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Recruiters and hiring managers are using the Internet to find career candidates which is why it's more important than ever to understand how to use online tools to build your personal brand. Linked-In has become one of the fastest growing online networking tools, with more than one million new sign-ups every month. In the next session of the Experts Connection (www.experts-connection.com) teleseminar series, Jason Alba, founder and CEO of JibberJobber.com and author of "I'm On Linked-In - Now...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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