4 ways to keep your confidence during a job hunt

45 Things

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Wednesday, October 21, 2009 4 ways to keep your confidence during a job hunt I hear from a lot of people who are out of work. In the early stages of job hunting, Ive found most people are usually pretty confident. Then they get initiated into this job market. Treat looking for a job as a job,” she says.

Signs You Don’t Need A Time Management Upgrade

Simple Productivity Blog

Stepcase Lifehack recently ran an article about whether or not you needed a Time Management Upgrade. The article, “Is It Time For a Time Management Upgrade?&# , talks about the obvious signs you need to look at your processes, like being late or missing deadlines. I don’t let it stay there, not because I have a good time management system, but because I have a way to process the emails that works well. Dealing with a Job Loss: Cutting Back Expenses.

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5 Outdated Resume Writing Tips to Ignore Right Now

Dumb Little Man

A free online resume builder may help but you should also watch out for the following tips for writing a resume as they are no longer recommended in today’s job-hunting market. It’s true that resumes are put through ATS systems to search for keywords. However, this doesn’t mean you want to stuff a bunch of keywords at the end of your resume and turn them white to trick the system. See Also: Resume Action Words That Will Get You That Job.

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Gift Wrapping an Executive Assistant: How to Package Yourself to Obtain Results!

Office Dynamics

As an executive assistant used to a fast-paced environment supporting executives, you are like a finely tuned system. Perhaps you aren’t job hunting, but have an idea you’d like to pitch to management. You enjoy the challenge of each workday. And, you are well aware that your resume speaks volumes. So how is your packaging in comparison? Are you “gift wrapped” to best promote your professionalism and spirit of excellence?

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Gift Wrapping an Executive Assistant: How to Package Yourself to Obtain Results!

Office Dynamics

As an executive assistant used to a fast-paced environment supporting executives, you are like a finely tuned system. Perhaps you aren’t job hunting, but have an idea you’d like to pitch to management. You enjoy the challenge of each workday. And, you are well aware that your resume speaks volumes. So how is your packaging in comparison? Are you “gift wrapped” to best promote your professionalism and spirit of excellence?

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Networking Key for Vets to Find a Job

45 Things

I just have one question for you today: What have you done to help a vet find a job? And then help one of them find a job. In 2008, when Jessie Canella returned home from Iraq where he had been deployed as a Marine, he wasn't sure how to get a job in the civilian world. So he turned to what he had heard was a place to find lots of jobs: online job boards. While in the barber's chair, Canella confided that he was depressed about his job prospects.

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When working isn't fun: Ho hum, ho hum, it's off to work I go.

Laughing all the Way to Work

Do you ever get that ho hum feeling about your job and know it is time to consider moving on? After four years at my previous job I knew it was time to go. She felt in her current job she was not being challenged and used to her potential and was thinking about making a change. Job satisfaction is important. There are still jobs to be had, you just have to find them. Nothing to lose The best time to look for a job is when you dont need one.

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5 tips for working at home with your significant other

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We’ve found ways not to get on each other’s nerves,” says Scot, owner of CubeRules.com, an online career management site. The recession has had a lot of impact on American lives, and one of those areas has been that many couples have found themselves spending more time together because of job loss, career change – or because they’ve launched businesses from home like the Herricks. The Herricks admit that with any home-based job, there is a sense of isolation. “I

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