Fri.Apr 20, 2012

Be Aware of Your Weaknesses

The Job Quest

Today, we have a guest post by Erin Palmer on how knowing your weaknesses can be a benefit. Identifying your strengths and weaknesses is a pretty standard job interview topic.

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LinkedIn Tip: Be Sure To Add Skills To Your LinkedIn Profile

Resume Bear

By Sean R. Nicholson. The Skills feature of a LinkedIn profile is one of the most often overlooked features, but one that is critical to anyone leveraging LinkedIn to develop a social network or look for a job. In addition to listing your education and experience, the skills section can help your profile by adding tags that ensure your profile is more attractive to search engines and easier to locate for those using the LinkedIn search.

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How to Sell Yourself and Land Your Dream Job

Jobacle

Whether you call it networking, schmoozing or just being personable, it all boils down to one thing when you’re applying for job: You have to sell yourself. And surprisingly, it’s not that different than selling any other product of service.

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Where can I put non work related achievements on resume?

Careers Done Write

Hi Deb: At the age of 19, I traveled alone to India to study Buddhism because of my strong philosophical interest. I studied at the Rhavna Society for 2 years. I did not earn a degree. It was more of a spiritual and personal development experience. This is one of my biggest achievements.

Don't Lie: Your Employment Brand and the Concept of a real EVP.

HR Capitalist

Thoughts from the road. There's a lot of people talking about the best way to pump on their employment brand these days as they prepare for the recovery, which either has started, is getting ready to start or is still a couple of years away depending on your point of view.

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Make the Game Follow YOU

Blogging4jobs

Growing up as a child like most young adults and teenagers, I was so worried about what everyone else is doing, saying, and thinking. Were the cool kids talking about me and if they were, were they saying nice things, complimentary things, or just nasty, hateful BS?

3 Ways to Secure a Job After Art College

Career Alley

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit. – Aristotle. If you’ve just completed or are nearing completion of art college, you’re most likely well aware of the competition in the arts jobs market you’ll undoubtedly be facing. Fortunately, there are a number of ways you can vastly increase your chances of securing a job right out of the gate. Creativity is the hallmark of any artist, so use it to your advantage.

Does Coercion Merit Compliance in Your Job Interviews?

Career Rocketeer

“Oh brave new world! That has such people in’t!” In context, this line by Miranda in Shakespeare’s The Tempest (Act V, scene 1), was ironic. Huxley’s title Brave New World, also ironic. Let’s visit another literary work: A Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood. Not only conceivable from where we stand now, but very frightening. AP recently reported that [.]. Interviews SEO1

Do You Complain About Your Fellow Employee?

Tim's Strategy

I don’t eat alone very often. But sometimes when on the road or during a brief gap in between meetings, I stop somewhere to grab a quick bite. And when I do, there is a disturbing trend that I’m seeing. Are you seeing it? And hearing it?

Friday Feedback

Sklover Working Wisdom

Note : A recent blogpost entitled “Where Can I Find Niches to Further My Career?” brought forth a nice – though brief – comment from one of our loyal readers: “Brilliant article! Thank you!” . Joyce Behr, Esq. Farmingdale, New York.

10 Best Paying Jobs

Resume Help Blog

There is a common belief that new comers do not earn much money. That is true to a certain extent, and most young adults who are just out of college have to move in with their parents because they cannot afford to stay alone. There are, however, some jobs that offer better pay. If you

“How should an employer treat an employee who works for a competitor?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: Hi, Alan. I have an employee working for me as a gymnasium instructor between 15 and 30 hours per week as required by the business, on a casual basis, without a written contract, for the last four months. He is always available as I require when I give him one week’s notice. I have now discovered that when he is not working for me, he works on a casual basis for a company in direct competition to me. What are your thoughts on this? Best regards. . Seamus. Waterford, Ireland.

10 Best Paying Jobs

Resume Help Blog

There is a common belief that new comers do not earn much money. That is true to a certain extent, and most young adults who are just out of college have to move in with their parents because they cannot afford to stay alone. There are, however, some jobs that offer better pay. If you [.]. Career Coaching

5 tips for creating a resume and finding your dream job

Resumesimo

Secrets to Finding the Job of Your Dreams 1. Create a resume that will inspire Your resume will definitely be the catalyst in finding the job of your dreams. Once you know exactly what type of work you would like to be doing, you will be well on your way to creating a resume that will let your prospective employer see who you are. Take a look at your passions, your past experiences, and your lifestyle when putting together your resume.

10 Best Paying Jobs

Resume Help Blog

There is a common belief that new comers do not earn much money. That is true to a certain extent, and most young adults who are just out of college have to move in with their parents because they cannot afford to stay alone. There are, however, some jobs that offer better pay. If you [.]. Career Coaching

Hacked? Growing Pains and Thank You

Career Realism

I can’t help but think of this site as a living thing. Gosh knows I treat it like my third child!). It’s been growing since its conception in 2008, and birth in 2009.