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5 Resume Writing Disasters (And How To Avoid Them)

Food for thought: There is no magic formula or special combination of words that will guarantee your resume lands successfully, securing you an interview and ultimately paving the way toward your dream job. There are, however, some seemingly small yet deeply significant blunders that will get your Business2Community


Business News

Free, Low-Cost Cooking Classes Aim To Help Underserved Communities Eat Better
Huffington Post
CHICAGO -- A weekly after-school cooking and nutrition class is having a big impact on the lives of families in some of the city's underserved communities. The Chicago Park District's "Fun With Food" program is using the city's former field houses, website CivilEats reports, as venues to teach children (more »)

Career Development

How to Take Your LinkedIn Relationship to the Next Level—a Coffee Date!
The Daily Muse
With over 300 million professionals on LinkedIn, you may feel like a kid in a candy store—so many amazing experts you can access any time! In fact, you start fantasizing about how great it would be to line up Richard Branson for a coffee date. Then you come back to reality and realize that while (more »)

Business News

Manufacturing in Philly area grew at a slower pace in May
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Manufacturing growth in the Philadelphia region slowed a bit in May, one of several recent signs the U.S. economy is barely improving after an anemic start to the year. The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia said Thursday that its index of factory activity (more »)

Career Development

How to Go From Being "Someone's Boss" to Being a Respected Leader
The Daily Muse
You did it: You’ve made it to management! So, how can you take that one step further into a leadership role? First, let’s consider the difference between managing and leading. Managing involves overseeing daily, tactical office functions and activities, whereas leading involves building (more »)

Business News

New Entrepreneurship Initiative Aims To Address The Black Male Jobless Rate
Huffington Post
Black men in the U.S. have been described as being stuck in a "permanent recession,” with unemployment rates consistently higher than those of other demographic groups. But an advocacy group based in Washington, D.C., is working to tackle the problem head-on. Earlier this year, the U.S. Black Chambers, (more »)

Career Development

3 Ways to Fast-Track Your Career and Get to Where You Want to Be Already
The Daily Muse
I considered myself an ambitious person when I started my career, yet I listened to what everyone said about having to put in my time. Rack up some points. Earn my stripes. Problem is, this method takes time. Years, possibly even decades. Even though this is what I was trained to expect, I never felt (more »)

Interviewing

How to Sell Yourself in a Job Interview
Business2Community
So, finally the phone rings and the caller ID displays the name of a company you sent your résumé to. The caller is from the company’s human resources department and wants to schedule you for an in-person interview. Fantastic, this is music to your ears, but what now? Are you prepared? Do you have (more »)

Job Search Advice

5 Times "Thinking Outside the Box" Landed People Their Dream Jobs
The Daily Muse
At any given time, you probably know a handful of people who are job-searching. So, when you’re the one who’s looking, you know the competition is fierce. As a founder of the startup Notey, I regularly lead the other side of the hiring process. Most qualified applicants submit a cover letter (more »)

Interviewing

How To Find, Interview, Hire, And Onboard Employees
Business2Community
Congratulations! You’re ready to hire employees. But that’s easier said than done. How do you find the best people? And once you’ve found them, how do you convince them to come work for you? These are exhausting questions, especially when you need relief now. In this post, I’ll discuss how to find, (more »)

Job Search Advice

#GirlsWithToys Campaign Proves Once And For All That Women Have A Place In STEM
Huffington Post
Here's yet another reminder that women totally kick ass in any field they want. Shrinivas Kulkarni, astronomy and planetary science professor at the California Institute of Technology, was featured in an interview with NPR on Saturday. While speaking on astronomers, the professor said, "many scientists (more »)

Interviewing

Job Interview Tips For Mature People
Business2Community
To start with, here are some statistics: Only 28% of workers 55 and older find jobs within one year versus 71% of those aged 25 to 35, reports Career Builder. 63% of workers 55 and older applied for positions at lower levels than their previous jobs. 48% of workers 55 and older found positions (more »)

Job Search Advice

A Great Way to Figure Out Your Dream Job (Without Quitting Your Current One)
The Daily Muse
Are you looking for career enlightenment? Confused as to how to find it when you have a full-time job? Believe it or not, volunteering is one way to discover your dream job, while still working regular hours. Volunteering can provide clarity about the things you love (or don’t) in your career. (more »)

Personal Finance

Study: 23 pct of US adults with health coverage underinsured
The Associated Press
Nearly a quarter of U.S. adults who were insured all last year lacked adequate protection from big medical bills based on their income, according to Commonwealth Fund research. The nonprofit foundation estimates that about 31 million people between the ages of 19 and 64 (more »)

Tech News

The State Of IT In 2015
Business2Community
  In order to get to the bottom of where IT is now and where the industry is going, Spiceworks recently surveyed over 1100 IT professionals in North America and EMEA. A majority of respondents work for small to medium-sized organizations with between 20-249 employees, although companies of (more »)

Personal Finance

7 Scams That Can Absolutely Wreck Your Finances
Huffington Post
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Identity theft, imposter scams, charity scams, Medicare scams—the ways crooks have devised to bilk you out of your money seem endless. And the amount of money they take is staggering. In 2012 (the most recent statistics available) there were 16.6 million victims of (more »)

Tech News

22 Tips to Rock Twitter Conversations Like a Boss
Business2Community
You hear your colleagues, corporate management, friends and even teens rave about how crazy amazing Twitter and other social networks are. They brag about how many people they have met, relationships nurtured and rocked. The are excited about new partnerships, friendships and opportunities that all (more »)

Personal Finance

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage up for 3rd straight week
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates are up for the third straight week. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac says the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rose to 3.85 percent this week from 3.80 percent a week earlier. The rate on 15-year fixed-rate mortgages (more »)

Tech News

The Smartphone: Your New Central Nervous System
Business2Community
Walk down any street or take a quick subway ride and you see plenty of people with their eyes on their phones. There’s no question that smartphones have taken on a central role in our lives, and the stats are in to prove it – for instance, at this point more people access the internet via phones and (more »)


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