January, 2017

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Transferable Skills: Your Resume and Employer

Career Alley

he skills and experience gained through previous work experiences can and should be utilized as transferable skills when applying for new employment opportunities, whether it is related to your field or not. Resumes Experience skills

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10 Tips to Move up the Career Ladder

Career Alley

Youth, Education and ambition are undeniable assets many new employees bring to the table. But they are certainly no guarantee of success. Career advice Career Advice Career Tips

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When Opportunity Knocks: Valuable Tips for Relocating to Advance Your Career

Career Alley

Sometimes you get an opportunity to take a promotion or move to a better job, but the only snag is that you will have to relocate as part of the deal. However, moving to a new area to take up a new challenge is an opportunity that might be too good to miss and the chance to take in some new surroundings is hardly a negative either.

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Juggling a Job Search While Currently Working

Career Alley

There are more jobs and more people looking, which means now may be a good time to search for that next step in your career. If you have a job now but still welcome a change, consider these tips on searching for work while employed. Career advice Job Search LinkedIn

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5 Tips for Landing Your First Job after College

Career Alley

Finding your first job after college can be a daunting task. Many college grads are astounded by the minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience expected for most positions, while others find that an entry-level salary in their field won’t pay the bills. College Grads Landing a job

How to Write your Resume Work History Section

Career Alley

Resume writing is truly an art and one should know how to promote oneself in front of the potential employers. Your resume should include relevant details and job experience matched to the job requirements. There are numerous resume formats and while each one has its own merits, you should know the importance of each one and decide which […].

9 Ways to Keep Your Job Net-Working

Competitive Resumes

Job networking is difficult because people expect so much to the point where it’s expectations are unrealistic. Click To Tweet. Widen the net.

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How to Get a Great Career Start with Janine Truitt and Chris Fields

Competitive Resumes

Very few job seekers who are students, graduates, careerists, or career-changers get a great career start. Living on Purpose! Living on Purpose!

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The Worst Possible Job Descriptions

Evil HR Lady

The language used to describe something can make a huge difference in our perceptions. Writer and fitness expert James Fell posted a request to “ badly explain your profession” on his Facebook Page. He described his own profession as: “I make ‘eat less, move more’ really complicated.”

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9 Snares In Your Job Search to Avoid

Competitive Resumes

Mouse traps are the simplest snares even a child can assemble. You can have the credentials and experience, but a faulty presentation ruins everything.

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Five Big Job Hunting Mistakes You’ll Want to Fix This New Year

Professional Resume Services

Executive resume writing services can help you avoid these costly mistakes. Not Knowing What Your Personal Market Value Is. Treat the ad as an ideal.

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How to use job descriptions to evaluate your resume

Cube Rules

Here is the frustrating question: “I need to redo my resume because I want a new job. What should I put in it?” So, I ask questions.

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If Job Applicants Treated Hiring Managers the Same Way Managers Treat Them

Evil HR Lady

I’m currently on vacation, so I’m posting this oldie but goodie. What would happen if job candidates treated you the way you treat them? You might be receiving letters such as this one? Dear Hiring Manager, Thank you so much for your interest in me for the position of Senior Technical Analyst for your company. Read This Letter.

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The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 2

Executive Career Brand

How to Define Your Unique Personal Brand. and Make It Memorable. In Part 1 of this series, I covered: Personal Branding Hype and Myths vs. Reality.

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Are You The Boss of You? Maybe It’s Time!

Ms. Career Girl

The post Are You The Boss of You? Maybe It’s Time! appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Ready For Different Results? What does success look like?

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Your Job Search Letters with Wendy Enelow

Competitive Resumes

Modernize Your Job Search Letters, Get Noticed…Get Hired is a compilation of sample job search documents. Let’s talk about it. Let’s talk about it.

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5 Ways To Further Your Career In 2017

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 Ways To Further Your Career In 2017 appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Noel Griffith. His bio follows.

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You’ve Got The Job! What’s Next?

Ms. Career Girl

The post You’ve Got The Job! What’s Next? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Here are some of the things to consider. Insurance. insuranc

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The Secret Weapon for Job-Winning Interviews

Executive Career Brand

I know. You think I’m going to tell you that the “secret weapon” is something like targeting. or personal brandin g. or proactive networking.

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The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 1

Executive Career Brand

How Personal Branding Makes You Stand Out. Make no mistake. In today’s challenging job search landscape, personal branding is required. Really?

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Top 5 Resume Trends In 2017

Career Realism

Top 5 Resume Trends In 2017. Related: 2016 Resume Trends – The New, The Now & What You Must Know. Here is a list of my top five 2017 resume trends.

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Can’t Remember Anything? Blame Your Shared Office Space

Evil HR Lady

We are all about collaboration and teamwork (and let’s be honest) saving money, so open office plans are extremely popular. Your coworkers are always available to share ideas, and in the case of a hotdesking environment, you can easily move to sit next to someone who can help you with your current project. And yet, lots of us hate it.

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Your Employees Inability to Speak up Is Costing Your Business Big Money

Evil HR Lady

Open door policies are pretty ubiquitous, but simply having the policy doesn’t mean people will actually speak their minds. That’s what the lack of open communication costs you, and here’s why: One in three employees say their culture does not promote or support holding crucial conversations. Stop and think about these numbers.

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8 Habits Of Happy Job Seekers

Career Realism

8 Habits Of Happy Job Seekers. Work It Daily. Who said job search had to be a huge downer? Not me! For most of us, job search is a part of life.

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Traveling For Work Tips and a Business Trip Packing List

Jobacle

Traveling for work is a huge part of many Americans’ day-to-day lives. What is traveling for work all about, how do […].

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What If an Employee Refuses to Answer Emails in the Evening?

Evil HR Lady

Nick Corcodilos, who writes at Ask the Headhunter , tackled a question from a reader who wanted to know if he was unreasonable for expecting to only work during business hours. Corcodilos comes down firmly on the side of the employee who wants to have some semblance of work-life balance by turning off his email in the evening. Then what?

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4 Signs You NEED To Change Careers

Career Realism

4 Signs You NEED To Change Careers. Work It Daily. In spite of those challenges, however, the time does come for some when the writing is on the wall.

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Why People Are The Key To Your Career Change (And How To Help Them Help You)

Career Shifters

There is no magic wand to career change; no one-size-fits-all answer to finding fulfilling work.

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7 Remarkable Ways Healthy Eating Has Changed Me Forever

Ms. Career Girl

The post 7 Remarkable Ways Healthy Eating Has Changed Me Forever appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Apart from water, of course! How, you ask? Great!

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5 Interview Hacks That Will Give You An Edge (No Confidence Required)

Career Realism

5 Interview Hacks That Will Give You An Edge (No Confidence Required). Work It Daily. How can you project confidence when you don’t feel it?

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How To Talk About Salary (Without It Being Awkward)

Career Realism

How To Talk About Salary (Without It Being Awkward). Work It Daily. Let’s talk about salary. This is going to be awkward. Always be prepared. Chill!

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7 Simple Habit Changes That Will GUARANTEE Professional Success In 2017

Career Realism

7 Simple Habit Changes That Will GUARANTEE Professional Success In 2017. Work It Daily. Habits. Having trouble following through on your goals?

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5 Mistakes That Lead To Low-Ball Salaries

Career Realism

5 Mistakes That Lead To Low-Ball Salaries. Work It Daily. Rule #1 of salary negotiation: the first offer is never the best one. Hold on! Be positive.

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Please Don’t Say These Things During Your Next Job Interview

Career Realism

Please Don’t Say These Things During Your Next Job Interview. Work It Daily. Every dream job starts somewhere. We EXPECT questions. Donnell.

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4 Things Recruiters Are Looking For When They Search You Online

Career Realism

4 Things Recruiters Are Looking For When They Search You Online. Work It Daily. Recruiters are lurking in the depths of your social media profiles.

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Savings Tips for Women in 2017

Ms. Career Girl

The post Savings Tips for Women in 2017 appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. After years of low interest rates, APRs are on the rise. Pay yourself first.

2017 39

The Secret to Helping Your Average Child Succeed

Evil HR Lady

Let’s face it: Your children are not likely to be above average. Unlike the people of Lake Wobegon , our kids follow a standard bell curve and that means most children will fall into the “average” category. Not brilliant. Not stupid. Just normal kids. Not being a genius, however, doesn’t mean your child can’t succeed.

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What To Consider Before Relocating For A Job

Career Realism

What To Consider Before Relocating For A Job. Work It Daily. Thinking about relocating for a job? Needing the job badly, he took it. After Want more?

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5 Career-Saving Tips for Female Attorneys

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 Career-Saving Tips for Female Attorneys appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. So what does it take? Ruthlessness? giant ego? Image credits.

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6 Easy Steps For Building A Defined Personal Brand

Career Realism

6 Easy Steps For Building A Defined Personal Brand. Work It Daily. A lot is being made of building a personal brand lately. Ready? Let’s go!

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