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6 Things Job Seekers Do That Hiring Managers LOVE

6 Things Job Seekers Do That Hiring Managers LOVE | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
What are some things hiring managers love seeing from a job seeker? Here are the six things a job candidate can do that make me want to say, “You’re Hired!”
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Interviewing | 212 Careers

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212-Careers is a website (and this Scoop.It topic) dedicated to important, sometimes unusual, and more "strongly worded" career advice.  Follow the topic on Scoop.It and visit the website for the "better" information from the sea of career advice.  212-Careers - One Degree Better

 

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How to Tell Your Boss You Want a Leadership Role

How to Tell Your Boss You Want a Leadership Role | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
You've decided you want to move into a leadership role, but you're unsure of how to bring it up to your boss in a way that makes you look qualified, rather than pushy. Here's how to have that conversation in a way that's productive and professional.
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Are You a Customer Service Hero, Villain or Problem Solver?

Are You a Customer Service Hero, Villain or Problem Solver? | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
I’ve been in the customer service industry in one form or another for most of my career and learned a sure-fire way to deal with the different interactions we face each day – be an actor!
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The Best Answer to 'Why Do You Want This Job?' Might Surprise You

The Best Answer to 'Why Do You Want This Job?' Might Surprise You | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Spending time on interview prep will make a huge difference in your ability to get hired faster. And, by the right employer.
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These 5 time-wasters are killing your job search

These 5 time-wasters are killing your job search | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Job seekers tend to spin their wheels in similar ways. Here’s how to get your search back on track.
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Most Leaders Know Their Strengths — but Are Oblivious to Their Weaknesses

Most Leaders Know Their Strengths — but Are Oblivious to Their Weaknesses | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
And roughly 30% of leaders have at least one fatal flaw.
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4 Habits of People Who Are Always Learning New Skills

4 Habits of People Who Are Always Learning New Skills | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Job requirements are quickly evolving. To ensure relevance, you need to focus on learning the latest emerging skills.
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Using CliftonStrengths to Bridge Generational Gaps at Work

Using CliftonStrengths to Bridge Generational Gaps at Work | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Learn how a strengths-based approach helps teams adjust and succeed when management shifts create generational divides.
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How to Do What You Love –

How to Do What You Love – | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
We all have unique strengths, and work should be one of the places we can express them and contribute them to the world.  Yet only 2 out of 10 people say they use their strengths every day at work. But that doesn’t mean that 8 out of 10 people should be looking for new jobs –  there are ways to do what you love, in the job that you have. If you’re one of the 8 out of 10, here’s three things you can do in order to build a life where you can contribute the best of yourself in your current role.
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Audition for Your Next Job

Audition for Your Next Job | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
“Audition for Your Next Job, Observations on Resumes, Interviewing, Networking, and More Based on the Performing Arts” is now available.   Prologue – Preview the Book’s…

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On of the chapters in this book is on "Leadership and Management" lessons from the Performing Arts.

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What is the gig economy? - The

What is the gig economy? - The | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
As more workers clock in to on-call temp jobs, low-wage employees could feel a squeeze.
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Some, both positive and negative, implications identified -- but clearly there are more -- needs to be explored.

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Don’t Embellish Your Resume–Do These Things Instead

Don’t Embellish Your Resume–Do These Things Instead | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Lying on your resume is a slippery slope. Rather than make up an achievement, take these strategic approaches to present yourself in the best possible light.
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Sometimes You Need to Eat the Frog Later

Sometimes You Need to Eat the Frog Later | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
We’ve all heard or read that it’s best to jump on your toughest tasks early in your work shift, using as a guide this famous aphorism: “Eat a live frog first thing in the morning, and nothing worse will happen
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Recruiters overrate these job skills, screwing over everyone

Recruiters overrate these job skills, screwing over everyone | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Predicting performance takes more (and better) data than recruiters think. Without it, these false positives lead to hiring choices all parties live to regret.
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5 things you should never tell your boss (and what to say instead)

5 things you should never tell your boss (and what to say instead) | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
What you say to your boss can impact your career growth in the company, so choose your words wisely.
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Employees Looking for a New Job Want to Be Caught

Employees Looking for a New Job Want to Be Caught | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Employee engagement levels continue to remain dismally low across the globe, and a surprisingly high number of us are looking for new jobs. If you’re one of those seeking greener pastures, there's a curious fact of brain science you need
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The Psychological Price of Entrepreneurship

The Psychological Price of Entrepreneurship | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
No one said building a company is easy. But it's time to be honest about how brutal it really is -- and the price so many founders secretly pay.
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There is much "career" interest today in becoming an entrepreneur.  Interesting to me because of early professional work studying entrepreneurship.

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4 Reasons Why Introverts Make Great Leaders

4 Reasons Why Introverts Make Great Leaders | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Leadership is about solving problems and making decisions. You don't need to be the life of the business party to do either one.
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5 Horrific (Yet True) Cover Letter Mistakes, as Told by Recruiters

5 Horrific (Yet True) Cover Letter Mistakes, as Told by Recruiters | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
I couldn't make these cover letter blunders up if I tried. A lesson for all job seeker
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The 3 Things You Need to Know for Success in Your Career –

The 3 Things You Need to Know for Success in Your Career – | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
You know you want to have a life in which you can express the best of yourself, because you know you have something inside of yourself that is valuable. We all want jobs where we can share that with people, every day. But in a world that doesn’t seem to care about your uniqueness, how do you do that? How do you find a job that allows you to contribute the best of you?
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6 Simple Job Search Tips People Always Forget

6 Simple Job Search Tips People Always Forget | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
The job search can feel so overwhelming with everyone you know throwing different advice your way. So here are the six tips that really matter.
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Warren Buffett Says if You Hire Somebody Without This Trait, 'You Really Want Them to Be Dumb and Lazy'

Warren Buffett Says if You Hire Somebody Without This Trait, 'You Really Want Them to Be Dumb and Lazy' | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
"We look for three things when we hire people. We look for intelligence, we look for initiative or energy, and we look for integrity. And if they don't have the latter, the first two will kill you, because if you're going to get someone without integrity, you want them lazy and dumb."

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A good message for people on both sides of the hiring equation.

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These are the uniquely human skills that employers say robots can’t do

These are the uniquely human skills that employers say robots can’t do | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Robots are taking tasks, not jobs, so make sure you have the most in-demand human skills when you apply for your next job.
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90 Percent of Interviewers Would Disqualify a Job Candidate for This 1 Reason

90 Percent of Interviewers Would Disqualify a Job Candidate for This 1 Reason | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
With so many job interview how-to guides out there, you'd think we'd all be nailing them by now. A new survey from recruiting solutions company JazzHR, however, shows that candidates still are making employers all over the country do face palms with a few key interview mistakes.
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