Fri.Mar 11, 2011

Funny Resume Mistakes

Resume Bear

Here are some more resume mis-haps! “I I am loyal to my employer at all costs… Please feel free to respond to my resume on my office voice mail.”. Instrumental in ruining entire operation for a Midwest chain store.”.

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Interview Questions for the Interviewer

Careers Done Write

Dear Deb, Q. I wanted to reach out to you and let you know that I have a job interview next week. I know that it is good to ask the interviewer questions. I was wondering if there are a few standard interview questions you recommend asking the hiring manager that would help me make a good impression?

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10 Tips to Maintain a Clean and Clutter-Free Desk -


Many people who work in offices find themselves overwhelmed by the amount of clutter and junk on their desks. By using common sense and just a few extra minutes per day, the office environment can be made healthier, look more

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How to Make a Salary Counter Offer

JT & Dale Talk Jobs

Dear J.T. & & Dale: I had an interview two weeks ago for a city recreation position. I was told I was overqualified but “in the running,&# with a dozen more applicants to interview. She called today and offered me the job (woo hoo!),

How to Get a Second Interview - BLOG - Career Advice.


It's the cliffhanger that's used in countless TV shows and movies: "To be continued." We already know that the sequel is never as good as the original, but when it comes to searching for a job, that rule doesn't apply

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Did You Know That. ?

Sklover Working Wisdom

even most Judges and attorneys don’t know what the word “Bar” in “Bar Exam” and “Bar Association” means. Do you? So many people have used the words “bar association” and “bar exam” but haven’t the faintest idea what the word “bar” refers to.

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Happiness as a By-Product

The Job Quest

“Happiness is always a by-product. It is probably a matter of temperament, and for anything I know it may be glandular.

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When A Major Job Board CEO States That Job Boards Are Broken – Do You Listen?


You’ve been hearing me say that job boards are broken and maybe you’ve been skeptical. Learn what the CEO of a major job board has to say about his own industry. Continued at [link]. Featured Job Boards reCareered Blog career career change career coach Job Job board job search Planning

When You Have a New Kind of Job

Hiring Technical People

It’s easy to hire for a “normal&# kind of job, where you say, “Developer&# and everyone knows what you mean. But what if you are looking for a new kind of role, say, “knowledge management&# or “social media guru&# ? Those roles are new. They mean different things to different people.

The Power of Continuous Action

Personal Excellence Blog

It's been 48 hours since Million Dollar Challenge was officially launched, but it feels like it has been a long time! I've learned more about my MDC goal from the actions I've taken in the past 2 days than I normally do in months

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Employee Engagement Zingers: A Whole Lot of Reading

David Zinger

Here is a list of recent posts from David Zinger Associates Employee Engagement: Get the Picture on Employee Engagement From A to Z. Employee Engagement: When the Work You Do Changes You. Workaiku: More Snow? Executive Vulnerability: A First Step in Employee Engagement.

The Power of Continuous Action

Personal Excellence Blog

It's been 48 hours since Million Dollar Challenge was officially launched, but it feels like it has been a long time! I've learned more about my MDC goal from the actions I've taken in the past 2 days than I normally do in months

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100% Guaranteed To Get You Noticed, Interviewed And Hired For A Great Job In 90 Days

Guerrilla Job Hunting

In spite of those who tried to stop us – my book launch in Detroit was a success.   If you’re still looking for a job what I’m about to tell you is important.      Let me explain. 

Beware the "scam" networking events. - Job Stalker

Job Stalker

I'm usually a great advocate for getting out and doing networking events in almost any context other than those "room full of unemployed people" functions (which are always depressing and rarely prove to be anything other than useless

Top 4 Baby Boomer Goal Setting Mistakes

Boomers Next Step

One of the biggest reasons Baby Boomers fail as they get older is not because they are unproductive people. Rather, what happens to Boomers is what has plagued generations of people for years. They get comfortable and fail to do what

How to Make a Salary Counter Offer

Career Realism

I was offered a job but on lower side of the pay range for that type of position. Is it bad business to make a salary counter offer? To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Interviewing advice blog career CAREEREALISM expert interview management salary

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Is Anybody Even Reading Cover Letters?

Evil HR Lady

Dear Evil HR Lady, Now that employers aren’t reading resumes - instead just putting them through scanners to find keyword matches - do they still read cover letters? I’ve got no problem crafting specific cover letters for the various jobs I’m applying to. That said, my job search is time-consuming enough without spending time and energy on a cover letter no one is going to read. Is Anybody Even Reading Cover Letters?

Career Advice – Nursing Assistant Practice Test Questions – Evaluate Your CNA Test Preparation

Career Alley

“The never-ending task of self improvement.&# – Ralph Waldo Emerson. Author Website: Generally Practice test is replica of actual CNA. Want to find the best jobs and job resources? Visit Careers

Friend Was Fired for Scratching Co-worker’s Back

JT & Dale Talk Jobs

Dear J.T. & & Dale: I have a friend who was terminated after 17 years for allegedly scratching the back of a fellow employee (through his clothes). I don’t have the details.

5 Interview Mistakes You're Making & How to Avoid Them | Career.

Career Rocketeer

Avoid making these common interview mistakes and you're well on your way to success