2017

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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.

More Reasons Career Success Can Come Through Blogging

Competitive Resumes

Job seekers should consider blogging as a way to increase your career success and choices. In the process, it will increase your career chances. I bought back my longtime friend Keith Townsend to talk about his journey.

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How Public Should Your LinkedIn Profile Be?

Professional Resume Services

The default privacy settings for your LinkedIn profile aren’t always best. Here’s are a few things to keep in mind. Unfortunately, many executives never look at the privacy settings on their LinkedIn profile.

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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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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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Do You Hire for Confidence, Comfort or Capability?

Hiring Technical People

In the software industry, we toss around terms such as “Holacracy,” “meritocracy,” and “collaborative environment.” ” We claim to hire for skills. That’s not what I see. I see hiring managers hiring people just like them (mini-me’s), people who went to their schools, make similar life choices, and are roughly the same age. That’s because these people talk the same way. Too many people call this “cultural fit.”

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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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From Big Corporate to Fast-growing SME

Career Shifters

"You're in the driving seat. You can make a change if you're just brave enough to take the first step.". Linda Bridge was searching for a fresh challenge. Just when she thought she'd found her new niche, another opportunity came her way… Here's how she made a two-step shift into a career she loves

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A Letter to My Discouraged Jobseeking Friends (with 11 Lessons and Tips)

Ms. Career Girl

The post A Letter to My Discouraged Jobseeking Friends (with 11 Lessons and Tips) appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. There was a time before becoming a career coach that I felt lost, scared, and frustrated in my career path.

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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.

Don’t Blow Your Cover!: How to Juggle Your Current Job While Searching for a New One

Professional Resume Services

By teaming up with professional executive resume writers, you can avoid some of these common job search flubs. You can really put yourself in a good position by searching for a new job while you’re still employed—if you play your cards right.

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If Job Applicants Treated Hiring Managers the Same Way Managers Treat Them

Evil HR Lady

I’m currently on vacation, so I’m posting this oldie but goodie. What would happen if job candidates treated you the way you treat them? You might be receiving letters such as this one? Dear Hiring Manager, Thank you so much for your interest in me for the position of Senior Technical Analyst for your company. Before we commence with the interview, you will need to do the following: 1.

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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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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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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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5 Tips On Becoming a Better Listener

Jobacle

Becoming a better listener isn’t hard, especially when you have the right tools. In fact, becoming an active listener and improving on your poor listening skills is bound to help you advance in your career. You see, it’s the good listeners who reap all of the rewards.

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Transferable Skills: Your Resume and Employer

Career Alley

he skills and experience gained through previous work experiences can and should be utilized as transferable skills when applying for new employment opportunities, whether it is related to your field or not. Resumes Experience skills

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4 Signs You NEED To Change Careers

Career Realism

4 Signs You NEED To Change Careers. Work It Daily. Changing jobs represents a unique set of challenges, but changing a career can feel like a daunting task depending on the level of education you may have invested in or the amount of experience you have racked up.

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The Art Of Being Clueless: How To Change Career When You're Totally Confused

Career Shifters

No idea what to do next in your career change? Feeling trapped, frustrated and unable to make progress? There's a group of people who have made 'not-knowing and doing amazing things anyway' an art form.

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Looking for Inspiration? Let it find you.

Ms. Career Girl

The post Looking for Inspiration? Let it find you. appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post By Tess Callahan. Her bio follows. .

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Repurpose Your Career for the 2nd Half of Life

Competitive Resumes

Marc Miller is back on the show again to talk about his new book, “Repurpose Your Career: For the 2nd Half of Life.” ” He shares stories from his clients and helping them to align their interests and careers. Have you decided to make a career pivot in your career?

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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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Can’t Remember Anything? Blame Your Shared Office Space

Evil HR Lady

We are all about collaboration and teamwork (and let’s be honest) saving money, so open office plans are extremely popular. Your coworkers are always available to share ideas, and in the case of a hotdesking environment, you can easily move to sit next to someone who can help you with your current project. And yet, lots of us hate it. And it turns out that we’re not just whiners. There are serious downsides to the open office.

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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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Career Advice No One Tells You

Cube Rules

I always like the “break the rules” posts about your career. What they require is that you have enough confidence in yourself about how you want to conduct your career that you can pull these off. Not everyone can. So take a look at yourself, your abilities and your career framework.

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Jump on your career surfboard + ride the wave

Career Trend

A client + senior executive careerist reminded me today the importance of ‘riding the wave’ of change, of its constancy. We sometimes become weary of change and don obstinacy, like a prized robe. We want to control the journey, dissuading potential obstacles or unplanned paths.

2017 61

What it’s like to have a career you love: Not what you think.

Penelope Trunk

People who love their career are people who will always figure out how to love their work. There are people who love to work and people who love to do other things. I learned this from looking at what I did in jobs I did not love.

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Managing Your Search – Job Search Boards

Career Alley

So many job search boards, so little time. Job Search Boards (see The Four Legs of Job Search), recruiters, company career sites, social sites and so on. So where do you start? How much time should you spend on all of the millions of things you need to do in your job search? My first […]. Career advice Job Search Boards Top Job Search Sites

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What To Consider Before Relocating For A Job

Career Realism

What To Consider Before Relocating For A Job. Work It Daily. Thinking about relocating for a job? Read this first… I have a friend who was out of work for more than a few months. A job offer became available more than a few states away. Needing the job badly, he took it.

2017 61

From Hospitality to Tech

Career Shifters

"I was exhausted, and it just wasn't fulfilling me anymore.". When a friend approached Tarryn Gorre with a business idea, she leapt at the chance to make a fresh start. With a truckload of mistakes behind her, she's learning a lot – and she couldn't be happier with her new career. This is her story

2017 77

Recruiter Secrets: The Real Reason Why You Didn’t Get the Job

Ms. Career Girl

The post Recruiter Secrets: The Real Reason Why You Didn’t Get the Job appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. According to Cheryl Polk, career advice expert for Excel Career and College Planning , there are plenty of reasons why recruiters choose someone else over you. But let’s be honest.

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9 Ways to Keep Your Job Net-Working

Competitive Resumes

Job networking is difficult because people expect so much to the point where it’s expectations are unrealistic. Although referrals account for more than 60% of people finding jobs, networking is hard work. Not to mention there needs to be a mind shift in the way we use it.

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Five Big Job Hunting Mistakes You’ll Want to Fix This New Year

Professional Resume Services

Executive resume writing services can help you avoid these costly mistakes. If you take the time to speak with any executive level job-seeker, you are likely going to hear a few words of wisdom about how to find the perfect executive position.

2017 99

Your HR Manager Wishes You Already Knew These Things

Evil HR Lady

Most Human Resources people want to do the fun stuff in HR–developing people, training, supporting the business, etc. What do we spend our time with? These things. These things that you should already know–like the fact that it’s really, really, really important to be to work when your boss wants you there. If that means 8:00, it means 8:00, not 8:17, or 9:34. (If If your boss is all about flexibility, then cool.)

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