Archive | December, 2012

Ask Those with Hiring Experience to Review Your Resume

We continue a four-part series excerpted from Why Aren’t You Getting Job Interviews? by Allison Green on US News and World Report/Money. Today’s entry speaks to an adage we’ve preached before on this blog: “Too many resume cooks spoil the broth.” If you ask many people to review your resume, you’ll get conflicting opinions, often […]

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New Year’s Resolutions for Your Career

We hope that 2013 is your year to find a new job.  Since you’re making all those other New Year’s resolutions, why not add a couple to perk up your career prospects?  Here are a couple of suggestions that will add value to your resume and that can be accomplished in your spare time.  Even […]

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Ask the Coach-Dont Get Caught in the Net

Every week, NETSHARE hosts Ask the Coach, a phone-in coaching session with leading career management experts. Here is an excerpt from a recent session with Christine Dennison, The Job Search Coach. Chris started the call asking people to describe where they were in their job search and found that there were some newbies on the […]

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SBI 2-for-1 Holiday Special – Save $299

Site Build-It is now running their ever popular  2-for-1 holiday special, which they do every year at this time. With this special you can start two different web-based passive income streams for the price of one of their educational and hosting packages. This is their best deal of the year, and it’s good through midnight […]

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The Language of Talent

Marcus Buckingham  was recruited out of Cambridge by psychologist Donald Clifton for a company he founded called Selection Research, Inc. (which took on the Gallup name in 1988 after being acquired.) The company helps business identify talent based on strengths. The partnership between Clifton and Buckingham produced several bestselling books, including Now, Discover Your Strengths. […]

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Book Provides 200+ Prompts for Brainstorming Accomplishments

My new book, You Are More Accomplished Than You Think: How to Brainstorm Your Achievements for Career and Life Success, offers a whole chapter filled with 233 prompts to help job-seekers and others identify their accomplishments. The book tackles the issue of brainstorming, tracking, communicating, and leveraging accomplishments so you can detail them in resumes […]

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