5 Tips for Landing an Interview with an Online Job Application

Career Alley

Today’s job search is almost entirely Internet based. Whether it be LinkedIn or applying for a job on a job search board, it has become increasingly easier to apply for a job. You can apply for 20 jobs in the time it used to take to apply for 1 or 2 jobs. This is, of […]. Job Search Plan Interviews Job Search Boards

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The 17 Worst Sales Email Writing Mistakes

Professional Resume Services

You never get a second chance to make a good first impression. And when that first impression is made via email, it’s even harder to come off the way you want to.

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Elevate Your Executive Resume From Bland to BRAND

Executive Career Brand

So many executive job seekers let ho-hum passive verbs describe their sometimes extraordinary accomplishments. They use wimpy verbs like “Responsible for” and “Managed” in their LinkedIn profiles and executive resumes.

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Why I Believe Your LinkedIn Profile May Now Be More Valuable Than Your Resume

Career Trend

While once a junior-player in career communications, your LinkedIn profile now reigns supreme in job search. The post Why I Believe Your LinkedIn Profile May Now Be More Valuable Than Your Resume appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

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Chocolates For Life And Advice On Writing

Ms. Career Girl

The post Chocolates For Life And Advice On Writing appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. If someone promised me endless boxes of chocolate for life to give advice on how to become a published writer in only four short words, I would say this: Read. Write. Repeat.

2017 242

Creating Agile HR, Part 4: Agile Sourcing

Hiring Technical People

Sourcing, how and where you recruit possible candidates is a great way to use small, safe-to-fail experiments. That’s because the recruiting landscape continues to change. A little history: in the past, we read newspapers—on paper!

Essential Power Tips For Parents Going Back To Work After Maternity Leave

Competitive Resumes

Leaving your little one at home is stressful enough without considering how the dynamics of your job may have changed while you were away on maternity leave. There are some things that you may experience or obstacles you may face, but being forewarned is the same as being forearmed.

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Mother’s Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“God could not be everywhere and. therefore he invented mothers.”. – Jewish Saying. To every mother, grandmother, and great grand-mother out there, THANKS. Today is Your Day. It’s even named after you.

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Resumes need action language. This is how to get it.

Cube Rules

Writing resumes can be tough. There are so many rules. Most of the rules don’t mean much. But this one does: Use action verbs to describe your work. Most of the time, people put their job responsibilities on their resume.

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6 Alternatives to Job Search Boards

Career Alley

Without a doubt, job search boards are the number one tool that people use for their job search. Career advice Job Search Boards Social Media

2017 324

Change Your Career – Change Your Life

Career Alley

Not all of us wind up where we had planned at the beginning of our careers. And, if you are reading this article, then you are probably contemplating your next move or hoping to land a job if you are out of work. Career change Career Change Job Search

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Addressing Employment Gaps

Professional Resume Services

Has it been a while since you last worked? Here’s how you can ease and explain the gap to prospective employers. Considering the current state of the employment world, it’s commonplace for people to have employment gaps. However, a gap of a few months is much different than gaps of a few years.

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15 Common Job Interview Questions and How to Best Answer Them

Executive Career Brand

An Executive Recruiter’s Advice on Answering 15 Common Job Interview Questions. If you’re job-hunting and job interviews are looming, you’ve probably done some research on what kinds of questions you’ll be asked.

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Top 11 Behavioral Interview Questions

Career Trend

Behavioral interviewing remains popular because the answers, if articulated well, will convince the employer that the job seeker is a fit – or not – for an open opportunity. The post Top 11 Behavioral Interview Questions appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

Hey, Lady. You’re not Forgotten: the Importance of You

Ms. Career Girl

The post Hey, Lady. You’re not Forgotten: the Importance of You appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Do you know the safety drill of air stewards, “Put your mask on before assisting others”? When it comes to taking care of everyone else, have you forgotten about you?

2017 242

Skills Gap? No, Wage Gap

Hiring Technical People

I keep hearing about the “Skills gap.” ” There is no skills gap. There is a gap between what employers want to pay and what people are willing to work for. I read an article this morning that prompted this post: Talk of a skills gap in the labor market is ‘an incredible cop out’ Let me phrase this a little more elegantly: There is a gap of cheap and skilled labor. . If you are willing to pay for training, there are many people who would gladly work for you.

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How Will You Stand Out at Your Next Job Fair? Use a Handbill

Competitive Resumes

Everyone usually has one goal attending a networking event or a job fair: To meet the right person to get the next step. So, use a handbill! In this episode, I discuss with Jessica Dillard, the founder of Dillard and Associates an old school solution to a current problem.

4 Ways To Find Work That Feels Like You

Career Shifters

You want to do work that fits your personality. But what if you've spent so long in a job you hate, you've lost touch with who you are? Natasha shares four starting points to getting paid to be yourself

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Juggling a Job Search While Currently Working

Career Alley

There are more jobs and more people looking, which means now may be a good time to search for that next step in your career. If you have a job now but still welcome a change, consider these tips on searching for work while employed. Career advice Job Search LinkedIn

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How To Be Impressive Before, During and After Your Interview

Career Alley

Arguably the only thing more exhausting than working a full time job is the process of trying to land one. If you've been through the process, you know that the job hunt proves to be tiresome and sometimes self-defeating (with just a splash of the overwhelming urge to give up). We hear your frustrations, and more important, we’re here to share the steps that can help. Interviews Impress Interview Tips

2017 305

12 Ways to Keep Yourself Happy at Work


Your mood can drastically affect the quality of your work. You always work better and time passes faster when you’re having fun. Imagine how great it would be to stay happy at work.

2017 247

Step Out of Your Comfort Zone and Step up to the World of Public Speaking

Career Alley

There are few things more terrifying to people than public speaking. The mere thought of having to speak to a group of people is like having a slow-motion nightmare. You are desperate for it to end, but time seems to stand still. Career Opportunities Public Speaking

2017 305

Try These Unique Networking Methods!

Professional Resume Services

Proper LinkedIn profile development is just one great networking technique! Here are more. When it comes to networking, you don’t always have to step completely out of your shell to meet new people.

2017 208

How Your Social Media Use Can Sabotage Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

How you use social media and your online presence in general matter in executive job search. Hiring decision makers and executive recruiters are “social recruiting” They use social media platforms to identify potential candidates and find information about them.

Lower Quality Resumes Are Loud, With a Bumpy Ride

Career Trend

My husband and I are avid boaters who live on a lake. Our fleet of boats over the past 11 years has included three sailboats and a Four Winns power boat we dubbed Pilar, an homage to Ernest Hemingway. We currently are in transition, having sold Pilar as we prepare to invest in our next […].

2017 187

So You Want To Write A Book in 2017?

Ms. Career Girl

The post So You Want To Write A Book in 2017? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Want to write a book this year? Don’t know where to start? Get a journal. Right now. Out ya go. Buy a pretty, interesting, edgy, funny, odd journal and start writing.

2017 242

Creating Agile HR, Part 3: Possible Agile Hiring Metrics

Hiring Technical People

One of the problems with agile hiring is this: what data do you collect? Let me digress for a bit and talk about cycle time and lead time. This image explains cycle time and lead time for a cross-functional team.

2017 200

What to Do When Your Job Search Efforts Don’t Work

Competitive Resumes

Today’s job search requires you to keep both hands on the wheel. Any passive approach to finding opportunities fail. It doesn’t work. You must remain engaged throughout your career or face significant challenges shifting gears.

2017 212

How To Move Into A New Career Without Starting From The Bottom

Career Shifters

You've put so much time and effort into your career so far. You're respected, you know what you do inside and out – you'd hate to have to start from scratch again. Natasha shares how becoming an 'insider' can help you bypass the bottom of the ladder and be taken seriously in your new industry

2017 267

6 Tips for Writing an Effective Resume

Career Alley

Need help writing your resume or CV? Your resume is your most important job search tool and it can be quite difficult to write if this is the first time you've created your resume. Resumes CVs

2017 301

6 Ways to Increase Your Energy at Work

Career Alley

Let's face it, we've all faced that post-lunch drowsiness where we struggle to stay awake at work. Or maybe your overall energy level is less than your coworkers and you think it may hold you back. Career advice Energy goals

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Salary Negotiation – Your Bottom Line

Career Alley

There are not too many people who think they are overpaid. Human nature is to think you worth more than you are being paid (and maybe you are). Salaries negoitiate your job offer Salary

Career Change – Check Out These Interesting Jobs

Career Alley

If you're stuck in a rut and contemplating a career change, it might be a good idea to look at what else is out there. The deeper you go into the search for gainful employment, the more likely you're bound to run into some odd jobs. Career change Career Alternatives Hot Jobs

2017 293

Should Your Resume Be Mobile Friendly?

Professional Resume Services

A mobile-optimized resume may be the best executive resume format! Here’s why. You may be under the impression that executive resumes are outdated thanks to the rise of networking and social media. However, a well-crafted resume can be just as effective.

2017 207

Do Cover Letters Really Matter in Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

Opinions vary on whether or not cover letters are even read – or needed – in job search. Although it’s true that some people won’t even look at them, they probably will notice if you DON’T include one.

Career Changer: What to do when you doubt your ideas + grapple with fear

Career Trend

The idea of a slimmer, more toned body spurs me to try on new habits and behaviors. I: start a new exercise routine; become more resourceful in food prep; actively resist temptation, replacing unhealthy snacks with a sumptuous book or by engaging in a body-fueling, light-hearted activity.

2017 187

6 Ways To Overcome The Fear of Public Speaking

Ms. Career Girl

If you struggle in any way at all with public speaking, statistics show that you are not alone. Over 74% of people suffer from some kind of speech anxiety. And yet, speaking in public is part of what is required in the corporate world and a necessary skill if you are to go further in your career.

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