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Resumes: To Lie or Not to Lie?

Resumes: To Lie or Not to Lie? | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Interviewers can spot lies on your resume a mile away. Although it's not wise to lie, there are some things that you don't have to share.
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Interviewing | 212 Careers

Interviewing | 212 Careers | 212 Careers | Scoop.it

212-Careers is a website (and this Scoop.It topic) dedicated to important, sometimes unusual, and more "strongly worded" career advice.  Follow the topic on Scoop.It and visit the website for the "better" information from the sea of career advice.  212-Careers - One Degree Better

 

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A Look at the Big Picture of the Future of Work

A Look at the Big Picture of the Future of Work | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Maybe in your particular vision of the future of work, you imagine factories full of robots, automating commonplace tasks, while human beings orchestrate the work’s ultimate goals and intent. Perhaps you think of the working population’s shifting demographics, with the
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A very interesting and very relevant article.  It includes a classification of "implications" into three categories.  This could be a great foundation for a more thorough exploration because there are important positive and negative implications beyond what appear to be "first--orders"  or even just categories.

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10 Reasons Why Candidates Are Not Hired | DIVERSANT

10 Reasons Why Candidates Are Not Hired | DIVERSANT | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Interviews can be challenging. However, to excel in the process, preparation is the key to success. The job market is very competitive and you probably will not be the only qualified candidate for the position. The deciding factor may simply be the way you present your skills and qualifications relevant to the position. Or, it …
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What skills will the future generation of workers need?

What skills will the future generation of workers need? | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
The skills required by workers in the future will be very different to those of today, a new report predicts, as well as warning we need to ensure schoolkids of today learn the necessary skills for tomorrow.
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Game of Thrones' 4 Lessons for the Civilian Workforce

Game of Thrones' 4 Lessons for the Civilian Workforce | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Game of Thrones provides entertainment, but there is a lot to be learned from the story about jobs in the civilian world.
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How a Job Search Is Like a Marketing Presentation

How a Job Search Is Like a Marketing Presentation | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
“I have some ideas as to how I am going to approach this and would like for you to take a look and give me your thoughts.” My response was as usual, “Talk to me first as to what you
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Sunday Evening Says A Lot About Your Career

Sunday Evening Says A Lot About Your Career | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
You should never sacrifice five days of life for two… Are you living for the weekend? If the answer is 'yes' when it comes to your job, that's a dead giveaway that it's time to go. The five days for
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Caught this because of a tweet from Marcus Buckingham.  Not surprising that he nailed such an "on point" article.

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Want to Re-energize Your Job? Science Says Do What Middle-Schoolers Do

One activity can dramatically improve your feelings towards your work.
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New Data Reveals the Job Search Tactics of Millions

New Data Reveals the Job Search Tactics of Millions | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Engaged in a job search? New data reveals how millions of job seekers are conducting their own search. Use these findings to make your next career move.
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My Boss Told Me My Profile Picture Is Embarrassing

Does a manager have the right to tell an employee what photo to use on social media?
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McDonald's accepting Snapchat 'Snaplications' to lure millennial employees

McDonald's accepting Snapchat 'Snaplications' to lure millennial employees | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
A new approach to attracting workers
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3 Weaknesses ALL Career Changers Must Address When Looking For A New Job

There are three major weaknesses all career changers have to overcome when looking for a new job. But what are they?
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New Research Underscores Benefits of a Self Leadership Culture

New Research Underscores Benefits of a Self Leadership Culture | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
A new study conducted by The Ken Blanchard Companies with 1,300 people in managerial and non-managerial roles found important correlations between an individual’s identification as a self leader and positive work behaviors. - People who exhibit the behaviors of a self leader are more likely to expend discretionary effort on behalf of their organizations. -…
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Four Hard Truths about Self Leadership

Four Hard Truths about Self Leadership | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
I can’t get what I need. My boss doesn’t understand me. My organization’s systems don’t work. I don’t have the resources I need. My job doesn’t take advantage of my strengths. No one appreciates me. My boss micromanages me. There’s no room for me to grow. They don’t understand how much I could be contributing…
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Soft Skills Are Increasingly Crucial To Getting Your Dream Job

Soft Skills Are Increasingly Crucial To Getting Your Dream Job | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Employers Struggle To Find Candidates With The Right Soft Skills For 59 Percent Of Their Open Jobs (Co-authored by Link Gan) In January, we published
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Getting Buy-in for Leadership Development Training

Getting Buy-in for Leadership Development Training | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
One of the biggest challenges leadership, learning, and talent development professionals face when they propose a new initiative is convincing their CEO of the financial impact of the proposed initiative. Without a clear sense of the positive financial impact, it’s easy for a leader to dismiss a new proposal as being too disruptive, too expensive,…
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It has and will continue to amaze me that organizations (and leaders within) ignore the information referenced in this article.  This may not seem, initially, to be an issue for "212-Careers."  But it is, because if you're considering a successful career choice, or career move, you should include an understanding of the organization's support for your own and the organization's leadership development.

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13 Most Useless Job Skills Employers Don't Want Anymore

13 Most Useless Job Skills Employers Don't Want Anymore | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Loading up your resume with job skills you hope will land you interviews and a career? You might want to revise that list.
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The title is a little misleading but the content is pretty good.

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Should I Tell My Boss I Want a Different Job?

Before announcing a desire to move on, employees (and managers) should tr
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Let's be 11 again.

Let's be 11 again. | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Let's be 11 again.
Do you know yourself well enough to know what you love?
That question should be the basis for how we talk about work. But we don't ask it nearly often enough. And we don't ask it early enough. Wouldn’t it be great if there were a “What Do You
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3 Self Leadership Strategies to Reduce Stress at Work

3 Self Leadership Strategies to Reduce Stress at Work | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
The fast-paced nature of today’s work environment can create stress and anxiety for workers at all levels in an organization—but especially those responsible for getting things out the door on a daily basis.  Even the most organized and efficient among us can feel the strain. Looking for some relief? Recent research confirms that a little…
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Don’t Underestimate Your Points of Power at Work—5 Places to Look

Don’t Underestimate Your Points of Power at Work—5 Places to Look | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
An essential mindset for achieving your goals and contributing to the goals of others is recognizing and appreciating your power at work. I’ve witnessed many amazing transformations as individuals altered their mindset related to power, explored their points of power, and proactively created positive change. This transformation begins by recognizing an important truth about power:…
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Richard Bolles Dies at 90; Wrote ‘What Color Is Your Parachute?’

Richard Bolles Dies at 90; Wrote ‘What Color Is Your Parachute?’ | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Mr. Bolles studied science but became an Episcopal minister, and then he lost his job, leaving him well prepared to write a guide to changing careers.
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One of my first mentors and certainly inspirational in leading me to many other "gurus."  Fortunate to spend two weeks with Richard decades ago.  So much of his work, especially on "Finding Your Mission in Life" has been perfectly on target.

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7 Reasons Emotional Intelligence is Key to Career Advancement

7 Reasons Emotional Intelligence is Key to Career Advancement | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
As Steve Jobs stated, “We don’t hire smart people to tell them what to do, we hire them to tell us what to do.” Increasingly employers are becoming aware of the importance of emotional intelligence in staff they promote up the ladder.
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