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How Gamifying Boring Tasks Creates Productive Habits

How Gamifying Boring Tasks Creates Productive Habits | Career Trends | Scoop.it
It's easier to get things done when there's a reward for completing a task.
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—6 Tips for Female Engineers to Advance Their Careers

—6 Tips for Female Engineers to Advance Their Careers | Career Trends | Scoop.it
Women 2.0 talks to Alaina Percival of Women Who Code, which puts on hundreds of events per year to help engineers advance their careers.
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4 Ways to Cope if You Lose Your Job Tomorrow

4 Ways to Cope if You Lose Your Job Tomorrow | Career Trends | Scoop.it
We spend more time at our jobs than we do cultivating personal relationships, and similar to relationships, our jobs are important parts of our lives and often define a large part of who we are.
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Don't Ask These 5 Questions During a Job Interview

We spend a lot of time thinking about how to answer the questions that hiring managers are likely to ask during interview. Equally important? The questions you've prepared prior to the meeting.
 
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5 Tools and Tips To Help You Build a Successful Freelance Career

5 Tools and Tips To Help You Build a Successful Freelance Career | Career Trends | Scoop.it
At Visually, we know a thing or two about creating outstanding products with an army of freelancers. The Visually Marketplace enables thousands of creative

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16 IT Skills in High Demand in 2013

16 IT Skills in High Demand in 2013 | Career Trends | Scoop.it
What IT skills are the hottest with employers and what forces are driving those career trends? We examined Foote Partners recently released quarterly IT Skills and Certifications Pay index and we spoke with industry experts to find out.
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Personal Branding Trends for 2014 (Part 2) - MarketingProfs.com (subscription)

Personal Branding Trends for 2014 (Part 2) - MarketingProfs.com (subscription) | Career Trends | Scoop.it

Personal Branding Trends for 2014 (Part 2)
In Part 1, I shared four personal branding trends for 2014. Here are the final four.

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5 Common Job Search Misconceptions - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

5 Common Job Search Misconceptions - U.S. News & World Report (blog) | Career Trends | Scoop.it
5 Common Job Search Misconceptions
U.S. News & World Report (blog) It is your job to convey through your résumé, networking and interviewing what exactly you've done, how you've done it, your accomplishments and the value you represent to your next...
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3 Tips for Writing Effective Cover Letters During Your Job Hunt

3 Tips for Writing Effective Cover Letters During Your Job Hunt | Career Trends | Scoop.it

As annoying and monotonous as they may seem, cover letters might just be the most important aspect of your job application. Here are three tips on constructing an eye-catching and noticeable cover letter to compliment your well-polished résumé.


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How to find a great job when you've already got one

How to find a great job when you've already got one | Career Trends | Scoop.it
How to find a great job when you've already got one - Get Career Advice from the experts at CareerBuilder.com (Just because you've got a great job doesn't mean you can't find another one.
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MSN Careers - Résumés: What's in and what's out in 2014 - Career Advice Article

MSN Careers - Résumés: What's in and what's out in 2014 - Career Advice Article http://t.co/3UM4xEHjwT
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Change Your Desk to Be More Productive

Change Your Desk to Be More Productive | Career Trends | Scoop.it
Want to get more done at work? Start by looking at your work area -- specifically, your desk.
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16 job search errors you're probably making

16 job search errors you're probably making - Get Career Advice from the experts at CareerBuilder.com (Don't turn your nose up to temp jobs. Just think of them as extended interviews for permanent openings!
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LABOR > Turkey tops employment growth - Hurriyet Daily News

www.worldbulletin.net LABOR > Turkey tops employment growth Hurriyet Daily News Israel was the country closest to Turkey in its employment increase rate with 18.8 percent, while Luxembourg with 15.3 percent, Malta with 11.5 percent and Australia...
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Here Is What's Keeping Women From Getting the Raises They Deserve

Women often don't negotiate, and their reluctance to do so costs them as much as $500,000 over the course of their lifetimes, according one study.
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Update these 5 items on your résumé

Update these 5 items on your résumé | Career Trends | Scoop.it
Update these 5 items on your résumé - Get Career Advice from the experts at CareerBuilder.com (NOTE: Objective statements are no longer in style. If you're still using one, it's time to update your résumé.
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The questions to ask yourself before starting a job search | The Work Buzz

The questions to ask yourself before starting a job search | The Work Buzz | Career Trends | Scoop.it
Looking for a job isn't easy. It takes time, patience and a lot of work. If you're starting a job search, it may be tempting to jump right in, but if you don't (Ready to start your job search? You sure?
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Cloud IT Training – Key To The Present And Future Success - CloudTweaks | CloudTweaks

Cloud IT Training – Key To The Present And Future Success - CloudTweaks | CloudTweaks | Career Trends | Scoop.it
A survey research regarding the trends both in IT training and IT career was conducted by the TrainSignal an online training company.

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3 Ways Pinterest Can Help Your Career

3 Ways Pinterest Can Help Your Career | Career Trends | Scoop.it
Pinterest is great for saving recipes and pictures of the latest fashion trends, but it may also be beneficial for your career. Here are 3 reasons why.

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5 Small Personal Adjustments That Bring Big Career Results - Fox Business

5 Small Personal Adjustments That Bring Big Career Results - Fox Business | Career Trends | Scoop.it
5 Small Personal Adjustments That Bring Big Career Results
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If you're unemployed, there's good news and bad news about the labor market.
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Quiz: Is your cover letter like a bad handshake?

Quiz: Is your cover letter like a bad handshake? | Career Trends | Scoop.it
Quiz: Is your cover letter like a bad handshake? - Get Career Advice from the experts at CareerBuilder.com (Is your cover letter being well-received by employers?
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Job Tips for 50+ Workers - Example of Resume, How to Write a Resume - AARP

Job Tips for 50+ Workers - Example of Resume, How to Write a Resume - AARP | Career Trends | Scoop.it
Get tips on writing resumes, cover letters, interviews, career planning and more for 50+ workers searching for jobs and starting small businesses. (RT @AARP: From résumé reboot to acing interviews: Job-search tips for 50+ workers.
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5 Tips That Will Help You Get a Promotion This Year

5 Tips That Will Help You Get a Promotion This Year | Career Trends | Scoop.it
Maybe you've had the same title for a while, and you're ready for something bigger; maybe your responsibilities have evolved, and you want your title to match what you're doing every day.
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3 Ways to Tame Your Inbox

3 Ways to Tame Your Inbox | Career Trends | Scoop.it
Unless you're lucky enough to work for a company that doesn't use email, or are the world's most organized human being, you're probably going to come to a point where your email managment system collapses under the weight of your professional...
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Storytelling 101: How to Seize the Attention of a Distracted Audience

Storytelling 101: How to Seize the Attention of a Distracted Audience | Career Trends | Scoop.it

Set aside a few minutes to learn how to become a captivating storyteller, as told by one of the leading marketers in the industry today.We are all hopelessly distracted. It’s not a disorder -- it’s the new world order.Can I have your attention, please?

 

Whichever methods we put in play with our marketing, we’re powerless unless we’re able to get a prospect to pay attention. It doesn’t come easy. As long as we’re online, on earth, and in a media-centric society, there will always be a shiny object scattering, shattering, and battering our focus.

 

Okay, when you practice inbound marketing for a while, you start getting good. You figure out how to write a headline cursors and fingers are magnetically attracted to. But a click is nothing more than a click until you, the messenger, truly click with your customer....


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Set aside a few minutes to learn how to become a captivating storyteller, as told by Barry Feldman.