves in that field .…

A lesson in listening

By Kristen Carter, Guest Contributor Effective communication skills are essential when conducting business, building relationships, and during the job search process. While you may think that having a combination of experience and correct responses to interview questions will help you land a job, it actually may be what you are not saying that disqualifies you. …

From home to the field

By Cathy Francois, Guest Contributor As a mother of two young children, I understand the challenges of managing a work/life balance. Sometimes in effort to maintain balance as parents we make the decision to stay at home to raise our children and/or go back to school full-time.…

Making the most of social media

By Kristen Carter, Guest Contributor Using social media has become a common practice globally, and commonly used by job seekers as a way to enhance, and find opportunities to network. Social Media has the potential to help you land your dream job and at the same time get you fired from your current one.…

A holiday job search

By Courtney Bousquet, Guest Contributor It is critical to continue job searching during the holiday season. Many people hibernate during the holidays, and do so for good reasons: parties, activities and celebrations. With so many job seekers in hibernation, however, it is important that you take advantage of the lull of applicants.…

Managing stress this holiday season

By Courtney Bousquet, Guest Contributor The holiday season is here, whether you like it or not. Stores are decked out in glitter and shine and holiday tunes are blaring on the radio, all while you are trying to keep your head above water managing work and home activities.…