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Why Do Job Seekers “Dislike” Facebook?

Last week, #CareerGravity co-founders Brent Skinner and Jon DiPietro gave a joint presentation to an audience of job seekers at Manchester Community College’s Workforce Development Center. As we stood in front of the audience waiting to begin, I eavesdropped on several conversations. Some of them were typical of what I hear on a very regular basis. […]

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Entrepreneurs Need Gravity, Too

If you’re a start-up and you don’t have a sophisticated and teeming presence online, you don’t exist. Yes, yes, you exist, but you’re invisible. You’re kind of like a tree falling in the forest, with nobody there: You might as well not exist. Perhaps you don’t want to seem to exist. That’s a legitimate strategy, and […]

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Webinar Recap: Web Hosting with Real Intelligence [Updated]

As he presented this past Thursday’s webinar, Jon DiPietro, my co-founder at #CareerGravity, cautioned attendees to choose Web hosting wisely for their online footprints’ hubs, their WordPress blogs. Yes, several factors demand consideration, but perhaps the most important for novices is customer support: How well does the Web hosting company tend to its customers’ needs? […]

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How to Find a Job While You Sleep

When you need to find a job, the biggest limiting factor you face is time. A job search requires research, phone calls, networking, applications, emails, etc… But there are only so many hours in a day for all of those activities. And if you’re still working at the same time you’re trying to find a […]

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Launching Your Online Personal Brand

OK, so you’ve taken all of the steps required to establish your online personal brand. You’ve created your online personal brand and created a WordPress resume. After all of this hard work, it’s time for the great unveiling. If you’ve used WordPress to build your website and followed the best practices for search engine optimization, you’ll […]

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Is Social Media Helping or Hurting Your Job Search?

We posted this parody video from The Onion on our Facebook fan page over the weekend. It jokingly reports that “Facebook Pics Make Every Potential 2040 Presidential Candidate Unelectable.” Like all good comedy, it’s funny because there is a kernel of truth underneath the surface. What if this story was about your job search rather than Presidential […]

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career development, #careergravity

Webinar Recap: Your Personal Online Brand, With or Without You

The economy isn’t exactly going gangbusters, but the online environment is, and that’s what #CareerGravity is all about—you, going gangbusters online, creating a loud, disruptive, impressive and effective digital footprint. Those who attended Thursday’s presentation heard Jon DiPietro and yours truly, #CareerGravity’s co-founders, discussing all that. We used the terms “online footprint” and “digital footprint” […]

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