Tue.Apr 10, 2012

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Overlooked E-mail Etiquette Tips Every Young Worker Should Know

Resume Bear

You’ve got mail. Welcome to the working world, youngsters. Use a courteous greeting and closing. Keep it short and sweet. Think before you send.

When to leave grad school off your resume

Penelope Trunk

Here are five reasons why putting grad school on your resume makes you look bad. Grad school on your resume is a formal announcement of a mistake.

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Top 100 Most Powerful Resume Words

Career Realism

In today’s society your resume is the most important document you have to get yourself an interview. Top 100 Power Resume Words. Advanced. Assigned.

Get Hired! What Everyone Wants Is A Good Job

Corn on the Job

His roles include sales, marketing, and business development. Find him on  Twitter  and  Talent Connection. Referral vs. Reference. Keep On Networking.

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What to Do When You Hate Your Job

Career Realism

If you’re not happy with your current job or the people you work with, don’t put up with it! Be proactive about finding a new job. Network.

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WINNER TAKES ALL: Supreme Court to Determine if Pharma Reps Should Be Classified as "Exempt".

HR Capitalist

They call it the Supreme Court for a reason, right? It's supreme. It's the "decider". SmithKline Beecham Corp. and 5:00 p.m.  Interesting stuff.

6 Ways to Fix Resume Formatting Mistakes and Save Space

Career Solvers

Creating a resume where all the content lays out on the page in a way that is easy to read and visually appealing can be challenging. Modify margins.

Rewarding Less Than Stellar Service


I had stood patiently for my car in the parking garage for the first half hour.  I had given my ticket to the valet thirty minutes earlier. Often.”

Job Hunter: Use Your “Lack” of Experience to Your Advantage

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Tangible, problem-solving, pain-relieving job skills and experience are advantageous in a myriad of ways when you are hunting for a new job. Career Advice Gen Y Glassdoor.com Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter career advice career strategy Inexperience job seekers JobSearch

Do Employees Read Break Room Signage Anyway?


Do Employees Read Break Room Signage Anyway? Delightfully called the Employee Rights Notice Posting. did I just write April 30, 2012 ? Photo Credit. .

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Tips for Evaluating the Millennial Generation in the Workplace

Position Ignition

Managers have received positive and negative feedback regarding the new Millennial Generation in the workplace. These new graduates expect more than the previous generation. They have a different work style and are more difficult to retain than the previous generation. So do we need to do things differently?

Crafting the Right Resume

Boomers Next Step

There is no point in putting out a resume that is so weak that it is guaranteed to get little to no results. Why bother? Do you really want to find employment? These absurd rhetorical questions are meant to explain that writing your resume is serious business. If you want a position that is best-suited for [.]. Careers Resume Help

what’s wrong with my cover letter?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m actively job-hunting, and I’ve had no luck getting interviews. People tell me that I’m great in person, so I have to assume that I’m doing something terribly wrong when I represent myself on paper. believe marketers need to know their customers, and cut through the clutter. We don’t. cover letters

Graduating? How to Find a Job

Career Realism

Don’t despair! Just because there is doom and gloom in the world does not mean businesses are not hiring. One last thing – stay positive.

Every Generation Struggles with Social Media

Career Rocketeer

A very successful executive career placement specialist was telling me how hard it is for her Baby Boomer clients to adopt social media in their job search. But, in my experience, I’ve found that all generations experience very little reprieve when it comes to feeling comfortable with social media at first and then successfully using [.].

employee gives me the silent treatment when I give him feedback

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work for an advertising agency. We’ve had a couple of new staff members join us in the past four months. They’re great workers but with a few personality “quirks.” If you’re not his boss but are about to be, I’d wait until you are to take this on. Anyway, you need to be straightforward with him.

The 8 Most Critical Job Interview Tips

Boomers Next Step

Have you ever viewed a job listing and said to yourself “That’s my next job. This is perfect for me because I am a great fit for this role.” ” Shortly thereafter, you apply for the position. Not long after, you interview for the role and then the hiring manager goes radio silent on you. You [.].

BOOK REVIEW: Successful Job Hunting in a Week

Mildred Talabi

Job hunting – a full time job! The invisible job market. Highly recommended. Want to stay up to date with Mildred’s blog posts?

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Job Search Research: Influencing Fit – Part 3


This is the third article in a multipart series on job search research. Learn how superior information can help you make a first impression on people you've never met in the hiring process. Continued at [link].

Why your traditional resume isn’t working for you

Guerrilla Job Hunting

Non-Guerrillas do the following when they are looking for a job: -write a resume that details their responsibilities, -ask their friends and neighbors if they know of any job openings, -respond to newspaper ads, and -a few of the tech savvy ones will reply to job board postings. That’s it. Good luck to them. Your resume is a marketing tool. THEY’RE.

3 Gadgets to Buy with Your Tax Refund

Ms. Career Girl

It’s tax time baby! And if you have received your tax refund, it could be burning a hole in your pocket to be spent. 4G (Fast baby fast!).

Bored with Job Boards – How to Find the Best

Career Alley

“ Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.” – James Dean. So how many job search boards do you think there are? Thousands? This is, of course a rhetorical question because I’m not sure that anyone knows the answer (but I am willing to be proved wrong). Many of old information or wrong information.

Top 5 Tips to Increase Productivity within the Office

Career Copilot

Top 5 Tips to Increase Productivity within the Office Staring at a computer screen all day can be tiring, and for many employees, 5 o’clock can’t come quick enough. Unfortunately, it doesn’t matter what industry you work in, an office environment often lacks inspiration and can bring morale down.

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Women discrimination at work: is it really over?


Women have always been looked down on by society. Even though most of today’s women go to college and start careers, the “keep the women barefoot and pregnant” stereotype is still prevalent. Women are still being discriminated against in many places and that includes the work place. It is a well-known fact that women’s salaries are less than men’s.

Dos And Don’t Of The Restaurant Interview

Career Copilot

Dos And Don’t Of The Restaurant Interview ? Career CoPilot - It's your Career - Don't Fly Solo. Your Career