Sat.Jan 28, 2012 - Fri.Feb 03, 2012

50 Hottest Twitter Hashtags for Job Seekers

Resume Bear

Twitter is like a window into the soul of America. It shows us faster and more accurately what is on our collective minds than any other medium currently in use.

How Google+ Can Supplement Your Job Hunt

Career Copilot

How Google+ Can Supplement Your Job Hunt With Google+ on track to reach 400 million users by the end of 2012, it’s time to get on the bandwagon. However, I am not urging you to join for the sake of having another Facebook to keep up. No, I advise you get involved with Google+ as a means to present your best assets [.] Career CoPilot - It's your Career - Don't Fly Solo. Career Development job hunting

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Forget About Your CV and Start Networking Now!

Position Ignition

Recently, Simon North , Founder of Position Ignition wrote an article for Jobsite.co.uk , one of the largest job websites in the UK.

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4 Non-Scheming Steps to Help Advance Your Career

Cube Rules

photo credit: phill.d. When searching for the best ways to advance in your current job, you’re likely to come across plenty of books and articles that advocate scheming and shortcuts to make it to the top more quickly.

5 Tips from a LinkedIn Jedi

Resume Bear

The man who wrote the book on LinkedIn shares his secrets to becoming an expert social networker. David Gowel has made many career transitions: from civilian to military, from military to academic, and finally from academic to entrepreneurship.

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Are You a Geek or Nerd?

Resume Bear

In the ongoing battle between geek and nerd, one must take sides. But how can this be done without a solid argument for both persona’s? It’s time to lay all the cards on the table to determine which is better and answer the question some fear to know: Are you a geek or a nerd?

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5 Pointers to Avoid a “Groundhog Day” Career

The Job Quest

Today, February 2, is Groundhog Day. The legend says that if a groundhog pops out of his hole and sees his shadow on this day, there will be six more weeks of winter; if he doesn’t, spring is around the corner. Folks here in the Midwest wait to see what Jimmy the Groundhog will predict.

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Why Emotional Decisions Aren’t Always Bad

Career Realism

I, like the rest of the world, have been trained to believe emotional decisions almost always lead to disaster. That's not always the case. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Climbing the Ladder advice career emotional expert

Why You May Not Be Getting Any Interviews

Professional Resume Services

If you are not getting calls for interviews, you may need to review the documents and information employers are receiving from you. Those things are what employers are basing their decisions upon regarding which candidates they will hire. Usually, if you are not getting interviews, there are red flags deterring employers from considering you. These

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5 Things to Leave Off Your Resume

Resume Bear

Despite LinkedIn, Facebook and other new job hunting forums, at some point in the application process you’ll be asked for a resume or CV (Curriculum Vitae: a summary of your academic and professional history). A good resume can still help you get that all-important interview for an open position.

Your Professionally Written Resume is Tax Deductible

Resume to Referral

Gearing up to file your tax returns? So are millions of other Americans by seeking out tax preparation services, or the alternative, a tax software. Oddly we go from the cheer of the holidays, landing face first into one of the most stressful times for all of us: tax season. Before filing your tax returns

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The Biggest Mistake You Can Make in a Phone Interview

Career Realism

The number-one way to turn off the hiring manager and ensure you don’t get the job is to conduct your phone interview while driving a car. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Interviewing advice career expert interview job mistake search

Why Companies Still Seek Passive Candidates

The Job Quest

I read a post today entitled “Why Are We So Obsessed With Finding ‘Passive’ Job Candidates?” ” My first thought was, “ Still?

5 ways to make it in a social media world

Resume Bear

(MoneyWatch). The world is full of people trying to tweet, like and link their way to prosperity. Years from now, we’ll all look back at how much time everyone wasted trying to get ahead with social media and think, that was a real “fools rush in” moment.

The Resume’s Evolution

Resume Writing

Nowadays you must craft the advertising of your qualifications as if you were your own company! Smart companies shift tactics based on market opportunity and needs! Are you adjusting your efforts to position yourself as the ideal careerist in today’s ever evolving job search market? Dare to re-shape and revolutionize your job search campaign, beginning with a daring [.]. Resume Writing & Branding

Does Your Resume Read Like an Obituary of Your Career?

Career Realism

To write an effective resume, don’t begin by looking back over your shoulder to see where you have been. Don't write an obituary of your career. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Resume & Cover Letter advice career expert obituary resume

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5 Ways to Become More Disciplined

Water Cooler Wisdom

Self-discipline is the internal drive to make things happen.    Some might argue that it is a trait that you either have or you don’t, but I believe that anyone can increase their self-discipline with a little effort.    Here are some suggestions to implement during your work day. Create a Daily Schedule. One key to self-discipline is to adhere to a strict daily schedule.    Set aside a block of time to accomplish each task, and when that period is up, move on. 

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Should You Blog While Jobseeking?

Resume Bear

According to marketer Mark Schaefer, yes. He lists seven reasons why a blog will help you in your job search. Blogging while job-searching will: Show what you’re made of. In any interview, you normally have to try to convince people that you know what you know. Build a professional network.

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Can Anyone That Old Know Anything?

Hiring Technical People

I was talking with a client recently, who was professing his desire for younger candidates. “Can anyone older than 35 or 40 really know anything?” ” was his concern. I sat there, a little nonplussed. “How old do you think I am?” ” I paused. “No, don’t answer that. Just remember that age is not the issue. You want people who know how to learn and work well with you.

5 Wardrobe Malfunctions Your Interviewer Won’t Tell You About (Women’s Edition!)

Career Realism

Most of my clients are applying to work in professional environments like law firms, so I advise them to wear conservative dress on an interview. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Interviewing advice career expert interview job search wardrobe women

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The Resume’s Evolution: It’s Not Dying, It’s Evolving!

Resume Writing

Nowadays you must craft the advertising of your qualifications as if you were your own company! Smart companies shift tactics based on market opportunities and needs! Are you adjusting your efforts to position yourself as the ideal careerist in today’s ever-evolving job-search market? Dare to re-shape and revolutionize your job-search campaign, beginning with a daring new resume that [.]. Featured Resume Writing & Branding

Top 10 Social Media Blogs: The 2012 Winners!

Resume Bear

Are you looking for some good blogs to read? Look no further! Our third-annual social media blog contest generated nearly 600 nominations (almost twice as many as last year’s contest).

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Jobseekers: How are you making connections?

Write Solution

I found this email in my inbox this morning * : Subject: Please contact me if you would like to be my Job Recruiter. Greetings Recruiters, Sextant by stebulus via flickr. My name is John Doe and I am looking for a Sales Manager/Director position in “Some” County, Idaho.

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8 Steps to Changing Jobs with a Current Employer

Career Realism

If you are planning a job search in preparation for your next career move, remember to start with or at least include your current employer. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Climbing the Ladder Job Search advice career change expert job path search

6 Ways To Get Your Resume Noticed In 15 Seconds

reCareered

It's a well known fact in the recruiting and HR world that hiring managers/HR reps/recruiters spend an average 15 seconds deciding if you make it to the interview pile, or if your resume gets discarded. Here's 6 tips to pass your 15 second screen. Continued at [link]. Featured Resumes reCareered Blog ageism career career change career coach cover letter getting noticed headhunter Job job search keywords Planning pre-screen recruiter Resume resume search optimization social branding solution

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Employee Engagement: 5 Prescriptions for Well Being

David Zinger

Working Well. Part 10 of an 11 part series on how managers can improve employee engagement). Enhance Well-being. We need to create wellbeing inside of work.

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4 Things to Do If You’re Feeling Overwhelmed By Your Job Search

Career Rocketeer

Recently a person began telling me they were seriously overwhelmed by their job search and then they burst into tears. Being overwhelmed by your job search does happen. Little wonder it overwhelms many people, because these days there are a lot of moving parts to it, and made even more complex because of the internet. As [.]. Job Search SEO1

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Did I ‘Overdo it’ at My Interview?

Career Realism

Does this sound like you? During the interviews, I stressed I like to work hard and feel a sense of accomplishment. Did I overdo it?". To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Interviewing advice career expert interview job search tip

[Final Call] Sign Up for 21-Day Fitness Challenge NOW! Over 250 Official Participants and Counting!

Personal Excellence Blog

Note from Celes : You asked it and you got it! Here comes 21-Day Fitness Challenge for Feb 2012! Let’s go guys!! Ready to exercise your butt off in the month of February? Want to lose fat and build muscle? Want to shave inches off your hips, thighs and tummy?

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5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Become a Manager

Jobacle

A wise man named Robert Frost once said, “By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be a boss and work 12 hours a day.”

6 Things You Should Never Say to Your Boss

Water Cooler Wisdom

I get a lot of e-mails from people asking how they can establish better relationships with their managers.    It seems that everyone – from the entry-level college graduate to the seasoned middle manager, has this issue.    To start, I recommend never letting these tempting phrases pass through your lips: It’s not my job. When your manager asks you to do something, she wants you to accommodate her. 

Find a Hobby to Balance Out Your Career

Career Realism

What if you actually worked a balanced schedule and refreshed yourself in the other parts of your life such as fun and recreation (hobby)? To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Choosing a Career Path advice career change expert hobby path

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[Over 65 Participants So Far!] Sign Up for 21-Day Exercising Challenge *FREE* Here! Starts Friday, Feb 3!

Personal Excellence Blog

Note from Celes : You asked it and you got it! Here comes 21-Day Exercising Challenge for Feb 2012! Let’s go guys!! Ready to exercise your butt off in the month of February? Want to lose fat and build muscle? Want to shave inches off your hips, thighs and tummy?

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3 Ways to Stop Hating Your Team.

HR Capitalist

Here's a dirty little secret of basketball everywhere: By the time February rolls around, a lot of basketball coaches don't like being around their teams anymore. I've actually heard it referred to it as "I hate my team", quickly following by "will this season ever end?".