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Can Social Media hinder you from getting that new job?

Resume Bear

Ten years ago, the mere thought of using social media to hire or fire someone was completely unheard of. Liam Condit). Susan’s Two-Cents.

The 4 connections you need to get hired

Cube Rules

photo credit: Darwin Bell. In a job search, we hear a lot about connections. We’ve heard it all. All employers? All colleagues? The key is balance.

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5 Warning Signs That You Are About to Be Made Redundant

Career Copilot

5 Warning Signs That You Are About to Be Made Redundant. There are a lot of things in life which can come as a surprise out of the blue – a health issue, an unexpected pregnancy or the steep cost of buying a house. However, in many cases you realise that if you’d stopped to look at the situation and where you were in your life, [.] Your Career

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Are You as Happy as You Can Be? 10 Surefire Ways To Be Unhappy in Life

Personal Excellence Blog

In line with this post, I’m launching an all-new 21-Day Positivity Challenge, which starts March 1st! Join us and sign up for free now! Future.

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10 Worst Resume Fibs in Academic History

Resume Bear

In a competitive job market, resume lies have become more and more commonplace. Kean University’s controversial president. Yale sued for fake degree.

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The 20 Best Personal Development Books for 20-somethings

Resume Bear

As you go through this intensely transitional period, it’s great to have some help , and these books offer quite a bit. You Majored in What?:

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Should computer skills be included if looking for a non-technical job?

Careers Done Write

Dear Deb: If I am not applying for a technical job (commercial real estate agent), do I need to show my computer skills on a résumé?

4 Ways to Extend Your Personal Brand With Your Elevator Speech

Career Realism

Today, elevator speeches are critical. Here are some ideas on how to re-position your elevator speech in order to extend your personal brand. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Job Search advice business card elevator speech expert job linkedin personal brand search tip

On the Job Hunt, There Are No Guarantees

The Job Quest

Our coonhound, Graham, has been with us for two months now, and we are discovering that he has quite the personality. ” and he gallops right in.

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10 Big Businesses That Let Employees Nap on the Job

Resume Bear

In times past, napping on the job would have gotten you fired, or at least seriously reprimanded, but that isn’t always the case in today’s workplace.

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5 Tips for Finding a Career Mentor in Your Field

Career Copilot

5 Tips for Finding a Career Mentor in Your Field You may think finding a mentor in your field is tough, but if you’ve been diligent (and lucky) enough to find you’re field you’re already more than halfway there. Finding what you want to do with your life is really the big challenge and will greatly inform how you go about finding a mentor.

4 Tips to Help You Shorten Your Job Search

Career Realism

Is your job search taking too long? Here are four tips from one of our trusted career experts to help you significantly shorten your job search. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Job Search advice career expert help job search tip

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It’s your life. It’s your career. Stop apologizing.

Write Solution

”, “What will ‘they’ think, when they see …?” ” (Easier said, than done. know.). Photo by satguru via Flickr.

The lengths she went for an Interview. #WEWANTKIRSTY

Resume Bear

Do you think Retroviral should invite me round for an interview? Why you ask? Watch it Here. have a tertiary Degree. have Lady Balls. am i Bovered?

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LinkedIn Headlines that Stand Out from the Crowd [10 Examples]

The Undercover Recruiter

The headline is possibly the most important part on your LinkedIn profile. Some are funny, some are memorable and some are very professional.

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Cure Your Career Uncertainty in 7 Steps

Career Realism

Deciding on a career is exciting, but it can be very difficult. Find out how to cure your career uncertainty with these easy steps! To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Choosing a Career Path advice career cure job search tip uncertainty

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A Teacher’s Perspective: Career Advice I Wish I Would Have Followed

Ms. Career Girl

Although I enjoy my job as a teacher, sometimes I wonder what else I could have done with my life. My confidence wasn’t as strong then as it is now.

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Job Boards Are 2nd Largest Source of Hire: College is 5th

Resume Bear

Why track source of hire data? Companies need to know where to spend their time, effort and recruiting dollars. Job boards. Corporate career sites.

Management: 10 Tips for Time, Work, & Life


You can manage! write an awful lot about time management, business management, and life management. write about management because I need it. Men too.

Are You Sabotaging Your Job Search?

Career Realism

Pessimistic about finding a new job? You could be sabotaging your job search. Learn how to put yourself in a better frame of mind. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Job Search advice career expert job sabotage search tip

3 Secrets to Sending a LinkedIn Invitation That Works Everytime

Career Rocketeer

As so much in social media is trial and error, I was happy to receive some advice from a Career Enlightenment subscriber, Hugh Knight. We’ve all experienced the frustration of sending out a LinkedIn connection invitation and getting ignored. Even though I consider this bad LinkedIn etiquette, people are busy or uninitiated. Networking SEO1

How to Get a 6 Figure Job in Today’s Economy.

Resume Bear

I accidentally found a formula that made me a 6-figure income in 2011. spent hours upon hours online searching for jobs. started to get down on myself.

How to Show Agile Behaviors on a Resume, Starting with Collaboration

Hiring Technical People

Back at OOP 2012 , I gave a talk called “Six Behaviors to Consider When Hiring for an Agile Team.” My good friend and colleague, Udo Pracht , asked the million dollar question, “How do we show these behaviors on a resume?” ” Good question, Udo. It flunks Rich’s Resume and Interview Preparation Tips. Can you say this?

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3 Signs it’s Time for a Career Change

Career Realism

Are you bored at work these days? Maybe it's time for a career change. Here are three signs when it's time to mix up your professional life. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Choosing a Career Path advice career change expert job life path sign tip

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INFOGRAPHIC: What Is the Cost of Hiring a Bad Employee?

The Undercover Recruiter

What is the cost of a bad hire? When it comes down to it, getting the right fit the first time probably matters a little more than you thought it did.

How Recruiters Pick YOU

Resume Bear

By Jeff Lipschultz. I am often asked how I determine which candidates get submitted to my clients. The simplest answer I can give is: THE BEST ONES!

How To Be the Best Employee You Can Be

Career Copilot

How To Be the Best Employee You Can Be. You want to stand out from the rest of the people that you work with – and maybe you do. But you know that there have to be ways to really go above and beyond the norm without being a brown noser (you don’t want to carry that reputation around with you, trust me). Every business [.]

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[Manifesto] 21 Tips To Wake Up Early

Personal Excellence Blog

For those of you who aspire to wake up early  or have problems waking early, this manifesto is going to come in handy. Click image for larger version).

5 Resources For Finding A Job

Professional Resume Services

A lot of people are unemployed these days. But they don’t have to be – not for long. Not if they beat feet and hit the pavement. Looking for a job is itself hard work. It’s a full-time job just to find a job. You have to find prospective employers, research them, put together a

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Deputy Attorney Fired For Comments Made on His Twitter Account: Why Your Reputation On-Line Is More Important Than Your Net Worth

Resume Bear

from the February 24th, 2011 USA Today article “ Ind. Your reputation is very fragile however.  Once it gets tarnished, it is so difficult to repair. 

Why jobseekers need to show interest in Pinterest…

Mildred Talabi

What on earth is “Pinterest”, you ask? Pinterest is essentially a giant digital pinboard disguised as a social networking site.

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Writing a Unique Cover Letter

Careers Done Write

One reason so many job seekers hate writing cover letters is because they find it difficult to write something unique. cover letter

Are You Overqualified?

Professional Resume Services

How many times have you been told you were overqualified for a job search position? It actually happens a lot and can be just as bruising to an ego and not being considered at all. There is actually a reason why employers will use this tactic during the interview process. They will actually see you

How to Handle Job Rejection


However, if you are in the real world , getting drilled with questions at lengthy interviews, it is hard not to take rejection personally.

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