5 Reasons to Unfollow Career Obstructing Social Media Contacts

Competitive Resumes

Guilt by association on social media is a reality. Sometimes, this downgrade is temporary, but other times it’s a deal breaker. Your distracting connections aren’t worth the time. You don’t want to spend time managing your timeline.

Why You Need Social Media In Your Job Search

Career Realism

Most Millennials (those born between 1980 and 2000) and those born post 2000 know that using social media is a given when they embark upon a job search. Using social media is something they do naturally, and they understand the various platforms that are available to them.

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5 Time Management Secrets To Being Stress-Free

Career Realism

None of us can steal a minute here or there to get extra time. In spite of that, many of us fret over time. We complain about the lack of time, and there are many who have written about time. Time is money,” is a famous adage. your time. Create a time budget.

Managing Your Social Media Mullet — Part 1


The mullet began making appearances in the popular media in the 1960s and 1970s but did not catch on with the masses until the early 1980s. I first wrote about “ the social media mullet ” in 2009. Social media is all about interacting and developing relationships.

4 Time Saving Social Media Tips for #HR & #Recruiting


Looking for more social media time saving tips and secrets for HR, Human Capital Consultants, Recruiters and Business Partners? Until recently, I managed my business as me alone blogging, consulting, accounting and social media operating as everything.

5 Ways The Internet Is Killing Us

Ms. Career Girl

What are you working on, how do you promote your business, how do you manage your employees, yourself, your time? No longer are you just a bad employee or manager in the actual workplace, but now you have some jerk reminding you about it 24 hours a day. Social media syndrome.

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Cyber Monday Social Media Specials


Upon purchase, you can take advantage my newest social media training tool for the business professional. Learn how to use Twitter with a series of 25 videos, each 5 minutes in length on how to use and manage the popular social media networking tool.

It’s an Executive Time Management Secret: Getting Work Done in Half the Time


Learning to ruthlessly prioritize is key to winning in this particular time management program. Understand that fixed duties and tasks must be accomplished in half the time , four to five hours, usually completed during the course of a full day, eight to ten hours.

Social media CAN get you a job … or, I hired a blog reader — Ask a.

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager Social media CAN get you a job … or, I hired a blog reader January 24, 2011 Here’s a story I’ve been wanting to tell for a while — and it has a moral too, about how social media can help you get a job!

Creating Agile HR, Part 4: Agile Sourcing

Hiring Technical People

In Manage Your Job Search , I wrote about how to find the right kind of job board for you.). With the advent of social media, hashtags and the ability to have some kind of a conversation started to change the networking landscape. That’s the lead time.).

4 Lies about social media | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog 4 Lies about social media Posted to: Job Hunt | Networking | Promoting Yourself October 21st, 2009 Del.icio.us And almost everyone knows that social media is a great way to build your network. But many of you are making lots of social media mistakes. I know because so many people tell me that social media is a waste of their time.

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5 Job Search Time Wasters To Avoid

Career Realism

Searching for a job can be a full-time job in itself. While there’s no substitute for hard work, there are some things that you might be doing that waste your time. Here are a few job search time wasters to avoid: 1. This only wastes your time and the recruiter’s time as well.

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How to Build Community Online

Ms. Career Girl

If there’s one person who I admire in social media, it’s Gary Vaynerchuk. He’s the author of one of my favorite books, “ Crush It ” in addition to being somewhat of a pioneer when it came to applying social media to a regular brick-and-mortar business.

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Top 7 LinkedIn Profile Pictures You Should NEVER Use #WisdomWednesday

The Undercover Recruiter

Hire a photographer or use a timed setting on your camera to stand against a wall and snap one. You definitely don’t want to be too flashy or crazy with your photo, but, at the same time, try to think of an image that is a little different from the common profile shot.

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Professionalism in the Workplace by the Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

As recent college graduates have looming school loans over their heads there is no better time to avoid the common mistakes of the rest of the Gen Y’ers vying for the same positions. Time management (20.8%). Furthermore, 82% text at inappropriate times during the day.

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Browseworthy: Social Media Tips for Job Seekers

Career Makeover Coach

15 More Tips on Social Media and Finding a Job: Six out of the 15 tips offered here focus on leveraging social media to learn and by doing so become a resource for your field or network.

Honing Your Entrepreneurial Skills: Reliability

Water Cooler Wisdom

But there are only so many hours in the day, and if you say yes too much, you won’t have time for the important things.    The next time you’re pinged, take a step back and objectively consider whether you have bandwidth to make good on the promise. To the point above, entrepreneurs and small business owners are usually pressed for time. No matter how hard you try, there are going to be times when you just can’t come through.

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Network Like a Pro:Kick Your Social Anxiety to the Curb

Career Makeover Coach

I was honored to be considered as a nominee with such an impressive list of tweeters and bloggers making an amazing impact through social media. Most people have felt social anxiety at some point in their lives. Social anxiety can be overcome, though.

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Can RSS Make a Comeback?


The process of navigating blogs and finding content takes time and can be overwhelming to new users. RSS feeds can also be to distribute content to social sites savings you time. RSS distribution tools can save you time and keep you from being tied to social media or your blog.

Is Gamification in Recruiting a Real Thing? #HRTechConf


So Marriot created the My Marriot Hotel game that allows players to manage all the behind-the-scenes aspects of running a hotel kitchen, such as inspecting food and hiring new employees. Business HR Social Media

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"Let's Grab Coffee and Chat:" The Kiss of Death?

Water Cooler Wisdom

Most of the time, he says, it’s a bad idea. Unless you know from interactions over email, social media, or phone that you and this person have mutual interests and will both be spurred to beneficial action by a coffee meeting, avoid it.”. “It’s But it almost always eats away a huge chunk of your time and energy with very little in the way of a tangible outcome. And when you work for yourself, the saying “time is money” has a lot of significance.

Honing Your Entrepreneurial Skills: Productivity

Water Cooler Wisdom

Given that I recently moved into a new office and it’s the end of the year, I thought that now would be an ideal time to tune up my productivity as a small business owner. My enhancements fall into four categories, including built-in exercise, time-saving office equipment, efficiency apps, and streamlined processes. Time-Saving Office Equipment. I don’t employ a full-time assistant, so printing and scanning tasks can be laborious – not to mention a time and productivity suck.

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ResumeBear: 20 Impressive & Inspiring Productivity Experts on Twitter

Resume Bear

At some point, everyone – not just over-scheduled students, parents, and professionals – struggles with time management, organizing, and other components of a productive lifestyle. He also blogs and vlogs about different time management and other useful topics at Productivity!

Want to Keep Your Rep? Better Answer That Email

Water Cooler Wisdom

The more time that goes by, the less people tolerate. There was a time when people thought  email was going away , but things have evolved quite differently. For the time being, email is still the default method of communication inside the global business world. In my own line of work, prospective clients frequently email several speakers/writers at once and go with the person who sends back the most satisfactory response in the least amount of time.

The 50 Best Books for the Unemployed

Resume Bear

These books will help you look at the silver lining of unemployment and suggest that you spend your time away from work learning, growing and ultimately becoming a better employee. It offers inspirational advice on everything from dealing with customers to effective time management.

New Year Resolutions Professionals SHOULD Make

Ms. Career Girl

As a job seeker looking to take the next step in your career, now is the time to make a resolution to turn the new year into a successful one. Now is a good time to ask yourself these questions and determine whether or not you want to continue in the same line of work.

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How to Automate Your Day (Afternoon)

Water Cooler Wisdom

that you have more time for the important things, stay at the top of.   Check out our first post for helpful smartphone and social media hacks to leverage in the morning. monster status is a daily challenge, and by the time I’ve been at work a few hours, the chaos is deafening. As a writer for several outlets, I conduct research on workplace, career, and productivity topics all the time

3 Business Tasks You Should Never Automate

Water Cooler Wisdom

Automating certain portions of your operation will save time, enhance productivity, increase profits and help create a culture in which innovation is valued. Decide on a single task that you can automate without much effort (online employee time sheets, for example). staff can now manage 10 per hour instead of five, that’s likely a. software tools to make your bookkeeping and financial management easier. several months at a time.

Honing Your Entrepreneurial Skills: Self-Discipline

Water Cooler Wisdom

 High self-discipline is essential for entrepreneurs because there is no one looking over their shoulders insisting they buckle down and invest enormous time, energy, focus, and resources in their businesses.    While there is no perfect time and things will never be 100 percent right, you can at least stack the odds in your favor.   If possible, try to avoid spending time with these people.

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Microfeedback: The Future of Management

Water Cooler Wisdom

If they don’t hear from their managers frequently, they think they’re doing something wrong and quickly grow disillusioned. Nevertheless, an open door policy in which employees are invited to stop by a manager’s office for extended feedback sessions multiple times a day simply isn’t practical. Why can’t the idea of microfeedback be extended to performance management? Imagine that your direct report gives a status update in the departmental meeting for the first time.

Manage Your Energy, Not Your Tasks

Resume Bear

But managing one’s energy is more than that. It’s about taking our allotted time in a week — 24 hours/day, 168 hours/week — and getting as much productive work done in that span as you can. Figure out which routine best suits you and get your work done during this time.

Job Seekers, All About Public Relations Specialists

Resume Bear

Certain PR specialists could work for nonprofits or as public relations managers and oversee a staff of public relations specialists. They should also have effective time management skills and be able to quickly weigh the costs and benefits of a particular course of action. .

Four Rules for Victory Over Email Traffic Jams


One of the best ways to stand out at your company or with a client is to exhibit time management skills that showcase your ability to handle crucial assignments and/or a large workload. Set aside time early in your work day to read all new mail in your inbox.

Relentless reminders render us unproductive

Cube Rules

I can get a pop up for every time I have a new e-mail (W00T! And don’t even talk to me about Twitter or some other social media outlet. Seriously — count how many times you get a reminder message in a day.

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How to Automate Your Day (Evening)

Water Cooler Wisdom

you have more time for the important things, stay at the top of your.   Check out our first post for helpful smartphone and social media hacks to leverage in the morning and our second post for helpful e-mail, research, project management, buying, and delegation hacks to use in the afternoon. Best Practices Daily Life Flexible Work Life in the 21st Century Social Media Technology Time Management

How Businesses Can Stay Focused During Slow Periods

Water Cooler Wisdom

I asked three business owners—Zeeshan Ali, CEO of screen printing company The Zee Group in Chicago; Bryanne Lawless, managing partner of PR firm BLND in Los Angeles; and Michael Mogill, CEO of Crisp Video Group in Atlanta—about how they turn historically slow seasons into growth periods. Ali: Typically, the start of the school year and the end of the year—as we are ramping up for trade show season—are our busiest times of the year.

How to Automate Your Day (Morning)

Water Cooler Wisdom

This is the first in a three-part series on how to automate your day so that you have more time for the important things, stay at the top of your. Daily Life Flexible Work Handy Resources Life in the 21st Century Productivity Social Media Technology Time Management game, and remain relevant and marketable in your field. Smartphone Productivity Hacks. Let’s start with wrangling your smartphone. 

In-Office Workers Are Less Productive Than Telecommuters

Water Cooler Wisdom

will be loads more productive because employees will no longer be able to skirt their responsibilities and waste time at home. your coffee and chit chatting with colleagues, an hour checking your e-mail and social media accounts, and an hour in an unnecessary meeting.  time was spent usefully and whether the organization is better off. On the other hand, most telecommuters are masterful at time. management

Tweet This! Avail to Educators


It provides a time management guide allowing business professionals options to manage their Twitter effectively for their business in under 30 minutes a day. I’m excited to announce that Tweet This!

We’re Only Human

Ms. Career Girl

Big time. For me, admitting I’m not perfect and that I made a mistake is probably the biggest ego deflator of all time. It’s hard to edit your own writing, but take the time to read over everything from an important memo to an email you’re sending a friend. Limit social media.