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How To: Follow Up After a Job Interview

How To: Follow Up After a Job Interview | Employability and Career | Scoop.it
An HR Bartender reader asks – what’s the best way to follow up after a job interview? We ask Kevin W. Grossman and Chris Havrilla for their thoughts.
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The Career Adventure - Thomas Gelmi

The Career Adventure - Thomas Gelmi | Employability and Career | Scoop.it
Increasing complexity and diminishing workplace security define our society. We live in a time in which straight careers with long lasting company affiliation have been replaced by an increasing number of patchwork careers.
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Three Ways to Get Unstuck in Your Career

Three Ways to Get Unstuck in Your Career | Employability and Career | Scoop.it
If you feel stuck in your career path, conventional wisdom says to push through and try harder. That is probably the worst career advice you’ll ever get.
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There Are Only Four Jobs in the Whole World – Are You in the Right One?

There Are Only Four Jobs in the Whole World – Are You in the Right One? | Employability and Career | Scoop.it
For the past 30 years my company has been involved in creating over 2,500 different performance-based job descriptions that define the actual work a person needs to do to be considered successful.
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10 Tips To Staying Positive While Looking For A Job

10 Tips To Staying Positive While Looking For A Job | Employability and Career | Scoop.it
Job searching can be tough and emotional. The key is to remain upbeat. Here are 10 tips to help you stay positive while looking for a job.
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What's your career path: journey or destination?

What's your career path: journey or destination? | Employability and Career | Scoop.it
When asked about career path, some are quick to say things like “VP of … in 10 years” or “world’s expert in ….” Others might say “work in engineering
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What Will You Create to Make the World Awesome?

What Will You Create to Make the World Awesome? | Employability and Career | Scoop.it
How to approach your career by design, not default.
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Great read! I use very similar tools when working with clients in career coaching processes - with amazing insights and results. It is all about visualizing and becoming more aware of what's really important to you.
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Confidence is King

Confidence is King | Employability and Career | Scoop.it

Ask any businessman or woman and they will tell you the same thing – confidence is a vital ingredient in the recipe for success. In other words, if you want to be really good at anything ...

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Build your career around your strentghs, not your weaknesses!

Build your career around your strentghs, not your weaknesses! | Employability and Career | Scoop.it

The best advice I ever received came from my dad, Don Clifton. It was actually a piece of simple, yet profound wisdom that has shaped my life. “Your weaknesses will never develop,” he told me, “while your strengths will develop infinitely.”

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Career Advice From A To Z: "A" As In "Application strategy"

Career Advice From A To Z: "A" As In "Application strategy" | Employability and Career | Scoop.it
Applying can be a full-time job. Defining an application strategy can help you to better manage the efforts - and to get that new job!
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4 Rules To Get Your Online Image Right | Career advice

4 Rules To Get Your Online Image Right | Career advice | Employability and Career | Scoop.it
In the age of social networks, the online image has increasing importance and will most likely have an impact on your future career moves
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Beratung für entlassene Manager boomt - News

Beratung für entlassene Manager boomt - News | Employability and Career | Scoop.it
2012 hatten sich rund 5000 entlassene Kader bei der Stellensuche beraten lassen und Outplacement-Angebote in Anspruch genommen. Im Jahr davor waren es noch 40 Prozent weniger.
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Don't Like Your Job? Change It (Without Quitting)

Don't Like Your Job? Change It (Without Quitting) | Employability and Career | Scoop.it
Sometimes you know your job just isn't right for you. Maybe you're in the wrong field, don't enjoy the work, feel surrounded by untrustworthy coworkers, or have an incompetent boss. Most people would tell you to find something that's a better fit.
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The Problem With Your Elevator Pitch--And How To Fix It

The Problem With Your Elevator Pitch--And How To Fix It | Employability and Career | Scoop.it
At a recent networking event, I walked up to woman who, like me, was trying to balance a plastic tumbler of wine, a plate of cheese, and a handful of business cards. We laughed at our shared predicament, put down our plates and introduced ourselves.
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The Career is Dead

The Career is Dead | Employability and Career | Scoop.it
A substantive portion of the working population now earns its livelihood doing a job that didn't exist 10 or 20 years ago.
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Are You Only Pretending to Be in the Right Job?

Are You Only Pretending to Be in the Right Job? | Employability and Career | Scoop.it
Every day I come across people who are in the wrong job. You do, too. They are sad, unhelpful and may seem incompetent. It's tempting to get mad at them, but the more humane response is compassion.
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3 Steps To An Outstanding Personal Branding Statement | CAREEREALISM

3 Steps To An Outstanding Personal Branding Statement | CAREEREALISM | Employability and Career | Scoop.it
A personal branding statement reflects your professional reputation. Here are three easy steps to creating an YOUR personal branding statement.
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"I've Never Had To Look For A Job Before!" The Challenge For Executives

For decades, many senior executives easily drove their career through advancement and opportunities that were presented to them. Or their network was always able to provide connections. More than ever before executives are finding themselves struggling to secure their next assignment. The "Ole Boy's Network" just isn't what it used to be. Almost a day doesn't go bye that an executive doesn't say to me, "I've never had to look for a job before." Many executives don't know where to begin and end up making classic mistakes. Here are some guidelines to help executives drive their search.
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How To Make Your Cover Letter Stand Out

How To Make Your Cover Letter Stand Out | Employability and Career | Scoop.it
Why do all the cover letters I see look the same? BORING! It's time to get noticed - Find out how to make your cover letter stand out of the crowd.
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Erste Hilfe Karriere: So gelingt der Berufswechsel - in zehn Schritten - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Erste Hilfe Karriere: So gelingt der Berufswechsel - in zehn Schritten - SPIEGEL ONLINE | Employability and Career | Scoop.it
Jeder, wirklich jeder, findet seinen Beruf manchmal zu öde, zu stressig, zu sonstwas.
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Words to Leave off Your Résumé

Words to Leave off Your Résumé | Employability and Career | Scoop.it
What you put on your resume can be as important as what you leave off. Experts offer advice on what words you should leave off your resume the next time you look for a job.
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How to Think About Risk When Investing in Your Career

How to Think About Risk When Investing in Your Career | Employability and Career | Scoop.it

Risk tends to get a bad rap. We associate it with things like losing money in the stock market, or riding a motorcycle without a helmet. But risk isn’t the enemy!

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To keep our ancestors alive, Mother Nature evolved a brain that routinely tricked them into making three mistakes: overestimating threats, underestimating opportunities, and underestimating resources

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How To Get Headhunted - Written By A Headhunter

How To Get Headhunted - Written By A Headhunter | Employability and Career | Scoop.it
Do you have to wait until WE call YOU or can you influence your destiny? Here are 7 tips how to get headhunted - written by a headhunter
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Climbing Your Way Out of a Professional Rut [SLIDESHOW] | Official LinkedIn Blog

Climbing Your Way Out of a Professional Rut [SLIDESHOW] | Official LinkedIn Blog | Employability and Career | Scoop.it
Feeling frustrated with your career? You're not alone. A recent discussion in Connect: Professional Women Network, powered by Citi asked for advice on what to do when you feel stuck.
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Great advice - and not just for women!

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Work That Sings

How much control can we have over the process of building a rewarding career? That question came up again and again recently at GE’s Crotonville university, where I had the opportunity to spend
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