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Résumé Help: Core Competencies

Careers Done Write

Lydia has not had any response after sending out her résumé She had a smart idea to list her core competencies. The category heading, “Core Competencies,” implies only the core, essential skills would be listed.

Resume Real Estate: Why You Need ‘Curb Appeal’

Career Realism

Never so much did the term, “ Resume Real Estate ” resonate until I was tasked to sell my home. “I I want to sell my home ‘as-is,’” I firmly asserted to my real estate agent. I discovered I hadn’t been honing in on my target market’s real needs.

Zillow Just Swallowed a 130M Settlement For Hiring Two Execs From a Competitor.

HR Capitalist

You love cutting out the middleman of real estate. Non-competes and related IP policies be damned. Move’s Realtor.com and its other websites compete in that field. Yes, that Zillow. You love the app.

Non-Compete or Non-Solicit? Use “C.A.T.C.H.” to Understand It

Sklover Working Wisdom

What the supposed non-compete agreement prohibited was “working for a competing medical device manufacturer, anywhere in the eastern half of the United States, that sells to hospitals replacement heart valves based on the same technology.”. Likewise, if you cannot “engage in competition” with your former employer, you can still work for a competitor, but engage in a different function, at least until your non-compete period is over.

“My job is definitely 'The Job from Hell.' Any ideas?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Published on September 21st, 2010 by Alan L Sklover Question: I work for a real estate management company that is co-owned by a mother, son and daughter-in-law. Non-Competes and Trade Secrets L. Blog » “My job is definitely ‘The Job from Hell.’ Any ideas?” “My

The Challenges & Rewards Of A Mid-Life Career Change

Career Realism

Each person needs to look for a career that they can be passionate about and perform competently, but there are definitely some industries that are easier for a mid-life worker to break into, including these two examples: 1. Many mid-life workers also find success branching out into non-profit management, nursing, real estate, and interior design.

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10 Ways To Condense Your Resume Without Losing Value

Career Realism

Core Competencies. Core competency sections are best limited to nine to twelve skills. In real estate, its location, location, location that is critical; in resumes, its achievements, achievements, achievements.

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How to Use the New LinkedIn for Executive Personal Branding – Part 1

Executive Career Brand

Many savvy executives competing for the jobs you want have already embraced all that LinkedIn has to offer. Avoid using vague, overused, and anemic phrases that waste precious real estate and do nothing to support the unique value you offer. This 3-part series on LinkedIn, personal branding and executive job search includes: Part 1. Why All Executives Need to be on LinkedIn. Getting Your Personal Brand Into Your LinkedIn Profile.

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How To Bounce Back From ‘Failure’ In Your Career

Career Realism

A close friend lost $24 million in a failed real estate development. Be able to convey with confidence your strongest areas of competence. This article is part of an exclusive month-long program on CAREEREALISM to help readers break free of The Golden Handcuff Effect. Click HERE to learn more about the Professional Emancipation Project, a.k.a. The P.E.P. Can you ‘bounce back’ from a failure in your career ?

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Is It Time For Your Resume Checkup?

Resume Bear

By creating a special category for your competencies on the resume, you make it easier for your reader to quickly understand your areas of knowledge or expertise.

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5 Helpful Resume Tips

Career Alley

That’s because you’ve got to put together a document that grabs and hold someone’s attention in a positive way in just a few seconds, and then provide enough useful information to allow them to make an informed decision regarding your competence to fill their position.

Resume Help - Finance Law Professional

Careers Done Write

By trying to squeeze six years of work experience and six years of education into only one page, she has not made the most of the first half of her first page (prime real estate). Joanne is also lacking is a core competency or key expertise section.

Top 10 Executive Resume Branding Tips

Executive Career Brand

Objective statements waste valuable space and prime real estate on the page. Real Estate and Strategic Positioning. Your resume shouldn’t read like everyone else who’s competing for the same jobs.

Guys On HGTV's House Hunters: Just Like Your Over-Educated New Manager Who's Never Managed.

HR Capitalist

As a guy, I can guess that if you're married to a gal that you own real estate with, the TV stops on House Hunters often. They just forwarded you that article from the Harvard Business Review about developing competency maps for the organization as part of the human capital strategy.

25 companies who are hiring new graduates this year

Resume Bear

Applicants must be ethical, demonstrate leadership, achieve results, be a strategic thinker, have technical competence and embrace diversity. Industry: Real estate.

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“Charity Participation – A Powerful, Yet Unknown, Career Booster”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Working with other people on real problems is the best way to get experience, and experience is the only way to develop good judgment. A real estate broker? Even if you signed a non-compete or non-solicit agreement with your last employer, this could be a way to effectively – and honestly – get around it. Those in need of legal advice, counsel or representation should retain competent legal counsel licensed to practice law in their locale.

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How to Have a Career in Law Without a Law Degree

Career Alley

A court reporter can work at court trials, offering webcasting and real-time captioning for different video programs, as well as translating for people with hearing disabilities. If you have always desired a challenging legal career without getting a law degree, there are many options.

7 Deadly Sins of Executive Resume Writing

Executive Career Brand

It may seem counterintuitive, but you don’t want your resume to look and read like those competing against you. If your executive resume isn’t doing its job landing you interviews, and you know it doesn’t present you well, it may need an intervention.

Resume Critique (12.20.10)

Careers Done Write

This portion of the résumé is prime real estate and she would be better off putting a bulleted list of core competencies and moving her education to the bottom.

Resume Critique (12.27.10)

Careers Done Write

This portion of the résumé is prime real estate and she would be better off putting a bulleted list of core competencies and moving her education to the bottom.

Does Your Resume Miss Out On The Latest Trends?

Career Realism

In fact, the document you send out WILL compete with custom-designed, focused resumes for other executives. Since your summary lives in prime resume real estate, why not add your most notable achievements and qualities there? Writing your resume for the first time in years?

Five Simple Thoughts About Effective Workplace Negotiating

Sklover Working Wisdom

Likewise, a New Jersey real-estate executive was able to, in effect, “create” his own position as Chief Financial Officer at his new employer. Getting a promise or assurance in writing provides real closure and prevents the development of later misunderstandings. .

Five Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question 5 - “Breaking” a Non-Compete: I am an insurance broker in Delaware, trying to “break” a non-compete agreement. It is among the most effective ways to “break” a non-compete agreement.

How To Create An Effective Executive Resume

Career Realism

A corporate challenge expressed on an executive resume may look like one of these: Tasked with delivering 10% return on $700 million investment portfolio in unpredictable real estate industry.

Is It Time For Your Resume Checkup?

Career Solvers

By creating a special category for your competencies on the resume, you make it easier for your reader to quickly understand your areas of knowledge or expertise. This month my Career Collective colleagues are discussing tactics for giving your job search strategy a mid-year checkup.

Executive Brand Resume: Differentiate Your ROI Value Above the Fold

Executive Career Brand

It’s a marketing document designed to align your qualities and qualifications with your target employers’ requirements and needs, while differentiating the value you offer over your competing job seekers. and is the most valuable real estate. Executive Brand Resume: Differentiate Your ROI Value Above the Fold is a post from: Executive Career Brand. What’s the purpose of a resume? To market your promise of value to your target employers, and compel them to want to talk to you.

Performance Review a Problem? 16 Steps to a Robust Rebuttal

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES ”: For nine years, Margaret, was universally considered a top performer in her position as Vice President of Vacation Residences for a diversified real estate company. These days, and henceforth, those facing a problematic Performance Review have no real choice but to submit an effective Performance Review Rebuttal. Those in need of legal advice, counsel or representation should retain competent legal counsel licensed to practice law in their locale. .

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LinkedIn Job Search Secrets

The Undercover Recruiter

If you can't find someone to champion you at an employer, you may have a hard time competing.". The results will include headlines like, 'realtor, realtor, realtor, real estate agent,' etc. Tweet.

Independent Contractor or Employee? The Basics

Sklover Working Wisdom

It wasn’t a “real law job,” but it was enough to keep Ira afloat. These people are designated by the law as “statutory non-employees”: licensed real estate agents, direct salespeople, and certain home companions, provided each has a written agreement stating so. . Those in need of legal advice, counsel or representation should retain competent legal counsel licensed to practice law in their locale. .

Call A Lawyer

Evil HR Lady

So DO NOT SIGN UNTIL A COMPETENT LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAWYER HAS BEEN CONTACTED. This is not a job for the guy who helped with your real estate closing We have a situation in which an individual in the family was let go and given 6 months’ severance. This person presented a letter saying he had one year of severance in his contract. Since the company had been bought out, they responded that their severance offer superseded any previous offer.

Call A Lawyer

Evil HR Lady

So DO NOT SIGN UNTIL A COMPETENT LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAWYER HAS BEEN CONTACTED. This is not a job for the guy who helped with your real estate closing We have a situation in which an individual in the family was let go and given 6 months’ severance. This person presented a letter saying he had one year of severance in his contract. Since the company had been bought out, they responded that their severance offer superseded any previous offer.

Unknown Job Benefits and Perks – Are You Missing Out on Any?

Sklover Working Wisdom

Zillow , the residential real estate website listing service, pays for recent mothers who travel to ship their breast milk. And, in turn, might you be unaware of any benefits or perk’s available to you, your family, or even your estate? Any chance you are missing out on one or more privileges, entitlements, advantages or days off that might be available to you, your family, or your estate? “ Once you get that two-way energy thing going, everyone benefits hugely.”.

Heard a Recruiter is Shopping Your Job? Here’s Nine Suggested Steps

Sklover Working Wisdom

All that said, the employee’s feelings of dishonesty, abuse, disloyalty and abandonment are real, and not to be ignored. As an analogy, it is not unknown for some real estate brokers to spread false rumors that a highway is going to built right through a quiet neighborhood, in hopes that frighten homeowners might try to sell their homes before home values would drop. “People don’t mind being used, but they don’t like being discarded.”. – Unknown.

How to Recover From a Bankruptcy

Resume Help Blog

For more answers to bankruptcy questions please visit 1-800 Bad Credit Timothy G.McFarlin is an Attorney at McFarlin & Geurts with expertise in a variety of practice areas including real estate law, debt reorganization, bankruptcy, business litigation, and consumer law and mortgage litigation.

In Todays Competitive Job Market – Your Resume Has To Be The Best.

Resume Help Blog

I personally believe that an old-fashioned objective is a waste of the most valuable real estate on the resume.

JPMorgan Chase Buys Washington Mutual | Cube Rules

Cube Rules

Nothing about home loans, credit cards, or the commercial real estate divisions of the largest thrift in the United States. Your dream job — and the curse of competency Serendipity Saturday, October 16, 2010 Surprise interview – are you ready?

Is it RIGHT to do THAT? Ethics Clarified by Six Questions

Sklover Working Wisdom

What she shared with me was quite unusual, and disturbing: she was a Senior Project Manager with a large real estate and construction firm. It’s often hard to know what to do, when competing pressures are upon you. A client once asked this question: “My boss asked me to notify a competing company that our firm has regularly used their copyrighted works without first gaining their permission to do so.

10 Brand-Diluting Phrases That Can Ruin Your Executive Resume

Executive Career Brand

Keep in mind that real people (recruiters, employers, and other hiring professionals) will be reading your documents, or the online profiles you create using them – people who probably review many of them on any given day. Why waste precious real estate with ineffectual fillers?

THE NEW TAX CODE AND YOU! GET READY FOR STICKER SHOCK! | Resume.

Resume Help Blog

For those dying on or after January 1, 2011, there is a 55 percent top death tax rate on estates over $1 million. Their children will have to sell the farm, which may be their livelihood, just to pay the estate tax if they don’t have the cash sitting around to pay the tax.

Age Discrimination During Job Search | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

I am currently working on a second masters degree, my GPA is 3.97, and I’ve found I compete intellectually quite well with the more traditional graduate students as well as with the mid-career professionals in the program. The best thing we can do is compete directly with them.