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by Kurt Schmidt

Why Isn’t LinkedIn Better?

Before I get to the title question, I am a huge LinkedIn fan. I use the site daily and have had a premium membership since 2007. LinkedIn has been very good for my business and I like it, both in [...]

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Excellent Beach Reading and a Great Gift for Recent Graduates!

I know, it’s summer and all anyone wants to do is go to the beach, hang out, maybe read a book and just have a summer! If you’ve recently graduated, then (I hate to be the one to tell you), this [...]

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5 Mission Critical Ways to Improve Job Interview Performance

The mission for your interview is simple – In fact so simple that you can even tell your interviewers what you hope to accomplish while you’re there.  You can actually say to them:  “I’m here to figure out how I [...]

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Quora: In job interviews, recruiters always ask your current pay. Should I be honest about it? Or is it okay to lie?

Quora Question: In job interviews, recruiters always ask your current pay. Should I be honest about it? Or is it okay to lie? ************* Answer: As a recruiter, part of my job is ensuring that it is possible for my [...]

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Quora: What career path should a college student take to become a recruiter?

Quora Question:  What career path should a college student take to become a recruiter? To become a recruiter in the technology industry, what path should a college student take when leaving college? What skills are important, and what sort of [...]

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Quora: How can I become a better interviewee when job hunting?

Quora Question:  How can I become a better interviewee when job hunting?  I am qualified but believe I interview badly. ***************** Answer:  Everyone knows that they are supposed to “prepare” but what does that mean? First, yes, do the obvious things: [...]

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Thank you NOVA!

Every seat was taken.  The organizers were a little surprised and I was a touch intimidated.  I’m not a practiced public speaker (but I will be soon).  I agreed to do the event a month or so ago and assembled [...]

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Mojo Promo Alert: $0.99 in the USA & £0.99 in the UK All Weekend!

Get your job search MoJo working today!  Modern Job Search (Kindle Version) is on sale this weekend for only $0.99 (USA) and £0.99 (UK).  The big sale starts on Friday, September 18th at 8:00 AM GMT in the UK and 8:00 AM [...]

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Thank You!

Today is the final day of the free promotion for my book, Modern Job Search, and I wanted to express my thanks to the people who participated.  It is humbling to think about people taking time to read something I [...]

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