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Office Etiquette Tips for Young Workers

Resume Bear

If you’re a young worker and you want to stand out from the other baby-faced rookies in the office, check out these eight etiquette tips.

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I’ve Got The Job….Now What?

Career Copilot

I’ve Got The Job….Now Now What? So you’ve landed the job of your dreams. But now what? The hard bit’s over, or so it seems, but there’s actually still the first day, week and month of that much-coveted job to get through and you’ll need to prepare to get the most out of the experience.

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Is Your LinkedIn Profile 100% Complete?

Executive Career Brand

You may be wondering what “100% complete” is, and why it even matters. Your visibility increases dramatically. Two past positions.

The ultimate performance review influencer

Cube Rules

It’s a long way from your performance review. But that end-of-the-year spectacle will come up quicker than you think. The killer? Most people think they have no ability to influence their performance review — even with their performance. If we don’t, well, that’s a completely different story. Great let-down, right?

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Update: Facebook Responds to Employers Asking for Passwords

Resume Bear

Today, Facebook responded. Like many of you, most Facebook users feel it a violation of privacy for employers to ask such a thing.

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Pinterest and Job Seeking Learn More

Resume Bear

The social networking website Pinterest seems to be all anyone can talk about these days. You can use it to: Discover your passions. Get the facts.

2012 138

Can I Use Social Media To Enhance My Career?

Professional Resume Services

Social media is a massive part of many of our lives now that using it seems almost second nature. Fair enough.

What to Do on a Phone Interview

Career Realism

Recently, I received more than a normal level of questions from my clients about what to do on a telephone interview. How should I prepare? The Basics.

Don't Give Out Your Facebook Password During an Interview!

Careers Done Write

There has been a lot of press lately about interviewers asking candidates for their Facebook user name and password as part of the background check process. Just a quick sample below -. Job seekers asked to give Facebook passwords. Would You Give Out Your Facebook Password in a Job Interview? Employers Claim Feudal Rights Over Facebook Pages.

Reasons LinkedIn Can Cause Problems at Work

Resume Bear

This includes navigating around websites like LinkedIn, which is known for its ability to connect professionals with each other.

Making Use of Resume Distribution Services

Professional Resume Services

Did you know that not every job vacancy is advertised through job websites and newspapers?

What to Do When You Have a Bad Boss

Career Realism

I generally believe most people mean well, but simply execute their job poorly sometimes. Sometimes, there are BAD bosses. Opposing styles.

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Chasing job search butterflies

Write Solution

Photo by Martina Rathgens via Flickr. Pursuing them all, hoping to catch one is nearly impossible. However. If I focus on one specific butterfly.

Facebook: Employers Wanting Usename and Password?

Resume Bear

Facebook is the 2nd most popular website in the world. People are constantly updating their status, sharing photos, and checking their friends’ status.

Why Your Resume is so Important

Career Copilot

Why Your Resume is so Important. In the highly competitive environment of the job sector nowadays, the only chance you have to stand out among the rest of the job seeking community is by having a well written resume. The main purpose of a resume is to get the attention of the hiring person to try an make a great impression [.]

5 Tips to Navigating a Career Transition Successfully

Career Realism

A career transition from one type of job to another can be a chosen path or it can be like a Tsunami wave that seems to engulf everything in its path.


Corn on the Job

This is a guest post from Malika Sharma. With government plans recently announced that they are going to try and make Britain one of the top technology centres in Europe, there really hasn’t been a better time to get into the technology industry. Jobs from TomTom could be one of those not to be missed opportunities for all the technical job seekers.

3 Online Tools to Network your Way into Job

Resume Bear

Posted by Adam Justice. Social media is becoming increasingly important for job networking. LinkedIn. Only 5.7 Tweet my Jobs. ResumeBear. Technology.

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How to recognize poor executive function

Penelope Trunk

Executive function means being able to see the big picture and sort through details to arrive at a good decision. have terrible executive function.

Your Resume is a Sales Document

Career Realism

Businesses have brochures. People have resumes. Let’s break that last sentence down: Summary. Brochures and resumes are not life stories.

HR Metrics Don’t Equal a Seat at the Table


Are HR Metrics Like Cost Per Hire Important? . And so last week, the task force unveiled their first HR scorecard standard, cost per hire. Good luck!


Landed a New Job? How to Start Off the Right Way

Resume Bear

Advice for a new job. Love these emails. So she is starting her new job.  I get the nicest THANK YOU from her, and then a request. Here are my few.

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3 Tips on Getting a Traveling Job in the Tourist Industry


The phrase “ job search ” can strike fear in the hearts of even the most qualified candidates. But how does one get a job in this industry?

Top Reasons for Stress in the Workplace

Career Realism

Collectively, you and your colleagues may have created stress in the workplace  without knowing it. Who are these people and why do they do it?

Dear Potential Employer, Please Access My Social Network


Social Media Best Practices for Hiring & Screening on Facebook. There is a new trend and best practice that is happening in the world of work.

7 Ways to Use Social Media to Make the World a Better Place

Resume Bear

Social media is an amazing tool that provides a way for each one of us to do good in the world.  Put a smile on your tweets, always.  How cool is that? 

Why Job Hunting Can Seem Difficult

Professional Resume Services

For many people, the process of actually finding a job they want to apply for and then submitting an application form to apply can seem like hard work.

4 Tips for Writing Resumes from Scratch

Career Realism

Writing a resume from scratch is no easy task. Create an outline of your career history from past to present.

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Time Off Requests for Exempt and Non-Exempt Employee


How Do You Handle Time Off Requests for Employees? What do you do when an employee request time off? Defining the Non-Exempt vs. Exempt Employee.

New Jobs in the Social Media Industry

Resume Bear

The social media industry has grown rapidly in the last decade thanks to the success and growth of websites such as Facebook and Twitter.

How To Use Facebook for Professional Networking [10 Useful Tips]

The Undercover Recruiter

Facebook is a place to interact with friends and family online. Why use Facebook for professional networking? Set your vanity URL. Add your Blog RSS.

The Top 3 Mistakes Job Seekers Make on LinkedIn

Career Rocketeer

Everyone is on LinkedIn these days. Let’s face it. Almost every CEO from every Fortune 500. Last count was over 50 million users. In contrast, job boards have only about 3.5 percent of available jobs. This is common knowledge in the career industry, but then why do so many people spend so much time on job [.].

Boomers, Don’t Be Afraid to Learn From Gen Y

Boomers Next Step

Most of us assign a negative connotation to the term “.”  It separates the young and old, the modern and the old-fashioned, and it serves to emphasize the often uncomfortable differences between people born many years apart.  What if we turned things upside down and used the generation gap to embrace our differences and invite [.].

Graduate to Moving Faster on Your Job Hunt

Resume Bear

As someone that was out of full-time work for nearly a year and a half not too far back, I know how difficult the job hunt can be.