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TOP OF THE FOLD

 

Employee Retention Now a Big Issue: Why the Tide has Turned

http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20130816200159-131079-employee-retention-now-a-big-issue-why-the-tide-has-turned?trk=tod-home-art-large_0

** The comments are varied and worth skimming through.

Your Online Job Search

http://www.job-hunt.org/starting.shtml

** Job Hunt 101.

 

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NETWORKING

 

Top 10 Networking Books for Your Career Succes

Top 10 Networking Books for Your Career Success

Through: @UndercoverRec

** Looks like I’ve got some reading to do.

Online Networking Tips

http://www.lauriedesautels.com/2013/08/socialnetworking.html

Through: @LaurieDesAutels (HT to @tonyrestell)

** My one comment – be professional.  This is not the time for a rant… on anything.  If you criticize, be professional and constructive.

 

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RESUMES

 

Guide to Effective Resume Writing

http://www.job-hunt.org/resumes/resumes.shtml

** Compilation of a lot of articles on resumes.

The Most Important Part Of Your Resume

http://www.careerealism.com/resume-most-important-part/

** Understand what’s being looked at to aim at that.

 

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INTERVIEWING

 

Guide to Job Interviews

http://www.job-hunt.org/job_interviews/job-interviewing.shtml

** Compilation of a lot of articles on interviewing.

How to Answer This Question – Why Should We Hire YOU?

http://www.job-hunt.org/job_interviews/answering-why-should-we-hire-you.shtml

Through: @JobHuntOrg

** And practice, practice, practice.  This is not an answer you want to stumble over.

Are You Making Strong Impressions During An Interview..And Landing The Job!

http://www.lauriedesautels.com/2013/07/are-you-making-strong-impressions.html

** Can you divine pain points to address?  Do you highlight how your accomplishments will transfer to address them?

10 Body Language Tips For Interviewing

http://www.lauriedesautels.com/2013/02/10-body-language-tips-for-interviewing.html

** Body language is everything.  But ironically, the more conscious you are about it, the more you come off as contrived.

 

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BRANDING / SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Fired Over Twitter: 13 Tweets That Got People CANNED

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/07/15/fired-over-twitter-tweets_n_645884.html

** Facepalm.

How To Clean Up Your Online Presence

http://www.careerealism.com/online-presence-clean-up/

Through: @UndercoverRec

 

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GENERAL

 

What Kind of Vibes Are You Giving Off?

http://www.inc.com/steve-tobak/what-kind-of-vibes-are-you-giving-off.html

Through: @AMAnet

** Your attitude shows through.  Defeated, or vibrant?

Do You Dread A Phone Interview Or Networking Call?

http://www.careerealism.com/dread-phone-interview-networking-call/

** Take it seriously.

 

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UNDERSTANDING THE OTHER SIDE OF THE TABLE

 

Poor Hiring Practices Spells Negative PR For Companies

Poor Hiring Practices Spells Negative PR For Companies

** Company personnel SHOULD read this.

Stop the Recruiting Insanity: Start Sourcing on Facebook with Graph Search

http://www.social-hire.com/social-recruiting-advice/3608/stop-the-recruiting-insanity-start-sourcing-on-facebook-with-graph-search

Through: @MeghanMBiro

** Where are recruiters looking?  Is this really a trend?

 

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