February, 2012

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50 Hottest Twitter Hashtags for Job Seekers

Resume Bear

Twitter is like a window into the soul of America. To Find an Employer. hiring : Here it is, your No. word to find a hiring company is … hiring.

How Google+ Can Supplement Your Job Hunt

Career Copilot

How Google+ Can Supplement Your Job Hunt With Google+ on track to reach 400 million users by the end of 2012, it’s time to get on the bandwagon. However, I am not urging you to join for the sake of having another Facebook to keep up. No, I advise you get involved with Google+ as a means to present your best assets [.] Career Development job huntin

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The 4 connections you need to get hired

Cube Rules

photo credit: Darwin Bell. In a job search, we hear a lot about connections. We’ve heard it all. All employers? All colleagues? The key is balance.

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“Nourish Your Career”: Tips from 18 Career Pros

The Job Quest

It takes time, consistency and effort to communicate the right message to your ideal audience, and for them to remember it.” Education is earned.

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5 Ways To Impress Your Boss On Your First Day

Jobacle

Starting a new job can be a nerve-wracking experience. Here are 5 ways to impress your boss on your first day: 1. Be an Early and Well-Dressed Bird.

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5 ways to be a team player

Cube Rules

photo credit: lumaxart. Success in business requires that you understand how to be a leader and how to be a team player. Be honest, but show respect.

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Are You Lacking in Substance?

The Job Quest

With my son in school, Valentine’s Day is now a blip on his screen. They seemed to be what we were looking for, so we purchased those cards.

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7 Big relocation mistakes

Penelope Trunk

Last fall I took my kids to Hermosa Beach. It’s a great beach town with top-notch volleyball. There’s worried that maybe I’d never go back to the farm.

The Ultimate Guide for Shy People to Succeed at Work

Jobacle

Everyone feels trepidation in certain business situations. Practice With People You’re Comfortable With.

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Are You a Geek or Nerd?

Resume Bear

In the ongoing battle between geek and nerd, one must take sides. But how can this be done without a solid argument for both persona’s?

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5 Warning Signs That You Are About to Be Made Redundant

Career Copilot

5 Warning Signs That You Are About to Be Made Redundant. There are a lot of things in life which can come as a surprise out of the blue – a health issue, an unexpected pregnancy or the steep cost of buying a house. However, in many cases you realise that if you’d stopped to look at the situation and where you were in your life, [.] Your Career

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33 Most Unique and Funny Items Sent To Recruiters

JobMob

Have a recruiter you want to impress or thank? Here’s some inspiration. Enjoy! Breast-shaped Cupcake. She withdrew her application. Lyman A.

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Are You as Happy as You Can Be? 10 Surefire Ways To Be Unhappy in Life

Personal Excellence Blog

In line with this post, I’m launching an all-new 21-Day Positivity Challenge, which starts March 1st! Join us and sign up for free now! Future.

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What Facebook's IPO means for women

Penelope Trunk

After the Facebook IPO, Sheryl Sandberg will become number two on the list of richest self-made women. She is the COO of Facebook.  This makes sense.

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Using LinkedIn For Confidential Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

If they’re employed, they worry that their employer, or someone at work, will see their activity and know they’re looking for a new job.

25 Brand Experts You Should Follow on Twitter

Resume Bear

chrisbrogan. Chris Brogan has long been a respected voice in the subject of online communication and marketing. davidhenderson. packagingdiva. JCottin.

20 Job Search Tips for 2012 College Graduates

Corn on the Job

I want to tell you about a conversation that I once overheard. For many, graduation signals a new life. For some it’s a tougher life.

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Top 25 List of Twitter Hashtags for Human Resources & HR

Blogging4jobs

One must use careful strategy, tools, and experience to reach the right people at the right place and at the right time. Popular Hashtags on Twitter.

Guilty as charged: how to maintain career and personal credibility despite social media

Career Trend

Articles about the attention-depleting aspect of social media abound. wrote about the potential free-fall you may experience in your value proposition if you try to be everywhere but nowhere, here.

Divorce is immature and selfish. Don't do it.

Penelope Trunk

Divorce is always on my mind because I got a divorce four years ago. Not that I wanted to. " So we got a divorce. hated it. blame the parents.

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Introducing… All-New 21-Day Positivity Challenge for March!!! :D (#21DPC)

Personal Excellence Blog

Who’s in with me???? Challenge starts 1 March. Instructions of what’s going to happen will be posted tomorrow, 28 Feb  (Tuesday).

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Can Social Media hinder you from getting that new job?

Resume Bear

Ten years ago, the mere thought of using social media to hire or fire someone was completely unheard of. Liam Condit). Susan’s Two-Cents.

The Biggest Mistake Twitter Newbies Make

Executive Career Brand

You’ve selected @yourname, or a variation, for your username and popped in your email address. And you added the same photo you use on LinkedIn.

Networking Your Way to a New Job

Career Copilot

Networking Your Way to a New Job The best way to find a job is network your way into one. Today, the most effective job strategy is to network and utilize your contacts to find a position instead of being on the outside looking in sending out resumes. You should network to learn more about the positions and companies that you are [.]

Soft skills matter on your performance review

Cube Rules

photo credit: MyDigitalSLR. Goals, hard numbers, proven results — all business, all the time. But soft skills count as well. Business is social.

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5 Ways To Cultivate A More Positive Attitude About Your Job

Jobacle

"Nothing is good or bad, but thinking makes it so." William Shakespeare. 1. Stop Complaining. Be Proactive.

Recently Fired? Surround Yourself With Pushy Encouragers!

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Recently downsized, separated or fired executives often at the precipice of retirement or at a phase in their executive career ladder where they are feeling old and worn down often struggle with building a career portfolio.

Can Taking Massive Action Really Change Your Life?

Resume Bear

Are you an action taker? What if I told you it could change your life? What if I told you, it’s all in your hands? Taking action is a choice! Maybe. 

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5 Ways to Boost Your LinkedIn Profile

Corn on the Job

That’s because LinkedIn is so much more than just an on-line resume. It’s about networking, recruiting and sharing expertise on a global scale.

5 Pointers to Avoid a “Groundhog Day” Career

The Job Quest

Today, February 2, is Groundhog Day. Folks here in the Midwest wait to see what Jimmy the Groundhog will predict. How can you break out of this rut? 1.

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9 Killer Questions Candidates Ought to Ask the Interviewer

The Undercover Recruiter

You’ve made it to the interview and you’ve prepared for all the questions they are supposedly going to ask you. Why did you choose this company? 3.

Some advice on taking advice

Penelope Trunk

A while back, someone was interviewing me and asked me if I’ve tried yoga. Right now a zillion people are thinking I’m writing about them. Bad sex.

7 Ways to Get Uncomfortable Writing Your Career Portfolio

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter #1: Metaphorically Speaking: Mix Prints | Get Colorful Have you ever revamped a stuffy wardrobe? For example, did your old wardrobe boast perfectly matched colors, solids and prints so that you would not stand out, be offensive or take a risk that someone may disapprove?

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The 20 Best Personal Development Books for 20-somethings

Resume Bear

As you go through this intensely transitional period, it’s great to have some help , and these books offer quite a bit. You Majored in What?:

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