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 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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Trending Sources

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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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.

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


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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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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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.

Top 4 Jobs Of 2014 That Don’t Require A Degree

Career Realism

Here are the top jobs of 2014 that don’t require a degree: 1. Court Reporting. Given the boom in legal cases over the past few years, court reporting offers an exciting and lucrative career choice. Most professional court reporters get certified in a reporting program, but you don’t need a degree to get started. Perks for being a court reporter include flexible hours, interesting assignments, and good pay in many states.

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Your Boss Is More Important Than the Company You Work For


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.

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.

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.

35 Resume Filenames Recruiters Won’t Respond To


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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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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Protecting Your Identity While Job Hunting

Career Alley

You can also freeze your credit reports, making it much harder for ID thieves to open accounts with your name, social security number, or other information. Nineteen people become victims of identity theft every minute of every day, according to Transunion.com.

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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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A Strategy for Increased Work Engagement


Those who reported a strong congruence of their actual work with their valued work tended to be more engaged a year later. Inactivity is not the answer. Reducing demands does not mean sitting around with nothing to do. Idleness would not do much for your career profile.

What Causes Conflict in the Workplace?

Ms. Career Girl

As Forbes reports , a Pew research poll shows that 51 percent of women believe sexism is still present in our society. In some cases, female workers are afraid to report incidents to supervisors for fear of backlash from the offending parties.

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Excluded from a Client Meeting

Careers Done Write

Then he tells me and another person that he knows we are swamped with the rollout report and we don’t have to go. Knowing you are under pressure to complete the reports, he’s being considerate to release you from the obligation.

SideHustle Inspiration: Interview with the Founders of PijonBox

Ms. Career Girl

I too have always enjoyed the creation of new things, and working at an agency taught me so much about how to work with clients, manage direct reports, present and collaborate. These guys put a whole new meaning to the phrase “sending love”!

The #HRBasics Guide to OSHA Workplace & Safety Reporting


Companies are required to report any incident orally that results in the death of an employee or any employee form a work-related incident or in-patient hospitalization of three or more employees as a result of a work-related incident within eight hours. Thought my efforts, however, I obtained some much-needed information after I realized one of my employees reported 8 separate worker’s compensation incidents in 3 years.

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3 Reasons Your Job Application Didn’t Get a Response (And What You Can Do About It)

Career Rocketeer

Many job seekers report similar experiences, with reactions ranging from despair to frustration with employers. Eagerly sending your resume to the perfect job posting or trying to contact recruiters – but not getting a response?

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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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How To Evaluate New Job Offers


You should clearly understand: Who you will report to: your manager and reporting line should be clearly defined in your job offer. Who does your boss report to? Negotiate with yourself before negotiating with employers. This is a guest post by Joey Trebif.

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75% of Defense Contractors Report Snowden Incident Has Changed Their Security Practices

Resume Bear

The independent blind survey of 100 IT/security managers or staff within defense contractor organizations that handle data for the US government was conducted by Opinion Matters on behalf of ThreatTrack Security from November 2013 to January 2014.

Success Has No Age Limit [Infographic]

Personal Excellence Blog

Nelson Mandela , South-African revolutionary and philanthropist, who was 75 (not 76 as reported in the infographic) when he became the president of South Africa.

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Saying Good Job: The Difference Between a Head Pat and Coaching.

HR Capitalist

But having a blind spot to saying "good job" can rob you of an opportunity to be an effective coach for the people who report to you. It''s always a little surprising when you''re out in the world and find out many people have a fundamental issue with saying "Good Job.".

The Science of Happiness [Infographic]

Personal Excellence Blog

The happy people reported in this infographic seems like people who are doing just that, which is why they are happy. If you want to achieve lasting happiness, work from the root of your emotions — your mind — while cultivating the positive habits reported in the infographic.

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Trumpet Your Value With a Resume That Sings!

Career Trend

If you are willing to step outside the dulling requirements that many career reporters espouse, you […]. By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter In my recent article over on LinkedIn’s new publishing platform, I trumpeted my favorite topic, resumes! Unfortunately a vast sea of resumes wash ashore because of their lifeless content. It doesn’t have to be this way. The post Trumpet Your Value With a Resume That Sings! appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

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How to Attract the Right Candidates to Your Job Vacancy

The Undercover Recruiter

A recent report from CV Library looking at job-seeking trends found that […]. The number of job advertisements and applications are continuing to rise in the UK, and are making it more difficult for companies to attract the right candidates to their vacancies.

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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Why Did That Superb New Employee Turn Out To Be A Bad Hire?

The Undercover Recruiter

Day One – When your new hire heads in for their first day, are they aware of what time, who and where to report to? Has this ever happened to you? Does it sound familiar?

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How To Make Job Search More Fun Than a Root Canal


full service career and college coaching firm, and has been featured in The New York Times, the US News & World Report and more. A 5-step job search strategy that keeps things light. This is a guest post by Tara Goodfellow.

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Top 4 Most In-Demand Skills in Finance, Healthcare, Legal Services & Human Resources

Career Solvers

The Execu-Search Group, an executive search firm based in Manhattan, recently surveyed 195 of their clients to uncover their hiring plans for 2014 and the in-demand skills they believed would play a part in their decision. Corporate Reporting.