212-Careers is a website (and this Scoop.It topic) dedicated to important, sometimes unusual, and more "strongly worded" career advice. Targeted primarily for job seekers and career advice, it also contains relevant information for HR professionals. 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
Turning down a job offer can seem risky and reckless. No matter how long you've been on the hunt, saying no to a steady paycheck just seems wrong, especially with the job market still struggling to reach full recovery.
Amazon Prime Day, which celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Prime members’ program on July 15, 2015, has taken a lot of flack as a bad customer experience, based on negative tweets and members’ frustration about the quality, availability, and accessibility of the items featured in the sale.
For the past 40 years I’ve been working with hiring managers, recruiters and candidates on all types of jobs from camp counselors to senior executives. Part of this has been tracking the results of their hiring decisions including what happens to people who didn’t get hired for a dumb reason at company A, but did get hired at company B for the right reasons.Given this perspective, here are 15 things I’ve found that absolutely don’t predict on-the-job success. Despite the obvious, companies, recruiters and hiring managers still use these factors to make critical yes/no
James Schreier's insight:
This article, another perfectly on-spot one from Lou Adler, should be read very carefully by all job seekers. They should be aware of these fundamental flaws. Unfortunately, they also need to be aware that many organizations and individual hiring managers, still believe many of them are accurate.
It doesn’t matter what you do for a living — whether you work in medicine or retail, law or construction, whether you’re a software engineer or a writer — there’s an art and science to just about every career imaginable. Every profession has its scientific aspects, those more mechanical facets and rules and methods you absolutely must know to excel within your industry. However, these professions, no matter how dry, straightforward, or technical, also have their creative or artistic qualities.
Time and again, I encounter job seekers that have good prior or current work experience, pretty sharp resumes, and a convincing cover letters, but still struggle to get interviews. Related: Is Your Personal Brand Wrong?
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.