Hot jobs in 2014

Career Alley

Wireless Network Engineers. Network Engineers. What professions head the ranking of the most highly paid professions? What professions are in demand in the labor market today? These questions are asked by the majority of job seekers. Every person sooner or later faces the problem of job hunting. And not all of them know how to deal with this problem, what steps to undertake at first, where to go and how to make a right choice.

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8 Job Seeker Recruiting Trends for 2014

Career Alley

With the advent of 2014, recruiters are seeking new and productive ways to search and recruit prospective employees. Without further ado, let me outline some of the ‘latest’ recruiting trends that can help you easily get a lucrative job in 2014: 1. More Job Opportunities: Many industries and the general job market experienced a boost in 2013 leading into 2014. As a job seeker, you have to ensure a stable professional network through your cellular contacts.

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Exclusive SHRM 2014 Conference Party Guide #SHRM14


The SHRM 2014 Annual Conference is right around the corner. As with anything, it’s the people you met and the networking that goes on form being able to relate to people in a conference setting. Because of the sheer size of SHRM 2014 Annual Conference (it’s 15,000+ attendees strong), there is a lot going on especially after hours. The last 3 years I got a lot of great feedback on my Official Party Guide’s for SHRM, and so I bring you the 2014 version.

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5 Tips for Successful Job Search Networking

Career Alley

While there are no hard and fast rules for job search networking, there are a few guidelines you should consider: Recruiters – Recruiters who already know you – Refreshing your relationships should be easy. Friends & Family : This group is your most important support and networking group. People who don’t know you – These are people that you will meet at networking events, industry trade groups, job search support groups and career fairs.

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Face-to-Face Networking

Careers Done Write

Face-to-face networking may be one of the most detested phrases a career professional can hear. I have heard all of the excuses for not stepping into the real world for some live networking. Face-to-face networking does not have to be a lengthy time commitment. For a networking check-in or get-to-know-each-other type meeting, a half-hour coffee break should be adequate. Say this aloud: Networking and relationship building are not just for sales people.

It’s 2014. Your Resume Should Reflect That Fact. Here’s How.

Career Alley

What should know about writing resumes this 2014? Do you share your Friday Night adventures on any of the social networks? As the years roll by, the way we do things continue to change. Writing resumes isn’t any different. Whether you are a newbie or a veteran looking to find a job but are not confident on how to work on your resume, don’t fret. There are many places online to turn to for advice, like job listing website Randstad.

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The 19 Parties & Events You Must Attend at #SXSWi in 2014


As with anything, it’s the people you meet and the networking that goes on form being able to relate to people in a conference setting. BLOGGING4JOBS’ SXSW ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2014 PARTY GUIDE. Thursday, March 6, 2014. Big BASHH. Crawl map available March 1, 2014. Friday, March 7, 2014. Saturday, March 8, 2014. Sunday, March 9, 2014. Monday, March 10, 2014. Tuesday, March 11, 2014.

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Networking Tips For The Introvert

Professional Resume Services

Did you know that introverts can be great networkers? They just go about networking in a different mode than the extrovert, and since a lot of the advice you see on networking for your career seems to be geared toward those extroverts, the combination of introvert/networking has to be redefined. Search Engine Journal usually is a site visited by marketers and webmasters, those interested in tech-savvy networking of the internet kind.

Join me in Manage Your Job Search Workshop, March 21, 2014

Hiring Technical People

Will you be in London on March 21, 2014? Build your networking skills. Online networking: what it can do for you, what it can’t. In-person networking: what it can do for you, what it can’t. Target networking: how you will find your next job. Agile Job Search agile career time line interviewing job search tip job search trap lean loose connection Manage Your Job Search target network Are you looking for job?

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3 Networking Success Stories

Careers Done Write

Recently, a steadfast non-believer in the power of networking challenged me to share three examples of clients who earned a job through networking. Many of my clients have gained introductions, interviews, and ultimately job offers through networking. Here are just three examples of how networking can lead to a new job! The first night he planned to skip the usual networking mixer. The bottom line is that there are networking opportunities all around us.

5 More Tips for Leveraging Your Social Networks in Your Job Search

Career Alley

You know that old saying, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know” While I don’t believe the first part of the saying (because what you don’t know will eventually catch up with you), the second part could not be more true with today’s social networks. While “who you know” has always been important, it has never been easier to leverage your network with services like LinkedIn and other social networks.

Tips on How to Network Using LinkedIn – 7 Secrets Most Professionals Don’t Know


LinkedIn is one of the best networking avenues out there. According to Jobvite’s 2014 Job Seeker Nation Study of 2,135 adults, 94% of recruiters are active on LinkedIn, but only 36% of job seekers are. The post Tips on How to Network Using LinkedIn – 7 Secrets Most Professionals Don’t Know appeared first on WorkAlpha. Networking LinkedIn

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One Way To Keep Your Networking Current

Professional Resume Services

Networking is one of those activities that gets shelved because you are busy. This is because the nature of networking is relationships, and if you only connect with people when you need them, you are viewed in a negative light. One of the most productive professional networking sites available today is LinkedIn, but that success means that there’s spam — the weeds of the web.

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How to Use Social Networking to Create Bankable B2B Connections

Career Makeover Coach

All social networking is not created equal. There’s B2B (Business to Business) social networking and then there’s “regular” social networking. Effective business to business social networking is more than just using social media platforms to […]. The post How to Use Social Networking to Create Bankable B2B Connections appeared first on Tai Goodwin, Bankable Brilliance.

Networking Time Wasters

Careers Done Write

Astute professionals know that networking is essential to career success. Although networking is a worthy effort, there are networking time wasters that you’ll want to avoid. Here are the four networking time wasters to side-step. The lack of a plan can lead to inefficient use of your networking time in the real world and online. Try to get the greatest results relative to the time you spend by carefully selecting the conferences and networking events.

Networking Ideas for Students


The idea of networking can cause a lot of anxiety in some students because it requires them to step outside of their comfort zone. That being said, most jobs are found through networking, so if you are serious about finding […] The post Networking Ideas for Students appeared first on WorkAlpha. Networking Networking Tips New Graduates Students

Improve Your Social Networking Skills Posted

Hiring Technical People

I gave a talk at the Action Networking group a few weeks ago. Improve Your Social Networking Skills is up on slideshare. I do not claim to have the best social networking skills. Agile Job Search career development interpersonal skills Manage Your Job Search network I promised to post my slides, and I finally have. I am a work in progress. However, I am improving them, daily.

Internal Recruiting Gets Sexier in 2014 #recruittrends


What trend do you see as #1 in 2014? In 2014 there will continue to be a lot of discussion around some of the trends we’ve been chatting about for years: employer branding, social recruiting , improving the candidate experience , tapping into your employees’ networks for referrals, and leveraging technology and/or social media to assist with all of these. I believe however that in 2014 we’ll see an increase in the discussions around “internal recruiting.”

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Five Things You Must Do Before a Networking Event

Careers Done Write

Here are five things that you must do before a networking event. Many networking events will include a list of attendees either in advance of the event or upon arrival. Some networking events, such as conferences or association mixers, will be sponsored by corporations. Make sure your profile is current and compelling before you hit the networking event. Don’t let it happen at a networking event. career development networking

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Job Search Trap: I Can Network Only By Computer

Hiring Technical People

I gave a talk at a networking group recently about Manage Your Job Search. They got 15 points for going on an informational interview, and 15 points for networking at an event. I have many tips about networking for shy people in Manage Your Job Search. Don’t sit behind your computer and network that way. Agile Job Search job search tip job search trap network target network

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How to Network Your Way Into a Great-Fit Executive Job

Executive Career Brand

You’ll probably have to do a lot of networking to find and land your next gig. Then you’ll network your way into the companies you’ve targeted those job search marketing collaterals towards, whether or not they’ve posted openings for jobs you want. Jobs that, for whatever reason, are not advertised or visible, and can only be uncovered and accessed through networking. How to Build Your Executive Network. Reconnect with and revive your existing network.

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Networking Tips for Mature Workers


So what […] The post Networking Tips for Mature Workers appeared first on WorkAlpha. Networking Mature Workers Networking Tips Did you know that there are currently more than four million Americans who are considered “long-term unemployed” … that is, they have been unemployed for 27 weeks or more? And many of them are older and well educated.

4 Questions to Choose the Right B2B Social Networking Site

Career Makeover Coach

When it comes to using social networking for business, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter are considered the trifecta for most business professionals. There are other social networking platforms that may be more beneficial for you. Just like in offline networking, […]. The post 4 Questions to Choose the Right B2B Social Networking Site appeared first on Tai Goodwin, Bankable Brilliance. Marketing Social Media facebook LinkedIn social networks twitter

The Social CEO in 2014 [STUDY]

The Undercover Recruiter

Our friends at searched for the social profiles of every single CEO on the FORTUNE 500 list on five popular social networks to determine which CEOs are lighting up social media – and which CEOs are still in the dark. The Social CEO in 2014 [STUDY]. Oh yes, it’s that time of year again.

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Cube Rules Links — January 31, 2014

Cube Rules

But with a few minor adjustments, you can leverage LinkedIn’s robust network and data to create a stealth networking strategy and keep your intentions private. photo: Yandle. Here’s what I’ve been saving for you from the Internet: Job Search Depression, Job Search and Your Marriage, Job Search and Religion… And Simple Discouragement in a Long-Term Job Search. Jason Alba answers a question in a comment on one of his favorite (and relevant) blog posts: I Smell Blood.

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Questions to Ask when Networking

Careers Done Write

Networking meetings are a critical complement to a thorough job search. career management networking When you meet someone new who could potentially point you in the right direction toward a new job or opportunity, you have to ask the right questions to maximize your time and the value of the meeting. You should think carefully about the purpose of your meeting is – is it to ask for a job straight up? Ask for additional contacts in the industry you are targeting?

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10 Key Connections for Building a Bankable Professional Network

Career Makeover Coach

There was a time when I didn’t have a supportive professional network. The post 10 Key Connections for Building a Bankable Professional Network appeared first on Tai Goodwin, Bankable Brilliance. Brilliant Business Girlfriends Connecting networking Like many women, I clung to the relationships I did have even though they were hurting me and not helping me.

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Is Networking Helping Or Hurting Your Career?

Professional Resume Services

You hear the word “networking” in a positive light most of the time, but think about it: Who are you networking with? If you are not sure who would be good to follow on Twitter, I have a suggestion: the Savvy Intern at YouTern recently came out with their Top 50 Twitter Accounts Job Seekers MUST Follow (2014). If every conversation is gossip or complaining, then it has an effect on the way you think and act.

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HR Technology Trendspotting: What’s Coming in 2014 #recruittrends


What trend do you see as #1 in 2014? I’m no Nostradamus, here’s my sneak peek at what’s going to happen in 2014. 2014 in HR Technology: 3 Sure Bets for the Year Ahead. Replace “social” in 2009 with “mobile” in 2014 and you’ll see we haven’t really progressed, we’re just talking about different ways to distribute the same content – resumes and job descriptions, mostly. What do you expect in HR Technology in 2014? Recruiting Trends Week is upon us!

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Job Search Trap: I Can Network Only by Going to Meetings

Hiring Technical People

Here’s another job search trap: you think you can network by going to professional group meetings, mashups, informational lunches, and other kinds of what I call “background networking.” ” You need to do this kind of networking to expand you network. If you expand your background networking every week, chances are good you know someone who knows someone at your target company. Background networking, by itself, is insufficient.

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Employer Networking Through Your College


The employer representative will usually also mingle and network after the event. Additional Employer Networking Events and Programs. Every school is different, but consider these additional types of programs as potential opportunities to network with employers: Externship, Winternship, or Job Shadowing. College networks and special associations. Some colleges are affiliated with college networks or consortiums that can be important to your internship search.

14 Career Tasks for 2014

Cube Rules

Time to close up 2013 and start looking at 2014. When I think about 2014, I want to come up with actionable, doable tasks that will help your career and job performance. Resolve to add fourteen people to your business network this year. Your business network is critical to finding answers needed for your work – and finding jobs when you decide to leave. Help someone in your business network every month. What have you decided to do in 2014 to help your work?

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7 Steps for Power Networking in the New Year


So are you ready to power up your networking in 7 steps? Let’s go: Assess your networking strengths and weaknesses. Are there certain people you wish to meet in 2014? If you work for a big company, don’t forget to put the co-workers that form your internal network on your list. Then decide if groups such as the Chamber of Commerce or other business networking organizations are worth exploring or joining. Social media networking. Copyright 2014.

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Networking Is the Best Way to Build Your Safety Net


Or should be. […] The post Networking Is the Best Way to Build Your Safety Net appeared first on WorkAlpha So you love your job. You’re totally happy and can’t envision ever working somewhere else. But then your department is downsized. Or a new boss comes. Or you decide that you could be making more money somewhere else. Whatever the circumstance, today’s transient job market means that you are always job hunting.

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Job Search Trap: I Can Network Only By Computer

Hiring Technical People

I gave a talk at a networking group recently about Manage Your Job Search. They got 15 points for going on an informational interview, and 15 points for networking at an event. I have many tips about networking for shy people in Manage Your Job Search. Don’t sit behind your computer and network that way. Agile Job Search HTP job search tip job search trap network target network

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3 Networking Ideas for Spring Break


So here’s three networking ideas for Spring Break: 1.) Being a helpful person within your network is how you strengthen these relationships. What are you networking goals for Spring Break? Copyright 2014. Gen Y Job Search @myinterncoach college intern internship Jobsearch Networking sandra sandra long spring break university Are you all set for a summer internship or first job or are you starting to feel the heat with Spring Break approaching?

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How Social Networking Can Boost Your Career

The Undercover Recruiter

Traditional methods in searching for employment opportunities involved many time consuming consultations with CV agencies or browsing broadsheet newspapers… In 2014 the key method is social media. How Social Networking Can Boost Your Career. Career Management Social Media Career change howto media Network Networking social

Essential LinkedIn Networking Connections for College Students


Every other Sunday we’ll feature content for the job seeker that’ll help them grow their network and excel professionally. Don’t forget to check out our exclusive Job Network. . You are on LinkedIn and want to start networking! Growing your professional network is fun and interesting. Connecting on LinkedIn will definitely help you to network more effectively. Before you start networking , make sure your LinkedIn profile is in tip top shape.

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7 Mistakes That Will Kill Your Network

Position Ignition

For all the effort we put into growing our networks, it’s surprising how easy it can be to lapse into network-killing behaviours once we have a decent database of contacts and some genuinely close connections within that contacts list. Here are some common mistakes that we all have to be wary of making if our networks are going to survive, let alone thrive. Careers Advice Networking

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Networking Made Easy or Easier

The Undercover Recruiter

You know you should be networking. If these are your feelings toward networking, you aren’t alone. Most people dislike networking, however, your career success is dependent on […]. Networking Made Easy or Easier. Networking conversation LinkedIn questions who to network with You’ve heard most people land jobs this way, and yet, you dread it, avoid it or give up when you don’t get the results you are looking for.

Best Executive Resume Writing Tips for 2014

Executive Career Brand

” And here’s the complete tip I contributed, which was abridged for space constraints on To outdistance your job-seeking competitors, follow this best practice to begin your 2014 job hunt. And your research will help you understand how to communicate your value when networking and interviewing.

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LinkedIn and Big Data = Networking Gold #BigDataHR


Join us April 10th 2014 at 3pm to talk Big Data on Twitter using the hashtag #BigDataHR and join our webinar , “What’s the Big Deal with Big Data in HR & Recruiting” on April 17th at 11a EST. Follow the week by bookmarking us ! . With all this talk about Big Data, let’s take a look at a few capabilities from the #1 site for business and career networking. Networking Insight : Lists companies that have job openings where you have connections.

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Taking Networking to the Next Level: Getting Your Name Out There


You might be wondering what this has to do with career networking. Many executives and recruiters use Google to look up your name, try to find out about you and […] The post Taking Networking to the Next Level: Getting Your Name Out There appeared first on WorkAlpha. Networking Networking Tips When was the last time you entered your name in the Google search engine? What results did you see? Does your name appear numerous times?

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