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7 Ways to Earn More Respect and Influence as a Young Professional Woman

Ms. Career Girl

Today’s post is by Holland Banks. This is especially true for women my age. Be Statuesque, Rather Than Sexy. Avoid the BFF Tendency. Tweet This!

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One Very Important Question to Ask During an Interview

The Job Quest

This cartoon from 1.00 Some folks answer this well, but every once in a while, you get an interviewer who stumbles on it. for a response. Oops.

2011 120

7 Most Common Mistakes Job Seeker Make and How to Avoid them

Career Copilot

We all know the job market sucks right now. If you are a job seeker chances are you are sending aout a lot of resumes and not getting a positive response. Maybe you are getting interviews but still not getting the job. Perhaps it is time to stop blaming the economy and start evaluating your [.]. job hunting

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Top 100 Twitter Accounts Job Seekers MUST Follow: 2012

Resume Bear

If you’re new to using Social Media in your job search – specifically Twitter – how do you know who to follow for really good advice? No salespeople.

2012 155

When it Comes to Networking, Don’t Be a Jack

Cube Rules

When it comes to networking, don’t introduce yourself with a long-winded and too-obviously rehearsed list of credentials. It's obvious! To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Networking advice blog career expert job networking search

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Competitive Resumes

I love music. For each phase of my life, there is a soundtrack of songs that run through my head.

2011 74

Make Your Career More Social: Show Up and Engage

Threshold Consulting

This month’s Career Collective topic is “social media - how to use it in a job search, how to get started, do's and don'ts”. And now, they can.

2011 73

How to Start Up a Startup on a Budget


As far as Internet startup companies go, there are basically two types. They’re the kind where the CEO shares an office with all seven employees.

2011 101

Do I Look too Young to be Taken Seriously at Work?

Ms. Career Girl

A note from Nicole: Today’s post is a MUST READ for every young female professional out there! If you’re good, you’re good.

2011 106

5 Ways to Add Value to Your Employer

The Job Quest

A while back, I wrote a post entitled, “ Three Ways to Add Value to a Company Before Getting Hired.&# OK, stop with the “Well, duh!&#

2011 116

How to set your LinkedIn Profile to get noticed by Recruiters

Career Copilot

I have been writing about job searching using LinkedIn for years now and it finally seems like the tide is shifting away from the major job boards to social media sites like LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. As a corporate recruiter for a Fortune 500 company, I can tell your first hand that LinkedIn is my [.]. Career Development job hunting

2011 115

Human Resources Goes Social! 27 Key Social Media Practices

Resume Bear

I have been networking, meeting people face-to-face on my favorite topic. Yes, social media. I do have others but hey, I am on social media pearls!

Careers are over

Cube Rules

photo credit: Alex E. Proimos. Most of us realize that just having a job does not make it a career. Unfortunately, careers are over. Think about it.

2011 83

Career Development Plans and You

Position Ignition

‘ Career development plan ’ is the buzz phrase of the moment. And do you really need one? Careers Advice

2011 73

Five Keys to Finding Motivation


Earlier today I was really unmotivated to write a blog post. But as you can see, I went ahead with it. Where there's a will there's a way. Then what?

2011 76

Did You Know That. ?

Sklover Working Wisdom

Cigarette smoking is bad for your career? However, if you agree to attend quit-smoking classes, the extra fee will be deferred. Smokers take heed.

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Competitive Resumes

Has unemployment changed your life? Laughing less? Complaining more? Withdrawing from events with friends? Do your friends know your situation?

2011 71

How To Write a LinkedIn Invitation to Connect

Executive Career Brand

How To Write a LinkedIn Invitation to Connect is a post from: Executive Career Brand. I receive lots of requests to connect on LinkedIn. Wouldn’t you?

2011 99

8 Best Employee Incentive Programs - Jobacle.com BLOG - Career.


Best perks to offer aside from salary, raises, and health benefits.

2011 99

11 Ways to Build Your Network After College

Ms. Career Girl

Today’s post is by, Angela Armstrong. You’re fresh out of college and looking for a job. but nothing has worked. So what’s next? Tweet This!

Three Ways to Add Value to a Company before Getting Hired

The Job Quest

If only I could show them how they would benefit from bringing me on,’ you think, ‘they would love me!’. So what’s stopping you from doing just that?

2011 102

7 Ways to Improve Your Cover Letter & Get Noticed

Career Copilot

Your cover letter is an important tool. Don’t undervalue its potential. A well written, customized and attractively created cover letter can help you force your way in over hundreds of other candidates. At the same time, when you just write them without any perceptible creativity or purpose, they are nothing more than blank sheets that [.]. Resume

Job Seekers: Who to Add to Your Google+ Circles

Resume Bear

Heather R. Huhman. By now, you probably have a Google+ account. And if you don’t, you have at least heard about it. Kevin W. Heather R.

2011 153

Twitter tips: 4 ways to discover job leads for the job seeker

Cube Rules

photo credit: TarikB. Twitter, on the face of it, is overwhelming. Especially to job seekers. How can you find job leads in 140 characters? For me?

Cover Letter Help That Gets the Job

Careers Done Write

I often say that sending a résumé without a cover letter is like leaving your house with a shirt and no pants.

The Top Lists of the Hottest Careers of 2011


It's graduation time, a time when millions are thinking about what they will do with their freshly minted degree in hand. US News). ForbesWoman).

2011 76

My View:

Sklover Working Wisdom

Two Weeks Notice: Why Should Only Employees Respect It? Are we missing something? Isn’t Respect a two-way street? We don’t ask for money. 2011 Alan L.

2011 77

BLOG.COMPETITIVERESUMES.NET: Jobseekers Can Market Themselves.

Competitive Resumes

LADY-GAGA-BORN-THIS-WAY. image: Huffington Post.

2011 69

29 Biggest LinkedIn Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

29 Biggest LinkedIn Mistakes is a post from: Executive Career Brand. But nothing, or very little, is happening. Are you doing something wrong? Please!

7 Things Very Few People Do That Can Land You a Job


Want to be in the 1% of all job seekers?! Use these tips to get a leg up on the job search competition. Make a Website. Write.

2011 98

The 3 Types of People that Should be in Your Network

Ms. Career Girl

By, Norma Tassy. Take a moment- whether you are in a position that you enjoy or are managing a transition- to evaluate your network. The Mentor.

2011 75

“Does My ‘But’ Look Too Big?&#

The Job Quest

When someone tells you something that you know is true, how often do you find yourself saying, “I know, BUT…&#. Casual get-togethers count.

2011 91

It’s a Two Way Street: 3 Questions to Ask Your Potential Employer During an Interview

Career Copilot

As most of us know, interviewing can be an extremely stressful endeavor. For most of us, sitting for thirty plus minutes just talking about ourselves is not only challenging, but also rather uncomfortable. There are dozens upon dozens of tips and tricks articles out there aimed towards helping individuals nail common interview questions and get [.].

2011 109

5 Twitter Casualties: Use Caution When You Tweet

Resume Bear

Just in case you’ve forgotten how perilous Twitter can be, here are five examples of tweets that got people canned. They’re both radioactive.”)