June, 2012

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3 Useful Tips for Writing a Resume That Gets Results

Career Copilot

An employer’s first port of call when they consider hiring you is your resume. This is the document that highlights your career experience, your education and outlines a bit of who you are as a person. In a nutshell, it plays the same role as a website’s landing page or a product’s advertisement in a [.].

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Time to Clean Up Your Online Identity

Resume Bear

By Ritika Trikha, CareerBliss Writer. So it’s official. People, by nature, love talking about themselves.  We’re just wired that way. Blog – Start one.

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6 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Work Day


Would you like to get more out of your work day rather than just seeing each day as one step closer to the end of the work week? Start the Day Well.

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“Be Inspired”: 10 People Who Inspirit Me!

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter For me, being inspired is important. That is one of the many (many) traits that motivated me to marry Rob; he is inspirational. “He makes me want to be a better woman” - adapting a favorite Jack Nicholson quote from As Good As It Gets. Career Fitness Career Goals career advice Inspiration Motivation Robert P.

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The Best Pinterest Job Search Tips From The Experts


How to leverage the hottest social network for your job search. Here’s how they’re doing it. most important is the board about you.

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Jobs: How Creating an Online Biography Will Help Get You Hired


However you can distinguish yourself and elevate your perceived value beyond others. Online Biography Your Job Search brand yourself

INFOGRAPHIC: Recruiters Spend 5-7 Seconds Reading Your CV

The Undercover Recruiter

In this infographic from our friends at BeHiring , we learn the following: First applications are received 200 seconds after a job is posted.

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21 Ways Your Executive Brand Drives Your Career

Executive Career Brand

Your values and passions. Your top personal attributes. Your top motivated skills (the ones you love doing and excel at doing). Boosts your confidence.

Essential advice for new college grads

Penelope Trunk

One of the things I love most about the advice-to-grads motif is that you learn a lot about the advice giver from the advice. Your career is a story.

Dealing With The Boss From Hell

Career Copilot

It’s one thing dealing with difficult colleagues, you can avoid them and remain professional until you’re away from them but when it comes to dealing with a difficult boss it’s not as easy. Your boss is someone you have to have continuous contact with and if you don’t get on it can make coming to [.]. Your Career

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Follow Me! Creating a Personal Brand with Twitter: ResumeBear Chapter 13

Resume Bear

Pre-Order Your Copy Today! Follow Me! Creating a Personal Brand with Twitter. Follow her at @ grattongirl #FollowMe. Follow Me! The post Follow Me!

First Day On The Job? How To Survive


So, the first day of your new job is finally here. You’re nervous. Preparation will help you feel more in control of your first day.

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Thank You For Not Hiring Me, Chipotle

Corn on the Job

Bianca Cadloni is a social media specialist at Cactus (full service advertising agency), in Denver. You can tweet her at @BCadloni. Remember me?

Some Hiring Managers Rate the Attractiveness of Your Spouse.

HR Capitalist

As a candidate, you know that people considering you for employment judge you on everything, right? Clothes. Your Car. How you talk. Don't believe me?

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Time management tips that’ll work for your life

Penelope Trunk

Most of the time management advice that’s out there sucks. We need time management advice for people who have a real life. See that photo?

5 Careers that are Guaranteed to be in High-Demand for the Coming Decade

Career Copilot

Knowledge is power. Knowing what careers are going to be around for the upcoming decade is very important. This is just as true for a high school graduate as it is for the laid-off worker who is looking to better their expertise. Before looking at the top 5 high-demand career fields for the upcoming decade, [.].

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Excellent Job Interview Tips: ResumeBear

Resume Bear

Job Interview Tips. We all know the main aim of the job interview. Your potential employer has received a pile of applications and resumes. Learn them.

“Why I Love My Father” (A Father’s Day Tribute: Happy Father’s Day To All Father Figures!)

Personal Excellence Blog

( Quote image from Personal Excellence Quotes ). Thank you everyone for your wonderful responses to the 2012 Father’s Day Tribute. From TSK.

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8 Time Management Apps: Hassle-Free Management of Tasks and To-Dos


We all chase the tick-tock of the clock to beat deadlines, make the most of a meeting or check every box on our to-do list. Some of us make do with a piece of paper and pencil. Others try to make use of technology to improve their productivity. If you belong to the latter group, [.]. Productivity Tips Time Management Apps

The Easiest Way to Find a Job

Career Alley

According to Career Coach Peggy McKee, the hardest way in the world to get a job is to apply through HR. It’s actually part of HR’s job description to weed out the hundreds of job seekers who apply and give only a very few (5 out of 1000 is not an exaggeration) to the hiring manager. Exactly. So they get lost in the flood. Absolutely.

The Art of Presenting: 5 Tips for the Perfect Interview Pitch


Presenting the perfect pitch can often be a daunting prospect, particularly if you’re making the presentation in an interview scenario.

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Five Things to Remember When Asking for a Raise

Career Copilot

Now that the economy is slowly starting to show a bit of life once again, albeit at a glacial pace, a number of small and medium size businesses are once again ending their pay freeze and gradually beginning to contemplate giving employee raises again. If you are one of the tens of thousands of people [.].

Do You Have a “I” Based Resume?

Resume Bear

There is no “I” in “team.” ” There shouldn’t be an “I” in your resume either.

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67% Percent of Companies Plan to Adopt Work Social Technology in 2012


Social Media and HR’s Place in Business. shift is happening in the HR an workplace space. Here are some snippets. Photo Credit.  .

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5 Ways to Build Confidence for an Interview

Career Realism

The interview is one component of the job seeking process that most people love to hate. Need help getting there? Conduct Research. Practice Often.

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5 Tips for a Successful Telephone Interview

The Undercover Recruiter

The jobs market is a busy one, with far more people applying for one individual position than ever before. Be happy and confident.  Be professional.

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How To Make Life’s Biggest Decisions (or Any Decision for that Matter)

Personal Excellence Blog

Please RSVP ASAP (by today, Tuesday) as I need to finalize the location and book the venue. I’d really love to meet you guys in person. Image.

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What is the best way to explain gaps in employment on your resume?

Career Copilot

What is the best way to explain gaps in employment on your resume?  It depends on your situation and what you did while you were not employed. Not all resume gaps are indications of a poor job search. Sometimes there are legitimate reasons for breaks between jobs. For instance, during periods when there is an [.].

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ResumeBear: On Google+ Circle these Career Experts

Resume Bear

By Ritika Trikha, CareerBliss Writer. Think Google+ is lame? Think again. We know what you’re thinking: Who uses Google+ anyway?

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Is it 5:00 yet?

Ms. Career Girl

Here are a few ways to get it done on the job while maximizing the summer weather: 1. Start Your Day Earlier!  Outdoor meetings! 

#SHRM12 Conference Unofficial Party Guide


Society of Human Resource Management Annual Conference. For human resource managers, an HR conference is a must. SoMe-tup.   7:00-11:00 PM. Register.

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The Weirdest Interview Questions and How to Answer Them [Infographic]

The Undercover Recruiter

What are the weirdest interview questions you ever heard? Why are manhole covers round? What’s the connection between Turkey and Turkmenistan?

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4 Executive Job Search Blunders

Executive Career Brand

Wonder what career professionals in the thick of the job search landscape say are the worst things they see job seekers do. things that are sabotaging their chances to land the jobs they want? ” The two main themes were: Saying the wrong things, and. Coming across as lacking focus and a plan. Here’s a teaser. And my own contribution: 4.

Top 3 Interview Questions You Should Ask

Career Realism

Here’s the scenario: You’ve aced all the questions during the interview and now your conversation is coming to a conclusion.

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