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Why Your Job Application Gets Ignored – and What to Do About It

People who put up ads looking for freelance writers or bloggers receive tons of replies, many of them fluff. You may know that you are the best person for the job, but you have to make sure that you can convey that to the “employer” as quickly as possible in your job application.

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We already know that people have very short attention spans these days, and professionals going through cover letters only take several seconds to decide whether or not to look more closely at your email. It is thus crucial that you make sure your job application goes straight for the jugular.

Here are some reasons your job application gets ignored, and what you can do to fix it. Read More

Categories: Blogging Tips
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How To Land That Dream Job Through Blogging

Blogging is one of the easiest activities to get
started online to make your voice heard. Especially now since web hosting is more reliable and affordable; and with the free, robust and user-friendly blogging platform, WordPress, we see over 100,000 blogs being launched daily.

Since I’m always an advocate for going the extra mile to stand-out there are some proven techniques that can help you get noticed through the eyes of your prospective employer. Blogging is no longer not just a pastime but an activity that can launch you towards your desired success.

Here are 7 simple guidelines and techniques for landing your desired job. Read More

Categories: Blogging Tips, Blogging: How To
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JobMob Guest Blogging Contest

The third guest blogging contest coming from is open, and the prizes this time around are pretty cool, in that they are cold, hard cash.

I’ll let them give you all the details on the contest page, but here’s a little taste to get you intrigued (hopefully)…

1) The grand prize winner will win:

* US$150, sponsored by Jacob Share and JobMob.

2) The second grand prize winner will win:

* US$50, sponsored by Jacob Share and JobMob.

The grand prizes will go to the author(s) of the 2 guest posts that attracted the most visitors during the contest. Details below on how to do just that.

3) An early-bird winner will win:

* US$50, sponsored by Jacob Share and JobMob.

Anyone who submits a guest post before 1 pm on July 21st 2009 will be eligible for the early-bird prize. The winner will be chosen at random from among those people and announced on August 3rd when the first guest post appears on JobMob.

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This time around the theme of the contest is “job search”, so at the very least, there will likely be some great job hunting related content coming out of this, and that’s always a good thing.

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