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Why Education Matters

The Job Quest

How important is education to a career? BUT… I still find myself coming down on the side of education. Not necessarily.

How Do I Handle a Sabbatical?

The Job Quest

if you work in HR, head a committee that creates or updates the employee handbook for a nonprofit). Networking online and offline.

2015 64

A 10-Point Plan for Getting a Job When Moving

The Job Quest

Job Search Networking Resumes Education LinkedIn Recruiter Relocation Staying Current Strategies Survival Job VolunteerVolunteer.

2011 81

am I wrong to be insulted by this rejection letter?

Ask A Manager

Our committee has now reviewed all the applicants and you were not selected for the interview process. Unrealistic, I’d say. Come on.

Beefing Up the Resume vs. Hitting the Job Hunt Trail

The Job Quest

Serving on a committee or board of an organization. Job Search Resumes Blog Education Freelance VolunteerFreelancing. Blogging.

Networking 101: How To Establish References

Career Realism

Fortunately, references are more about quality than quantity,” said John Higgins, Vice President of Talent Management at Bridgepoint Education.

2014 61

Networking 101: How To Establish References

Career Realism

Establishing references can be really difficult, especially when you’re looking for a job and don’t seem to have a strong list of potential references.

7 Ways To Tailor Your Resume For A Leadership Position

Career Realism

Align Your Education & Extra Sections With A Leadership Focus. Are you a prime candidate for a mid- to senior-level leadership role? Not so.

I got into a fight with my husband’s coworker over their affair, stressed out over a volunteer group at work, and more

Ask A Manager

You might as well see it as an opportunity to educate him about something he’s clearly wondering about, which is ultimately better than having the disparity gnawing away at him without him having any context for it. 3. I’m stressed out over a volunteer group at work. It’s five answers to five questions. confronted my husband. short answers

2016 31

5 Job Search Tips For Teachers

Career Realism

Having a professional, attention-grabbing cover letter and portfolio can make all the difference in impressing a hiring committee. Mrs., etc).

4 Keys to Perfecting Your Interviewing Skills

Corn on the Job

The feedback I provide comes from my experiences on search committees, sitting in on interviews and researching the topic thoroughly.

Ask Yahoo’s Ex CEO If it’s Ok to Lie on Your Resume

Resume Bear

In February 2006, RadioShack Chief Executive David Edmondson resigned after admitting to lying about his educational background. John Feldmann.

How To Be The Leader Every Employer Wants

Career Realism

Volunteering for projects or committees is a good way to get started. You need to think about this ahead of time and prepare a good answer.

2013 56

Résumé Help: Career Change Strategy

Careers Done Write

She’s also skipped over the core of her actual professional experience and started with her role on a corporate diversity committee.

How to Get The Job You’ll Love [9 Simple Steps]

The Undercover Recruiter

Education:  Use a brief overview of your results history (e.g You wouldn’t go into an exam unprepared so why go job hunting unprepared? Simple.

2013 48

3 Steps To A Dollar-Driven Resume That Grabs An Employer’s Attention

Career Realism

You might find the traditional data—career titles, management assignments, projects, and education—aren’t enough anymore. Now, Resume career

2013 51

Six Tips for Healthy, Toxic-Free Living

Ms. Career Girl

The post Six Tips for Healthy, Toxic-Free Living appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post By Deanna Latson. Her bio follows.

Become Irresistible to Employers to Land Interviews

Resume Bear

Resumes have traditionally been used to communicate the facts of your education and training that qualify you for job openings.

2011 71

7 Must Read Job Interview Answers for College Grads


also participated in several extracurricular activities, including the Business Club and Social Action Committee.” ” 2. ” 3.

2014 40

The STAR Job Interview Technique


Several employees on the committee had served in similar positions and were one of the keys to our success. The format was free flowing. Action.

2007 31

5 Job Search Tips For Teachers

Career Realism

Having a professional, attention-grabbing cover letter and portfolio can make all the difference when trying to impress a hiring committee.

5 Job Interview Tips for Today’s Job Market

Career Alley

HR by Committee : It has become common practice for corporations to interview a candidate more than once and to do so with many participants. Interviewing with a committee is an entirely different dynamic than a one-to-one discussion. “ Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why. This is a Guest post.

Practitioner Spotlight: Joel Peterson, @joelyoh


Each week Blogging4Jobs will start highlighting current, former, or retired practitioners who are shaking things up in the HR space. Know Why HR?

Barrier-Breaking Women

Careers Done Write

She is also the first to chair a Senate committee and to preside over the Senate. Title IX of the Education Amendments bans sex discrimination in schools. Many cheered at the announcement that Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore have been admitted membership in the prestigious, formerly all male, private golf club. cheered too. Cabinet.

Women 54

A Résumé for Every Generation: Part 2 of 3

Careers Done Write

Participate in corporate committees. Move your education down to the end portion of the résumé Start with a strong profile that matches the needs of the target employer. Your résumé and your attitude should evolve over the years if you wish to stay relevant and in-demand in the workforce. You are on fire!

Engagement, Extrication, & Light Saber Leadership


Employee Committees. The committee is volunteer/hand selected.  Photo Credit Encompass Education. know what you are saying. 

10 Things to Bring With You Should Always Bring With You to an Interview

Jennifer Anthony

Education – bring a list of each school you attended, the address and the degree, or program studied. 6. By Erin Kennedy.

LinkedIn Skills And Experience Endorsements: A Credibility Problem?

Tim's Strategy

Continuing Education – The speed of change in today’s economy is faster than ever. This is a guest post by Greg Johnson.

Transform Your Resume into a Powerful Recruiter Magnet

Career Realism

recruiter’s job is to screen and deliver only the finest applicants to the employer. Unfortunately, nothing could be further from the truth.

The Great Employer/Employee Social Media Passwords Debate


Unfortunetly days later, the bill died and was referred back to the committee. They’re available anytime, all the time, 24/7. .

Spearheading a Strategic Social Corporate Responsibility Initiative

Ms. Career Girl

This grants individuals within the community the potential to be better educated and more adept at utilizing technology. Career Girl.

Create a Green Career for Earth Day

Career Key

Teachers can educate students in many ways about the environment that are relevant to their subject. You'll never know unless you ask.

how do I give a reference for my awful boss, employer will fire anyone who job-searches, and more

Ask A Manager

As a result, it’s likely that people from that department will come to our department to see him in action / ask us what he’s like to work with. (I work in education, so this isn’t as weird as it might be other industries.). It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. 1. How do I give a reference for my awful boss?

2016 13

Expedite Your Job Search With a Dollar-Driven Executive Resume

Jennifer Anthony

Perhaps you’ve been pulled into a steering committee or asked to analyze a crucial business process. Did you enjoy this?

How Successful Freelancers REALLY Get Started


In my case, three years as a teacher helped me forge professional relationships with educational institutions. Ready to freelance?

Young Veterans Are The Ones Most Likely to Be Jobless

Resume Bear

The BlS might also have added educational level to that statement. Late Thursday, the U.S. Senate passed a veterans jobs bill. percent. percent.

How to Write a Resume With Only A Little Bit of Effort

Jennifer Anthony

After that will be the career summary, your job experiences, and follow them up with education/credentials/professional development. Education is an important thing to list on your resume. By Erin Kennedy. The word “resume&# gives some people the shivers when they think about having to write one. Think of your brand.

Biographies – How To Use Them

Jennifer Anthony

Flesh out these events with any remarkable happenings in between or around your work and educational backgrounds, like accomplishments, professional development, or volunteer work, or personal details that were meaningful to you at the time. By Erin Kennedy. It is a mini life story, and a good one will take a little work on your part.

Changing Careers? Ask Yourself These Questions

Jennifer Anthony

You should educate yourself on your new position and find out as much as you can on the industry. As a proud member of CDI, NRWA, PARW, and AORCP, Erin also sits on CDI’s Credentialing Committee for new certification candidates and serves as a Mentor for CDI’s Member Mentoring Committee. By Erin Kennedy.

slow employee listening to podcasts, interviewing with a cold, and more

Ask A Manager

Working there became unpleasant, petty, and solely about me explaining my (totally justified) divorce over and over, up the ladder, and to bigger committees. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. 1. Slow employee is listening to podcasts while she works. We hired someone, Beth, a few months ago. How do I talk about this to her?