How to Hide Your Age on Your Resume

Eat Your Career

As a career coach and professional resume writer , I work with a lot of “older” job seekers. So, when people ask me how you hide your age on your resume, I understand where they’re coming from—even if I find the question a little silly. Job Search job search resume

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Understanding the New Social Resume

Eat Your Career

Perhaps you’ve heard the term “social resume” floating around. Watch the video below and learn how to use online tools to raise your visibility, expand your network, and establish yourself as a expert in your field. Video resume social media

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The Introverts Guide to Networking on LinkedIn

Dumb Little Man

When you hear the word networking, how do you feel? People who classify themselves as introverts and those who are shy or uncomfortable around strangers often cringe at the idea of networking. You Need to Network – Now! You need to network now, no matter what you do for a living.

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Five Great Ways to Give Your Resume a Boost

Dumb Little Man

Whether or not you’re looking for a job right now, it’s worth making sure your resume is in good shape. In a crowded job market, your resume needs to stand out. Find out what employers in your field are looking for – don’t be afraid to ask around within your network.

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4 Social Resume Strategies to Help You Get Seen and Get Hired

Eat Your Career

If you’ve heard the term “social resume” floating around recently and wondered what it’s all about, you’re in the right place. A social resume is not so much an actual thing; rather it’s a variety of things. LinkedIn is really the gold standard for online professional networking though.

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Updating Your Resume: Signs It’s Time to Polish the Ol’ Skills

Small Business CEO

You’re back on the job market, sending out your resume to multiple jobs a day, but you’re not getting any bites. In fact, your problem might be something as simple as not updating your resume. Management careers resume

My Resume Is Ready. What Now?

Job Advice Blog

Home Founder Resume Writing Career Coaching Marketing Yourself Selling Yourself Job Stress General Advice Interview Skills "The Relocated Spouse [link] — jobconnection My Resume Is Ready.

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Social Networks, Cultural Evolution and Idea Sex

Small Business Labs

on Choosing the Right Industry » May 25, 2010 Social Networks, Cultural Evolution and Idea Sex Humans:  Why They Triumphed  is a fascinating article from the Wall Street Journal that examines the roles social networks and collaboration plays in cultural evolution. 

Worried About Your Online Resume?

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Worried About Your Online Resume? Resume Rabbit will make all of this disappear. You have the option of keeping your identity confidential or if the particular job site doesn’t allow for this, Resume Rabbit will replace your personal information with something that’s not identifiable. By The Professional Assistant on Monday, November 26, 2007 Filed Under: Job Seeking A re you worried about online identity theft online?

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Networking While in Transition is the Key to Success

Job Advice Blog

There could be many reasons: feeling uncomfortable with the networking process, not knowing the process, being shy by nature, or never having needed to network in the past. Networking is a learned skill. Smiling–smiling a lot–is very effective while networking.

Networking Key for Vets to Find a Job

On The Job

Canella soon learned what other job seekers have discovered: Competing with thousands of others online is often like throwing a resume into a black hole. I just have one question for you today: What have you done to help a vet find a job?

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How to Market Yourself During A Career Search

Dumb Little Man

Once you know your USP, it needs to be highlighted throughout your resume and interviews. You cannot just count on scattering a few resumes through email. In addition, you need to take care of the details, such as sprucing up your LinkedIn profile, updating the job boards with your resume , and putting yourself out there through recruiting agencies. You can use LinkedIn and other professional social media sites to network based on your specific expertise.

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Guest Blog: Networking Like a Pro

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 18 October, 2008 Guest Blog: Networking Like a Pro This is a guest post from JEM over at [link]. Networking Like a Pro One of the best ways to boost your career and hone your skills as an administrative assistant is to practice networking.

2008 130

The Power of Volunteering

Dumb Little Man

Soft skills are difficult to represent on your resume. They need to make sure that they can provide food, accommodation and a support network for their volunteers. Career Goals ResumeIn the dictionary, volunteering is an altruistic activity where an individual or group provides services for no financial gain “to benefit another person, group or organization” Volunteering, in the form which we would understand, dates back to 1851.

2017 171

Using The New LinkedIn For Personal Branding And Career Success

Dumb Little Man

If you’re like most people, you log in to LinkedIn whenever you need to update your resume, click “like” on your colleagues’ work anniversaries and maybe post a link relevant to your field. Forget Resumes – Get Hired on the New LinkedIn. Personal Branding is the New Resume.

2017 203

Keywords in Résumé Lead to Interviews

Job Advice Blog

His Web site includes a current and comprehensive list of job search networking groups in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and the city of New York, and the site is visited by thousands of people every month.

25 ways to get noticed on LinkedIn

Practically Perfect PA

Check updates from your network as you may spot opportunities which may be perfect for you or other connections. I don’t usually advocate the use of a Premium Account but if you are actively job seeking this will help as you can email people outside your usual network. Congratulations!

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Beginning Your Job Search? Start By Building Your Brand

Office Dynamics

After all, Inc reports that every corporate job opening attracts an average of 250 resumes, but on average only four to six people will interview for the position. A fully fleshed out, professional social media profile gives employers a point of reference beyond your resume.

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High Fives at an Administrative Assistant Conference

Office Dynamics

The Networking Opportunities. The networking opportunities and team exercises provided friendship and professional connections I truly did not expect, but I am beyond grateful for. Conference Networking Uncategorized

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Guest Blogger: David B. Wright, Author

The Office Professionals Place

Youve sent out dozens, or maybe even hundreds, of resumes and cover letters. Youve posted your resume on all the top job boards plus the various industry-focused and niche job sites related to your type of work. Youve been networking your little tail off.

2009 141

LinkedIn Profile Is More Important Than Résumé

Job Advice Blog

His Web site includes a current and comprehensive list of job search networking groups in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and the city of New York, and the site is visited by thousands of people every month.

2010 177

Résumé + Interview = A Job

Job Advice Blog

His Web site includes a current and comprehensive list of job search networking groups in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and the city of New York, and the site is visited by thousands of people every month.

How to Build Your Career: 5 Simple Rules to Succeed

Dumb Little Man

Here’s how to build your career: Write a Killer Resume. Whether you are currently unemployed or looking to move to a different company, you have to know how to create an outstanding resume. There is no “one size fits all” resume. Networking is Essential.

2018 242

Bad Career Advice: It's Not WHAT You Know, It's WHO You Know

Eat Your Career

Workbooks Stress Management Workbook Time Management Magic Reinvent Your Career Workbook More Tasty Goodness Career Management Consulting Job Interview Coaching Resume Revision Group Training & Public Speaking Eat My WHAT?! Why go through the hassle of building a resume?

2010 209

How College Students Can Prep for Green Careers

Eco-Office Gals

Network. Whether you are getting a masters in music education online or you’re going to college to become an urban planner, it looks good to prospective employers if you have some volunteer credentials listed on your resume.

2012 179

5 Ways To Amplify Your Personal Brand

Office Dynamics

And Google has become the new resume. If you really want to expand your network you need a seat at the table. You will expand your network. Judi is an expert on personal branding who helps professionals learn how to expand their network, embrace fear and get a competitive edge. Admin Assistant Training Administrative Professionals Day Career Management Interpersonal Skills Networking Professional Image Self Development Uncategorized

2017 154

Attend a Job Fair Like You Mean It

On The Job

Be honest: The last time you went to a job fair, did you do more than fill out a couple of applications or toss your resume at a recruiter? Did you use the event as a chance to network with everyone, or stand alone and drink free coffee? It’s a chance to meet and impress employers, network with the business community and hone your job search skills. Tags: job fairs resumes networking

2007 100

Certification Programs for Administrative Professionals

Jen Lawrence

We can fill pages and pages of our resume or LinkedIn to set ourselves apart, listing every skill we claim to have. Admin Tips Administration Networking Virtual Assistants

Interns (& Internships) ROCK!

ProAssisting Blog

You have a position to put on your resume that isn’t directly related to just your college AND you will have actionable items to list under that experience. You will increase your network of contacts outside of your school which, if cultivated correctly, can lead to future job offers. I know, I know… ProAssisting is a blog and on-line learning environment for assistants… and it is but before one becomes an assistant, they usually have had some experience working as an intern.

Tips for Getting a Job When You Have a Criminal Record

On The Job

I wrote the following story on how those with a criminal record can get a job, but these tips apply to any job seeker -- highlight transferable skills, network and be prepared to talk about what you can bring to an employer.

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For Those in Transition, Not Knowing Hurts the Most

Job Advice Blog

There are many job search networking groups that hold meetings where speakers are brought in to provide information pertinent to job search. Approach a career coach at a networking meeting to learn what he or she can do for you.

2010 163

Real Talk Conference Call

Loosely Speaking

AZVAs activities include: our monthly podcast (resuming in February), and accompanying newsletter, occasional face-to-face networking and educational events, a discussion listserv over on YahooGroups, a Facebook page (where you can interact and find out about upcoming events), low cost webinars on topics value to our audience and, new this year: occasional live conference calls as a place for all of us to come together, coffee break style, to discuss our businesses and learn from one another.

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While in Transition, Focus–But on What?

Job Advice Blog

Home Founder Resume Writing Career Coaching Marketing Yourself Selling Yourself Job Stress General Advice Interview Skills "The Relocated Spouse [link] — jobconnection While in Transition, Focus–But on What? Thirty percent of your time should be spent in live networking.

2010 186

The Relocated Spouse

Job Advice Blog

We all keep hearing over and over to network but if you move to a new area what then? In this situation you can’t just rely on posting your resume and sending it out. Put signs in supermarkets and start networking. Now back to networking.

2010 165

Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Don't Get a Job

Job Advice Blog

It’s about networking. Plainly put, to network with each other. It’s commonly known that 60 to 80 percent of job seekers get their next jobs via networking.

2010 171

Should I get certified as an administrative professional?

Office Dynamics

Although demand is high for qualified, knowledgeable administrative professionals, it’s easy to get lost in the crowd.

5 Job Search Red Flags to Watch Out For

Eat Your Career

This happens when an organization uses one job posting to get resumes in the door, but then tells the candidate, “Sorry, that role is actually filled…but we have another job you’d be perfect for!”. Job seekers are notoriously eager to believe things.

2019 189

5 Tips for Becoming Valuable in a New Job

On The Job

The job-hunting experience can be a stressful one: sending out resumes, interviewing, sending out more resumes and interviewing again. Send out notes to your network, and make sure that professional publications post your new achievement.

2010 235

How to Find Your Dream Job: 5 Tips You Can Use Right Now

Dumb Little Man

You may need to send out countless resumes and cover letters. Listen: Randomly sending out resumes may get you a few interviews, but you will be wasting a lot of real and good opportunities. Create an attractive resume and engaging cover letter. Your resume and cover letter play an important role in getting the attention of potential employers. Instead of sending out the same resume and cover letter, create multiple versions. Activate referral network.

2018 189

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: 5 Ways to Avoid Freaking Out About.

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Wednesday, February 10, 2010 5 Ways to Avoid Freaking Out About Networking Hear that? Avoid over-using social networking. I just networked!"

2010 187

Why Your Behavior Matters Now More Than Ever

On The Job

They have employees tweet or post Facebook comments to sway others about a product or business, but Seidman says the influence of employee behavior goes beyond connecting via social networks. When I was in junior high, there were these things called "slam books."

2011 195

5 Ways to Manage Your Online Reputation

On The Job

If you dont think so, read this column I wrote for Gannett, and you may just change your mind: Maybe you put countless hours into carefully crafting a resume and cover letter. Use LinkedIn or Plaxo for your professional resume, accomplishments and business networking. In this case, your network can help you by coming to your defense and posting positive remarks that help thwart your attacke r.

2009 100

Top 5 Green Job Search Tips

Eco-Office Gals

You never know who they are connected to and would be willing to introduce you to as a direct result of being in their network. Eco-Office Gals Green Tips Business News Daily eco-friendly employment search green job search green networkGoing green.

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