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7 Ways to Dramatically Advance Your Career

7 Ways to Dramatically Advance Your Career | Career Advice | Scoop.it
If Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Richard Branson were starting out today, do you think they'd be polishing their resumes and waiting for a promotion? No way. Once again, they'd be looking to disrupt
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Worth a read and also to watch the slide show.

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Why 'No' is the Most Important Word You'll Ever Say

Why 'No' is the Most Important Word You'll Ever Say | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Before you take on any more responsibilities, here are some guidelines to consider.
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I like this - we should think before saying yes

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February 2015 Infographic: Meet the Centennials

February 2015 Infographic: Meet the Centennials | Career Advice | Scoop.it
The Millennials have left the building: the Centennials are the new face of youth...
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A greart introduction to a new group .... but the boomers are still here!

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Why you might want to beware the introvert on your team

Why you might want to beware the introvert on your team | Career Advice | Scoop.it
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Interesting perspective on Introversion

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Here's What Happens When You Spend Too Much Free Time Responding To Work Emails

Here's What Happens When You Spend Too Much Free Time Responding To Work Emails | Career Advice | Scoop.it
A new study suggests that people who spend a lot of time answering emails during their off hours can have trouble sleeping.
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I've blogged about this before, and the need to avoid lights from our screen before bed so we get a good nights sleep.

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10 Tips For Adding Value By Showing Initiative | CAREEREALISM

10 Tips For Adding Value By Showing Initiative | CAREEREALISM | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Adding value is THE buzzword for "safe-guarding" your career and propelling yourself to the top of your profession. Find out why.

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What It Takes for a Young Professional to Get Hired Today

What It Takes for a Young Professional to Get Hired Today | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Growing up, I remember working hard for good grades but stressing over what I really needed to do to get a job one day. I worked a number of odd jobs to gain valuable skills, and while that experience was important,
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Useful article for all young people and those who want to help them

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Are you over the hill at 50+?

Are you over the hill at 50+? | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Access effective careers counselling, careers coaching, plus expert advice for career decision making.
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Helful advice for those over 50

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Discussing Your Gap Year at an Interview

Discussing Your Gap Year at an Interview | Career Advice | Scoop.it
An employer's perspective on the value of your gap year travel, with practical advice on how to discuss and explain the benefits in an job interview.
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Discussing Your Gap Year at an Interview

Discussing Your Gap Year at an Interview | Career Advice | Scoop.it
An employer's perspective on the value of your gap year travel, with practical advice on how to discuss and explain the benefits in an job interview.
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Nearly 40 graduates fighting over each job | The Times

Graduate recruiters have increased their vacancies to a par with those available in 2007 on the eve of the financial crash, a survey shows
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It's tough being a graduate, you have to stand out to get the job. Do you know why you should be hired?

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How Linkedin's 'people we may know' feature is so accurate - ZDNet

How Linkedin's 'people we may know' feature is so accurate - ZDNet | Career Advice | Scoop.it

How Linkedin's 'people we may know' feature is so accurateZDNetI sometimes get a bit bothered by just how much LinkedIn knows who I am connected to outside of LinkedIn.


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How fast should you respond to emails?

How fast should you respond to emails? | Career Advice | Scoop.it
I've been thinking of this and can see different viewpoints.
 

I had a habit of clicking send/receive any time I took the briefest break from a task a(...)
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Latest blog post, I like the point that when you use your iPhone people expect a brief message and possible typos.

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Review: Great Article about how to get a job at Facebook or Google |

Review: Great Article about how to get a job at Facebook or Google | | Career Advice | Scoop.it
The path to finding the right job for you can be twisty. Find insight in all sorts of place.
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What will the job market look like in 20 years time?

What will the job market look like in 20 years time? | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Britain's economy has been marked by inequality but the polarisation between skilled and unskilled workers is rising
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There will be enough jobs ... the question is about pay

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15 High-Pay Careers with Flexible Work Options - FlexJobs

15 High-Pay Careers with Flexible Work Options - FlexJobs | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Worried that a flexible job means you have to settle for a lower salary? Think again! Check out these high-pay careers with flexible jobs!
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Some interesting ideas of careers to consider

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10 tips for conquering public speaking nerves

10 tips for conquering public speaking nerves | Career Advice | Scoop.it
MT EXPERT: Even Prince Harry admits he finds public speaking nerve wracking, but there are ways to get through the fear, says Robin Kermode.
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Really helpful advice here, I'm going to use it, it will help you too

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How To Find What Job Applicants Try To Cover Up

How To Find What Job Applicants Try To Cover Up | Career Advice | Scoop.it
A private investigator shares his techniques for screening potential employees.
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Very interesting, I wonder how many organisations take checking out candidiates this thoroughly, but it's not too difficult to view candidates via google.

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Why Google Asks Everyone Applying For A Job The Same Exact Questions

Why Google Asks Everyone Applying For A Job The Same Exact Questions | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Google hopes that informing employees about their subconscious biases will help them hire more fairly.
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As a psychologist and highly experienced interviewer, interview questions need to relate to the job but to also be fair

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As a psychologist and highly experienced interviewer, interview questions need to relate to the job but to also be fair

 

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When Employers Want Work Samples ... But You Don't Have Any

When Employers Want Work Samples ... But You Don't Have Any | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Some employers want examples of your work in interviews. What do you do when you don't have any, or can't share your work due to confidentiality?
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Some great advice here, and I'm going to share today with a client who has done confidential work and wondered how to share

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7 People Who Quit Their Jobs In The Most Unforgettable Ways

7 People Who Quit Their Jobs In The Most Unforgettable Ways | Career Advice | Scoop.it
These people sure knew how to get their messages across.
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How to quit your job - you could just send a letter but here are some alternatives

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The Career Ladder Isn't In The Office

The Career Ladder Isn't In The Office | Career Advice | Scoop.it
A dirty secret about getting ahead: half of it is about what you do when you’re not at the office.Too many people believe it’s their company’s job to carve out a career and professional development
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Richard Branson knows PR much better than HR

Richard Branson knows PR much better than HR | Career Advice | Scoop.it
EDITOR'S BLOG: Old Beardy's on the publicity trail for his new book - and his grand plan for 'unlimited holiday' could spell disaster for his employees, says Matthew Gwyther.
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Five surprising things about Brits' working habits

Five surprising things about Brits' working habits | Career Advice | Scoop.it
We like early starts and almost half of us clock-in at 8am - 9 to 5 is a thing of the past.
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Are you spending too much time on social media? - MonsterWorking

Are you spending too much time on social media? - MonsterWorking | Career Advice | Scoop.it
How do you know if you're spending too much time on social media?
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Some good reminders about being focused on the use of social media

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The 'road not taken' resume

The 'road not taken' resume | Career Advice | Scoop.it
A resume is supposed to be a perfect sales document, a record of our abilities and achievements. But there's much to be gained by trying to craft an entirely different sort of resume – one that explores what we decided not to do, rather than what we did.
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an unusual approach, you probably don't want to share with an employer but could this be helpful for you?

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