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Dorie Clark considers herself an introvert and writes of her professional networking experiences in the Harvard Business Review. After attending numerous networking events, many of which she hated, Clark learned to network on her own terms and to make the process effective for her situation. Kate Finley, contributor to Fast Company, explains that shyness is… Read more »

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The passive job seeker is increasingly a target for recruiters. The passive job seeker is someone already gainfully employed, but who might be persuaded to accept another position. Careerbuilder’s job forecast for 2013 reports that one fifth of employed individuals had been solicited by other companies. Jen Picard, Marketing Consultant of JD Marketing, states that… Read more »

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Many hiring managers and companies are finding creative ways to source and screen new candidates. A 2012 survey by Jobvite found that over 90 percent of employers stated that they used social networks for recruiting purposes. Many employers are using social media networks and employee referral programs to ensure that professional hires fit culturally within… Read more »

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Job fairs offer the opportunity to impress a prospective employer in person. The secret to success at a job fair is to stand out from the competition. However, coming across as arrogant or cliché can be a mistake. A better approach is to find a creative way to make sure that the recruiters remember you… Read more »