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12 Unique Skills Millennials Need for Career Success

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More great advice from members of @theyec... "12 Unique Skills #Millennials Need for #Career Success" http://t.co/8MnmRCUk
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10 Tips For Effectively Using Your LinkedIn Status Update

10 Tips For Effectively Using Your LinkedIn Status Update | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
One of the features of LinkedIn that tends to be underutilized is the “LinkedIn Status Update” (also called your “Network Update”) in your LinkedIn Profile.
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The Seven Layers Of Your Personal Network

The Seven Layers Of Your Personal Network | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
NOTE: This is a book excerpt with minor edits from You Know Everybody! A Career Girl’s Guide to Building a Network That Works by Marcy Twete.
When it comes to your network, you have to strike a cool balance.
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9 Dangerous Job Search Land Mines To Avoid

9 Dangerous Job Search Land Mines To Avoid | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
When you have to walk through land mines that others have laid it is understandable, but when you have laid the mines yourself, then there is a bigger problem. Land mines are meant to be a surprise for the enemy.
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Passion Vs. Hobby: Which One Is Better For Your Career?

Passion Vs. Hobby: Which One Is Better For Your Career? | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
As someone who’s decided to follow a career in journalism I am often asked: why do you want to be journalist? The answer for me is simple – because I want to pursue my passion: writing about the things that matter.
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How To Use LinkedIn To Get A Job: Part 2

How To Use LinkedIn To Get A Job: Part 2 | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
The following is an excerpt with minor edits from The Social Media Why: A Busy Professional’s Practical Guide to Using Social Media Including LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+ and Blogs for Business by Crystal Washington.
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11 Steps To The Top Of The Career Ladder

11 Steps To The Top Of The Career Ladder | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
If you’re a young professional who’s determined, ambitious and eager, it’s highly likely you won’t be satisfied with where you are now forever. This is just the starting point right? You want much much more, but how do you get there?
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Are Millennials Really the 'Me Me Me' Generation? An Expert Roundup

Are Millennials Really the 'Me Me Me' Generation? An Expert Roundup | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
Time magazine believes millennials are a 'me me me' generation of narcissists. I polled my colleagues to see what they think about todays young workforce. (Are Millennials Really the 'Me Me Me' Generation?
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8 Snacks To Satisfy Stress Munchies

8 Snacks To Satisfy Stress Munchies | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
There’s no doubt about it—looking for a job or just thinking about looking for a job can be very stressful. And many of us start to snack when we’re under stress.
The snacks you choose to try to satisfy the stress munchies make a real difference.
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4 C’s To Career Success

4 C’s To Career Success | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
Creating the life and career success you want and deserve is simple common sense. It’s not hard, but you need to do it right.
First, focus on the four C’s of success: clarity, commitment, confidence, and competence.
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Worst LinkedIn Summary Ever | CAREEREALISM

Worst LinkedIn Summary Ever | CAREEREALISM | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
During a serious job search, simply listing your opinion of yourself is the worst use of a LinkedIn summary you can possible implement. Trust me!
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Recruiting: The Beautiful Backlash - The Undercover Recruiter

Recruiting: The Beautiful Backlash - The Undercover Recruiter | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
In my last blog post, I wrote about the unfair advantages good-looking people experience in the workplace, and a new website looking to capitalize on them.
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How To Prove You’re The Perfect Person For The Job

How To Prove You’re The Perfect Person For The Job | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
Don’t you love when someone just “gets” that you’re the perfect person for the job? They see your value and what you bring to the table immediately, but then there are others you’ll never convince.
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3 Steps To Move Ahead In Your Career

3 Steps To Move Ahead In Your Career | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
In order to move ahead in your career, you have to generate a lot of energy. Sometimes you can get stagnant and out of practice at making things happen. Here is a simple five-minute/three-step way to get back on track: 1.
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Discovering What You Really Want

Discovering What You Really Want | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
Having trouble discovering what you really want? Read on…
Remember playing make-believe games as a child? Maybe you used to leap off of the furniture wearing a Superman cape. Or you imagined yourself on a “Raiders of the Lost Ark” adventure.
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What Does Your LinkedIn Headline Say About You?

What Does Your LinkedIn Headline Say About You? | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
Did you realize LinkedIn has a built-in marketing and search engine-friendly capability that is easy to use – and often overlooked? Well, neither do most job hunters.
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Drowning In Jargon: What Workers Really Think Of Business-Speak

Drowning In Jargon: What Workers Really Think Of Business-Speak | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
When talking to a colleague who’s wedded to his job, a demanding client or someone who’s trying to sound more professional and knowledgeable than they actually are, there might be something you’ve picked up on.
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George Clooney Had My Job

George Clooney Had My Job | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
When people ask me what I did before I became a career coach, I say, “Have you seen the movie “Up in the Air” with George Clooney?” At which point, they say, “Yes!
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10 Things to Know Before Quitting Your Job and Embracing a New Lifestyle

10 Things to Know Before Quitting Your Job and Embracing a New Lifestyle | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
You deserve to live an adventurous and joyful life. Here’s what you need to know before you jump.
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The 2 Biggest Reasons You Can’t Decide on a Career Direction

The 2 Biggest Reasons You Can’t Decide on a Career Direction | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
Wish you knew what you wanted to be when you grew up? Here’s why you’re still having trouble answering that question.
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Managers Lie Because You Want Them To

Managers Lie Because You Want Them To | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
In an effort to keep employees happy (and out of their hair), many managers lie and tell people they are doing a great job - even when they aren’t.
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How Professional is Your Recruiter? LinkedIn Will Tell You!

How Professional is Your Recruiter? LinkedIn Will Tell You! | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
A LinkedIn profile is powerful, but LinkedIn itself can tell you a whole lot more than you think…. I loved this recent piece I read from Punk Rock HR’s Laurie Ruettimann on questions to ask a recruitment consultant.
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What Successful People Do During Lunch

What Successful People Do During Lunch | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
Do you take your lunch break at your desk staring blankly at your computer You're doing it wrong. Here are productivitypowering energyboosting tips...
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How to Tell People What You Do—and Be Remembered

How to Tell People What You Do—and Be Remembered | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
The absolute best way to answer, So, what do you do? Spark a feeling.
Greg Johnston's insight:

People will forget what you said and did but not how you made them feel... so true.

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How To Help Top Talent Thrive - TalentCulture - World of Work

How To Help Top Talent Thrive - TalentCulture - World of Work | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
Does your organization have extraordinary contributors who need to be led in a special way? How can you motivate them to perform at their peak, for the benefit of all?Read More (RT @nancyrubin Love it!
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5 Tips For A Great Casual Friday Look

5 Tips For A Great Casual Friday Look | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
Ah, Friday. Everyone is relaxed, happy, and excited for the weekend. What a great day of the week!
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