Tue.Apr 17, 2012

ResumeBear Launches New Resources, Surpasses 100,000 Daily Visitors to Premier Job Site

Resume Bear

ResumeBear launches new job board features, new College & University Program, and new Success Center, attracting over 100,000 daily visitors. Solana Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2012. Less than a year after its official launch, ResumeBear has become a force in the online job board marketplace.

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How to Follow Up After the Interview

Career Realism

Proper and effective follow-up after any kind of interview , informational, phone, or in-person, is incredibly important. Without it you will easily be taken out of consideration for the position. As a hiring manager, I purposely looked for the thank-you notes.

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56% Employees Won’t Work at Company Who Blocks Social Media


Facebook & Internet Access Key to Employee Productivity. Many of you know that I’ve long been a proponent of allowing employees access to Facebook at work.

How to Ask for a Raise

Career Realism

Asking for a pay raise is a common thought on nearly every employee’s mind. No matter how much you make, you will always want more. So, how does one approach the matter without being all stressed out ?

5 Recommended Books for Building a Professional Network


We hear it all the time, and for good reason: networking is the most important tool you’ll ever use. The short story is that, at its core, business is about people talking to people.

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My boss has mini mean flashes

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: My boss is really reactive. The slightest thing will make her roll her eyes and display obvious signs of anger/irritation. For example, this can happen if you come to her office at the wrong moment or don’t know an answer offhand. She gives these knee-jerk reactions, and although the next minute she is acting normally, being met with these reactions is really hurtful and demoralizing. It also bring forth a lot of anxiety as to what kind of reaction she will have.

What Do You Do Better Than Anyone Else?


Does your resume describe all the things you could do? Or does it describe what you do better than anything else? Learn why it's more effective to describe what you do better than anyone else. Continued at [link]. Resumes reCareered Blog social branding

eXtreme Resume Makeovers

Guerrilla Job Hunting

Stand Up and Stand Out I get a lot of flack for some of my ideas but between you and I frankly you know you're doing something right when people start copying you're work. My eXtreme 1-page resume make overs are a good example. I'll save you the boring details but suffice it to say the average resume is a boring collection of pulp fiction.

Employee Engagement, Recognition Professionals International and St. Louis

David Zinger

The Recognition Professionals International conference will begin in St. Louis April 27th. There is an eclectic and engaging agenda of speakers. I look forward to my half hour on Sunday evening updating the association on the Employee Engagement Network and inviting a revolution in employee engagement and recognition. To attend the conference and join the revolution, click here. Employee Engagement

Spring Cleaning

Ms. Career Girl

People like “stuff.” ” We tend to hold onto it year after year. We save and stock up on things that we don’t know what to do with anymore. Maybe we keep things because they hold precious memories or they remind us of our parents, grandparents, past loves or childhood.

What is Huntsy.com?

Career Rocketeer

I had a great interview with Michael Gruen of Huntsy.com. Huntsy offers job seekers a way to organize their job search through scheduling tasks as well as some very interesting social media integrations. For instance, if you are applying to a job and import that into the system, you’ll be able to see who in your [.]. Social Media Job Search Joshua Waldman SEO1

How to Troubleshoot Your Job Search Problems

Career Realism

A job search can feel like a lonely process. It’s definitely not a group activity; and you can’t be very breath taking at a party when you discuss how many applications you’ve sent.

5 Ways To Uncover Your Personal Brand’s Strengths

The Undercover Recruiter

Personal branding is all about leveraging your strengths to stand out and differentiate yourself. Our strengths are what makes us unique, authentic, and real. Yet we tend to fall into the trap of trying to fix our weaknesses.

Job Fairs Offer Opportunities

Professional Resume Services

With all of the new ways people are looking for jobs (online job boards, social networking sites, etc.), many people forget that job fairs are just as popular as ever in today’s employment market. Job fairs normally offer employment opportunities at companies in your local community.

What Not to Include in Your Resume

Career Alley

“ Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value. “ – Albert Einstein. Much has been discussed about what should go into your resume. But are there any inclusions that could cost you an interview? Certainly – you need to follow resume etiquette to ensure that you come across as a consummate professional. Here’s a discussion of a few.


Call to Career

Landing an interview in this economy is an accomplishment. The last thing that you want to do is give a less than stellar interview knowing that there are many other qualified candidates vying for the same position. Here are some difficult (and commonly asked) questions along with coaching points on how to answer them effectively so that you do not knock yourself out of the running: Blog Career Coach Employment Agencies Executive Search Find a job get a job Job opportunities job search

Make your office plesant


A pleasant work environment can make all the difference in the world when it comes to really loving life or dreading the daily grind. The average person spends approximately 33% of their waking hours at work. There are a number of factors that workers have no control over when it comes to work such as the behavior of co-workers, the boss or even the workload. Most working hours are spent in the office or work space and this is the one place that employees do have control.

“Surviving Your First Day”

Resume to Referral

Congratulations you’ve got the job! But don’t pop open the champagne bottle just yet… You still have to get past the first day. The “oh no, what do I wear” and “will I remember everyone’s name” thoughts start flowing into your head. For most people, you are joining an extended family filled with Happy Hours

When should you share salary info?


Most job seekers dread salary discussions, and in many cases it is wise to keep your current or desired salary under wraps. Salary discussions will come into play at some point during your negotiations, but having those conversations too early can lead to pitfalls. When giving desired salary information, you risk underselling yourself. Conversely, giving a number beyond the employer’s range might exclude you from consideration. Discussing your current salary carries similar risks.