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10 Online Tools Every Serious Job Seeker Should Use


The Internet offers a wealth of resources for the modern professional — whether you’re a job seeker or an actively employed guy or gal.

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A 10-Point Plan for Getting a Job When Moving

The Job Quest

A reader writes in: “I am moving at the end of the month. What job search strategy do you suggest?&#. Volunteer. Contact placement agencies.

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5 Critical Leadership Skills to Showcase on Your Resume

Resume Bear

Data Dimensions International, a well known and respected talent management firm, can tell you. They recently  surveyed.

“What happens to my employee equity if the company is sold or IPO’d?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question : I was fascinated about your bright explanation of equity plans in your newsletter entitled “ Long Term Incentive Compensation: 10 Basic Concepts.” Soon Wouter. Wassenaar, Netherlands. Answer : Dear Wassenaar: Your question is an important one, and a common one, as well. Thanks for writing in from the Netherlands, and asking it: 1.

7 Life-Changing Job Trends You Need to Know About


The world of work is changing. Here’s how to deal with it well. This is a guest post by Donna Sweidan. Welcome to the new world of work.

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Surviving 9/11: Ten years later

Penelope Trunk

During the year after 9/11 I went to counseling for post-traumatic stress. went to a group that met weekly. didn’t run. Time got so slow. To be fine.

8 Tips for Transitioning Back to Work After Summer Vacation

Career Makeover Coach

Even if you couldn’t get away for vacation or took a vacation back in June – there’s something that happens during the summer. Schedules seem to be a little more relaxed, both at home and at the office. After a low key summer schedule, when it’s time to get back into the swing of fall [.].

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How A Temp Position Can Build Your Career

Resume Bear

Whether you are the lone temp, or working with other temps, temporary work is a hub for opportunities and conversation. What I suggest :: 1.  OWN IT!

Beware of Interview Liars: A Warning

Ms. Career Girl

As many of you know, I was laid off from my job about 6 weeks ago. It seemed like the whole package and more, yet none of it ever happened in reality.

Taking the Bad with the Good

The Job Quest

I love autumn! But I also happened to glance down at my hand. white haze seemed to be covering it, so I brushed it lightly with my other hand.

Overqualified? What Should You Add and Subtract from Your Resume?

Career Realism

If you are a candidate who may be overqualified for a job you’re considering, think about making adjustments to your resume to help you get the job. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Resume & Cover Letter advice career expert job overqualified resume search

Creating a Career Branding Strategy

Career Brander

Executing a Career Branding strategy requires a plan.  It does not matter if you are gainfully employed or currently in the midst of a job search. Navigating by the sunset is simply not a precise enough plan. The Where. The where” is in strategic planning parlance, your Vision Statement.  You need to plan for this! The What. The How. The Where).

Reference and the Employment Process: What to do?

Professional Resume Services

References are a critical step in the hiring process. An employer WILL check yours. Most companies will call about 2 or 3 of your references and ask them different questions about you before they decide if you are the right candidate for their position. You need to make sure that your employment references will

How Your Email Address Can Torpedo A Job Search

Jennifer Anthony

By Dawn Rasmussen. Have you done an audit on your email address lately? I don’t mean opening up your account and looking for messages. mean taking a closer look at the actual email address that you are using. have received a number of emails from some very interesting address names lately. Or “ link].

Executive Branding Online: Write Book Reviews on Amazon

Executive Career Brand

Executive Branding Online: Write Book Reviews on Amazon is a post from: Executive Career Brand. 10 Keys to Amplify Your Executive Brand Online.

3 WOWS: Social Media Engagement and Recognition

David Zinger

Social Recognition: Are you really social in your social media? Geometric yet automated growth. People people everywhere but how many are engaged?

Leadership Is About Action… Not Your Title

Career Makeover Coach

If you are new to D-Mom Blog or to our family’s particular story, I invite you to read my previously written posts, which you can do by visiting the Archives. Join me each Thursday as I highlight a post from the past. Anatomy of a PB&J. originally posted April 9, 2010. Traditional PB&J. 28 grams carbs. Strawberry juice. Corn syrup.

What to do in college right now

Penelope Trunk

It used to be controversial to say that college is a rip off. At this point, I think the arguments  have  reached the mainstream. That’s right.

What Does OD Mean. to You?

Learning Voyager

Rowena Morais, the Malaysia-based editor of HR Matters, asked me to weigh in on an article she is writing for the October issue. The question she is asking many HR thought leaders is this: ~ What does OD mean to you? What are the things that you believe the person tasked with this role should look to manage and resolve? For any number of reasons.

Using Your Voice to Inspire & Engage

Resume Bear

Using YOUR Voice to Inspire and Engage. Building Emotionally Intelligence Communication. Irene Becker, Face it.

5 Ways to Master Your Job

Career Realism

How can you increase your chances of landing a job in this economy? Hiring managers are looking for candidates that have mastered their job. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Climbing the Ladder advice career exper job master promotion

7 Ways to Instantly Make the Interviewer Reject You

Career Rocketeer

No one will argue that interviews are a nerve-racking experience. Do you do any of the following during a job interview? Watch for nonverbal signals.

New Job Search in a New Town

Careers Done Write

Dear Deb, Q. Do you have any recommendations to help me? With the economy the way it is, I am worried that I will not find work. – New Jersey. A.

California: Killing Jobs One at a Time. Happy Labor Day!

Evil HR Lady

Want to make a job go away? Then make it so complicated and regulated that no one can afford to hire someone to do that job and just like magic, that job will go away. The California Legislature is poised to pass a law giving all sorts of new rights to domestic workers. Guaranteed breaks, detailed pay stubs, workers comp. Happy Labor Day

Mentoring vs. Managing: Does it Have to Be One or the Other?

Career Realism

For the success of most businesses today, especially those hiring in Gen Y's, it is imperative leadership blend managing and mentoring. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Internships advice career job manage mentor promotion search

The Importance of Activity Management


Do you often feel pressed for time? Do you feel like you have so many things to do and yet don’t have enough time to do them all?

9 Words Your Resume Can Live Without

Career Rocketeer

You know that feeling you get when you’re sure you’ve seen something before? At RezScore , we get that feeling all the time…looking at resumes.

Joshua Waldman – Author “Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies” [Video Interview]

Boomers Next Step

Joshua Waldman, MBA, is a consultant and entrepreneur who teaches technology and marketing skills to job seekers to help them get noticed and ultimately find jobs. He has been using social media to enhance his career and the careers of others since 2006 and has worked with unemployment office staff, MBA career center staff, and.

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How Long Should a Resume Be?

Career Realism

How long should a resume be? Well, there is simply no definite answer to this question. Everyone's situation is different and job requirements vary. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Resume & Cover Letter advice career expert job length resume search

Sharing and Honoring My 9/11 Story

Career Solvers

After 9/11 I took the subway down to lower Manhattan because it was something I felt I needed to do. Saw the void. In the city sky. Missing towers.

How To Date Your Way to a Job


Find your perfect job/perfect love with these job and spouse hunting tips. This is a guest post by Yehoshua Paul. Your Expectations. How about age?

Employee Engagement: A New Buzz on Engaged Branding Through Community Co-creation

David Zinger

Employee Engagement: Honeybees offer a new handle for Starbucks. Maurice Maeterlinck, The Life of Bees , (1901). The buzz. White space invitation.

Be a Better Person by Becoming More Generous

Water Cooler Wisdom

Being generous simply means giving freely of yourself – your knowledge, your expertise, your time, or your possessions – without expecting anything in return.    It can range from helping a disabled person with her groceries to serving on the board of a nonprofit organization.  Make it Automatic. Work on Your Perspective.

How to Make a Career Change into Green Collar Work

Position Ignition

Whatever one’s predisposition to climate change, global warming and the green agenda, we all agree that we’re running out of fossil fuels and we’ve got to take new and different approaches to the way we utilise the planet’s natural resources. Already the green economy represents more than 5% of the UK’s GDP.