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Kristen Jacoway

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One of my colleagues, Maria Duron, posted information on Facebook about Wisestamp. You can go to http://www.wisestamp.com and download a free version for your Firefox browser. At this writing, it is not supported on all email platforms, but is supported...
We've talked about how easy it is to create digital dirt, but are you "listening" to make sure that your personal brand isn't tarnished? I'm going to talk about three free tools you can use to monitor your own name 1) Google Alerts - make sure to set up Google Alerts to email you when ...
What is digital dirt? It is anything on the Internet that is unflattering about you. Run a Google search on your name and put your name in quotation marks (i.e. "Kristen Jacoway"). What did you find? Are the results consistent with the personal brand story you want to portray? What if ...
I recently read an article about "How Social Media Can Hurt Your Job" by Rachel Zupeck and it gave me pause. Why? Because I have had people ask me who can read their tweets. If you have your tweets on...
Are you struggling to figure out how to best leverage social media into your job search marketing plan? My upcoming book, "I'm Job Searching, Now What???" will delve into using social media as one of the multiple...
The chart you see was published last week from Indeed.com and demonstrates the incredible surge of "green" or "sustainability" jobs. From 2005 - 2009, there has been a greater than 600% increase in these types of job. Interestingly, prior to...
Online and offline tips on how to grow your brand and make it glow. Today’s “Exude Your Brand” is going to focus on fine-tuning your elevator pitch (how you introduce yourself in networking – online and in...
I have to admit--I'm hooked on Website Grader by HubSpot (www. websitegrader. com). The information I get on optimizing my website is pretty cool. I had never configured a 301 redirect (so if someone types careerdesigncoach.com instead of www.careerdesigncoach.com, they end up on my we...