It's the last Friday in September and here are your links for the week:
- Are You Really Networking?–If you only have a single contact with a person to ask them to introduce you to a hiring manager, then you aren't really networking.
- 4 Ways to Take Your Resume from Good to Great–A few interesting resume tweaks.
- 4 Awesome Visual Search Engines to Transform Your Search–Sometimes visualizing your search results will be more effective than plain text.
- Youth Engagement and Social Media–This site has tons of great information on how you can engage young people using social media. At a minimum, check out the "Listening" page to find out how you can monitor what's being talked about online.
- Retraining Roulette: New Skills, No New Job–MSNBC takes a look at WIA and asks whether or not retraining really works. Also check out this related paper on the impact of WIA retraining on earnings in 12 states.
- How to Stay Happy: This just seemed like a good thing to share.