January, 2017

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5 Reason Diversity Matters to Your Career

Competitive Resumes

When you’re searching for a career, touting your diversity is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. This is not the reality, however.

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The Worst Possible Job Descriptions

Evil HR Lady

The language used to describe something can make a huge difference in our perceptions. Writer and fitness expert James Fell posted a request to “ badly explain your profession” on his Facebook Page. He described his own profession as: “I make ‘eat less, move more’ really complicated.”

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Five Big Job Hunting Mistakes You’ll Want to Fix This New Year

Professional Resume Services

Executive resume writing services can help you avoid these costly mistakes. Not Knowing What Your Personal Market Value Is. Treat the ad as an ideal.

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How to use job descriptions to evaluate your resume

Cube Rules

Here is the frustrating question: “I need to redo my resume because I want a new job. What should I put in it?” So, I ask questions.

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3 Juicy Insider LinkedIn Personal Branding Tips

Executive Career Brand

In fact, most of my clients find me through LinkedIn. Unfortunately, many job-hunting LinkedIn members have a “ build it and forget it ” mentality.

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Do You Hire for Confidence, Comfort or Capability?

Hiring Technical People

In the software industry, we toss around terms such as “Holacracy,” “meritocracy,” and “collaborative environment.” ” We claim to hire for skills. That’s because these people talk the same way. Too many people call this “cultural fit.” ” No, it’s not.

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How to find business results for your resume accomplishments

Cube Rules

One of my most consistent resume themes is that your resume must show your accomplishments. This is a big deal to a lot of people.

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The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 2

Executive Career Brand

How to Define Your Unique Personal Brand. and Make It Memorable. In Part 1 of this series, I covered: Personal Branding Hype and Myths vs. Reality.

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Are You The Boss of You? Maybe It’s Time!

Ms. Career Girl

The post Are You The Boss of You? Maybe It’s Time! appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Ready For Different Results? What does success look like?

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How to Get a Great Career Start with Janine Truitt and Chris Fields

Competitive Resumes

Very few job seekers who are students, graduates, careerists, or career-changers get a great career start. Living on Purpose! Living on Purpose!

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Can’t Remember Anything? Blame Your Shared Office Space

Evil HR Lady

We are all about collaboration and teamwork (and let’s be honest) saving money, so open office plans are extremely popular. Your coworkers are always available to share ideas, and in the case of a hotdesking environment, you can easily move to sit next to someone who can help you with your current project. And yet, lots of us hate it.

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4 Things Recruiters Are Looking For When They Search You Online

Career Realism

4 Things Recruiters Are Looking For When They Search You Online. Work It Daily. Recruiters are lurking in the depths of your social media profiles.

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Resumes need action language. This is how to get it.

Cube Rules

Writing resumes can be tough. There There are so many rules. Most of the rules don’t mean much. The post Resumes need action language.

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Transferable Skills: Your Resume and Employer

Career Alley

he skills and experience gained through previous work experiences can and should be utilized as transferable skills when applying for new employment opportunities, whether it is related to your field or not. Resumes Experience skills

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On Catching The Wave To The Future

Ms. Career Girl

The post On Catching The Wave To The Future appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. How to see the next big thing before it arrives. Lesson From The Surf.

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9 Snares In Your Job Search to Avoid

Competitive Resumes

Mouse traps are the simplest snares even a child can assemble. You can have the credentials and experience, but a faulty presentation ruins everything.

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How To Explain a Short Term Job

Evil HR Lady

Have you ever taken a new job only to find out that it was a disaster? Sometimes this is because it’s just not a good fit. Sometimes the hiring manager lied to you about the job. And how do you explain that you quit without a new job lined up? (If that’s the case.) Here are some suggestions. Think About Your Job History.

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The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 3

Executive Career Brand

Mind Your Online Reputation: The Personal Branding Social Proof Paradigm. Part 2 – How to Define Your Unique Personal Brand and Make It Memorable.

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Are remote workers happier than office employees?

Cube Rules

Take a survey of remote workers. Compare it to a survey of 200,000 office workers. See what it says. appeared first on Cube Rules.

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Managing Your Search – Job Search Boards

Career Alley

So many job search boards, so little time. Job Search Boards (see The Four Legs of Job Search), recruiters, company career sites, social sites and so on. So where do you start? How much time should you spend on all of the millions of things you need to do in your job search? My first […]. Career advice Job Search Boards Top Job Search Sites

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4 Things Happy People Do (& You Should Too)

Ms. Career Girl

The post 4 Things Happy People Do (& You Should Too) appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. On a scale of 1-10, how happy are you? Stuck for ideas?

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Your Job Search Letters with Wendy Enelow

Competitive Resumes

Modernize Your Job Search Letters, Get Noticed…Get Hired is a compilation of sample job search documents. Let’s talk about it. Let’s talk about it.

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Your Employees Inability to Speak up Is Costing Your Business Big Money

Evil HR Lady

Open door policies are pretty ubiquitous, but simply having the policy doesn’t mean people will actually speak their minds. That’s what the lack of open communication costs you, and here’s why: One in three employees say their culture does not promote or support holding crucial conversations. Stop and think about these numbers.

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The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 1

Executive Career Brand

How Personal Branding Makes You Stand Out. Make no mistake. In today’s challenging job search landscape, personal branding is required. Really?

2017 75

Beyond The Resume: What Makes You a Good Candidate

Cube Rules

You’re keenly aware of the competition out there. You have an impressive resume but so do other applicants. Job Search job interviews

2017 61

Why People Are The Key To Your Career Change (And How To Help Them Help You)

Career Shifters

There is no magic wand to career change; no one-size-fits-all answer to finding fulfilling work.

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5 Ways To Further Your Career In 2017

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 Ways To Further Your Career In 2017 appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Noel Griffith. His bio follows.

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Bring Clarity Not Confusion to the Job Interview

Competitive Resumes

There is so much to say to remind you about interview strategy, and I would go mad in thinking of all of the ways. – Long-winded answers.

2017 73

Five Ways to Break the Ice at Networking Events

Professional Resume Services

An executive bio isn’t the only thing you’ll need to bring to a networking event! Here are some tips for making great connections.

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The Secret Weapon for Job-Winning Interviews

Executive Career Brand

I know. You think I’m going to tell you that the “secret weapon” is something like targeting. or personal brandin g. or proactive networking.

2017 73

What If an Employee Refuses to Answer Emails in the Evening?

Evil HR Lady

Nick Corcodilos, who writes at Ask the Headhunter , tackled a question from a reader who wanted to know if he was unreasonable for expecting to only work during business hours. Corcodilos comes down firmly on the side of the employee who wants to have some semblance of work-life balance by turning off his email in the evening. Then what?

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Top 5 Resume Trends In 2017

Career Realism

Top 5 Resume Trends In 2017. Related: 2016 Resume Trends – The New, The Now & What You Must Know. Here is a list of my top five 2017 resume trends.

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You’ve Got The Job! What’s Next?

Ms. Career Girl

The post You’ve Got The Job! What’s Next? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Here are some of the things to consider. Insurance. insuranc

2017 61

3 Elements to Increase Your Usefulness During Your Job Search

Competitive Resumes

Your job search efforts will struggle if you lack conviction. Objectivity is hard while assessing our career moves. Click To Tweet. Click To Tweet.

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