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.

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

I’ve been a LinkedIn member and professional LinkedIn profile writer for close to 10 years. In fact, most of my clients find me through LinkedIn.

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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 not what I see. That’s because these people talk the same way. Too many people call this “cultural fit.”

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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

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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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FlexJobs: Where We Were and Where We’re Going

Ms. Career Girl

The post FlexJobs: Where We Were and Where We’re Going appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. 10 years. At the time, there were (and still are!)

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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! I am here for it!

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If Job Applicants Treated Hiring Managers the Same Way Managers Treat Them

Evil HR Lady

I’m currently on vacation, so I’m posting this oldie but goodie. What would happen if job candidates treated you the way you treat them? You might be receiving letters such as this one? Dear Hiring Manager, Thank you so much for your interest in me for the position of Senior Technical Analyst for your company. Read This Letter.

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4 Signs You NEED To Change Careers

Career Realism

4 Signs You NEED To Change Careers. Work It Daily. In spite of those challenges, however, the time does come for some when the writing is on the wall.

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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 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.

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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. By truly being “the boss of you.” Career Girl.

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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. Some job seekers set his or her trap before or during their job search. Often.

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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. If you just can’t stand it anymore how do you explain your three-month stint as a Marketing Director in a job interview? If that’s the case.)

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Would HR Managers Review YOUR Resume?

Career Realism

Would HR Managers Review YOUR Resume? Work It Daily. Related: Hiring Problem: The Lack Of Specificity In The Hiring Process. The Experiment.

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

Cube Rules

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

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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?

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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. I grew up in SoCal. How to see the next big thing before it arrives.

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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. I am here for 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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What To Consider Before Relocating For A Job

Career Realism

What To Consider Before Relocating For A Job. Work It Daily. Thinking about relocating for a job? Needing the job badly, he took it. Need more help?

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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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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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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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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.

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“The Lessons We Didn’t See Coming”: 3 Unexpected Insights From 3 Of Our Audience Who’ve Made Successful Shifts

Career Shifters

You think you know where you need help when it comes to your career change. But sometimes, the lessons you need are the ones you least expect.

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Please Don’t Say These Things During Your Next Job Interview

Career Realism

Please Don’t Say These Things During Your Next Job Interview. Work It Daily. It can be tough! (If Every dream job starts somewhere. O’Donnell.

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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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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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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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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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