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Nice Guys Finish First: Counterintuitive Career Advice from UPenn’s Top-Rated Professor

Nice Guys Finish First: Counterintuitive Career Advice from UPenn’s Top-Rated Professor | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
Nice guys finish last. It’s an idiom that has been engrained into U.S. culture since baseball manager Leo Durocher first uttered the words in 1939. To get ahead in business you have to be cunning and ruthless, or so you may be led to believe.
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7 Tips To Jump Start Your Job Search | CAREEREALISM

7 Tips To Jump Start Your Job Search | CAREEREALISM | Mentor+ 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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How To Know It's The Right Time For A Career Leap | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

How To Know It's The Right Time For A Career Leap | Fast Company | Business + Innovation | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
AHAlife founder Shauna Mei had a dream job at Goldman Sachs when entrepreneurial fever took holdbut she didn't immediately act on it. Here's how to re...
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Wait for "a moment of clarity where you’re absolutely 100% determined that this is what I’m meant to do."

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Need a Job? Invent It

Need a Job? Invent It | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
Finding a job is so 20th century. That is why young people today need to be more “innovation ready” than “college ready.”
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5 Ways to Find Jobs Without Using a Job Board

5 Ways to Find Jobs Without Using a Job Board | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
When it comes to searching for open positions online, big job boards can be a double-edged sword: You either find an overwhelming 200 pages of open positions (that you’ll never have the time or pati (RT @NPRjobs: 5 Ways to Find Jobs Without Using ...
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Don’t be an Ediot: 3 Ways to Crush Your Credibility on LinkedIn - Social-Hire

Don’t be an Ediot: 3 Ways to Crush Your Credibility on LinkedIn - Social-Hire | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it

“Oh, Look! Got a live one in the net! (pun intended). Heave! Ho! Oh wait, it’s an ediot? Ah, well, won’t fetch much market value…dump it overboard, then…in one, two!

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A CIA Officer’s Guide to Networking Like a Spy

A CIA Officer’s Guide to Networking Like a Spy | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
Just like someone looking for that perfect job, CIA officers network to increase the odds of landing their next recruit. Here’s how you can network like a spy, too.
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Bad Career Advice: Six Tips You’ll Often Hear But Should Usually Ignore

Bad Career Advice: Six Tips You’ll Often Hear But Should Usually Ignore | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it

College students who are about to cross the threshold between academia and working life are typically besieged with well-meaning advice. Some of this advice is wise and useful, some of it is suspect and some of it is just plain silly.

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Awesome Career Advice From LinkedIn's Billionaire Founder

Awesome Career Advice From LinkedIn's Billionaire Founder | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
Welcome to "The Startup of You."
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How Career Changers Can Identify Transferable Skills | CAREEREALISM

How Career Changers Can Identify Transferable Skills | CAREEREALISM | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
So, you’re ready to move on in your career. The problem? You have no experience in your new chosen field. Find out how to identify transferable skills.
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How To Pay The Bills While Pursuing Your Dream Career | CAREEREALISM

How To Pay The Bills While Pursuing Your Dream Career | CAREEREALISM | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
These days, it's hard to find the right job in a reasonable amount of time. Learn how to pay the bills while pursuing your dream career.
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Smart Leaders and the Power of Collaboration - Forbes

Smart Leaders and the Power of Collaboration - Forbes | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
Collaboration is the keystone of leadership success. Don’t believe me?  Google  > sequestration < Anyone? Last week in Washington we saw an infantile exercise in acting out.
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Should Recruiting Without Resumes be Policy?

Should Recruiting Without Resumes be Policy? | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it

We see a lot of discussion about whether in the face of social media profiles, resumes are actually dead, not dead, undead, dying, not dying anytime soon, or alive and kicking. 

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Tips to ensure a recruiter picks you for the job

Tips to ensure a recruiter picks you for the job | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
Devashish Chakravarty So, you have finally decided to quit your job and move to greener pastures? The first step would be to update your resume, post it on job portals and professional networking...
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5 Weird Habits That Make People Successful And Awesome

5 Weird Habits That Make People Successful And Awesome | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
Because if you make enough money people call you eccentric instead of crazy.
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Servant Leadership: Tom Peters Style | workplace MOJO

Servant Leadership: Tom Peters Style | workplace MOJO | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
Servant Leadership: Tom Peters Style http://t.co/Xb8E3DcmKE via @MattMonge
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I love this comment from @ademangone on servant leadership..." At the end of the day, we broker conversations, remove barriers, knock down silos, and grease the wheels."

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What Recruiters Want to See on Your LinkedIn Profile

What Recruiters Want to See on Your LinkedIn Profile | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it

I recently suggested to a client that if you’re a professional and you’re not on LinkedIn, you very nearly don’t exist.
Don’t shoot the messenger. And, please, allow me to clarify.

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If you don't have a proper Linkedin profile update it now!

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Congratulations! You've Been Promoted to Management. Now What? - Business 2 Community

Congratulations! You've Been Promoted to Management. Now What? - Business 2 Community | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
Business 2 Community Congratulations! You've Been Promoted to Management. Now What?
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The New Rules of Leadership - Forbes

The New Rules of Leadership - Forbes | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
Spring is in the air, the days are getting longer and the crocuses are poking up their hopeful heads. Yet, these remain bleak times for too many job seekers, even leaders and managers with impressive resumes.
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A How To Guide: Networking to Expand Your Sphere of Influence | The Savvy Intern by YouTern

A How To Guide: Networking to Expand Your Sphere of Influence | The Savvy Intern by YouTern | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
We talk often about the importance of networking, online and off. But rarely do we talk about how to expand our sphere of influence – or exactly why.

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Twitterviewing May Be The New Resume

Twitterviewing May Be The New Resume | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
A new hiring process is gaining steam wherein one's twitter skills are given precedence over the conventional resume.
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Bullish: Every Weird Thing You Do Will Help You

Bullish: Every Weird Thing You Do Will Help You | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
I believe in working at home, at least I believe in working on your own schedule. Here’s how I’ve come to learn the benefits of having a ‘scattered’ career.
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How Not To Suck At Meetings #infographic | The Best Infographics on the Planet

How Not To Suck At Meetings #infographic | The Best Infographics on the Planet | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
Infographics that describe Social Media, Wordpress Plugins and Blogging
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Clive Davis: It Never Pays to Be a Know-It-All

Clive Davis: It Never Pays to Be a Know-It-All | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
The former head of Columbia Records learned early on what all CEOs must do: Embrace your strengths--and hire around your weaknesses.
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Why 'Follow Your Passion' Is The Worst Career Advice

Why 'Follow Your Passion' Is The Worst Career Advice | Mentor+ CAREER | Scoop.it
The advice to follow your passion dominates our current thinking on careers and happiness.
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