Fake LinkedIn Invitations: An Update

Those scammers who are trying to sucker you with fake LinkedIn invitations are getting craftier (maybe it’s because they’ve read the original post I wrote last spring calling them out). Here’s an image of one of the new fake LinkedIn invitations that showed up in my inbox over the past week: And here is what […]

Don’t Be Duped by Fake LinkedIn Invitations

Scams that prey on job seekers are everywhere. Some that pretend to be legitimate organizations can be hard to detect. One I have been seeing quite a bit in my inbox recently is the fake LinkedIn invitation, so I wanted to take some time to address it. Below is a screen shot from a real […]

What Does the Greeting in Your Cover Letter Say?

A client I’ve been working with recently asked me to review the cover letter he had written for a specific position. I have to say, it really was an impressive letter, but how he started it out could undo the good of what was contained in the cover letter. How could a simple greeting do […]

A 10-Point Plan for Getting a Job When Moving

A reader writes in: “I am moving at the end of the month. What job search strategy do you suggest?” While not ideal, sometimes life circumstances dictate relocating and then finding a job. If you find yourself in this situation, here are ten tips to hit the ground running! 1. Make sure you change your […]

Seeing the Forest for the Trees on the Job Hunt

It’s easy to get caught up in the idea that some “silver bullet” is going to be the answer to job seeking success. More often than not, job hunters think the big solution lies in a well-crafted résumé. “If only I had the perfect résumé,” they think, “I would be able to get a job […]

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