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10 Things You Should Remove from Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile Today

10 Things You Should Remove from Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile Today | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Jobseekers depend on their resume—and, to a slightly lesser extent, their LinkedIn profile—to inform recruiters and hiring managers about the skills they bring to the table. With that said, there is such a thing as having too much information on your job search documents—or, rather, having information that does more harm than good. It’s worthwhile…
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Fcus more on achievements as opposed to a laundry list of responsibilities, whenever possible.

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Interviewing | 212 Careers

Interviewing | 212 Careers | 212 Careers | Scoop.it

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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Why You Should Hire a Musician

Why You Should Hire a Musician | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
“Shouldn’t you be playing in an orchestra somewhere?” I was interviewing for a job in the New York City Mayor’s Office, having just finished graduate
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Interesting for many reasons -- but has some good thoughts for career seekers.  So related to my "Audition for Your Next Job"

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Shine Your Light

You’re scared. I get that. I’ve been scared before too. Some days, I still am scared. I’m scared of the potential within me. And I’m scared I’m not living up to that potential. Worse, I’m scared of what the potential inside of me is capable of. For years I’ve written these blog articles sharing ways you …
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Building Resilience

Building Resilience | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
We live an overwhelmed, overscheduled, and overworked life. And our workplaces are volatile, ambiguous, and unpredictable. Join us for a free webinar!
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How To Evaluate Whether Your Job Suits You | Daily Infographic

How To Evaluate Whether Your Job Suits You | Daily Infographic | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Maslow's hierarchy of needs applied to employee satisfaction. Learn how to figure out what type of job you have and whether it really suits you
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Overview of VARK Learning Styles

Overview of VARK Learning Styles | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
The VARK model is a frequently used method to categorize learning styles. It determines visual, auditory, reading/writing, and kinesthetic learners.
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Train Yourself to Stay Calm Under Pressure

Train Yourself to Stay Calm Under Pressure | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Reduce Stress Before It Starts   We've all been there. Just at the worst time, when you have no margin for error, something happens that throws off your schedule or pushes you over the emotional edge. Renowned neuroscientist, Daniel Levitin shares
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How Marvel's Defenders Can Help Vets Find A Dream Career

How Marvel's Defenders Can Help Vets Find A Dream Career | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Marvel's Defenders, Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist can help veterans find the right career that fits their personality.
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Good identification of the value of knowing your personality -- and knowing it well.  Value of assessments like the MBTI is clear here!

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5 Unexpected Ways to Deal When You're Overwhelmed at Work

5 Unexpected Ways to Deal When You're Overwhelmed at Work | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
5 Unexpected Ways to Deal When You're Overwhelmed at Work: Think you just have to put your nose to th
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12 Technology Categories That Will Transform Careers

12 Technology Categories That Will Transform Careers | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
As technology continues to impact our lives, workers at every level in today’s ever-changing labor market need to be prepared with skills to adapt and ... Read More »
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Should I list my hobbies on a resume? –

Should I list my hobbies on a resume? – | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Gaps in your resume can hurt your chances of landing a job, but there are ways to work around them.
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This is a very powerful post!

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Crunch Time: How to Be Your Best When it Matters Most

Crunch Time: How to Be Your Best When it Matters Most | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Learn six strategies for turning a pressure situation into an opportunity. In this episode, Judd Hoekstra, coauthor of Crunch Time: How to be Your Best When It Matters Most, talks about the skill of reframing—intentionally thinking about a situation in a new or different way to improve performance. "When faced with a stressful situation, it…
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What is the most pretentious things you've seen on a resume?

What is the most pretentious things you've seen on a resume? | 212 Careers | Scoop.it

The answers to this on Quora (over 100) could easily be a book.  A great collection, mostly,  of things you should never do.

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15 Leadership Quotes On Rest

You’re constantly giving to those you’re leading. You give your time, your energy, and your ideas. All of these activities can drain you of your energy. To be the best leader you can be, you need to learn to rest. You can’t go, go, go and expect to be on the top of your game. …
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The Job Interview Secret No Recruiter Will Ever Reveal

The Job Interview Secret No Recruiter Will Ever Reveal | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Follow this extraordinarily simple and sensible advice and you'll totally ace the interview for the job you really want.
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Good Points:  I'll pick the most important one as:  "Practice - Practice - Practice."  I repeat that one often!

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3 Reasons Why Your Employees Hate Coming to Work--and What to Do About Them

3 Reasons Why Your Employees Hate Coming to Work--and What to Do About Them | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Find work at which you excel, with colleagues you admire, doing work that inspires you.
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New research backing the power of "strengths."  For career success, this supports the need for people to know and understand their strengths.

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7 Things Introverts Wish Extroverts Knew

7 Things Introverts Wish Extroverts Knew | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
They're not going to figure it out on their own, so let's just spell it out for them.
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How to feel less busy

How to feel less busy | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Telling someone you’re “busy” is a surefire way to shut down the conversation. This is how you can change the way you look at your time and your life.
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The biggest phone interview mistakes

The biggest phone interview mistakes | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Phone interviews have become an inevitable part of the job-hunting process. Here are 12 things to keep in mind to make sure you succeed.
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All important points but I would emphasize #12 as the most important: "practice-practice-practice" with short "Say-A-Few Word answers for your most significant accomplishments.

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The Tyranny of Personality Testing

The Tyranny of Personality Testing | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
The inventors of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator saw it as a path to self-discovery—and a tool of workplace management.
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As a strong believer in assessment and a user of the MBTI with overwhelming success in career counseling and coaching, I'm anxious to read this. Article is fairly balanced!!!

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Why You Need to Quit Managing Your Time and Start Managing Your Boundaries

Why You Need to Quit Managing Your Time and Start Managing Your Boundaries | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Triple your productivity by mastering the art of creating time through powerful boundary setting.
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Definitely not just for women!!!

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Confessions Of A Workaholic: 9 Steps To Overcoming Your Addiction

Confessions Of A Workaholic: 9 Steps To Overcoming Your Addiction | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Are you a workaholic? You know, someone who's so dependent on his or her work that it becomes the central part of life? Well, workaholics have an addiction.
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For $450, This Japanese Company Will Quit Your Job For You

For $450, This Japanese Company Will Quit Your Job For You | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Workers in Japan who want to leave their jobs — but don't want to face the stress of quitting in person — are turning to a company called Exit.
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10 Ways You’re Killing Your Chances for an Interview –

10 Ways You’re Killing Your Chances for an Interview – | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
At Talent Works, we've heard it all. From submitting your resume to the wrong job (!) to sending resumes with formatting that doesn't render correctly, it often seems as though candidates are trying to tank their chances for a job. Once you're at the interview stage of the applicant process, you already have a 10-15%…
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Four Strategies For Creating A Fulfilling Career Path

Four Strategies For Creating A Fulfilling Career Path | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Our career hike cannot happen alone. We need to learn both from experts and from those who have failed.
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