Mon.Mar 19, 2012

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3 Online Tools to Network your Way into Job

Resume Bear

Posted by Adam Justice. Social media is becoming increasingly important for job networking. LinkedIn. Only 5.7 Tweet my Jobs. ResumeBear. Technology.

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Is Your LinkedIn Profile 100% Complete?

Executive Career Brand

You may be wondering what “100% complete” is, and why it even matters. Your visibility increases dramatically. Two past positions.

New Jobs in the Social Media Industry

Resume Bear

The social media industry has grown rapidly in the last decade thanks to the success and growth of websites such as Facebook and Twitter.

10 Reasons Why You’re Not Getting the Job Offer

Career Realism

Let’s begin with a few of assumptions. Since you got the interview your cover letter and resume were obviously effective. Did you proofread it?

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Résumé Help: Easy on the Eyes

Careers Done Write

Once again we have an accomplished job seeker who has a résumé that is holding her back. There are several issues. The font is very small.

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4 Reasons Why Social Media Use = Great Customer Service

Water Cooler Wisdom

If you’ve bought anything in the last few years, you’ve no doubt noticed that customer service is not what it used to be.    Most of us don’t dare pick up the phone because we fear hearing that dreaded phrase: “To hear a menu of options, please press 1.”. Social Media Requires Adaptation. Social Media Enables Viral Behavior.

5 Ways to Become Invaluable to Your Organization

Career Copilot

5 Ways to Become Invaluable to Your Organization. While the greatest challenge for some during this economic trough is applying for a job and getting hired, which certainly has its difficulties, a less talked-about challenge that others face is keeping their jobs when others are being laid off. Career Development

Weight & Work: There is No Magic Pill for Either


The Change. But I find it completely fascinating that is still treated like a dirty little secret or something shameful. Comes With Age.

5 Sure Signs You Need a CV Makeover

Mildred Talabi

Let’s be honest, you really hate doing your CV, don’t you? With 2.67 million unemployed, unemployment is now at its highest ever.

Should I Accept A Lower Level Job?

Tim's Strategy

It’s time for you to get a job.  Any job.  Ever heard this before? Part of you will think they are right.  It is a complicated question.

Job Search – 7 Career Links Hot off the Presses!

Career Alley

save most of these suggestions and then periodically dedicate a post to reviewing and listing the links. Definitely worth a look. Visit me on Facebook.

21DPC Day 20 – Who are 3 Positive People You Can Spend More Time With?

Personal Excellence Blog

This is Day 20 of the  21-Day Positivity Challenge  (21DPC) for March 2012. 21DPC Day 20 Question. Who do you spend most of your time with every day?

Finding the Real Power Centers at Work


You don’t have to look on the organizational chart, or read job descriptions. Office and desk placement aren’t necessarily giveaways, either. Office Politics Workplace Power Centers

Don’t Be Fooled by the “May – Shall” Trick

Sklover Working Wisdom

“I know that you believe you understand what you think I said, But I’m not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.”.   -  Robert McCloskey. ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES* :  Misha contacted our office to make a “resignation plan.” She had been offered a great new job, and wanted to make sure she “cut her ties” without “burning her bridges.” Her

Finding the Real Power Centers at Work


You don’t have to look on the organizational chart, or read job descriptions. Office and desk placement aren’t necessarily giveaways, either. Office Politics Workplace Power Centers

How Do You Get Opportunity to Knock on Your Door?

Career Rocketeer

What every job hunter hopes for is to land the ideal job opportunity or career opportunity; the definition of opportunity being “in a good position, chance, or prospect, as for advancement or success. So why, it seems, are certain people more prone to having opportunities come their way and in closing the deal?  To me the [.].

INFOGRAPHIC: State of Recruiting Survey 2012 [War of Talent Heats Up]

The Undercover Recruiter

Good news folks. The State of Recruting survey by Talent Tech is proof corporate and economic growth is on its way this year.

will a pink mohawk be a problem in my job search?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m 19 and have just returned home from a 3-month exchange trip. Before I left, I had a job at a guitar store, but I’m home a bit earlier than expected so I need to start looking for another job until the summer, when they can re-hire me. — or you will just make them uncomfortable. job searching

How to Use Business Editing to Create a Flawless Business Plan

Boomers Next Step

To make the best impression, it is important to have your business plan checked over by a professional who has experience editing business documents. Business editing can make your plan sound professional, which is important if you will be showing it to potential investors. You can also use a business editing service to make sure [.].

things you should not say to your boss

Ask A Manager

Some things you shouldn’t say to your boss unless you want to damage your standing and maybe your career: “Can you write that down for me?” ” “My bad.” ” “I don’t know what you’d do without me.” ” “I have another offer. Can you match it?” ” … and more.

9 Most Depressing Professions | Business Insurance

Guerrilla Job Hunting

It's easy to get down in the dumps about your job, especially every Sunday night when you realize that the next day is Monday and you have to go to work again. But some careers out there do more than just give workers a case of the Mondays. via here are a few you might want to consciously consider avoiding

RedStarResume New Online BookStore


Job Seeking has completely changed over the past 10 years and finding that perfect job has become harder and harder.

What Your Resume Says About You

Professional Resume Services

Everyone knows that in order to apply for a job vacancy they have to submit a resume as well as a cover letter.

terse answer Tuesday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

It’s terse answer Tuesday — seven short answers to seven short questions. We’ve got a boss who wants to be “like husband and wife” with his employee, reference requests when you can’t give a good one, and more. Here we go… 1. My interview will be in a bar. What is one to wear at an interview in a bar?

10 Tips for a Winning Resume

Boomers Next Step

According to an HR professional, a resume has only 10 seconds to make an impact on the HR executive. Only 10 seconds! Even the everyday commercials that we see get more than 10 seconds to sell their detergents and soaps to us.   You have to utilize these seconds and sell your abilities to the [.]. Careers Resume Help resume

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The Debate on the Existence of Burnout


For people who have experienced burnout it is very real. It is something they hope to avoid in the future. Others do not believe in burnout. They hold this view despite others describing the experience and accepting the diagnosis. They … Continue reading →

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4 Steps to Get a Summer Internship in 2012

Career Realism

Every savvy college student in America knows an internship is a must-have before you graduate. And an internship is the best way to get it.

Think about things before you say them


Constructing a concise and well thought out resume is just one step in the processes of finding a good job. After a resume has been reviewed and an interview scheduled, the next step is usually to complete an in-person or over the phone interview with the company. Some basic things such as hygiene and grooming are important.

Job hunting phrases and what they really mean.

Guerrilla Job Hunting

Here are some of my favorite phrases and what they really mean. Phrase. You probably think. What it really means. What you can do about it.   Phrase: Self-starter You probably think This job requires a great deal of initiative What it really means You’re on your own. Remember that old saying “sink or swim”.  

March Madness at - I'm Picking Talent Management over Jessie Jackson.

HR Capitalist

Hey - did you know that Workforce Management magazine is celebrating it's 90th Anniversary? What type of service award is available for that?   A Ford Taurus? They also did a pop culture bracket with TV shows and movies with workplace implications as well.  . How do you play? If this was Martin Luther King, there's no upset possibility. Workplace

Creative Work Environment - What do the really mean?

Guerrilla Job Hunting

We don’t have a lot of money to give you but we sure have fun together on the weekend! Compliments of David E Perry and Kevin Donlin. For more creative job search tactics , go to the Guerrilla Marketing for job hunters blog and download the free audio CD

Using iPads in Your Industry

Career Realism

Since the iPad first launched in April 2010, it is estimated that Apple has sold well over 50 million units. Health Care. Education.

Must-Have Job Seeker Quality in 2012

Career Realism

What are employers really looking for? Is it skills? Experience? Personality? All of the above? companies need a very specific type of person.

Should I Choose a Well-Known Franchise Brand?

Career Realism

“Should I limit my choices to a well-known franchise brand ?” ” There is a lot of disagreement over this question.