Happy New Year! Hannah Morgan and I are excited to start a new year with a great collection of career development posts from career experts around the world. We promise to bring you some new themes this year that pose questions that are top of mind for the career savvy reader.
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Enjoy this month’s collection of great reading!
Job Search Resources
The Job Quest with Melissa Cooley
Should a period of self-employment be included in a resume? This blog post discusses the reasons why disclosure of self-employment is a wise choice to make.
Career Sherpa with Hannah Morgan
To enhance your job search and career resources, I’ve culled this list of 80 Twitter accounts I follow for up-to-date information.
Design Resumes with Julie Walraven
Interviewing is stressful and there are multiple aspects to the planning. Today let’s just do some basic Q&A to learn the best ways to be successful in the phone interview, the Skype interview, and the in-person interview.
Career Pivot with Marc Miller
If you walk into an interview feeling good about yourself, it will exude from every pore. The one thing you cannot fake is passion.
I am going to give you three steps to take starting 45 minutes before an interview. Step 3 may sound a little crazy, but stick with me.
Hire Imaging with Barb Poole
“Why is it taking so long to hire?” is a frequent question in the minds of job seekers. Presents some of the scenarios as to whys, and what the candidate can do.
Staffing Insights with Eric Derby
I have recently seen a number or articles suggesting that people not discuss their salary history with prospective employers. I think they are wrong. Withholding the information can make the process tougher and sharing it can be used to improve the process.
Avid Careerist with Donna Svei
When to disconnect and alternatives in the post and comments to “going nuclear.”
The Savvy Intern with Dave Ellis
Hey… do you want to read another post about how to set New Year’s resolutions for a successful job or internship search?
Sorry. This isn’t one of them.
The truth is… January 1st isn’t magical. It’s a date on the calendar like any other.
But perhaps therein lies the magic. Any date can be made a special starting day – even today!
Acacia HR Solutions with Sabrina Baker
In a day where competition for jobs is fierce, do certifications give candidates a “leg up”? This blog posts explores that question and identifies how to tell which certifications might be worth it.
Making New Year goals this year? Don’t bother! Here’s why…..
Learn Something Unrelated. Kick Your Career Up a Notch.
Business Fitness with Dawn Lennon
Learning is about head and heart. It adds insight, experience, connections and even uniqueness. In terms of your career, you’re differentiating yourself, making yourself more interesting, revealing yourself as creative, adventuresome, inventive, and multidimensional.
Starting your year on the Right Foot
Search for Authentic Leadership with Dan Ryan
Having a great year means you need to get started in the right direction. This post gives a few simple tips to help you get headed in the right direction.
Elephants at Work with Lynn Dessert
It’s hard to believe but someone asked the question about writing a thank you note to their ex-boss even though they were fired! Let’s explore why you might want to thank your boss and how to do it.
Workplace Communications with Beth Sears
Emotional Intelligence is quickly becoming the measure of who does well in the workplace and who does not. Unlike IQ, Emotional Intelligence skills can be learned. This article gives an overview of the components of Emotional Intelligence and some tips to improve your interpersonal skills.
Arthur’s Blog with Arthur Catalanello
For most people, the greatest number of “failures” will be experienced during job loss and job search. However, failure is the road to success and there’s a difference between being a failure and experiencing failure.
Executive Career Brand with Meg Guiseppi
Step-by-step advice on using Twitter to build your personal brand and land an executive job.
Chameleon Resumes Blog with Lisa Rangel
The New Year is here! It is a pivotal time of year to get your resume and LinkedIn profile updated, in sync and given to the right contacts to land your next job faster for the New Year. Whether you are simply updating your achievements, landing a new job or switching careers, it is key to capitalize on this time of year to position yourself to thrive in 2014. Here are 9 holiday resume and LinkedIn profile tips that you can do right now to get your profile and resume up to speed fast!
On February 20th find the latest career expert advice at CareerSherpa.net hosted by Hannah Morgan. If you would like to join us and have a career related post to share, everything you need to know is here:
- The Career Development Carnival 2014 Carnival
- Career Development Carnival Post Submissions