Monthly Archives: May 2010

Career Portfolios – What it is and How it Can Help Land Jobs | EmploymentDigest.net

A career portfolio provides prospective employers with a tangible sample of accomplishments acquired across an individual’s employment life. Presenting a well prepared portfolio during an interview enhances a job candidate’s professionalism, and provides evidence of stated achievements. Education Educational items … Continue reading

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What Skills Do Employers Really Seek? – The Career Doctor Blog

Michael writes: I have a question about the types of skills employers are searching for from job-seekers. I’m about to start my last year of college and if I can pick up a course or two during this year to … Continue reading

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Cover Letters: Does Anybody Read Those Anymore? » Blog | Great Resumes Fast

In a world where many job applications seem to disappear into a “black hole”, job seekers often wonder if there is any point in sending a cover letter with their application.  The answer is absolutely yes!  An effective cover letter … Continue reading

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Movin’ On Up: Unspoken Rules About the 8-to-5 Workday

Transitioning into the workforce from school or switching from one career to a new one can be a scary move. It’s a big step, but one that you can easily make with a few pointers. Each job has certain rules … Continue reading

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40 Personal Branding Quotes | Personal Branding Blog – Dan Schawbel

Here is a list of forty personal branding quotes that I’ve come up with over the past three years. Feel free to use them on your website, as long as you link back to this post and cite my name. … Continue reading

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25 Simple Ways To Earn Trust

I’ve been exploring conversational marketing lately, both for some of the talks I give and to advise clients on appropriate and effective ways to not just engage our audiences in conversation, but also persuade them. If we, as social media … Continue reading

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Interview Technique – 5 Things to avoid in an interview – Career advice blog – Position Ignition – taking you to the next step in your career

Given we do a lot of work helping individuals prepare for their interviews – we get asked about interview technique and how to go about acing an interview.  Here are a few tips to help you along your way.  This … Continue reading

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Inspiring Job Search | CareerAlley

“A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.” – Francis Bacon Like most things in life, there is no “magic” to successful job search. It is a mix of luck (being in the right place at the right … Continue reading

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Are You in Google’s Blind Spot? | Career Rocketeer – Career Search and Personal Branding Blog

When I pull into our garage at home, I have to make a hard right turn from the driveway. Backing out is an equal challenge. The opening around the garage door is a testament to the several failed attempts over … Continue reading

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9 Steps to Prepare for Behavioral Interviews | My Global Career

In a job interview, you may field questions about your situational behavior and decision making. That’s based on the premise that past behavior is the best predictor of future behavior. Behavioral questions (often not even framed as a question) typically … Continue reading

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