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SharedBy Engagement Bar & Social Analytics

SharedBy Engagement Bar & Social Analytics | Unemployment | Scoop.it
SharedBy is a Social Marketing and Analytics platform that helps you optimize your social media engagement. SharedBy's innovative Engagement Bar™ helps content creators extend their brand and promote their products through shared links.
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With so much out of the control of the jobseeker, here are two key factors that they con control. 

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Five Top Resume Turnoffs

Five Top Resume Turnoffs | Unemployment | Scoop.it
People make snap judgments about your resume within seconds. A professional resume writer offers advice about how to avoid the not-so-obvious turnoffs.
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These are solid, tried and tested insights. 

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Would Your Name Be on the Layoff List?

Want to avoid getting laid off? Make sure you don't have any of these characteristics.
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If you are in a new job, this list is a security blanket for the next layoff. 

 

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So You Hate Your Job: Here's How to Make Things Better

What should you do when you hate your job, but you can't quit?
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Here are some practical suggestions on how not to feel caught in your current job. 

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Top Tips for Handling Unusual Interview Questions - TheEmployable

Top Tips for Handling Unusual Interview Questions
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The MOST Dreaded Question You’ll Face in Your Next HR Interview…And How To Answer it!

The MOST Dreaded Question You’ll Face in Your Next HR Interview…And How To Answer it! | Unemployment | Scoop.it
By Alan Collins  “Frankly, I consider myself a Superman for this job.  And so my only weakness is kryptonite.” That’s what an HR director candidate once said to our panel of interviewers at PepsiCo.
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EVERY Jobseeker MUST read this article. The insight is clear and critical to every job search. 

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How To Tell If A Company Culture Will Be A Bad Fit

How To Tell If A Company Culture Will Be A Bad Fit | Unemployment | Scoop.it
There are clues that can tell you whether a company is somewhere you'll be happy working or not. Here are five ways to help figure it out.
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For all jobseekers, this step is critical when ensuring a job will be sustainable. 

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How to Get a Job in a Changing Economy

How to Get a Job in a Changing Economy | Unemployment | Scoop.it
The best approach is doing and connecting.
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News everyone should read.

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Is your thinking killing your job search? —forwardmotioncareers.com Forward Motion Careers

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Most people don't know how to manage an interview blunder. Here is some excellent research on how to do just that.

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Knowing who we are in the workplace is a critical step in finding a job  that is satisfying, sustainable, and meets our financial goals. 

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Job-Hunting Dilemma: 5 Reasons Why You Didn't Make The Cut

Job-Hunting Dilemma: 5 Reasons Why You Didn't Make The Cut | Unemployment | Scoop.it
In today's tough economic climate, there's tough competition for every position. A headhunter explains why people don't get past the first interview.
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Phone interviews and it goes dead. Here are some helpful tips. 

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Job-Hunting Dilemma: 5 Reasons Why You Didn't Make The Cut

Job-Hunting Dilemma: 5 Reasons Why You Didn't Make The Cut | Unemployment | Scoop.it
In today's tough economic climate, there's tough competition for every position. A headhunter explains why people don't get past the first interview.
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Jorg Stegemann brings solid insight. A must read.

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Where the grass really is greener in the job search

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Excellent graphic to help jobseekers and businesses see the relative labor pool by geographic area. 

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11 Resume Myths Busted

11 Resume Myths Busted | Unemployment | Scoop.it
Crafting the perfect résumé is enough of a challenge before you try to factor in all the myths that surround the process. However, some of those common myths — including your ré...
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These are right on target!

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Which Grammar Mistakes Will Keep You From Getting A Good Job?

Which Grammar Mistakes Will Keep You From Getting A Good Job? | Unemployment | Scoop.it
You don't realize it, but you're both a grammar snob and a grammar slob.
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Jobseekers take heed. Add these to your check list before you send your resume. 

 

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Mistakes To Avoid During Informational Interviews | Come Recommended

Mistakes To Avoid During Informational Interviews | Come Recommended | Unemployment | Scoop.it
College students need to prepare for their informational interviews in order to build professional connections.
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College students - here's the difference between an informational interview and an investigative interview. Knowing the difference is critical.

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Résumé fonts and ATS – the facts!

Résumé fonts and ATS – the facts! | Unemployment | Scoop.it
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Fonts can make a difference between the black hole and getting read. 

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6 Things Hiring Managers Think But Don't Say

6 Things Hiring Managers Think But Don't Say | Unemployment | Scoop.it
The best interviewers have excellent poker faces.
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Here are some good reminders.

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Survey: 37% of your prospective employers are looking you up on Facebook

Survey: 37% of your prospective employers are looking you up on Facebook | Unemployment | Scoop.it
In the wake of employers going so far as to ask prospective employees to hand over their Facebook passwords, a practice that has been heavily frowned upon by Facebook itself, social ...
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Employers are looking you up on FaceBook before making their final decisions. Jobseekers be-aware!

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