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7 Secrets to Get a Job Using Social Media – do you know them?

Resume Bear

Tooth Fairy, Santa Clause, The Baby Stalk and mailing resumes to HR. As an older worker do you ever feel that all the good fantasies are dead?

Job Seeker Creates Incredible QR Code Video Resume

Corn on the Job

The creativity of job seekers continues to surprise, impress, and inspire me. Sweet QR Code Video Resume.

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One Size Does Not Fit All

The Job Quest

There’s little wonder why so many people dread shopping for clothes. Rarely does anything fit right. Except it’s not that simple.

How 4 events in the 4th quarter impact your career

Cube Rules

photo credit: James Young Art. Your career has a harsh teacher. Let’s take a look. Budgets are determined for the following year. Wrong.

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Office Etiquette: Do You Know the Basics?

Career Realism

Most of us likely have mastered table manners by now (or at least know not to talk with a full mouth). But what about office etiquette? To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Climbing the Ladder advice career etiquette job office promotion Workplace Advice

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8 Signs That You Suck At Job Search

reCareered

It's frustrating to realize you suck at something. but most of you suck at job search. It's especially frustrating when you're really good at your job, but because you suck at job search, you're having trouble finding a new job. Here are 8 signs. Continued at [link].

4-Point Survival Guide for Adult Interns

Jobacle

You stormed the interview, got the internship, and feel like you are over the moon. Congrats!

Taking a Lower-Level Position – 4 Things to Know

Jennifer Anthony

By Don Goodman. It’s easy to conclude that taking a lower-level position means putting the brakes on the career track or even taking a step back, but in fact, there can be a lot to gain in such a decision. Sometimes you have to take a step back in order to take a step forward in your career. Will I be happier with the position?

Here's How to Use Social Media for Retention Purposes.

HR Capitalist

I had the pleasure of leading a panel on Monday at the Halogen Software User Conference in Atlanta. And yes, that's the panel holding hands.

Taking a Lower-Level Position – 4 Things to Know

Jennifer Anthony

By Don Goodman. It’s easy to conclude that taking a lower-level position means putting the brakes on the career track or even taking a step back, but in fact, there can be a lot to gain in such a decision. Sometimes you have to take a step back in order to take a step forward in your career. Will I be happier with the position?

4 Ways HR Can Overcome Your Shitty Workplace

Blogging4jobs

According to John P. Dialogue.  Sometimes as managers we forget that a communication is a two-way conversation.  Gratitude.  Survey the Troops. 

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Six Tips for Getting More Respect at Work

Career Makeover Coach

Respect is an important part of the way we live. However in today's society, respect is often seen as an afterthought. And unfortunately this same attitude carries over into the world of work. Change How You Work Makeover Your Image Winning at Work integrity Jersey Shore Respect tag1 The Golden Rule work relationships

should I respond to this candidate who’s questioning why I rejected her?

Ask A Manager

Considering how many resumes go out into the black hole at other companies, I feel this is a good way of providing feedback to applicants. A few weeks ago, I received a resume from a candidate who indicated she was applying for a management position that was advertised that past month. ” Do you respond to an email like this? It baffles me.

Leaders Honor Their People

Learning Voyager

We have all read the quote from ancient Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu about a leader, but have we ever read the entire quote? Here it is. ~ A leader is best when people barely know that he exists, not so good when people obey and acclaim him, worst when they despise him. Fail to honor people, They fail to honor you. Let that sink in, folks.

PalmPilot vs. Outlook. Yep, It’s Just Part of Life.

Blogging4jobs

The search firm where I worked used the Palm calendaring system and while I had it on my office PC, I hadn’t quite converted it to home or hand.

Using Keywords to Reinforce Your Executive Resume

Career Rocketeer

Creating an interview-worthy executive resume can be daunting to say the least. There are many guidelines you’ll want to keep in mind along the way in order to ensure you secure the attention of recruiters and hiring managers who read your document. One key factor to strengthen your resume is incorporating the right keywords. Resumes Ad1 SEO1

Attitude is everything-Job Hunters

Guerrilla Job Hunting

Jason Goldberg (aka JGo), CEO of Jobster an online referral firm, has discovered a site that allows you to rate your recruiter. Uh-oh! Here it is: The Recruiter-Rater Canadian Headhunter. It’s rarely the best qualified that win the most coveted positions.    It’s often the person who displays the best attitude. Define yourself. 2.

should managers give job candidates unsolicited feedback?

Ask A Manager

In response to an earlier post , commenter L P asked: How do people feel about the idea of providing unsolicited feedback? I run HR at a small company and receive between 50 and 100 resumes a year. Some of these have been truly awful – including portrait photos, flower borders, no order to previous experience list, poor formatting etc. hirin

Knowledge and Understanding – For the Good.

Blogging4jobs

Having a plan is not easy.  Fight against the machine? Business today is not easy.  Because in the know changes rapidly – weekly – hourly.

How Do I Avoid Revealing My Age on a Resume?

Career Realism

We received the following question from a CareerHMO.com member, "How do I go about adding work history to my resume without giving away age?". To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Resume & Cover Letter age history job resume search work

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Career Solvers Nominated for Toast of the Resume Industry Award

Career Solvers

Resume writers from around the world compete for awards in 9 writing categories and Career Solvers has made it to the final round!

Congratulations to All TORI Nominees

Resume Writing

I am delighted and honored to have been chosen out of hundreds as a nominee for this year’s (TORI) Toast of the Resume Industry competition. I am in great company. Congratulations to all my colleagues! Special thank you to all the judges for your hard work!  (See below) Resume Contest Judges: Barb Poole, [.].

how to choose between equally qualified candidates

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m hiring for a 3-month position. This is not a long employment commitment, but at the same time it is for a crunch period so the job needs to be done efficiently and effectively. I’ve narrowed it down to 3 top candidates. Under my current assessment, any of the three would do fine; none is a clear choice above the others. hiring

Find Amazing Employers Without a Nightmare Job Search

Career Realism

Stressful and unhappy job search? Stop the insanity! Learn the secrets to a short yet powerful job search - you’ll be glad you did! To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Job Search advice career expert job search