100 Conversations for Career Success

This is the PERFECT time for job search networking:

  • The holiday spirit inspires people to want to help someone else.
  • Work slows down at a lot of companies, leaving time for long coffees, lunches and informational interviews with you!
  • Hiring does NOT stop; statistics show that hiring happens right through December, with January known as the golden time of recruiting. Read more
Posted on December 6, 2012 by Miriam Salpeter | Comment on this post

Charles Purdy, Senior editor for Monster.com, recently asked us a series of questions about job search networking:

Is there really a formula for saying the right thing in a job hunt? How much should people plan to customize or speak “off the cuff”?

How are people networking incorrectly — why do they need scripts to help them (what are they saying wrong)?

Is it ever a good idea to cold-call a company for job? What’s are a couple of tips for doing so?

When you’re using something like Twitter or another social platform, how does the medium shape the message?

How have the rules about “the right thing to say” in a job hunt changed in the past 20 years?

Find out what we said on the Monster blog!

Posted on October 9, 2012 by Miriam Salpeter | Comment on this post

Career Directors International, the premier organization for career professionals, including career coaches and resume writers, just announced their fourth annual Career Innovator Awards. The competition recognizes individuals on the forefront of career innovation and professionals providing products, services and information for job seekers and people wishing to manage their careers.

President of CDI, Laura DeCarlo says: “There are many true career innovators in our midst. This year, once again, we received some extremely innovative submissions from professionals all over the world.”  Miriam Salpeter of Keppie Careers and Laura M. Labovich of The Career Strategy Group won a Career Innovator Award for the popular job search book 100 Conversations for Career Success: Learn to Network, Cold Call, and Tweet Your Way to Your Dream Job” published by New York-based  LearningExpress, LLC. Read more

Posted on October 2, 2012 by Miriam Salpeter | Comment on this post
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