Wed.Dec 28, 2011

Bad Credit No Longer a Problem in Job Hunts

Resume Bear

Your credit history can keep you from getting a job. For years employers have been pulling credit reports as part of the background check of potential job applicants.

Work LinkedIn Summary Ever

Career Realism

During a serious job search, simply listing your opinion of yourself is the worst use of a LinkedIn summary you can possible implement. Trust me! To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Job Search advice career expert job linkedin networking search

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INFOGRAPHIC: How Interviewers Know When to Hire You in 90 Seconds

The Undercover Recruiter

We can't get enough about the art of interviewing in these times. We all fret job interviews and prepare as much as possible but there is little way of predicting their outcomes.

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20 Creative Job Names Explained So You Don’t Miss Out

JobMob

It would be a shame to skip a great opportunity because someone in HR was trying too hard. This is a guest post by Isaac Bullen. If you’d also like to guest post here on JobMob, follow these guest post guidelines. Dreaming of a career change? Be careful of what you wish.

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Techno Takeover: Can Your Job Be Done By A Robot?

Resume Bear

Sure, everyone at work may like you, but is there a chance you could be replaced by a robot? This infographic done with Mindflash , show that humans doing the following jobs might want to keep an eye out for a new computerized coworker. Featured Articles Government Jobs Green Jobs Job Market

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Making Job Search Resolutions That Stick

Job Stalker

In this period – the week of limbo between Christmas and New Year’s – it is sorely tempting to either lay back and avoid doing anything towards job seeking (because – let’s face it – very few people are available) or to dive head-first into job search tasks (with a high level of frustration because. Read more »

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Announcement: NYC Meet-Up, Confirmed!! (3pm on New Year’s Eve!!)

Personal Excellence Blog

Me at New York City, Times Square, during Macy’s Parade (on Thanksgiving Day). Thanks for your responses to the NYC Meet-up ! The meet-up has been confirmed, and it will be at the following location: Venue : Angelica Kitchen*, a popular vegan restaurant in downtown Manhattan ( website ).

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The Capitalist Reading List for the Holiday Week.

HR Capitalist

Here it is: Ambitious to say the least. Background on each book: The Alchemist: It's the Kinetix holiday book for our customers and friends. I've never read it, so I might want to get with it to be conversational with the folks we sent this out to.

It’s Not About You!

Career Rocketeer

Many job seekers pursue opportunities with a focus on finding a company that will… “appreciate me for who I am” “help me develop to my maximum potential” “help me explore different functions to find where I’m most fulfilled” “give me opportunities for growth when I feel I’m ready” “judge me only by what I do, and not trivial factors like [.]. Job Search SEO1

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Career Advice, Rants and Funny Stories About Work: 2011 Recap

Career Solvers

As 2011 draws to a close, I’m reflecting on some of my favorite blog posts of the year. Looking forward to sharing more job search advice, rants, and funny stories about the world of work in 2012. Happy New Year! Job Search Advice. Common Interview Questions and What They Mean.

My #Rewind2011

Ms. Career Girl

I hit up Twitter on my 6:30AM train out to the burbs this morning and saw that #Rewind2011 was a trending topic. So naturally I thought back to what had happened to me in 2011 and realized a whole hell of a lot has happened in my world this year.

Job Related Stress – Symptoms and Resolutions

Professional Resume Services

Everyone knows about job related stress. But few know how to resolve it or to reduce it. Job related stress can make your life absolutely miserable and it’s important to get rid of it altogether, or at least get it reduced so it doesn’t affect your everyday life. It is estimated that a whopping 62%

How to Deal with the Age Issue on your Job Hunt

Boomers Next Step

Every business run by an executive with common sense knows the value of experienced employees. The trick if you’re looking for work is finding one. Far too many of us find it necessary to work well into the retirement years in order to keep the financial house in order. Traditionally once you’d passed forty five. Age Bias Careers Business Employment Temporary work

Top 11 Besties of 2011

Blogging4jobs

Every year I take a moment to recognize bloggers, thought leaders, industry thinkers that have my attention. These 11 Besties have influenced me in many ways. In 2009, I started recognizing these amazing individuals through my Top 11 Besties first in 2009 and then in 2010.

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Fight VUCA Stress in 2012

Learning Voyager

At a Christmas party this week, I took an informal poll on the question "At your workplace, what would really help you and your fellow workers most in 2012?" I heard these answers: - hire more staff - shorten meetings - communicate and listen more - be more appreciative, flexible, and considerate - provide more training As I keep my finger on the pulse of my diverse clients here in New Jersey, I notice that stress has been pretty high in the workplace.

Top 11 Besties of 2011

Blogging4jobs

Every year I take a moment to recognize bloggers, thought leaders, industry thinkers that have my attention. These 11 Besties have influenced me in many ways. In 2009, I started recognizing these amazing individuals through my Top 11 Besties first in 2009 and then in 2010.

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[E-book] ‘Right Fit’ Job: Guide to Finding Work You Love

Career Realism

This FREE e-book is like having Julia Erickson coach you through a job search. You'll follow a step-by-step process for finding your "right fit" job. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Choosing a Career Path Job Search advice career expert job search

update from the reader whose marital stress was impacting his work

Ask A Manager

This update is from the reader who was going through a divorce and was worried about how to talk to his boss about the impact that the associated emotional and financial stress was having on his performance. His update is in two parts — one update a few weeks after his letter ran (back in September 2010), and another one from this month. Here’s the first part: After you wrote to ask me, ”So why are you still driving your wife to work?”,

Creating the Perfect Resume to Land a Job

Career Alley

“ Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away. ” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Looking for a job requires more than submitting an application. In today’s economy, you not only have to learn how to market yourself, but how to stand out from the other applicants. Standing Out Through Experience. Anyone can create a resume.

3 Career Realities Women Must Embrace

Career Realism

In a recent webinar, I shared the three realities all female professionals must embrace today if they want to find career success and satisfaction. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Choosing a Career Path advice career change finance industry job path plan search

Who Is Interested to Live a Healthier Life this coming Jan 2012??

Personal Excellence Blog

Last year, we kicked off the year of 2011 with our transformational Live a Healthier Life in 21 Days Challenge (21DHL). Nearly 400 participants signed up, all ready to change their health for the better. Diets were changed. Weights were lost. Eating issues were uncovered. Healths were improved.

update from the reader wondering about taking her dream job while still working part-time for her old employer

Ask A Manager

Here’s our final “where are they now?” ” update. I’ve really loved reading all these updates — thank you to everyone who sent them in! Back in April, a reader asked about whether it was feasible to move to her dream job while still continuing to work on projects for her old employer , who she didn’t want to leave in the lurch. Here’s her update: I did apply for the “dream job,” but didn’t even get a call.