Ten Things Job Seekers Must Do in 2012

Corn on the Job

The post is titled, “ 10 Things You Must Do to Make 2012 The Best Year Ever “ Go now or later, but definitely stop by and read it. What are your job search goals for 2012? Job Search "Hire Me" Campaign 2012 Hire me Job Search in 2012 REsume

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Put a Bully on Blast!

Catherines Career Corner

Do you feel bullied at work? Then, it’s high time you put a bully on blast! Don’t suffer in silence by taking the abuse of a bully. Never protect a bully by keeping quiet. Don’t tolerate any type of bullying from anyone. It’s time to let your organization know that the bully is preventing you from doing your [.]. The post Put a Bully on Blast! appeared first on Catherine's Career Corner. Related posts: How to Deal with a Bully at Work: 7 Tips.

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Tim Sackett Is Most Definitely Rocking The Suburbs (#timsackettday)

HR Capitalist

"I got sh*t running through my brain So intense that I can't explain All alone in my white boy pain Shake your booty while the band complains I'm rocking the suburbs Just like michael jackson did I'm rocking the suburbs Except that he was talented" .

Change Management: Critical Skill for Leaders

Catherines Career Corner

There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things. Niccolo Machiavelli By Catherine Adenle In the workplace, [.] Related posts: You Are the Pilot of Your Career Plane. 12 Reasons Why Employees Resist Change in the Workplace. The 5 Unhappy People You Must Convince to Change. Get the Job, Keep the Job and Lead! Career Change: How Do You Know When it’s Time?

101 Career Experts all Job Hunters Should Follow on Twitter

Career Copilot

This is definitely true but sometimes social media can seem overwhelming especially when there are hundreds of millions of people on Twitter. If you are currently in job search mode, I am sure you have heard that social networking is an essential component of a successful job search strategy. We here at Career Copilot have [.]. Your Career

6 Job Search Lessons Learned from Steve Jobs

Resume Bear

Jobs was definitely a quirky man. On October 5, 2011, the world lost a visionary. Steve Jobs, co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc. lost his battle with pancreatic cancer. In the 35 years since the founding of Apple, Jobs contributed to many major advances in technology.

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ResumeBear: Should Tattoos Stop You From Getting Hired?

Resume Bear

I’m definitely keeping the others that I have. In a study conducted by The Patient’s Guide, the number of tattoo removal procedures grew by 32% from 2011 to 2012. A tattoo of a giant iguana curling up her chest had seemed like a good idea when she was younger. “We

2012 129

Startup Or A Corporate Job, Reasons for Startup

Resume Bear

Definitely not. Sure, a corporate gig might (initially) pay more than a startup and come with cushy benefits, but there are real, career-defining reasons to heed the siren song of a startup.

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5 Ways to Succeed in Reinventing Your Career


million; essentially unchanged since February 2012. million; unchanged since February 2012. Quote on the Definition of Insanity. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over but expecting different results. Embrace your inner geek – It’s 2012.

Say Goodbye to the Nine to Five Worker

Resume Bear

However, this may surprise most workers as more than half of employees are under the impression that their executives definitely will mind if they are late. Being Late is Fine with Employers, Thanks to Smart Technology.

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25 Ways to Deal with a Bully at Work

Catherines Career Corner

Written by Catherine Adenle Bullies run rampant through the world, causing unnecessary pain to the lives of people that they choose to victimize. Bullying takes place everywhere and anywhere. It takes place in the workplace, at school and in homes. Related posts: How to Deal with a Bully at Work: See These 7 Tips. Are You Creating Your Own Workplace Stress? See These 5 Ways. Dealing with Difficult People at Work? See These 10 Ways… How to Deal With an Obnoxious Co-worker.

5 Twitter tricks to help you get more out of tweeting

Resume Bear

My click-through-rate has definitely increased since I started using Buffer and Best Time to Tweet, although it hasn’t impacted re-tweets… yet. It wasn’t that long ago I used to say, “Twitter’s for twits.” At the time, tweeting seemed pointless and foolish. And then I got an iPad.

33 Most Unique and Funny Items Sent To Recruiters

Resume Bear

This was definitely the most memorable thing I’ve received…but not in a good way. Have a recruiter you want to impress or thank? Here’s some inspiration. Enjoy! And if you laugh, share this article with at least one friend to give them a laugh too). Breast-shaped Cupcake.

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Capitalist Definitions: "Manager Pass-Through".

HR Capitalist

I wrote about the manager pass-through in 2011. It's an important fact of life in every organization, so I'm writing about it again today. Here's the trick: Imagine you could film every manager in your organization trying to defend a strategy, action, change, etc. taken by the company to their team. Would they own it or point to a higher power as the reason for the strategy, action or change, effectively separating themselves from responsibility for the decision/action? -.

The 4 connections you need to get hired

Cube Rules

Last, but most definitely not least, is the supporter. photo credit: Darwin Bell. In a job search, we hear a lot about connections.

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Reasons LinkedIn Can Cause Problems at Work

Resume Bear

Job hunting on while you’re on company time, using company resources to help aid in a job search, or browsing any social media websites that contain job listings are three things that are generally ill-advised and best avoided.

My 2012 in Review :) A Year of New Milestones, Creation of My Self-Identity, and New Beginnings

Personal Excellence Blog

I hope doing so will stir you guys into reflecting how your year of 2012 has been and to plan the new year of 2013 ahead. My Review of 2011 (and Moving On To 2012!). Key Accomplishments for 2012. 2012 has been quite an interesting year for me. What Are Your 2012 Goals?

ResumeBear: On Google+ Circle these Career Experts

Resume Bear

Julie Walraven –She’s a professional resume writer at Design Resumes, so you should definitely browse her Google+ stream while working on your resume. By Ritika Trikha, CareerBliss Writer. Think Google+ is lame? Think again.

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ResumeBear: Have These Answers Ready for Your Job Interview

Resume Bear

Rather than stating a definite figure, tell the interviewer you’d expect to get somewhere in the standard range paid for this position. With the competition keener than ever and the economy in a slump, you need to prepare for your job interview thoroughly.

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Job Boards Are 2nd Largest Source of Hire: College is 5th

Resume Bear

That’s puzzling to me as corporate career sites cannot by definition by a source of hire. Candidates always — ALWAYS — start their search somewhere other than on an employer’s web site and so a corporate career site by definition must be a definition and not a source of hire.

3 Online Tools to Network your Way into Job

Resume Bear

It’s definitely a place you want to be if you’re looking for work. Posted by Adam Justice. Social media is becoming increasingly important for job networking.

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ResumeBear: Getting Hired in Silicon Valley

Resume Bear

“We’re definitely in hiring mode,” says Motif Investing co-founder and CEO Hardeep Walia. “If you know any talent, send it our way.”

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What Zig Ziglar Has Taught Us About Career Management

The Job Quest

” The definition of success and happiness don’t lie in the outside world — they lie within ourselves. I was saddened to hear of the passing of motivational speaker Zig Ziglar yesterday.

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5 Social Media Strategies for Non-Profits

Career Realism

More than 70 percent of non-profit organizations expect to develop social media strategies in 2012, according to a survey conducted by Charity Dynamics, a consulting service for non-profits. Social media is social by definition, so be ready to communicate one-to-one on a personal level.

ResumeBear: 9 Crazy Employee Meltdowns

Resume Bear

On March 27, 2012, JetBlue captain Clayton Frederick Osbon began rambling incoherently mid-flight, discussing “the sins of Las Vegas” and saying “we need to take a leap of faith.” It was definitely a much less crazy and less criminal act of vengeance than some, but we bet it felt good.

What to look for in a good recruitment agency?

Resume Bear

Word of mouth is definitely a good way of finding as they are pretty reliable. Recruitment agencies always play an important element in helping Companies to reach their business goals by finding the right people to fill the various roles they offer.

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Post-College Career Searching in Tough Economic Times

Resume Bear

Research suggests that job seekers often compare themselves to the peers within their social networks (Brown & Cober, 2006), the very definition of which has changed significantly with a rise in the use of technology. Career searching is a daunting task under the best of circumstances.

Hostile Work Environment: 5 Steps for Dealing With Difficult People

Career Realism

Hostile Work Environment ” is one of those terms you hear, but it may or may not be true to the legal definition. That’s right, when it comes to this term; we have laws about hostile work environments and with the law comes a legal definition.

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Headline Bloopers That Probably Got Someone Fired

Resume Bear

On first read, it sounds like a reader and a killer were having a romantic tryst, which definitely should not make front-page news. One of the most important skills a copy editor can have is a dirty, skeptical mind.

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Are You a Bad Boss, Do You Work for One?

Resume Bear

It means scheduling according to actual needs, and if you don’t have the budget for that it often means changing the definition of need. 5 Ways to Identify a Bad Boss. Everyone has horror stories about bad bosses.

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Basics of a Disruptive Job Search

Career Realism

Click here to check out Wikipedia’s definition of “disruptive innovation.”). How long have you been looking for work? Honestly, can you step back and realistically calculate the actual time you’ve spent in the hunt? Is it days, weeks, months? See if you can guestimate the hours.

ResumeBear: Kickstarter Funding Projects for College Students

Resume Bear

In these boxes, two people can interact virtually with a definite presence in the real world. College is a great time to explore your creativity, and Kickstarter is a great place to find the funds to make your creative dreams a reality.

4 Key Things To Do When Quitting Your Job

Position Ignition

Start out in a clear, definitive way, “Unfortunately, I need to tell you that I have decided to leave the company…” Afterwards, you should plan to spend at least a couple of minutes talking without looking for any input from your boss.

Dos and Don’ts When Waiting to Begin Your Interview

Career Realism

Asking to read a company newsletter or something that displays the company’s core values will definitely get you some points with the interviewer. So, you got the interview for the job of your dreams. You check in with the receptionist and they ask you to have a seat.

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4 Secrets of focused people

Penelope Trunk

I know that’s not the scientific definition. I’m not even going to link to a scientific definition because that’s how much I don’t care. Do you like that headline? I stole it from CBS. When I saw the headline there, I clicked immediately.

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Job Seekers Must Educate Themselves on Employer Brand


Definition of Employment Brand. The concept of an employment brand is an important one for companies in this competitive job market with 51% of employers saying they have an employment branding strategy in 2012 according to a recent study by Bernard Hodes.

10 realistic New Year resolutions for job seekers

Mildred Talabi

For now, if finding a job is on your priority list for 2012, below is a list of 10 realistic goals/resolutions that will help you arrive at your destination. One thing that has definitely changed in today’s job market is that there is no longer such a thing as a job for life.

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Social Recruiting: Advice From A COO

Resume Bear

If companies are looking on social media, you should definitely be on (and using) social media. We all know social recruiting is on the rise (see here, here and here for more advice on social job seeking).

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8 Things I Love About NOT Being Self-Employed

Ms. Career Girl

If I did it again, I would definitely rent office space. It’s been almost 2 months since I started my new job , and I’m happy to report that I’m really happy!

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3 Examples of Great Personal Branding

Career Realism

Before I launch into giving examples, let’s recap the definition of personal branding. You can add to that definition what you want to be known for, because your personal brand is also aligning the image people have of you to where you are headed.