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Today on the Menu: Navigating the Media Job Market

mmm_2-3.gifIn this economy, navigating the job market can be tough.

Today our guests on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast can help. We’re joined by MediaJobsDaily.com editor Rachel Kaufman and “Ask the HR Expert” contributor Sharon Jautz.

We talk about winning strategies, the importance of knowing “what you suck at,” tips on hiring/firing and more. Also from the newsfeed: Gov. Sarah Palin‘s book deal and more organizations charging for content online.

You can listen to all the past podcasts at BlogTalkRadio.com/mediabistro and call in at 646-929-0321.

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.

mediabistro.com Introduces MediaJobsDaily

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That’s right, mediabistro.com in expanding once again. Introducing MediaJobsDaily mediabistro.com’s blog covering all things jobs-related for media professionals, recruiters, and HR. Want to know who’s hiring, who’s firing? Who’s innovating, with new new-media positions and job descriptions? And how do you attract those high-performing innovators to work for you? They’ve got you covered.

MJD will be be penned by Becki Heller and Rachel Kaufman. Based just outside of Washington, D.C., Rachel is an experienced blogger/social media whiz who has been on the career and business beat for The Washington Post Express for the past year, writing and developing its “Getting Ahead” section.

Becki comes to mediabistro.com most recently from MyYearbook.com, where among her projects, she spearheaded the growth of user-generated teen outlet “MyMag,” which went on to average 800,000 page views per day. There, she recruited and hired an all-new editorial staff, managing and developing a 10-member team of media professionals that included programmers, designers, editors and freelance writers. You can check the whole thing out here.