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Ways to Spot a Job Scam

Resume Bear

For the unemployed, job scams are like a kick in the shins when you’re already down. Unfortunately, with thousands of resumes posted on job boards, chances are scammers will get a hold of your information from time to time. It’s bound to happen — but don’t let it get you down.

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5 Ideas that will influence 2012

Penelope Trunk

If I look back on my blog, I can see that each year there were one or two ideas that just blew me away and ended up dominating my thinking.

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5 Hottest Ways for Mid-Careerist to Transition in 2012

Career Realism

Being in mid-career has its challenges. We become tied to our standard of living and have many other things at stake like family and friends. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Choosing a Career Path career change coach expert job path search webinar

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Career Advice: 5 Ways To Find The Hiring Manager


Candidates ask me this question all the time - it might be the top question I'm asked during my webinars: How do I find the hiring manager? Here are 5 ways. Continued at [link]. Featured Job Search Strategy reCareered Blog career career change career coach facebook google hiring Job job search linkedin networking Planning recruiter research

Securing the Right Job or Career Transition in the New Economy – part II

Career Alley

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” – Steve Jobs. Author Byline: D. Lawton. Author Website: [link]. Part II – Traditional Job Search Methods. Part II of a 4 part discussion on the job market. Traditional means used to discover and obtain new employment opportunities: Personal networking. Re-training and/or upgrading skills. Relocation to a region, state, or country with a growing economy; or in need of a particular skilled labor force. Search online job boards.

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Your New Year Epiphany

Learning Voyager

It's January 8th in the new year of 2012. Have you had an epiphany yet? The ancient word "epiphany" comes from the Greek meaning "to show forth." Like a light appearing in a dark room. In more recent usage, some have likened epiphany to the "aha moment" when an idea suddenly occurs to us, like a light bulb appearing in our minds. An epiphany comes when we least expect it. It's a surprise. A gift. Writing about the feast of the Epiphany in his daily e-newsletter, Fr.

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Ask the experienced rather than the learned.” ” - Arabian Proverb. At work, perhaps even more than in other endeavors, there is simply no substitute for experience. While experience can torment us, it also serves to teach and test us.

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is my employer hiding my workplace injury?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work as a technician in a manufacturing plant. Early last year, I was the victim of a workplace injury for which I had to take a week off in order to recover. However, once I reported it, someone from the HR department drove me to a clinic immediately, and a workers comp claim was filed and approved so all medical expenses were covered, and I fully recovered without any permanent damage, so I didn’t give that incident much thought afterward.

Financial Industry Jobs: What Does 2012 Have In Store?

Career Copilot

On January 6th we got yet another positive jobs report; the unemployment rate fell to the lowest level since February 2009. But of course, we still have a long ways to go until we’re out of the woods and meanwhile, jobs in the financial industry will continue to be susceptible. So what should we expect [.]. Career Development job hunting

My Co-workers Are Obsessed With Social Media

Career Realism

I took a new job I truly love. However, I'm finding one drawback — everyone is really into social media. The problem is it's all people talk about. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Climbing the Ladder Networking advice b;pg career expert job network social media

10 tips to wake up in the morning for work


Your job is your future and your fortune, so it’s important to make every moment count. The best way to start your day is by getting your proper rest the night before. Getting up early for work does not have to be a chore when you follow the 10 tips to wake-up early and feeling great.

4 Signs You’re a Career Free-loader

Career Realism

Some folks completely understood my lack of time to work for free. Some signed-up to work with me. And then, there were the career free-loaders. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Job Search advice career expert job search

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