Five Times You Should NOT Hire a Career Pro

I know the title of this post may seem strange coming from me. You may be thinking, ‘Shouldn’t she be encouraging people to sign up for her services?’ I definitely believe there are numerous benefits to finding the right career professional to help you navigate your career. But there are some circumstances when, frankly, hiring […]

Signs You Have Hired a Great Career Professional

Maybe you’ve thought about hiring a career professional, but you keep hesitating because you wonder, “Is this really going to help? Am I going to get suckered?” It’s an unfortunate reality that some folks who seek out help end up getting a raw deal. Of course, this happens in pretty much all industries, and it’s […]

Job Seeking Tips from a PR Pro

From time to time, I read a blog called PR Pro Tips, and it dawned on me that many of these suggestions have great applications to the job search. For example, I love Tip #148: Your Jedi mind tricks will not work on me. Rafe says, “Don’t try to get me to agree with you […]

Catching Up with Jason Alba

I recently had an opportunity to talk with Jason Alba! Jason is the CEO and creator of, a web-based system to organize and manage a job search (and the networking you do between job searches). He is a certified Personal Branding Strategist and popular blogger and speaker about career management and social tools for […]

Blog Review — JibberJobber Blog

Blog: JibberJobber Blog Author: Jason Alba Date Started: June 2006 Jason Alba is the creator of JibberJobber, which is a robust management tool for organizing contacts and documents related to the job search, as well as scheduling reminders for important follow-ups and other action items. And, at the regular membership, it’s FREE. The blog that […]

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