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Sometimes, defeat turns into opportunity. Even though you may not get a job or get the big promotion within your company like you’d hoped, always remember to be gracious and polite and still add them to your LinkedIn network. You never know when you will need or run into that connection down the road. I …

More 2012 Grads Using Social Media in Job Search

New college graduates are embracing social media as a job-search tool, according to NACE’s 2012 Student Survey. Approximately 41 percent of 2012 college graduates in the market for a job are using social media to help them land one. Students are most likely to use social media in the job search to network with employers, according …

Generation X and the Narrowing Career Path

Melissa, a talented Gen X’er, is given a promotion that puts her in direct contention for a key senior spot. Although her Boomer colleagues are offering their congratulations, Melissa finds herself feeling vaguely uneasy. She is reaching a point in her career where the path seems to be narrowing suddenly and precipitously. There look to be …