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4 Tips for Making Your Resume A Perfect Match for Any Opening » Blog | Great Resumes Fast

4 Tips for Making Your Resume A Perfect Match for Any Opening » Blog | Great Resumes Fast | Career Advice | Scoop.it
When a hiring manager reviews your resume you want them to say, “Wow! That person sounds like the perfect fit for the job!” And then, of course, they call you for the interview!
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8 Ways to Negotiate for Job Perks

8 Ways to Negotiate for Job Perks | Career Advice | Scoop.it

8 Ways to Negotiate for Job Perks - Get Career Advice from the experts at CareerBuilder.com...

 

In the past couple of years, the economy has thrown job seekers for a loop. But in the midst of job loss, high unemployment rates and long-term unemployment for thousands of job seekers, there have been the lucky few who have held on to their jobs for life -- well, professional life. 

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12 Thrilling Ways to Quit Your Job | Brazen Life

12 Thrilling Ways to Quit Your Job | Brazen Life | Career Advice | Scoop.it
We’ve all thought about quitting at one time or another. So, which type of quit are you considering?
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Job search methods change with age

Job search methods change with age | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Ingrid Puddicombe is adapting to new methods of looking for work. The 65-year-old West End resident is a former telemarketer and lab technician. She’s been searching for a job for the last six months.
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What Successful Night Owls Get Done Before Bed

What Successful Night Owls Get Done Before Bed | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Early birds get all the credit. Research indicates that morning people tend to be more active and goal oriented, and such larks as Steve Jobs, Craig Newmark of Craigslist, and 25-year old David Karp, founder of the Tumblr blogging platform suggest...
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3 Reasons Lance Armstrong Is Making a Good Career Move

3 Reasons Lance Armstrong Is Making a Good Career Move | Career Advice | Scoop.it
What valuable lessons can we take away from Lance Armstrong's recent controversy?
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50 Apps Students Will Be Using In Your Classroom | Edudemic

50 Apps Students Will Be Using In Your Classroom | Edudemic | Career Advice | Scoop.it

Aren’t smartphones just the best? Considering how easy they so often render daily life, even cash-strapped students and families might consider them a valuable investment this back-to-school season. Especially when one looks at the number of applications available to better organize classes, events, activities, and basic needs as well as supplement classroom lessons.

 

Androids, iPhones, and the like might be pricy, but they definitely pay off. Read on to check out our picks for the very best smartphone apps that can help students this back-to-school season.

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3 Powerful Rules for Interviewing Like a President | Brazen Life

Campaigning is the President’s equivalent to interviewing. Here are three key lessons you can learn from the trail.
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The Undercover Recruiter - are employee evaluations really necessary?

The Undercover Recruiter - are employee evaluations really necessary? | Career Advice | Scoop.it

Employee evaluations, staff appraisals, performance reviews. Whatever you call them, the process of examining your growth and accomplishments over time should be an enlightening experience for you and your boss, yet when it comes to discovering the usefulness and effectiveness of employee evaluations, it depends whom you ask.

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How to Use Identified for a Social Job Search

How to Use Identified for a Social Job Search | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Introduction Have you heard of Identified yet? It is still in its beta stage and purveys itself as a site for 'Young Professionals'.
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What Successful People Do With The First Hour Of Their Work Day

What Successful People Do With The First Hour Of Their Work Day | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Remember when you used to have a period at the beginning of every day to think about your schedule, catch up with friends, maybe knock out a few tasks? It was called home room, and it went away after high school.
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You can afford to go to university

You can afford to go to university | Career Advice | Scoop.it

encourage young people to consider a range of factors before deciding on whether, or not to go to university.

 

Money is one of them, but not the key one.

 

Depending on the job you do after graduation, you may never need to pay back the full amount of what you have loaned.

 

Martin Lewis has created a great booklet explaining financial implications and it’s an easy read.

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Graduate job seekers: tips you might not have thought about before

Graduate job seekers: tips you might not have thought about before | Career Advice | Scoop.it
There's no shortage of advice out there for graduate job seekers, but here Katie Binsted shares some ideas that you might not have considered...
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A Little Bird Told Me — How to Use Twitter in Your Job Search | CareerBliss.com

A Little Bird Told Me — How to Use Twitter in Your Job Search | CareerBliss.com | Career Advice | Scoop.it

No longer just a dumping ground for celeb-fodder, Twitter can actually help you find a job.

 

“Twitter is one of the most powerful conversational networking platforms out there that make it easy for individuals to keep track of others within the industry, employers, and industry news publications,” says Jonathan Nafarrete, director of social outreach at BLITZ Agency. 

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Looking for a Job? Don't Tell Them You're Unemployed

Looking for a Job? Don't Tell Them You're Unemployed | Career Advice | Scoop.it

As if finding a job isn't hard enough when unemployed, new research shows that simply being out of work — and not lack of skills or expertise — is the reason many aren't getting hired.

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Who Owns the Brand You? - Forbes

Who Owns the Brand You? - Forbes | Career Advice | Scoop.it

I’ve written a lot about the positive aspects of brand, brand humanization, allowing employees to be brand ambassadors, and to free up their personal brand to evolve just as real people...

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Sir Richard Branson Tells Us How to Network

Sir Richard Branson Tells Us How to Network | Career Advice | Scoop.it

When I started networkingon behalf of Virgin Music –- meeting with agents, persuading musicians to sign with us, finding distributors -– it often involved swapping phone numbers scrawled on napkins. It was the '70s, after all!

 

These days it’s much easier to connect with people who can help you launch and grow your business. Just think: LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+ and Twitter all provide opportunities for you to meet and interact with fellow entrepreneurs, experts in the field and innovative newcomers. However you go about making connections, from the very first moment you begin to realize that your idea is worth pursuing, the first step on the road to success is building a network.

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Ten top tips on how to kickstart your graduate career

Ten top tips on how to kickstart your graduate career | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Don't let all the pessimism about the job market get you down.
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Because You Know What You’re Going to Say

Because You Know What You’re Going to Say | Career Advice | Scoop.it

I’m a fan of the new Jerry Seinfeld project, Comedians in cars getting coffee. In a recent episode with Joel Hodgson (creator of Mystery Science Theater 3000), there’s a part where Jerry asks why diners are always set up to look like the past. Joel says, “Because you know what you’re going to say.” Meaning, we are so comfortable in a diner because we have a lot of background to pull from, so it lends itself to easier conversation. (You can watch the episode here.)

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The five things to do right now if you are feeling ‘dissatisfied’ in your career

The five things to do right now if you are feeling ‘dissatisfied’ in your career | Career Advice | Scoop.it

So many people are unhappy at work, and whilst they may well start thinking about a new job it is worth reflecting on this questions:

Identify what you are dissatisfied about – the content of the job, the people, the travel.
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5 Things You’re Forgetting to Ask During Your Review | The Daily Muse

5 Things You’re Forgetting to Ask During Your Review | The Daily Muse | Career Advice | Scoop.it

What are you hoping to get out of your next performance review? A raise—or maybe a promotion? Glowing reviews and a perfect 5-out-of-5 ranking on every category HR asked your manager to review you in?

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Hate Small Talk? These 5 Questions Will Help You Work Any Room

Hate Small Talk? These 5 Questions Will Help You Work Any Room | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Mastering small talk will help you find common ground to create a mini-bond with new contacts.
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The Brand Called You

The Brand Called You | Career Advice | Scoop.it
It's a new brand world. That cross-trainer you're wearing -- one look at the distinctive swoosh on the side tells everyone who's got you branded. That coffee travel mug you're carrying -- ah, you're a Starbucks woman!
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4 Traits of Incredibly Effective Delegators

4 Traits of Incredibly Effective Delegators | Career Advice | Scoop.it
You know you don't want to choke your staff with micromanagement minutiae. Here's how to hold yourself back and get the best out of your employees.
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