Article – “How to Keep Your Stealth Job Search Quiet”

Conducting any job search is stressful and each one comes with its own unique set of challenges.  A stealth job search can be the start of leaving behind a job or company where you felt stifled or unhappy.  However, it does come with its own unique set of challenges.  Read Liz Ryan’s article to learn how to successfully conduct a job search, while remaining in your current position.  From emphasizing while networking that you are conducting a stealth job search to ensuring your LinkedIn settings don’t spark red flag to colleagues or your boss.

Read full article here.

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Article – “Why You Must Make Online Branding Part Of Your Job Search This Year”

1 computer writing workspaceJob searching in 2017?  It might be time to finally bite the bullet and really up your online branding this year.  More and more recruiters are looking at potential employees online.  They want to make certain you are who you say you are.  And they want to make certain that you know what you say you know.

So how do you do it?  Start small, pick a platform or two.  Take you time, you don’t need to be the most popular guy on LinkedIn in ten minutes.  Plan out a schedule.

To read more about how you can work on your online branding, read the full article here.

Infographic: A Cheat Sheet To 222 Action Verbs That Will Power Up Your Résumé

2When writing your resume and cover letter, it is important to include action verbs, verbs that catch the attention of the reader and give an impression of a productive potential employee.  Choosing the right action verb is not always easy.  Some can be found in the job description, which is also a great way to show potential hiring managers your attention to detail.  Below is a cheat sheet of action verbs for specific careers that will “power up your resume”.

Read full article here: http://designtaxi.com/news/388656/Infographic-A-Cheat-Sheet-To-222-Action-Verbs-That-Will-Power-Up-Your-R-sum/

Business Publications – Tuesday, October 18, 6:30 PM

Typing on computerThe Plainfield Public Library offers tech classes for library cardholders on a variety of topics and functions.

Creating business cards or personalized envelopes or mailings can seem daunting to some.  The library’s Business Publications makes creating custom business cards, labels and mailings easy and accessible.  The

Business Publications class is aimed at teaching attendees how to utilize Microsoft Word to create personalized envelopes, labels and business cards.

Register here.