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    Yo, Job Seeking Advice Via the Jersey Shore!

    Thought The Jersey Shore was just all tanning, fist pumps and hair gel? Think again! Turns out the kids from Joizy can teach us about more than just Ed Hardy, Italian flag ornamentation and extreme midriffs. Their “techniques” can get your resume noticed, rock an interview and even get you hired! Think we’re kidding? Get in the zone and check ...
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    Your Book, Brand Building to Get You HIRED!

    Your Book, Brand Building to Get You HIRED!
    The Book. Your Book. Do it better than everyone else and get hired! If you’re looking to get into advertising, there are two things you should to know: 1) Three Martini lunches no longer exist. 2) DON'T neglect your book. Yes, otherwise known as “The Book," it's arguably your most important tool when looking to get that big, bad advertising job. ...
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    Post-Holiday Job Hunting Strategies

    Post-Holiday Job Hunting Strategies
    For the unemployed, the holiday season can be especially stressful. Strained finances can make gift-giving something to dread. Potential employers are going AWOL in mid December, putting the brakes on even the most diligent job search. Even so, soon the holidays will be over and it's time to get your search back on track, even though it may take a week ...
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    Are You a Net-Worker or a Net-Beggar?

    Are You a Net-Worker or a Net-Beggar?
    As Executive Managing Director of two Northern California chapters of eWomenNetwork, and sponsor for three other chapters within the organization, I meet these two types of people all the time. And I see a distinct difference in the progress of their careers because of their approaches. Whether online or in-person, there are key characteristics that clearly differentiate net-workers from net-beggars. You’re ...
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    Top 5 Mistakes of Advertising Job Seekers

    Top 5 Mistakes of Advertising Job Seekers
    Hundreds of advertising job seekers make avoidable mistakes when approaching top agencies -- although some are more obvious than others. “I once had a candidate show up on the front steps of our building and sing his resume to the tune of 'Oh Susanna' while playing the banjo," says James Hering, executive vice president and director of integrated marketing at TM ...
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    Marketing Resume Tips

    Marketing Resume Tips
    Build Your Personal Brand As a marketing professional, you know the importance of branding a product or company. By applying this same strategy, you can use your resume to build your own brand to differentiate yourself from the competition (other job seekers), convey your value (how you benefit employers) and generate results (interviews). Follow these tips. Use Your Resume as a ...
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    Interview Tips for Landing a Creative Job

    Interview Tips for Landing a Creative Job
    Dan Garriott chuckles as he recounts the time he met a man who has since become a good friend, and they got to talking about their vocations. "He's a big-time tech recruiter," says Garriot. "I met him at a party, and he introduced himself as a ‘flesh merchant.'" But Garriott, who founded Right Brain Resource, a small creative-staffing agency in Portland, ...
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    5 Job Hunting Mistakes that Scream "I'm Unprofessional"

    [photo:9895] In most job-filling situations, the employer has the luxury of choosing from several well-qualified applicants, all of whom could probably do the job, especially now. With so many job seekers on the hunt, little things, like the common, but often unrecognized, mistakes described here almost always come into play. Even in a strong job market, intangibles (what's not on your ...
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    Confessions of an Account Exec: Influencing Your PR Stock Value

    Confessions of an Account Exec: Influencing Your PR Stock Value
    Public relations specialists held about 275,200 jobs nationally in 2008 according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. The good news is that the employment of public relations specialists is expected to grow 24 percent from 2008 to 2018, much faster than the average for all occupations (US Bureau of Labor Statistics). The bad news is the number of ...
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    Out-of-Work? Reinvent Yourself as a Community Manager!

    Out-of-Work? Reinvent Yourself as a Community Manager!
    Out-of-work copywriters and journalists can reinvent themselves as social-media brand advocates!! In advertising, there is a widely known but rarely discussed career path for the wise: Approach your career like any smart professional athlete or super model might - have a career back-up plan arranged for after you "peak." Second careers for ad professionals are so common, there is actually a ...
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    One Resume Error and You're Toast!

    One Resume Error and You're Toast!
    Job seekers take note: One false stroke at the keyboard could send your resume into the "circular file." Three out of four (76 percent) executives interviewed said just one or two typos in a resume would remove applicants from consideration for a job; 40 percent said it takes only one typo to rule candidates out. The survey was developed by Accountemps, ...
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    Blog Your Way to the Perfect Job, 5 Tips

    Blog Your Way to the Perfect Job, 5 Tips
    We don’t have to tell you — it’s not easy to get a job these days. In this economy, it's easy to get stressed out over less-than-plentiful job openings. So the question remains: What’s the secret to getting the job you want? Unfortunately, we don’t have secrets, but we do have answers. The main one? Start a blog! Come on, admit ...
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    Awesome Twitter Tips for Marketers

    Awesome Twitter Tips for Marketers
    Twitter can be a great resource–if you know how to use it. Here are 28 tips for marketers who want to learn how to use Twitter to network and share information: 1. Determine your purpose
 Before spending any amount of time on Twitter, you should decide what you want to get out of it. Do you want to meet people who ...
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    Use MediaBuzz to Improve Your Job Search!

    Here at MediaBuzz, we know that looking for a job in the competitive world of advertising, marketing and public relations can be complicated, difficult and at times frustrating. But never fear, MediaBuzz is here to assist you! We'll not only help you find exactly the job you’re looking for, we've also got the resources to supply you with invaluable job ...
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    How to Become a MediaBuzz Super Star!

    How to Become a MediaBuzz Super Star!
    One glance at the MB Leaderboard and it’s easy to see who's a MediaBuzz Super Star. So why should you care? Simply put, the more you post, interact and comment, the more stars, industry attention and feedback you receive! Interested? Of course you are! Check out all the community features we have to offer and get ahead in the advertising, marketing ...
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    How to Make Friends in and out of the Office

    How to Make Friends in and out of the Office
    When we were younger, making friends was easy. School provides us with an instant pool of people our own age that we interact with on a daily basis, who are in the same boat we are. But once we leave college and enter the real world, finding friends can be a more difficult task, especially if you have to relocate for ...
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    Land a Job in Market Research

    Land a Job in Market Research
    No one wants to shoot in the dark. That’s why, when deciding whom to target for their products, senior executives want access to the most informative data available. How do they procure it? By hiring market and marketing researchers. “There’s a huge movement for marketing intelligence,” says Michael Giordano, marketing technology agent at Aquent, a marketing and creative staffing agency in ...
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    Confessions of an Account Exec: A Vacation from PR

    Confessions of an Account Exec: A Vacation from PR
    The average American takes only 14 days of vacation a year. The average public relations professional takes even less. We’re knee deep into summertime and as a PR pro, you’re probably still sitting at work looking out your virtual window, a.k.a. Facebook and Twitter, watching your friends frolic and play on tropical vacations, cruises and beach getaways. In PR, work doesn’t ...
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    15 Toughest Interview Questions (and Answers!)

    1. Why do you want to work in this industry? Bad answer: “I love to shop. Even as a kid, I spent hours flipping through catalogs.” Don’t just say you like it. Anyone can do that. Focus instead on your history with that particular industry, and if you can, tell a success story. Good answer: “I've always loved shopping, but my ...
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    How to Find a Job Over the Holidays

    How to Find a Job Over the Holidays
    OFFICE PARTIES: Conquering the holiday office party doesn't just mean keeping track of how much you drink. Seasonal social events can be the best opportunity to network within your company, so you may want to consider veering away from the buffet line. "Whether you're the life of the party or full of social anxiety when it comes to holiday events, it's ...
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