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7 Skills to Thrive, Not Just Survive, in Any Career

7 Skills to Thrive, Not Just Survive, in Any Career | Developing Job and Career Skills | Scoop.it
If career growth and job satisfaction are your objectives, just pretend that you are an entrepreneur.

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The 5 new rules of resume writing | New York Post

The 5 new rules of resume writing | New York Post | Developing Job and Career Skills | Scoop.it
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KerZBGv5oKs As an out-of-town job seeker based in Chicago, Stephanie Florence knew in 2011 that in order to land a job in New York City — nearly 900 miles away...
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Construction firms look to untapped resource for workers — women

Construction firms look to untapped resource for workers — women | Developing Job and Career Skills | Scoop.it
A number of Denver area construction firms are actively recruiting women for apprenticeship programs, in hopes of bolstering the industry's numbers both i
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Why Should I Hire You? - In Photos: 10 Toughest Interview Questions: Answered

Why Should I Hire You? - In Photos: 10 Toughest Interview Questions: Answered | Developing Job and Career Skills | Scoop.it

The most overlooked question is also the one most candidates are unprepared to answer. This is often because job applicants don't do their homework on the position. Your job is to illustrate why you are the most qualified candidate.

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New Grads, Your Dream Job Exists—Here's How to Find It

New Grads, Your Dream Job Exists—Here's How to Find It | Developing Job and Career Skills | Scoop.it
"What are you doing after graduation?"
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9 Important, Invisible Job Skills You Might Not Realize You Have

9 Important, Invisible Job Skills You Might Not Realize You Have | Developing Job and Career Skills | Scoop.it
It’s not just the bullet points on your resume that make for a successful career. These little workplace habits and attitudes count for more than you think.
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What are the ‘soft skills’ employers want? | Spotlight | About Us | National Careers Service

What are the ‘soft skills’ employers want? | Spotlight | About Us | National Careers Service | Developing Job and Career Skills | Scoop.it
It often comes out of survey results that employers value ‘soft skills’ just as much as hard, technical skills. But what are soft skills, and how do you show that you’ve got them? Read more…
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The hottest job skills for 2015

The hottest job skills for 2015 | Developing Job and Career Skills | Scoop.it
If there's one skill human resources professionals need in 2015, it is the ability to decipher people analytics.
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Kick off 2015 with killer job hunt tips with #BizChats Twitter chat

Kick off 2015 with killer job hunt tips with #BizChats Twitter chat | Developing Job and Career Skills | Scoop.it
Start fresh with tips that will swing the odds in your favor and take your resume to the top of the callbacks list.
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Applying for jobs without experience? Here's how to build and sell your skills

Applying for jobs without experience? Here's how to build and sell your skills | Developing Job and Career Skills | Scoop.it
Know the relevance of your skillset, show you can learn quickly and sell yourself in an interview
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HelpU lines up students with career work

HelpU lines up students with career work | Developing Job and Career Skills | Scoop.it
WORCESTER — Alex Turgeon, a management major at Clark University, is getting career-worthy experience and getting paid for it, thanks to HelpU, a job placement firm that matches college students with resumé-building jobs and experience.
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Counterintuitive career advice

Counterintuitive career advice | Developing Job and Career Skills | Scoop.it
You know how to write a resume and ask for a promotion. These talks go beyond the basics, offering insightful advice on how to think about our work lives.

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overflowMinds: 10 Skills You Need To Get a Job at Google

overflowMinds: 10 Skills You Need To Get a Job at Google | Developing Job and Career Skills | Scoop.it
small scripts and greate codes, tricks and tips for websites.
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The 21 Most Valuable Career Skills Now

The 21 Most Valuable Career Skills Now | Developing Job and Career Skills | Scoop.it
MONEY analyzed profiles across thousands of jobs to find the most valuable career skills. They'll boost your pay and improve your resume.
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Obama Has a Rather Untraditional Plan to Help Tech Companies Hire Smart New Employees

Obama Has a Rather Untraditional Plan to Help Tech Companies Hire Smart New Employees | Developing Job and Career Skills | Scoop.it
“It turns out it doesn’t matter where you learned code, it just matters how good you are at writing code,” President Obama said today at the National League of Cities conference. “If you can do the job, you should get the job.”
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Write A Resume That Helps You Land Your First Job | CAREEREALISM

Write A Resume That Helps You Land Your First Job | CAREEREALISM | Developing Job and Career Skills | Scoop.it

Your resume helps you land your first job by presenting you at your best to hiring managers who are looking for someone with your skills.

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Five rookie career mistakes and how to avoid them - CSMonitor.com

Five rookie career mistakes and how to avoid them - CSMonitor.com | Developing Job and Career Skills | Scoop.it
Your first job is an easy place to make mistakes. Avoiding these five mistakes will help you start out right!
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Top soft and technical skills that will get you hired

Top soft and technical skills that will get you hired | Developing Job and Career Skills | Scoop.it
When employers have several similar qualified candidates, the right mix of soft and technical skills can make the difference. Here's what companies look for in that next great hire.
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Know When to Apply for a Job You Aren't Qualified For

Know When to Apply for a Job You Aren't Qualified For | Developing Job and Career Skills | Scoop.it
Most job descriptions explain the skills the employer wants from the applicant. The Muse says if you think you can do 80% of the stuff they want, go ahead and apply.
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From Career Conversations to Deliberate Action

From Career Conversations to Deliberate Action | Developing Job and Career Skills | Scoop.it
Manager-employee career discussions are the first step toward an all-encompassing organizational career development program.
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These Are the Skills You Need if You Want to Be Headhunted

These Are the Skills You Need if You Want to Be Headhunted | Developing Job and Career Skills | Scoop.it
Good old-fashioned communications skills go a long way with recruiters
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Senators Detail Plans for No Child Left Behind Debate - U.S. News & World Report

Senators Detail Plans for No Child Left Behind Debate - U.S. News & World Report | Developing Job and Career Skills | Scoop.it
Under one option proposed by Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., states choose how and when to test students.
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Why December might be the best time of year to get hired

Why December might be the best time of year to get hired | Developing Job and Career Skills | Scoop.it
Before putting your job search on hold until the new year rolls around, you may want to consider this.
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Great Advice From LinkedIn On How To Succeed At Your Job

Great Advice From LinkedIn On How To Succeed At Your Job | Developing Job and Career Skills | Scoop.it
Study up: These articles will give you great advice.
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Teach the Need trains high school students hospitality skills - Charleston City Paper

Teach the Need trains high school students hospitality skills - Charleston City Paper | Developing Job and Career Skills | Scoop.it
If you graduated from high school before the Reagan era, you were probably taught some basic life skills alongside French, algebra, and ancient history.
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