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  • How to Get a Job Over the Holidays When Nobody is Hiring
    Laurie Ruettimann aka The Grinch
  • The Holidays Can Be Tough for Everyone:Job Seekers, Recruiters, and Hiring Managers
  • Create a Google Profile
  • Make Sure Recruiters Can Find You Easily
    • Google Voice
    • Phonebooth.com
    • Skype
    • Landline/Magic Jack
    • Fresh Email Address
    • Be present, be focused, and be available.
  • Update & ScrubYour Social Profiles
    • LinkedIn
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • Tumblr
    • Posterous
    • Tumblr
    • Wordpress
    • Blogspot
    • Flickr
  • Work Smarter – Not Harder – to Find Job Opportunities
    • Google.com/Alerts
    • TweetAJob.com
    • Share.jobvite.com
  • Network (DUH)
    • Google Holiday Networking Event and Your City
    • Google Networking and Your Profession
    • Search on EventBrite.com
    • Search on MeetUp.com
    • Attend Your City’s Junior League Holiday Event
    • Read Your Local Paper
  • Volunteer Smarter
    • VolunteerMatch.org
    • Serve.gov
    • Salvation Army
    • United Way
    • Goodwill
    • ASPCA or Local Animal Rescues
    • Donor’s Choose
    • Search“Forbes Philanthropy”
  • Be Prepared to Work a Retail Job
    • More than 80 percent of organizations in customer service / consumer industries are hiring the same amount or more workers this holiday season than last year. – Aon Hewitt
    • Where do professionals in your industry shop?
    • Where could you meet people who have similar careers?
    • What jobs offer the most amount of flexibility during the holiday season?
  • Summary
    The hiring process doesn’t stop just because of the holidays.
    Create a Google Profile. Now.
    Make sure recruiters can find you easily.
    Every website where you have a profile is a social network – update your profiles to reflect your job status, your industry, and your geography.
    Work smarter, not harder, to find a job.
    Network with a purpose.
    Volunteer with a purpose.
    Work a retail job that makes sense for your long-term career.
  • Questions?