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4 Ways to sock it to your job search this 4th of July

Resumes, Bios and Cover Letters can be as unique as American socks
Resumes, Bios and Cover Letters can be as unique as American socks
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Happy Independence Day America! Happy Juneteeth ! Happy 8th of July Kentucky ! These are very common Independence Day Celebrations in Middle Tennessee, and in Texas. Now to give tribute to our nation's celebrations this week, let's look at ways that we can sock it to our job search this 4th of July:

  • Let's get original with a clear, compelling slogan that highlights our professional area. Let's go to our Google+ site and post it and add a drop box entry with our resume on it. Connect with dropbox via https://db.tt/Wm0VD4Um.

For example,

Helping Champions Soar!

“I am resourceful enough to get results, saving companies in labor hours, resources and lost equipment".

Savvy Writer who ROCKS YOUR WRITINGS!

  • Re-post interesting articles that showcase that you are up to date on the latest trends. This is a good conversation starter and brings you more visibility to your status as a subject matter expert. Join any of the latest social media sites and share.

Choose between any of these Social Media to share:

Linkedin, Twitter, FB, Stumble Upon, Bebo, Friendster, Hi5, Habbo, NING, Classmates, Tagged, myYearbook, Meetup, MyLife, Flixster, myHeritage, Multiply, Orkut, Badoo, Gaia Online, BlackPlanet, SkyRock, PerfSpot, Netlog, Tuenti, Nasaz-Klasa.p, IRC-Gallleria, StudiVZ.

  • Sign up for free webinars and learn a new skill or strategy this 4th of July. Add the new skill to your list of credentials.

For instance, check out Wednesday July 2, 2014 11 a.m. (West Coast Time), 2 p.m. East Coast Time. Dick Bolles on a Google+ video roundtable (along with some luminaries!) on the subject of how to invent better ways to help returning vets. To get invited, go to http://lnkd.in/bMqPF_K then click on the event there on the right hand side, in blue, and then click on Yes.

Or maybe you can join

Join Vivian Viveka von Rosen and Steve Dotto for a free webinar. LinkedIn made easy! July 8th and 9th. http://bit.ly/1qOAwlY.

You may be interested in Jania Bailey of FranNet as she discusses Women in Business Ownership & how they are Shattering the Glass Ceiling http://ow.ly/yrlOI.

ILostMyJob.com is a great way to catch free seminars and webinars on various career related topics.

  • Free your skills into the universe and write a press release and share your skills sets and expertise. Post it to any of the following free press release sites.

Connect to either npr.org, betanews.com or directionsmag.com. Sharing your significant news is a great way to celebrate Independence Day this year!

Here's hoping that you find this article beneficial. Please share your thoughts on how you can sock it to your job search this Independence Day.