Feeling Down At Work?

Author: Lisa Esposito Source: Huffington Post Chances are, someone at your workplace has depression. It could be a co-worker; it could be you. Not just a case of the blues, not deadline burnout, but chronic, clinical depression that requires ongoing treatment. According to Mental Health America, one in 20 workers is experiencing depression at any …

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The Best Ways To SHOW Your Accomplishments On Your Resume

Author: Don Goodman Source: CAREEREALISM Many of the job hunters I work with tell me their accomplishments aren’t really quantifiable. They just aren’t in jobs where they can say, “Saved the company $4 million a year… ” If you have those numbers at your fingertips, by all means use them. If you’re like most of us, …

Is There a Better Way To Plan Your Future Than Chasing That Killer Resume?

Author: Brian McCallister Source: BrazenCareerist Your resume isn’t much different than your social media profile. While it may omit some embarrassing pictures, your resume represents a carefully curated persona. It reduces your complex virtues into shiny marketing collateral. But the problem with resumes isn’t that we brand and sell ourselves — it’s that the experiences …

How Recruiters View LinkedIn Recommendations

Author: Sophie Deering Source: Undercover Recruiter Many recruiters find LinkedIn invaluable. According to data collected in 2013, 89% of recruiters have used the professional network to fill a position. One of the things that recruiters look at on LinkedIn is the recommendations section of a prospective job candidate. Unlike the one-click skills endorsements on LinkedIn, …

23 Job Hunting Mistakes Made By New Grads

Written by Rebecca Lake, originally posted on CreditDonkey Competition for entry-level positions is fierce for anyone graduating from college these days. Need a leg up on your competition? Avoid making these 23 common mistakes, and you decrease your chances of getting passed over for one of your classmates. Planning Your Strategy 1. Not knowing what …

10 Job Tweeters You Should Be Following – Resources for job seekers

by Anthony Balderrama, CareerBuilder.com writer When microblogging and social networking site Twitter debuted three years ago, plenty of people wrote it off as yet another pointless addition in the overcrowded networking world. Little by little, users proved the site's worth to nonbelievers. Considering the site only allows people to post, or Tweet, messages of 140 …

Questions Commonly Asked by Employers and Ways Applicants Strike Out During an Interview.

Most of us make two mistakes when we are being questioned in an interview. First, we fail to listen to the question. We proceed to answer a question that was not asked or to give out a lot of superfluous information. Second, we attempt to answer questions without preparation. Not even the most skilled debater …