Have You Looked At Your Credit Report?

Professional Resume Services

Among the rest of the things you need to do before that job interview, looking at your credit report is up there in priority. Here’s why it should be done before that job interview: The Fair Credit Reporting Act is the federal law covering the whole issue.

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The State Of Hiring 2014 [Infographic]

Career Realism

From 2012 to 2014, the adoption of mobile career sites increased by over 65%, but 80% of companies still don’t have a mobile optimized career site! How To Use Employment Reports For Your Career. The post The State Of Hiring 2014 [Infographic] appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

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Trending Sources

The State of the Internship in 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

The State of the Internship in 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC]. Infographics Internships InternMatch internship report What does the internship economy really look like?

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Report from my own happiness lab

Penelope Trunk

After about a decade of doing research on happiness , I realize that my favorite research comes from university labs that use self-reported data. Most of our happiness lab research is based on self-reported data about who feels happy. I can self-report just as well as anyone else.

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. Improve your status reporting to your manager. The simple status report can become a powerful way to consistently show your work to your manager and provide the documentation needed for your performance review. Take your status reports home. What have you decided to do in 2014 to help your work?

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Why Was the May Jobs Report So Bad? Job Postings Went Down

Blogging4jobs

The initial BLS Jobs Report for May , released in June, reported that the American economy gained only 38,000 new jobs in May. Last week, along with releasing much a stronger June Jobs Report, the BLS also downgraded the May report.

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Single Disengaged Worker Costs Company $4,621 in Lost Revenue in 2014

Blogging4jobs

We tend to drop the ball helping these new employees transition because we are busy with reports, conference calls or whatever fire that needs our attention today. To put that in better perspective, there are 119,000,000 full time employees employed in the US as of June of 2014.

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Apply Out Of Your League

Ms. Career Girl

If you’ve built an excel tool or established a monthly report, black out or remove the confidential company information and show it as an example of what you can do (only if it’s legal!). The post Apply Out Of Your League appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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Best Ways and Places to Research Your Target Employers

Executive Career Brand

SEC – Reports on public companies.

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Work from Home? Read these 5 tips on how to do it better.

Ms. Career Girl

Once I moved on to the corporate world and reported to work closer to at 8 a.m., A few of my favorites are: Mellow Indie, Your Spring Fling and 2014 Festival Headliners.

Learn To Stand Up for Yourself this New Year 2014 (My Response to an Online Hate Comment Against Me)

Personal Excellence Blog

So I undid the “delete” and posted the following response: Unfortunately YouTube automatically removes any reported comment, so the original comment has been removed from the video thread.

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3 Signs Your Career Is At A Standstill

Career Realism

Think for instance that you’re in the news reporting sector and your aim is to be the news anchor, which you’re next in line for. Don Goodman’s firm was rated as the #1 Resume Writing Service in 2013 & 2014.

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Your Boss Is More Important Than the Company You Work For

WorkAlpha

I know from personal experience that when I reported to a boss I was aligned with ideologically and who trusted me, I performed very well and kept getting promoted and promoted. But there were other bosses with whom those alignments just were not there, and after a while we separated—at times voluntarily and at other […] The post Your Boss Is More Important Than the Company You Work For appeared first on WorkAlpha. Interview Boss Workplace

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Sexism, Jill Abramson’s Firing, and How it Impacts Your Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

As of this writing on May 19th, 2014, neither Abramson or any representatives from the Times have responded to a request for comment. In April of 2013, anonymous reports began to emerge that Abramson was very unpopular with her staff, and that tensions in the Times were high.

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The Most Stressful Jobs of 2014

Corn on the Job

These factors accounted for professionals such as Events Coordinators, Public Relations Executives and Newspaper Reporters. Newspaper Reporter.

This Linkedin Lawsuit May Make You Consider Deleting Your Account

Career Realism

This is a gross violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Social media has destroyed privacy, and it’s not the users we should be worried about. It’s the developers of the platforms. Related: What Your Social Media Says About You To Employers.

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Overcoming Your Career Fear: Public Speaking

Career Realism

Are you terrified at the thought of making a public presentation or being called upon to offer a report in front of your peers? In fact, some people have turned jobs down and students have dropped out of classes because they dreaded making presentations or offering oral reports.

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Tips for Getting Your Finances in Order

Ms. Career Girl

Get yourself a credit report: This is an important part of auditing your finances. A credit report will give you an idea of whether you can expect to borrow significant amounts of money from lenders. There is no time like the present for getting your finances in order.

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7 Steps To Building Relationships With Recruiters On LinkedIn

Career Realism

Indeed, recruiters themselves report that they have a superabundance of great candidates and too few jobs to place folks into. Millions of job seekers who previously worked with recruiters to land great jobs are now finding that those same recruiters are overwhelmed with great candidates.

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4 Things That Destroy Job Interviews

Career Realism

Depending on the size of the company, you can also use Glassdoor.com for detailed information that’s been reported from former or current employees. Job interviews have never worried me. It’s actually something I’m really good at.

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Small Business Created 108,000 Jobs in December

Resume Bear

Infographics Job Market jobs infographic employment jobs report Small Business Employment in nonfarm private small business payrolls rose 108,000 in December on a seasonally adjusted basis, accounting for 45% of employment gains across all payroll size groups.

10 Mistakes New Managers Make

Career Realism

Managers report that they intended to “wait a year or so” to learn how things work in the organization – so “my employees can get to know me.”. During a seven year stint providing training in the entertainment industry, one of the challenges was extremely high turnover.

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Be Your Own CHO: Chief Happiness Officer

Career Realism

Those professionals who are wise enough to pursue career happiness report that they feel a deep inner confidence they never had before. Some even report that their career happiness has worn off on others who are then inspired to engage in the same pursuit.”.

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6 Ways To Show Your Value Without Being A Jerk

Career Realism

My favorite direct reports were good for their word. Team dynamics can often be difficult to negotiate. At work, generally speaking, you are on a team and you contribute. The problem is that you also want to elevate your career and stand out to your boss.

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Want To Work Part-Time? Try A Franchise!

Career Realism

Then, the general manager manages the store managers, and the owner still has only one or two direct reports. Imagine you could build a business of your own, bring in extra income, and still find time for hours of leisure, hobbies — or your full time job. Sound appealing?

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Workaholics: Why You Should Only Do Just Enough To Get By

Career Realism

According to a report by USA Today , the average annual raise an employee can expect to receive is 3% at best, and that’s not really a raise when you consider inflation. What happens when you put in extra hours and extra effort? Does it eventually lead to a raise?

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35 Resume Filenames Recruiters Won’t Respond To

JobMob

Looks like an anti-virus report. CorriculoRecruitment (@CorriculoRec) May 3, 2014. What if you’re accidentally aiming for the resume black hole?

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5 Things Successful Job Seekers Do Before Applying For A Job

Career Realism

I like to gather feedback from people who I reported to as well as people who reported to me. There are very few things that a job seeker can control in the job search, but choosing to apply for a job is one of them.

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LinkedIn SWAM And What You Can Do About It

Career Realism

It used to be that participants who were flagged this way would remain in that status indefinitely, however in February 2014 LinkedIn amended its policy to say that the length of time a participant would remain in that status “typically lasts a few weeks.”.

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3 Underused Tools For Effective Job Applications

Career Realism

Click on Get Report and you can get a quick analysis of your writing style. Go through every report to get an explanation and statistics on your writing in that area. Look at your report and edit where necessary. Job searching is a tedious process.

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Job Search – There Must be an App for That – Part 5 of 5

Career Alley

In 2006, ExecuNet ( Growing Number Of Job Searches Disrupted By Digital Dirt ) reported that 77% of recruiters surveyed use search tools to learn more about candidates. photo credit: DaveLawler via photopin cc.

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Were You Made To Become A Manager?

Career Realism

Successful financial analysts have a high need to produce useful and usable reports that will help leaders make better decisions. You like your job. You like your company. You’re a great performer. The next step is a management job. Right? Not so fast.

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Can Bad Credit Keep You From Getting A Job?

Career Realism

Some people have even reported that potential employers have asked for their social media passwords so that they could get a look at profiles that had been made private. You’re allowed to request one free credit report from each of the major credit reporting agencies every twelve months.

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I Read  #GIRLBOSS And You Should Too

Ms. Career Girl

Don’t lose sight of the little things, and when someone (such as a direct report) tries to make you compromise your own moral/standards code, think about whether you should be compromising them instead.

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The Secret To Being A Great Manager

Career Realism

As a manager and leader, how fast you get promoted and climb the corporate ladder will be directly related not to the authority you’ve been given, but the authority and respect that you’ve EARNED with people, whether they report to you or not.

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6 Things Job Seekers Do That Hiring Managers LOVE

Career Realism

If you have a portfolio, Slideshare, CredHive, links to documents, spreadsheets, reports, project plans, ideas, and presentations from Dropbox, send them. The prospect of bringing someone onto the team is one that is exciting and full of possibility. I love talking with candidates.

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5 actions to take before starting your job search

Cube Rules

This is stuff like your performance reviews, SMART goals, status reports and kudos about the work you do. Once you make a decision to go find another job, many people immediately start applying for new jobs. After all, you’ve been told to start. I wouldn’t. Instead, I’d make sure I’d have done the following five actions before making that first application. Of course, I’d get all of them done in less than a week, but one still needs to get them done.

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7 Strategies For Dealing With Stress More Effectively

Career Realism

A report from the American Institute of Stress indicates that (1) 40% of American adults experience negative health effects that are the result of stress, and (2) between 70%-95% of the visits made to our family doctors are the result of stress-related complaints.

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New Managers: The Truth About Getting Respect

Career Realism

Then, I texted my direct report with the same question. My manager and my direct report both texted back right away. The following is an excerpt with minor edits from Awesome Supervisory Skills: Seven Lessons for Young, First-Time Managers by Tamara Murray.

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How To Manage Without Being Mean (Is It Possible To Not Be Pushy?)

Career Realism

Remember what it felt like to go to work every day, knowing you had to report to someone who didn’t value your contributions and didn’t respect you as a person. Think about the worst boss you ever had.

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