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Could Stress Be the Reason You Feel Like Crap?

Could Stress Be the Reason You Feel Like Crap? | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Read on to find out what this clinical psychologist and former CEO has to say about the effects of stress on your ability to perform and think like a boss.
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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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#MeToo Consequence: Male Leaders Are Backing Away From Mentoring Women

#MeToo Consequence: Male Leaders Are Backing Away From Mentoring Women | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
The collective voices of the courageous women who chose to use their fame as a platform to invigorate the national dialogue on sexual harassment in the workplace has had profound impact. They brought national and global awareness to the victims of sexual harassment and visibility to the #MeToo Movement. Their actions have emboldened victims of sexual misconduct to speak up, incited enhancements to sexual harassment laws, and increased employers’ focus on removing perpetrators from positions of power. Research shows that increased focus and more stringent enforcement of workplace protections have reduced levels of the most egregious forms of sexual harassment
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6 Common Resume Mistakes To Avoid

6 Common Resume Mistakes To Avoid | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Not getting job interviews? It could be due to your resume. Before you submit your application to another job opening, be sure you're not making these common resume mistakes.
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How to get hired as a veteran or a military personnel!

How to get hired as a veteran or a military personnel! | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Are you trying to achieve career success but don't know where to start? Check out these free tutorials that will help you to create a job search strategy, help you learn how to be a valuable employee, how to be indispensable at work, and the secrets to success! Check out this tutorial by our award-winning career coach J.T. O'Donnell
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Halloween News Flash! 4 Warning Signs Your Boss Has Been Infected by The Zombie Plague

Halloween News Flash! 4 Warning Signs Your Boss Has Been Infected by The Zombie Plague | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Organizations around the world are reporting their leaders are turning into zombies at an alarming rate. Formerly healthy, productive, and capable leaders are falling victim to the Zombie Plague, a deadly disease that is spreading uncontrollably across the globe. Leadership development experts recommend everyone be on alert for the symptoms listed below. If your boss…
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A great, very current, relevant piece -- not just for awareness of "your boss" but for self-awareness.  So many professionals today are expressing their own awareness of these symptoms -- but doing something about it is even more important!!!!

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Four in 10 adults are close to ‘breaking point’ at work.

Four in 10 adults are close to ‘breaking point’ at work. | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Research polling 2,000 professionals found the average working adult feels stressed for almost a third of their entire working day.
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This is a very significant "management" issue!

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Why Google's CEO Once Answered an Impossible Interview Question With Just 3 Words (and Provided a Powerful Lesson in Emotional Intelligence)

Why Google's CEO Once Answered an Impossible Interview Question With Just 3 Words (and Provided a Powerful Lesson in Emotional Intelligence) | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Sometimes the best response is no response at all. Even in an interview.
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A simple but often forgotten piece of advice!

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3 Things Employers Are Really Looking For In A Job Candidate

3 Things Employers Are Really Looking For In A Job Candidate | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
The longer your job search drags on, the more you start to doubt your interviewing abilities. You may begin to ask yourself, "What are employers really looking for in a job candidate?" The good news is we can help you understand exactly what you need to convey in a job interview.
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Workers regret not taking more initiative in their careers, survey finds

Workers regret not taking more initiative in their careers, survey finds | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Soliciting employee feedback can help HR departments create a culture of listening and turn potential regrets into opportunities for growth. 
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The results of this survey are actually very disturbing -- but not really unexpected.

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5 Steps to Getting (un)Busy

5 Steps to Getting (un)Busy | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Let's Kill Busyness Everyone is busy. And it's killing us all. Hurry is the new normal. When someone asks us how we're doing, we tell them that we're "good… but busy." We
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The Highest Performing Teams Have These 4 Mindsets

The Highest Performing Teams Have These 4 Mindsets | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Teams are everywhere. Our organizations are made up of teams in all forms—project teams, work groups, executive, and leadership teams. Teams are not just a nice-to-have perk; they’re a major strategy for getting work done. Fast-paced, agile work environments require teams to operate virtually around the globe. The demand is for collaboration and teamwork in…
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5 Steps to a Powerful Resume

5 Steps to a Powerful Resume | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
You've certainly heard that using a powerful personal brand message will make your executive resume a compelling read—and help you gain traction in your job search. But how do you go about defining and capturing your brand?
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Direct Report Is an Excessive Talker in Meetings?

Direct Report Is an Excessive Talker in Meetings? | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Dear Madeleine, I have a long-time employee who is very smart, understands his job, and gets things done. He manages a small but powerful team of individual contributors and his people really like and respect him. We recently invited him to join an elite group in the company to do visioning and strategy work. It…
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There's a very interesting communications model discussed here -- a good, thoughtful model for career success.

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Don’t Put Off Your Own Personal Development

Don’t Put Off Your Own Personal Development | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Many leaders I work with know they would benefit from developing new skills but aren’t sure how to fit learning into their already packed schedule. I encourage them to think of their workplace as an on-the-job learning lab or playground where they can experiment with a new skill or behavior. I use this language because…
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3 Questions To Avoid Asking During Your First Job Interview

3 Questions To Avoid Asking During Your First Job Interview | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
There are some questions you should avoid asking in your first job interview. These interview questions make you look a little desperate. Why? Because they might think you want the job for the wrong reasons, like you just need something temporary fast until you can find something better.
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Is LinkedIn Dying? What You Need To Know

Is LinkedIn Dying? What You Need To Know | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Work It Daily has been getting an increasing number of people reaching out and asking, "Is LinkedIn dying?" This question isn't just coming from job seekers. Recruiters, professionals, and executives alive are frustrated with the platform, wondering if it's really as useful as it claims to be.
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14 Great Companies That Want to Hire Veterans

14 Great Companies That Want to Hire Veterans | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Looking for a new career path as a civilian? These 14 amazing companies are committed to hiring and training former service members.
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Only "Veterans Day" related posts to honor our veterans today!!

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3 Simple Questions That Will Help You Find Your Dream Job

3 Simple Questions That Will Help You Find Your Dream Job | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Wondering how to find your dream job? By answering these 3 simple questions, you'll be one step closer to finding your dream job and achieving major career success.
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Could Stress Be the Reason You Feel Like Crap?

Could Stress Be the Reason You Feel Like Crap? | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Read on to find out what this clinical psychologist and former CEO has to say about the effects of stress on your ability to perform and think like a boss.
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Four Clear Signs You Need a Better Job

Four Clear Signs You Need a Better Job | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
If you're dreading going to work every day, it's time to find a better job. Here are 4 other clear signs you need a better job, and how you can find career happiness again.
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5 Steps to Getting (un)Busy

5 Steps to Getting (un)Busy | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Let's Kill Busyness Everyone is busy. And it's killing us all. Hurry is the new normal. When someone asks us how we're doing, we tell them that we're "good… but busy." We
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Informational Interview Checklist

Informational Interview Checklist | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Informational interviews are an essential part of a successful job search. Not sure what you need to do? Here are three great tips for nailing your next informational interview.
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What to do if your boss is "breadcrumbing" you at work

What to do if your boss is "breadcrumbing" you at work | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
“Breadcrumbing” is a term usually applied to relationships. But it can also happen at work, if your boss isn’t committed to your professional development.
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13 Interview Tips For Introverts

13 Interview Tips For Introverts | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Introverts often feel especially challenged by job interviews. They're meeting new people out of their element, and, given the level of importance attached to an interview, it may ramp up nervousness and keep them from performing their best.
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How to Talk About Strengths and Weaknesses in an Interview 

How to Talk About Strengths and Weaknesses in an Interview  | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
It can feel awkward and intimidating when you’re asked to talk about your strengths and weaknesses in an interview. But if you prepare—and keep a few basic principles in mind—you can nail your answers.
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"Why do interviewers ask these questions?" the article asks!  Because they don't know there's a better way or they're just lazy or they "think" it's clever or they really don't care about asking questions that respect a candidate or...

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