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How Frank Should I Be With My Network?

Dear Experts, I'm in a job I'm really trying to leave and I know it is important I utilize everyone in my network. My question is how frank should I be with some of the people in my network who work in my field but with whom I don't work very closely. For example, there are people I have drinks with at conferences and maybe have as Facebook friends but I don't see or speak to them very often. How do I let them know how eager I am to move on without dogging out my current employer or looking like a complainer? Here is how our T.A.P. experts answered this question: Q#327 Be selective disclosing unless OK 4 ur boss 2 know; never dis current job; say u want new challenges. (@juliaerickson) Q#327 I think you need to make that judgment based on your relationship with each individual person. (@gradversity) Q#327 When n'working, don't B a jobseeker. Ppl will run. First connect re: info. Then, be frank if nec'y. (@keppie_careers) Q#327 B careful. Maintain a professional approach 2 ur search thru ur network. Express interest & nvr. complain. (@DebraWheatman) Our Twitter Advice Project (T.A.P.) is no longer an active campaign. To find an answer to the above question, please use the "Search" box in the right-hand column of this website.

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It's beginning to look a like Christmas! Well, not quite yet. But if you're looking to make some extra cash during the holiday season, now is the time to begin searching as seasonal jobs are starting to be posted.

According to the website Snagajob, 27% of companies that hire employees for the holiday season begin their recruitment efforts in August. In addition, Snagajob reports that there is money to be made during the holiday season as seasonal workers earned an average of $15.40 an hour in 2018. With that in mind, here are some options to consider if you're looking for a seasonal job for the holiday season.

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