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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.

30-Day Video Series Starts Friday, April 14

My 46th birthday is on Friday, April 14, and I’m going to start the next year of life with a 30-day challenge – creating and posting a new video every day for 30 days. Several entrepreneurial friends are doing this too. We all want to get better at making videos, and this seems like a […]

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CGC Early Access Delayed

Unfortunately I have to delay opening Conscious Growth Club for early access. It’s going to be at least a couple of weeks before we can start inviting people to register. Initially I’d intended to start sending invites on Friday, March 31. But during testing I encountered a problem with PayPal not referring people back to […]

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CGC Progress Logs

One nice feature we’ll have in Conscious Growth Club is a special Progress & Accountability forum section for members to share progress updates on their goals, which is great for accountability. Members will be able to comment on each other’s progress logs too, so they can share feedback, advice, and suggestions. Today I started my […]

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Write Well Mindfest (Free This Week)

Learning Strategies is streaming their Write Well Mindfest this week (an audio course), which gives you free mentoring to improve your writing skills. It kicked off yesterday, but you can still get access to the whole thing if you sign up for it today. The sessions are pre-recorded, so you can listen whenever you want, […]

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CGC Opening for Early Access Next Week

I’ve made great progress prepping Conscious Growth Club to open for early access, so I expect to start inviting people from the early access list to join starting sometime next week, so by March 31st. I’ll probably invite the early access people in small batches to start, like 10 at a time, so these invites […]

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The Executive Update

Every week, NETSHARE hosts Ask the Coach, a phone-in coaching session with leading career management experts. In a recent Ask the Coach with Christine Dennison,The Job Search Coach the questions were focused on LinkedIn, personal branding and resumes. LinkedIn: Do I really need a paid account? Chris noted that the basic free account will allow […]

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Resume and Cover-Letter Trends: What’s on the Horizon

After examining current trends in resumes, cover letters, and other career-marketing communications, we continue reporting highlights of the Findings of the 2014 Global Career Brainstorming Day from Career Thought Leaders. Today’s selection looks at what’s on the horizon for job-seekers looking to market themselves. Resumes are becoming more mobile; less paper. Documents must be designed […]

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LinkedIn, Storytelling, and Concise Resumes and Cover Letters Feature Prominently in Annual Career Brainstorming Report – Part 1

Concise resumes and cover letters are currently the trend, even as job-seekers add new bells and whistles to their career-markeing documents – such as storytelling and infographics. Those were among the findings of the 2014 Global Career Brainstorming Day by the Career Thought Leaders Consortium. From the group’s newly published white paper, here are some highlights about […]

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What Happens to Your Resume After You Submit it Online?

Fourth 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 Jobscan – about resume content […]

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Your Guide to Crafting a Customer-Service Resume

Guest Post by Trista Winnie, Jobscan When writing your customer-service resume, keep in mind that a successful resume is more than just a list of job duties. You have to demonstrate your accomplishments and make yourself stand out as a candidate. And, of course, you need to use the right keywords to get your resume noticed […]

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