Thu.Sep 15, 2011

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Update All of Your Social Media Websites at Once

Resume Bear

How many of you have only one Social Media profile, and think it is the greatest one to have?…anyone?….Bueller….Bueller…. anyone?….Bueller….Bueller…. Bueller….Bueller…. Bueller….

“What if the accommodation provided for my disability is not enough?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question : I was recently diagnosed with a disability, while at the same time I was given a 60-day probation period for not completing my work on time. The 60 days are up and now they put me on a 30-day Performance Improvement Plan (“PIP”). I think they are going to fire me. The only accommodation I was given was a later start time for work. Should they take into account my mental abilities? . Provo, Utah.

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From $0-100million with no sales people. The Atlassian 10 commandments for startups.

reCareered

Scott Farquhar is the Co-Founder and CEO of Atlassian , an innovative, award-winning enterprise software company. Atlassian produces tools that help technical and business teams collaborate, plan projects and build software. Based in Australia, Atlassian currently has over 17,000 enterprise customers around the globe and has been named one of the “Fastest Growing Companies” by both Deloitte and BRW Magazine.

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5 Steps to Take Full Control of Your Career

Career Realism

Individuals who have the most career success are typically those who take full ownership and control of the direction their career is heading. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Climbing the Ladder advice blog career expert job management search

Three Mistakes Executive MBA Students Make

Position Ignition

If you’re at that stage in life where you’re considering or already undertaking an executive MBA course, you’re probably already a senior and experienced professional; possibly a manager or a leader within your organisation. You might be doing the course to prepare for an executive career change or job search , in order to enhance your performance in your current position or simply to build upon or diversify your existing business knowledge.

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True Story of a New Graduate Attacked By His High Starting Salary

Corn on the Job

The story I’m sharing today is unfortunately a real problem that a job seeker client of mine is going through. I’m positive he’s not the first to experience an issue like this, and while I’m focusing this here blog post on new grads, the challenge he’s up against is one that hat any level job seeker could battle with. And the problem is… He just might be making too much money… Hold the bananas, what the monkey are you talking about Cornz?!

Reader Question: I Want to Relocate, What Should I do?

Ms. Career Girl

Last week I received a great question from Ms. Career Girl reader, Jill, and decided to turn it into a blog post as many of us have been in similar situations. Jill is a very recent college grad who was quick to get it “all figured out&# before getting her diploma.

The Examined Life of a Recruiter

Blogging4jobs

“The unexamined life is not worth living.&# - Socrates. Recruiters live examined lives while always in pursuit of the truth. There should really be a show about these men and women who strive to gain knowledge and not only source great candidates but weed out the bad ones. Seekers of Certainty.

HireCentrix Forum :: Topic: Don't let eloquent recruiter blind you to.

HireCentrix

Resources for Human Resource, recruiters, staffing community. News, articles, jobs, development, software, training, standards, education, solutions for HR, Recruiting Workforce and Employment industry - HireCentrix. You're

How to Spot an Aspiring Office Bully

Jobacle

We have all heard about the bully at work , but less talked about is their rise to the status. Often there are warning that this person is en route to becoming a bully.

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Job Seeker. Your House Is Haunted. Get Out!

Tim's Strategy

I don’t care whether you believe it or not, but your house is likely haunted. Or at the very least, it is not a safe place to be during the day. So whether you hear a raspy voice screaming “get out!&# or not, please leave. Why am I so interested in getting you out of that house?

Ten Jobs That Didn’t Exist Ten Years Ago

Career Alley

“Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. ” – Peter Drucker. The internet, social networks and global cultural changes have led to a seismic shift in the job market in the last 10 years.

The ultimate answer to balancing your work and life

Cube Rules

photo credit: liber. Regular reader of Cube Rules will notice that the number of posts here have been few and far between since, oh, about August 15th. I’ve done some work over on Dice.com , but the work here has been a lot less.

Do New Grads Have a Personal Brand?

Executive Career Brand

Do New Grads Have a Personal Brand? is a post from: Executive Career Brand. In a departure from my usual focus on c-level executive branding and job search, my most recent article as Job-Hunt’s Personal Branding Expert , cross-p0sted here, zeroed in on new grads and branding: . I’m a New Grad.

How Are Employers Screening You Through Social Media?

Jennifer Anthony

By Don Goodman. Just when you think you’ve aced the interview and have reference contacts lined up with many good things to say about you, take a deeper look. The fact is many employers today are resorting to social media sites to screen candidates. In fact, recent studies indicate that 85% of employers and 100% of recruiters will look you up on LinkedIn before calling you.

Career Advice From the Class of 2015

Career Solvers

This week my first child began her college career. I’ve told her dozens of stories about my college experience but on this day I was thinking more about the college experience from the parent’s perspective.

How Are Employers Screening You Through Social Media?

Jennifer Anthony

By Don Goodman. Just when you think you’ve aced the interview and have reference contacts lined up with many good things to say about you, take a deeper look. The fact is many employers today are resorting to social media sites to screen candidates. In fact, recent studies indicate that 85% of employers and 100% of recruiters will look you up on LinkedIn before calling you.

terse answer Thursday: 8 short answers to 8 short questions

Ask A Manager

It’s terse answer Thursday — eight short answers to eight short questions. We’ve got a sulking employee, concerns about a boss monitoring personal email, and more. My employee sulks when his work is questioned I am a manager of several remote workers in states other than my own. I have one worker that acts what I consider to be childish. Basically our work environment is fast-paced and can be stressful at times.

Career Change Clinic: How to reconnect with your passion and bring it into your career

Career Shifters

" I’ve had an extremely successful career as a performing musician but had very little work for the past 5 years due to a decrease in session work. I’ve ended up specialising in fundraising by accident after various temp admin and data entry jobs I had to do to pay the bills. Do you have any tips on how I can get out of my current position and discover what I really want to do?”. career change confusion fulfilment passion

Video & Download — Mobile: The Next Big Thing in HR & Recruiting

Blogging4jobs

Maybe you tuned in for the webinar today titled, “ Mobile: The Next Big Thing in HR & Recruiting, ” but if you didn’t that’s okay too. I will have the webinar available to watch later today. In the meantime, take a look at the slidedeck from our session.

The 10 NEW Career Commandments

Career Realism

I provide evidence to support the 10 NEW career commandments savvy professionals are leveraging right now to find success in an uncertain economy. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Choosing a Career Path Climbing the Ladder Internships Interviewing Job Search Networking Resume & Cover Letter advice career commandment e-book expert job search

Groupon Lawsuit: Guess the FLSA Infraction.

HR Capitalist

Workforce reported earlier this week that Groupon, the hot Chicago-based startup that basically defined the "daily deals" category, has been sued in "class action" style for unpaid overtime. It's a somewhat tricky suit - not your garden variety unpaid overtime class-action, since it involves sales professionals.

The Anatomy of a Tweetbag

Blogging4jobs

Tweetbag, as in a total douchebag on Twitter. These tweetbags are lurking everywhere. Spamming you with information, misinformation, automatic DM s, and 140 character filled messages that boggle the mind, “Why in the world would anyone say that on Twitter?&#.

Bestresumessamples.com Review

Resume Help Blog

Bestresumessamples.com is an excellent web site for anyone who is attempting to get into the job market. Whether the visitor is a student fresh out of college or a person who has been out of the job market for a long time, this is definitely a site where either can benefit. The website contains all [.]. Advice and Articles

Is Your ‘Do as You Say’ Ratio at 100%?

Career Realism

Having a 100% "do as you say ratio" is noticed more often than you think during your job search and in the workplace. It will help you stand out. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Climbing the Ladder Job Search advice career expert job search

Steps to updating your resume

Resume Help Blog

In this economy, it’s absolutely essential to stand out among the hundreds of people who may be applying for the same position. Your resume can be what makes or breaks you, so it’s important to keep it up-to-date with the information employers want and need. Maintain an online presence. The last time you created [.]. Write A Resume

Learn the Career Path of a Lawyer

Career Realism

Considered becoming a lawyer? This interview will take you down the career path of one person's positive experience in this position. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Choosing a Career Path advice career expert job lawyer path public defender search