In retrospect, our panic over new technologies always looks ridiculous.
An algorithm deciding which programmer to interview? Permission to ignore resumes? It had to happen sooner or later. Applicant tracking systems (ATS) were the first major application of technology to recruitment decisions. Now there is a new kid on the...
Have you heard? Tumblr belongs to Yahoo! now. No one knows what that means, but there has been plenty of speculation about what Yahoo — and by extension, Marissa Mayer — have planned for the brainchild of twenty-something David Karp....Show More Summary
Are you ready to return to work? I recently asked the injured workers to complete a brief survey about their job search concerns. Here's what they said. The post Injured Workers Need Guidance To Return To Work appeared first on CAREEREALISM.
Some job seekers think the goal of a resume is to get them a job. It's not. Find out why you need to stop overstating your case on your resume. The post Striking The Perfect Balance On Your Resume appeared first on CAREEREALISM.
In career coaching, I share inconvenient truths with my clients on a regular basis. I know it’s hard to hear these things but they make you stronger. The post 20 Inconvenient Career Truths appeared first on CAREEREALISM.
Sometimes it is a banality - something a little sad and laughable - that makes you aware of a deep cultural change. On some level you already knew it, so that when the awareness comes, there is more recognition than surprise. Yes, of course, things have changed. - From White Guilt: How Blacks and Whites Destroyed the Promise of the Civil Rights Era by Shelby Steele
Although our way of life is constantly changing in America, members of the class of 2013 have the same aspirations as generations before them. They want to find good jobs, buy homes, raise families and later enjoy a decent retirement. It will be decades before these young adults reach retirement age, but recent research from the [...]
There can be a fine line between: Meeting and meandering Core and margin Direct and rude Indirect and fog Detachment and indifference Query and challenge Work and play Thought and drift
Maximize your ratio of accomplishment over authority.
Yeah, I'm a volunteer coach at the local park, which has about 1,000 kids all vying to be the next Derek Jeter. This year's team was the 9YO Angels, which started off a little something like this (email subscribers click...
This is a guest post by Leslie Ayres. As an active executive recruiter, I read dozens of resumes every week. Many of them do a pretty mediocre job at selling the person they represent, and I’ve shared here before some ways to turn that around. One of the most common resume problems is looking out [...]
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Inexpensive videos can sell products, but you've got to know what works (and what doesn't).
I find marketing extremely interesting because the tactics change rapidly, while the basic principles never do. If I was hiring an agency, I’d want a team that brings together the old and the new, even though I often have a strong urge to go with whatever’s new. Adpearance is a Portland, OR based digital marketing [...]
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A.G Lafley is back as the CEO of P&G (nothing like the day before an American holiday weekend to announce a leadership change at a major company). There's a lot we don't know about this evolving story, but we wanted to give you a few insights. In Bloomberg Businessweek, Justin Bachman points...
Never underestimate the value of a great receiver.
It’s finally here. Summer is just around the corner which means, for many of us, Summer Fridays are coming into play. For adults, Summer Fridays are pretty much the equivalent of Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory (minus all that gratuitous killing of innocent children). Show More Summary
No one can picture your job, says Paul Hellman, because they haven't seen it on TV. Here's the solution.