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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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‘I Know You’re Trying to Help My Career But Don’t’

Career Realism

"Don't help me." Is that what you want to say to your friends, family, and even co-workers who want to “help” you in your career change? To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Job Search advice career co-worker expert family friend help job search

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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

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.

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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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 Resume & Cover Letter advice career expert job resume search skill

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6 Tips for Creating a More Relaxing Workspace


Sweating under blindingly bright fluorescent lights in a stark white workspace isn’t exactly considered an ideal working condition.

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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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 Job Search advice career expert job kindergarten lesson search

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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. I can now also add sales to my skill set.

The Resume is Dead


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.

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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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 Job Search advice career expert job networking online personal brand search

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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.

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

4 Essential Job Search 2.0 Tips for New Grads

Resume Bear

Entering the job market after college can be an incredibly stressful process, but it’s also equally exciting. Start by Googling yourself.

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How to Tell if it’s a Dead-end Job

Career Realism

Here are the top 10 signs you should run for the door after an interview. If you see even a hint of any of these signs, it's a dead-end job. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Job Search advice blog boss career expert job security management vacancies

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3 Ways to Beat the Work Winter Blues


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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How to land a job when you are overqualified

Cube Rules

photo credit: o5com. With the current climate of unemployment ( 8.6% Below are some tips to get the job–even if it’s not your dream one.

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.

5 Wardrobe Malfunctions Your Interviewer Won’t Tell You About (Men’s Edition!)

Career Realism

Interviewers will notice (and appreciate) your attention to detail with your wardrobe. It shows you understand and respect corporate culture. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Climbing the Ladder advice appearance career expert job promotion search

How to Turn Your Talent Into a Career


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

Free Recruiting Model Changes Industry Fuels Economy


HCM Abuzz Over Free Recruiting Strategy. We have entered the war for talent but the war may be entirely different than we first expected. Saas 2.0

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.

How to Pass a Career Personality Test

Career Realism

This article explains what to consider when taking a personality test for a potential job opening. Of course, always be honest with yourself. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Interviewing advice blog career expert management Personality tests

Things I wish I had written

Penelope Trunk

In therapy lately I am learning to identify my feelings. I am thinking about those two things. I am almost never envious, but I am often jealous.

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


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.

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