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ResumeBear Says Rock Your Resume, Tips How To

Resume Bear

Whether or not you’re looking for a job right now, it’s worth making sure your resume is in good shape. Take a New Qualification. Focus on Results.

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Résumé Help: Don’t Bury the Lead

Careers Done Write

Your résumé should be constructed and written so that it showcases your relevant skills, knowledge, and achievements. Resume Help resume

The Top Tip for Engaging People

The Job Quest

A recent search that brought a reader to The Job Quest was “how to engage people.” So let’s discuss how to make the magic happen!

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Employee vs. Associate: What Should You Call Your People?

HR Capitalist

Short answer: It doesn't matter, your actions are much more meaningful than the tag you use. Without risking looking like a moron. Thanks Darth.

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The Kaizen Philosophy and “I can do that in my sleep”

Blogging4jobs

Busy Much? This has been my life for the last several years. But my brain is completely tired. actually typed in my sleep. enjoy business-speak.

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How To Ace Phone Interviews in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Most executive job seekers can expect to do some job interviews via phone. Video conferencing or Skype video calls may also be in the picture.

Bosses- They Don’t Have ESP.

Ms. Career Girl

It’s so freakin’ EASY to blame our bosses. “Yeah, I didn’t get the promotion.  My boss is such a $%*.”

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Average is No Longer Good Enough

Blogging4jobs

The Average Employee at Work Is Just Average. His conclusion is that average is no longer good enough for American workers. See E la Carte ).

random stuff you should read

Ask A Manager

Here are a bunch of miscellaneous articles that I thought you’d find interesting – 1. This will either horribly depress you or not surprise you at all: One in every two new graduates are either jobless or under-employed, says this Associated Press article.

10 Careers MPA Graduates Can Pursue

Career Realism

Public administration careers can be found in a wide variety of organizations that serve the public good at local, state, national and global levels.

how not to reply to a rejection email

Ask A Manager

When you get a rejection email, if you’re tempted to shoot back a reply, I strongly recommend that you wait a day to do it. Or at least a few hours. Otherwise, Otherwise, you risk sounding angry, defensive, or hot-headed. Good replies: thanking them for letting you know or asking for feedback. Or at least gone from your writing. rejections

Should You Gamble on the Next Business Fad?

Water Cooler Wisdom

Corporate America as fun and games?    Maybe, now that gamification has come on the scene. Gamification is defined as the use of game design techniques to engage audiences. Gamification encourages players to engage in desirable behavior by dangling the carrot otherwise known as “winning.”.   What's gamification all about? 

how to answer “tell me about yourself” in a job interview

Ask A Manager

“Tell me about yourself” is one of the most common openers to a job interview, but job-seekers are often unsure what interviewers rally want to hear in response. Are you supposed to include personal information? Should your answer focus on selling yourself, or just give the facts? What is the employer really asking? Over at U.S.

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Resumes Lie – Part 1

reCareered

Studies have shown that over 50% of resumes contain lies. Learn how employers catch these lies and what's more powerful than lies on your resume. Continued at [link]. Featured Resumes reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment facebook hiring Job job search linkedin Planning pre-screen recareered research Resume

Jobs We ‘Like’ – Social Media Manager

Career Realism

The hardest part of being a social media manager is convincing clients the need social media attention in the first place! He was very embarrassed!

Attention! Are You Retraining Your Mindset for Career Success?

Career Rocketeer

How does your mindset impact your career success? The dictionary defines mindset as ‘a fixed mental attitude or disposition that predetermines a person’s responses to and interpretations of situations.’ I define mindset as your attitude and how you view things. Career Management Margaret Buj SEO1

Pinterest, Personal Branding, Promotions & Psychology – Best of April 2012

The Undercover Recruiter

Tweet. Another month’s passed by and it’s time for a recap from the blog. Here are the best bits of April 2012: 1. photo by: edanley.

Branding Your Resume

Career Rocketeer

You have heard the phrase Branding Your Resume repeated over and over, but do you understand why and how? Why If you have been looking for a job for more than two weeks you don’t need me to tell you how competitive it is out there. There are fewer and fewer jobs available and an over abundance [.]. Resumes Perry Newman SEO1

Google+ Hangouts for Business

WorkArrow

With user totals estimated by many to be around 400 million by the end of 2012, if your business does not have a page on Google+ yet, it may be time to consider adding one.  In addition to the search engine benefits and other perks related to having a Google+ page for your business page, Google+ [.]. Communication Social Media Google hangouts

Two communication types are the key to performance reviews

Cube Rules

Many people think performance reviews are all about the year-end rush — writing them, delivering them, and reviewing them. What is key about the year-end rush, though, is not the rush. It’s the content that goes into the performance review during the rush. Let’s take a look at those two types of communication. Did Mary do well?

Google+ Hangouts for Business

WorkArrow

With user totals estimated by many to be around 400 million by the end of 2012, if your business does not have a page on Google+ yet, it may be time to consider adding one.  In addition to the search engine benefits and other perks related to having a Google+ page for your business page, Google+ [.]. Communication Social Media Google hangouts

The Configurations: Sloggers, Tired But Involved

WorkEngagement

Usually the most involved people have the greatest energy, with involvement increasing one’s involvement and involvement in turn making people energetic. When these two qualities work together people become engaged with their work; when they are missing, people feel burned … Continue reading →

Working in open space

Resumesimo

Open Space is a great way for people who have common work interests to come together and get good work done. Sometimes people who have the same ideas, or want to work on something with a common goal, are not in the same area. This can be a problem for them when they want to collaborate. The people participating will create

Explore the Career Path of an Online Technical Writer

Career Realism

This is a true story as told to LatPro.com where you can find helpful career interviews and job search advice in your desired industry.

Entrepreneurs: The Fallacy of the Big Idea

Career Realism

This week I spoke to a colleague about a client of his who was having trouble moving from middle management into leadership roles in his company.

Is a Career in Graphic Design Right for You?

Career Realism

This is a true story as told to LatPro.com where you can find helpful career interviews and job search advice in your desired industry.