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How To Write A Great Accomplishment Statement | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [08.02.10] View Comments How To Write A Great Accomplishment Statement If you are regular reader, you may notice that another recent post showed someone similarly posed. That post was about signaling strength during job interviews.

8 Ways To Beat Job Search Burnout

Career Realism

You probably know the dangers of burnout, but do you also realize that you can become burned out from a job search? Related: 6 Tips For Managing Job Search Stress. It often leads to cynicism, detachment, a lapse in accomplishments, and feelings of ineffectiveness.

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Job Search Tips for Employees of RadioShack and Others Facing a Layoff

Career Solvers

Even if you think your job is not in jeopardy today, you should always be proactively managing your career because stuff happens…quickly. Review your resume to see if your document reads like a laundry list of job tasks or an accomplishment-focused, metrics-driven self-marketing tool.

Stack ranking, reviews, and Cubicle Warriors

Cube Rules

” Not the greatest employee, but did the work, accomplished goals. When the mid-year review time came, that employee questioned the “successful” ranking — he thought it was okay, but thought he was doing better. That’s the point where we reviewed performance, agreed it was really just successful — and then I told him of the 14-employees I had, he was ranked 14 out of 14. And here’s why: my crowd was really good at their jobs.

2013 133

3 ways to tell management just is not into you

Cube Rules

Rewarded, if not in monetary value, through recognition of a job well done. Not because it is something required to do, but because improving our job skills is a needed activity to ensure employment security. You build metrics around the methodology.

2012 188

Are You Tweaking Your Out-Dated Executive Resume To Death?

Executive Career Brand

So many of my executive job seeking clients who send me their resumes when we first connect, feel the need to apologize for them. Some Things Executive Job Seekers Do Wrong with Their Resumes. More in my post, Do Grammar and Spelling Errors Really Matter in Executive Job Search ?

2017 203

How to Write An Irresistible C-suite Executive Resume in 10 Steps

Executive Career Brand

If you’re like many of the c-suite and senior-level executives I work with you’ve either never needed a resume to get noticed and land a job. That is, they source and assess candidates through Google search, LinkedIn, Twitter, and other social media.

2017 205

How to Create a Living Resume

Ms. Career Girl

When you’re a freelancer or on the job hunt, your resume is possibly your best marketing tool for picking up new employer and/or clients. While every new engagement is a chance to broaden your experience, that is not always conveyed when searching for the next new opportunity.

2017 204

Is It Time For Your Resume Checkup?

Resume Bear

In today’s challenging economy, job seekers will need to implement a strong self-marketing campaign in order to get noticed in a crowded job search space. It’s really no different for job seekers. Focus on Accomplishments Over Job Tasks.

2011 245

4 Cover Letter Hacks That Will Help You Stand Out

Career Realism

We’re all looking for shortcuts, tips, and tricks to make life easier—and why not job searching too? More and more employers are reviewing e-mails on mobile devices, so make sure your cover letter is short and doesn’t require a lot of scrolling to be read. Include Metrics.

Revealed: Expert Strategy To Boost LinkedIn Visibility

Career Realism

You need to know what’s working (and what’s not), and adopt the tactics used by people who currently have the job you want to maximize visibility. Click on the “Advanced” option next to LinkedIn’s search bar. Insert a relevant postal code to confine search results to a certain area.

2016 83

Make Sure This Part Of Your Resume Is Flawless

Career Realism

Does it give me data, metrics, and outcomes, so that I know what this person can deliver? Take a look at the job description and highlight the keywords. Use the exact terms that are used in the job description. Include Metrics And Data. Job Search Resume

2015 114

4 Tips On Backing Up Your Soft Skills With Hard Facts

Career Realism

While soft skills are important to employers, simply labelling the resume with these words or saying it at the job interview won’t produce much results. Here’s what you have to do on the resume and at the job interview: 1.

2015 114

6 Punctuation Tips For A Sexier Resume

Career Realism

With all of the emphasis on loading your documents with keywords, accomplishments, and metrics that make the case for you being the perfect fit for the position you’re after, have you overlooked proper punctuation? Job Search Resume punctuation

2014 114

How to Fix Four Common Resume Mistakes

Career Solvers

I review a lot of resumes. If so, it may be time to perform a checkup on your resume to improve the overall health of your job-search campaign. The job description. Tip: Create accomplishments that prove a quantifiable impact and an explanation of the achievement.

2011 89

Is It Time For Your Resume Checkup?

Career Solvers

This month my Career Collective colleagues are discussing tactics for giving your job search strategy a mid-year checkup. In today’s challenging economy, job seekers will need to implement a strong self-marketing campaign in order to get noticed in a crowded job search space.

2011 97

When Your Resume Is Useless And When It Is Useful

Tim's Strategy

I smile and ask: “What job are you applying for?” I give it a cursory look for achievement metrics and style points and usually say, “It’s fine as is; but I could give you a better critique if you were applying for a specific position”. This is a guest post by Randy Block.

2013 106

4 Ways to Make Your Resume a Perfect Match for a Job Opening

Career Realism

When a hiring manager reviews your resume you want them to say, “Wow! That person sounds like the perfect fit for the job!” Remember, you always want to tweak your resume when you apply for a job. This means you’re capable of doing the job and performing the essential functions.

2012 114

How Do the Best Executive Resumes Win Interviews?

Career Realism

In the midst of an executive job search but gaining little to no traction? Powerfully written, superior-quality executive resumes—those that clearly position job seekers as must-have leaders in their field—contain specific language that distinguishes candidates at a high career level.

2012 105

Performance Improvement Plan a Fraud? – Here’s 12 Clear Indicators

Sklover Working Wisdom

All in the same way: by (a) reviewing and sharing the available data, (b) identifying and describing its false nature, and (c) explaining how it is being used to create false conclusions. Are others being given credit for your accomplishments? Are you being judged on the basis of a new territory that was assigned to you just weeks before the annual review? Fraud can be achieved, as well, by omission of critical facts in your performance review.

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6 Reasons Why Your Resume Isn’t Getting A Response

Career Realism

It can be hard to ascertain if it’s your resume, the job market, or who knows what else when you’re job searching and your phone just isn’t ringing. Many job seekers have called us and said “I think it’s my resume, but I’m not sure ….” After reviewing their documents, I find myself telling them “Yes, it’s your resume” 99% of the time. Ditch the objective statement and utilize a job target/job title and personal branding statement instead.

2014 88

Know Your Value: Don't Undersell Yourself on Your Resume

Resume Writing

Resume Writing Blog: Creating Prints Master Resume Writer | Certified Resume Writer | Expert provides free resume writing information, resume help, tips, advice, career job searching tools, online social networking via this Resume Blog, Resume Writing Blog, Career Blog. Many job seekers, especially those who don’t work at a job where metrics are directly involved with their role, will often fail to promote the difference they have made.

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Is Your Resume Ready for a Recruiter?

Career Realism

QUESTIONS CAREER ADVICE ARTICLES CLIMBING THE LADDER CHOOSING A CAREER PATH INTERVIEWING JOB SEARCH TACTICS NETWORKING RESUME & COVER LETTER SCORING AN INTERNSHIP Home » CAREER ADVICE ARTICLES » RESUME & COVER LETTER » Is Your Resume Ready for a Recruiter?

2010 114

10 Interview Styles To Avoid | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [06.17.10] View Comments 10 Interview Styles That Make My Blood Run Cold I don’t do as much interviewing in my current job as I used to do earlier in my career. You cannot say: “I really need this job&#.

2010 96

On Being A Good Fit For The Job | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [05.16.10] View Comments On Being A Good Fit For The Job This is an interesting topic for me. Although it can be reviewed subjectively. We can all choose to give candidates more or less credit for accomplishments.

2010 94

coworker monopolizes meetings with irrelevant topics

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager coworker monopolizes meetings with irrelevant topics February 11, 2011 A reader writes: I have a question about how to deal with one aspect of a co-worker’s conduct that is frustrating and annoying my colleagues and me.

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