Mutt Media | Daily Bone 5.26.09 Top 10 Tips for marketing yourself online Tip #8 Poll Your Friends

Mutt Media Tip #8

Another Tip from Mutt Media NY

Now that you had a nice long Memorial Day weekend and are totally rested, it’s time to give your job search a shot in the arm. Our Top 10 Tips continue….

8. Poll your friends. Sometimes we work on our Résumé, Blog or Personal Statement so closely we lose our objectivity. Circulate your work to those you respect and trust for a fresh perspective. In today’s online world, this is an easy task! We are all connected in the online community and people are generally all too happy to help. Typos and omissions are so common, so make sure you spell-check and don’t be afraid of your word processor’s toolbox! Utilize your thesaurus and use words that show that you are a person who generates profits and contributes to your employer’s bottom line.

Words like “implemented (some innovative, life-altering policy or procedure)”, “reduced (expenses)”, “increased (profits)”, “streamlined” etc. tell a prospective employer that you are an Agent of Change and can make a valuable contribution to their organization.

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