Sat.Sep 03, 2011 - Fri.Sep 09, 2011

A 10-Point Plan for Getting a Job When Moving

The Job Quest

A reader writes in: “I am moving at the end of the month. What job search strategy do you suggest?&#. While not ideal, sometimes life circumstances dictate relocating and then finding a job. If you find yourself in this situation, here are ten tips to hit the ground running!

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5 Critical Leadership Skills to Showcase on Your Resume

Resume Bear

Do you want over 13,000 leaders and HR professionals around the world to understand which leadership skills are in demand now to know which leadership skills companies look for on your resume? Data Dimensions International, a well known and respected talent management firm, can tell you.

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10 Online Tools Every Serious Job Seeker Should Use


The Internet offers a wealth of resources for the modern professional — whether you’re a job seeker or an actively employed guy or gal. The trick is knowing which resources can make your life a little easier so you don’t waste your time on the ones that can’t.

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“What happens to my employee equity if the company is sold or IPO’d?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question : I was fascinated about your bright explanation of equity plans in your newsletter entitled “ Long Term Incentive Compensation: 10 Basic Concepts.” Soon my company will be disentangled from the parent corporation and we will face an IPO (shorthand for “initial public offering,” or sale of the company to the public).

7 Life-Changing Job Trends You Need to Know About


The world of work is changing. Here’s how to deal with it well. This is a guest post by Donna Sweidan. If you’d also like to guest post here on JobMob, follow these guest post guidelines. Job seekers- you just got a promotion , the “career” as we know it is dead.

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How Long Should a Resume Be?

Career Realism

How long should a resume be? Well, there is simply no definite answer to this question. Everyone's situation is different and job requirements vary. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Resume & Cover Letter advice career expert job length resume search

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How A Temp Position Can Build Your Career

Resume Bear

Whether you are the lone temp, or working with other temps, temporary work is a hub for opportunities and conversation. More often than people realize, a temporary opportunity turns into a fantastic long term career.

Surviving 9/11: Ten years later

Penelope Trunk

During the year after 9/11 I went to counseling for post-traumatic stress. I went to a group that met weekly. The counselors explained that if we told our story over and over again, the story would have less power over us. So I have been telling my story for ten years.

Executive Branding Online: Write Book Reviews on Amazon

Executive Career Brand

Executive Branding Online: Write Book Reviews on Amazon is a post from: Executive Career Brand.

Overqualified? What Should You Add and Subtract from Your Resume?

Career Realism

If you are a candidate who may be overqualified for a job you’re considering, think about making adjustments to your resume to help you get the job. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Resume & Cover Letter advice career expert job overqualified resume search

8 Tips for Transitioning Back to Work After Summer Vacation

Career Makeover Coach

Even if you couldn’t get away for vacation or took a vacation back in June – there’s something that happens during the summer. Schedules seem to be a little more relaxed, both at home and at the office. After a low key summer schedule, when it’s time to get back into the swing of fall [.]. Managing Your Day Job Staying Motivated Work-Life Balance procrastination

Beware of Interview Liars: A Warning

Ms. Career Girl

As many of you know, I was laid off from my job about 6 weeks ago. When I started at the company, I was promised a long-term career path full of opportunities for growth, autonomy and even shares in the company.

Taking the Bad with the Good

The Job Quest

I love autumn! The recent drop in temperature here in Wisconsin was a reminder that cooler temperatures are soon to be the norm. I had a smile on my face as I broke out the turtleneck and sweatshirt for its first use of the season.

Mentoring vs. Managing: Does it Have to Be One or the Other?

Career Realism

For the success of most businesses today, especially those hiring in Gen Y's, it is imperative leadership blend managing and mentoring. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Internships advice career job manage mentor promotion search

New Job Search in a New Town

Careers Done Write

Dear Deb, Q. My husband and I recently relocated to the Northeast from California and I had to leave my job so he could get a promotion. I don’t have many contacts in this area and I have been submitting my résumé via the job boards; but I am having no luck.

Creating a Career Branding Strategy

Career Brander

Executing a Career Branding strategy requires a plan. It does not matter if you are gainfully employed or currently in the midst of a job search. You need to define the where, what and how of your personal branding strategy. If you embrace this methodology you will have a roadmap to follow. If you do not you are driving you car in a rural area with no map, no GPS, no cell phone and you are simply hoping your gas will hold out until you find your destination.

Reference and the Employment Process: What to do?

Professional Resume Services

References are a critical step in the hiring process. An employer WILL check yours. Most companies will call about 2 or 3 of your references and ask them different questions about you before they decide if you are the right candidate for their position. You need to make sure that your employment references will

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How Your Email Address Can Torpedo A Job Search

Jennifer Anthony

By Dawn Rasmussen. Have you done an audit on your email address lately? I don’t mean opening up your account and looking for messages. I mean taking a closer look at the actual email address that you are using. I have received a number of emails from some very interesting address names lately. That being said, if you were to ask me if these names sounded professional, I would have to say absolutely not!Sometimes,

Job Seekers Are Remembered for Their Passion

Career Realism

During a job search, employers today are looking for the most qualified candidate with a true passion for the work that s/he performs. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Job Search advice blog career expert job passion search

2011 29

3 WOWS: Social Media Engagement and Recognition

David Zinger

Social Recognition: Are you really social in your social media? Anemic connections. I am finding more and more people in social media are broadcasting updates but connecting very little.

What to do in college right now

Penelope Trunk

It used to be controversial to say that college is a rip off. At this point, I think the arguments have reached the mainstream. The problem is that, while some kids win the intellectual lottery , it’s too risky for most kids to skip out on the credentials.

Leadership Is About Action… Not Your Title

Career Makeover Coach

If you are new to D-Mom Blog or to our family’s particular story, I invite you to read my previously written posts, which you can do by visiting the Archives. Join me each Thursday as I highlight a post from the past. Anatomy of a PB&J. originally posted April 9, 2010. I have to say that the way I make PB&J’s for the kids did not change after my daughter’s diagnosis.

5 Ways to Master Your Job

Career Realism

How can you increase your chances of landing a job in this economy? Hiring managers are looking for candidates that have mastered their job. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Climbing the Ladder advice career exper job master promotion

What Does OD Mean. to You?

Learning Voyager

Rowena Morais, the Malaysia-based editor of HR Matters, asked me to weigh in on an article she is writing for the October issue. The question she is asking many HR thought leaders is this: ~ What does OD mean to you? What are the things that you believe the person tasked with this role should look to manage and resolve? At its essence, Organization Development (OD) is about change. Change that renews and strengthens the organization, enhancing its capacity to pursue and reach its goals.

Using Your Voice to Inspire & Engage

Resume Bear

Using YOUR Voice to Inspire and Engage. Building Emotionally Intelligence Communication. Irene Becker, The ringmaster’s ability to make his/her words reach out and inspire, engage the audience is critical to the success of the circus.

7 Ways to Instantly Make the Interviewer Reject You

Career Rocketeer

No one will argue that interviews are a nerve-racking experience. But there are certain things some candidates do that ruin their chances from the start – pretty much making it impossible to recover. Do you do any of the following during a job interview?

Leveraging LinkedIn for Mid-career Job Hunters

Career Realism

Are you a mid-career job hunter who is baffled by LinkedIn? Do you have a LinkedIn profile that will bring employers to you like bears to honey? To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Job Search advice career hunter job linkedin mid-career search

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California: Killing Jobs One at a Time. Happy Labor Day!

Evil HR Lady

Want to make a job go away? Then make it so complicated and regulated that no one can afford to hire someone to do that job and just like magic, that job will go away. The California Legislature is poised to pass a law giving all sorts of new rights to domestic workers. Guaranteed breaks, detailed pay stubs, workers comp. All of it sounds great, until you get to the part where it is utterly ridiculous and results in either the jobs going away entirely or going completely underground.

Résumé Help - Rising Corporate Strategist

Careers Done Write

Today’s Résumé Help focuses on the résumé of an up and coming corporate strategy professional. It is difficult to tell exactly where the candidate, James, wants to take his career because he has not provided any branding information to let readers know his direction.

9 Words Your Resume Can Live Without

Career Rocketeer

You know that feeling you get when you’re sure you’ve seen something before? At RezScore , we get that feeling all the time…looking at resumes. The resume is a blank canvas that any job seeker can transform into a unique document.

5 Times to Never Ask for a Raise

Career Realism

There are five times you never want to ask for a raise. Let us explain why the timing might be right or you, but wrong for your boss. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Climbing the Ladder advice career expert job promotion webinar

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How To Date Your Way to a Job


Find your perfect job/perfect love with these job and spouse hunting tips. This is a guest post by Yehoshua Paul. If you’d also like to guest post here on JobMob, follow these guest post guidelines. Have you ever wondered why it is so difficult to find the perfect job?

Sharing and Honoring My 9/11 Story

Career Solvers

After 9/11 I took the subway down to lower Manhattan because it was something I felt I needed to do.

Employee Engagement: A New Buzz on Engaged Branding Through Community Co-creation

David Zinger

Employee Engagement: Honeybees offer a new handle for Starbucks.