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Career Search Tips: Find Your Ideal Job

Career Search Tips: Find Your Ideal Job

By Toni Matthews-El February 18, 2014

There is only one thing more painful than being unemployed: The eye numbing job search one must embark on to find a new job. Chin up, it does not have to be a bad time. If you are moving in …

What Makes 100%?

What Makes 100%? That’s easy. The complete version of anyhting is the 100% mark. But what does it mean to give MORE than 100%? Ever wonder about those people who say they are giving more than 100%? Is it even possible?

We have all been to those meetings where someone wants you to give over 100%. They might not come right out to say it, but you still understand th emessage clearly. How about achieving 103%? Basic math would refute the idea that giving more than 100% is impossible, right? Wrong.

Jenna Jameson Ends Porn Career To Focus on Web Ventures
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Jenna Jameson announced to a stunned audience at the Adult Video News Awards in Las Vegas that she will never perform in a porn film again.

Here is her announcement:

 

Making a Living Blogging

Today’s question comes from Joe Tao who asks:

“Is it a truth, based on your experience, that anyone can make a living blogging if they understand how SEO works”

OK it’s a bit of a big question, but the short answer is yes. However you will need to have a game plan, and here’s how I’d approach the problem.

Social Networks Good For Your Career

Social networking is for more than just keeping in touch with family and friends. Business related social networking sites are useful for both employers and job seekers.

LinkedIn, a well-known career social network, reported 89 percent growth in members from 2005-2006. The site has seen strong growth since its first year, when they had 85,000 members and has grown to more than eight million members.

CIOs, Is Your Career Over?
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The long-standing joke about the acronym for chief information officers actually standing for “career is over” may have a real punchline now, one that hits those C-level executives right in their employment status.

Encourage Career Self-Management – Take the Heat off of HR

Is tackling talent management one of your goals this year? Employees are becoming more demanding, and topping their list is professional growth and development.

Open Source and Career Opportunities
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Matt Asay has some good advice for folks asking him for career advice: “Work for an open source company.”

The Career Networking Bandwagon

Networking for your job advancement in your career development path offers big benefits and outstanding career employment advancement opportunities that in most cases would never come your way otherwise.

Making Career Resolutions

If your career is losing direction, it’s time to make not only personal resolutions, but some professional ones too.

Careers In Web Analytics
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Web Analytics is one of the hottest fields these days. A lot of people are planning to switch careers and many students are looking to start their career in Web Analytics.

Online Career Sites Remain Popular

The Internet plays a key role in many peoples lives. It can entertain and educate. It has also changed the landscape for both job seekers and employers. In October of this year there were 2.5 million new postings for available positions on job search sites or in online newspapers according to the Conference Board. The number marks a 28 percent increase from a year ago.

Recycle Your Career Strategy

Gaining momentum to climb any corporate ladder today requires a significant amount of work. College degrees, skill, talent, and great performances still aren’t enough.

Expo Gets PayPal, More Features

Windows Live Expo, Microsoft’s community classifieds system, has added some new features.

You Had a Great Interview – Now What?

So, you finally had that job interview. You know the one. The interview you tried so hard to land. The interview for which you prepared so hard? The interview you know you nailed? It’s all over. You can sit back, relax, and wait for the phone to ring with a job offer. Right? Wrong!

Careers In Human Resources
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Human Resources is a career that involves inviting the most competent personnel and pairing them with the employment for which they are best suited.

Common Misconceptions About Career Management

You get your clothes cleaned when they’re dirty. You pay your bills each month. You see your doctor once or twice a year. You send cards to family-members at each birthday.