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3 Hobbies That Will Make You Stand Out to Employers - Jobacle.com BLOG - Career Advice Blog

3 Hobbies That Will Make You Stand Out to Employers - Jobacle.com BLOG - Career Advice Blog | Navigating Unemployment | Scoop.it
There are a few standard principles that all employers demand from a new employee, like a positive...
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Be more than just a one dimensional resume.

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Traditionally, hobbies are omitted from the resume; and for good reason. Employers can get bogged down in too many irrelevant details. Consider which of your hobbies will make you seem like a natural fit for your target companies. #innov8u #careers #hiring #marketing #blogging #networking #volunteering

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3 steps to handle the rejection call when it comes

3 steps to handle the rejection call when it comes | Navigating Unemployment | Scoop.it
The old adage of hope for the best, but plan for the worst applies to the job search in many, many, ways. In this case we are looking at the emotional side of dealing with rejection.Hopefully you w...
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Seth's Blog: On adding a zero

Seth's Blog: On adding a zero | Navigating Unemployment | Scoop.it
What happens if, instead of one sales call a day, you make ten? Or if instead of 3 freelancers working on scaling your work, you have thirty? What happens if you add a zero in places where it feels impossible...
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This applies to not only sales calls, but networking calls as well. Add to this, "What would happen if you added a zero to each of your efforts in finding a career? Calling one person a day, call ten. Plan on creating a couple blog posts, write twenty." Buckle down and get the real work done. I am writing/talking to myself here, as well as others. It is the tough work to get done.

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Me and Jessica Fletcher

Me and Jessica Fletcher | Navigating Unemployment | Scoop.it
Do you ever feel like Angela Lansbury, or more specifically Jessica Fletcher? Is your workplace in Cabot Cove?

Growing up, the Sunday night staple of Murder, She Wrote was must see viewing for m...
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Seth's Blog: The free-rider benefit

Seth's Blog: The free-rider benefit | Navigating Unemployment | Scoop.it
You're probably familiar with the free-rider problem. That's what economists call a situation in which someone benefits from the entire community paying for something without contributing themselves.
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An easy to understand, turn your thinking 90 degrees, new perspective. I'll be mentally chewing on this for a while. 

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Who are you? (aka Blue jeans and a golf shirt)

Who are you? (aka Blue jeans and a golf shirt) | Navigating Unemployment | Scoop.it
It wasn’t too long into my dating relationship with my wife when I told her, “I’m blue jeans and a golf shirt, cheeseburger and a Pepsi. If you’re looking for someone who is something other than t...
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3 Hobbies That Will Make You Stand Out to Employers - Jobacle.com BLOG - Career Advice Blog

3 Hobbies That Will Make You Stand Out to Employers - Jobacle.com BLOG - Career Advice Blog | Navigating Unemployment | Scoop.it
There are a few standard principles that all employers demand from a new employee, like a positive...
Matthew Cook's insight:

Be more than just a one dimensional resume.

more...
CATHLEEN SLONE's curator insight, June 12, 2013 1:03 PM

Traditionally, hobbies are omitted from the resume; and for good reason. Employers can get bogged down in too many irrelevant details. Consider which of your hobbies will make you seem like a natural fit for your target companies. #innov8u #careers #hiring #marketing #blogging #networking #volunteering