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Online Reputation and Your Search for a New Job

Resume Bear

That being said, it only takes one online slip up to mess up an otherwise impressive resume during an employer background check.

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New Year Resolutions Professionals SHOULD Make

Ms. Career Girl

What resolutions should you be making in the new year? When the calendar flipped to 2012, it ushered in a new year of potential and possibilities.

Post-College Career Searching in Tough Economic Times

Resume Bear

Career searching is a daunting task under the best of circumstances. Attracting Attention. Don’t allow your students to make excuses.

How To Be Happy: 10 Timeless Principles for Lasting Happiness

Personal Excellence Blog

Quick announcement : Our LA meet-up  for PE readers is ON , and it’ll be this Saturday, Jan 14, 1:30pm at Sage Organic Vegan Bistro!

5 Things to Consider When Writing Your Resume

Corn on the Job

Check out  resume examples  on his site to improve your resume. Today’s resumes are different from resumes that were written just a decade ago.

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How To Deal With A Difficult Boss

Jobacle

Have you got a difficult boss? Do you find it hard to work with your boss or feel that you cannot do anything right? Be specific. Take Responsibility.

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How Employers View Your Online Presence

Career Rocketeer

It’s common to hear, these days, about how important a strong online presence can be in a job search… and it is! It’s highly likely, in today’s job market, that at some point in the hiring process, a potential employer will look you up on LinkedIn and “Google” your name to see what they find. [.]. Personal Branding SEO1

College Degree – Is it Helping You?

Professional Resume Services

Since the job economy is dismal at best, there are a large number of people who are out of work and have been out of work for a long time. For many employed workers, they are working in a field totally unrelated to their college degree. So, is it helping? Statistics show that those with

Don't Think Googling Candidates is Fair? A Cautionary Tale.

HR Capitalist

I know, I know.  I should be concerned about Googling candidates.  After all, as many of you have pointed out to me, there are privacy issues, and dammit, what a person does elsewhere in their life shouldn't matter if they can do the job. So, I Google anyway, and many of you disagree.  I'm a pig - I'll own it. KD : Educate me, brother. KD: And?

Top 5 Toughest Interview Questions Executive Job Seekers Should Be Prepared to Answer

Boomers Next Step

You’ve worked with an Executive Marketing Expert to create a successful strategy to find a new executive-level job or C-level position. You’ve re-done your resume, and repackaged your skill set to sell yourself to the search committees, HR directors, and recruiters. You’ve been found.

LinkedIn Networking: Are You a LION, Cat or Mouse?

The Undercover Recruiter

There is no denying that LinkedIn is one powerful tool for networking, business development and word-of-mouth marketing. Open Networker (or LION).

Structure: Is It Missing In Your Job Search?

Tim's Strategy

And it’s a big fat truth for anyone else out there trying to build a consulting practice , start a small business or succeed in a sales career.

tips for new grads entering the workforce

Ask A Manager

Over at U.S. News & World Report today, I’ve got tips for new grads who are entering the workforce. From not deciding to dislike the boss just because your friend does, to never saying the words “my bad,” I’ve got everything you need to know right here. students

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Leaving Your Job? Leave Your ID Badge, Bathroom Key and Twitter Handle at the Door

Career Solvers

Here the court ruled that LinkedIn connections do not qualify as trade secrets because LinkedIn connections are easily derived from public information.

God Has No Place in the Workplace

Blogging4jobs

Employees Rights to Religion at Work. To exclude any employees from practicing their religious freedom would be a form of religious discrimination.

how honest are employers about reasons for rescinding a job offer?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: How honest are companies about their reasons for rescinding a job offer? applied at a large multi-national company, ran through 3 interviews, and ended with the HR recruiter sending me an email that they were waiting on my background check to complete and that she was going to call me the next day with the intent of making an offer.

Love and Work Together? True?

Resume Writing

Do you agree with the following statement? You have the right to love what you do and do what you love.” Are you feeling just a little bit guilty about believing this or wanting to buy-in? If you are, you are not alone. But…are we correct in feeling a bit guilty or are we  just [.]. Job Search Strategies

Green Career Tip: Where to Get a Green Job - Infographic

Green Career Central

Resource: Where to Get a Green Job Infographic. Why This Resource Caught My Eye When I first saw this resource I loved the visual nature of this infographic and its ability to share a great deal of information in a very concise manner. Some graphics are based on data over a ten year period ending in 2007. Green Career Tip

Love and Work Together? True?

Resume Writing

Do you agree with the following statement? You have the right to love what you do and do what you love.” Are you feeling just a little bit guilty about believing this or wanting to buy-in? If you are, you are not alone. But…are we correct in feeling a bit guilty or are we  just [.]. Job Search Strategies

“Like” Me

Blogging4jobs

Like Me! I sat on my couch munching the contents of a bag of regular Tostitos. Chips and a movie, this time? Bring the consumer to you. Chance. Growth.

6 Simple Intentions Can Change the Way Things Turn Out

Career Realism

What is your platform for career success? How do you create the best environment and conditions for your intentions to come true? Tell me! To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Choosing a Career Path advice career change expert job path search

Goal Setting

WorkEngagement

As we step into the new calendar year and, for many organizations, the first quarter of the fiscal year many of us are starting to think about goals for the coming year.

Top Picks for Job Search – Companies on “The List”

Career Alley

“ Anything worth doing, is worth doing right. ” – Hunter S. Thompson. So when you look for job opportunities, do you just do a search based on job openings or do you have a “list”? If you are now thinking “what list?” ” then this post is for you. Use the drop down box to put in your state. Visit me on Facebook.

Breaking into a Hedge Fund Career

Careers Done Write

You are looking forward to life on the buy-side. What can you expect? Make sure you understand the rigors of the position.

Secret to 2012 Career Success: Commitment

Career Realism

Looking for a positive career change in 2012? Chances are if you start committing, career success will find you versus you trying to seek it. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Climbing the Ladder advice career expert happy job promotion search success

Make your boss your friend

Resumesimo

Most employees would like to be able to see their supervisor as a friend or confidant. While this does not mean you have to grill burgers on the weekend, it is important that your boss likes you and finds you approachable. Here’s a hint, buying an apple for his desk isn’t on the list. 1. Follow the Rules. Be on Time. Stay Busy.

To Temp Or Not To Temp.

Job Stalker

This has been a relatively lively week – my current freelance work for a local business development agency has expanded, including some grant writing/research work and consultation on their Facebook pages. However, I did lose a major corporate assignment, which leads me to ponder one question in my job search… To Temp or Not To Temp.

wee answer Wednesday: 7 more short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

It’s wee answer Wednesday! Here we go… 1. How can I relay our manager’s request to a peer? work in a retail setting and with the company I work for there are several positions of “manager.” So just be matter-of-fact about it: “Hey, Jane, Joe asked if you’d do X.” How do I get employers to call me?

New Approved Career Expert: Susan Ruhl

Career Realism

Susan Ruhl and her quick wit, combined with more two decades of operational and management experience, have made her a highly successful consultant. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. HP_Featured_Left advice career coach expert job search

New Approved Career Expert: Kristin Johnson

Career Realism

Kristin Johnson, owner of Profession Direction, is a five-time certified career writer, job search coach, and social media consultant. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Young Professional advice career coach expert job search

#1 Reason You’re Avoiding Career Mania 2012

Career Realism

If you haven't signed up to participate in Career Mania 2012 yet, there is only one reason why: fear. Please let me explain what I mean. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Job Search advice career expert job mania search