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Job Search Articles

7 Reasons to Make the Most of Your LinkedIn Profile

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

My clients in job search are often curious about whether they should have a profile on LinkedIn. I am very enthusiastic about the benefits of networking online, particularly on LinkedIn. Here's why: Having a well-completed LinkedIn profile and network enables recruiters to proactively identify y…

Connecting with Recruiters in Your Job Search

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

by Tracy Laswell My job search clients often ask me for referrals to a good "headhunter." Other folks find me on LinkedIn read in my profile that I work as a Contract Recruiter and want me to "work with them" on finding a new job. After a little Q&A on the subject, I often find that my client…

Helping Friends & Family Through a Job Search: 10 Do’s & Don’t’s

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

By Tracy Laswell, CAREER-Magic.com tracy@career-magic.com – 303-424-1700 No doubt about it, job searching is a trying time, not just for job seekers, but for family and friends as well. And of course we want to help, we really do. Sometimes we’re successful, and sometimes we need to be more …

About that LinkedIn Profile of Yours…

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

by Tracy Laswell Valdez, CPRW, JCTC - CAREER-Magic.com No doubt about it, social media is now an integral part of career development. Whether you're in a job search currently or happily working away at your job, it makes sense to ensure that your online presence is all it can be, especially by op…

America’s Least Stressful Jobs

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

Burned out and thinking about for a kindler, gentler job? Read this article by CNBC http://www.cnbc.com/id/45859959?slide=1  …

With Resistance Comes Opportunity

Saturday, January 21st, 2012

by Tom LaRotonda As we are now a few weeks into the new year, you might be noticing that the excitement of your resolutions is hitting its first wave of resistance. That is not a bad thing. It is actually a very GOOD sign for it means that the resolutions you chose are truly on the mark. Whe…

Space

Saturday, January 21st, 2012

by Katie B. Smith How will you make 2012 a great year?  I believe the New Year is not just about meeting goals but rather, positioning oneself properly to attract opportunity, joy and results in an easy and effortless manner.  For me it always starts with letting go of the old and making space …

Thoughts on Communication

Sunday, October 2nd, 2011

Have you ever realized how many forms of communication there are? We speak and we have body language, but we also have our own thoughts, dreams, intuition, and the ability to listen to ourselves internally. All of this encompasses communication.  Communication is about transmitting or exchanging in…

Sparking a Breakthrough!

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

My associate Allison went to the gym today, and found in the October 2011 edition of O an enormously useful article..."How to Spark A Breakthrough." I love the title! Briefly summarized below are a few of the 9 steps offered in the article, in bold, for you to apply to any situation you want to t…

Pay it Forward: The Great Glass Elevator Speech Why the ‘Traditional Elevator Speech’ Leads Nowhere

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Pay it Forward: The Great Glass Elevator Speech Why the 'Traditional Elevator Speech' Leads Nowhere by Dale L. Jones, Strategic Advantage Public Relations and Marketing Communications (303) 818-0210 www.strategicadvantage.ws As a marketing and communication professionals, we're frequently as…