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When Networking Becomes Negligible

When Networking Becomes Negligible
By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter The trendy message to network your way into a new job often drowns out an even more important directive.  While your friend or professional contact may recommend you as a perfect fit, if your qualifications meet 75% of the requirements and another non-networked...

How To Network Naturally

How To Network Naturally
By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” This Shakespearean quote resonates as I ponder the value of networking. If only networking were under the guise of a different name. Personally, I bristle when someone uses the word, ‘networking,’ an odd...

Attempting to Tame the Twitter Wild West in Job Search?

Attempting to Tame the Twitter Wild West in Job Search?
image: dvdtown.com By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Whether job seeking now, or in the future, you can unearth value from the Wild West of Twitter. Though your inclination initially may be to gain company, human resource, recruiter and collegial contacts as well as resume, job search and interview support, I...

Career Fueling Exercises

A few months ago,  after my husband and I voiced solidarity in recharging our work-out routines, I met with a humbling experience, followed by an epiphany. After transitioning from my morning wake-up routine and proudly lacing my tennisshoes,  I grabbed my Droid and headed downstairs to fulfill my...

Grow Your Career Networking Seeds Organically

Introducing: my latest post contributing to the Career Collective, a community of careers bloggers who write monthly about a specific career topic. This month: Networking and how to ease the pain. In coordination with my colleague, Miriam Salpeter, I am pleased to roll out our latest collaboration. For...
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