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From Blah to Bold: How to Make Your Resume Stand Out

In its most basic form, a resume is a professional list of your experience and accomplishments. It represents the best of who you are in an easy-to-follow format. The problem, of course, is that while many of these accomplishments may have been really exciting for you in real life, they read rather Business2Community


Business News

US stocks ease on earnings results
The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is lower in early trading after online retail giant Amazon posted a quarterly loss. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 102 points, or 0.6 percent, to 16,981 shortly after the market opened Friday The Standard & Poor's 500 index slipped (more »)

Career Development

Top 7 Reasons to Not Ignore Your Internal Candidate Pool
Business2Community
Back in June of this year, we were having a referral event at our company, and when speaking to an internal employee I was asked why we do not have a strategy in place to recruit our own talent? He said he receives several calls from other employers interested in his skill set, but very few from his (more »)

Business News

US stocks open mixed on Wall Street
The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is opening mixed at the start of a busy week as a batch of merger announcements lift shares in Family Dollar and other companies. The Dow Jones industrial average rose six points to 16,964 shortly after the market opened Monday. The Standard (more »)

Career Development

Arianna Huffington – Interview on How to Avoid Burnout at Work
Business2Community
I spoke to Arianna Huffington, who is the chair, president, and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, a nationally syndicated columnist, and author of fourteen books. Her latest book, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder (more »)

Business News

What The Zillow and Trulia Merger Means for Real Estate
Business2Community
There’s a new celebrity couple in town–Zulia, or Trullow, or whatever you want to call the Zillow Trulia merger. This alone is not news to anyone that follows markets or who is in the real estate industry. However, the more interesting question is what this merger means for how people buy and sell (more »)

Career Development

Life Isn’t About Finding Yourself
Business2Community
I have several quotations on the wall in my office. One of them is the following: Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. (George Bernard Shaw) Why did I select this quote to display to my clients? Because I believe, to be most meaningful, their careers must be created (more »)

Interviewing

Look The Part: Getting the Interview Dress Code Right
Business2Community
It would be unfair to judge a person’s ability to do a job with how one looks, but sadly, looks do matter, and to land the right job you should know how to dress right. From wearing a well-tapered trousers to a casual finely fitted suit to not chewing gum during an interview, the tips you can have (more »)

Job Search Advice

The Resume Secrets We Tell Our Friends and Family
Business2Community
The Grammar Chic, Inc. resume writing team provides professional insights and editorial assistance to jobseekers across the country, day in and day out. As you might imagine, though, the questions about proper resume construction don’t end when we clock out for the day. Friends and family members, (more »)

Interviewing

Bridging the Gap Between What Employers Want and What Employees Can Do
Business2Community
The Great Recession has come and gone, yet startling unemployment numbers remain – particularly for those aged 25 and under. Recent estimates put the unemployment/underemployment rate as high as 39 percent for this age cohort. The unemployment numbers are frustrating – and paint a dismal picture for (more »)

Job Search Advice

Boomerang Employees: Would You Work for a Former Company?
LearnVest
Via LearnVest By Anna Williams ~ A growing number of Americans may have more in common with LeBron James than they might think.No, not everyone can be a 6-foot-8-inch multimillionaire MVP. But when it comes to their career moves, more and more employees are following in James’ footsteps in one key (more »)

Interviewing

The Top 20 Most Asked Interview Questions
Business2Community
It is important to be prepared before going to an interview. Many of the behavioral interview questions are standard questions that are asked by almost anyone. Therefore, it would be to your advantage to write down your answers and read them out loud to yourself in front of a mirror or to practice (more »)

Job Search Advice

How To Use Social Media To Demonstrate Thought Leadership
Business2Community
Before we begin, I want to offer a disclaimer: This is not an article on how to be a “social media guru,” a “social media ninja,” or any other over-the-top title that some of us like to use to describe our profession or past time.  This is about how to position your business head and shoulders above (more »)

Personal Finance

Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — If you have health insurance on your job, you probably don't give much thought to each year's renewal. But make the same assumption in one of the new health law plans, and it could lead to costly surprises. Insurance exchange customers who opt for convenience (more »)

Tech News

More Than Mainstream in the Cloud: Business Software Grows Fourfold
Business2Community
If there’s something people like to be, it’s right. We are proud here at GetApp that we’ve bet on the right solution for your business productivity and efficiency. Cloud-based business software went from being meant for obscure niches back in 2011 to going fully mainstream, with about 75 percent of (more »)

Personal Finance

Despite good news, benefit programs face problems
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite some good news, Medicare and Social Security still face long-term financial problems as millions of baby boomers reach retirement. Social Security's disability program is already in crisis as it edges toward the brink of insolvency. Getting relief (more »)

Tech News

China investigating Microsoft in monopoly case
The Associated Press
BEIJING (AP) — China's anti-monopoly agency announced an investigation Tuesday of Microsoft Corp., stepping up regulatory pressure on foreign technology companies. The State Administration for Industry and Commerce said it opened a case in June after complaints Microsoft (more »)

Personal Finance

Feds cap fines for not buying health insurance
The Associated Press
MIAMI (AP) — Federal officials have capped the amount of money scofflaws will be forced to pay if they don't buy insurance this year at $2,448 per person and $12,240 for a family of five. The amount is equal to the national average annual premium for a bronze level health (more »)

Tech News

Top 5 Wearable Tech You Haven’t Heard of Yet
Business2Community
When you were a kid did you ever imagine that life someday would be like an episode of The Jetsons? If so, you’re in luck.Forecast calls for 19 billion connected things by 2016, and the wearable technology sector is set to skyrocket from $3-5 billion in revenue to $30-50 billion over the next 2 years. (more »)


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