Archive | October, 2012

How to Invite Cuddling Without Inviting Sex

I’ve been getting lots of inquisitive feedback regarding my recent article on open relationships, especially with respect to the section on deeper friendships. One question that a few women asked me essentially boils down to this: I really love cuddling, but I have a hard time inviting guys to cuddle with me because they might […]

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Beware of Job Scams

Recently, the Workforce Center in Panama City, Florida reported an incident where an impostor posted a position on the Employ Florida Marketplace.  When jobseekers responded to the ad, they were asked to send money in advance for “required training for the job.” In this case, the company was also a victim; a legitimate company registration was used […]

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Ask the Coach: How ATS Systems Affect Hiring Decisions

Every week, NETSHARE hosts Ask the Coach, a phone-in coaching session with leading career management experts. Last week we welcomed a new career coach to the team, Sue Hansen. Here is an excerpt from last week’s coaching session with Sue. Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) have become an integral part of the machinery that influences the […]

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Tailored Cover Letter, Yes — But You Can Make Tailoring Easier

More from a posting on the RecruitingBlogs site from corporate recruiter Bill Meiers: Cover letters should always be tailored to the individual job and employer. Generic cover letter are pointless. But, as Meiers suggests, you can make the job of tailoring your letters easier by developing boilerplate letters for various kinds of jobs. Then, it’s […]

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10 Reasons You Should Vote for Me for President

The U.S. Presidential elections are coming up soon. Instead of voting for those other guys who will just run you in circles, I’d like you to vote for me instead. I’m not officially on any ballots, so you’ll have to write in my name. My odds of getting elected may be slim since I’ve been […]

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Ask the Coach: Providing References

Here is the latest insight from our weekly Ask the Coach calls with NETSHARE members. This week’s session features career transition coach and career management consultant Randy Block. One of the questions posed during this week’s Ask the Coach call had to do with job references: do you provide them when you first submit your […]

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Wed 10/10 – American Marketing Association Career Management: Personal Branding

Continuing the career management classes for the Utah Chapter of American Marketing Association, this fall I’m offering a three part class. Although this group is primarily for marketing professionals, others are more than welcome because the material will general enough to apply to any career path. So, if you’re looking for a great lunch networking […]

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Use Keywords, But Be Sure You Have the Experience to Match

Continuing our series of resume tips excerpted from a terrific article, 50 Job Search Tips From Recruiters, comprising tips from 50 HR and recruiting members of Minnesota Recruiters. It’s always helpful to get tips from those doing the hiring. Use keywords from the job description in your resume. For example if the job description lists […]

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Shameless, Fearless, Guiltless

Congruent desires are shameless, fearless, and guiltless. If you attach any shame, fear, or guilt to your desires, you’re simply pushing them away. A good way to test if your desires are congruent is to consider posting them publicly, where everyone in your life can see them. Whatever desires you can’t post publicly, you’re repelling. If […]

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