The Top Lists of the Hottest Careers of 2011


These lists of hot careers are just a springboard for further thinking, research and networking. The 50 Best Careers of 2011 . (US Top 10 Careers for 2011. Top 10 Best-Paying Jobs for Women in 2011.

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10 Happiest Big Companies of 2011

Career Alley

But your opportunity to network and make connections in the long run increases drastically. “ Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today. ” – James Dean. Working in a big company has its highs and lows. You might not know everyone in the office personally on a day-to-day basis. Larger companies also tend to have brand recognition and a solid reputation.

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2011 Executive Job Market Outlook

Executive Career Brand

2011 Executive Job Market Outlook is a post from: Executive Career Brand. Findings indicate that networking is still (by far) the best way to open doors to new opportunities, as shown in their breakdown of where recruiters find executive candidates: 46% – networking.

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Networking Etiquette: Tips on Expanding your Network

Career Alley

That’s where networking comes in. But networking can be tough. The concept is great — but how do you actually network the right way? If the thought of trying to carry on a conversation with a stranger and impressing them at the same time makes you a little nervous, consider the following networking etiquette tips to help you through the process. First we’ll talk about where to start: Existing Network : Guess what: You already have a network.

In 2011, Increase Your Prospects With Better Differentiation

Threshold Consulting

Boldt: Zen and the Art of Making a Living: A Practical Guide to Creative Career Design (Arkana) Archives April 2011 March 2011 February 2011 January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 More. » In 2011, Increase Your Prospects With Better Differentiation This month’s Career Collective topic is things job seekers should keep an eye on in 2011 (trends/tools/hiring practices). 

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Today is Job Action Day 2011!

Executive Career Brand

Today is Job Action Day 2011! From the Job Action Day 2011 main page , you’ll also find tips and blog posts written by experts in the careers industry, including Richard Bolles, author of the best-selling career book in history, What Color is Your Parachute?;

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Career Tools to Check Out in 2011 | CareerSolvers

Career Solvers

Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Monday, January 3rd, 2011 Career Tools to Check Out in 2011 This month’s Career Collective topic is trends, tools, and hiring practices for 2011.

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How To Land an Executive Job in 2011

Executive Career Brand

How To Land an Executive Job in 2011 is a post from: Executive Career Brand. Put your online and offline career marketing materials to work in your networking efforts. How to Build a Powerful Executive Network.

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Senior Level Job Search in 2011: Good Idea or Not?

Careers Done Write

Do your due diligence and identify hiring managers through your extended network and via the Internet. Dear Deb, Q. I have been at the same job for the past six years; while I am comfortable, I would like to take my career to the next level.

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The 2011 #UnSXSW Tweetup


But SXSW can be overwhelming and sometimes it’s hard to connect with people in your industry and network with new and old friends. I love South By South West. Hands down it is the biggest and best social media and technology conference I have ever attended.

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Social Media Recruiting to Grow Further in 2011

Careers Done Write

According to a 2010 report by Jobvite, a recruiting software firm based out of Northern California, social networks lead all other recruiting channels for planned investment by employers as the economy recovers. This article is a post by Debra Wheatman of Careers Done Write for the January 2011 Career Collective, where professionals collaborate to provide guidance for job seekers and careerists

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Old School Networking – It Still Works

Careers Done Write

We at Careers Done Write always talk about the importance of networking – certainly in this day and age there is a big focus on digital networking, social media, and all things kind of, well, non-personal. How does that compare to your networking responses? networking

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Five Alternative Networking Ideas


The world of business is dominated and controlled by networking. Companies which have the relevant skills and abilities for successful networking are often those which are most successful. However, networking is not all about big business events and traditional lunches.

Accepting 2011 Conference Sponsorship Inquiries


In 2011, I’m looking to do some conference traveling outside of the regular human resource speaking circuit I normally speak and attend at. Business Networking 2011 blog world blogher conference sponsorship ERE ere fall expo SXSW sxsw interactiveYou may have read last week where I announced that. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Executive Job Search: The Old Way (Networking) Still Works Best

Executive Career Brand

Executive Job Search: The Old Way (Networking) Still Works Best is a post from: Executive Career Brand. Someone in their network (or second, or third degree network) who had an &# in&# at a great company introduced or referred them as a good-fit candidate.

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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. Networking advice blog career expert job networking searchIt's obvious! To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at

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How NOT To Build Your Executive Network

Executive Career Brand

How NOT To Build Your Executive Network is a post from: Executive Career Brand. The ones job seekers (and others) are trying to network their way towards. Because they’re in such demand, they often hesitate getting involved with social networking and building an online presence.

11 Ways to Build Your Network After College

Ms. Career Girl

Networking is the key to career success and a great way to lead to your next job. But you are not interested in attending stuffy networking events. You’re in luck; just about anyone associated with your college experience can form the foundation of a solid network.

5 Tips for Leveraging you Social Network in Your Job Search

Career Alley

Your network of friends, family and acquaintances is by far your single largest asset. While many people worry that “leveraging your network&# means you will need to “cold call&# your friends and relatives and ask them to help you get a new job, this is not the case. The Internet combined with your Network makes for a very powerful tool in your job search. And then, of course, there is your extended network.

Why Face-To-Face Networking is Still Important

Ms. Career Girl

Why, in an age of social media, is face-to-face networking still important? It’s not a good business strategy to forego face-to-face networking, event if you’re doing a good job digitally connecting with people and here’s why. Networking: A True Story.

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The Art of Standing Out in 2011

Ms. Career Girl

I went to a Smith College networking event in October. I’m networking with people at my volunteer gig. 2011 is the breaking point of my post-college career. So my 2011 motto is standing out from the crowd. Network : Networking will become an even more pivotal part of my life in 2011. I plan on finding a job, but I will not use networking to get me a job directly and I say this with brute honesty because people will see me as desperate.

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Résumé Help - Senior Network Engineer

Careers Done Write

A résumé is a reflection of you. It represents your personal brand. For this reason, it is extremely important to make sure your résumé is aesthetically pleasing, well organized for ease of readability, and most of all, accurate.

The 3 Types of People that Should be in Your Network

Ms. Career Girl

In order to get questions answered, learn about resources, get to the next level, or secure a new position, one thing is essential: a solid network. Take a moment- whether you are in a position that you enjoy or are managing a transition- to evaluate your network. The Power Networker.

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Tips for Improving Your Networking

Resume Bear

Welcome back to our second installment of tips for improving your networking skills. Read on for more tips on how to effectively chat people up at those networking events that we all love, oh, so much! Networking isn’t easy, but with these tips we hope it will be easier.

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The Top 11 JobMob Articles of 2011


A visual look back at the JobMob articles enjoyed most in 2011. 5) Not Just For Students: Where to Apply for Internship Programs in Israel in 2011. 10) 10 Ways to Build a Killer Web Presence Without Social Networking. The 51 Best Job Search Blog Posts of 2011.

2011 87 – The Secret to Networking

Cube Rules

In fact, I’m part of the Dice blogger network and my role, along with a few others, is to provide great career advice for potential job seekers. The most recent article is “ The secret to networking.”

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Executive Job Search: Update Your LinkedIn Network

Executive Career Brand

Executive Job Search: Update Your LinkedIn Network is a post from: Executive Career Brand. Your LinkedIn network is notified of your updates, keeping you top of mind with them, if you set up this action in “Settings&#. Activities with your networks or LinkedIn Groups. Executive Career Management Executive Job Search Executive Networking LinkedIn Social Media & Social Networking c-level executive job search social networking

Promising Conventional Careers 2011: Administration, Health, and Records

Career Key

In the last post of this 6 part series, Promising 2011 Careers that Match Your Personality , we list occupations compatible with the Conventional Holland personality type.

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Do You Have a Good Ear for Networking?

Executive Career Brand

Do You Have a Good Ear for Networking? You know how it goes sometimes at networking events. They’re not practicing “give to get&# networking. Networking that benefits all parties is all about helping, sharing, finding common ground, and being a good listener.

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8 Sure Fire Ways to Network for the Holidays


This post originally titled 7 Ways to Network for the Holidays was written in October 2008, and still resonates three years later. No matter who you are or where you work, networking is the key to a successful career and future. Send out free internet Holiday cards to your network.

Networking Myths vs. the Reality

Professional Resume Services

In spite of the demonstrated value of networking as a primary job search technique, many people have a very hard time grasping the concept. They may recognize its value for other people, yet they do not think that they have the personal characteristics to put it all together. If you consider yourself one of the

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Superwoman’s Networking Handbook: Follow Up

Ms. Career Girl

Like I always say, the most exciting thing about networking is you just never know who you’re going to meet , it can be your next great business partner, employer, hairdresser, real estate agent or your future husband…so always show up ready to dazzle the crowd in your own personal way. The main problem many of us face once we’ve met new people whether it was at a specific networking function or a random social event-is we’re not sure HOW or WHEN to contact the m.

Best Executive Job Search Tips for 2011

Executive Career Brand

Best Executive Job Search Tips for 2011 is a post from: Executive Career Brand. Stick with the resources and networking opportunities that focus on your target companies and industry. • How to Build a Powerful Executive Network. Executive Job Search Executive Personal & Career Branding Social Media & Social Networking social media

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5 Leadership Predictions for 2011

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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A Networking Secret Successful People Don’t Share

Ms. Career Girl

Or how no matter what networking event you attend the same power networker somehow shows up working the room like a Jedi? Building Your Own Networking Event Checklist. Ivy Networking: Third Thursday of the month from 8:00 to 9:30.

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25 Things to Watch in 2011 For Job Search


Which ideas will go mainstream in 2011 and change your job search? It’s a fascinating list and I thought it would be interesting to highlight the ideas that could impact job search in 2011 and beyond. Yet another social network to be on?&#. Social Networking Surveillance.

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Career Networking Do’s and Don’ts

Resume Bear

Here are the keys to successful networking for your job -search. Do realize why networking is so important. Do read our article, Networking Your Way to a New Job. Do think creatively about where to find network contacts. 2 way to make network contacts.

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Career Advice, Rants and Funny Stories About Work: 2011 Recap

Career Solvers

As 2011 draws to a close, I’m reflecting on some of my favorite blog posts of the year. career management interviews networking resume salary negotiation career change interview mistakes resume lies resume mistakes resumes

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Résumé Help - Network Operations Center Manager

Careers Done Write

Jenny is a Network Operations Center Manager with over 10 years of experience. Today we will look at a portion of her résumé and evaluate some of the areas for improvement.

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The 51 Best Job Search Blog Posts of 2011


The most popular job search bloggers share their most popular job search blog posts of 2011. Top Job Bloggers’ Most Popular Articles of 2011. Wendy Terwelp : Networking: How to Remember Names. 25 Things to Watch in 2011 For Job Search. Enjoy! Rich DeMatteo : 50 Killer Questions For Job Seekers To Ask On Interviews. Rosa Vargas : The Resume : From The Employer’s-Eye View. Hannah Morgan : 25 Habits to Break if You Want a Job.

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Mixing Business and Pleasure: How to Networking at your Next Holiday Party

Career Alley

But instead of simply enjoying the fine selection of crab puff appetizers and glasses of champagne at all of the fun holiday parties you’re invited to this year, you should be using this chance as a networking opportunity to improve your job search. When you go out to your next event, make sure to follow these networking tips below. Career advice Careers Guest Post Job Hunting Job Search Networking Career Advisor

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Networking at a Conference

Position Ignition

Despite the ever-growing popularity of online social networking and its indubitable convenience, there is still a place in this world for face-to-face networking. Whether you’re seeking an executive career, finding a new job, exploring your career options or just want to meet new people and hear about their own career moves to get inspired, face-to-face networking is a great and intimate way to help you achieve your objective.

How to REALLY Grow Your Network on LinkedIn

Resume Bear

For some, it makes more sense to have a smaller, more targeted network. But as a recruiter, it is imperative that I have a large and diverse network. I eventually grew my network to 30,000 first-level connections (back in June 2009), at which point LinkedIn capped my network.

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