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5 Reasons Your CV Was Rejected

5 Reasons Your CV Was Rejected | careers, working, job searching | Scoop.it
5 Tips for writing the perfect CV, advice for CV, advice for résumé, job hunting advice
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Here's why companies don't want to hire people over the age of 40

Here's why companies don't want to hire people over the age of 40 | careers, working, job searching | Scoop.it
Any competent business owner or executive should want managers who have gained wisdom through the crucible of fiery trials. So why is there so much talent sitting unused today?
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Not hiring older workers? For shame! You're missing their wisdom, stability, experience.

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Negotiating salary and compensation

Negotiating salary and compensation | careers, working, job searching | Scoop.it
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Hey ladies! Want to get paid what you're worth - and what the guys are already getting paid? Negotiate - but do it strategically. For tips, here ya go!

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The 50 most desirable employers of 2015

The 50 most desirable employers of 2015 | careers, working, job searching | Scoop.it
Where do people want to work the most? Look no further than big-name tech companies.
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LinkedIn's list of the 50 most desirable employers, via Business Insider

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Too Young, Too Old, or Just Right?

Too Young, Too Old, or Just Right? | careers, working, job searching | Scoop.it
Scrolling my LinkedIn feed, the headline for a connection’s post caught my eye: Millennials - you may want to look a bit more mature ---- seriously!
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I just published this piece on LinkedIn; it's about focusing on the equality gap between men and women at work, and how we're easily distracted from the issue at heart.

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Tech CEO says this incredibly simple exercise can help you rethink your career

Tech CEO says this incredibly simple exercise can help you rethink your career | careers, working, job searching | Scoop.it
LinkedIn can do more than you think.
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How These Smart Job Seekers Used Blogging To Find Jobs

How These Smart Job Seekers Used Blogging To Find Jobs | careers, working, job searching | Scoop.it
7 case studies of people who blogged their way to a new job.
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Can blogging help you land a dream job? Youbetcha!

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18 awesome career choices most college kids would never think of

18 awesome career choices most college kids would never think of | careers, working, job searching | Scoop.it
Can't decide what you want to do with your degree? There are plenty of well-paying choices you might not know about.
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Good ideas in here for people at all levels of their careers, from heading to college to career changing.

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How To Hit The Right Notes In Your Job Interview Presentation

How To Hit The Right Notes In Your Job Interview Presentation | careers, working, job searching | Scoop.it
With interview presentations becoming a new standard for many companies, it's important to know how to prepare. Learn everything you need to know about interview presentations with these tips.
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Landing a position is becoming harder, with interviews now including multiple meetings and formal presentations. Don't let that scare you! This article from TheLadders gives some good tips on presentation preparation. 

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Job Seekers Are Facing Longer Hiring Times | Glassdoor Economic Research

Job Seekers Are Facing Longer Hiring Times | Glassdoor Economic Research | careers, working, job searching | Scoop.it
It’s not just your imagination. It really is taking longer to get though the job interview process in recent years. That’s the conclusion of a new res
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Since the time it takes to screen and hire candidates is taking longer, one take-away from this piece is that job seekers should be as prepared as possible so they can cut down any delays within their control. One way to do this? Get your resume ready well ahead of your actual job search.

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4 Healing Tips For The Broken-Hearted Job Seeker | CAREEREALISM

4 Healing Tips For The Broken-Hearted Job Seeker | CAREEREALISM | careers, working, job searching | Scoop.it
Being laid off can really hurt and it can be difficult to recover from. Here are some coping tips for the broken-hearted job seeker.
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It's okay to be a little bit broken if you are let go.  Here are some tips for doing it in a way that won't damage your career.

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Kauffman Foundation report on working mothers and entrepreneurship outlines challenges, recommendations - Bizwomen

Kauffman Foundation report on working mothers and entrepreneurship outlines challenges, recommendations - Bizwomen | careers, working, job searching | Scoop.it
Recommendations from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation could eliminate the “double whammy” of the job that faces working mothers who want to grow businesses while raising a family.
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I have a feeling motherhood and entrepreneurship are more closely related that we know; reports like this are great for shedding some light. 
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Finding a job while unemployed is more complicated than we thought

Finding a job while unemployed is more complicated than we thought | careers, working, job searching | Scoop.it
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This quote from the article says it all: ""It appears that an unemployed worker is better off remaining unemployed and searching for work rather than being employed in a low-level job while searching."

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Most Productive Way to Bounce Back After Losing Your Job

Most Productive Way to Bounce Back After Losing Your Job | careers, working, job searching | Scoop.it
Yes, there is a way to get over your job loss. And no, it doesn't involve eating ice cream and drinking beer (much).
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Sometimes, you lose a job. Don't beat yourself up. Learn from it, and become more.

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Do you own a business? Or do you own a job?

Do you own a business? Or do you own a job? | careers, working, job searching | Scoop.it
Or do you own a job? I had a conversation with my auto mechanic, who also happens to be a client. He indicated a desire …
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The difference between owning your business or just owning a job is real. Read this for insights!

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Why Does This University Want Merriam-Webster to Tweak Its Definition of Success?

Why Does This University Want Merriam-Webster to Tweak Its Definition of Success? | careers, working, job searching | Scoop.it
This post originally appeared in Business Insider. According to Merriam-Webster, success is "the fact of getting or achieving wealth, respect, or fame." However, a 2014 survey from Herndon, Virginia-based Strayer University found that the dictionary's definition may be a bit outdated and in need of a revision. The survey, which was conducted by Ipsos...
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What's your definition of success?

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Want a raise? These 5 negotiation experts can help you get it - Tampa Bay Business Journal

Want a raise? These 5 negotiation experts can help you get it - Tampa Bay Business Journal | careers, working, job searching | Scoop.it
Here’s a list of five negotiation experts (and Twitter aficionados) whose 140-character wisdom, links and conversations could revolutionize the way you tackle your next performance review.
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How To Attract Good Luck: 4 Secrets Backed By Research

How To Attract Good Luck: 4 Secrets Backed By Research | careers, working, job searching | Scoop.it
Professor Richard Wiseman has done a scientific study of luck. In this interview he explains the 4 secrets of how to attract good luck.
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Maybe some folks are lucky because they make way for luck.

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The surprising reason you haven't liked any of your jobs

The surprising reason you haven't liked any of your jobs | careers, working, job searching | Scoop.it
Have you found yourself loathing a lot of the jobs you've had? It's possible you didn't want the position in the first place.
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Don't be so agreeable that you talk yourself into a job you really don't want!

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3 Ways to Get Unstuck at Work

3 Ways to Get Unstuck at Work | careers, working, job searching | Scoop.it
Is the highlight of your day a trip to the vending machine? Career expert Anne Kreamer, author of Risk/Reward, offers tips for climbing out of a rut.
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If you're bored at work you've got only yourself to blame. Use these simple tips to reawaken your passion.

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4 things to consider as you turn passion into a career - Tampa Bay Business Journal

4 things to consider as you turn passion into a career - Tampa Bay Business Journal | careers, working, job searching | Scoop.it
Can you imagine a job where you’re eager to wake up and head into work every morning, where you have a smile on your face and others enjoy their work more because of your attitude?
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If you're thinking about turning a passion of yours into a career check out these four tips.

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Top 10 disappearing jobs in the USA - USA TODAY

Top 10 disappearing jobs in the USA - USA TODAY | careers, working, job searching | Scoop.it
Top 10 disappearing jobs in the USA
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The bleak forecast, however, may be tempered by increased demand for print marketing and print logistics, which include labels, wrappers and packaging products, according to the BLS.
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