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Why onboarding often frustrates new hires

Dive Brief:<p>Employers looking for an improved onboarding process need to update their strategies and stop living in the past, according to …

Giving Career Development a Fresh Focus

Career development is one of those supervisory responsibilities that frequently drops to the bottom of a manager’s to-do list. And it makes sense. …

Why Learning A Language Is The Ultimate Career Development Hack

10 of the Best Interview Questions You’ll Ever Need

You have an interview in 10 minutes and you’re not sure what the best interview questions are. Don’t worry, this list has you covered! Yes I know, …

5 Time Management Tips That Will Boost Your Career

Last week I discussed my one tip that will help your career more than anything else. Along with continuing to learn one new skill every year, there’s something else that will help you to be successful: Being in control of how you spend your time.<p>I’m often asked, “How do you get so much done in one …

Time Management

Ten Things Never To Do On LinkedIn

You could think of LinkedIn as a huge database or a research tool for job-seekers and business-developers. LinkedIn is certainly both of those things. You could think of LinkedIn as an online public square where people can post billboards about themselves and their services.<p>You could also think of …

Networking

Cover Letter Confusion: To Whom Should You Address It?

You’ve found a great job opening, polished up your resume, tweaked your cover letter, and you’re ready to go – almost. Still lingering is the empty …

Here's exactly how much 'who you know' affects your chances of landing a job

Think of it this way, he suggests: "Boosting the odds of getting a job offer by roughly 5% would mean on average that 1 in 20 workers gets a job offer who wouldn't have otherwise gotten one." And if you're looking at a large group, that could mean thousands of job matches that wouldn't happen …

7 reasons this is an excellent CV for someone with no experience

Writing your very first resume can be a daunting process. And it doesn’t help to know that recruiters spend an average of six seconds reviewing a …

The Four Seasons of Work-Life Balance

Stop trying to achieve work-life balance. Focus your energy, time and attention on finding our own pace and our own rhythm for your life. To start this process, use nature's seasons as your guide.<p>Almost immediately upon entering mainstream culture and conversation, the concept of work-life balance …

Work-life Balance

4 Ways to Project Confidence in Any Situation

Even if you don't feel like the most powerful person in the room, learning how to act the part can do wonders for your self-confidence.<p>It doesn't matter if you're an entry-level employee, middle manager, or the CEO: If you want other people to look to you as a leader, you've got to act the …

5 mistakes that make recruiters click away from your LinkedIn page

When it comes to the latter, we've given you plenty of tips regarding what should be there — from brilliant summaries to killer headlines that attract recruiters.<p>But today we're talking about the former — all the items you need to leave off. Or, in most cases, remove before you make one more more …

9 Thought-Provoking Quotes About Work-Life Balance

No matter how good you are at your job, you probably often think: <i>I could be doing more</i>.<p>Call it work-life balance, work-life coexistence, or simply life, but balancing responsibilities can be stressful in an always-on world. Phones and connected devices make it easier than ever to stay entangled in …

You Are Invisible Online

Recruiters search for candidates on social media (particularly LinkedIn) using keywords targeting skills, companies, or types of experience. You won’t get called if your profile doesn’t show up in an online search.

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Business Development

If LinkedIn has never helped you land a job, you’re probably using it wrong

The fact is, impressions are formed based on behavior. Your behavior in-person and online equally gives employers something to work with in forming an impression. There is a lot out there about how to behave at the job interview, but what about your behavior online as a job seeker? We cover …

Is the 9-5 Job Really Dead?

Last month an article made its way around the interwebs purporting that <b>the 9-5 job might be dying</b>. Running a business myself, the article instantly …

Killer Interview Question: How Do You Deal With A Bomb With 90 Seconds On The Timer?

Another entry in the list of killer interview questions: You work on the 60th floor of 100 story building. You walk into your office and find a bomb …

What To Do When You Don't Hear Back After An Interview

By Lauren @BubbleJobs<p>The days and weeks after an interview are extremely nerve-wracking – you’ll either be anxiously waiting good news after a really …

10 Career Lessons You Should Learn By Your 30s

These tough situations often happen as you’re building your career in your 20s. Expert advice on the hidden lessons in these setbacks.<p>Some of the most important lessons you learn during your first decade working in “the real world” come from one source: the school of hard knocks.<p>There are …

Job Seekers: How To Banish Those Job Interview Jitters

<i>Reader:</i> I get incredible anxiety before and during job interviews. I don’t know why this happens, it just does. Sometimes during interviews my mind goes blank and I don’t know what to say. At other times, I talk so much that I end up talking my way out of the job, because of my rambling. What can I …

The One Thing About Your Spouse’s Personality That Really Affects Your Career

Here’s something that’s obvious, but at the same time not: We’re all a lot more than we appear to be at work.<p>We have other dimensions that are invisible to our companies, supervisors, direct reports, and most of our colleagues, and those invisible dimensions have a deep impact on our work.<p>A couple …

5 Ways to Look Beyond the Résumé to Hire College Grads

How to identify promising young candidates who might not have relevant work experience just yet.<p>They're known as Generation Y or the Millennials. But a more appropriate name for Americans born between 1980-2000 might be Generation Underemployed.<p>The whole country faced a challenging job market …

6 words that could land your résumé in the trash

While this might not sound like a huge issue, take a moment to remember that your résumé is just one of many that are being reviewed for the position, often times, by just one person.<p>If the person reading it can't understand what you're trying to get across, or is mildly annoyed by your fluffy word …

10 Resume Tweaks to Help You Get a Job Now

Job hunting is painful and no fun. These simple changes can speed up the process.<p>Time moves in a different dimension when you're job hunting. Managers say they will make a decision "soon," and you don't hear from them for three weeks. Recruiters say they'll get back to you "tomorrow," and they …

Why academic CVs (or résumés) are distinctive

The rules governing academic CVs (short for the Latin <i>curriculum vitae</i> in the UK, Europe and Australasia) and often called loosely called résumés in …

Mistakes You Should Avoid On Your Résumé

CV by Raj, creative but hard to read<p><b>We have previously</b> provided tips to create an amazing design résumé and a list of fonts to use on it.<p><b>Quartz has</b> …

On the job hunt? Break these four résumé rules.

Make your résumé stand out to HR by breaking these four résumé rules. For example, if you have been working for decades, ignore the one-page résumé …

Here's how your résumé and LinkedIn profile should differ

In addition to the basic data, a résumé should only contain information pertinent to a job. Generally, you should restrict it to one page if you graduated within the last five years and two pages if you graduated more than five years ago.<p>In either case, the information must warrant inclusion — …