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Have You Looked At Your Credit Report?

Professional Resume Services

Among the rest of the things you need to do before that job interview, looking at your credit report is up there in priority. Here’s why it should be done before that job interview: The Fair Credit Reporting Act is the federal law covering the whole issue.

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The State of the Internship in 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

The State of the Internship in 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC]. Infographics Internships InternMatch internship report What does the internship economy really look like?

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The State Of Hiring 2014 [Infographic]

Career Realism

From 2012 to 2014, the adoption of mobile career sites increased by over 65%, but 80% of companies still don’t have a mobile optimized career site! How To Use Employment Reports For Your Career. The post The State Of Hiring 2014 [Infographic] appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

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Report from my own happiness lab

Penelope Trunk

After about a decade of doing research on happiness , I realize that my favorite research comes from university labs that use self-reported data. Most of our happiness lab research is based on self-reported data about who feels happy. I can self-report just as well as anyone else.

14 Career Tasks for 2014

Cube Rules

Time to close up 2013 and start looking at 2014. When I think about 2014, I want to come up with actionable, doable tasks that will help your career and job performance. Improve your status reporting to your manager. The simple status report can become a powerful way to consistently show your work to your manager and provide the documentation needed for your performance review. Take your status reports home. What have you decided to do in 2014 to help your work?

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Nearly Half of Employers Plan to Offer Grads Signing Bonuses in 2014

Resume Bear

Nearly half of the respondents to the Job Outlook 2014 survey have plans to offer signing bonuses to Class of 2014 college graduates. percent plan to offer signing bonuses to 2014 bachelor’s degree graduates. NACE will release the Job Outlook 2014 report in the fall.

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Single Disengaged Worker Costs Company $4,621 in Lost Revenue in 2014


We tend to drop the ball helping these new employees transition because we are busy with reports, conference calls or whatever fire that needs our attention today. To put that in better perspective, there are 119,000,000 full time employees employed in the US as of June of 2014.

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Apply Out Of Your League

Ms. Career Girl

If you’ve built an excel tool or established a monthly report, black out or remove the confidential company information and show it as an example of what you can do (only if it’s legal!). The post Apply Out Of Your League appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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Best Ways and Places to Research Your Target Employers

Executive Career Brand

SEC – Reports on public companies.

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Job Search – There Must be an App for That – Part 5 of 5

Career Alley

In 2006, ExecuNet ( Growing Number Of Job Searches Disrupted By Digital Dirt ) reported that 77% of recruiters surveyed use search tools to learn more about candidates. photo credit: DaveLawler via photopin cc.

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Work from Home? Read these 5 tips on how to do it better.

Ms. Career Girl

Once I moved on to the corporate world and reported to work closer to at 8 a.m., A few of my favorites are: Mellow Indie, Your Spring Fling and 2014 Festival Headliners.

Learn To Stand Up for Yourself this New Year 2014 (My Response to an Online Hate Comment Against Me)

Personal Excellence Blog

So I undid the “delete” and posted the following response: Unfortunately YouTube automatically removes any reported comment, so the original comment has been removed from the video thread.

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Your Boss Is More Important Than the Company You Work For


I know from personal experience that when I reported to a boss I was aligned with ideologically and who trusted me, I performed very well and kept getting promoted and promoted. But there were other bosses with whom those alignments just were not there, and after a while we separated—at times voluntarily and at other […] The post Your Boss Is More Important Than the Company You Work For appeared first on WorkAlpha. Interview Boss Workplace

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Sexism, Jill Abramson’s Firing, and How it Impacts Your Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

As of this writing on May 19th, 2014, neither Abramson or any representatives from the Times have responded to a request for comment. In April of 2013, anonymous reports began to emerge that Abramson was very unpopular with her staff, and that tensions in the Times were high.

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The Most Stressful Jobs of 2014

Corn on the Job

These factors accounted for professionals such as Events Coordinators, Public Relations Executives and Newspaper Reporters. Newspaper Reporter.

Tips for Getting Your Finances in Order

Ms. Career Girl

Get yourself a credit report: This is an important part of auditing your finances. A credit report will give you an idea of whether you can expect to borrow significant amounts of money from lenders. There is no time like the present for getting your finances in order.

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Small Business Created 108,000 Jobs in December

Resume Bear

Infographics Job Market jobs infographic employment jobs report Small Business Employment in nonfarm private small business payrolls rose 108,000 in December on a seasonally adjusted basis, accounting for 45% of employment gains across all payroll size groups.

7 Steps To Building Relationships With Recruiters On LinkedIn

Career Realism

Indeed, recruiters themselves report that they have a superabundance of great candidates and too few jobs to place folks into. Millions of job seekers who previously worked with recruiters to land great jobs are now finding that those same recruiters are overwhelmed with great candidates.

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5 Things Successful Job Seekers Do Before Applying For A Job

Career Realism

I like to gather feedback from people who I reported to as well as people who reported to me. There are very few things that a job seeker can control in the job search, but choosing to apply for a job is one of them.

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35 Resume Filenames Recruiters Won’t Respond To


Looks like an anti-virus report. CorriculoRecruitment (@CorriculoRec) May 3, 2014. What if you’re accidentally aiming for the resume black hole?

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4 Things That Destroy Job Interviews

Career Realism

Depending on the size of the company, you can also use for detailed information that’s been reported from former or current employees. Job interviews have never worried me. It’s actually something I’m really good at.

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6 Things Job Seekers Do That Hiring Managers LOVE

Career Realism

If you have a portfolio, Slideshare, CredHive, links to documents, spreadsheets, reports, project plans, ideas, and presentations from Dropbox, send them. The prospect of bringing someone onto the team is one that is exciting and full of possibility. I love talking with candidates.

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I Read  #GIRLBOSS And You Should Too

Ms. Career Girl

Don’t lose sight of the little things, and when someone (such as a direct report) tries to make you compromise your own moral/standards code, think about whether you should be compromising them instead.

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Protecting Your Identity While Job Hunting

Career Alley

You can also freeze your credit reports, making it much harder for ID thieves to open accounts with your name, social security number, or other information. Nineteen people become victims of identity theft every minute of every day, according to

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The Secret To Being A Great Manager

Career Realism

As a manager and leader, how fast you get promoted and climb the corporate ladder will be directly related not to the authority you’ve been given, but the authority and respect that you’ve EARNED with people, whether they report to you or not.

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5 actions to take before starting your job search

Cube Rules

This is stuff like your performance reviews, SMART goals, status reports and kudos about the work you do. Once you make a decision to go find another job, many people immediately start applying for new jobs. After all, you’ve been told to start. I wouldn’t. Instead, I’d make sure I’d have done the following five actions before making that first application. Of course, I’d get all of them done in less than a week, but one still needs to get them done.

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How To Manage Without Being Mean (Is It Possible To Not Be Pushy?)

Career Realism

Remember what it felt like to go to work every day, knowing you had to report to someone who didn’t value your contributions and didn’t respect you as a person. Think about the worst boss you ever had.

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7 Strategies For Dealing With Stress More Effectively

Career Realism

A report from the American Institute of Stress indicates that (1) 40% of American adults experience negative health effects that are the result of stress, and (2) between 70%-95% of the visits made to our family doctors are the result of stress-related complaints.

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A Strategy for Increased Work Engagement


Those who reported a strong congruence of their actual work with their valued work tended to be more engaged a year later. Inactivity is not the answer. Reducing demands does not mean sitting around with nothing to do. Idleness would not do much for your career profile.

6 Tips To Ace Your Phone Interview

Career Realism

Check if the manager you will be reporting to participates in LinkedIn groups and discussions, and see if you have anything in common. If your resume has made it into the ‘YES’ pile , then the first thing a company will do is a phone screening.

What Causes Conflict in the Workplace?

Ms. Career Girl

As Forbes reports , a Pew research poll shows that 51 percent of women believe sexism is still present in our society. In some cases, female workers are afraid to report incidents to supervisors for fear of backlash from the offending parties.

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3 Things HR Looks For In An Employee

Career Realism

Seventy per cent of employers in the UK and 58 per cent in the US see “ intercultural skills as very important ” according to a report by Booz Allen Hamilton, Ipsos Public Affairs and the British Council.

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Excluded from a Client Meeting

Careers Done Write

Then he tells me and another person that he knows we are swamped with the rollout report and we don’t have to go. Knowing you are under pressure to complete the reports, he’s being considerate to release you from the obligation.

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5 Things You Should Be Doing In Your Job Search

Career Realism

Get Press By Helping A Reporter Out. During a job search, you might wonder what you should be doing in addition to writing up resumes and going on interviews. Related: 5 Things You Should Be Doing If You’re Unemployed. Here are some ideas: 1. Leverage Online Word Cloud Generators.

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Overcoming Your Career Fear: Public Speaking

Career Realism

Are you terrified at the thought of making a public presentation or being called upon to offer a report in front of your peers? In fact, some people have turned jobs down and students have dropped out of classes because they dreaded making presentations or offering oral reports.

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3 Signs Your Career Is At A Standstill

Career Realism

Think for instance that you’re in the news reporting sector and your aim is to be the news anchor, which you’re next in line for. Don Goodman’s firm was rated as the #1 Resume Writing Service in 2013 & 2014.

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4 Tools That Will Improve Office Efficiency

Career Realism

Data Pine is a program that allows you to report, view, and share data throughout your office efficiently and hassle-free. Every manager wants to ensure that their office is running as efficiently as possible.

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SideHustle Inspiration: Interview with the Founders of PijonBox

Ms. Career Girl

I too have always enjoyed the creation of new things, and working at an agency taught me so much about how to work with clients, manage direct reports, present and collaborate. These guys put a whole new meaning to the phrase “sending love”!

2014 56

Connected! 6 Quick Tips For Better Online Networking

Career Realism

The road to building report with, admittedly, total strangers is one few travel because, let’s face it, intimidation and the threat of rejection are all too real. The search for employment will thrill you, frustrate you, and ultimately lead you to the career you are meant to pursue.

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The #HRBasics Guide to OSHA Workplace & Safety Reporting


Companies are required to report any incident orally that results in the death of an employee or any employee form a work-related incident or in-patient hospitalization of three or more employees as a result of a work-related incident within eight hours. Thought my efforts, however, I obtained some much-needed information after I realized one of my employees reported 8 separate worker’s compensation incidents in 3 years.

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