The New Resume Rules of 2011

Career Rocketeer

A recent article from the Wall Street Journal took a look at ways that a job seeker can update his or her resume to suit the needs of hiring managers in 2011. These tips from the Wall Street Journal can give your hunt just the boost it needs for 2011.

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TPEB UK Meet-Up (Aug 21, 2011) – Pictures and Afterthought!

Personal Excellence Blog

Bubbly Adrienne (from US, Boston, and now staying in London) and her boyfriend, Robert. Hi everyone! The TPEB UK Meet-up went ahead as planned on 21 Aug – and it was a complete blast! Many readers in UK turned up, and we ended up filling up over half of the cafe’s seats!

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Should You Launch in Emerging Markets First?

Hiring Technical People

Consider Diagnostics for All , a Boston-area startup developing paper-based diagnostic tests the size of a postage stamp. Note: This blog post was co-authored with Justin Chakma, an undergraduate student at the University of Toronto. Startups usually launch their products first in wealthy countries. Launching first in an emerging market is seen as a nonstarter because of commercial, regulatory, and political risks.

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My Review of 2011 (and Moving On To 2012!)

Personal Excellence Blog

This will be followed by a list of 2011 accomplishments I’m most proud of. 2011 in a Nutshell. Nov – Traveled around US East Coast, including Philadelphia, Washington DC, New York City and Boston (Dec). My Top 2011 Accomplishments. (in I’m excited, guys.

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‘Wicked Smaht’ – Accent Hurting Your Professional Credibility?

Career Realism

Job Search accent advice blog Boston career goodwill hunting south uneducatedAn accent can misrepresent you, and possibly even hurt your chances of getting hired. Is it fair? Is it reality? Here’s why. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at

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Listing Every Job on Résumés

Careers Done Write

Boston, MA. Dear Deb, Q: I just met with a recruiter. He represents some of the biggest healthcare companies on the East Coast and he’s been in the business for 15+ years, so I think he knows what he’s doing.

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Top 10 Cities of Geeks

Resume Bear

The tiny city was founded in 1651 and is located about 25 miles from Boston. Boston, MA : Whether you’re a history geek, food geek, arts geek or brainy, Ivy League geek, Boston is the city for you. Remember when geeks started having a comeback? Are they cool yet?

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What are the Big Do’s and Don’ts During a Job Interview?

Career Alley

Author Byline: Boston Technical Recruiter. “ Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential. &# - John Maxwell. Author Website: [link]. Ask your recruiter how to dress. Default to suit and tie unless told otherwise. there are some companies that will allow you to dress down, but never assume that this is the case. Bring several copies of your updated resume.

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Cat Chow Contest: This Dream Job Is the Cats Meow -


If you are chosen, you’ll need to put in your two weeks notice soon; the position runs from May15, 2011 to May 15, 2012. Several PetSmart stores will be holding casting calls, including locations in Phoenix, Boston, Tampa, Minneapolis and San Francisco.

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The College Student’s Guide to a Winning Resume

Resume Bear

She had put her home address in New Jersey down while applying for full-time positions in Boston. Deborah Federico is an Assistant Director of Undergraduate Career Services in the School of Management at Boston University. Gone in sixty seconds.

60 Percent of Jobs are Filled through Referrals

Resume Bear

A long list of companies with familiar names use SilkRoad’s other products, including Boston University, the Washington Post, United Way, Benjamin Moore Paints, Crate & Barrel and Sony Pictures.

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40 Best Career Counselor Blogs for the Brand New Graduate

Resume Bear

Boston Career Counselor Blog : Get some free career counseling that will help you whip your resume into shape, ace an interview and network your way into a new job. Transitioning from college into full-time work is rarely an easy journey.

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Tweet Your Way to a Possible Job - BLOG - Career.


Sprint, for example, supplies a class at Bostons Emerson College with smartphones and unlimited service in exchange for students working gratis on the companys local Internet push.” March 28, 2011 | Ian Mondrow Copyright © 2011, and The Working Podcast.

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Job Search-Stories Matter

Career Brander

For sports fans, 1941 is also well known as the year Ted Williams had a.406 batting average playing Major League baseball for the Boston Red Sox. Individuals that are laid off clearly experience a seminal moment. It will forever influence their approach to career branding and planning. How one reacts to this moment will serve as a proxy for the next phase of their career. __. 1941 is best known as the year the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor.

Who are the 10 Most Connected People on LinkedIn?

Resume Bear

Greater Boston Area. In honor of LinkedIn passing the 100 Million member mark this week, I thought I’d introduce you to the 10 most connected people on LinkedIn. Each of these members has at least 30,000 first-level connections. Ron’s got the most with more than 43K! Ron Bates. Managing Principal, Executive Advantage Group, Inc. San Francisco Bay Area. Staffing and Recruiting. Member #141450. Kenneth Warner Weinberg. Contract Sourcer / Recruiter. San Francisco Bay Area.

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Six Tips For Uncovering Salary Information About a Job

Career Solvers

If you were working as an analyst in Columbus, Ohio, and you are now seeking a similar position in Boston, Mass., Trying to gather some competitive data on salaries for a particular job function? Here are six strategies you can use to gather important salary information.

“How can I negotiate more equity in a start-up venture?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Boston, Massachusetts. . 2011 Alan L. Question : My current employer has offered me a 10% ownership interest of a new business. The new business has just the two of us: the owner and myself. I had the idea for the original product, and I am working on building the product and business, including legal, administrative and operations matters. My employer said that, if I did not like the deal, I would be fired. How’s that for leverage! .

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Top Career Blogs for New Graduates

Position Ignition

Take a look at the blog for the full list but the top 10 best general career advice blogs are: Boston Career Counselor Blog. We are happy to share with you that the Position Ignition Career Advice blog has been included in a top 40 list of the best career counselor blogs for the brand new graduate, written by Career Realism. Jobacle. Position Ignition. Lindsey Pollack. Career Bright. Corn on the Job. Career Rocketeer. Employment Digest. WorkBloom Blog.

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“Any suggestions for getting a Promotion or Raise?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Boston, Massachusetts. 2011 Alan L. Question: Alan, I like your ideas on presenting value to your employer, especially what you call “triggers of value,” in order to get a promotion or raise. . Do you have any suggestions for how to handle presenting what you call a “triggers of value” or similar memo to get a promotion or raise when this sort of thing is not part of the corporate culture?

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Naive Intensions Are Good for Business


In the Nut Island Effect, managers lost sight of this vision resulting in management-employee alienation, and employee self-regulation of critical processes that ultimately led to catastrophic mission failure polluting Boston Harbor.

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Seeking Experienced Graphic Web Designer (Work From Home)

Job Shoe

Boston, MA 02115. Internet/E-Commerce Other arts bachelor boston contract detail experience flexibility freelancer internet/e-commerce part result timeCompany. HorizontalVerticals. Location. Compensation. $45. Education. Bachelor of Arts. Contract. Experience. Experienced. Posted On. 5/2/2011 9:34:59 AM. We are looking for a part-time freelancer to work 4-5 hours per week.

HR MBA: At Groupon, You Have to be a Little Insensitive to do Market Share Hiring.

HR Capitalist

million in Q2 2009 to $878 million in the second quarter of 2011, while net income swung from $21,000 for the second quarter of 2009 to a staggering net loss of $102.7 million for the second quarter of 2011. Groupon serves 175 North American markets and 45 countries as of June 30, 2011.

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Share Your Passion – Be an Guide

Telecommuting Journal

Then in 2005 the NY Times Company acquired for $410 Million, the largest acquisition for the Times since it purchased The Boston Globe for $1.1 bookmark or share this post More » Copyright © 2011 Telecommuting Journal. If you’re looking for legitimate work at home jobs you might keep running across writing gigs that note “$675/mo base” as the compensation. Ever wonder what those job listings are referring to?

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5 Truisms of Staying Organized Throughout The Year

Telecommuting Journal

Boston Globe – So many reasons to neaten up, but it’s too imposing. Here’s to staying organized in 2011! bookmark or share this post More » Copyright © 2011 Telecommuting Journal. The New Year always brings to mind thoughts of improving my constantly-in-the-works organization tactics. The more organized you can be, the easier working at home is.

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Non-Competes Can Hurt Your Hiring

Hiring Technical People

Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job.

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How to Answer the Most Important of Interview Questions

Career Rocketeer

If you take one of the hardest-to-get-along-with athletes in Boston Red Sox history—none other than Manny Ramirez—and compare his performance to his attitude, you’ll probably agree that it just wasn’t worth keeping the bum around.

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Using Your Network

Hiring Technical People

Q&A with the Recruiting Animal → Using Your Network Posted on May 13, 2008 by johanna I found my first job with the help of an on-campus recruiter, and with a local Boston-area recruiter.

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Four Interview Tips for Sarah Palin

Career Solvers

You could say that Sarah Palin had a bad interview experience last week when she visited Boston and was asked about Paul Revere’s famous ride.

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Expense Reports That Get You Fired: Did the Receipt for Your Company Picnic Look Like This?

HR Capitalist

The Stanley Cup champion (pro hockey) Boston Bruins. Because if it did, you won't have a job when this one goes through accounting. Check out the receipt for a recent company party below, then see the notes below the receipt for the company and circumstances. Notes: .

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Innovation - Are There Any Original Ideas Left Anymore?

HR Capitalist

Case in point - would you believe Kurt Cobain lifted a riff from the classic rock band Boston to create "Smells Like Teen Spirit ", the groups breakout hit and perhaps the start of the floodgates for a musical movement called "Grunge"?". That's Boston's 'More Than a Feeling.'"

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Dress Codes: Is Your Ban on Iverson Jerseys and Stretch Pants More About Control Than the Customer?

HR Capitalist

This nonsense got on the last nerve of Boston point guard Rajon Rondo who, rather than abide by official foolishness, ditched his trademark headband entirely. You've got a dress code at your company. You say it is because of the customer. But is it? Or is it more about your need for control?

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Common Sense Social Media Job Search Etiquette | Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer

Guest Expert: Scott Foley is a Principal of Winter, Wyman’s Boston Accounting & Finance Contract Jobs division. Share | Filed Under: Social Media Tagged With: Ad , Job Search , SEO , Social Media Comments Greg Coyle says: March 28, 2011 at 5:09 pm Scott- great advise for maintaining your presence online. Reply Adrian Maynard says: April 7, 2011 at 1:41 pm You’re right, this is simple common sense, but it’s so important in such a competitive market.

What to Consider When Writing Thank You Notes | Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer

Guest Expert: Scott Foley is a Principal of Winter, Wyman’s Boston Accounting & Finance Contract Jobs division.

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5 Key Things to Know When Pursuing a Contract or Temporary Job

Career Rocketeer

Guest Expert: Scott Foley is a Principal of Winter Wyman’s Boston Accounting & Finance Contract Jobs division. More and more job seekers are taking advantage of the many contract and temporary positions available in the market.

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The Job Market for Tech is Moving Forward. You Should Too.

Career Rocketeer

Share | April 3, 2011 By Guest Expert Leave a Comment You hear bad economic news everywhere. billion for 341 deals, while Boston raised $2.2 This is the first time NYC has ever passed Boston in total number of VC deals.

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45 Free Spots for Author Book Events for Change Anything

David Zinger

Boston May 6. 45 Free Spots for Change Anything Book Events.

A Different View on Decision Making

Water Cooler Wisdom

Alexandra Levits Water Cooler Wisdom About Subscribe in a reader Subscribe to Water Cooler Wisdom by Email CareerChat eNewsletter Subscribe Find Alexandra Archives April 2011 March 2011 February 2011 January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 More.

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How To Handle Bullying: An Important 6,600+ Word Guide

Personal Excellence Blog

I’ll be going to Boston while I’m in NYC. Have you ever been bullied before, whether as a kid, teenager, or adult? What did you do about the bullying situation? Did you let it go? Did you stand up for yourself? Did you suffer in silence? Did you seek help from others?

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Still Out of the Job Market? What Now? | Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer

Share | January 16, 2011 By Guest Expert Leave a Comment Being out of work for an extended period of time can be very difficult. Guest Expert: Stuart Coleman is a Partner & General Manager of Winter Wyman’s Boston Accounting & Finance Contract Jobs division.

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Ken Carson – CEO Finding Work Today [Video Interview] | Boomers.

Boomers Next Step

Ken Carson, started his career learning at the feet of the master, joining his father’s firm as a rookie straight out of Boston University. Contact Podcast Release Submit Article Resources Site Map © Copyright 2011 — Boomers Next Step.

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From $0-100million with no sales people. The Atlassian 10 commandments for startups.


Business of Software 2011 takes place in Boston - 24-26th October.  Scott Farquhar is the Co-Founder and CEO of Atlassian , an innovative, award-winning enterprise software company. Atlassian produces tools that help technical and business teams collaborate, plan projects and build software. Based in Australia, Atlassian currently has over 17,000 enterprise customers around the globe and has been named one of the “Fastest Growing Companies” by both Deloitte and BRW Magazine.

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Are You Passing on a Contract or Temporary Position? Think Again.

Career Rocketeer

Share | January 2, 2011 By Guest Expert Leave a Comment Bust Four Myths about Contract and Temporary Jobs Many job candidates are wary of taking a contract or temporary position. Guest Expert: Scott Foley is a Principal of Winter Wyman’s Boston Accounting & Finance Contract Jobs division.

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EEOC is reconsidering their policy regarding Criminal Background.


Tuesday, 26 July 2011 23:00. The Commission will hold open the July 26, 2011 Commission meeting record for 15 days, and invites audience members, as well as other members of the public, to submit written comments on any issues or matters discussed at the meetings. 09 January 2011). The study is by Bullhorn, a Boston maker of. December, 2011. November, 2011. October, 2011. September, 2011. August, 2011. July, 2011. June, 2011.

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