Mon.Feb 27, 2012

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10 Big Businesses That Let Employees Nap on the Job

Resume Bear

In times past, napping on the job would have gotten you fired, or at least seriously reprimanded, but that isn’t always the case in today’s workplace.

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The 4 connections you need to get hired

Cube Rules

photo credit: Darwin Bell. In a job search, we hear a lot about connections. We’ve heard it all. All employers? All colleagues? The key is balance.

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Are You as Happy as You Can Be? 10 Surefire Ways To Be Unhappy in Life

Personal Excellence Blog

In line with this post, I’m launching an all-new 21-Day Positivity Challenge, which starts March 1st! Join us and sign up for free now! Future.

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Deputy Attorney Fired For Comments Made on His Twitter Account: Why Your Reputation On-Line Is More Important Than Your Net Worth

Resume Bear

from the February 24th, 2011 USA Today article “ Ind. Your reputation is very fragile however.  Once it gets tarnished, it is so difficult to repair. 

A Teacher’s Perspective: Career Advice I Wish I Would Have Followed

Ms. Career Girl

Although I enjoy my job as a teacher, sometimes I wonder what else I could have done with my life. My confidence wasn’t as strong then as it is now.

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Are You Sabotaging Your Job Search?

Career Realism

Pessimistic about finding a new job? You could be sabotaging your job search. Learn how to put yourself in a better frame of mind. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Job Search advice career expert job sabotage search tip

Why jobseekers need to show interest in Pinterest…

Mildred Talabi

What on earth is “Pinterest”, you ask? Pinterest is essentially a giant digital pinboard disguised as a social networking site.

Are You Overqualified?

Professional Resume Services

How many times have you been told you were overqualified for a job search position? It actually happens a lot and can be just as bruising to an ego and not being considered at all. There is actually a reason why employers will use this tactic during the interview process. They will actually see you

3 Signs it’s Time for a Career Change

Career Realism

Are you bored at work these days? Maybe it's time for a career change. Here are three signs when it's time to mix up your professional life. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Choosing a Career Path advice career change expert job life path sign tip

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Are Daily Routines Destoying Your Career?


Daily routines can quickly become a daily grind when they continue on without changes or anticipated development.

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5 Old School Sections You Ought to Remove from Your Resume

The Undercover Recruiter

There are many career networking opportunities available for job seekers. The following are five suggestions for worthwhile exclusions: 1.

The Game: Accounts Payable

HR Capitalist

There's a manual on how to play the game in every department in your company.  . Take for example - Accounts Payable. When will I have the payment in my hand? I'd like it now.). -" I show that check was printed on February 11th " (When was it mailed? There's a difference.). -" We mailed that check on February 11th "  (Why wouldn't I have it now?

Approaching Your Job Search Differently

Career Realism

Are you struggling trying to find a new job? Approach your job search differently by "looking for work the way you live your life.". To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Job Search advice approach career expert job search tip

How Over-the-Top Will You Go to Boost Employee Morale?

Water Cooler Wisdom

For some business owners, good culture is everything, and they will pay top dollar for it.    Mitch Goldstone is one of those business owners. Goldstone, who is president and CEO of California-based photo scanning service, has no qualms about going way over-the-top for his annual employee retreat in Las Vegas.

Should I Refer Job Applicants from My Social Networks?

Career Realism

Is it okay to refer job applicants from the social networks you participate in? Learn how referring people from your social network can be useful. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Networking career job media network referral social tip

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Wikis as Corporate Online Collaboration Tools


This is one of those pieces. You can take a look at my  ToolBoxHR resource site  for more information to get you started.  . ”  . Photo Credit. .

Résumé Help: Style Points

Careers Done Write

If we corrected all of those items, Clara would have a good résumé Would it be a great résumé? Possibly, but, why chance it?

Techeads Israeli Hitech Job Fair on March 6th 2012


People & Computers’ latest edition of its annual hitech (IT) job fair is next week. Project Managers and Developer Team Leads. Programmers.

Which Way Are You Running in Your Career?

Career Rocketeer

Certain people have a well-defined career path and whether employed or unemployed, continue to make strategic career decisions based on preset short and long-term goals. On the other hand, many people reach a point in their career where as blues legend B.B. King says, “The Thrill Is Gone” and they feel the time is right to [.].

Guest Post: Ford R. Myers

Job Stalker

This week we’re featuring a “guest post” by noted Career Coach and author Ford R. Myers. To be honest with you, though, I’d run across this in other contexts, liked it, and got permission (above and beyond his “blanket” reprint terms detailed at the bottom here) to re-use it in The Job Stalker. One of. Read more »

Q: How much do people embellish when they're writing job postings?

Guerrilla Job Hunting

A: Job ads are designed to arouse your interest and entice you to apply. So often times it’s what ever goes – from the “team” you’d work with to the technology or even the location. Recruiters always ask themselves what sets this opportunity apart from everything else out there especially if the job isn’t deemed to be glamorous. 

Resume Writing Service

Career Alley

“ We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit. ” – Aristotle. Insider Knowledge. Tough Love.

my married colleague might be coming on to me

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work at a medical clinic with over 22 doctors. usually work with one specifically and do X-rays on other days. I had a doctor come up to me a few weeks ago and tell me that he wanted me to run his clinic while his regular person is gone on maternity leave. informed my manager of this. He said not to worry because he was on it.

Are Career Objectives Really Important?

Professional Resume Services

If you were to ask career counselors if a career objective is worth merit, half of them would say yes. Those arguing against objectives will say they are too limiting and usually poorly constructed. Those in favor will say that employers want to be able to determine quickly what you can do for the company

Interview With An Advertising Executive

Resume to Referral

When I was in high school, I knew that I wanted to go to college for art. My dad worked for an advertising agency and I seemed to have inherited his artistic talents. He took me to work with him when he was able to do so. pretty much knew that I wanted to

How to become an au-pair


An au pair is much like a nanny, except it involves rendering your childcare and some household services in another country. Quite often young women attend higher education and work at learning the new country’s language while she attends to the required domestic responsibilities. You would be allowed your own room in the family house.