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Lessons from the Van Cliburn Winners

Learning Voyager

Here We Are. Now What? Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." ~ Mark Twain About Me Terrence Seamon Facilitator, blogger, and transitionist, Terry is engaged, learning, and changing.

Survey Shows Marginal Rise in Salary Increases in 2012

Resume Bear

percent); Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Detroit and San Diego (3.4 A new survey by Aon Hewitt reveals that salaries for U.S. workers continue to rise incrementally as concerns remain about the stability of the global economy.

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Who are the 10 Most Connected People on LinkedIn?

Resume Bear

Dallas/Fort Worth Area. In honor of LinkedIn passing the 100 Million member mark this week, I thought I’d introduce you to the 10 most connected people on LinkedIn. Each of these members has at least 30,000 first-level connections. Ron’s got the most with more than 43K! Ron Bates. Managing Principal, Executive Advantage Group, Inc. San Francisco Bay Area. Staffing and Recruiting. Member #141450. Kenneth Warner Weinberg. Contract Sourcer / Recruiter.

How To Dress For Business Casual

Professional Resume Services

These can be mixed up with several shirts to get a week’s worth of outfits that will be acceptable anywhere. Cowboy boots in Fort Worth, Texas are part of a formal outfit, but not in Philadelphia.

Brian Williams and Others Who Damage Their Careers by Lying

Career Solvers

He handed in his resignation after the Fort Worth Star-Telegram broke the story. NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams has been suspended without pay following news that he misrepresented his account of an Iraq War mission in 2003.

“Stranded and abandoned on overseas assignment. What to do?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Fort Worth, Texas and Asia. Question: Hi, Alan. After 31+ years with a Fortune 500 company as a Vice President, I have just received notice of my job elimination. The severance package offered is one year. However, I have spent the last 2-1/2 years living overseas in Asia, during which time I received my formal Vice President title, about one year ago. At that time I received a letter stating that the “intent” of my assignment was to be for four years.

A Working Mom Leans In and Steps Up

Blogging4jobs

Over the last two weeks, I’ve been in Fort Worth, San Francisco and NYC. As a single mom of twin 15-year-old boys, I’m fairly adept at juggling business meetings, but this has been the most intense travel schedule in the last three years.

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Blogging4jobs

PennyMac Financial Services pledges 600 jobs in Fort Worth, Texas: The mortgage lender will receive a $180,000, 10-year tax incentive from the city of Ft. Worth if it fills the job target by 2015. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGoodNews.biz.

Guides From Experts: 25 Ways to Land a Job

Resume Bear

Ordinarily the blog posts at Job Mob are worth the read from the regular blogger, but guest blogger Claudio Nader steps in to show how to make a cool Facebook resume that will look professionally done. Get both your time and money’s worth by checking out Jeff Lipschutz’s blog.

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Running Towards My Journey to the Impossible

Ms. Career Girl

I remember back in grade school, our teachers encouraged all of us to sign up for the Fort Worth Cowtown 5K, a huge, local running event that everyone and their mother signed up for. Growing up, I was overweight and very unhealthy.

Cuz KD Said So: Hiring A Jock Is Always The Smart Way to Go.

HR Capitalist

I got into an argument with someone who was hating on jock hires this morning in Fort Worth and had to break ''em off a little something. This post first appeared at Fistful of Talent last year.

Revisiting 13 Guidelines for Employee Engagement Programs

David Zinger

Ms Julie Carter, a student at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, TX, asked an excellent question: One question I have is about how a company would go about implementing an employee engagement program. A very popular post on employee engagement programs.

15 Air Fare Hacks That WILL Save You Money

Ms. Career Girl

If you can be flexible, it’s worth checking prices on different days and at different times to see if you can cut the cost further. Even if you don’t have a travel-friendly credit card, it still might be worth it to pay the fees just to pay in pesos.

Top 50 LinkedIn Subgroups for Job Seekers and Recruiters

JobMob

Dallas – Fort Worth Job & Career Network – 6,723 members – a subgroup of Job & Career Network. More popular spots where job seekers and recruiters are meeting up on LinkedIn. Not sure how or why to use LinkedIn Groups on your job search? Then read this first: Everything You Need to Know About Finding Jobs with LinkedIn Groups ). LinkedIn lets you join a maximum of 50 groups.

The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

In this report: 13,820 Hidden Jobs revealed ( 2,880+ Hidden Jobs in U.S.A. 10,940+ Hidden International Jobs ). If a company announces that they are planning to hire hundreds of people, why wait for the roles to hit the want-ads?

“Stranded and abandoned on overseas assignment. What to do?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Fort Worth, Texas and Asia. Question: Hi, Alan. After 31+ years with a Fortune 500 company as a Vice President, I have just received notice of my job elimination. The severance package offered is one year. However, I have spent the last 2-1/2 years living overseas in Asia, during which time I received my formal Vice President title, about one year ago. At that time I received a letter stating that the “intent” of my assignment was to be for four years.

The Inside Story on Working With Executive Recruiters

Executive Career Brand

Meg Guiseppi, C-level Executive Job Search Coach — Resume, Biography, Branding, Online Identity & ROI Value Communications Blog Home Intro Personal Branding 360 Reach Personal Brand Assessment Why hire a Reach Certified Personal Branding Strategist?