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Quick Tip - Maximize Your LinkedIn Connections

Quick Tip - Maximize Your LinkedIn Connections

After you register on LinkedIn.com, type the name of your target organization into the site’s search window.  You will thereby generate a list of friends, friends-of-friends, and even friends-of-friends-of-friends who work at your target organization. Ask the contacts on your LinkedIn list for additional networking contacts, informational interviews, and leads [...] [...more]

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Weekly Best - Articles from the Web - 3/20

Weekly Best - Articles from the Web - 3/20

8 Ways to Identify Anyone’s Self-Interest: Hello My Name is Scott 27 Things to Do Before a Conference - Chris Brogan Nothing - Seth’s Blog Get Your Next Mentor By Being Slightly Annoying - Brazen Careerist Staying Afloat in Today’s Crowded Talent Pool - WSJ [...more]

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Quick Tip: Communicating With the Silent Type

Quick Tip: Communicating With the Silent Type

QUICK TIP: COMMUNICATING WITH THE SILENT TYPE An agency contact person is identified on the vacancy announcement of each federal job. Contact the agency contact person for your target job if you have any questions about: · How your application has faired thus far in the selection process. Yes, the agency contact [...] [...more]

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Well-Paying, Dynamic Federal Internships and Special Recruitment Programs for Young Professionals

Well-Paying, Dynamic Federal Internships and Special Recruitment Programs for Young Professionals

One of the best kept secrets in government is that federal employers sponsor hundreds of well-paying, dynamic internship programs for students and young professionals.  That’s right, even if you’re just starting your career, you don’t have to slave for free. Federal internships are based all over the U.S. and available [...] [...more]

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Weekly Best - Articles from the Web - 3/1

Weekly Best - Articles from the Web - 3/1

Another Excel Tip - Robert Hacker 5 Emerging Trends from The Recession - Penelope Trunk Whose the Lebron James of Your Hiring Mangers - HR Capitalist The Four Biggest Reasons for Generational Conflict - Tamara Erickson Networking Sucks, Do It Any Way - Punk Rock HR [...more]

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