How to manage a career in 2012

Penelope Trunk

Making sales (as opposed to managing), writing code (as opposed to managing), working across three time zones. If you are changing jobs every four years, you are going to have to manage lots of close relationships with co-workers and bosses.

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Great Place to Work Announces 2012 Best Small and Medium Workplaces List

Resume Bear

Great Place to Work®, a global research and consulting firm, today revealed the 2012 Best Small & Medium Workplaces list, published by FORTUNE magazine. The 2012 list also features the first government agency: the City of Rancho Corodova. Navigator Management Partners.

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5 Ideas that will influence 2012

Penelope Trunk

So here we are, in 2012, and did you check out the photo of the Apple store at the top of this post? It's 2012. College and grad school Parenting Self-management

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12 Daily Employee Engagement Prescriptions for 2012

David Zinger

Here are 12 prescriptions for Employee Engagement in 2012. Prescription : Repeat daily for the remainder of 2012. Extra Strength Prescription to help you lighten up: Achieve Results Build Relationships Employee Engagement 2012 management significant simple small

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Online Hiring Expected To Double In 2012

Resume Bear

Also, the report found that promising online careers for 2012 are software developer, visual designer, user experience designer, digital marketer, technical writer, web researcher, data analyst, content moderator, accountant, and distributed workforce manager.

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Study: How Do Employers Manage Social Media?

Resume Bear

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) released a survey today titled “An Examination of How Social Media Is Embedded in Business Strategy and Operations”. This survey found that more than half of employers will increase their social media outreach in 2012.

Top 10 Social Media Blogs: The 2012 Winners!

Resume Bear

Cindy King is the Managing Editor of Social Media Examiner. Are you looking for some good blogs to read? Look no further! Our third-annual social media blog contest generated nearly 600 nominations (almost twice as many as last year’s contest).

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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?

3 Recruitment Lessons From the 2012 Summer Olympics


The torch has been lit and the London 2012 Summer Olympics have officially kicked off. Who knows greatness better than those talented men and women who managed to make it all the way to the biggest athletic competition in the world? Recruitment Learnings at the London Summer Olympics.

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#SHRM12 Conference Unofficial Party Guide


Society of Human Resource Management Annual Conference. For human resource managers, an HR conference is a must. The SHRM 2012 Annual Conference & Exposition is right around the corner. It’s a little mommy-free time for me at the SHRM 2012.

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Management Material Do You Have What it Takes

Resume Bear

Are You Management Material. Relevant experience was a prerequisite for most hiring managers, but 35 percent said they are open to candidates who have no background in the industry. The new executive-hiring survey suggests diversity is still lacking, according to hiring managers.

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67% Percent of Companies Plan to Adopt Work Social Technology in 2012


Innovation (57 percent), alignment (55 percent), and engagement (50 percent) are the top management objectives for those using or planning to use internal social technology. Social Media and HR’s Place in Business. A shift is happening in the HR an workplace space.

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Ten Job Search Strategies for 2012

Career Solvers

There are many simple, painless changes you can make in 2012 to increase your chances of finding your next job. If your look screams 1985, you could give hiring managers the impression that your skills are stuck in that era as well. This is a critical aspect of career management.

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On Being a Leader - Memorial Day 2012

Learning Voyager

In my work as a Learning & Organization Development consultant, I teach managers about managing people, teams, and organizations. Many these days are questioning the role, and even the value, of management, asking if managers still serve a useful purpose in organizations that are so different from those of the last century. For me, it's not an either/or dilemma of whether managers should stay or go. Posted by Terrence Seamon on Monday May 28, 2012

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How to update your resume for 2012

Cube Rules

It’s 2012 — and time to update your resume with your 2011 business results. Hiring managers want people who can achieve their goals because a hiring manager is interviewing you to accomplish something to help the manager achieve business goals.

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Project Culture Reflects Management Culture

Hiring Technical People

If you read the comments in The Romney Campaign was a Consultant Con Job , there is an insightful comment from someone named redcal: who you hire to do the job DEFINES how well you do your job as a manager, especially in an organization as large/complex as a campaign. Now, Romney himself may not have hired the project manager. And that reinforces a management culture of second or third best. Would you be willing as a manager to stick your neck out and advocate for that?

3 Career Mistakes to Avoid in 2012

Career Realism

Here’s why… While you think you are a pro at hiding your distaste for your (insert manager, co-worker, project, client, etc.), Job Search 2012 career job mistake personal branding search unemploymentOkay, so the economy can’t make up its mind.

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What Zig Ziglar Has Taught Us About Career Management

The Job Quest

Here are just a few of his quotes that get you thinking about how you approach the management of your career: About attitude. I was saddened to hear of the passing of motivational speaker Zig Ziglar yesterday.

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Ask Questions of the Hiring Manager and the Interview Team

Hiring Technical People

” but you can ask these kinds of questions of a manager to learn about culture: “Give me an example of the some most recent times you promoted from within. ” and, “Does senior management hold all-hands meetings? ” I have some very funny stories about when I was manager and one of my best developers had trouble keeping his mouth shut at all-hands company meetings. Management thought he was out to embarrass them.

5 Common Mistakes Made Managing Your Employees


Lessons Learned Managing Your Employees. If you have been managing people for a while, you probably feel pretty comfortable with the manager hat on. Giving too much information – maybe you have been managing “Bob” for a couple years now.

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Employer Social Media Could Save US Companies $370 Billion in 2012


Employee disengagement at an organization happens a number of different ways including boredom, job fit, managers, unclear expectations and lack of connection to colleagues and the company itself.

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Top 10 Sessions at the 2012 #HRTechConf in Chicago


Don’t forget to swing by and check out the 2012 HR Technology Unofficial Party Guide. Human Resources Technology Conference Recommended Sessions in 2012. we’ve sorted through and chosen some of the top ten sessions to attend at the 2012 Annual HR Technology Conference in Chicago.

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8 Time Management Apps: Hassle-Free Management of Tasks and To-Dos


Productivity Tips Time Management AppsWe all chase the tick-tock of the clock to beat deadlines, make the most of a meeting or check every box on our to-do list. Some of us make do with a piece of paper and pencil. Others try to make use of technology to improve their productivity. If you belong to the latter group, [.].

8 Developments That Stood Out in Employee Engagement in 2012

David Zinger

I encourage you to visit the Engage for Succes s website to learn what they did in 2012 and where they are going in 2013. Twitter, Linked In, and Facebook have been buzzing with talk about employee engagement in 2012. There have been a lot of books written on employee engagement in 2012 and many books on leadership and management ensure they address employee engagement in their contents. At the end of 2012 there were: 8, 380,000.

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Career Management: Are YOU Lazy?

Career Realism

Career Management Help. Try some career management. The post Career Management: Are YOU Lazy? Warning! I’m about to speak in code. We like to think of ourselves as: “Not interested in making big money”. Not overly ambitious”. Focused more on life than work”.

The Importance of Managing Your Online Brand

Corn on the Job

This is a guest post by Susanna Cha, recent MSc International Marketing Management student, currently writing on behalf of Guardian Jobs including marketing jobs, graduate jobs , fundraising jobs and more. Personal Branding Brand Management Online Brand Personal Brand

Time management tips that’ll work for your life

Penelope Trunk

Most of the time management advice that’s out there sucks. It’s all written by men who write about time management while their wives are at home taking care of their kids, or by men who don’t have anything to do except write about time management.

The Ultimate #SHRM12 Conference Blogger List


Check Out the SHRM 2012 HR Bloggers. Collectively these HR Bloggers are a powerful group with each sharing insights and information to an important audience who work, play, and live in the human capital management industry. Think of it as the All-Top of HR, and it’s a great way for you to keep up with the activities and information shared during the SHRM 2012 Annual Conference in Atlanta even if you can’t make it this year.

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What the Olympics Can Teach Us About Career Management


With the 2012 Summer Olympics in full swing, we can all learn a lot from one of the most established sporting events in history. Here’s what the Olympics can teach us about managing our careers and going for the gold: Building & Maintaing a Personal Brand.

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Social Siesta Announces Sponsors & Location for #SHRM12


Social Siesta Party at SHRM 2012. That’s exactly that purpose of Social Siesta, our cocktail mixer and meetup happening on Tuesday, June 26th from 2:00-4:00 PM during the 2012 SHRM Conference. I like casual.

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Employers: Ignoring Job Candidates Impacts Your Brand

Resume Bear

Katie Lewis is currently a senior at Florida State University and will graduate in May 2012 with a B.A. Worker safety career Hiring Manager job resumebear

Social Siesta During SXSW 2012 Sponsors Announced


Social Siesta Sponsors Announced During SXSW 2012. I’m proud to announce sponsors for my upcoming Social Siesta this Saturday, March 10th, 2012 from 12-2 PM in Austin, Texas, during SXSW. Gold Sponsor of Social Siesta South by Southwest 2012.

Managers: Get Things Done More Efficiently

Career Realism

Leaders, managers … how often have you asked a team member to do something and found that it didn’t get done when you expected? Managers get things done image from Bigstock. Workplace Manager

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How Time Management Can Help Your Job Search

Career Realism

Time management is very important during a job search. Job Search advice career job plan search time management tipHere are some tips on how to stay organized and focused while looking for a job. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at

10 Keys To a Memorable Personal Brand

Executive Career Brand

For job search and career management, your brand and the way you communicate it need to resonate with your target employers and/or current employer. Get feedback from those who know you and your work best – peers, management, staff, employees, clients, mentors, etc.

13 Time Management Tips You Ought to Know

The Undercover Recruiter

As a small business owner, managing your time and expectations are extremely important if you want to maintain the proper focus. Time management is one of those skills no one teaches you in school but you have to learn. Can you think of more time management tips?

How to Engage Hiring Managers Using Social Media

Career Rocketeer

You’ve probably figured out by now that seeking work through job boards can give you mixed results. I’ve heard some experts claim that for every job opening on a job board, an average of 300 people are submitting resumes to that same job.

Employee Engagement: Failing Managers

David Zinger

How are you managing employee engagement for managers? On a recent flight from Winnipeg to Toronto I refreshed my previous reading and notes of Henry Mintzberg’s 2009 book, Managing. He is truly a Canadian and global treasure in management thinking. Over the past 4 or 5 years there has been a big uptake on helping managers improve employee engagement. Here is a snippet from their August 2012 abstract: First, the choice of boss matters.

Management: 10 Tips for Time, Work, & Life


You can manage! I write an awful lot about time management, business management, and life management. I write about management because I need it. I need to manage my time. I need to manage my work. And I need to manage my life.

“Why I Love My Father” (A Father’s Day Tribute: Happy Father’s Day To All Father Figures!)

Personal Excellence Blog

Thank you everyone for your wonderful responses to the 2012 Father’s Day Tribute. I could understand the secret when I myself became a father and struggled to manage between ever increasing list of expenses and expectations and my resources to meet the same.

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