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How Pinterest Can Help Boost Your Career

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According to the Internet news blog Mashable, Pinterest is social media’s rising star. Pintrest career image  from Shutterstock.

Are You Making the Top 3 LinkedIn Profile Errors?

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Are You Making the Top 3 LinkedIn Profile Errors? Here are 9 flawless reasons to subscribe to our blog. Enjoying this article?

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Michael Trust

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Michael derives his biggest professional joy in life from watching the proverbial “light bulb” turn on in his clients’ heads as he’s coaching them.

The Resume as Part of Your Social Media Job Search Campaign

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Vargas Contrary to what you have heard, the resume still has its place in this web 2.0 Twitter? That’s for another blog.) world.

Tips for Avoiding Conflict in the Workplace

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Instantly, the phone rang. She listened politely, seemed genuinely interested in the root cause of my ire, and we hung up the phone.

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Presenting a Consistent Image During Your Job Search

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The objective of this communication strategy is to make sure your message gets across. Here are 9 flawless reasons to subscribe to our blog.

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7 Surprising Reasons You Didn't Get a Call Back for that Job

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While I always feel it’s best to ask the hiring manager what went wrong, do a little self-analysis first. You didn’t sell yourself. Smile.

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Help! I Can't Land an Interview

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Vargas The bills are piling up. Ironically, although the job market is challenged, usually there are blocks in a job search. cheers!

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How To Break the Tie – When You're One of Two Great Candidates

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If it comes down to two (or even three) finalists, the intangibles are likely to make or break the deal. How do you find a job today?

2010 53

Best Of The Blog – New Resume Ideas

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So what’s the resume for anyway?  It is still the single most asked for document in the job search process.  Tomorrow.

5 Questions to Ask BEFORE You Start Your Job Search

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The perfect timing for you to start your search is before you begin feeling a desperate need to get out of your current position. With a B.S.

2010 58

How to Create Your Unique Career Plan

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However, it is a step that is vital to ensure you are focused on your career objectives and are taking the right steps along the journey to get there.

Networking Advice: 5 Ways to Make Networking Work for YOU!

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How does talking to people about the fact you don’t have a job get you a job? But…get over the fear! What exactly does that mean, though?

2010 58

What NOT to Do in an Interview

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My colleague was interested to observe the wide variety of people who applied for a low-paying, part-time position. Not so! Digg it!

2010 55

Managing Your Online Brand and Digital Dirt

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On the other hand, there may be information floating around about you you’d rather was not shared with everyone in the world.

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4 C's to Career Success

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First, focus on the 4 C’s of Success: clarity, commitment, confidence, competence. 1. It’s not hard, but you need to do it right.

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How To Comment On A Blog Post

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And, in truth, we all have varying experience in knowing what to do online.  A few years ago, I was quite the newbie. Great blog. Absorb.

Single Most Important Career Question to Ask Yourself

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What may seem vague and somewhat insignificant to you usually is one of the first things that an employer looks for when evaluating candidates.

2010 58

5 Key Steps to a Cover Letter that Opens Doors

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In fact, some surveys of HR professionals and recruiters have suggested the cover letter—instead of the resume—is what really gets read!

Are You a Job Hopper? 3 Reasons Why You Can't Stick it Out

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If the description above rings true for you, there could be several things going on. Here are 9 flawless reasons to subscribe to our blog. 3.

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Career Management: Defining the Process and Purpose

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In order to get the most out of your career, you have to put some effort into caring for it. The map isn’t set in stone. Spot on! Thanks!

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Avoiding Jargon and Acronyms on Your Resume

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The situation is so bad, every day she writes down a list of terms she doesn’t grasp and asks her assistant to explain them. Type Keywords HERE.

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Breaking Bad News to the Boss

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What I am now doing is completely different, so do I try to make the transition within my company, or start fresh elsewhere? Dear J.T.

2010 25

Is Your Resume Ready for a Recruiter?

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You received a call out of the blue from a recruiter who wants to see your resume quickly. Thanks for the timely article, Laura.

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Best Of The Blog – Successful Interviewing

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Momentum that propels you to the finish line. How are you in the first five minutes? The First Five Minutes. And a few of mine.

An Action Tip for Dealing with Procrastination

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Make that call today; get it behind you and feel the surge of energy that results from getting it done. Keep the process moving forward.

2010 16

Personal Branding: How Well Are You “Branded” Amongst Your Contact.

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Try the following idea every once in a while to “research&# and confirm your brand awareness : 1. You’ve made a referral request.

Facebook: The Untapped Job Board

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Open jobs are sometimes posted there before they make it onto the company’s regular web site. Click here » to read more articles by this expert.

What a Cover Letter Hook Might Encompass

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writers for press releases and sales letters) will be the first to tell you your material needs a hook. For example, mentioning, “Mr.

When Your Personal Brand Outshines the Corporate Brand

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Legal risk, perceived risk for the company and its own brand. Social media gives everyone a platform to clear the air. Ignorance.

Career Development Feedback? Or Feed-forward?

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Marshall Goldsmith coined the term “feedforward&# as an alternative to feedback. Here are 9 flawless reasons to subscribe to our blog.

2010 13

5 Benefits of Creating an Online Portfolio

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Creating your portfolio website allows you to share and showcase your work easily with the employers you’d like to work for. 1. Flavors.me 2.

Don Goodman

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graduate of the Wharton School of Business and Stanford University’s Executive Program, Don has helped thousands of people secure their next job.

Mandy Cooley

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Blue Sky Resumes Samples Our Process Our Services Free Resume Help About Blog Blue Sky Blog Blue Sky is social! Twitter Facebook LinkedIn RSS So Much Bad Resume Advice, So Little Time 10 / 20 / 09 Written by Louise Fletcher Comments 13 Tweet it! Which brings me to your resume and the reason for writing this post. So true.

Do You Dread the Phone Interview or Networking Call?

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Do You Dread the Phone Interview or Networking Call? If you’re calling to network, be sure the time is good for the other party.

How to Stop Your Resume from Becoming Spam

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flat text) Many of the words above could easily relate to common spam schemes like pharmaceuticals, obscene text, online scams, and the like. 

Dawn Rasmussen

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CAREEREALISM is an invaluable resource for job seekers to find the information needed to take their job search to the next level.

Potential Reasons Why You're Not Getting Hired

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The fact is there is about a 6:1 ratio of job applicants for each available position (March 2010). Thus, the competition is much more stiff.

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Career Transitions: Blank Pages Waiting to Be Filled

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Transitioning into a new career is more than just polishing up your résumé and beginning the job search. Do you value adventure? Excellence?