Good article from Fast Company
We all know that finding a job these days isnâ€™t easy, and it isnâ€™t much like how your parents found jobs. Depending on how you count it, the unemployment rate is stubbornly stuck somewhere between 9 and 16 percent. To get ahead, and get in the right slot, you need to think beyond searching Monster.com and showing up with a suit and tie. In 2012, youâ€™ll need to build your brand, become the kind of consummate networker you never thought you were, and think differently about work.