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5 Ways to Create Visual Blog Content with Mind Maps

5 Ways to Create Visual Blog Content with Mind Maps | International Career | Scoop.it
Experiment with these 5 approaches to mind maps to create smart, eye-catching blog content. You'll find that mind maps are an ideal form of visual, shareable content you may want to add to your rep...
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Crafting the Perfect Resume

Crafting the Perfect Resume | International Career | Scoop.it
Crafting a perfect resume is not an impossible task. Paying attention to basic elements can make all the difference in having a resume that gets added to a pile of others or standing out like the r...
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Font : Use Georgia instead of Times News Roman

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How Social Media Can Help (Or Hurt) You In Your Job Search - Forbes

How Social Media Can Help (Or Hurt) You In Your Job Search - Forbes | International Career | Scoop.it
What’s one way for hiring managers to learn who you are outside the confines of the résumé, cover letter and interview? Scanning your social media profiles. Here's what you'll want to do with you social profiles--and how to find a job on those sites.
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7 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Your Job Search - Forbes

7 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Your Job Search - Forbes | International Career | Scoop.it
InterviewSuccessFormula.com uncovered facts and figures about the job search process that you probably didn't know.
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10 Tips To Staying Positive While Looking For A Job | CAREEREALISM

10 Tips To Staying Positive While Looking For A Job | CAREEREALISM | International 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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I will add: Get organized:  use a file to keep and retrieve information easily  articles, resumes, test, interview logs, company and comtact lists etc

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Career Growth or Time to Change: 6 Signs to Consider

Career Growth or Time to Change: 6 Signs to Consider | International Career | Scoop.it

People don’t want to sell their souls anymore; they want to make a difference in their careers."

 

"Employees are tired of the reality shows that take place within their companies."

 

"People are well aware of the powerful changes that are taking place across multiple fronts.  ...the U.S. economy; the new skill-sets,...the demographic shift,... the rapidly increasing online connectivity amongst 2 billion people,... just to name a few." - Glenn Liopis, http://blogs.forbes.com/glennllopis/


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streetsmartprof's curator insight, February 13, 2013 9:15 AM

Glenn provides various signs to be aware of as you consider your career growth where you are, or maybe where you should be instead.

 

Only you can decide the path you need to walk. My only advice, find a job and a company you believe in and your growth will be both internal and external.

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7 Tips To Jump Start Your Job Search | CAREEREALISM

7 Tips To Jump Start Your Job Search | CAREEREALISM | International Career | Scoop.it
Is your job search in a slump? Do you think it's time for a change of pace? Here are seven tips to jump start your job search efforts.
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Good tips on how to start your job search

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Social media, Networking and Social Recruiting Trends 2013

Slideshare presentation : Social Media, Networking and Social Recruiting New Trends 2013 Privacy Implications On Using Facebook 

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What's hot in 2013 in Social Media : Impact on HR and Recruiting. Focus on New Facebook features and privacy implication

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4 Vital Resume Tips From Career Pros

4 Vital Resume Tips From Career Pros | International Career | Scoop.it
Jorgen SundbergJorgen is the original Undercover Recruiter, after 7 years in tech recruiting he now helps companies with social media for recruitment, sales & marketing at Link Humans in London.
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How to Look and Act Old in Your Job Search | CareerPro | Individual Outplacement Solutions and Career Branding

How to Look and Act Old in Your Job Search | CareerPro | Individual Outplacement Solutions and Career Branding | International Career | Scoop.it
Individual Outplacement Solutions -- 20+ years of experience and thousands of satisfied clients and customers. View success stories, program packages & executive job search tools.
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5 Soft Skills to Showcase in an Interview

5 Soft Skills to Showcase in an Interview | International Career | Scoop.it
Your personality could push you out of the running for the top job.
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Are you likable ? Emotional intelligence, otherwise known as soft skills, is the category of skills most likely involved when evaluating likability or fit.

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12 Ways to Connect, Create, and Collaborate Using Google Hangouts

12 Ways to Connect, Create, and Collaborate Using Google Hangouts | International Career | Scoop.it
You're a content marketer, and you care about connection and collaboration. But you live in a remote village in Alaska, and you can't just hop down to the l
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10 Things You're Doing That Could Wreck Your Chance of Finding a Job

10 Things You're Doing That Could Wreck Your Chance of Finding a Job | International Career | Scoop.it
If your search has gone longer than it should, there's one common denominator: you.
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The Gen Y Workforce: What Causes Differences Around the Globe?

The Gen Y Workforce: What Causes Differences Around the Globe? | International Career | Scoop.it
There has been a lot written recently on Generation Y (or Millkennials) in the U.S, but today I'm focusing on Gen Y globally. You may not realize it, but Gen Y actually exists in other …
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 Gen Y actually exists in other countries. It is not unique to the U.S.

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Cross Cultural Management – a comparison between IKEA Canada and IKEA Sweden (Management Project) | ProjectAbstracts.com – Projects Ideas and Downloads

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Personal Branding 2.0: Up-Level Yourself [examples] - Communicate [your] Skills

Personal Branding 2.0: Up-Level Yourself [examples] - Communicate [your] Skills | International Career | Scoop.it
Personal branding is about crafting your career around who you are. Look at these 9 celebrity women, and learn what they did to up-level themselves.
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Interesting case studies.

randall kahn's curator insight, April 18, 2013 4:18 PM

Will You Get A Second Chance at a First Impression?

 

http://randallkahn.com/2013/04/st-louis-headshot-photographer-44.html

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How To Transform Your Resume From Vintage To Viral | CAREEREALISM

How To Transform Your Resume From Vintage To Viral | CAREEREALISM | International Career | Scoop.it
Not getting interviews? Your resume might be outdated. Give it a face lift! Find out how to transform your resume with these easy steps.
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Useful tips on using the right resume format for online search

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The New Résumé: It's 140 Characters

The New Résumé: It's 140 Characters | International Career | Scoop.it
Twitter is becoming the new job board, and it is also becoming the new résumé. Some recruiters are turning to the social network to post jobs, while job seekers are trying to summarize their CVs in 140 characters or six-second videos.
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 "The Web is your CV and social networks are your references."

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The 5 Most Worthless Phrases in Your LinkedIn Headline

The 5 Most Worthless Phrases in Your LinkedIn Headline | International Career | Scoop.it
Your LinkedIn Headline is arguably the most important piece of real estate within your Profile. Yet, most users remain confused about its true function, and what to use (in place of the default, wh...
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Seems obvious right ? How much of those words did you use on your Linkedin Profile and Resume ?

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How to Job Hunt When You’ve Been Away from the Workforce

How to Job Hunt When You’ve Been Away from the Workforce | International Career | Scoop.it
You’ve probably heard the saying that it’s easier to get a job when you have a job. Well, what if you don’t currently have a job? What if you haven’t had a job for a long period of time?
Don’t despair.
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29 LinkedIn Tips Everyone Should Use

29 LinkedIn Tips Everyone Should Use | International Career | Scoop.it
LinkedIn continues to be cited as one of the top sites for sales professionals, recruiters, and job seekers. Is the site continuing its' explosive growth? LinkedIn recorded 4.2 billion professional...
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Personal Awareness and Self-Assessment

Learn about the VISTA model for personal awareness and self-assessment"

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Good summary of the different steps you need to follow to start a new career. Career coaching helps you identify what truly matters to you both consciously and unscounsciously.

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Victory for tech industry: H1B visas for high-skilled workers including India could double - The Economic Times

Victory for tech industry: H1B visas for high-skilled workers including India could double - The Economic Times | International Career | Scoop.it
In a major victory for the tech industry, US visas for high-skilled foreign workers, including those from India, could double under a bipartisan Senate immigration plan, according to the Washington Post.
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The United States H1B visa is a non-immigrant visa, which allows a US company to employ a foreign individual for up to six years.


For following spouses: Dependents of the H1B alien are granted H-4 visas, which are not employment-authorized. Thus they cannot work

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MBA courses boom in Russian business schools - Telegraph

MBA courses boom in Russian business schools - Telegraph | International Career | Scoop.it
Many Russian schools now offer high-quality MBAs. But the legacy of the chaotic Nineties means they aren’t always recognised abroad.
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