CareerCompile- This week’s top Career-Minded articles

December 09, 2011 by Careerminds

Jennifer Fry
Careerminds Consultant

Each week we read articles we find on twitter, blogs and other social media platforms in order to stay ahead of the curve. We want to be able to present our clients, job seekers, HR professionals and recruiters with the most accurate and up-to-date information we possibly can. At the end of the week we always know which articles were the most valuable, so why not share that with all of you? This is the next weekly post compiling what we feel are the top career-minded articles.

On Being a Noob at Networking Events and Conferences
Rachael King (YouTern)

Whether you’re a “noob” or not, networking can be intimidating, but as we all know, it’s necessary to find a job. Take these tips with you to your next event.

Thank You Notes: Pardon Me But Your Attitude is Showing
Ronnie Ann (Work Coach Cafe)

Mind your manners during your job search and remember to send your interviewer a thank you note.

What to Avoid on LinkedIn

The importance of using social media during your job search almost goes without saying at this point, but keep in mind that not every tool on every network is necessarily helpful.

How to Brand Yourself for the Job Hunt
Lindsay Olson (US News)

While on the job search, you’re essentially trying to sell yourself to potential employers. Be sure to sell them a brand they’ll remember.

Tips to Avoid Job Search Time Wasters

Take a look at this two-part series to learn how you may be wasting valuable job-hunting time.

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