Wed.Apr 11, 2012

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Entrepreneurs Who Changed the Market

Resume Bear

Starting a business is hard work, but making it successful is a whole other challenge. Some entrepreneurs want to do something that’s never been done before, while others want to build upon existing business niches or ideas and become a strong competitor.

Passed Over for the Job: How to Deal

Career Realism

On a recent free coaching call , I heard from a loyal blog reader who was feeling distraught. In a nutshell, her situation was this: “After interviewing for almost six months, she thought it as a ‘sure thing’ she’d be offered a new position in her department.

The Benefits of an Internship Program (Video)

Careers Done Write

We have the privilege today of sharing a short video from a friend of ours at Software Advice on the benefits of building and participating in an internship program. The following represents the views and opinions of the source and does not necessarily reflect the views of Careers Done Write.

Want to Get Things Done? Forget About to-Do Lists!

Boomers Next Step

Do you have a to-do list? How many items are on it? Do you feel like you’ll never finish it? Do you think if you just got organized enough you could ? Don’t count on it. Because we have lives that are already busy. We can’t stop doing all the usual things to squeeze in [.]. Wisdom Time management

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Domestic Abuse. He Abused Me Emotionally & Physically


Abused Women. Physical & Emotional Domestic Abuse. . It was fall of 2004, and I was an emotional wreck. It was a Friday and I made the call to my boss telling him I was calling in sick for the weekend.

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Feng Shui Inspired Résumés

Careers Done Write

The Chinese words, Feng Shui, translate to wind and water. Feng Shui is the study of one’s environment and it dates back thousands of years. Feng Shui specialists recommend ways to improve the harmony in your work, home, and other environments. This harmony can lead to prosperity and well-being. Some aspects of Feng Shui relate to résumé preparation and formatting. Here are a few Feng Shui-inspired résumé tips. Energy follows your focus.

GIVE IT UP: Here's How You Get Someone To Admit They Took $20,000 From a Boss They Were Having an Affair With.

HR Capitalist

I'm not here to be the morality police or tell you right from wrong. Since investigations are a part of any HR practice, I'm here to tell how to get to the truth.

how long can your resume be?

Ask A Manager

An awful lot of people have internalized the old rule that your resume can only be one page, but it no longer holds true. Times have changed! Two-page resumes are common now, so if you’re been agonizing over how to stick to one page, agonize no longer. There is one big exception to this, though, and that’s if you only have a few years of experience. If that’s you, stick to one page.

10 Ideas To Kickstart Your Personal Brand


Here are some ideas to get your creative branding juices flowing. Join a new community.

Turning Rebellion Into Money

Job Stalker

Sometimes I wonder, in the midst of all this job seeking, networking, co-working, etc., if maybe – just maybe – my efforts are being focused in the wrong direction. It’s something a lot of job seekers face – that feeling of utter frustration about doing the same thing, over and over, and expecting a different. Read more »

Green Career Tip: 5 Tactics to Tame the Overwhelm when Transitioning to a Greener, More Sustainable Career

Green Career Central

Overwhelm. It's a feeling nearly everyone experiences as they transition from one career to another. There's so much information to take in, choices to make, new experiences to make sense of, and things to understand.

How to Manage Your Boss


Although most people assume that their boss is supposed to do all the managing in the workplace, this isn’t so. While your boss is dictating, delegating and often disrespecting, you should be reacting the correct way to control how they view and treat you.

Job Search Answers – Posting Dual Career Goals On Linkedin


This was an interesting job search question asked by M.M. after one of my webinars: "My question is how to post dual career goals on Linkedin." Learn how to handle multiple career goals, while protecting consistency between resumes and Linkedin. Continued at [link]. Featured Networking/Social Networking reCareered Blog social branding career career change career coach Job job search linkedin Planning pre-screen Resume

Do You Expect Too Much from Recruitment Agencies?

The Undercover Recruiter

Recruitment is a thriving, multi-billion pound industry, satisfying the needs of 1000’s of job seekers and employers each year. Despite this, the general perception about recruiters by job seekers appears to be quite negative.

Don’t Be THAT Guy in Your Job Interviews!

Career Rocketeer

A national outdoor equipment retailer has an ad campaign for hunters and fishermen, telling them to be prepared with proper equipment, showing funny examples of people that are not prepared. Their tagline is: “Don’t be THAT guy!” ” Then recently, I went to a Minnesota Wild NHL game where, whenever a player was sent to the penalty box, [.]. Interviews SEO1

10 Ways to Bust Out of a Rut (With Dr. Seuss’ Wisdom)

Career Realism

I am a BIG fan of Dr. Seuss for many reasons. Theodore Seuss Geisel, 1904-1991 was a writer , author, cartoonist, illustrator who worked in corporate America, for the Army and always for himself. His ability to present life on life’s terms through humor and levity and art was unparalled.

Things to consider when you are searching for graduate jobs

Career Alley

“ Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. ” – Robert Louis Stevenson. Have you recently left university, keenly clutching your hard-earned degree, and are now considering your next move?

The Perfect Gift For Any Job Seeker


Do you know someone who is unemployed and desperately attempting to rejoin the job force? Are they applying day after day to different jobs and not having the success they require?

Spice Up Your Job. Pick Up a Book!

Ms. Career Girl

Please don’t tell me… don’t tell me you have been sucked into robot mode at your job. No excitement, only routine, and you show up everyday just to “pay the bills.” ” Nooooo! You are better than that!

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Three Questions for Leaders to Consider in Tough Times


The pivotal issue influencing employees` engagement with their work is the balance of demands to resources. Increasing resources or reducing demands improves that balance, allowing people to devote more time, energy, or materials to doing the necessary work. A resource-rich … Continue reading →

Does Education Still Matter? Yes and No

Career Realism

Today, I’d like to address the age-old question of education and employment. What’s the correlation? And, given today’s economy, how much does education matter? Unfortunately, the answer isn’t perfectly clear.

Employee Engagement: The Answer Could be the Problem

David Zinger

I was just following recent tweets about employee engagement. This was just too good, I had to take a screen shot. Read the tweets and see if you can spot the engagement challenge. Bella may be disengaged but she is also poetic and perhaps the class was the problem not the solution. Employee Engagement

Prepare for Your Interview with a Certified Employment Interview Professional

Resume Boutique

Our tag line: Look your best on paper. Show your best in person.™. Randi Lewis, CEIP. How you present in your interview is as important, if not more important, than presenting a polished, impactful resume. That is why t he more you prepare, the better you are likely to interview.

True about romances at work


Many employers get very nervous about workplace romances. Probably they are right to do so. Workplace romances after all can be viewed in several different ways – • Maybe it is just a flirtation, a brief interlude that is really just about the sex. Perhaps it is an extramarital affair with all the complications that may lead to. •

Jania Bailey – President/COO [Video]

Boomers Next Step

Jania Bailey is the President and CEO of FranNet. FranNet is the first choice for quality franchisors and potential prospective franchisees when seeking a franchise consultant. They accomplish this goal by being the market maker for a select number of high-quality franchisors using franchise consultants in local markets. She grew FranNet from $984,000 to $9,700,000 in three [.]. Featured Franchising Videos