Planning your Career Limited skills and/knowledge can put your career in a corner. Are you putting all of your eggs in one nest—no back up—all of your valuables in one location or category? Certainly not; it’s far too risky to put all your eggs in one basket. And yet, you’d be surprised how many people (manage their…

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13 ways your resume can say ‘I’m unprofessional’ Lisa Vaas   Hiring pros share the faux-pas they find in real resumes, including wacky e-mail addresses, defunct phone numbers and cookie-cutter templates. No offense, thebigcheese@domain.com, but if nobody has told you yet, we’re telling you now: That e-mail address is not making you look particularly professional.…

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12 Ways to Get a Job Interview and One Way Not To Lou Adler Nowadays, most of the work I do involves helping recruiters and hiring managers find and hire perfect people for imperfect jobs. In the manual I give them I also provide a bunch of countermeasures for candidates to use whenever they meet…

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21 Secrets to Nailing a Job Interview Interviewing for a new job is always difficult, regardless of how you have fared in past interviews. Every company and every interviewer is unique. No matter how much you prepare, there is almost always at least one question in every interview that catches you completely off guard, and it…

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How to Get a Job If You’re Overqualified One of New York job coach Robert Hellmann’s clients had an impressive résumé as a senior human resources manager. The client had logged 20 years of experience, managed 30 people and commanded a budget of $10 million. But he found himself at a point in his life…

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The Battle For Information Technology Jobs 2014 #Tech Jobs In the town of Verona on the rural fringes of Madison, Wisc., there’s a Google GOOGL +1.54%-like campus that houses one of the country’s most rapidly growing tech companies, and one of the least well known. Founded in 1979, the medical software maker Epic has grown to…

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Cities Creating The Most Tech Jobs With the social media frenzy at a fever pitch, people may be excused for thinking that Silicon Valley is still the main engine for growth in the technology sector. But a close look at employment data over time shows that tech jobs are dispersing beyond the Valley and its…

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I learned in my job-search-today that I was in the final-round-of-candidates.How many times have you heard that and realized your job-search-has-stalled.Regardless of education or experience, you are certainly not alone.Many are finding confusing outcomes with the post-recession interviews and interview processes. What are the questions I should ask myself or things I should evaluate at…

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How To Turn Down A Job Offer Here’s something most people didn’t have to worry about for the last half-decade: turning down a job offer. But now, after years of layoffs and hiring freezes, plenty of corporations are starting to increase staffing levels again. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported there were 162,000 jobs added…

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Could America finally be making progress toward getting more women into the tech industry? New data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics suggests we might be. Of the 39,000 jobs created in tech this year, women filled 60 percent of them. Tech career Hub Dice found that this is the first time women have…

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