Miriam Salpeter

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Miriam Salpeter is a job search and social media consultant, career coach, author, speaker, resume writer and owner of Keppie Careers. She is author of Social Networking for Business Success, Social Networking for Career Success and 100 Conversations for Career Success. Miriam teaches job seekers and entrepreneurs how to incorporate social media tools along with traditional strategies to empower their success. Get her free white paper: 5 Mistakes Job Seekers Make and How to Avoid Them.

How to Get an Internship In High School

How to Get an Internship In High School

Students are expected to have real-world experience

Networking is a part of professional life and these days that starts in high school. Read More »

How to Land the Internship of Your Dreams

How to Land the Internship of Your Dreams

Internship opportunities await students who prepare thoroughly

Research and figure out how to present yourself before applying for college internships. Read More »

How to Answer the Strangest Interview Questions

How to Answer the Strangest Interview Questions

Roll with the punches and you'll be fine

Ways to answer the craziest interview questions. Read More »

25 Strangest Interview Questions

25 Strangest Interview Questions

These real-world questions prove anything can happen

A look at the 25 most unusual interview questions culled from the Glassdoor database in 2013. Read More »

Is the Wrong Job Better than No Job At All?

Is the Wrong Job Better than No Job At All?

How to make the best of a less than perfect job situation

Is no job better than a terrible job? It depends! Read More »

How to Motivate Yourself to Job Hunt in the Long, Cold Winter

How to Motivate Yourself to Job Hunt in the Long, Cold Winter

Social media is a way to heat up job search in the cold months

Make the most of every outing in the winter to land a job during the coldest months. Read More »

How to Get a Job at a Company You Left

How to Get a Job at a Company You Left

Be honest with yourself about why you really departed

Can you rejoin a company you left? Tips for job seekers, even if you left on bad terms. Read More »

How to Finesse a Promotion at Work

How to Finesse a Promotion at Work

Meeting new people is always at the top of the list

Want to land a promotion at your current company? Tips to make it happen. Read More »

When Is A New Job Offer Too Risky?

When Is A New Job Offer Too Risky?

How to know it's safe to take a chance on a company

Should you take that new job, or is the company about to tank? How to figure it out! Read More »

What to Do When Your Job Description Suddenly Changes

What to Do When Your Job Description Suddenly Changes

How to read the situation. Is everyone experiencing change?

How should you react if your job description suddenly changes - for the better or for the worse? Read More »

8 Steps to Writing and Publishing an Ebook for Your Job Search

8 Steps to Writing and Publishing an Ebook for Your Job Search

Choose a topic, but don't make it too niche

Writing and publishing an ebook can help you demonstrate expertise and land a job. Eight tips to get it done this month. Read More »

10 Ways to Start the New Year Off Right at Work

10 Ways to Start the New Year Off Right at Work

Get a jumpstart on the new year by taking these actions now

10 tips to help you succeed at work in the new year. Read More »

Why Recruiters Are Not Your Best Friends

Why Recruiters Are Not Your Best Friends

The recruiter does not work for the jobseeker and don't forget it

While many recruiters will go out of their way to advise the most qualified job seeker, don't ever think of the recruiter as your best friend. Read More »

How to Make the Most of the Company Holiday Party

How to Make the Most of the Company Holiday Party

Research your prospects and find common interests to talk about

The company holiday party is a great place to introduce yourself and make a good impression on people in other departments who you want to meet. Read More »

How to Get Through to Anyone On the Phone During Your Job Search

How to Get Through to Anyone On the Phone During Your Job Search

Get through to people who can influence your job hunt

Cold-calling may seem terrifying, but if you plan and stay focused the outcome could be an in-person meeting or even a job. Read More »

How to Convince Employers to Invent a Job for You

How to Convince Employers to Invent a Job for You

Do your homework to tap a truly hidden job market

Look for problems you can solve at organizations and build the case convincing them to hire you. Read More »

Why December Is Prime Time For Your Job Search

Why December Is Prime Time For Your Job Search

Companies often 'find' money they must spend by year's end

December can be a great month for landing new opportunities, so don't give up on your job search during the holiday season. Read More »

8 Ways to Finish the Year Strong

8 Ways to Finish the Year Strong

There's plenty to do this year to get ready for the new year

Take steps now to make the start of 2014 the best it can be. Read More »

Are Hugs The New Handshake?

Are Hugs The New Handshake?

When is it ok to hug at work and how can you figure that out?

Are hugs at work warm and friendly or bordering on sexual harassment? Depends on the person and the culture. Here are some etiquette guidelines. Read More »

Get The Holiday Time Off You Need Without Hurting Your Team

Get The Holiday Time Off You Need Without Hurting Your Team

Be willing to help out your colleagues so everyone wins

Many people want to take extra time off at the holiday season but work doesn't stop. Tips for getting everything done and the time you need. Read More »

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