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Can Taking Massive Action Really Change Your Life?

Resume Bear

Are you an action taker? Think about that. It’s a fact that success is directly tied to the amount of action one is willing to take. Maybe. Unlikely.

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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. I worried that maybe I’d never go back to the farm.

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33 Most Unique and Funny Items Sent To Recruiters


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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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.

5 Tips to Curate Social Media Content That Gets Shared

Resume Bear

Over the past few years when I have discussed social media on radio shows or on panels at conferences, the topic of content curating has come up. Many people have no idea what it means and others are fascinated by the idea of designing their social media marketing strategy. Basically, it all boils down to one thing…. and so on. Teachers? Lawyers?

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Happy Valentines Day from ResumeBear

Resume Bear

Happy Valentine’s Day from the ResumeBear team! Good luck in your job search or career advancement. Work hard and remember the Bear always loves you!

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#1 Reason to Attend a Networking Event Even if You Don’t Know Anyone

Career Realism

Attending a networking event where you don't know anyone doesn't have to painful, or even uncomfortable, if you know how to manage the situation. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Networking advice career event job network path search tip

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The Importance of Managing Your Online Brand

Corn on the Job

Image via Most job seekers are unaware that recruiters will try to find out everything about you. With the creation of web 2.0,

How Do I Keep My Nose in Check During a Lunch Interview?

The Job Quest

I received an email from a reader with the following question: I’ve been out of work for 5 months (after 15 years with the same company). Yuck.

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The Second Content Revolution, How Social Media Is Changing Again

Resume Bear

Social media has itself created a revolution worldwide, where brands and consumers can connect directly around content and conversation. Robert M.

How to Ace Your Next Phone Screening Interview

Career Realism

Having trouble landing a job? It is all about the employer's needs, not the candidate’s. Here are some tips on acing your next phone interview. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Interviewing advice career HR human resources interview job phone tip

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? No related posts.

The Ultimate Guide for Shy People to Succeed at Work


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

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Looking for a New Job? Check out the App Market

Resume Bear

Do you use any mobile apps throughout the day? At the peak of usage at 9pm, about 50 million consumers are using a mobile app. No surprise there.

How Time Management Can Help Your Job Search

Career Realism

Time management is very important during a job search. Here are some tips on how to stay organized and focused while looking for a job. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Job Search advice career job plan search time management tip

Revealing the #1 Secret to Being Found by Recruiters on LinkedIn

Career Rocketeer

By now, the news has spread that 80 percent of recruiters look to fill openings through searching on LinkedIn. Although I don’t think this is the best use for LinkedIn (sitting around waiting for a call), there is still a chance it could happen. So learning how to rank your profile for certain keywords is a [.]. Social Media Job Search SEO1

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5 Top Tips for Writing a CV

Position Ignition

Know who it’s for. Be clear about who you are creating this CV for. Know what the role is, who the employer is, exactly what they are looking for and if you can who the person reading your CV will be. The more you can learn about your target, the better you can tailor your CV specifically for them. Less is more. Keep your CV short and sharp.

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Don’t Let Your Age Hold You Back When Job Hunting.

Resume Bear

As a worker who is 40 or over, do you know your rights, along with what to look for when job hunting? Leverage your experience when fighting for a job.

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What Does Your Social Media Profile Say About You?

Career Realism

On the job hunt? If you have a LinkedIn, Facebook, or Twitter account, here are a few mistakes you could be making on your social media profile. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Job Search advice career expert job profile search social media tip

INFOGRAPHIC: How To Protect Your Online Personal Brand and Reputation

The Undercover Recruiter

Your online reputation and personal brand is made up of what people can find about you when they tap your name into a search. Source: KBSD

Employee Retention: The Secret According to Apple


One of the hottest industries right now is tech. These highly skills and sought after candidates are what I call the Knowledge Class. Photo Credit. .

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3 Tips for Managing Social Media in the Workplace

Resume Bear

This semester, I’m taking a social media class. I’ve already learned so much about how social media is changing society. Understand company policy.

5 Mistakes Job Seekers Make on Their Resume

Career Realism

After ten years of working as a human resources manager and recruiter – I’ve seen my fair share of job seeker mistakes on resumes. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Resume & Cover Letter advice career job mistake resume search seeker

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The Cover Letter And The Resume

Professional Resume Services

Both cover letters and resumes are essential when applying to a job. However, each format has its own specific style so it is important not to confuse the two in the preparation process. The cover letter introduces the candidate as well as explains to the prospective employer the reasons and qualifications for applying to the

The real value of diversity

Penelope Trunk

I always thought leaving New York City would be good for me because when you live there, the push to get the best of everything is very strong.

INFOGRAPHIC: How Recruiters Are Using LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook

The Undercover Recruiter

However, current social media usage by recruiters varies greatly. More on social recruiting at Social Media in Recruitment - How Far is Too Far?

Optimizing Your Resume With Keywords

Career Realism

Hiring managers eyes are quickly scanning over your resume for keywords that align with their view of the position. Does your resume stand out? To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Resume & Cover Letter advice career job keyword optimize resume search

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How To Really Use The “Apply Button” On LinkedIn

Resume Bear

This guest post by Amos Tayts brings interesting insight into a proactive use of LinkedIn. An assertive approach is key. What are you reading?

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Job Trends For 2012

Professional Resume Services

The year 2012 will have a diverse mix of jobs available as the year progresses. Of course, things don’t always go according to plan. However, there should be something for every one on the job market this year. The top three industries are Health Care, Technology and Science. Health care will always be top because

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Why Is My Job Search Taking So Long?

Career Rocketeer

Many job seekers are having a long stretch of unemployment before they land a new position these days. For some, it’s self-inflicted. For some, it’s external circumstances. And for some, it’s actually a blessing. Job Search

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It Takes MoreThan a Resume to Get a Job

Career Realism

If you’re visiting this web site, you understand the importance of having a polished looking resume to use during your job search. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Resume & Cover Letter advice career expert job resume search

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5 Ways Candidates Disqualify Themselves


You'd be surprised that many candidates disqualify themselves. Of course this isn't on purpose, but candidates disqualify themselves because of obsolete job search habits or simple mistakes. See how many of these 5 things you do that disqualify you. Continued at [link].

Hoops, Race and Workplace Stereotypes: Why I'm Ordering a Jeremy Lin T-Shirt Today.

HR Capitalist

What happened? New York, never shy to crank up the hype machine, has exploded with Jeremy Lin coverage and merchandise.

Why You Must Be Specific When Talking to a Hiring Manager

Career Rocketeer

Ever buy a car? Wanted it to be unique? How come as soon as you put your money down you start to notice the very car you just bought, down to color and rims, is all over town? The Reticular Activating System is located in your brain stem in the back of your head. Among [.]. Job Search Interviews SEO1