Poets Day Picks

Some great picks for this week.

A nice article from Dave about how blogs can enhance your resume and reputation, though and a little surprisigly, a Spherion survey (thanks college recruiter) shows some folks are adamant they won’t take advantage of this. – Is this like someone saying, “There must be a better way, but don’t tell me I like a challenge.”

I’m passionate about helping people find and get the work they’re passionate about and so is Dilip. His 1 and 2 suggestions should be the starting point for all job seekers, Jared shines some light on why!

60% – 80% of all jobs are found via networking, HR Guy has some simple steps to get you started, and a tip on how to use linked in effectively. Debra advises it takes some time to build a network, Ragan shows you why you’ll probably have the time.

Seth suggests you become extraordinary, and Kathy shows you why.

Have a great weekend

Poets Day Picks

Here’s this weeks crop of links.

A lot of articles this week on why job-seekers need to blog, Chris on Simply Hired on what you can do with a blog and the folks at career hub on why blogging really matters.

College recruiter and ERE on making your on-line personality work in your favor

Keep your mind fit, by keeping your body fit

When you have the network, how far should you go to help someone else out, and this from career journal, and networking wouldn’t be complete without your own business cards.

Have a great weekend