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Blog your way to a better career (they really, really mean it)

Sunday, January 20th, 2013

Self proclaimed experts continue to insist that jobseekers should blog. I’ve written well over 1000 blog posts and I have to say the more I blogged, the worse my so called career has gone. Other people may have benefited from blogging, but it isn’t advantageous nor necessary for everyone to blog…

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How to increase your blog’s popularity

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Some people are obsessed with their online popularity. Klout, PageRank, hits, fans, likes, etc. are all seen as validation that you’re cool and popular. I want to reveal a little secret that is guaranteed to temporarily increase you blog’s popularity…

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Barney Stinson’s Video Resume

Monday, October 8th, 2012

When you’re unemployed you have a lot of time on your hands. Sometimes you end up watching TV shows you never knew existed when you had a job and didn’t have time for cable television. The other day I was watching “How I met your mother” and one character was a Canadian looking for a job, if she didn’t find a job she would be deported…

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My Best Writing Advice

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

I’ve given and collected a lot of advice on how to improve your writing particularly online. That advice is spread over a number of different posts some of which get read, others go unheeded. While updating one of these old posts today I decided to collect the best of the best tips and links together in one single post…

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The Legendary Blind Joe Death

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Blind Joe Death was the name John Fahey recorded his earliest recordings under. Now a days many musicians use pseudonyms, but in 1959 pretending you were something or someone else while self releasing an album was near unheard of. In addition to self releasing his first album in an extremely limited pressing of only 100 copies. John didn’t go about selling his music the way the rest of record industry did…

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The One Page Resume

Friday, February 24th, 2012

I’ve been unemployed for too long. There are obviously reasons for this, but if I had all the answers, I wouldn’t be unemployed now would I?

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How not to write a cover letter

Saturday, February 11th, 2012

I’ve been unemployed for too long. As a result of this, I’ve written more cover letters than I ever wanted to have had to write…

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