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Do you hate your job? Don't tell Twitter! | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

It never ceases to amaze me that people do not realize that when they tweet, the world can see it. I shook my head in amazement when I read 30 Ways to Lose a Job on Twitter. It was written back in April, but not enough people were aware

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Resume Advice: How to Mention Unrelated Work Experience on Your Resume

Career Realism

By CAREEREALISM-Approved Expert, Jessica Holbrook Hernandez? Many candidates who come to us for resume help have the same question. They have years of professional work experience, but a lot of it isn't relevant to the position they're

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12 ways your LinkedIn profile will help you get a new job [part 2]

Position Ignition

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7 Strategies for Overcoming the Resume Black Hole

Jennifer Anthony

giant stack of resumes. Image by woodleywonderworks via Flickr. By Jessica M Holbrook. We hear from job seekers every day who are sending out hundreds of resumes and job applications never to be heard from again

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Top Careers of the Future

Resume Bear

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics creates a new 10-year forecast every two years detailing the specific occupations the government expects will grow and shrink over the coming decade. According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook for

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Has Google Banned Your Resume?

Resume Bear

Do you read Hacker articles? Hm… maybe that's just me. Anyway, I discovered a very interesting bit of info that cited the “Google Blacklist” which are words that Google does not like. As you can imagine, some of the words are pretty

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Career Management: Defining the Process and Purpose

Career Realism

By CAREEREALISM-Approved Expert, Chrissy Scivicque The term “career management” is a bit abstract for some people. It sounds like this fluffy, indefinable concept that doesn't really mean a whole lot. In reality, career management is a

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11 Tips To Effective Email Management

Personal Excellence Blog

Emailing has become a central mode of our communication today, both at home and at work. Looking back ten years ago, it's kind of hard to imagine this. I still remember I got my first PC then and email was a complete novelty

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8 Strategies for Parents to Help Their Children's Career Development

Career Key

We just released a new update to our popular eBook, How Parents Can Help Their Children's Career Development, available in our eBookstore for $4.95 a copy, $6.95 for a license to make 25 copies for your group

Tell me what you want, what you really, really want

Resume Bear

(Sorry about the Spice Girls video. I couldn't resist.) Kudos to Indeed for putting together some very interesting research. They looked at all of the jobs in their database and made a list of the most common attributes that employers

How to Stop Your Resume from Becoming Spam

Career Realism

By CAREEREALISM-Approved Expert, Michael Trust Today's more sophisticated e-mail systems often look for certain characteristics in e-mail text and in any e-mail attachments. Unfortunately, things like words or graphics that may be

Why am I staying in a job I don't like?

Position Ignition

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reCareered: Do You Own Your Own Name? Or does someone else?

reCareered

2010 5

The 7 Deadly Sins Of Good Hiring Managers | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Most hiring managers have good intentions. But creating the right environment to attract and land a new hire is not an easy task. What have you seen

7 Easy To Use Websites For Virtual Resumes and Portfolios

JobMob

Where and why to post your resume or portfolio online in only a few clicks. This is a guest post by Obreanna McReynolds. If you’d also like to guest post here on JobMob, follow these guest post guidelines. In today’s competitive job market, standing out from the crowd has become more important, and more difficult, than ever. As desperate as many job seekers may feel, employers are just as eager to find that one superstar hire buried in the thick stack of cover letters and resumes.

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Dilbert: Involuntary Termination and Payroll

Position Ignition

The Power of HOPE

Learning Voyager

Imagine being buried alive under tons of rock, half a mile below the surface of the earth. That's the situation that the Chilean miners found themselves in. But 70 days later, the Miracle in the Mine happened: all 33 were rescued

3 Presentation Mistakes You Should Avoid | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

There are 3 big presentation mistakes you should avoid. Because if you don't, you will lose me. And others. For good. Are you making these mistakes

How to find a part-time job

Resume Bear

I have a question for everyone. How can a semiconductor chip company remain profitable if the chip price plummets every few months?” Anyone? Going once. Going twice. Smile). If you do not know the answer, then you are not an expert in

reCareered: Who's Hiring - Top employers week of 10-11-10

reCareered

Start recognizing patterns in problems | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

I think each person struggles with one, singular thing. I learned this when I was a graduate student in English. Each writer we studied actually wrote the same

Career Advice: When to Give Up on Finding Your Dream Career

Career Realism

By CAREEREALISM-Approved Expert, Chrissy Scivicque. Everyone wants a job they love. We all want to wake up excited to go to work, spend our days accomplishing goals we're proud of, and come home feeling pleasantly fulfilled

10 Keys to Amplify Your Executive Brand Online

Executive Career Brand

10 Keys to Amplify Your Executive Brand Online is a post from: Executive Career Brand. Make no mistake. Your online reputation matters. People are Googling you before deciding whether to interview you for a job, hire you or do business

John L. Holland's Papers Now Available at the University of Missouri

Career Key

If you're a graduate student or scholar doing research on John L. Holland, the author of Holland's Theory of Career Choice on which The Career Key test is based, his papers are now archived in the Western Historical Manuscript

I'm Clearly the Best Candidate--So Why Am I Not Getting the Job?

Evil HR Lady

Dear Evil HR Lady, I heard that 85% of the time it's not the most qualified candidate that gets the job. I'm still searching for that 15% job. I'm an Accountant. Not to toot my own horn but I'm kinda good at it. I'm considered extremely

Did You Know That. ?

Sklover Working Wisdom

Major companies illegally collude with each other to keep their employees from getting new jobs with their competitors. Just two weeks ago six leading technology companies – including Apple, Google, Adobe and Intel – reached a

Looking for Love? Let Blogging Open the Door to Romance

Ms. Career Girl

Post image for Looking for Love? Let Blogging Open the Door to Romance. A note from Nicole: To be quite frank with you, I almost didn't accept the following guest post. I read the title and the first few paragraphs and thought the

Who's Hiring from the Best Companies to Work for – Vol 17

Career Alley

“People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing – that's why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar. Being the best at anything is all relative. Relative to the competition and relative to the measurement being

The Interviewer Said I Have the Job, But No Offer Has Appeared

Evil HR Lady

Dear Evil HR Lady, I'm currently unemployed, but I interviewed with a past colleague heading a new company department. I was told after the interview that “they wanted me” and I just had to talk to a couple of other guys

“Is it a conflict of interest if I work in the same place as my.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: Is it a conflict of interest if my son has me work for him on his scheduled shift because of a death in the family? We work in the same place and we are both hourly employees. Raynette Winslow, Arizona

Looking for Love? Let Blogging Open the Door to Romance

Ms. Career Girl

Post image for Looking for Love? Let Blogging Open the Door to Romance. A note from Nicole: To be quite frank with you, I almost didn't accept the following guest post. I read the title and the first few paragraphs and thought the

Surprise interview – are you ready?

Cube Rules

photo credit: •?pfaff. pfaff. Surprise interviews are unusual — but not unheard of when you have built a great personal brand for getting things done in a company where managers are hand picking the talent they want on their team.

My MBA Isn't Helping My Career

Evil HR Lady

Dear Evil HR Lady, About a year ago I finished my MBA. While working on my MBA, I had imagined that there would be plenty of opportunities when I graduated. Unfortunately even with an advanced degree, my two years in finance are not

“Is a 17-year-old protected by the age discrimination laws, or a.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: Hello, Alan! Well, I am 17 years old and applied for a nursing home job as an assistant. I was interviewed and hired. Then, nine days later I was laid off. I was told that the company started a new policy that says employees