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Making a Fresh Start in Your Current Job


We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit. Aristotle. Assess Yourself. What are you good at? What do you struggle with?

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7 Secrets to Get a Job Using Social Media – do you know them?

Resume Bear

Tooth Fairy, Santa Clause, The Baby Stalk and mailing resumes to HR. As an older worker do you ever feel that all the good fantasies are dead?

“If I resign will I still get my retirement money I put in?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question : If I resign will I still get my retirement money I put in? Terry. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Answer : Dear Terry:   . 1. With very few exceptions, money you have contributed to your retirement remains yours, no matter what. Or, if due to an illness you have a limited life expectancy, early distributions may be granted. Best, Al Sklover.

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Job Seeker Creates Incredible QR Code Video Resume

Corn on the Job

The creativity of job seekers continues to surprise, impress, and inspire me. Sweet QR Code Video Resume.

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One Size Does Not Fit All

The Job Quest

There’s little wonder why so many people dread shopping for clothes. Rarely does anything fit right. Except it’s not that simple.

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10 Tips to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile for Business


There have been several financial recessions in the last century or so. Some of these were localized to specific countries or areas of the world.

Did My Resume End up in the Black Hole?

Resume Bear

Whatever Happened to my Resume? Can [link] Help Me? Did you ever wonder why this is? Today, each new job posting elicits an average of 300-400 resumes.

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Unmissable eBook: 125 Twitter Job Search Tips

Position Ignition

Twitter is a growing phenomenon and is being increasingly used in job hunting, recruiting and in professional networking. Watching out for spam.

Thanks for Attending Ms. Career Girl Connect!

Ms. Career Girl

Thanks to everyone who came out to Ms. The venue is gorgeous and we can’t wait to throw another event in your space!! and our gift bag donors!

Career Ruin: Homeschooling

Penelope Trunk

We had no food in the house because we had no money. bought food on a day to day basis. That was me, affording to stay home with my kids and not work.

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Why Your Mother Should Not Read Your Resume

Resume Bear

If your resume needs the once over, who do you turn to? Translation, your resume may be going out to potential employers with some issues.

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Write a Resume that Helps You Land Your First Job

Career Realism

Your resume helps you land your first job by presenting you at your best to hiring managers who are looking for someone with your skills. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Resume & Cover Letter advice blog expert job resume search

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Are “Years of Experience” Requirements Fair to Younger Workers?

Evil HR Lady

Dear Evil HR Lady, I’m about six years into my IT career and like any business person I am always keeping my eye on the market. I’ve noticed a trend where employers post minimum experience requirements, which is not unusual. However the requirements are a bit overstated. Truth be told, a second year undergrad could do that job without difficulty.

Making Sure You Have Strong Cover Letters and Email Messages

Professional Resume Services

You know how you always hear, “Typically, recruiters and HR managers look over a cover letter in less than a minute to determine if you’re a strong candidate?”  ”  Well, I’m here to tell you that it’s TRUE. Your cover letter must prove to readers that you are a viable choice for the position, and

13 Illegal and Legal Interview Questions:

Resume Bear

Age Inappropriate: How old are you? What year were you born? When did you graduate from high school? Are your parents or spouse citizens of the US?

4 Tips for Giving Your Entry-level Resume Veteran Appeal

Career Realism

The key to entry-level resume success is to boost your current qualifications—even if you’re on a low rung of the corporate ladder. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Resume & Cover Letter advice blog career expert job resume search tip

Top 25 Must-Have iPhone Apps for Your Job Search

Career Rocketeer

This helps you uncover the hidden job market of opportunities not publicly advertised on the major job search engines. What Color Is Your Parachute?

Promising 2011 Careers that Match Your Personality

Career Key

Holland’s Theory of Career Choice is one of the most widely used and respected career choicetheories used by professional career counselors.

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Happy Fall! Shifting Gears at Work for Autumn


I slept in till 9:30 a.m. this morning. hate doing that because it perpetuates the myth that we who work at home are slouches. Welcome to fall!

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Office Etiquette: Do You Know the Basics?

Career Realism

Most of us likely have mastered table manners by now (or at least know not to talk with a full mouth). But what about office etiquette? To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Climbing the Ladder advice career etiquette job office promotion Workplace Advice

What Makes a Good Executive MBA Course?

Position Ignition

In our recent post on executive MBAs, we said not all EMBAs are equal. Just as with any type of degree, the courses that various business schools offer vary wildly in terms of quality, value and usefulness. Therefore the best EMBAs will have a degree of flexibility that allows you to fit the studying and learning process around your daily life.

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Is Employment Branding Bullshit?


You may have noticed a recurring theme this week on Bonus Track.  It’s part of life. Does that mean mine is wrong?  Or that yours is invalid?

How to Write a Great Resume Headline

Blue Sky Resumes

Many people struggle with how to start their resume. Should you write an objective statement describing the type of position you seek? ”).

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10 Ways To Brand Yourself As A Desperate Job Seeker


Are you giving others the impression that you’re in job search desperation? Appearing as though you are desperate for a job (especially if you really are desperate) is a sure way to turn off most employers and recruiters. Hiring managers, (Continued at [link]. reCareered Blog

How to Be Diplomatic

Water Cooler Wisdom

Diplomacy is not just for world leaders and college-level debate teams.    If you work with other human beings, you need this skill today.    The hallmark of the diplomatic person is assertiveness, or readily expressing your views while respecting the opinions and dignity of others.  you win, and they win).

The Winners of The 5th Annual JobMob Guest Blogging Contest


After the biggest edition of the contest in 5 years, it’s time to announce the winners of over $5000 in prizes. Thank Yous. The Winners. Paula R.

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What To Do When Your Boss Hates You

Evil HR Lady

Dear Evil HR Lady, I don’t think I’ve seen this topic covered since I started subscribing to you. I’m curious what should I do when I realize that my manager is trying to use old information, and solicit my co-workers’ opinions about me to use it against me? Luckily, I’ve done my job well, and have earned awards for my office. So, am I doomed here?

8 Signs That You Suck At Job Search


It's frustrating to realize you suck at something. but most of you suck at job search. It's especially frustrating when you're really good at your job, but because you suck at job search, you're having trouble finding a new job. Here are 8 signs. Continued at [link].

4-Point Survival Guide for Adult Interns


You stormed the interview, got the internship, and feel like you are over the moon. Congrats!

You Are Kind of a Big Deal

Career Alley

“ You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take. ” – Wayne Gretzky. Author Byline: Jessica has a true passion for the job seeker, evidenced by her desire to share everything she can with everyone she can about resume writing and interviewing. Author Website: [link]. “I’m kind of a big deal.” No wonder she’s always studying!

Taking a Lower-Level Position – 4 Things to Know

Jennifer Anthony

By Don Goodman. It’s easy to conclude that taking a lower-level position means putting the brakes on the career track or even taking a step back, but in fact, there can be a lot to gain in such a decision. Sometimes you have to take a step back in order to take a step forward in your career. Will I be happier with the position?

Your Next Job Depends On What Google Says About You – Are You Prepared?


Are you prepared that Google might determine if you get your next job? Learn how Google and social media make a huge impact on weather you get a job. or it goes to someone else. Continued at [link].

Global Trend Voted Most Likely to Bite HR Pros in the #$#.

HR Capitalist

You'll look at the chart below and say, "Yeah, Kris - I knew that. Big Deal". Of course you know about texting. You're a savvy blog reader.

Selling Yourself Short – 5 Ways to Promote Your Job Search

Career Alley

“ We must become the change we want to see. &# – Mahatma Gandhi. Team leader or “individual contributor&# ? Manager or supporter? Successful organizations are filled with all personality types. The best leaders in the world would be very unsuccessful if they had no followers. This is all well and good, but it is a delicate balance.