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New Job? What to Do Before You Give Notice

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Have you just landed a great new job? Whether you love your boss and dread telling him that you’re leaving or hate your job and want to tell your firm to shove it, take a deep breath and put these thoughts aside. They’re for your therapist not the workplace. Instead think about making your departure positive for you, your boss, your colleagues, your staff and your firm. Your goal should be to leave the door open. Therefore, here are my five suggestions to ensure you make the most of this time.

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Don’t Underestimate the Value of Summer Networking

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Like the fabled grasshopper, many job seekers, including college students and interns, think that the summer is a good time to take off from their search. Yet in reality the opposite is true. Here’s how to take advantage of summer opportunities.

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How to Reboot Your Job Search

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Do you want to give your job search a reboot? This can also work for people who are considering changing jobs. Before you dive into marketing yourself, it’s critical to take time to (re)assess what you can offer prospective employers as well as what you want from a job. Without this self-knowledge, it’s difficult to find a job to which you’re suited and satisfied. To that end, here are five steps designed to help you gather this information and feel better about what you bring to a job.

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Supercharge Your Job Search With Social Media

You must boost your social media network regardless of whether you’re employed or looking for a job. Your work history and related success only go so far in today’s job market. In today’s social media ecosystem, your friends on Facebook, connections on LinkedIn and /or followers on Twitter and what these “friends” think they know about you are what counts. To help you in today’s job market, here are seven tactics to rev up your social media network to effectively resent your business experience.

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