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12 Books of Christmas: Give The Gift of Reading

Ms. Career Girl

The post 12 Books of Christmas: Give The Gift of Reading appeared first on Ms. I imagine that someday in the not-too-distant future, traditional books will have met their demise. Sure, it’s nice to be able to carry dozens of books in something the size of a note pad.

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How To Organize Your Workday

Ms. Career Girl

The post How To Organize Your Workday appeared first on Ms. Here are a few simple steps to help keep you more organized at work. In my book, Organizing for Your Lifestyle , I stress the importance of planning. into common themes to help you organize your home.

2016 64

Reviews – The 5 Job Search Books You Should Read

Career Alley

Knowing which resume formats to use, leveraging keywords, etc. There must be hundreds of “how to write a resume” books out there, which are the best ones to use? Following are some reviews of the top 5 job search books to help your make your selection.

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6 Things You Can Learn From Your Job Search

Ms. Career Girl

I began my job search earlier this year and had a solid idea of the type of company I wanted to join and the skills I have to offer. With my vision set, I outlined a goal to network and submit for two opportunities per day in order to increase my chances of discovering my ideal fit.

2016 105

How to Quit Your Job: Now Only $2.99


After selling my ebook How to Quit Your Job independently for quite some time, I''ve decided to release it on Amazon -- and cut the price in half! You can download the book to your Kindle or Kindle app. This book is a MUST?READ."

7 Books for the New Business Leader to Add to Their Reading List


Something I’ve always done whenever I have taken a new job or consulting gig has been to immerse myself in books. I want to quickly absorb knowledge, information and resources so that I can hit the ground running. They are an assortment of personal and professional books.

2016 41

4 Must-Read Books if Your Sights Are At The Top

Ms. Career Girl

The post 4 Must-Read Books if Your Sights Are At The Top appeared first on Ms. While many doors are open now that were previously closed, we've not only "come a long way, baby," but we still have a long way to go. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.

2016 64

How to Use Your Blog for Today’s Job Search

Competitive Resumes

If you are thinking about starting a blog, find solutions to your questions at For this episode, as I have done in the past, suggest that you blog to help find opportunities. What are a few of the goals you’re trying to achieve in your career.

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Two Must-Read Books To Propel Your Travel Writing Career

Ms. Career Girl

The post Two Must-Read Books To Propel Your Travel Writing Career appeared first on Ms. I’ve thought about taking to the road. So I watch for sources of guidance about travel writing and how to make it work. How much magazines really pay.

2017 33

How to Recruit on LinkedIn – 15 Practical Tips [Free eBook]

The Undercover Recruiter

Wanted to let you know that our eBook “How to Recruit on LinkedIn – 15 Tips for your Profile, Networking & Branding” is available as a free download from today. They are all based on the training I do and the challenges most recruiters I speak to are facing.

The 50 Best Books for the Unemployed

Resume Bear

Being unemployed can be stressful, frustrating and depressing, especially in an economy where jobs are scarce, competition is fierce, and there doesn’t seem to be much change on the horizon…. The attitude shift could be just the change you need to get your life back on track.

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How To Be A Digital Influencer In 25 Steps #HRTechConf


So you want to be an influencer. Whether you follow Technorati for trends on what’s next in digital influence, or your aim is to be ‘discoverable’ as a social media influencer, you’re going to have to put in work to get there. Find conferences and events to attend.

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How To Deal With Energy Vampires: 8 Simple Tips

Personal Excellence Blog

Start Blog Reader Favorites Free Ebooks Products Coaching Store About | Contact | Forums How To Deal With Energy Vampires: 8 Simple Tips by Celes | Email to friend Originally written on Jun 23, 2009. How do you feel after your encounters with them?

Introducing…The Science of Successful Job Hunting [new book]

Mildred Talabi

Two weeks ago I asked for your help in choosing the cover of my new careers book , The Science of Successful Job Hunting. I’d like to thank everyone who took the time out to give me feedback on this blog, on LinkedIn , Facebook , Twitter and by email.

2014 35

How to Fire Someone and Have Them Thank You For it

Evil HR Lady

But sometimes it’s the right thing to do, and if you do the right thing in the right way, it can make everyone better off–even the person you just terminated. Firing is always horrible? Well, yes, it is.

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How to Kick Start Your Career Again

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Kick Start Your Career Again appeared first on Ms. It happens to the best of us. Whatever the reason, here are some tips to help you give your career a much-needed boost. The best way to tackle these problems is to see if you can shake things up a bit.

2016 46

How To Find A Job: When There Are No Jobs.

Resume Bear

His new 2012 edition of, “How To Find A Job: When There Are No Jobs” is an excellent job search book and a must read for anyone who is looking for a new job in the worst economy since the Great Depression. How To Find A Job: When There Are No Jobs.

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7 Ways a Book Club Boosts Your Life

Ms. Career Girl

The post 7 Ways a Book Club Boosts Your Life appeared first on Ms. By some estimates , 5 Americans gather together to discuss books every few weeks. Are you in a book club? Something To Look Forward To Each Month. Book Club Girls Are TOTAL Babes.

Help me choose the cover of my new book!

Mildred Talabi

Okay friends, I’ve come to a crucial stage in book number two and I need your help in moving forward! But before we come to that, a quick background on the journey so far in case this is your first time reading my blog – in which case, welcome! (If

2014 34

How to Quit Your Job: 50% Off Book


With an exciting new Jobacle book in the works, we've decided to offer a temporary price reduction on How to Quit Your Job: The Ultimate Guide to Leaving a Job Gracefully. How to Quit Your Job How to Quit a Job quit job quit without job two weeks notice

How To Prepare For Your Job Interview

Career Realism

Related: How To Prepare For A Job Interview. Here are seven steps anyone can follow to be the best-prepared candidate who gets the offer: #1 – Research. You want to find out everything you can about: Company size / location / finances / history. 2 – Create A Brag Book.

2015 60

How to Stay Positive in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

10 tips to conquer negative thoughts and keep moving forward. You’ll get your hopes up when you seem to be sailing through the interview process for a job you covet, only to learn they’ve chosen someone else. What a way to enter the job search landscape.

2016 99

How to Create a Social Recruiting Strategy

The Undercover Recruiter

To find out we recently had a chat with Andy Headworth who is the author of “Social Media Recruitment, How to Successfully Integrate Social Media into Recruitment Strategy” as well as the Managing Director of Sirona Consulting.

2015 34

Do You Know Your Story?

Ms. Career Girl

How to figure out your story. How did you prevail? Did it become a turning point for you, leading you to where you are now? If you’re in a tough spot, it may be time to ask for assistance. I sought guidance to become a better version of myself.

2016 60

Book Review: Why Good People Can’t Get Jobs

Hiring Technical People

It’s related to John Sumser’s series, the Hiring Paradox. I’ve long believed that we have hiring managers who don’t understand: how to analyze a job , write a job description or ad , how to interview, etc. Capelli has data to prove there is no war for talent. There’s not much you have to do to change this, if you are having trouble hiring people. Workers aren’t willing to take jobs at going wages.

2013 33

How to change a habit

Penelope Trunk

If you want to make a change in your life you need to change something in your routine. Gretchen Rubin writes a lot about this in her book about habits , which I read to figure out how to stop eating when I’m anxious.

2016 37

How to be enchanting

Penelope Trunk

So much of the world is based on how much people like you. Whichever of the four candidates who the hiring manager most wants to hang out with all day is the one who gets the job. A lot of being enchanting, I’m sorry to tell you, is how you look.

2013 50

how to appear smart in meetings

Ask A Manager

The following is an excerpt from Sarah Cooper’s new book, 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings , which I read and thought was so hilarious that I sought permission to share some of it here. Order your own copy of 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings !

2016 45

10 Things Productive People Do Before 10 a.m.

Ms. Career Girl

You might want to reconsider. This connection between waking up early and how much work gets done is no coincidence. Early morning is the best time to be productive. You don’t have to wake up this early, but it does free up a few hours where nothing is expected of you.

2016 82

How to Bridge an Employment Gap

The Job Quest

Sadly, some employers make broad-based generalizations regarding employment gaps and may use that to screen out candidates. Fortunately, there are others who value what the candidate brings to the table , despite an applicant’s employment status.

2015 64

How To Modernize Your Job Search

Career Realism

My first outplacement client uttered a phrase I heard over and over as I helped clients transition from a layoff to a new position: “I’ve never actually looked for a job. They’ve always come to me.”. You know what else that first outplacement client said to me? “I

2015 49

5 Recommended Books for Building a Professional Network


The short story is that, at its core, business is about people talking to people. Sure, technology has removed the need to get up close and personal for a growing percentage of today’s business transactions, but it’s still about relationships and establishing contact.

How to Build Personal Brand Content for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Executive branding encompasses personal and business attributes, and zeroes in on your leadership qualities that drive high-performing teams to deliver (or over-deliver) on goals, increase profitability, boost productivity, decrease expense, etc. Here’s how to pull it all together.

2015 114

Announcing: Upcoming Release of All-New The Personal Excellence Book!! (and How To Get 15% Off)

Personal Excellence Blog

That’s because I’ve been very busy working on the release of the all-new The Personal Excellence Book, Volumes 1 and 2! What is The Personal Excellence Book? The Personal Excellence Book (TPEBook) is the collection of the all-time classics at The Personal Excellence Blog.

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4 Ways to Influence People and Gain Prestige

Ms. Career Girl

The post 4 Ways to Influence People and Gain Prestige appeared first on Ms. You may not notice, but you are probably trying to influence people many times a day, every day. List all the projects you have worked on and everything you have achieved in an effort to look like an expert?

2016 80

How to Find Your True Calling

Resume Bear

“I’ve read all the self-help books, seen career professionals, and taken all the assessments and I still don’t know what I want or how to get there. Everyone is in a rush to “get there” and they trip themselves up with simplistic steps and inevitable disappointments.

Secret to Answering Personal Life ?s During Holidays

Ms. Career Girl

The post Secret to Answering Personal Life ?s On any given holiday gathering with your ( sometimes dysfunctional ) family and friends, you can bank on one thing: people are going to ask about your personal life. Here are some examples: School: “How’s school going?”.

2016 61

Really, BUY this book.

Job Stalker

As those of you have been reading The Job Stalker over the past year and a half will know, I've plowed through a LOT of job-search books, and discussed them in here. One of the best features of this book is that it's completely fresh.

2007 24

How to Create a Pinterest Worthy Office

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Create a Pinterest Worthy Office appeared first on Ms. Pinterest is overflowing with stunning desk setups, and the great thing about this interior project is you don’t need a tonne of space to get creative and create a beautiful home workplace.

2016 34

How To Successfully Talk About Failure In A Job Interview

Career Realism

We all want to talk about our successes in a job interview, but employers persist in asking us about our failures. Related: How To Answer, ‘Have You Ever Been Fired?’. Potential employers want to know how we handle situations that don’t go our way.

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