Archive | February, 2012

How Long You Should Wait to Hear Back About a Job Application

In this article for LifeHacker.com, Melanie Pinola writes How Long You Should Wait to Hear Back About a Job Application. Read an excerpt of Pinola’s article below. Read Full Article It’s a tough job market, so you might expect to wait a long time to hear back from a company after sending your resume or […]

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What HR Won’t Tell You About Online Applications

In this article for HR Bartender, Sharlyn Lauby reports, What HR Won’t Tell You About Online Applications. Read an excerpt from Lauby’s article. Read Full Article Today’s post has a little back story.  I hope you’ll indulge me. Several weeks ago I received a comment here at HR Bartender.  It was a long, frustrating remark […]

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Top 50 Job Interview Questions

About.com Guide Alison Doyle lists the Top 50 Job Interview Questions Some of those questions are What are you passionate about? What did you like or dislike about your previous job? Describe yourself. Are you the best person for this job? Why? What interests you about this job? Why are you leaving your job? Why […]

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How to Make (and Sustain) a Good First Impression Every Time

In this article for LifeHacker.com, Whitson Gordon explains, How to Make (and Sustain) a Good First Impression Every Time. Read an excerpt of Gordon’s article below. Read Full Article In a perfect world, friendships, relationships, and business contacts would all develop naturally and blossom exactly how you’d like, but that’s not the world we live […]

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More Ohio Jobs Expected to Go to Those with Advanced Postsecondary Degrees

In this article from LiveCareer.com, More Ohio Jobs Expected to Go to Those with Advanced Postsecondary Degrees. Read an excerpt from the site’s article. Read full article According to a report by the Georgetown University Center on Education and Workforce, more than half of the jobs in Ohio will go to workers who have an […]

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Why Networking is the Essential Professional Skill

In his article for Psychology Today, Ray Williams explains, Why Networking is the Essential Professional Skill. Read an excerpt of Williams’ article. Read full article Networking is increasingly being promoted as both a business and personal social skill. There’s no doubt that both the social media form of networking and personal face-to-face networking has become a […]

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Why Small Businesses Are A Good Place To Start Your Career

By Kat Krull “Whenever it is possible, a boy should choose some occupation which he should do even if he did not need the money.” This commencement quote from William Lyon Phelps is food for thought for those beginning their careers. Maybe the message to all those college graduates out there looking for work is…consider pursuing employment in […]

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Social Media: Sifting the Professional From the Personal

The New York Times article, Sifting the Professional from the Personal, Randall Stross explores the current trends in Social Media networking. Read an excerpt from Stross’ article. Read full article AMONG online networking sites, LinkedIn stands out as the specialized one — it’s for professional connections only. That distinction has given it staying power as Facebook’s predecessors have […]

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New Report finds Accounting and Auditing Jobs on Road to Recovery

In this article from LiveCareer.com, New Report finds Accounting and Auditing Jobs on Road to Recovery. Read an excerpt from the site’s article. Read Full Article According to a new report, professionals with accounting, auditing and bookkeeping experience on their resumes may have an easier time finding a job, as the industry is beginning to rebound from […]

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The Ins and Outs of Providing References

In this article from U.S. News and World Report’s On Careers, Lindsay Olson explains The Ins and Outs of Providing References. Read an excerpt of Olson’s article below. Read full article You’ve likely been asked for references in an interview or during the application process. Rather than scrambling to pull a few together, you should have […]

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