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Be The Most Interesting Person In The World

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Since we were children, we’ve been taught to be humble. But that's not going to help your job search. Here are 4 ways to brand yourself as the most interesting person in the world. Continued at [link].

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77% Of Currently Employed Workers Compete For Your Next Job

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That’s an eye-opening number if you’re looking for a job. But a recent CareerBuilder study projected that 77% of currently employed workers are searching for a new job. Let’s examine CareerBuilder’s projection. In 2010, (Continued at [link].

Employers Use Your Resume And LinkedIn Profile Differently

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Many job seekers make the mistake of assuming that their resume and LinkedIn profile are the same thing. There are three reasons that your resume and LinkedIn profile are not the same. Continued at [link].

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Branding Your Resume So Age Is A Non-Issue

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Age and experience used to be a good thing on a resume - Today, they can hurt your chances. Here’s 4 ways you can brand your resume so your age is a non-issue. Continued at [link].

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Job Search Best Practices To Work With Recruiters

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Candidates call recruiters impolite or unprofessional. rather than gain understanding of why. Get better recruiter results by understanding best practices: (Continued at [link].

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Job Search Checklist: Lose Your Job Responsibilities

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Assume that your resume is like 99% of resumes focused on responsibilities. If it's good enough for all those other people, why isn't it good enough for you? Continued at [link].

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Are You Branding Yourself As A Job Stalker?

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If you’re not the top candidate, being proactive is often ignored, because you aren’t a priority of the hiring manager. Here are 5 things that seem like follow up … but brand you as a job stalker. Continued at [link].

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Odds Of Landing An Individual Job Through A Job Board Compared To …

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Without comparison, it's difficult to see the hopelessness of job board applications. Let's compare odds of being hired from an individual job ad to other odds. Continued at [link]. Featured Job Boards reCareered Blog career career change career coach getting found Job Job board job search Planning pre-screen

How Objective Statements Affect Your Personal Brand

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I get asked this question at least once a week – “What do you think about objective statements?" What the reader of your resume thinks … that’s what’s critical. Continued at [link].

Can The President Really Create Jobs?

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We're in the midst of an intense series of debates between two candidates applying for the job of President of the United States. But can the President really create a significant number of jobs? Continued at [link]. Employment Economy Featured reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment Job job market research unemployment

Personal Branding In 6 Seconds And 15 Seconds

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Your resume branding is used in different ways for different employer decisions. To personally brand yourself well, you’ll want to understand how 6 second branding is different than 15 second branding. Continued at [link].

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Career Change Strategies: Describe yourself “as if”

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When you're changing careers, why not describe your past experience "as if". As if you've already changed careers and are now writing from the perspective of being in your target career/industry/company? Continued at [link]. Featured career change reCareered Blog career career coach facebook getting found Job job search linkedin Planning Resume social branding

Job Search Checklist #17: Employer Value Statements

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Employer Value Statements show your target employer the impact your accomplishments had on past employers. Learn 4 types of Employer Value Statements and 5 bullets that aren't Employer Value Statements. Continued at [link].

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AOL Email Address Brands You As Technologically Obsolete

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Many job seekers don’t think their email address matters. If you want to show employers that you’re not keeping up with the times, use an AOL email address. Continued at [link]. Featured reCareered Blog social branding ageism career career change career coach email Job job search personal branding Planning

The Danger Of Following Instructions In Job Search

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Following employer instructions often presents danger to candidates. who have been programmed since childhood to follow instructions. Learn what job search instructions to ignore. Continued at [link].

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Applicant Tracking Systems Don’t Find The Best Candidates – ATSs reject the unqualified

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Employers don't invest in Applicant Tracking Systems to find the best candidates. Learn why ATSs don't (and aren't designed to) find the best candidates. Continued at [link]. Featured Hiring Systems/ATS reCareered Blog applicant tracking systems ATS career career change career coach getting found Job job search Planning research Resume resume search optimization

2012 63

Job Search Answers: Should I Apply On Company Websites?

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"What is your opinion on applying to company websites?" Learn why your odds are terrible if you're applying to jobs through company websites. Continued at [link].

2012 59

You’re Not Crazy – No One’s Reading Your Resume

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You're used to the expectation that if you're qualified for the job, your resume will be read. Learn why being qualified isn't enough to get your resume read. Continued at [link]. Featured Resumes reCareered Blog career career change career coach employer hiring Job job search keywords Planning pre-screen Resume resume search optimization

2012 63

Employers Use Your Resume And LinkedIn Profile Differently

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Many job seekers make the mistake of assuming that their resume and LinkedIn profile are the same thing. There are three reasons that your resume and LinkedIn profile are not the same. Continued at [link]. Featured reCareered Blog social branding career career change career coach Employment getting noticed Job job search linkedin personal branding Planning Resume

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Update: 85% Of The U.S. Workforce Competes For Your Next Job

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A CareerBuilder study late last year projected that 85% of US workers were searching for a new job - the numbers haven't changed much this year. Learn what that means for your job search. Continued at [link].

5 Reasons Employers Don’t Want You If You’re Willing To Do Anything

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It seems that almost every day, I get an email from a candidate that says "I'm willing to do anything". Learn 5 reasons employers don't want you if you're willing to do anything. Continued at [link]. Featured Job Search Strategy reCareered Blog black hole career career coach desperate desperation getting noticed ignored Job job search Planning research resume search optimization subject matter expertise

2012 61

Why You’re Not Called When You’re The “Perfect” Candidate

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If you've ever been frustrated that you weren't called (or emailed) when you were "perfect" for a job. there's probably a reason you weren't called. Learn why employers and recruiters don't see your perfect fit. Continued at [link]. Featured Resumes reCareered Blog career career change career coach cover letter employer getting noticed hiring Job job search Planning recruiter research Resume

2012 63

5 Ways Twitter Can Help You Prep For A Job Interview – 2012 update

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Today's career advice gives job seekers tips to use Twitter information while researching companies and hiring managers prior to interviews. Learn 5 ways Twitter can help you prepare for a job interview. Continued at [link]. Featured Interviews reCareered Blog career career change career coach employer interview Job job search job search 2.0 networking Planning research twitter unfair advantage web 2.0

2012 63

Use Resume Real Estate To Amplify Your Personal Brand

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I’m proud to have been named a weekly columnist of Personal Branding Blog. I will be republishing my articles from that site here on reCareered. This was my article published Monday, 2/11/13 … What you put on your resume is part of how. Continued at [link].

11 Ways To Tell If A Recruiter Is Wasting Your Time

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Your phone rings … When you answer, you hear a fast-talking voice that sounds like a used car salesman. Eventually, you realize it’s not an insurance company, it’s a recruiter. Wow – someone’s calling you about your. Continued at [link]. reCareered Blog

Resume Botox: 9 Ways Your Resume Can Avoid Ageism

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Let’s discuss solutions to self-inflicted ageism, by examining ways to change your resume to lessen the effects of ageism. Learn 9 ways to change your personal brand to avoid ageism. Continued at [link]. Featured reCareered Blog social branding ageism career career change career coach Job job search personal branding Planning Resume

2012 59

How Your College Placement Office Lied To You

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Your college (and grad school) placement office didn't have some evil plan to trick you. They just had different goals and agendas than you. Learn how your college placement office's goals were something other than finding you a job. Continued at [link]. reCareered Blog

Applying Directly To The Company vs. Going Through An Outside Recruiter

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There's a big misunderstanding in the job search world about applying directly to a company vs. going through a recruiter. Today's article will clear up these common misconceptions. Continued at [link]. Featured Job Search Strategy reCareered Blog career career change career coach headhunter hidden job market hiring Job job search networking Planning recruiter

2012 63

Employers Asking For Facebook Passwords – What do you think?

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An AP article this week described how employers are increasingly asking candidates for their Facebook password. As this trend continues to increase, there will be nowhere to hide for candidates (at least online). It won't matter what privacy. Continued at [link]. Featured Networking/Social Networking reCareered Blog career career change career coach facebook interview Job job search online reputation management pre-screen social branding

6 Ways To Get Your Resume Noticed In 15 Seconds

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It's a well known fact in the recruiting and HR world that hiring managers/HR reps/recruiters spend an average 15 seconds deciding if you make it to the interview pile, or if your resume gets discarded. Here's 6 tips to pass your 15 second screen. Continued at [link]. Featured Resumes reCareered Blog ageism career career change career coach cover letter getting noticed headhunter Job job search keywords Planning pre-screen recruiter Resume resume search optimization social branding solution

2012 63

5 Examples Of WIFT Vs WIFM

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You've been taught how to write resumes telling readers what you're most proud of, or WIFM - What's In it For Me. But employers/recruiters don't care about what you're most proud of. Here are 5 examples of WIFM that you can compare to 5 examples of. Continued at [link]. Featured Resumes reCareered Blog career career change career coach employer Job job search Planning recruiter Resume solution value WIFM WIFT

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Top 5 Reasons You Lose Job Opportunities

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Competing against an average 1,000 applicants in a job market of job shortages, you lose out on many jobs. Here's the top 5 reasons you lose job opportunities. Continued at [link]. Featured Job Search Strategy reCareered Blog career career change career coach getting noticed Job job search keywords Planning pre-screen research Resume resume search optimization solution superior candidate superior information

Dirty Rotten Job Search Tricks: Get past voice mail

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After the 3rd or 4th time you get to someone's voice mail and never seem to get a return call, you're bound to be frustrated. Learn how recruiters get through to hiring managers. Continued at [link]. Featured Job Search Strategy reCareered Blog career career change career coach getting noticed Job job search Planning

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Job Search Checklist #6: The 6 second resume

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Next step on your job search checklist. learn how to create a 6 second resume. Let's discuss the 6 second resume in more detail, to give you a better chance at passing this first decision point. Continued at [link]. Featured Resumes reCareered Blog career career change career coach Job job search personal branding Planning research Resume social branding

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Branding Years Of Experience

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I’m proud to have been named a weekly columnist of Personal Branding Blog. I will be republishing my articles from that site here on reCareered. This was my article published Monday, 11/26/12 … Age 40+ job seekers can face ageism when. Continued at [link].

Branding Your Resume For Intelligence

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So you want employers to see your intelligence, how do you tell them about it? Here are 5 Ways To Brand Your Resume For Intelligence. Continued at [link]. Featured reCareered Blog social branding career career change career coach getting noticed Job job search personal branding Planning Resume

Why Your Resume Is Stuck In The HR Black Hole

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If it feels like your resume is in the black hole - you're probably right. Today's hiring processes don't favor the most qualified. Today's hiring rewards candidates who game the system to increase the odds their resume will be seen. Learn 9. Continued at [link]. Featured Hiring Systems/ATS reCareered Blog applicant tracking systems career career change career coach getting noticed Job job search keywords Planning pre-screen Resume resume search optimization

2012 61

Bore Someone To Death With A 30 Second Elevator Speech

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Want to bore someone to death? Treat them to the worst 30 seconds of their life with your 30 second elevator pitch … Many career experts teach you to practice a 30 second elevator speech – So that if Warren Buffet is trapped in an. Continued at [link]. Featured Interviews reCareered Blog

5 Ways Candidates Disqualify Themselves

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You'd be surprised that many candidates disqualify themselves. Of course this isn't on purpose, but candidates disqualify themselves because of obsolete job search habits or simple mistakes. See how many of these 5 things you do that disqualify you. Continued at [link]. Featured Job Search Strategy reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment getting noticed hiring Job job search Planning pre-screen recruiter research Resume resume search optimization

How Employers View Your Follow-up: Desperate, Stalker or Assertive?

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When you follow up with an employer or recruiter, it's important to understand how they view your efforts. Because there's a fine line between assertive and crazy and employers don't hire crazy. Employers don't hire desperate either, when there is. Continued at [link]. Featured Job Search Strategy reCareered Blog career career change career coach getting noticed headhunter interview Job job search Planning recruiter research solution subject matter expertise