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Take these things off your resume ASAP

[To comment:] This is excellent advice via the Courier-Post on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018: BY ERIC TITNER THEJOBNETWORK.COM We’re not telling you anything you don’t know when we say that today’s job market is intense, across industries and professions, every job opening is met with a rush of talented and qualified applicants from around the country, […]

How exercise can boost work performance

[To comment:] This is excellent advice via the Courier-Post on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018: BY ERIC TITNER THEJOBNETWORK.COM We’re all familiar with the obvious benefits of exercise — regular physical activity can keep us looking and feeling fit and healthy, increase our energy levels and confidence and help us maintain high levels of self-esteem. Staying active […]

‘Teaching Naked’

[To comment:] This was first published in 2012. It rings true today and into the future.  Larry Litwin, APR “Teaching naked.” It’s not what you think. It’s an innovative and legitimate, but far from new, teaching philosophy. It’s a look at the recent past — a throwback. It challenges everything we’ve come to believe […]

11 Experts Predict the Future of Content Marketing in 2018

[To comment:] From Inc.   Reaching the members of your audience through a content-cluttered landscape — and their ad blockers — will be harder than ever in 2018. Fortunately, there are new technologies and techniques that can help.    By John Hall CEO and co-founder, Influence & Co.@johnhall Marketing moves fast, and working in this […]

5 rare public speaking tricks the best presenters use

[To comment:] Inc.‘s Janice Tomich wrote this article, first published on Jun. 25, 2016: When you’re giving a speech, you need to be different, like Mary Meeker was when she recently delivered her presentation at the 2016 Code Conference. She challenged the trend of using an image-heavy presentation style delivering 213 data-dense slides in 24 minutes and 40 seconds while […]

How to describe yourself in a job interview

[To comment:] From THEJOBNETWORD, the Courier-Post (on Nov. 12, 2017) and writer Peter Jones come these “tips.” BY PETER JONES THEJOBNETWORK You know you’re going to be asked about yourself in a job interview, so don’t get caught tongue-tied. It’s smart to have a small collection of adjectives that describe you well and show you off […]

3 tips to soothe your interview jitters

[To comment:] Thanks to The Philadelphia Inquirer, Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, we have these interview tips from Jon Simmons, Monster contributor. Your palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy. Why? Either you’re Eminem about to rap battle your opponent, or you’re about to go to a job interview. If the thought of standing in front of a […]

Public Speaking — 4 Ways to Own the Room During Your Next Presentation

[To comment:] This comes to you thanks to Dale Carnegie and Inc: By Jordan Scheltgen      Jordan is Co-founder and managing partner, Cave Social@cavejordans   When you’re on stage, finding your groove starts with finding out what the audience really wants from your presentation. It’s not about what you’re saying, but what they’re hearing. “And […]

8 steps to help you find a job in 30 days

[To comment:] The following appeared in the Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 edition of the Courier-Post. BY PETER JONES THEJOBNETWORK You need a new job and you need one fast. Maybe you’ve just been laid off, or quit or you’re just starting out — or you’re doing some secret job hunting from a position in which […]

Why keywords are so important in a resume

[To comment:] The following comes from CAREERBUILDER’s Deanna Hartley (June 26, 2016) HERE ARE THREE REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD USE CERTAIN KEYWORDS THROUGHOUT YOUR RESUME. Did you know that, according to CareerBuilder’s 2016 Candidate Behavior Study, more than 3 in 4 full-time employed workers (76 percent) are either actively looking or open to new job opportunities? That […]