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10 Keys To a Memorable Personal Brand

Executive Career Brand

With so much misinformation about personal branding bombarding us across social media, it’s easy to see why people are confused. Targeting. Passion.

How Outdoor Activities Benefit Your Career Success


But these are not always the truth. Benefits of Outdoor Activities. Career Advice Career Success make work better outdoor exercise career

The Right Way to Be Introspective on the Job Hunt

The Job Quest

“Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart.” ” ~Carl Jung. Initially, hunker down with yourself.

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Your biggest career decision is who you marry

Penelope Trunk

Sheryl Sandberg, the woman who runs Facebook , has said that the most important career choice you’ll make is who you marry. Network. Really. Really.

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Top 8 Tips for Job Fair Success

Career Realism

Walking into a job fair may seem like a daunting task. Do your homework. This information is generally made available to participants. Arrive early.

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How To Survive and Thrive in Your New Job [5 Useful Tactics]

The Undercover Recruiter

Tweet. Drum roll, please! You have landed your first or new job. Congratulations! You are on your way to be career happy. You will make mistakes.

Fearless Networking – Connect for Results

Career Realism

In my last article, I covered some basics of LinkedIn networking and I had a really good response. I hate that! Identify who it is you need to meet.

Nailing that Job Interview in 5 Simple Steps

Career Copilot

It’s no secret that finding a job is pretty difficult in the current economic climate. Everyone from university graduates with little experience, to industry professionals are struggling to bag their dream jobs. So how much of it is in your hands? If you’re lucky enough to bag an interview, what steps can you take to [.].

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I Get It: 4 Ways I Can Tell You Don't Like Voice Mail (and what I think about each of them.)

HR Capitalist

It's a digital world, baby. Wow - someone might actually pick up. Analog interaction ensues. What a complete waste of time. I kid. Communications

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How To Survive and Thrive in Your New Job [5 Useful Tactics]

The Undercover Recruiter

Drum roll, please! You have landed your first or new job. Congratulations! You are on your way to be career happy. Cheerfully accept unwelcome tasks.

No Gene for the Human Spirit: The Genome Project Sucks


The Triumph of the Human Spirit. Many years ago, I sat in a 200-level English class studying different forms of story-telling. The Genome Project.

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the best questions to ask your job interviewer

Ask A Manager

Not sure what questions to ask your interviewer at your next job interview? Over at U.S. News & World Report today, I give you some suggestions. You can read it here. interviewing

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Résumé Help: Converting a Mexican CV to a U.S. Résumé

Careers Done Write

A great résumé or CV in another country may not translate well in the U.S. market. This is the case with Antonio. A standard U.S.

Do Job Interviews Measure Sight Reading?


How to Interview & Select the Right Candidate. If you don’t play music you may not know what sight reading is, as I didn’t. Photo Credit. .

you should read this book. or your manager should.

Ask A Manager

If you want all my thoughts on how to be a good manager, this book is it. You can buy the new edition of Managing to Change the World here.

10 questions to ask yourself before sending off your CV

Mildred Talabi

So you’ve decided to cut costs (or corners) by giving yourself a CV makeover instead of hiring a CV expert to get the job done?

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is it okay to leave work right at 5 p.m.?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: Is it OK to leave the office right at 5 p.m.? I feel silly for asking, but more and more I feel as though it’s frowned upon to come in right at 9 and leave right at 5. I am a 2008 graduate and have been working for about 4 years now. Along the way, though, I got married and had a baby. Is that a crime? work habits

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84% Of Currently Employed Workers Compete For Your Job


A CareerBuilder study last year projected that 84% of currently employed workers are searching for a new job and the numbers haven't changed much this year. Learn what that means for your job search. Continued at [link]. Featured Job Search Strategy reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment Job job search layoff Planning researc

“Toxic smell in the office: what can I do?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: My question relates to a drain located in the small office where I work. There is a drain of some sort in the back room that emanates the smell of sewer gas. My nose burns by the end of the day, and my eyes get very irritated. This is my fourth week on the job, and it is a small office. What steps can I take to have this problem rectified?

Digital Resume – Silicon Alley: What’s Your Web Presence?

Career Rocketeer

This title comes from a recent NY Post article by Christine Parker (4/8/12) which caught my eye and I think it will be an eye opener for many of you as well. Christine opens by stating “despite a recent Facebook password row, there are also firms who want to see your social media Web posts to [.]. Social Media Perry Newman SEO1

Coaches Who Should Not Of Been Fired?

Resume Bear

When it comes to coaching, a termination is much more than the loss of a job. For the most part, coaches are measured on their wins and losses.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Virtual Teams

Water Cooler Wisdom

A virtual team is a group of people who work toward a common goal and are connected by technology though physically separated. Virtual teams scare a lot of people, who have visions of spending their time on all-night conference calls and not being able to trust team members they can’t see.   Hope you'll check them out!

Getting The WOW Factor Into Your Cover Letter

Professional Resume Services

There are different ways that you can do this, although making sure that your cover letter has the WOW factor is a big deal. Keep it short.

The Configurations: The Workaholic


The workaholic configuration combines great activity with low enjoyment. They spend more time at work than absolutely necessary. Sometimes they spend much more time at work than anyone else wants them to. There is clearly a generous amount of energy … Continue reading →

Job Search – It’s Not Who You Know, It’s Who Knows You

Career Alley

“ It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so. ” – Mark Twain. One of my friends has been spending a lot of time building his LinkedIn contacts. He’s been working for over 25 years and is in the “500+” club on LinkedIn. Read on.

With the barkers and the colored balloons …

Job Stalker

I’d been feeling bad about not having had any books to feature here that were specifically about the job search, but I’d just not had any come my way in the past several months. So, I was pretty excited when Ten Speed Press contacted me to see if I wanted to get a review copy. Read more »