Wednesday, September 15, 2010

job search notes: kindergarten series - teachable moments

Good morning, time for #the5 - Teachable Mementos "exploring the meaning of mementos"
Teachable moments arise all the time. Do you recognize them when they occur? Do you learn from them when they occur?

"the key difference was in their ability to engage" us in Hopkinton Oct 1 for Job Search Jam Sessions! #the5
 If you are aware of what is going on around you, you will be more likely to recognize a teachable moment. By being aware of what is going on, you are engaged in your environment. By being engaged, you are ready to go with the flow. If you have become distracted, you could tune into a conversation and be surprised at the turn it took.

Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Flickr YouTube Blogging Blah Blah Blah: Knowing Why You Use Social Media is What Counts #the5
Why do you use a hammer? to set a nail. Why a screw driver? The surface is not appropriate for a nail. What tools do you have in your tool kit?

Evolution of video contest marketing at Cisco "collaborated to share with us the results" #the5
Becoming an expert, a master is reported to take 10,000 hours. Yes, it is not an overnight process. You just can't say "I am an expert" without putting in the time and effort to really master it.

LinkedIn Tips: A Bundle of Them! "a savvy user can already figure out how to do for free"#the5
LinkedIn should be in your job search tool kit. If you are still using it as a single speed bike, there is an opportunity to shift to a multi-speed bike. The 'business-as-usual' environment changed. I hope you have noticed.

What can you share today?