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Is Your Job-Search Advice Wildly Outdated? – Yahoo Finance Article by A. Green

Source: Is Your Job-Search Advice Wildly Outdated? – Yahoo Finance

by Alison Green

Job searching has changed significantly in the last 10 years, and a lot of traditional advice no longer matches up with how successful job searches work today. In fact, most job seekers have story upon aggravating story about the bad advice they have received from well-meaning friends and family who just wanted to help — but instead steered job seekers terribly wrong. “Employers will be impressed if you take the initiative to show up in person instead of just applying online.” Also known as “go out there, and pound the pavement,” this piece of advice has been around for a long time — and it’s wrong, wrong, wrong.

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JobLINC Mobile Career Center – December 2012

 

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Monday, December 12, 2012             10:00-1:00

JobLab @ Central Library, 3030 Poplar, 38111, Room L50

 

Tuesday, December 11, 2012             12:00-2:00

Job Readiness Workshop @ Gaston Park Library, 1040 S. Third, 38106

 

Wednesday, December 12, 2012       10:15-1:15

Open Lab @ Parkway Village Library, 4655 Knight Arnold, 38118

 

Thursday, December 13, 2012                       10:15-1:15

Open Lab @ Central Library, 3030 Poplar, 38111

 

Monday, December 17, 2012             10:15-1:15

Open Lab @ Central Library, 3030 Poplar, 38111

 

Tuesday, December 18, 2012             1:30-4:00

Open Lab @ Frayser Library, 38127

 

Wednesday, December 19, 2012       2:00-4:15

Open Lab @ Whitehaven Library, 4120 Mill Branch, 38116

 

 

JobLINC is a mobile service helping job seekers find training, career guidance, and available job opportunities.

For more information, or to schedule JobLINC at your site please call 901-415-2787

www.memphislibrary.org/joblinc

Printable Version  JobLINC December 2012

The JobLINC Vehicle was made possible by the generous support of the Plough Foundation.

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Dress for Success-Going Places Network

Dress for Success Memphis will be holding the  first 8-week series of workshops under our Going Places Network Presented by Walmart.

The first series of workshops will begin on Wednesday, April 25th, 2012.

Enrollment is limited. Please call 901.363.3100 for more information. You may also write to Sandra Burke, GPN Coordinator at Sandra@dfsmemphis.org

Dress for Success Memphis

2730 Colony Park Drive
Memphis, TN 38118

www.dfsmemphis.org

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