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Local Jobs Ministry Southwest highlighted in Fortune Magazine

Posted on March 28, 2010 at 4:48pm 0 Comments

JMS has been mentioned in Fortune magazine's April cover story about LinkedIn. See

Job seekers should know about social media and the way recruiters are exploring new connections. This is a great article that delves into the significance of using LinkedIn for professional connections.

My next session to teach "12.5 Ways to Get Ahead…


Are you ready to be an "Emerging Worker"?

Posted on February 28, 2010 at 8:59am 0 Comments

With the pressure on the global economy, the workplace is changing. Join me for on-going discussions about the "emerging worker". Some call it the new 'permanent temporary'. As companies focus on project oriented staffing versus permanent positions, the job seeker must learn to reposition, engage, and perform with a slightly different approach. Are you ready for that?

Visit my blog to join the discussion.

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Need Live Help with LinkedIn?

Posted on October 26, 2009 at 10:26pm 0 Comments

LinkedIn HandsOn workshops now running weekly. Get help with LinkedIn by using live, computer lab setting. Work on YOUR profile during the workshop.

12.5 Ways to Get Ahead on LinkedIn

Posted on September 16, 2009 at 11:06pm 0 Comments

Quick, easy guide to getting the best results out of LinkedIn. On sale now.

Jobs Ministry Southwest Launches Second Year

Posted on September 6, 2009 at 9:28pm 0 Comments

JMS has entered its second year of operation. Having served over 1,000 job seekers during the past 12 months, JMS provides weekly networking sessions, highly respected subject matter experts, and an environment for sincere, personal assistance for those in between jobs.

JMS meetings are open to the public. We meet regularly on Tuesday mornings in Sugar Land at Williams Trace Baptist Church. JMS is a non-denominational faith based outreach. It is our goal simply to help people in… Continue

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At 11:11pm on November 14, 2009, William L. Cure said…
Doug is one of the best examples of true Servant Leadership that I know of. He and Dr. Farmer at BJM are both excellent leaders that demonstrate daily their willingness to lead by example, to enable those around them to be the best that they can be, and to do so in a humble manner.
At 12:24pm on October 27, 2009, Perry Mann said…
Thanks, no. will catch up with you later this week (Friday?).
At 1:39pm on October 1, 2009, Perry Mann said…

Attended your presentation of the 12.5 ways to get ahead on LinkedIn yesterday (9-30-09) at BJM.Very informative--have been very busy improving my profile ever since!

Thank you very much.

Also, please contact me if any interest in giving workshop on Feb 11 2010 at a conference here in Houston---am on the conf. committee and leading the effort identifying workshops to add to our event.
Thx, Perry
At 11:31am on September 10, 2009, Manoel Suhet said…
Hi Doug, I missed your last event with Rick but would like to know where can I buy/pick up quickly a copy of your book re Linked_IN. I will travelling next Monday. I live in Briargrove area. Tks. Manoel


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