20 Questions to Inspire Close Career Management

Competitive Resumes

Career management is that second job you’ll always have. If you want to prepare for the next bottom to fall out of the economy, you’ll need to manage your career as closely as your health (and many of us even closer). Career Management Job Search

False Illusions in Career Management

The Job Quest

However, doing so now can set you up for a career management crisis. This means that hiring managers and recruiters are still being inundated with candidates. The rules for job seeking and career management have changed significantly.

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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. So why do we oftentimes let ourselves get pulled into negative thinking that doesn’t benefit what we are trying to accomplish in our careers?

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Productivity and Priorities – Real Career Management

The Undercover Recruiter

Every manager wants a more engaged and productive workforce. To achieve it we need to create workplace cultures that empower and engage employees by offering career management processes and initiatives. View Article. Productivity and Priorities – Real Career Management.

Career Management: Defining the Process and Purpose

Career Realism

In reality, career management is a very significant and specific process that, when done properly, helps to ensure long-term career success. In order to get the most out of your career, you have to put some effort into caring for it.

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How to Manage Career Disappointment

The Undercover Recruiter

There will always be a point in our career where regardless how hard we try, how much we commit, and how successful we feel, things just do not progress at the pace we desire or in the direction we are hoping. View Article. How to Manage Career Disappointment.

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LinkedIn Hashtags: A New Personal Brand-Building Tactic

Executive Career Brand

Potentially influence people to help you meet your career goals. LinkedIn’s Help pages describe how to add hashtags, and explain: “Once you’ve added hashtags to your article, members will be able to find it by searching for that word or phrase on LinkedIn.

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6 Tips for Adjusting to a New Boss

The Undercover Recruiter

It’s often said “you don’t quit your job, you quit your manager.” View Article. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Career Management Career manager new boss

2016 49

Why You Should Seriously Consider Working Abroad

The Undercover Recruiter

Launching a career overseas could not only improve your quality of life, it’ll make you a company’s most valuable player – thanks to the life-affirming qualities it brings. View Article. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

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3 Juicy Insider LinkedIn Personal Branding Tips

Executive Career Brand

Posting articles on LinkedIn’s Pulse allows you to reap many of the benefits of blogging. Think about it, when you are reviewing someone’s qualifications, for whatever reason, reading a glowing recommendation from a peer, or manager, or business associate will probably reflect well on them.

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Showcase Your Personal Brand with LinkedIn Comments

Executive Career Brand

[This article was originally published for my gig as the Personal Branding Expert on Job-Hunt.org.]. LinkedIn Pulse Articles. You may not be aware that LinkedIn allows members to publish articles on its Pulse platform. How do you find Pulse articles to comment on?

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New Job? 7 Things You MUST Do Immediately

The Undercover Recruiter

View Article. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Career Management Career new job successStarting in a new role is an incredibly exciting time.

2016 60

How to Build a Team Full of Talent

The Undercover Recruiter

Talent management is about maximising the potential talent on the team. View Article. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Career Management career management manager team upskill

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5 Simple Things Positive People Say Every Single Day #MondayMotivation

The Undercover Recruiter

View Article. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Career Management monday motivation positiveWhen all else fails, your attitude is what will truly define the final outcome. Some people confuse positivity with ignorance, being unrealistic or naive.

2017 45

15 Savvy Tips To Boost LinkedIn Profile Views

Executive Career Brand

When you’re actively pursuing new career opportunities, you need to make your LinkedIn profile dazzle, so it will be a traffic magnet. More profile views means more people may be sending job leads your way, or otherwise help you with your job search and career.

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How Many LinkedIn Connections Are Good For Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

And, the more connections you have, the more people who are likely to share or like or comment on anything you publish on LinkedIn – updates, Pulse articles, comments, etc.

2017 99

15 CV Mistakes Costing You Interviews

The Undercover Recruiter

View Article. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Career Management Job Search Resume & CV WritingYour CV is an important part of your armoury when looking for a job.

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6 Career Lessons From the Walking Dead to Sink Your Teeth into

The Undercover Recruiter

Here are some of the top career lessons that I’ve taken from Rick Grimes and co. View Article. 6 Career Lessons From the Walking Dead to Sink Your Teeth into. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

2016 35

Personal Brand Buzzkill: Snarky Comments on LinkedIn Pulse

Executive Career Brand

I post articles nearly every week on LinkedIn’s Pulse platform. It led him to read at least some of my article. With so many views to the post, it was quite possibly seen by recruiters, hiring professionals and others who could help him reach his career goals.

2016 119

Massive Recruitment Mistakes You Might Be Making

The Undercover Recruiter

View Article. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Career Management Human Resources Recruiting career management communication Job adverts mistakes tips“I am convinced that nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people.

2016 32

Lacking Motivation? Ask Yourself These 3 Questions

The Undercover Recruiter

Action is the mortal enemy of career slumps. View Article. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Career Management Motivation questionsAre you feeling uninspired, unmotivated or just generally off track?

2016 50

4 Behaviors of High Performers 

The Undercover Recruiter

View Article. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Career Management Life Skills behavior Career habit high performer passion successAnyone willing to pay the price can be a success.

2015 60

Toxic Executive Job Search Beliefs: I don’t need an online presence

Executive Career Brand

They’re looking for social proof supporting the claims made in candidate’s career documents (resume, biography, etc.) Publish articles online. Executive job search is looming imminently in front of you, or you’re already deeply mired in one.

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Why Constant Learning is Critical to Your Career

The Undercover Recruiter

View Article. Why Constant Learning is Critical to Your Career. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Career Management Career learning

2016 47

3 Things to Ask Yourself When Considering a Career Change

The Undercover Recruiter

You’re going about your day-to-day life when something triggers a feeling of dissatisfaction with your career. View Article. 3 Things to Ask Yourself When Considering a Career Change. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

2016 43

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

Executive Career Brand

Any articles, publications or media coverage you’ve noted anywhere in the content. How to Update and Revive Your Over-Edited, Old Executive Resume. So many of my executive job seeking clients who send me their resumes when we first connect, feel the need to apologize for them.

2017 78

A Guide to Mentoring for Career Success

The Undercover Recruiter

The benefits of mentoring throughout various career stages has been the basis of many great debates. With the transition to a coaching leadership style, many individuals believe that this removes the need for promoting the benefits of mentor programs or seeking out a career mentor.

The Ultimate Guide to Achieving LinkedIn Profile Perfection

The Undercover Recruiter

View Article. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Career Management LinkedIn cheat sheet Connections guide job search LinkedIn Profile Network Personal Brand Profile

2016 59

7 Ways to Be Happier at Work #MondayMotivation

The Undercover Recruiter

View Article. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Career Management Life Skills 7 tips happiness Motivation Positivity work adviceBeing at work can take up a huge amount of your life (think around 92,120 hours over a lifetime!),

2016 55

What Does Your Desk Say About You?

The Undercover Recruiter

View Article. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Career Management desk cubicle

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4 Things to Consider Before Accepting an Offer

The Undercover Recruiter

View Article. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Career Management Job Search candidate job offer job search offerCongratulations – you did really well in the job interview!

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Giving Women The Courage to Negotiate Salary

Competitive Resumes

I encourage both men and women to listen to this episode to universally make the most out of your career trajectory. Aubrey Bach ( @aubreybach ) is the Senior Manager, Editorial and Marketing at PayScale and we are going to dive deep into Payscale’s 2016 Salary Negotiation Report.

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Forget Job Titles: Here’s What Really Matters in Your Career

The Undercover Recruiter

There are many ways you can measure the success of your career. View Article. Forget Job Titles: Here’s What Really Matters in Your Career. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Career Management

2016 49

How to Leave Your Job with Dignity

The Undercover Recruiter

View Article. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Career Management leave ResignThroughout your professional life, there will come a time when you have to leave a job.

2016 38

Later Alligator: How To Leave A Job On Good Terms

The Undercover Recruiter

View Article. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Career Management new job ResignationIf you’ve just accepted a job offer from a new company, high five!

2016 50

Essential Checklist to Optimize LinkedIn For Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Along with being an essential tool for executive job search, LinkedIn plays an important role in overall career management. Refresh the content in your profile regularly to align with your current job search/career focus, and to upgrade with current relevant keywords.

2016 121

How to Spot the Signs of a Great Place to Work

The Undercover Recruiter

View Article. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Career Management Recruiting Company Culture cultural fit job search Salary workplaceIf you’re looking for a new job, remember it isn’t just the job description you should focus on.

2016 57

The 25 Skills That Can Get You Hired in 2016

The Undercover Recruiter

View Article. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Career Management LinkedIn endorsements skillsLinkedIn skills. LinkedIn endorsements. Do they actually matter or are they just there to look pretty on your profile?

2016 51

5 Career Narratives You Heard but Must Rewrite

Competitive Resumes

Career narratives from the news and hearsay can be confusing and conflicting. Career advice will vary and such blogs as this one, you must find the best information possible. There are so many traditional career narratives to rewrite these days. Job Hopping is a career killer.

2016 68

Ambition + Motivation + Mastery = Success

The Undercover Recruiter

There’s been a lot of press comment around the suggestion that women are not vertically ambitious, that they prefer to do a job they enjoy rather than ruthlessly compete for senior management roles. View Article. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.