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Word Sense

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Word Sense is a dictionary, thesaurus, and valuable tool for matching thoughts to words. Explore word meanings and relationships.

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Patrice McDonough's curator insight, October 11, 2013 3:05 PM

A nice tool for learners, writiers and teachers. Creative!!

Mary Starry's curator insight, October 17, 2013 10:29 PM

Looks like a great tool to use when you're looking for that specific word you can describe but can't remember.

BI Media Specialists's curator insight, November 1, 2013 2:11 PM
What a great tool for students to use in their writing.
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The Worst Resume Advice I’ve EVER Heard | CAREEREALISM

The Worst Resume Advice I’ve EVER Heard | CAREEREALISM | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
There's some BAD advice out there - especially on resume writing. Don't fall victim to this "advice." Here's the worst resume advice I've EVER heard...

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113 Best Pieces of Career Advice We've Never Heard Before

113 Best Pieces of Career Advice We've Never Heard Before | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
These gems have seriously been tucked away. (The 113 Best Pieces of Career Advice We've Never Heard Before http://t.co/uINtYBMBzN)

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SearchSmarter: 50 Ways to Get a Job - Blog - JobJenny - Your job ...

SearchSmarter: 50 Ways to Get a Job - Blog - JobJenny - Your job ... | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
SearchSmarter is a new, periodic series that will showcase emerging tools designed make managing your job search (or career) easier, smarter and/or a lot less overwhelming. Karen Friesen debuts SearchSmarter with a ...
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How Much Time Should You Spend on Your Job Search? - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

How Much Time Should You Spend on Your Job Search? - U.S. News & World Report (blog) | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
How Much Time Should You Spend on Your Job Search?
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The amount of time your job search will take varies dramatically from field to field and person to person.
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Free Resume templates: 275 professional samples in Word

Free Resume templates: 275 professional samples in Word | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
275 professional resume templates in Word free for personal use. Chronological, functional, combination formats. Traditional, modern, and creative designs.
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It Takes More Than A Resume To Get A Job

It Takes More Than A Resume To Get A Job | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
If you’re visiting this web site, you understand the importance of having a polished looking resume to use during your job search. Whereas having a marketable resume is extremely important, a fantastic resume by itself won’t get you a job.

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Career coach: Job-searching tips for the over-50s - Chicago Daily Herald

Career coach: Job-searching tips for the over-50s - Chicago Daily Herald | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
Career coach: Job-searching tips for the over-50s
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You could be asked to complete various assessments, be part of multiple interviews, be asked to give presentations, among other hurdles.

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deborah johns's curator insight, June 16, 3:01 PM

Another good article with points for all job seekers, not just the 50+ crowd.  Tip #4 is so important to distinguish yourself from the competition.  I always ask why do you want to work for Sprint?  You can find a wealth of information at www.Sprint.jobs and www.Sprint.com.


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3 Tips For A Persuasive Executive Cover Letter

3 Tips For A Persuasive Executive Cover Letter | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
As an executive, a cover letter is a crucial part of your job search package. It is going to be read by high-level people within the company, and you need it to be effective enough to get your resume moved to the interview pile.
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101 Career Tips, Each in 140 Characters or Less - Mashable

101 Career Tips, Each in 140 Characters or Less - Mashable | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
101 Career Tips, Each in 140 Characters or Less
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We know — you want great career advice, but sometimes, you just don't have time to read lengthy articles or books.
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Why The Job Search Process Is Similar To Dating

Why The Job Search Process Is Similar To Dating | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
This article was written by Steven Steinfeld, a career and job search coach to students, recent grads, and professionals, on behalf of the Happy Grad Project.
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8 Ways To Beat Job Search Burnout

8 Ways To Beat Job Search Burnout | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
Burnout. You probably know the dangers of burnout, but do you also realize that you can become burned out from a job search?
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5 Little Resume Tweaks Employers Are Begging For | CAREEREALISM

5 Little Resume Tweaks Employers Are Begging For | CAREEREALISM | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
If you write your resume like everyone else, you're not going to stand out. Here are five little resume tweaks employers are BEGGING you to use... (RT @CAREEREALISM: If you format your #resume the same as everyone else, you're going to be ignored.

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deborah johns's curator insight, May 12, 9:54 AM

Good three minute read on how to personalize your resume for obtaining each of your applied to opportunities. 

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13 Things Your Resume Writer Won’t Tell You

13 Things Your Resume Writer Won’t Tell You | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
Want to hire someone to polish up your old resume so you can land your next great job? Think it’ll be as simple as handing over a list of job titles, a brief description of your duties, and maybe coming up with an accomplishment or two?

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5 Tips for answering job interview questions | Cpl Career Advice

5 Tips for answering job interview questions | Cpl Career Advice | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
RT @UsitTravel: Looking for work abroad? 5 Tips for answering job interview questions http://t.co/gEm5fSbVvi via @IrishTimes

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How Do You Best Manage Your Online Reputation?

Even when not actively job searching, you must constantly maintain your online professionalism.
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4 Steps For Taking Your Networking To The Next Level

4 Steps For Taking Your Networking To The Next Level | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
While being on the job search is a daunting task for most, it’s important to enjoy the process. After all, having a positive attitude can make a world of difference! But how can you maintain a positive attitude during a long, frustrating job search?
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Go Guerrilla: 10 Job Search Tactics that Work

Go Guerrilla: 10 Job Search Tactics that Work | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
Career experts claim that only 20% of open positions are posted online. So if you want to get a job faster, become part of the 20% that is seeking 80% of the jobs... those which aren’t posted online. In other words, you must go guerrilla.
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Top 5 Tips for Today's Job Seekers: It's a Whole New Game Out There - Wauwatosa Now

Top 5 Tips for Today's Job Seekers: It's a Whole New Game Out There - Wauwatosa Now | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
Top 5 Tips for Today's Job Seekers: It's a Whole New Game Out There Wauwatosa Now The Bureau of Labor and Statistics stat on job seekers does not include those who have temporarily given up their search due to discouragement or took early...

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Do Cover Letters Matter?

Do Cover Letters Matter? | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
Cover letters are one of those application requirements everyone seems to have an opinion about.

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James Schreier's curator insight, June 16, 12:13 PM

Basics -- and correct!

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How To Job Search While You’re Still Employed

How To Job Search While You’re Still Employed | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
Looking for another job could be difficult, especially when you’re already employed. You have to make extra time to look for work – a task that’s hard to pull off after an eight hour shift.
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Don’t Flop the Follow-Up: Develop a Networking Plan That Gets Results for Your Job Search

Don’t Flop the Follow-Up: Develop a Networking Plan That Gets Results for Your Job Search | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
If you want to make a good impression, you better not flop the follow-up. Think of a “follow-up” as a way stay connected to those you network with during your job search.
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How To Increase Your Job Prospects By Using The Internet

How To Increase Your Job Prospects By Using The Internet | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
Today’s job search is far removed from the traditional strategies of looking through the wanted ads in the paper and putting your CV in the post.
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5 Reasons Recent Grads Get a Failing Grade at Job Search

5 Reasons Recent Grads Get a Failing Grade at Job Search | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
“I’ve been sending out my resume for months and not hearing anything back.”
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had a recent grad call with that exact same statement. It’s practically epidemic – and certainly a symptom of bigger issues.
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Unleash Your Potential: Don't flaunt your job search while at the workplace - Times Herald-Record

Unleash Your Potential: Don't flaunt your job search while at the workplace - Times Herald-Record | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
Unleash Your Potential: Don't flaunt your job search while at the workplace
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There are numerous reasons why it's in your best interest to maintain a low profile at work if you are looking for a new job.
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Is LinkedIn More Effective Than a Resume?

Is LinkedIn More Effective Than a Resume? | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it

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Dana Leavy-Detrick's curator insight, May 9, 1:43 AM

You're way more likely to get hired if you're on LinkedIn