Wed.Jan 11, 2012

Online Reputation and Your Search for a New Job

Resume Bear

While the nation’s unemployment numbers have showed signs of improvement in recent months, there are still millions and millions of Americans in search of a job.

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New Year Resolutions Professionals SHOULD Make

Ms. Career Girl

What resolutions should you be making in the new year? When the calendar flipped to 2012, it ushered in a new year of potential and possibilities. As a job seeker looking to take the next step in your career, now is the time to make a resolution to turn the new year into a successful one.

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Post-College Career Searching in Tough Economic Times

Resume Bear

Career searching is a daunting task under the best of circumstances. Students and recent college graduates can be particularly vulnerable to the anxiety and stress that comes with searching for the ideal career.

How To Be Happy: 10 Timeless Principles for Lasting Happiness

Personal Excellence Blog

Quick announcement : Our LA meet-up for PE readers is ON , and it’ll be this Saturday, Jan 14, 1:30pm at Sage Organic Vegan Bistro! We’re expecting a big turnout for the meet-up this time (16 people so far)! For those of you in west coast / Los Angeles, I want to meet you!

5 Things to Consider When Writing Your Resume

Corn on the Job

Hank Clark is a master’s level career counselor. He is internationally certified as a Career Management Practitioner (CMP) by the Institute for Career Certification International and has been recognized as a National Certified Counselor (NCC) through the National Board for Certified Counselors.

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How Employers View Your Online Presence

Career Rocketeer

It’s common to hear, these days, about how important a strong online presence can be in a job search… and it is! It’s highly likely, in today’s job market, that at some point in the hiring process, a potential employer will look you up on LinkedIn and “Google” your name to see what they find. [.]. Personal Branding SEO1

New Approved Career Expert: Susan Ruhl

Career Realism

Susan Ruhl and her quick wit, combined with more two decades of operational and management experience, have made her a highly successful consultant. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. HP_Featured_Left advice career coach expert job search

How To Deal With A Difficult Boss

Jobacle

Have you got a difficult boss? Do you find it hard to work with your boss or feel that you cannot do anything right? Having a difficult boss can make life hard. At the end of the day, you want to have a good relationship with your boss as they (directly or indirectly) pay your wages.

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College Degree – Is it Helping You?

Professional Resume Services

Since the job economy is dismal at best, there are a large number of people who are out of work and have been out of work for a long time. For many employed workers, they are working in a field totally unrelated to their college degree. So, is it helping? Statistics show that those with

Don't Think Googling Candidates is Fair? A Cautionary Tale.

HR Capitalist

I know, I know. I should be concerned about Googling candidates. After all, as many of you have pointed out to me, there are privacy issues, and dammit, what a person does elsewhere in their life shouldn't matter if they can do the job. So, I Google anyway, and many of you disagree. I'm a pig - I'll own it. There's just this little thing that I can't get over. YOU'RE RESPONSIBLE FOR KNOWING EVERYTHING YOU CAN KNOW ABOUT PEOPLE YOU BRING INTO THE COMPANY.

LinkedIn Networking: Are You a LION, Cat or Mouse?

The Undercover Recruiter

There is no denying that LinkedIn is one powerful tool for networking, business development and word-of-mouth marketing. Those that use it frequently tend to sing the praises of LinkedIn all the way to the bank. There is however a few different schools of thought as to how one should use LinkedIn.

Structure: Is It Missing In Your Job Search?

Tim's Strategy

Here’s a big fat truth you probably haven’t noticed. Or if you have, it isn’t something you are conscious of each day during your job search.

Top 5 Toughest Interview Questions Executive Job Seekers Should Be Prepared to Answer

Boomers Next Step

You’ve worked with an Executive Marketing Expert to create a successful strategy to find a new executive-level job or C-level position. You’ve re-done your resume, and repackaged your skill set to sell yourself to the search committees, HR directors, and recruiters. You’ve been found. You’ve made it through the initial review process and have landed. Careers Interviewing Elevator pitch Job interview

Leaving Your Job? Leave Your ID Badge, Bathroom Key and Twitter Handle at the Door

Career Solvers

I recently came across this SHRM article Former Employees Claim Ownership of Twitter Handles, LinkedIn Connections describing the tug-of-war between employers and employees over ownership of Twitter handles and followers and LinkedIn accounts and connections once an employee leaves the company.

tips for new grads entering the workforce

Ask A Manager

Over at U.S. News & World Report today, I’ve got tips for new grads who are entering the workforce. From not deciding to dislike the boss just because your friend does, to never saying the words “my bad,” I’ve got everything you need to know right here. students

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Love and Work Together? True?

Resume Writing

Do you agree with the following statement? You have the right to love what you do and do what you love.” Are you feeling just a little bit guilty about believing this or wanting to buy-in? If you are, you are not alone. But…are we correct in feeling a bit guilty or are we just [.]. Job Search Strategies

how honest are employers about reasons for rescinding a job offer?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: How honest are companies about their reasons for rescinding a job offer? I applied at a large multi-national company, ran through 3 interviews, and ended with the HR recruiter sending me an email that they were waiting on my background check to complete and that she was going to call me the next day with the intent of making an offer. Here I am thinking I have this in the bag. Next day, no call. So I email, with no response to the email. Crickets.

Love and Work Together? True?

Resume Writing

Do you agree with the following statement? You have the right to love what you do and do what you love.” Are you feeling just a little bit guilty about believing this or wanting to buy-in? If you are, you are not alone. But…are we correct in feeling a bit guilty or are we just [.]. Job Search Strategies

Green Career Tip: Where to Get a Green Job - Infographic

Green Career Central

Resource: Where to Get a Green Job Infographic. Why This Resource Caught My Eye When I first saw this resource I loved the visual nature of this infographic and its ability to share a great deal of information in a very concise manner.

God Has No Place in the Workplace

Blogging4jobs

Employees Rights to Religion at Work. I understand that the law provides employees the opportunity for religious accommodation meaning employers should provide employee time off to worship, attend their church, and observe their religious holidays.

Goal Setting

WorkEngagement

As we step into the new calendar year and, for many organizations, the first quarter of the fiscal year many of us are starting to think about goals for the coming year. Some people are making New Year’s resolutions about … Continue reading → Psychological Resilience Uncategorized Work Engagement Accountability Advancement Career education Engagement goals Learning Planning Resilience

“Like” Me

Blogging4jobs

Like Me! I sat on my couch munching the contents of a bag of regular Tostitos. Nothing better than hanging with my kids, tortilla chips and some homemade guacamole. Chips and a movie, this time?

Breaking into a Hedge Fund Career

Careers Done Write

After a grueling time in investment banking, you are ready to drop the 60-hour work weeks and dramatically boost your income by shifting to a hedge fund job. You are looking forward to life on the buy-side. What can you expect?

Top Picks for Job Search – Companies on “The List”

Career Alley

“ Anything worth doing, is worth doing right. ” – Hunter S. Thompson. So when you look for job opportunities, do you just do a search based on job openings or do you have a “list”? If you are now thinking “what list?” ” then this post is for you. So, just like today’s quote, getting the right job is worth doing right. Part of your plan for job search should include making a list of companies where you would like to work.

6 Simple Intentions Can Change the Way Things Turn Out

Career Realism

What is your platform for career success? How do you create the best environment and conditions for your intentions to come true? Tell me! To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Choosing a Career Path advice career change expert job path search

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Make your boss your friend

Resumesimo

Most employees would like to be able to see their supervisor as a friend or confidant. While this does not mean you have to grill burgers on the weekend, it is important that your boss likes you and finds you approachable.

Secret to 2012 Career Success: Commitment

Career Realism

Looking for a positive career change in 2012? Chances are if you start committing, career success will find you versus you trying to seek it. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Climbing the Ladder advice career expert happy job promotion search success

To Temp Or Not To Temp.

Job Stalker

This has been a relatively lively week – my current freelance work for a local business development agency has expanded, including some grant writing/research work and consultation on their Facebook pages. However, I did lose a major corporate assignment, which leads me to ponder one question in my job search… To Temp or Not To Temp. Read more »

wee answer Wednesday: 7 more short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

It’s wee answer Wednesday! Here we go… 1. How can I relay our manager’s request to a peer? I work in a retail setting and with the company I work for there are several positions of “manager.” ” You have the store manager, first assistant and second assistant.

New Approved Career Expert: Kristin Johnson

Career Realism

Kristin Johnson, owner of Profession Direction, is a five-time certified career writer, job search coach, and social media consultant. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Young Professional advice career coach expert job search

#1 Reason You’re Avoiding Career Mania 2012

Career Realism

If you haven't signed up to participate in Career Mania 2012 yet, there is only one reason why: fear. Please let me explain what I mean. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Job Search advice career expert job mania search