Welcome to BlogNotions' Career Blog

The BlogNotions Career Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by thought leaders in the Career industry. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling updates on topics like improving your current career, taking the steps to start a new one, and much more more. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.

Simplifying, Downsizing, and Going Nomadic

Recently I decided to undergo a major lifestyle transition. In 2015 I plan to go completely nomadic. No stable home. Very few possessions. Living and working from the road. For the past several weeks, I’ve already been taking action to prepare for this shift, but I still have a ways to go because I need […]

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Imaginary Men (New Audio Program)

Today I’m happy to announce the launch of a whole new audio program that I recorded with several friends. It’s called Imaginary Men, and I think you’re going to enjoy it — especially if you’re in the mood for something different. This is a very unusual and original program. I doubt you’ve heard anything like […]

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How to Supercharge Your Content Marketing Strategy with RSS

Content Marketing is one of those ever-changing fields of study that is constantly evolving with the demands of the masses. Historically speaking, the very first form of mass content dispersal was made possible with the printing press. Large, human operated mechanical machines printed the very first ‘copy’. Today, reaching out to a nation is reduced […]

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How to Supercharge Your Contact Marketing Strategy with RSS

Content Marketing is one of those ever-changing fields of study that is constantly evolving with the demands of the masses. Historically speaking, the very first form of mass content dispersal was made possible with the printing press. Large, human operated mechanical machines printed the very first ‘copy’. Today, reaching out to a nation is reduced […]

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Ridiculously Rewarding Relationships

When you desire to attract and meet a new relationship partner, a common approach is to be more social, start connecting with new people, and try to be as likeable as possible. I think that’s a mistake. Where does this lead? You may very well find a new relationship this way, but it probably won’t be very […]

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Own the Question

This post was inspired by one at Inc.com by Geoffrey James Geoffrey James, writing for Inc.com, reveals the secret he says “allows you to get the better of any opponent in just about every workplace situation.” Who can resist reading on? James says that the secret technique is simple, though not easy: Own the Question. […]

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Applicant Tracking Systems: 8 Things Job-Seekers Need to Know to Ensure Employers Consider Their Resumes

Second in an occasional series featuring a collaboration between Quint Careers and Jobscan, a service we support because of the wide knowledge gap among job-seekers regarding preparing resumes for employers’ Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS). The series aims to tell you exactly what you need to know – with the help of – about resume content […]

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The How and Why of the Storytelling Resume

The contemporary resume, with its bullet points and terse, clipped phrases, seems antithetical to any type of storytelling device. Some players in the hiring process, particularly recruiters, tend to want candidates to stick to the facts in their resumes. Others, however, especially those who make direct hiring decisions, appreciate a resume that opens a window to […]

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Why Everyone Hates Conference Calls

I have never been great on the phone. I’m an extrovert and have no trouble with conversation in person, but I dislike talking on the phone. Absent the social cues and body language you get in person, every conversation feels awkward and stilted. People start sentences at the same time and continue talking long after […]

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