Wed.Dec 28, 2011

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Bad Credit No Longer a Problem in Job Hunts

Resume Bear

Your credit history can keep you from getting a job. Amber Yoo says this change is the right thing in these tough times.

Work LinkedIn Summary Ever

Career Realism

During a serious job search, simply listing your opinion of yourself is the worst use of a LinkedIn summary you can possible implement. Trust me! To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Job Search advice career expert job linkedin networking search

INFOGRAPHIC: How Interviewers Know When to Hire You in 90 Seconds

The Undercover Recruiter

We can't get enough about the art of interviewing in these times.

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20 Creative Job Names Explained So You Don’t Miss Out

JobMob

It would be a shame to skip a great opportunity because someone in HR was trying too hard. This is a guest post by Isaac Bullen. Description: Courier.

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How to Set New Year Work Resolutions and Actually Achieve Them

Jobacle

Be nicer to coworkers. Find a more challenging job. Earn an advanced degree. At times, New Year resolutions fail because of unforeseen obstacles.

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Making Job Search Resolutions That Stick

Job Stalker

In this period – the week of limbo between Christmas and New Year’s – it is sorely tempting to either lay back and avoid doing anything towards job seeking (because – let’s face it – very few people are available) or to dive head-first into job search tasks (with a high level of frustration because.

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Announcement: NYC Meet-Up, Confirmed!! (3pm on New Year’s Eve!!)

Personal Excellence Blog

Me at New York City, Times Square, during Macy’s Parade (on Thanksgiving Day). Thanks for your responses to the NYC Meet-up ! Time : 3pm.

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The Capitalist Reading List for the Holiday Week.

HR Capitalist

Here it is: Ambitious to say the least. Background on each book: The Alchemist:  It's the Kinetix holiday book for our customers and friends. I'm down.

It’s Not About You!

Career Rocketeer

Many job seekers pursue opportunities with a focus on finding a company that will… “appreciate me for who I am” “help me develop to my maximum potential” “help me explore different functions to find where I’m most fulfilled” “give me opportunities for growth when I feel I’m ready” “judge me only by what I do, and not trivial factors like [.].

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Career Advice, Rants and Funny Stories About Work: 2011 Recap

Career Solvers

As 2011 draws to a close, I’m reflecting on some of my favorite blog posts of the year. Happy New Year! Job Search Advice. Rants. Just for Fun.

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My #Rewind2011

Ms. Career Girl

March: Bought a new car, resigned from Corporate America /my career in finance and started as the Community Marketing Manager at a start-up. Nicole.

Top 11 Besties of 2011

Blogging4jobs

Every year I take a moment to recognize bloggers, thought leaders, industry thinkers that have my attention. Thank you. Penelope Trunk. Mack Collier.

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Job Related Stress – Symptoms and Resolutions

Professional Resume Services

Everyone knows about job related stress. But few know how to resolve it or to reduce it. Job related stress can make your life absolutely miserable and it’s important to get rid of it altogether, or at least get it reduced so it doesn’t affect your everyday life. It is estimated that a whopping 62%

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Top 11 Besties of 2011

Blogging4jobs

Every year I take a moment to recognize bloggers, thought leaders, industry thinkers that have my attention. Thank you. Penelope Trunk. Mack Collier.

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How to Deal with the Age Issue on your Job Hunt

Boomers Next Step

Every business run by an executive with common sense knows the value of experienced employees. The trick if you’re looking for work is finding one. Far too many of us find it necessary to work well into the retirement years in order to keep the financial house in order. Traditionally once you’d passed forty five.

[E-book] ‘Right Fit’ Job: Guide to Finding Work You Love

Career Realism

This FREE e-book is like having Julia Erickson coach you through a job search. You'll follow a step-by-step process for finding your "right fit" job. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Choosing a Career Path Job Search advice career expert job search

Fight VUCA Stress in 2012

Learning Voyager

My prediction for 2012 is that stress will continue to stay at a heightened level. According to recent news reports on the U.S. economy, hiring will be slow in 2012, and many employers are planning further headcount cuts. Workloads, however, are likely to keep going up. Doing more with less" will continue. Should managers care? In short, Yes.

update from the reader whose marital stress was impacting his work

Ask A Manager

This update is from the reader who was going through a divorce and was worried about how to talk to his boss about the impact that the associated emotional and financial stress was having on his performance. His update is in two parts — one update a few weeks after his letter ran (back in September 2010), and another one from this month.

3 Career Realities Women Must Embrace

Career Realism

In a recent webinar, I shared the three realities all female professionals must embrace today if they want to find career success and satisfaction. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Choosing a Career Path advice career change finance industry job path plan search

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Creating the Perfect Resume to Land a Job

Career Alley

“ Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away. ” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Looking for a job requires more than submitting an application. In today’s economy, you not only have to learn how to market yourself, but how to stand out from the other applicants. Resume Appearance.

Who Is Interested to Live a Healthier Life this coming Jan 2012??

Personal Excellence Blog

Last year, we kicked off the year of 2011 with our transformational Live a Healthier Life in 21 Days Challenge (21DHL). Diets were changed.

update from the reader wondering about taking her dream job while still working part-time for her old employer

Ask A Manager

Here’s our final “where are they now?” ” update. I’ve really loved reading all these updates — thank you to everyone who sent them in! The good news: I followed through with my engagement for my current job and had an amazing experience. updates