Sat.Sep 17, 2011 - Fri.Sep 23, 2011

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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: . 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. Thanks for writing in.

2011 59

Making a Fresh Start in Your Current Job

Jobacle

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?

2011 76

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.

2011 49

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?

2011 78

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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? to 1 in mid-2006. or a simple Outlook file. Is Your Resume A Mess?

2011 62

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 CAREEREALISM.com. Resume & Cover Letter advice blog expert job resume search

2011 43

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. Career Girl Connect last night! It was a big success and a LOT of fun! Or, want Ms. and our gift bag donors!

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.

2011 58

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 CAREEREALISM.com. Resume & Cover Letter advice blog career expert job resume search tip

Career Ruin: Homeschooling

Penelope Trunk

We had no food in the house because we had no money. I bought food on a day to day basis. But I must also admit that I ended up in a mental ward.

2011 32

10 Tips to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile for Business

Jobacle

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.

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?

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 CAREEREALISM.com. Climbing the Ladder advice career etiquette job office promotion Workplace Advice

2011 39

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

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?

5 Benefits of Networking Virtually

Career Realism

Here are five benefits of networking virtually. Most of my network growing was accomplished in the virtual, online web space and community. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Networking advice career expert job networking search

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. 99.9%

2011 28

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.

2011 27

Is Employment Branding Bullshit?

Blogging4jobs

You may have noticed a recurring theme this week on Bonus Track. It’s part of life. I am one of those crazies who loves to work. I beg to differ.

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? ”).

2011 37

Are Your Professional Relationships Powerful or Painful?

Career Realism

In the workplace, relationships can be a key factor for professional success but there are a lot of painful professional relationships out there. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Networking advice career job networking professional relationship search

10 Ways To Brand Yourself As A Desperate Job Seeker

reCareered

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

Announcing: Upcoming Release of All-New The Personal Excellence Book!! (and How To Get 15% Off)

Personal Excellence Blog

Hey everyone! Some of you may have noticed that there haven’t been any updates in the past few weeks. What is The Personal Excellence Book?

2011 23

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).

Improve Your Work Instant Messaging Skills

Career Realism

Instant messaging at work is a powerful communication tool with big pluses and possible minuses. This blog post explains how to improve your skills. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Climbing the Ladder advice career expert instant messaging job Workplace Advice

8 Signs That You Suck At Job Search

reCareered

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].

The Winners of The 5th Annual JobMob Guest Blogging Contest

JobMob

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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Happy Fall! Shifting Gears at Work for Autumn

Jobacle

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

2011 28

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?

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

reCareered

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].

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 I’m kind of a big deal.” No wonder she’s always studying!