Use the Force, Luke: Star Wars Meets Myers Briggs

Workology

On the heels of the new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens I thought it would be appropriate to consider what Myers Briggs personality type of MBTI, you are if you were one of your favorite characters in Star Wars. WHAT IS THE MYERS-BRIGGS TYPE INDICATOR?

Personality Type Confidence Boost - Career Tips Blog

Career Tips Blog

Personality Type Confidence Boost The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) is a personality assessment. We love the Myers-Briggs Personality Indicator (MBTI) for getting at personality types. Career Tips Blog Short and Sweet to Help You Compete!

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4 Keys to Changing Career in Midlife

Career Alley

Every year the Department of Labor and the Bureau of Labor Statistics creates a useful compendium of working conditions, potential earnings, educational requirements, and job outlooks for various careers. Before embarking on any sudden midlife career changes, it may prove beneficial to take the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Strong Interest Inventory or another career inventory. The Myers-Briggs helps people discern how they take in information (i.e.,

Career News Roundup August 12, 2017

Competitive Resumes

Reference these articles to help you navigate some of the snags and snares: About that job interview… How To Prepare For 6 Different Types Of Job Interviews. There is no question the needed preparation for interviews is a critical part of your job search.

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Are Assessments Good For Your Career?

Career Realism

Myers-Briggs And Other “Style” Assessments. While I’ve always been sensitive to articles criticizing testing, I was recently piqued by an article challenging the Myers-Briggs (MBTI) assessment on three points: Low reliability, particularly “test-retest” reliability.

Are Assessments Good For Your Career?

Career Realism

Myers-Briggs And Other “Style” Assessments. While I’ve always been sensitive to articles criticizing testing, I was recently piqued by an article challenging the Myers-Briggs (MBTI) assessment on three points: Low reliability, particularly “test-retest” reliability.

short answer Saturday: another job search edition — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager short answer Saturday: another job search edition January 29, 2011 We did a job search edition of short answer Saturday last week , but the questions keep piling up so here’s another one. which job should I take?

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will looking like a teenager harm my job search?

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager will looking like a teenager harm my job search? Posted in job searching A reader writes: Okay, I know looks matter, but how much does it really matter? It didn’t stop me from getting hired or from doing my job well.

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You are the Brand: Secrets to Professional Branding

Careers Done Write

Below are some things that will allow you to begin to establish a professional brand and help you in creating your career roadmap and job advancement strategy. Dear Readers, In conjunction with Job Search Digest, we will be conducting a webinar on February 8, 2011 at 1 PM ET.

short answer Saturday: job search edition — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager short answer Saturday: job search edition January 22, 2011 It’s short answer Saturday: six short answers to six short questions. Is it better to respond to a job ad immediately or wait a few days? which job should I take?

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7 Steps to Achieving Your Career Goals

Career Alley

Stuff happens along the way and we lose focus, get stuck in a dead-end job or can’t seem to find the right opportunities. What have you accomplished in your career and your job(s)? These should be people who have something in common with you in terms of your career or job.

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Secrets to personal branding for professionals

Careers Done Write

Below are some things that will allow you to begin to establish a professional brand and help you in creating your career roadmap and job advancement strategy. Dear Readers, In conjunction with Job Search Digest, we will be conducting a webinar on February 8, 2011 at 1 PM ET.

4 Keys to Perfecting Your Interviewing Skills

Corn on the Job

Kaitlin is passionate about career development and is particularly knowledgeable about the job search, social networking, personal branding and interview preparation. One of the best parts of my job is helping students and alumni prepare for interviews.

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Why You Should Hire For Personality, Not Just Experience

Career Realism

Below you’ll find just a few of the reasons why personality is just as important as skills and experience in a job interview. Apart from a few insignificant niggles, everything with your job and workplace is satisfactory. Why You Should Hire For Personality, Not Just Experience.

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Networking Your Way Into The New Year

Career Realism

Many job seekers mistakenly believe that because corporations and organizations are closing their headquarters for the holidays, they are suspending their search for candidates for jobs they posted a month ago. What does that mean for you if you are on the lookout for a new job?

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Networking Your Way Into The New Year

Career Realism

Many job seekers mistakenly believe that because corporations and organizations are closing their headquarters for the holidays, they are suspending their search for candidates for jobs they posted a month ago. What does that mean for you if you are on the lookout for a new job?

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Introvert Versus Extrovert Careers

Career Realism

And it’s likely a lot of people are out there in jobs that are unsuitable for their natural inclinations toward extroversion or introversion. ”. In the context of career search, I believe that everyone should be aware of their strengths, their interests, and their personality.

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Recruitment Profiling: The Hogwarts Way

The Undercover Recruiter

However, there are numerous tests and tools out there, such as the Morrisby Tests or the Myers-Brigg profiling tools , that assume just that. (Warning: to anyone who has never read or watched the Harry Potter series, this post may not make much sense. Go and have a biscuit instead.).

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5 Career Questions To Ask Yourself Daily

Career Realism

You spend at least a third of your 24-hour day working, so it would be to your benefit to make sure you are working in a job or career that you enjoy, don’t you think? You might want to consider that before taking a job with that type of organization. 5 Job Search Time Wasters To Avoid.

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MBTI To Get Unstuck

Career Tips Blog

The power of the MBTI ® , specifically, is in its ability to assist in focusing you on language and key ideas to help you target your job search, prepare your resumes, and ace the interview. Share/Bookmark Tagged with: MBTI • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator • personality assessment Filed under: Career Assessment Like this post? Career Tips Blog Short and Sweet to Help You Compete!

‘Career Rehab’ Countdown: Workplace Rehab

Career Realism

As part of our countdown to the launch of our new show Career Rehab , we have put together a series of posts that focus on common career and job search problems. I really love my job, but I don’t know if I can work with them. “How can you love a job and not like working with your colleagues? Sounds like you need to adjust your attitude, become more open-minded, and start searching for common ground with them. Or look for a new job.”

6 Ways To Figure Out What You Want In A Job

Career Realism

One of the most common questions I hear from job seekers and career changers is how to figure out what they want to do next. Sooner or later, most of us need a little help to clarify our job options and redirect our long-term career plans. 9 Ways To Be Happy In Job You Don’t Like.

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I will totally get you a job. — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager I will totally get you a job. I hope so, because I really liked this letter: I was laid off in June and have floundered job search-wise since. I have no doubt that applying your advice is what got me the job. job searching?

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referring a friend for a job? not so fast… — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager referring a friend for a job? not so fast… January 3, 2011 A job opens up at your company. You have a friend who’s job-searching. Yay, get your friend a job and get to work with someone you like! Referring a friend for a job can have consequences that people often don’t take the time to think about, whether they ultimately get an offer or not. You have a friend who’s job-searching.

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8 things you should know about job references

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 8 things you should know about job references February 14, 2011 If you’re job-searching, at some point you’re going to be asked for references … and if you’re like a lot of people, you’re going to hand them over without giving much thought to what will happen next. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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listen to me on Minnesota Public Radio — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager listen to me on Minnesota Public Radio January 7, 2011 The wonderful Alexandra Levit and I were guests on Minnesota Public Radio this morning, talking about job search strategies in a tight job market. Posted in me The wonderful Alexandra Levit and I were guests on Minnesota Public Radio this morning, talking about job search strategies in a tight job market. Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

do what you say you're going to do

Ask A Manager

3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? things that arent good ideas #78 my company does secret performance reviews that were not allowed to see should you include a short-term job on your resume? is this job going to be a nightmare?

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I will review your resume this week

Ask A Manager

For those of you who’d rather not spend the cash, a lower-price alternative is to buy my ebook, How to Get a Job: Secrets of a Hiring Manager , where you’ll find lots of resume advice — just not customized to your particular resume. Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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book review, other people's families, and mango sticky - — Ask a.

Ask A Manager

3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? things that arent good ideas #78 my company does secret performance reviews that were not allowed to see should you include a short-term job on your resume? is this job going to be a nightmare?

how to tackle your budget process when you're “not a math person”

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–OP Reply scott m April 1, 2011 at 4:02 pm This is why I will NEVER take a job in management. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair? which job should I take?

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does company's silence mean I didn't get the job? — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager does company’s silence mean I didn’t get the job? January 6, 2011 A reader writes: I recently interviewed for a job, and didn’t get it. The fact that the job was posted after your interview may or may not mean anything.

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something cool and free for you

Ask A Manager

Going through the sign-up form it asks for ‘Company Name’ & ‘Job Title’… ugh Any ideas? :) Reply Ask a Manager February 15, 2011 at 9:05 pm Absolutely it applies to you as well! Job title is not a required field. do I have to be perfect to get a job?

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1000th blog post (an excuse for an orgy of self-indulgence)

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I read this blog religiously! :) Reply Cancel reply Leave a Comment { 1 trackback } Tweets that mention 1,000th blog post (an excuse for an orgy of self-indulgence) — Ask a Manager -- Topsy.com Previous post: how can I avoid jobs that expect 70-hour work weeks? which job should I take?

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Valentine's Day round-up

Ask A Manager

how can I convince my husband I can’t accept a job offer on his behalf? when your ex is a coworker — and a silly one (and the later update ) entry-level job search with boyfriend recruiter I met at career expo asked me on a date — what do I do? job searching?

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Get an Ask a Manager mug … or mousepad!

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Ask a Manager -- Topsy.com Previous post: my boss’s boss never talks to me but makes decisions that impact me Next post: do I have to be perfect to get a job? 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? which job should I take?

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am I wasting this recruiter's time? — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

January 21, 2011 A reader writes: Is it unprofessional to talk to a recruiter at another company even if you have no immediate plans to leave your current job? The job sounds like it might be more interesting than my current position. Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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resume review offer ends at midnight tonight

Ask A Manager

And I hope people who get theirs looked at this time around can come back with a story that it helped them get the interview and/or the job! 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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want your resume reviewed by an expert (free)?

Ask A Manager

Ask a Manager -- Topsy.com Previous post: short answer Sunday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions Next post: will looking like a teenager harm my job search? 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? which job should I take?

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the roots of Ask a Manager… — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

In January 2007 — before Ask a Manager existed — I was feeling antsy about the many ways in which I was seeing job candidates torpedoing their own chances. Posted in job searching Just came across this and thought you guys might find it interesting. job searching?

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don't send poetry as your writing sample, and other suggestions.

Ask A Manager

Don’t tell me when I call for our phone interview (again, pre-scheduled) that you haven’t looked at the job description since you applied and thus can’t remember much about the job. Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair? which job should I take?

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a few housekeeping notes, and a holiday present to you — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

As a fabulous holiday hurrah, I’m offering you 40% off my e-book, How to Get a Job: Secrets of a Hiring Manager. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair? job searching?

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how to fire an employee with a bad attitude — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager how to fire an employee with a bad attitude January 3, 2011 A reader writes: I have an employee who has been doing her job OK but has a bad attitude and is dragging everyone down. But you really have to — it’s part of the job.

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things that aren't good ideas #78

Ask A Manager

But, I just put up a new job posting last night, and I underlined twice that I wouldn’t consider any resume without a cover letter. I’m just surprised they saw the job on a web site in the first place. It’s amazing how much bad advice is out there for job seekers.

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