Sat.Sep 17, 2011 - Fri.Sep 23, 2011

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7 Secrets to Get a Job Using Social Media – do you know them?

Resume Bear

Tooth Fairy, Santa Clause, The Baby Stalk and mailing resumes to HR. As an older worker do you ever feel that all the good fantasies are dead? What do you think?:(Editor’s Editor’s Note).

“If I resign will I still get my retirement money I put in?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question : If I resign will I still get my retirement money I put in? Terry. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Answer : Dear Terry: . With very few exceptions, money you have contributed to your retirement remains yours, no matter what. An employee who contributes money to an employer-sponsored retirement plan should never lose those monies, due to resignation or any other reason.

2011 59

Making a Fresh Start in Your Current Job

Jobacle

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit. Aristotle. When we start a new job we are often filled with good intentions; we might promise ourselves that we will get to work in plenty of time, really give 100% and make the best of the role we are in.

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Job Seeker Creates Incredible QR Code Video Resume

Corn on the Job

The creativity of job seekers continues to surprise, impress, and inspire me.

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13 Illegal and Legal Interview Questions:

Resume Bear

Age Inappropriate: How old are you? What year were you born? When did you graduate from high school? Appropriate: Before hiring, asking if you are over the minimum age for the hours or working conditions.

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Office Etiquette: Do You Know the Basics?

Career Realism

Most of us likely have mastered table manners by now (or at least know not to talk with a full mouth). But what about office etiquette? To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Climbing the Ladder advice career etiquette job office promotion Workplace Advice

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Did My Resume End up in the Black Hole?

Resume Bear

Whatever Happened to my Resume? Can [link] Help Me? Astronomers define a black hole as a region of space from which nothing, including light, can escape. I have often heard job seekers refer to the application process as a “black hole where resumes go, never to be heard from again”.

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Unmissable eBook: 125 Twitter Job Search Tips

Position Ignition

Twitter is a growing phenomenon and is being increasingly used in job hunting, recruiting and in professional networking. It is one of the major social media platforms which if used effectively, can be used to boost your job search significantly.

Thanks for Attending Ms. Career Girl Connect!

Ms. Career Girl

Thanks to everyone who came out to Ms. Career Girl Connect last night! It was a big success and a LOT of fun! I’ll post event pictures taken by our fabulous photographer, Joy Turner, very soon!

Write a Resume that Helps You Land Your First Job

Career Realism

Your resume helps you land your first job by presenting you at your best to hiring managers who are looking for someone with your skills. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Resume & Cover Letter advice blog expert job resume search

2011 41

Why Your Mother Should Not Read Your Resume

Resume Bear

You are job hunting for the first time, you’re looking while in another position or you have been laid off and need to find work sooner rather than later. If your resume needs the once over, who do you turn to?

2011 58

Career Ruin: Homeschooling

Penelope Trunk

When people tell me they want to stay home with their kids and they can’t afford it, I want to yell at them about how when I was trying to write freelance and take care of the kids I had a babysitter refuse to come to the house because we had no food in the house.

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10 Tips to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile for Business

Jobacle

There have been several financial recessions in the last century or so. Some of these were localized to specific countries or areas of the world. Or others, like the current one, were far more global in nature.

4 Tips for Giving Your Entry-level Resume Veteran Appeal

Career Realism

The key to entry-level resume success is to boost your current qualifications—even if you’re on a low rung of the corporate ladder. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Resume & Cover Letter advice blog career expert job resume search tip

13 Illegal and Legal Interview Questions:

Resume Bear

Age Inappropriate: How old are you? What year were you born? When did you graduate from high school? Appropriate: Before hiring, asking if you are over the minimum age for the hours or working conditions.

Are “Years of Experience” Requirements Fair to Younger Workers?

Evil HR Lady

Dear Evil HR Lady, I’m about six years into my IT career and like any business person I am always keeping my eye on the market. I’ve noticed a trend where employers post minimum experience requirements, which is not unusual. However the requirements are a bit overstated. For example, a former employer has posted a minimum requirement of eight years experience for the position I held and excelled at for several years (with only two years experience when I started).

Making Sure You Have Strong Cover Letters and Email Messages

Professional Resume Services

You know how you always hear, “Typically, recruiters and HR managers look over a cover letter in less than a minute to determine if you’re a strong candidate?” ” Well, I’m here to tell you that it’s TRUE. Your cover letter must prove to readers that you are a viable choice for the position, and

5 Benefits of Networking Virtually

Career Realism

Here are five benefits of networking virtually. Most of my network growing was accomplished in the virtual, online web space and community. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Networking advice career expert job networking search

Top 25 Must-Have iPhone Apps for Your Job Search

Career Rocketeer

In today’s ever-challenging job market, job seekers must be on the hunt for new opportunities 24/7 to maintain a competitive advantage over other top job candidates.

Promising 2011 Careers that Match Your Personality

Career Key

This practical, promising 2011 careers list from career guidance leader Career Key shows you how to match your personality to livingwage (or better) careers that make sense in today’s economy.

2011 28

What Makes a Good Executive MBA Course?

Position Ignition

In our recent post on executive MBAs, we said not all EMBAs are equal. Just as with any type of degree, the courses that various business schools offer vary wildly in terms of quality, value and usefulness.

How to Write a Great Resume Headline

Blue Sky Resumes

Many people struggle with how to start their resume. Should you write an objective statement describing the type of position you seek? Or should you just launch right into your career history, figuring that’s what employers most want to see? The answer is neither.

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Are Your Professional Relationships Powerful or Painful?

Career Realism

In the workplace, relationships can be a key factor for professional success but there are a lot of painful professional relationships out there. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Networking advice career job networking professional relationship search

10 Ways To Brand Yourself As A Desperate Job Seeker

reCareered

Are you giving others the impression that you’re in job search desperation? Appearing as though you are desperate for a job (especially if you really are desperate) is a sure way to turn off most employers and recruiters. Hiring managers, (Continued at [link]. reCareered Blog

Announcing: Upcoming Release of All-New The Personal Excellence Book!! (and How To Get 15% Off)

Personal Excellence Blog

Hey everyone! Some of you may have noticed that there haven’t been any updates in the past few weeks. That’s because I’ve been very busy working on the release of the all-new The Personal Excellence Book, Volumes 1 and 2! What is The Personal Excellence Book?

2011 23

The Winners of The 5th Annual JobMob Guest Blogging Contest

JobMob

After the biggest edition of the contest in 5 years, it’s time to announce the winners of over $5000 in prizes. Here we go… Contest statistics.

2012 21

Improve Your Work Instant Messaging Skills

Career Realism

Instant messaging at work is a powerful communication tool with big pluses and possible minuses. This blog post explains how to improve your skills. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Climbing the Ladder advice career expert instant messaging job Workplace Advice

8 Signs That You Suck At Job Search

reCareered

It's frustrating to realize you suck at something. but most of you suck at job search. It's especially frustrating when you're really good at your job, but because you suck at job search, you're having trouble finding a new job. Here are 8 signs. Continued at [link]. Featured Job Search Strategy reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment hiring interview Job job search Planning Resume

2011 21

How to Be Diplomatic

Water Cooler Wisdom

Diplomacy is not just for world leaders and college-level debate teams.    If you work with other human beings, you need this skill today.    The hallmark of the diplomatic person is assertiveness, or readily expressing your views while respecting the opinions and dignity of others.    Diplomatic people recognize that they are most likely to get their own needs met if they can communicate their goals without evoking hostility in the other party. 

Happy Fall! Shifting Gears at Work for Autumn

Jobacle

I slept in till 9:30 a.m. this morning. I hate doing that because it perpetuates the myth that we who work at home are slouches. Normally, I get up around 7:15 and hit my desk by 8-ish. But the thermometer said 46 degrees and I wasn’t going to move out of that bed. Welcome to fall!

2011 28

Is Employment Branding Bullshit?

Blogging4jobs

You may have noticed a recurring theme this week on Bonus Track. It’s part of life. While I have been working for many years, I have been living a lot longer and it is through that living, that I have waged a war against complacency and stagnation.

Your Next Job Depends On What Google Says About You – Are You Prepared?

reCareered

Are you prepared that Google might determine if you get your next job? Learn how Google and social media make a huge impact on weather you get a job. or it goes to someone else. Continued at [link]. Featured reCareered Blog social branding career career change career coach facebook google Job job search linkedin online reputation management Planning research twitter

What To Do When Your Boss Hates You

Evil HR Lady

Dear Evil HR Lady, I don’t think I’ve seen this topic covered since I started subscribing to you. I’m curious what should I do when I realize that my manager is trying to use old information, and solicit my co-workers’ opinions about me to use it against me? Luckily, I’ve done my job well, and have earned awards for my office. On top of that, my coworkers are fair and all expressed that while we all run into disagreement, they all know that I am a good worker and do my job right.

You Are Kind of a Big Deal

Career Alley

“ You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take. ” – Wayne Gretzky. Author Byline: Jessica has a true passion for the job seeker, evidenced by her desire to share everything she can with everyone she can about resume writing and interviewing. Author Website: [link]. “I’m I’m kind of a big deal.” When Ron Burgundy uttered this famous line in Anchorman, everyone in America laughed and started throwing this phrase around.