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Build a Career Worth Having

Build a Career Worth Having | Good Advice | Scoop.it
A meaningful career doesn't just happen. You have to create it.

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Carrie Melissa Jones's curator insight, August 5, 2013 5:26 PM

Some incredibly helpful tips from Harbard Business Review. Because it's Harvard. And you should listen.

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Self-Discipline: Be the Boss of Yourself | Oh My! Handmade

Self-Discipline: Be the Boss of Yourself | Oh My! Handmade | Good Advice | Scoop.it
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Self-discipline not to procrastinate is definitely something I need to work on. 

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Why You Should Blog to Get Your Next Job

Why You Should Blog to Get Your Next Job | Good Advice | Scoop.it
Today’s savvy job seekers are blogging their way to success -- and job opportunities. Here’s why a blog can get you your next job.
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Great reasons to start a blog if you're a job seeker. 

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Five little rules for lean thought leadership

Five little rules for lean thought leadership | Good Advice | Scoop.it
Don't think of thought leadership as rocket science — think of it as rocket fuel. Continue reading →
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Good advice for anyone who works in any form of content.

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If management really doesn’t care about customers, quit your job | UserCentered - Customer service, customer support, community management, and other ways to keep your customers

If management really doesn’t care about customers, quit your job | UserCentered - Customer service, customer support, community management, and other ways to keep your customers | Good Advice | Scoop.it

How to convince bosses who don’t give a #&*! about customers to care: don’t.

Quit.

If the folks who are leading your organization truly don’t care about customers, two things are clear:

1) There’s no way the rest of the company can. People follow their leaders.
2) The company will fail. It might not be immediate, but listening to customers makes or breaks a company.

 

 
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I just wanna give this article a million standing ovations. Company culture starts from the top down. 

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3 Essentials to Landing Your Dream Job Using Social Media

3 Essentials to Landing Your Dream Job Using Social Media | Good Advice | Scoop.it
Landing your dream job is certainly no easy task. Uneployment rates range from 7.9% in the United States to as high as 50% in some countries. Even if you're employed currently, the reality is, at
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Learning to learn: a series on hacking your own brain

Learning to learn: a series on hacking your own brain | Good Advice | Scoop.it
I recently partook in a discussion among some fellow community managers on the best ways to learn about the industry and how to train its future generations.
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Connect With People Who Have The Job You Want

Connect With People Who Have The Job You Want | Good Advice | Scoop.it
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It means putting yourself out there and asking people to sit down with you, but it can be an excellent way to get help, advice, and connections. 

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Six of the Most Common Resume Flaws (and How to Fix Them)

Six of the Most Common Resume Flaws (and How to Fix Them) | Good Advice | Scoop.it
When job hunting, your résumé has a way of highlighting little career imperfections in black and white. Maybe you’ve job-hopped, had a long gap between gigs, or earned a degree that requires explaining (hello, art history majors!
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Beyond the basics like spelling and grammar, here are fixes for a few tricky resume problems. 

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How to Land a Better Job Without Ever Looking For it

How to Land a Better Job Without Ever Looking For it | Good Advice | Scoop.it
In this digital world of work, the era of personal branding and online networking, it’s possible to have appealing opportunities fall into your lap.
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Networking, Keeping your skills fresh, and Making sure people know about it... all keys to being invited to new jobs instead of having to look for them.

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Because You're a Sh!tty Leader - That's Why | Erika Napoletano -- I get people UNstuck.

Because You're a Sh!tty Leader - That's Why | Erika Napoletano -- I get people UNstuck. | Good Advice | Scoop.it
Why do brands have problems in social media with unruly employees? It's probably because you're a sh!tty leader.
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On the same vein as Evan's piece: If the leader is crappy, the output is crappy. 

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19 Things Successful People Do On Social Media

19 Things Successful People Do On Social Media | Good Advice | Scoop.it
Twitter Master Calvin Lee of Mayhem Studios Ideas for Successful Social Media Relationships and Campaigns #1: They believe. Successful people believe they are adding value to your day, on and off social media.
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"Successful people believe they are adding value to your day, on and off social media." This needs to be my new mantra.

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The Resume Is Dead, The Bio Is King

The Resume Is Dead, The Bio Is King | Good Advice | Scoop.it
Why writing a compelling personal bio is crucial to your career, and tips on how to craft one.

Via Carrie Melissa Jones
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For those with non-traditional backgrounds, this is a great shift. 

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Carrie Melissa Jones's curator insight, May 3, 2013 7:36 PM

People want to hear stories, not read bullet points. Love reading a good bio!