September, 2007

What Does a “Bad” Decision Look Like on a Candidate's resume?

Hiring Technical People

In his comment, Gregbo asks what I mean by “bad” judgment. Here's an incomplete list: Frequent job changes, at least one job a year for several years; Months of no discernible work or lag times between jobs

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30 Career Management tips — Give Credit to Others

Cube Rules

This month, I'm providing a career management tip-a-day (along with other posts) to help you trigger your own career management activities. Today's tip: Give credit to others. In most organizations, we work in teams

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Beginning the Adventure

Career Key

The Career Key is celebrating its tenth anniversary of going live on the Internet! It's been a time for reflection on what we're doing and what the future holds. Starting this blog is part of our next chapter to adapt to new technology, and to bring a fresh perspective to the area of career choice. Let us know how we're doing and what you would like to see us do in the future. Feel free to contact me directly at julietjones@careerkey.biz with your comments and suggestions.

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Resumes For College Applications - Tips

Resume Boutique

When helping your child apply to college, how do you highlight aspects of your high school senior's academic and extra-curricular activities to help him or her stand out from the pack of thousands of students applying early decision or

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30 Career Management Tips — Save for a Layoff Day | Cube Rules

Cube Rules

This month, I'm providing a career management tip-a-day (along with other posts) to help you trigger your own career management activities. Today's tip: Save for a Layoff Day. On the face of it, you might not think that “saving for a

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Ask About Salary in the Phone Screen | Hiring Technical People

Hiring Technical People

Ask About Salary in the Phone Screen. Posted on September 5, 2007 by johanna. In his comment, Justice points to the other side of when to ask salary questions. Too early, and you have the problem outlined in When to Ask About Salary

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Recruiting “Failed” Candidates Posted

Hiring Technical People

See my article on Recruitingtrends.com, Recruiting “Failed” Candidates. You can't leave comments there, so leave them here

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30 Career Management Tips: Manage your meetings

Cube Rules

This month, I'm providing a career management tip-a-day (along with other posts) to help you trigger your own career management activities. Today's tip: Manage your meetings. If e-mail is the best and worst personal productivity tool

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30 Career Management Tips — Document your accomplishments | Cube Rules

Cube Rules

This month, I'm providing a career management tip-a-day (along with other posts) to help you trigger your own career management activities. Today's tip: document your accomplishments. If we all agree that career management is something

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30 Career Management Tips — Watch what people do, not what they say

Cube Rules

This month, I'm providing a career management tip-a-day (along with other posts) to help you trigger your own career management activities. Today's tip: Watch what people do, not what what they say. My father, when I was very young

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30 Career Management Tips — Cubicle Warriors are Leaders

Cube Rules

This month, I'm providing a career management tip-a-day (along with other posts) to help you trigger your own career management activities. Today's tip: Cubicle Warriors are Leaders. Based upon all of the books and magazines

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30 Career Management Tips — Resumes don't lie

Cube Rules

This month, I'm providing a career management tip-a-day (along with other posts) to help you trigger your own career management activities. Today's tip: Resumes don't lie. This one is really simple: you've all read stories about people

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30 Career Management Tips — Control Distractions

Cube Rules

This month, I'm providing a career management tip-a-day (along with other posts) to help you trigger your own career management activities. Today's tip: Control Distractions. Like using instant messenger popping up on your computer

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Green Bay Packers are 3-0

Cube Rules

Here's a little known secret about me: I'm rationale, logical, and a cubicle warrior thinking man. But when the NFL season starts, I'm all about the Green Bay Packers. I even subscribe to the premium NFL package on directv just so I can

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30 Career Management Tips – Do something proactive every day.

Cube Rules

This month, I'm providing a career management tip-a-day (along with other posts) to help you trigger your own career management activities. Today's tip: Do something proactive every day. Here's the operative statement: “When you are up

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30 Career Management Tips — Have a work management system

Cube Rules

This month, I'm providing a career management tip-a-day (along with other posts) to help you trigger your own career management activities. Today's tip: Have a work management system. When most of us were in school, we could survive

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30 Career Management Tips — Manage E-mail

Cube Rules

This month, I'm providing a career management tip-a-day (along with other posts) to help you trigger your own career management activities. Today's tip: Manage E-mail. There comes a time when “career management” comes off the

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Networking with your work life on hold

Cube Rules

In doing research for all of my 30 Career Management tips, I've had the privilege of reading some really good work by others helping solidify my thinking on career management while causing a kaleidoscope of new ideas for this blog

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30 Career Management Tips: Update your resume

Cube Rules

This month, I'm providing a career management tip-a-day (along with other posts) to help you trigger your own career management activities. Today's tip: Update your resume. Yesterday, in “30 Career Management Tips: Provide your updated

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30 Career Management Tips — Provide your updated resume to your.

Cube Rules

This month, I'm providing a career management tip-a-day (along with other posts) to help you trigger your own career management activities. Today's tip: Provide your updated resume to your new manager

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30 Career Management tips — Review your interview with a friend

Cube Rules

This month, I'm providing a career management tip-a-day (along with other posts) to help you trigger your own career management activities. Today's tip: Review your interview with a friend. How close to your own interview are you

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One interaction makes all the difference

Cube Rules

The career world is not simply one where each position and each company operate independently of each other. We will see the people we work with today in other positions tomorrow. How you are perceived in those interactions makes a

2007 100

30 Career Management Tips — find your mud

Cube Rules

This month, I'm providing a career management tip-a-day (along with other posts) to help you trigger your own career management activities. Today's tip: Find your mud. What mud should you be finding? In everything we do

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30 Career Management Tips — Brilliant Information Filtering

Cube Rules

This month, I'm providing a career management tip-a-day (along with other posts) to help you trigger your own career management activities. Today's tip: Brilliant Information Filtering. To be fair, this was not on my original list of

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30 Career Management Tips — Provide Personal Communication

Cube Rules

This month, I'm providing a career management tip-a-day (along with other posts) to help you trigger your own career management activities. Today's tip: Provide personal communication. There's e-mail, instant messenger, Twitter

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Parking Your Personal Brand in the Handicap Spot

Cube Rules

I have this saying: it's difficult to build; easy to destroy. You can apply this to a multitude of situations: career management, reputation, or personal brands. We've all read about the famous personal brands shooting down in flames

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30 Career Management Tips — Owning your mistakes

Cube Rules

This month, I'm providing a career management tip-a-day (along with other posts) to help you trigger your own career management activities. Today's tip: Owning your mistakes. When it comes to scandals, it's often not the original crime

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Check your retirement financial records

Cube Rules

If you're like me, you check the performance of your stocks, bonds, and 401(k) hoping they will be enough for retirement. But there are other things that should be checked as well. For example, here in the United States

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30 Career Management Tips — Know why you work where you work

Cube Rules

This month, I'm providing a career management tip-a-day (along with other posts) to help you trigger your own career management activities. Today's tip: Know why you work where you work. If you look over your career, especially early in

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NCDA Conference July 2007

Career Key

At the July '07 NCDA (National Career Development Association) Conference in Seattle, our Caribbean Career Key publisher, Ms. Angela deFreitas and I gave a presentation on how the Internet has facilitated international collaboration between the Career Key and other career guidance professionals, with a focus on the Caribbean. Here I am with Dr. Raymond Ting , co-author of the Chinese Career Key, and Angela. What a successful presentation and meeting we had.

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