Fri.May 11, 2012

ResumeBear Tips For “2012? New Grads on Linkedin

Resume Bear

Our New Networking series has taken a look at how social media sites can be used as powerful networking tools for new college graduates, sharing our best picks for tips, tools, and more for Facebook, Twitter, and now, LinkedIn. Today, we’re exploring LinkedIn for new grads.

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INFOGRAPHIC: The Most Common and Uncommon Interview Questions

The Undercover Recruiter

Here are your essential parts and pieces to impressing your future employer, thanks to this infographic from our pals at HighestPayingCareers. Key takeaways: 65% of bosses say the dress could be the deciding factor between two similar candidates.

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ResumeBear: InfoGraphic Top 10 Entrepreneurs Under 30 Years Old!

Resume Bear

Changing Careers Success Stories Why ResumeBear? Your Career Goals Entrepreneur Online Resume resume resumebear

How to Face a Job Interview: Tips and Advice

Career Copilot

A job interview is the most important step that people have to face when looking for a job. All of the previous steps such as preparing your resume and applying for available positions will finally lead to the job interview and here is where everything will be decided. At the moment of the interview it [.]. Interviewing

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Finding Love: 8 Tips on Attracting Authentic Love Into Your Life

Personal Excellence Blog

Are you trying to find love? Are you looking for the special someone to fall onto your lap? Are you looking for someone to “sweep you off your feet”? In today’s world, the notion of love has been very much romanticized, in part due to the media.

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10 Resume Mistakes You Must Avoid

Career Rocketeer

GENERIC OBJECTIVE: If your objective could be applied to a marketing resume as easily as one for finance, then it says nothing and will get you nowhere. An objective is not an exercise in job speak. It’s an actual and real description of your skills as they’re related to who you are and what [.]. Resumes SEO1

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Job Search – There Must be an App for That – Part 1 of 5

Career Alley

We live in an “always online” world these days. Whether we are responding to emails at our desk, checking updates on Facebook, texting our friends, looking up just about everything on Google, it is never-ending.

My Mom's Careers: A Celebration

Career Key

Jeanine Wehr Jones, ESL Teacher I'd like to take a moment to celebrate my mom's career paths: mother, elementary school teacher, librarian, ESL teacher, and Career Key supporter (helping my father, Dr. Lawrence K. Jones ). Thanks to her, I had a great childhood and an excellent role model.

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ethics and your resume

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I saw this post from Randy Cohen (formerly the author of The New York Times’ Ethicist column) on Facebook this morning: “A tougher one I received at the column: may a job hunter omit a Ph.D. [on on his resume] lest a potential employer find him overqualified? Some things are not an employer’s business – your religion or erotic proclivities or Facebook password. But a CV is meant to be a full account of your education and work history.”

How to Dress for an Interview

Careers Done Write

Dear Deb, I am applying for a position as a cashier at a sporting goods store. All the workers wear khakis and a logo golf shirt. Should I wear khakis and a golf shirt to the interview? I would feel out of place in a suit. Plus, I would have to buy or borrow at suit.

when an employer asks you to call them long-distance

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I applied for a job at a large insurance company and was contacted to set up a phone interview. When I called the HR representative back to set up a date and time, she requested that I call her at the appointed time. I agreed. After hanging up, I realized that this is a long distance phone call and I will be paying the cost for the 30-45 minute interview. If I’d realized it before hanging up, I would have said no to her request. Is this normal business practice?

What to Leave Out on a Resume

Career Realism

Flaunting all of your accomplishments in your resume might seem like a good idea, however, it could be an instant resume killer. CareerHMO Founder, J.T. O’Donnell talks about cleaning up your resume and formatting it properly in this episode of ”Career Rehab.”

winners of the networking stories contest

Ask A Manager

Thanks to everyone who shared their networking stories in the earlier post calling for them. It wasn’t easy, but we have our winners: Bob G , who had an entire tray of drinks spilled on his head just as he was about to make a much-desired quiet escape from a networking event. The Other Dawn , who upon learning her district manager was thinking of going back to school, asked, “High school or college?”

Head to Toe Beauty Tips for Brides

Ms. Career Girl

Every girl dreams of walking down the aisle to meet her prince charming, the thing is, we don’t realize at 10 years old what planning goes into making it all happen!



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Call to Career

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