October, 2016

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3 Reasons to Start Speaking at Industry Conferences

Ms. Career Girl

The post 3 Reasons to Start Speaking at Industry Conferences appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Brendan Alan Barrett. His bio follows.

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Keeping Your Head Above Water: Our Top Four Secrets for Surviving on LinkedIn

Professional Resume Services

LinkedIn profile development can help keep you afloat. Constructing a professional LinkedIn profile doesn’t have to be extremely difficult. In fact, just by taking a few simple steps, you can make yourself more recognizable without being overly pushy.

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Why Your Job Search Requires More Than You’re Willing to Give

Competitive Resumes

Your job search requires maximum effort. Don’t obsess over it. But don’t take minimum results for granted by investing little bits of time. Finding a job is hard work and requires sacrifices, energy, and preparation.

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LinkedIn FAQs for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

As noted in the first in my series of Executive Job Search FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) which focuses on personal branding , I’ve compiled several of the questions/topics that most often come up with my clients.

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The 4 Career Change Traps You Don't Know You're In (And How To Get Out Of Them)

Career Shifters

If you're getting nowhere with your shift, there's a good chance you've got yourself into a 'monkey trap'. Natasha explains what on earth a monkey trap is, how to tell if you're in one, and how to get unstuck.

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Are You the Office Bully? No? Are You Sure About That?

Evil HR Lady

We assume that bullies are either the mean girls who are out to get you, or the thug who steals your lunch money. Anyone along that spectrum will do. But, what if you found out that your co-workers that you were the office bully? Not possible. You’re nice. You work hard. You only criticize when necessary.

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Showcase Your Personal Brand with LinkedIn Comments

Executive Career Brand

[This article was originally published for my gig as the Personal Branding Expert on Job-Hunt.org.].

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5 crucial tips to help you stand out at work

Cube Rules

It can be tough to stand out in a company of talented individuals. Especially if you work for a large corporation, you may wonder how you will be able to make your mark. However, there are plenty of ways to stand out in a corporate environment with a little extra effort.

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10 Ways to Build Your Reputation at Work

Position Ignition

If only having a good reputation at work was as simple as keeping your nose to the grindstone and working hard. In reality, the complexities of office politics means that a lot of factors contribute to what kind of reputation you have amongst your colleagues and bosses.

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Team Building Days: Expensive Corporate Jolly or Essential Staff Investment?

Ms. Career Girl

The post Team Building Days: Expensive Corporate Jolly or Essential Staff Investment? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. How is your office team working?

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Three Quick Tips for Souping up Your Executive LinkedIn Profile

Professional Resume Services

LinkedIn profile development can be tricky. We at Professional Resume Services can help! LinkedIn is a powerful networking tool for executives. With the high visibility your LinkedIn profile has, even some of the smallest mistakes could be critical.

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The Five Worst Things You Can Do After You Lose Your Job

Evil HR Lady

When boss yanks your job out from under your feet , the result can be devastating. Whether you’re fired because of misbehavior on your part or a mistake on the company’s part, it feels awful. If you’re laid off, you at least have the comfort of knowing it wasn’t your fault, but that doesn’t change the fact that you had a job yesterday and you don’t have one today. Lots of people have been fired or laid off before–myself included.

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What’s the Best Executive Resume Format and Length?

Executive Career Brand

When I speak with executive job seekers, one of the first things they often ask me is how their resume stacks up. Many of them have never been in a job search or haven’t faced one for a number of years.

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5 Interview Resources for Your Job Search Marketing Toolkit

Career Alley

interviewing is not just talking about yourself, it's asking the right questions, giving the right answers and expressing yourself in the right way. Interviews Interview Tips Job Search Toolkit

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Get Ready for an Agile Job Search with Nissar Ahamed

Competitive Resumes

When I like a job search blog, I like to let you know about it. If you haven’t heard of Career Metis, then I encourage you to listen to this show and then head on over there. The blog founded by Nissar Ahamed is likely to give your job search a boost.

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5 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Don’t Waste Time On

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Don’t Waste Time On appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Carmen Jacob. Her bio follows. John, a poor man, wants to cross the border with a donkey.

How Executive Resume Targeting Works

Professional Resume Services

You can rely on an executive resume writing service – such as Professional Resume Services – to help you craft the most effective resume. Every company has different positions within each organization.

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How to Stop Helicopter Parenting

Evil HR Lady

When you hover over your kid and fix all his problems, you’re being a good parent, but when your neighbor does it, it’s obnoxious helicopter parenting. Or something. The problem is, helicoptered kids aren’t prepared to solve their own problems, which makes it tough for them to survive in a business environment. But, what if business owners could solve the problem? Here’s how: How Entrepreneurs Can Stop Helicopter Parenting.

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5 Phone Interview Tips to Get That Job

Jobacle

Learning about different phone interview tips is just as much understanding the interview process, as it is understanding the phone interview process.

5 Ways You’re Scaring The Hiring Manager At An Interview

Career Realism

5 Ways You’re Scaring The Hiring Manager At An Interview. Work It Daily. None of us needs to be reminded that a job interview isn’t the place to let your Halloween creativity emerge.

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How Do I Rebuild My Network for Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

4 Steps to Revive and Expand Your Network. Many of my executive job seeking clients ask me that question when we first connect. We discuss the fact that, by far, networking is the best way to land a job and that job boards yield dismal results.

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Education vs. Experience: Where to Place What, Where on Your Resume

Ms. Career Girl

The post Education vs. Experience: Where to Place What, Where on Your Resume appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Vera Marie Reed. Her bio follows.

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Interested in Hiring an Executive Resume Writer? Here’s What You Should Look For!

Professional Resume Services

An executive resume writer can improve your resume. Most people don’t think they need an executive resume writer when they’re searching for a job. It’s easy to blindly throw your resume out to employers and see which one bites.

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Want a Smart Business Move? Try Introducing Flexibility

Evil HR Lady

Think about your ideal job. Does it involve getting to work at the crack of dawn, barely having time to grab lunch, and getting home after dark—even in the summer? Of course not. The ideal job allows time for family and friends, as well as a good pay check and a challenging work environment. Bosses want an ideal employee. They may think that is someone who comes early and stays late and takes no breaks, but that’s a recipe for disaster. An employee like that will burn out quickly.

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15 Ways Your Job Search Will Self-Destruct in No Time

Competitive Resumes

Your job search shouldn’t look anything like the movie, “Mission Impossible.” ” Although it is full of strategies, pivots, and disappointment, it requires focus. There are measured efforts to obtain a meaningful result–getting hired!

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4 Mistakes Job Seekers Make With Their LinkedIn Headline

Career Realism

4 Mistakes Job Seekers Make With Their LinkedIn Headline. Work It Daily. If you’re job searching, being on LinkedIn is a must!

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Performance Review for Employees: Nail Your First Review!

Jobacle

A performance review for employees is often a dreaded part of any workplace, but it’s a rite of passage! If you’ve been working somewhere for six months, or for a year, you’re going to have to be evaluated on your performance at some point.

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Startup Tips are for Women Too!

Ms. Career Girl

The post Startup Tips are for Women Too! appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Ladies, the number of women-owned business in the US has grown to over 9.1 million firms. These firms generate a whopping $1.4 trillion in sales and employ around 7.9

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15 CV Mistakes Costing You Interviews

The Undercover Recruiter

Your CV is an important part of your armoury when looking for a job. It has to look good and be as close as possible to the job description to get you through to the next stage. As one of the first documents that someone will ask for to represent your capabilities, your CV should. View Article.

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Please Stop Punishing Your Employees For Being Introverted

Evil HR Lady

Remember back in school when class participation made up 10 percent of your grader? For some people this was the easiest 10 percent of the semester. You know the types–the ones who loved to hear the sounds of their own voices. They commented on everything , whether or not they had something to say. For others, though, this 10 percent was the hardest part. Getting up the nerve to say something took half the class period, and sometimes the whole class period, and then it was too late.

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Giving Women Courage in their Career Development

Competitive Resumes

Women desire to differentiate themselves through making an impact with their ideas. There are innate character traits women have keeping them from speaking up. Gia Ganesh is a career strategist who helps mid-career professionals discover and move into meaningful and fulfilling work.

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3 LinkedIn Secrets That Will Help You To Get Noticed by Recruiters

Career Realism

3 LinkedIn Secrets That Will Help You To Get Noticed by Recruiters. Work It Daily. I’m sure you’re already well aware of the great resource that LinkedIn can be to your job search, but did you know there are actually a few things you can do on LinkedIn that will help you to be noticed by recruiters?

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The Top 10 Job Perks to Incentivize Employees

Jobacle

Imagine showing up to the office at 10 a.m. Your boss hands you the company credit card in case you need anything, then tells you there is a barbecue and concert on the lawn this afternoon. By this point, you’re probably scoffing and thinking that would never happen.

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Why the “Jack of All Trades” Will Always be MVP

Ms. Career Girl

The post Why the “Jack of All Trades” Will Always be MVP appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Morag Lucey. Her bio follows.

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