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Certified Tips To Become A Successful Real Estate Agent

Ms. Career Girl

The post Certified Tips To Become A Successful Real Estate Agent appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Anurag Gupta. His bio follows. Real estate, being both an investment good as well as a consumption good, is progressing at a very fast pace.

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3 Juicy Insider LinkedIn Personal Branding Tips

Executive Career Brand

I’ve been a LinkedIn member and professional LinkedIn profile writer for close to 10 years. I’ve not only learned how to help my clients leverage LinkedIn for job search, but also how to use it to build my personal brand and business. In fact, most of my clients find me through LinkedIn.

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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.

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The Worst Possible Job Descriptions

Evil HR Lady

The language used to describe something can make a huge difference in our perceptions. Writer and fitness expert James Fell posted a request to “ badly explain your profession” on his Facebook Page. He described his own profession as: “I make ‘eat less, move more’ really complicated.” ” His followers didn’t disappoint. Fell gave me permission to share some of the best bad descriptions.

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How to use job descriptions to evaluate your resume

Cube Rules

Here is the frustrating question: “I need to redo my resume because I want a new job. What should I put in it?” ” It’s a frustrating question…because I can’t answer it. So, I ask questions.

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The Only Career Change Question You Need To Ask Right Now

Career Shifters

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This Simple Resume Guide Will Improve Your Chances Of Landing An Interview

Career Realism

This Simple Resume Guide Will Improve Your Chances Of Landing An Interview. Work It Daily. This resume guide is sponsored by The Ladders. The goal of your resume is to get you an interview for the job.

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What it’s like to audition at Juilliard. When you’re 11.

Penelope Trunk

The first round of auditions for Juilliard’s pre-college program is by video. From December to March my son practiced for three hours a day to prepare. At the end of March we recorded him playing Cello Concerto in A minor by Saint-Saens, and we sent it off to Juilliard.

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Tips to Bag the Job You Want Without Experience

Ms. Career Girl

The post Tips to Bag the Job You Want Without Experience appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Anurag Gupta. His bio follows. Thousands of young, ambitious girls graduate every year facing a tricky question- how to get their foot in the door without any work experience?

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How to Write a C-suite Executive Career Brand Biography

Executive Career Brand

When I first speak with potential c-suite clients, we discuss their job search target and goals, and which of the services I provide they’ll need to accomplish their career goals.

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Job Search in 2017 is Marketing, PR, and Schmoozing

Competitive Resumes

There is a case for running your job search like a political campaign. There is a lot of communication to clarify your position, show the relevance of your experience, and show you can do a great job. All three reasons are much harder than just applying to jobs online.

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Does the Law Require that You Let an Employee Nap?

Evil HR Lady

Napping is popular among just about everyone other than toddlers , who desperately need naps, but are convinced they are prohibited by the Geneva convention. Culturally, though, we just don’t do it.

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There are only two reasons people voluntarily leave their jobs

Cube Rules

While there are many reasons employees voluntarily leave their positions — and companies are looking at those reasons plus other life events to try and prevent people from leaving — I think there are simply two broad reasons why people move on.

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Are You Faithful to the Complexity of Your Resume Story?

Career Trend

“Make sure your message is clear, yet that you are faithful to its complexity.” — Michael Dirda Simplicity is overrated. While it is imperative to craft a concise synopsis of who you are and what you do, it is equally crucial to elaborate the specifics.

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How to Avoid the Top 5 Executive Resume Mistakes

Professional Resume Services

It’s easier to flub with your executive resume than you think! Here are some of the top mistakes to avoid. One common theme among executives is they tend to make the same mistakes on their resumes. The good thing is the mistakes are usually easy to correct and avoid in the future.

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Sitting Too Much at Work? Tips to Move AND Be Productive

Jobacle

I was sitting too much. So several years ago I bought myself a standing desk. I didn’t go through work, opting to pay for it myself to avoid any potential headaches. And I am here to report that it was a wonderful investment!

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3 Things To Remember When You Feel You're Not Where You Should Be

Career Shifters

You should be further along in your shift. You should have done more. You're not where you wanted to be by now. Sound familiar? Natasha shares three lessons to get you focused, freed up, and having fun with your career change

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6 Types Of Illegal Interview Questions To Watch Out For

Career Realism

6 Types Of Illegal Interview Questions To Watch Out For. Work It Daily. There are many different types of illegal interview questions out there. And, sadly, they’re asked all of the time. This has been a problem job seekers have dealt with for decades.

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Creating Agile HR, Part 2: A Flow for Agile Hiring

Hiring Technical People

This is part of an Agile HR series. The previous post is Creating Agile HR, Part 1: What HR Does. This post is about creating a flow for agile hiring. Why flow? Very few people hire continuously.

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How Email Marketing Can Help Grow Your #Sidehustle

Ms. Career Girl

I dislike spam as much as anyone. And sending random emails will neither earn additional business nor help your business reputation. That said, if you’re not using email marketing to grow your #sidehustle, you may be missing out on a ton of new customers. Why Email Marketing?

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How to Write An Irresistible C-suite Executive Resume in 10 Steps

Executive Career Brand

When was the last time you used your executive resume? When was the last time you even thought about it or looked at it? If you’re like many of the c-suite and senior-level executives I work with you’ve either never needed a resume to get noticed and land a job.

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How to Breathe Life into Your Job Search

Competitive Resumes

Every day can’t be the same whether you have a job during your job search or not. It’s dead. It’s an exercise in utility. What’s worse, you are explaining to your family why you are not getting results.

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If All Hiring Managers Were Like This One, We’d Have an Amazing Workforce

Evil HR Lady

Have you ever applied for a job you thought you were perfect for, and then heard nothing? Have you ever gone on a job interview, thought you nailed it, and got total radio silence? The answer to both of those questions is probably yes. You’re left wondering what you did wrong and what you could do to better next time, but no one will tell you. In fact, even if you ask directly for feedback, you probably won’t get any.

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4 must do actions to take before applying for a job

Cube Rules

If it has been a while since you’ve been in a job search, it’s tempting to apply to a perfect job posting right away. Tempting, but there is work to do. Before you blast out your resume, take some time to review the basics. Not too long — job postings get removed as fast […].

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I disagree with career experts who claim the resume has just one purpose

Career Trend

A tweet floated by in my Twitter stream the other day reminding careerists that “the ONLY purpose of a resume is to get you that interview!” ” I heartily disagree! The resume is so much more! Following are 5 functions of the resume, beyond cinching the initial interview: 1.

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The Evolution of the Executive Resume

Professional Resume Services

Resumes have changed a lot within the past decade. Here’s what you should consider changing. Experienced executives may be surprised at how resumes have evolved within the last few years since they updated theirs.

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Q&A – Advice for First-Time Job Seekers

Jobacle

I recently had the opportunity to chat with vocate.me , a website designed to help students and recent grads track down great internships or entry-level jobs. We discussed the challenges faced by rookie applicants along with some tips on how Millennials can excel at their first gig.

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From Teaching to Finance

Career Shifters

“I was becoming increasingly tired and frustrated. My life was heading off course.”. Leigh Cavanagh's profession had changed and he was resenting it. So he decided to quit – with no backup plan.

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How To Train Yourself To Become More Confident

Career Realism

How To Train Yourself To Become More Confident. Work It Daily. Unless you’re Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Shirley Temple, or Tiger Woods, chances are you’re like the rest of us and weren’t born good at music, acting, or golfing. Womp womp.

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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!

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Airplane Productivity Hacks: Get the Most Done in the Air

Ms. Career Girl

Power up your productivity! How good is your productivity on the road? If you travel for business you’ll spend lots if time in airplanes. Planes can be great places to work; the office can’t reach you and you can concentrate. Or can you?

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5 Reasons Why Your Executive Resume Is Not Working

Executive Career Brand

Many executive job seekers are in a rut, spinning their wheels. They’re hard at work sending out their resumes to anyone and any place that may be able to help them with their career goals. But somehow, their resumes are not doing their job – generating interest and interviews.

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5 Reason Diversity Matters to Your Career

Competitive Resumes

When you’re searching for a career, touting your diversity is probably not the first thing that comes to mind.

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Skills Every HR Manager Needs

Evil HR Lady

Do you like people? Do you like knowing confidential information? Well, that’s nice, but not what you need to be a successful HR manager. Liking people isn’t really necessary (although it can help) and really, knowing confidential information isn’t as much fun as it’s cracked up to be because you can’t talk about it. So, if those skills aren’t they keys to success, just what are?

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