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Would you like a resume that helps you advance your career by appealing to recruiters and hiring managers? As an executive career coach who sees hundreds and writes many resumes each month, I can tell you that less than 90% of the resumes out there are ineffective. Could yours be part of the 90%? Business2Community


Business News

Walmart Workers Complain They Can't Afford New Dress Code
Huffington Post
Walmart workers are apparently not too happy about having Walmart tell them how to dress, and now labor activists are getting involved. Richard Reynoso, a Walmart employee working in a southern California store, sent a letter to Walmart’s corporate headquarters on Monday, claiming that he couldn’t afford (more »)

Career Development

Are You Defined by Your Job?
Business2Community
Defined by Your Job? For many of us, our own self image is defined by our jobs. When someone loses their job, they may feel they no longer have value or purpose.This topic was brought about by Dustin McKissen, who wrote a post called If You Lose Your Job, Remember This. Dustin wrote about his father (more »)

Business News

So Happy Together: 7 Tips to Work Successfully With a Business Partner
Business2Community
Are two heads better than one? If you asked the co-founders of Google, Ben & Jerry’s, and Intel, the answer would definitely be “yes.” It’s easy to imagine your potential business partner offering sound counsel, sharing the workload, and investing his or her hard-earned cash. But there are both (more »)

Career Development

4 Motivational Melodies to Help You Communicate on Social Media
Business2Community
Decades ago, Marvin Gaye crooned about hearing news through the grapevine. This 1968 hit was around long before the likes of social media, but let’s be honest – social media is the digital grapevine of our time. Drawing on the inspiration of singers like Gaye, we’ve created a musically inspired list (more »)

Business News

American recovery drives the dollar sharply higher
The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — In the world of currencies, the dollar is starting to look like a safe home in a tough neighborhood. A strengthening American economy, combined with a gloomy outlook for growth elsewhere, is pushing the U.S. currency sharply higher. The dollar (more »)

Career Development

Don’t Rely on Your Past Accomplishments
Business2Community
This simple act could really stifle your performance going forward.Right now, I am firmly in the middle of my professional career. I am a Generation X person. I see a number of executives in their upper 60’s and 70’s and some people never stop. Other people’s performance has fallen off substantially. (more »)

Interviewing

HR Reps Most Wanted Applicant Tracking System Features
Business2Community
Applicant tracking systems (ATS) allow HR representatives and managers to tackle many of their biggest hiring and recruiting challenges. As a result, more professionals are ditching their manual methods, such as email and spreadsheets, and exploring their ATS purchase options. According to a recent (more »)

Job Search Advice

US job openings stay near 13-year high; hiring up
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of U.S. job openings remained near the highest level in 13 years in July, and companies also stepped up hiring that month to the fastest pace in nearly seven years, two signs the job market is slowly healing. The tally of available jobs ticked (more »)

Interviewing

The Anatomy of the Job Interview
Business2Community
There are a few basics that every person who’s preparing for, or facing a job interview, should know. what are the types of questions the interviewer might ask? Here are a few examples. The common interview questions. There are probably 20 or 30 common questions typically asked in interviews. (more »)

Job Search Advice

UPS expects to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers
The Associated Press
DALLAS (AP) — UPS plans to hire up to 95,000 workers to help deliver packages during the busy holiday season — an increase from last year, when the company was caught unprepared for a boom in online shopping. The Atlanta-based company said Tuesday that the positions will (more »)

Interviewing

How to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile as a Recent College Grad
Business2Community
It has been about four months since the class of 2014 received their congratulatory ceremonies in what is often considered as a milestone in their lives. It is also a time where countless seniors are entering their final year of eternal sunshine. The reality of the situation is that many students leave (more »)

Job Search Advice

How To Make Your Twitter Profile Appealing To Employers
Business2Community
If you’re job seeking, social media should definitely be an integral part of your job hunt strategy – and this includes Twitter. Twitter is a great way to find the latest job vacancies, as well as engage with employers and build your personal brand. We’ve covered how to create the perfect job seeking (more »)

Personal Finance

Security Alert: Why Losing Your Phone Is Worse Than Losing Your Wallet
Business2Community
There has been a recurring thought concerning mobile phone security that has been on my mind lately, and as I have been discussing it with clients, it is beginning to make me nervous to know that others out there may not be as aware. It started with this article I read that discusses the lack of support (more »)

Tech News

AT&T Martian Notifier Smartwatch Unboxing Review
Business2Community
In today’s world, people still buy watches first and foremost for fashion. The Martian Notifier smartwatch brings the convenience of notifications to a fashion-forward timepiece at a down-to-earth price. The Martian Notifier is an attractive, colorful analog wristwatch with an integrated OLED readout (more »)

Personal Finance

Once-troubled reverse mortgages poised for rebound
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Advertised as a path to an affordable retirement, federally insured reverse mortgages are showing signs of a rebound, drawing the scrutiny of regulators seeking to reduce historically high default rates that have cost the government billions. Industry analysts (more »)

Tech News

Stocks break two-day losing streak as Apple gains
The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing slightly higher as the market breaks a two-day slump. Apple was in focus again. The company gained 3 percent a day after announcing a mobile payment system, new iPhones and a smartwatch. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts sank 3 percent (more »)

Personal Finance

Poverty rate drops for the first time since 2006
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — The poverty rate in the United States has dropped for the first time since 2006, bringing a bit of encouraging news about the nation's economy as President Barack Obama and Congress gear up for midterm elections. The Census Bureau, in its annual look at (more »)

Tech News

Why People Don’t Get Google+
Business2Community
Google+ is a great social network. I can’t count the number of people I’ve said that to and they didn’t really believe me. People are constantly dissing this particular network even though it really has more intelligent conversation going on than many other networks. Why? Maybe it’s because you just (more »)


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