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Employers: Ignoring Job Candidates Impacts Your Brand

Resume Bear

Consider the findings below: 77 percent think less of a company that doesn’t respond to a job application. Article by. in Editing, Writing, and Media.

5 quick and easy tips for job hunters

Career Copilot

5 quick and easy tips for job hunters Let me start by saying it is not quick or easy to find a new job. Quite the opposite in fact. Job hunting takes patience and perseverance.  I often tell job seekers that is important to continuously move the needle each day and make sure you continue to move forward. Far too many people post [.]

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The Lazy C-level Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

So you’re suddenly in an executive job search or planning one – by choice or by circumstance. You’re a lazy, or misinformed, job seeker if you: 1.

Possibly The Worst Cover Letter Ever (Must See)

Corn on the Job

There’s no other way to title a post like this. The following cover letter was received yesterday (1/16/12) by a Houston area creative agency.

Emails That Could Get You FIRED!

Resume Bear

For better or for worse, email is increasingly the way many Americans communicate in this technological era. Moreover, it was unnecessary. Joke email.

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What We Really Do at Work on Our Mobile Phones

Resume Bear

A recent survey sheds light on what people do on their mobile devices at work—and what they think others are doing. Ever gotten in trouble for it?

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Keep Smiling!

The Job Quest

I came across an interesting article on the benefits of smiling. It listed 15 reasons why smiling is good for you. Who would you rather talk to?

3 Ways to Beat the Work Winter Blues

Jobacle

Work is a bore. Basically, Work + Winter = Woe. But what are the alternatives? Career Advice Work Winter depressed work work winter blues

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Blog Your Way To That New Position

Professional Resume Services

With all the new technology available on the Internet today, there is absolutely no reason anyone should simply stop once a resume has been completed and sent. There is a wide world of other venues just waiting for you to use them to market your personal brand. Blogging is only part of it. Some may

The 8 Best Career Movies of All Time

Resume Bear

Ever watch a movie and think, “Oh my God, that is my LIFE?”. Yeah, that happens all the time. The Devil Wears Prada. The Pursuit of Happyness. Clerks.

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Five Tips for Playing the (Job Hunt) Game

The Job Quest

Living in Wisconsin, I am one of many who follow the Green Bay Packers. And this season has been a pretty amazing one. Until Sunday night, that is.

How to Turn Your Talent Into a Career

Jobacle

Growing up I always heard the popular “if you do what you love you’ll never have to work a day in your life.”

Tweet Your Executive Resume

Professional Resume Services

You’ve done everything you can possibly think of to get your executive resume out to businesses and still it’s hard to find a job. What else can you do? Think about social media sites such as Twitter. Many people now use tweets to get their resumes out to businesses faster. It’s also a great place

Dr. Martin Luther King’s Economics: Through Jobs, Freedom

Resume Bear

Martin Luther King Jr. was working hard to get people to Washington, DC. He merely exists.” Jobs and Freedom. By 2004, it had risen to 190 times.

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Quick Tip: Fill The Gap With a Relevant Part-Time Job While Unemployed

Corn on the Job

A friend from college sent me an interesting Facebook message the other day. Filling the gap is easy, even though we sometimes make it harder.

The Resume is Dead

Blogging4jobs

Your past is not. I am waxing nostalgic. What is it about the past that keeps us in it? Or keeps us reverting to it or, sometimes, avoiding it? Again.

How to Leverage 5 Pathways for Strengths Based Employee Engagement

David Zinger

Leverage Strengths – An outline of why employee engagement needs to be strong stuff. Let’s get strong in 2012. Engagement is strong stuff.

The 50 Best Places To Work In 2012

Resume Bear

It’s that time of year again: Glassdoor has released its list of 50 best places to work in 2012! Below, see the companies and corresponding ratings.

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How to Figure Out Which Managers Are Net Positive to Your Culture in 1 Question.

HR Capitalist

Don't overthink the questions and tools at your disposal. see comments for more gold. It's a no BS question on what people want out of your company.

How to land a job when you are overqualified

Cube Rules

photo credit: o5com. Below are some tips to get the job–even if it’s not your dream one. So how do you go about down-playing your skills?

5 Job Search Lessons You Learned in Kindergarten

Career Realism

You’ve probably heard the phrase, “All you need to know you learned in Kindergarten.” Which things you learned can apply to your job search? To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Job Search advice career expert job kindergarten lesson search

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4 Essential Job Search 2.0 Tips for New Grads

Resume Bear

Start by Googling yourself. Don’t like the results? potential employer may not either. Keep it clean! 2)      Create a Web Resume.

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INFOGRAPHIC: What Happens to Your Resume When You Apply to Jobs Online?

The Undercover Recruiter

Do you know what happens with your resume when you apply for jobs online? The steps that your resume goes through are: 1. Source: Resunate

10 Ways to Manage Stress at the Office

Jobacle

In today's hypercompetitive business environment, it's common for workers to experience workplace stress. Take a break. Try deep breaths.

Tips for Making Your Online Image Employer-Ready

Career Realism

Finding information about other people is easier than ever. Professionals are now going to great lengths to create their own personal brands online. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Job Search advice career expert job networking online personal brand search

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Free Recruiting Model Changes Industry Fuels Economy

Blogging4jobs

HCM Abuzz Over Free Recruiting Strategy. With a Saas system, gone are the days of software versions and inconvenient server data storage systems.

How to Do a Great Phone Interview

Water Cooler Wisdom

The phone interview is typically overlooked because managers want to move straight to the in-person interview.    However, you can learn a lot from a 15 minute phone call, enough perhaps to save yourself the trouble of entertaining an unsuitable applicant for an hour or two at your office. The Ins and Outs.

Things I wish I had written

Penelope Trunk

In therapy lately I am learning to identify my feelings. When I have a blog post that people love I am happy for weeks. Like this article about Ikea.)

Adaptive Skills: What Do They Add to a Resume?

Career Realism

Your resume should assure a company they are hiring someone who not only has specific skills they need now but also adaptive skills for the future. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Resume & Cover Letter advice career expert job resume search skill

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You Can’t Always Get What you Want: Hard Work

Blogging4jobs

In order to achieve success, one has to work very hard or just be very lucky. Sometimes, our desires are more deeply rooted than our needs.

5 Reasons You Should Consider Career Re-Training

Boomers Next Step

Once you are established in your field, it can be difficult to make the transition into a second career. However, many people find it is the smartest move they ever made. There are several advantages to career re-training, but the transition takes time, money and effort. If you’re taking this step, start planning as.

INFOGRAPHIC: How Much Does it Cost to Live and Work in the UK?

The Undercover Recruiter

Did you ever stop to think about how much having a job actually costs you? Here's a clue: It ain't cheap.

3 costly mistakes jobseekers make on cover letters

Mildred Talabi

What’s more important – having a good CV or a good cover letter…? The answer? Did I mention I had TWENTY-SEVEN applications to go through?

Social Recruiting on Facebook Increases Brain Size

Blogging4jobs

New Facebook Changes: Advertising on Facebook. This Facebook change, or any change for that matter when it comes to Facebook, has caused quite a stir.