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A Day In The Life of Two Jobseekers

Career Copilot

A Day In The Life of Two Jobseekers. Unemployment can seem like one endless ocean of time. It seems to stretch on forever, and yet no matter how far you travel across it you always seem to be in the same place. Partly, this is because being unemployed for a long time tends to invite some less-than-healthy habits, that not only aren’t great [.]

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Startup Or A Corporate Job, Reasons for Startup

Resume Bear

You’ve graduated from college, diploma in hand (or in the mail), and you have a couple of job offers on the table. The smart choice. Or is it?

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Five Factors for Making a Career Decision

The Job Quest

Whenever I see something that talks about hot careers for the future , various choices in healthcare populate the list. It depends. Passion. Strengths.

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5 Tips for Standing Out in a Job Search

Position Ignition

But many don’t see themselves that way or sell themselves that way. Here are five tips to make yourself a standout as you apply for work: 1.

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10 Skills All Leaders Must Master

Career Copilot

10 Skills All Leaders Must Master. Some leadership qualities come naturally, others can be learned. If things are not going the way you want them to you may have to adjust your attitude and your expectations. Career CoPilot - It's your Career - Don't Fly Solo.

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[Manifesto] 55 Tips To Manage Work Stress

Personal Excellence Blog

Stressed at work? Try these tips to help alleviate your stress. Definitely adept to have this manifesto close to you while you’re at work.

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6 Movie Bosses We Actually Really Liked

Resume Bear

Ever dreaded going in to work because your boss makes you think of a four letter word? Andy Serkis in 13 Going On 30. John Amos in Coming to America.

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8 Lessons about money I learned from my family

Penelope Trunk

This post is sponsored by Harris Bank. . When I was growing up, we had stuffed lions from Harris Bank. Big money comes from areas of big chaos. Money

Worst Face-to-Face Networking Mistake

Career Realism

I was at a pretty large networking event recently where I witnessed the most painful attempt at face-to-face networking I’ve ever seen. Your Turn.

Not eligible for re-hire?

Careers Done Write

Hi Deb, I was fired for theft. When investigated, I admitted to what I took and returned it. They are only stating my salary and dates of employment.

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Extra Income, Would You do any of these?

Resume Bear

Sell your body. For science, that is. You can sell whole blood or plasma. Plasma can be sold monthly, and it takes about an hour and 15 minutes.

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My review of Seth Godin’s new book, Stop Stealing Dreams

Penelope Trunk

Seth Godin just published an e-book about education called  Stop Stealing Dreams. When I first saw this, I was stunned. Seth has kids.

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Don’t Be Afraid of Changing Your Job Goals

Career Realism

Here’s a lesson I’m still learning: Changing your mind isn’t the same as giving up. As most of you know, I’m kind of a  goal junkie. Like I’ve failed.

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Finding a Job When You Don't Have Experience


Most young job seekers face this dilemma, and in an economy where jobs have been difficult to find, it is something that must be addressed.

9 Business Acronyms You Need To Know

Resume Bear

Business can be a dirty business. And the language of business can be hard to understand. What You Thought It Meant: National Demonarchy Alliance.

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What To Include In Your Cover Letter

Professional Resume Services

If you are applying for a job vacancy , then it makes sense that you will want to give yourself the best possible chance of being successful.

What Not To Do in Customer Service: Lessons From a Poor Service Encounter (and 10 Elements of Great Customer Service)

Personal Excellence Blog

Are you currently working? How would you rate the level of service you provide to these people? Poor Customer Service: An Incident. At the Mall. years.

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Setting Up the Perfect Informational Interview


Many people aren’t aware that you can request an informational interview, or where you even start the process. Develop Your List.

No More Resume Black Hole Control Your Job Search

Resume Bear

Featured Feature: Real-Time Resume Tracking. Here at the Bear, we aren’t typically the type to toot our own horn, however, in light of some big changes coming your way in the near future, its time we start. Let’s call this our featured feature: Resume Tracking. What do we mean by that? What a relief for you!

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Using The Internet For Job Hunting

Professional Resume Services

Many people assume that just searching locally for jobs is enough – checking local newspapers and notices in local shops, for example.

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How To Manage Your Work Time Wisely

Career Copilot

How To Manage Your Work Time Wisely. We all have those days where we know that after 2PM we aren’t going to get anything done, where we know that we aren’t going to be productive. But do you know how to best be productive at work? What are the habits of highly productive people, of CEO’s and Presidents? Career Development

10 Team Building Ideas


Team building is an important tool in creating a well-developed and efficient work environment.

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What to look for in a good recruitment agency?

Resume Bear

Agencies also play an effective resource for an applicant as more and more companies are deciding to use them to advertise their roles.

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Is Your Job a Danger to Your Health?

Ms. Career Girl

As you trudge off to work today, ask yourself a simple question, “Is My Job Going to be the Death of Me?”. How do you wind down from the work day?

The Perfect Ending

Careers Done Write

Job seekers everywhere stress over how to write a cover letter. Some dread the task of writing the letter so much that they forego the letter entirely.

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5 Bad Habits to Avoid on the Computer


Even outdoor jobs often require some updating of computer records, so working comfortably in front of the screen is something that is really important.

25 Twitter Chats for Valuable Career Advice

Resume Bear

With competition tough and opportunities limited, finding a job can be difficult. jobhuntchat. Join in every Monday at 10 p.m. EST. #HFChat. U30Pro.

Where is My Promotion?

Career Realism

You started this job with bright eyes and full of promise. You were excited about the possibilities. You Oh boy. You may not have made yourself clear.

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INFOGRAPHIC: LinkedIn Members Who Grow their Networks are 30% More Likely to Find Jobs

The Undercover Recruiter

The co-founder of LinkedIn, Reid Hoffman recently published his new book " The Startup of You " (co-authored with Ben Casnocha). Full book review here.

Top 10 Executive Resume Branding Tips

Executive Career Brand

(The following is my latest article as the Personal Branding Expert at But wait. You may not be ready to tackle your resume yet.


Resume Bear

People writing “your” when they mean “you’re” makes you cringe. The song “The Way I Are” makes your hair stand on end. and E.B. They’re in here.

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Beefing Up the Resume vs. Hitting the Job Hunt Trail

The Job Quest

If your graduation date is looming or you are working to figure out the next step in your career, this post is for you. Freelancing. Blogging.

120 Seconds is All You Have to Ace the Interview

Career Realism

120 seconds. That’s how long it takes for an interviewer to decide whether they want to hire you or not. Energy level.  Show some bounce in your step.

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Resume Secret: Tailor Your Resume Twice! Here’s Why

Boomers Next Step

Tailoring your resume is very important in your job search, but you need to remember to tailor each and every resume you send to potential employers. What is tailoring your resume? You want to be sure to use specific information from the online job description and update your resume with applicable words and acronyms from [.].