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Personal Branding: It's Not About Self-Promotion, It Is a Leadership Imperative

Personal Branding: It's Not About Self-Promotion, It Is a Leadership Imperative | Career Advice | Scoop.it
When you live your Personal Brand, you are being true to yourself; and that comes through when you're interacting with others -- colleagues, other leaders and stakeholders.
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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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The Best Mobile Job Search Apps [2014] - CareerEnlightenment.com

The Best Mobile Job Search Apps [2014] - CareerEnlightenment.com | Career Advice | Scoop.it
The Best Mobile Job Search Apps
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some great ideas

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Think before you delete that Facebook post

Think before you delete that Facebook post | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Career experts are always telling you to clean up your social media accounts, but there are times you shouldn't
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Useful advice.

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How to spot the 10 signs of career FOMO - People Management Magazine Online

How to spot the 10 signs of career FOMO - People Management Magazine Online | Career Advice | Scoop.it
How to spot the 10 signs of career FOMO
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Useful tips here. I especially like the point that you can't expect to love your job 100%, more like 70% is the norm.

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Why IT executives need to be business leaders | Job Market Success

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Helpful article here

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Noreen Beaman of Brinker Capital, on Accountability

Noreen Beaman of Brinker Capital, on Accountability | Career Advice | Scoop.it
“Sometimes you’ll make a mistake,” a chief executive says. “Life happens. But let’s not do it again. One of our mantras is ‘Find it, fix it, prevent it.’”
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We can learn so much from other people's stories, what lessons can you gain from this article?

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Can the Video Resume Replace the Written Resume? #hype | JibberJobber Blog

Can the Video Resume Replace the Written Resume? #hype | JibberJobber Blog | Career Advice | Scoop.it
I recently saw a thread referring to an article where a career "expert" said that the written resume is outdated, and we all need video resumes.  I know if I
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I've always thought video CVs as unlikely to take off - we all know a recruiter can go a 1st skim of a CV in 30 seconds and watching a video will take minutes. Some interesting comments from Jason alba in this article.

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Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Editors' Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a Dec. 3 guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here.
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Are Recruiters Really Bad People?

Are Recruiters Really Bad People? | Career Advice | Scoop.it
I remember a day some time ago, early in my career. Another normal day in the office; making calls, arranging interviews etc. What made this day particular

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Your time is precious don’t give it away

Your time is precious don’t give it away | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Last time I wrote about being overwhelmed by clutter, and this topic resonated with many, so thanks for your comments, good to know I'm not on my own. I've cont(...)
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My latest blog post, love to know what you think

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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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Lessons Learned from CEO's Painful Email Meltdown

Lessons Learned from CEO's Painful Email Meltdown | Career Advice | Scoop.it
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wow, you have to be so careful on what you right ... a painful lesson for the CEO

 

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Meditation Can Reduce Loneliness in the Elderly — PsyBlog

Meditation Can Reduce Loneliness in the Elderly — PsyBlog | Career Advice | Scoop.it
First study to show that mindfulness meditation can reduce loneliness in older adults.
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Know exactly a career advice link but we will all get old, and know old people so wanted to share

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The Beginner's Guide to a Career in Law

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This looks like a useful presentation on a law career

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How Olympians Stay Motivated

How Olympians Stay Motivated | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Mindfulness, self-talk, and an obscure chunk of the brain help elite athletes get through the training grind.
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Interesting article and I help my clients to use self talk to be successful in their careers including at interview. Loved the comment about how people stay motivated through a 2 hour commute each day!

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Building your own personal brand ~ What are you good at ...

Building your own personal brand ~ What are you good at ... | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Last week I started a bit of a discussion on personal branding and I've been surprised by the amount of positive responses I've had to this mini-series. Even well-established bloggers - people that I think already have a much ...

Via Sandra Pickering @opento
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Great use of an image I use with career coaching clients 

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Alex Moyle's curator insight, February 2, 7:57 AM

As a simple man i like simple things and this diagram tells you all you need to know about building a personal or corporate brand.   Executing it id another matter!

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Seth's Blog: Who would be surprised?

Seth's Blog: Who would be surprised? | Career Advice | Scoop.it
When was the last time you surprised or delighted a customer, colleague or boss? If you did, would it help? Apple developed a tradition of secrecy largely because Steve saw the extraordinary value in surprising the audience.
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Always helpful suggestions from Seth.

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Third of job-seekers failed to land an interview in 2013 | BenefitsPro

Third of job-seekers failed to land an interview in 2013 | BenefitsPro | Career Advice | Scoop.it
The good news? A majority of the unemployed surveyed by Beyond.com are confident they will find a job in 2014.
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Honest Business Card Exchange - CareerEnlightenment.com

Honest Business Card Exchange - CareerEnlightenment.com | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Let’s be honest, this is what really happens when you give someone your business card.
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this video is so funny but makes a serious point - what is the point of business cards?

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Don’t Get Defensive: Communication Tips for the Vigilant

Don’t Get Defensive: Communication Tips for the Vigilant | Career Advice | Scoop.it
If the other person isn't attacking you, why are you fighting them?
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