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5 Ways a Personal Blog Can Boost Your Career

Jobacle

When I first graduated from business school, I leveraged our school's alumni network to seek advice on securing my first job. Personal Branding.

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Become a Thought Leader in Your Industry: The Power of Social Media

Resume Bear

Social Media has become one of the most powerful influences on the global society to-date. Who is a Thought Leader? How Can Social Media Help? Blog it!

Talent Circles: Talent Networks Done Right

Blogging4jobs

Talent Network vs. Online Social Network. Why Rent Your Talent Community When You Can Buy? Talent Circles is a talent network done right.

The Psychology of Job Interviews: How To Prepare Mentally

The Undercover Recruiter

Tweet. Curriculum Vitae. The Interview. Often interviewers like to ask: “Where do you see yourself in ‘X’ years’ time?” Image credit Victor1558.

How to Make Your Resume Sell With Accomplishments

Career Rocketeer

The most problematic part of a resume for people seems to be crafting their accomplishments.  Resumes SEO1

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5 tips for business travel

Penelope Trunk

In the airport a fight attendant said to my six-year-old son, “Where are you going today?”. He said, “California.”. She said, “You’re a lucky boy!”.

FAKE EMAIL: Mark Zuckerberg Reaches Out to Sandberg for Input on the Instagram Deal.

HR Capitalist

Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg stated in an  interview  that she “walk[s] out of this office every day at 5:30 so I’m home for dinner with my kids at 6.”. We're waiting for the following past email to surface from Mark Zuckerberg to cause a big work/life balance stink: -. Sheryl -. I'm going to buy Instagram for 1B large. C.E.O.

10 Leadership Interview Questions

Resume Writing

As you get ready for your interview try to focus on what it is the employer needs solved. Why do they need this position filled? What is the issue? Then zero in on that need!  Also, make sure you want the job as well! Don’t exude desperation. That is not attractive in any setting. Here [.]. Interviews Job Search Strategies

How to Save Your Culture from a Merger

Water Cooler Wisdom

I recently attended a networking meeting in downtown Chicago, and a mergers & acquisitions attorney told me that his business was booming.    It seems that in 2012, consolidation is king. Given that I write this column, however, I immediately thought about the impact of all of these mergers on  organizational cultures.

“What if my former employer ignores my filed discrimination complaints?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: After a 7-1/2 year tenure, my position was eliminated. My employer offered me a severance package of two weeks per year, totaling 15 weeks. sent my employer a letter via email and certified mail, return receipt requesting 52 weeks of severance based on well-documented race/age discrimination and retaliation. No response, so I resigned.

should I ask for a more junior role since hiring for the job I want is on hold?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: During my lengthy job search, I have run into the following situation: I will get an interview, make a great impression with the hiring manager, and it seems to everyone that I’m a good fit for the job. This just happened to me for the third time (with different companies). feel this would be a win for both sides.

10 Leadership Interview Questions

Resume Writing

As you get ready for your interview try to focus on what it is the employer needs solved. Why do they need this position filled? What is the issue? Then zero in on that need!  Also, make sure you want the job as well! Don’t exude desperation. That is not attractive in any setting. Here [.]. Interviews Job Search Strategies

LinkedIn Profile Writing

RedStarResume

LinkedIn was created with the sole objective of promoting talents, skills, and products to millions of people around the globe.

Girls Gone WAHM

Ms. Career Girl

The concept of working at home is a lot easier today for mothers, thanks in large part to the Internet. Research shows that over 10.1 Are you a WAHM?

The Community Of Conferences

WorkEngagement

In April I’ve attended conferences in Zurich (European Association of Organizational Health Psychology) and San Diego California (Society of Industrial Organizational Psychology). Both events were occasions for entering a temporary community. An international conference brings together people with a shared … Continue reading →

Celebs with Glasses: Love or Hate?

Ms. Career Girl

I’ve been in need of contacts for a long time. And by a long time, I mean that I’ve probably been needing them for the last 5 years.

10 Leadership Interview Questions

Resume Writing

As you get ready for your interview try to focus on what it is the employer needs solved. Why do they need this position filled? What is the issue? Then zero in on that need!  Also, make sure you want the job as well! Don’t exude desperation. That is not attractive in any setting. Here [.]. Interviews Job Search Strategies

Looking for new job

Resumesimo

One of the most important aspects about finding a job is sending out the right kind of resume. Not only do the facts and numbers here need to be accurate but it also needs to send a message about the type of work environment you are used to and expect. boss or manager for example will play a key role in the overall work environment in any given job.

Learn how to say NO to your boss without actually saying it

Resumesimo

Your boss is someone whom you should generally always follow. There are times that you should clearly say no and there are even some times that your boss is looking for you to say no. The truth of the matter is that good employees may regularly say that two-letter word without ever letting it leave their lips.

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