Archive | July, 2012

Keyword Searches: Backbone of Most Resume Databases

Continuing a series of posts excerpting portions of the resume-and-cover-letter chapter of Calling All Grads! Turn a Degree into a Job… This post was excerpted from the new eBook Calling All Grads! Turn a Degree into a Job, edited by careers writer and editor Marco Buscaglia and published by Tribune Media Services, Inc. For more […]

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How to Earn Passive Income From Live Performance Art

Recently I attended the Winnipeg Fringe Festival, which is a festival of theatrical shows. This one included 30 venues with rotating shows running 12 hours per day. I managed to see 25 plays in 5 days, including musicals, comedies, murder mysteries, clown shows, acrobatics, performance poetry, and more. I was very impressed with the talent of […]

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How Do You Find the Right Career Coach?

At NETSHARE we work with a number of career coaches to support our weekly Ask the Coach call and our monthly Experts Connection webinars. Over the years we have encountered a number of talented coaching professionals who have demonstrated their value to executive job seekers and career changers. What makes a good coach? It’s someone […]

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Creative Resume Approaches Lead to Hiring for Some

Following up yesterday’s post about CareerBuilder’s study of 2,298 hiring managers nationwide, today’s post provides real-life examples of resumes that stood out for the right reasons. The study was conducted online by Harris Interactive© from May 14, 2012 to June 4, 2012. Examples of What Worked: Candidates tried creative approaches, made a positive impression on […]

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Boundaries and Standards

Talane Miedaner is the owner and founder of Talane Coaching Company and the author of “Coach Yourself to Success,” a book on how to achieve what you want. She provides over 100 tips on how to be happier and more successful.

In the chapter entitled “Increase your Natural Power,” her advice includes how to set boundaries for yourself. “Boundaries, “ she writes,” are simply the things that people can’t do to you, lines that will protect you and allow you to be your best.” We all need them, but it can be hard to set them and stick to them, especially if you like to think of yourself as a nice person.

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Your Evil Twin

Jill Geisler’s management consulting and writing always includes her take on managers’ “evil twins.” I love the evil twin concept, and hope it doesn’t die with the soap operas that were my first exposure to them. Geisler describes the evil twin phenomenon as a common occurrence “for skilled supervisors, trying to do something positive, but their actions are misread by those they manage.”

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Free Audio – Why You Aren’t Achieving Your Goals

Hale Dwoskin, author of The Sedona Method, has created another free audio to share with you called Why You Aren’t Achieving Your Goals… and What to Do About It. Hale’s previous audios have received more than 10,000 listens so far, so there’s been a lot of interest in them. You can listen to these free audios […]

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Honesty is the Best Hiring Policy

I was reading the news about Baseball legend Roger Clemens being acquitted of lying to Congress and I started to think about professional ethics. Sports are not the only place where cheaters don’t prosper. There has been a lot of corporate scandal recently in the news, from the Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson resigning after it […]

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