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It's important that you determine what you want to do before you start doing it. All too often individuals seek change before they know what they really want to do with their lives. So, one of the best ways to start your transition is to focus on a passion of yours. Beginning with the end in mind, Job-Hunt's Career Change Expert Randi Bussin describes 10 steps to get you from your current career to your next career in this article from Job-Hunt's Guide to Career Change.
LinkedIn's Education section is one of the site's hidden gems that can make your networking activity much easier and more effective. Having something in common with a stranger, like a school, can ease the stress of reaching out, providing "common ground" and starting the conversation. Job-Hunt's editor Susan P. Joyce offers tips for using Education plus sample messages for reaching out. This article is from Job-Hunt's LinkedIn Job Search Guide.
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How to handle the different types of interviews, including telephone and video interviews as well as lunch interviews, plus tips on how to prepare successfully.
Learn how to develop an effective Profile, leverage LinkedIn Groups and Updates, plus more tips for advancing your job search and your career using LinkedIn.
These people represent the "buyers" so they are very important to you. Learn how to work with them effectively.
Freelancing or contract jobs can be a temporary gap filler that provides a good income for a set period of time (weeks or months).
Temporary employment can be a short-term fix (days or weeks), paying the bills while you fill an employment gap.
For veterans and those in transition, learn how to successfully execute a civilian job search. Adapt and overcome!
Regardless of why you are unemployed, being unemployed can make your job search a bit more challenging. These tips will help you regain that regular paycheck.
If you are currently employed, your smartest strategy is to conduct a "stealth job search" so you don't lose the job you've got.
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Susan P. Joyce, Online Job Search Expert
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Hannah Morgan, Facebook for Job Search Expert
Meg Guiseppi, Personal Branding Expert
Patra Frame, Veterans' Job Search Expert