April, 2017

Certified Tips To Become A Successful Real Estate Agent

Ms. Career Girl

The post Certified Tips To Become A Successful Real Estate Agent appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Anurag Gupta. His bio follows. Real estate, being both an investment good as well as a consumption good, is progressing at a very fast pace.

More Reasons Career Success Can Come Through Blogging

Competitive Resumes

Job seekers should consider blogging as a way to increase your career success and choices. In the process, it will increase your career chances. I bought back my longtime friend Keith Townsend to talk about his journey.

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Trending Sources

How to Write a C-suite Executive Career Brand Biography

Executive Career Brand

When I first speak with potential c-suite clients, we discuss their job search target and goals, and which of the services I provide they’ll need to accomplish their career goals.

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If All Hiring Managers Were Like This One, We’d Have an Amazing Workforce

Evil HR Lady

Have you ever applied for a job you thought you were perfect for, and then heard nothing? Have you ever gone on a job interview, thought you nailed it, and got total radio silence? The answer to both of those questions is probably yes. You’re left wondering what you did wrong and what you could do to better next time, but no one will tell you. In fact, even if you ask directly for feedback, you probably won’t get any.

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Q&A – Advice for First-Time Job Seekers

Jobacle

I recently had the opportunity to chat with vocate.me , a website designed to help students and recent grads track down great internships or entry-level jobs. We discussed the challenges faced by rookie applicants along with some tips on how Millennials can excel at their first gig.

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More Trending

How to Write An Irresistible C-suite Executive Resume in 10 Steps

Executive Career Brand

When was the last time you used your executive resume? When was the last time you even thought about it or looked at it? If you’re like many of the c-suite and senior-level executives I work with you’ve either never needed a resume to get noticed and land a job.

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Your HR Manager Wishes You Already Knew These Things

Evil HR Lady

Most Human Resources people want to do the fun stuff in HR–developing people, training, supporting the business, etc. What do we spend our time with? These things. These things that you should already know–like the fact that it’s really, really, really important to be to work when your boss wants you there. If that means 8:00, it means 8:00, not 8:17, or 9:34. (If If your boss is all about flexibility, then cool.)

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How to Say No: A Guide for Busy Professionals, Coaches, Entrepreneurs

Personal Excellence Blog

This is my guide to say no for busy people such as busy professionals, entrepreneurs, and coaches. The principles apply to anyone who wants to say no. Do you hate to say no? Are you always trying to be nice to others at the expense of yourself? Well, you’re not alone.

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From Music to Environmental Enterprise

Career Shifters

"I had achieved so much of what I aimed for… but somehow I knew it wasn't for me.". Alex Robinson had what many would consider an enviable career in the music industry. But when he looked into his future, it just didn't seem to fit.

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5 Project Management Skills to Help You Succeed

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 Project Management Skills to Help You Succeed appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. By Tricia Hussung. Project management is vital for business leaders in any industry, but guiding a project from conception to execution isn’t always straightforward.

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Create a Handbill if You Want to Stand Out at Networking Events and Job Fairs

Competitive Resumes

Some of you are wondering what a handbill and how is it useful. Where did I get this from? Let me share a valuable conversation I had with Jessica Dillard is the founder of Dillard & Associates is a National Career Staffing and Resume Writing Firm.

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How Many LinkedIn Connections Are Good For Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

One of the questions my c-suite and senior-level executive clients most frequently ask me is: Does it matter how many people I’m connected to on LinkedIn, and who should I connect with – everyone who asks?

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15 Careers with Millions of Openings on LinkedIn

Evil HR Lady

Do you need a new job ? Can’t take one more day with your horrible boss and whiny co-workers , but you can’t find a single job available? Well, you’re not looking at the right thing. If you’re working in one of these fields, there’s definitely something available for you. If you aren’t in these fields and are having trouble finding something new, maybe it’s time for a Switch.

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The Number of Failures Before Success [Infographic]

Personal Excellence Blog

In a society where the one thing constantly celebrated and harped on is success, sometimes we forget the failures that come along with every “person of the year” cover story.

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The Art Of Being Clueless: How To Change Career When You're Totally Confused

Career Shifters

No idea what to do next in your career change? Feeling trapped, frustrated and unable to make progress? There's a group of people who have made 'not-knowing and doing amazing things anyway' an art form.

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Want To Be In A Good Mood? Eat These Foods!

Ms. Career Girl

The post Want To Be In A Good Mood? Eat These Foods! appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. A number of lifestyle factors can contribute to depression, but one that’s often overlooked is what you put in your mouth. Diet plays a huge role in depression,” says with Dr. Christopher Calapai, D.O.,

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The Existence of the Pay Gap and We Love Equal Pay Day

Competitive Resumes

We are recording this episode on April 3, 2017. This is a day before the “Don’t Call it a Pay Gap” Facebook Live hosted by PayScale. I wanted to support this event because it’s discussion about the issues faced daily by women.

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7 Ways To Contaminate Your Personal Brand and Doom Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Sometimes, bad things happen in executive job search that are beyond your control. Other times, without considering the consequences, you may do one unfortunate thing, or get into bad habits, that will tarnish the good work you’ve done building your personal brand.

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Women Ask for Lower Salaries. It’s Hard to Fix.

Evil HR Lady

Women tend to ask for lower salaries than men do. So, what if we gave women the information on average pay for the position? Wouldn’t that solve the problem? You’d think it would, and I’ve long advocated for salary openness. Knowing what the average was for the position would certainly help you craft a salary, but an experiment at Hired, said it made the gap even wider.

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How Important Are LinkedIn Endorsements?

Professional Resume Services

With the right strategy, endorsements can easily optimize a LinkedIn profile. If you aren’t familiar with LinkedIn endorsements, they are much more important and different than getting a “like” on Facebook or Twitter.

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From Hospitality to Tech

Career Shifters

"I was exhausted, and it just wasn't fulfilling me anymore.". When a friend approached Tarryn Gorre with a business idea, she leapt at the chance to make a fresh start. With a truckload of mistakes behind her, she's learning a lot – and she couldn't be happier with her new career. This is her story

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5 tips to finding a mentor

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 tips to finding a mentor appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Ask any successful person the story of their career and it won’t take long before they mention an inspiring boss, mentor or teacher.

The Beyonce Syndrome, Career Aspirations, and Unconscious Bias

Competitive Resumes

The Beyonce Syndrome. Our definition of the show is about the career woman who has it all and does it all. Many feel it’s not enough to achieve the recognition for women to gain the same opportunities as men.

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Why No One Is Calling You After You’ve Applied To Over 100 Jobs Online

Career Realism

Why No One Is Calling You After You’ve Applied To Over 100 Jobs Online. Work It Daily. No one calling you back after you’ve applied to over 100 jobs online? You’ve spent HOURS of time filling out applications and you still haven’t seen any results. Why is that?

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McDonald’s New Application Method Will Make Your Teen Want to Apply

Evil HR Lady

Who wants jobs as a fast food restaurant ? Teenagers and young adults, of course. Where do you find teenagers ? Well, if my teen is any indication, on Snapchat. The vast majority of Snapchat’s 158 million users are between the ages of 13-34, with the largest group of those being 18-24. Just the age range for people looking for entry-level jobs, which is what most McDonald’s jobs are.

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Do You Need a Job Search Marketing Plan?

Professional Resume Services

Don’t jump blindly into your job search! Here’s how to draft a strategy for success. Coming up with a marketing plan at the beginning a job search can sound a little intimidating, even for professionals and executives.

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“Am I Doomed To A Career That Doesn’t Interest Me?”

Career Shifters

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Survive and Thrive: 5 Must-Read New Books For Career Success

Ms. Career Girl

The post Survive and Thrive: 5 Must-Read New Books For Career Success appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Career success is one of those terms that isn’t very easy to define. Because what success looks like varies widely from one person to another.

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A Personal Employee Engagement Watershed: Stop Putting Lipstick on Camels

David Zinger

Whoever said “it’s nothing personal” was not talking about work. Iguazu Falls in Argentina (February 2017) by David Zinger. This post is personal. I apologize in advance for not offering you levers, drivers, or 11 action items to boost engagement.

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How to be an Email Master

Personal Excellence Blog

(Image: Courtney Recker ). We live in an information saturated world today where our inboxes are fuller than ever and we receive more emails than before. Digital communication has become the primary way we communicate with anyone, if at all.

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Who Comes First — Clients or Employees?

Evil HR Lady

We’ve all heard the saying, “The customer is always right.” Sure, without your clients, you have no business — but without employees, you have no one to serve your paying customers. Without them you don’t have a business, either. So, who comes first, especially in a dispute? Your clients or your employees? A lot of businesses put clients first. I’m going to flip that on its head and tell you flat out: employees come first. Contrary to popular belief, this won’t be a disaster for your clients?

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Expand Your Network with LinkedIn Groups

Professional Resume Services

LinkedIn can be the perfect resource for widening you professional network – as long as you know how to use the platform to your advantage. LinkedIn is a powerful tool for professionals and executives—when used correctly.

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“I Have No Ideas And No Time For My Shift. How Do I Move Forwards?”

Career Shifters

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Three Ways You Can Help Close the Gender Pay Gap

Ms. Career Girl

The post Three Ways You Can Help Close the Gender Pay Gap appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. When women and men with the same level of experience, doing the same job at the same level of performance, are paid differently, a gender pay gap exists.

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