Month: May 2014

Developing the Plan

Many times when we discuss the “plan,” most people think of the Microsoft tool, MS Project. We have, incorrectly, called this the project plan. The project plan is an all-inclusive set of documents that includes the project schedule (the one

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Job Interview Tips for Mature People

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

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Are You an Effective Job Search Networker?

Loads of people network during their job search, but very few are effective at such networking. Certainly, some are better at it than others, but in general, the majority of people not only dislike networking but also are simply not

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Not Everything that is Important is Actually Urgent

Some tasks and projects require more urgency than others. However, if we consider everything to be urgent, we clog our work queue and confuse trivialities with important priorities. Sometimes the challenge we face as a manager is to distinguish between

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Employers Hire the Best: Is That You?

No employer is seeking to hire Mr. Average. All employers seek the exceptional and the very best. But how do you convince them that you are the ideal candidate? And how do you beat your competition for this one job?

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“Using Social Media to Enhance Your Job Search” by Matthew Levy

Saturday May 10, 2014 at 8:00 am “Using Social Media to Enhance Your Job Search” You’ve been there… Applying for jobs posted on internet job boards and never hearing a word.  Sending your resume around and not getting many nibbles.

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Working with Recruiters to Find a Job by David Schuchman

It is common to work with a recruiter or search firm to find your next job. Keep in mind that many published sources have indicated that only about 10% of job hunters find a new position using search firms. As

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Career growth organization Breakfast Club NJ implements Haydle knowledge platform for its members


East Brunswick – NJ career-oriented network Breakfast Club NJ announced today that it will be launching its own knowledge base utilizing Haydle’s proprietary Q&A search engine platform as a free benefit for its members. Breakfast Club Founder, Frank Kovacs explained

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It’s Counterintuitive for Job Seekers

It would be interesting to review a few perceptions that job seekers have on issues stemming from feelings rather than from thinking. Such perceptions are based more on gut feelings rather than logic. Examples follow. The interview is about me.

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Why You Need a Succession Plan

An organization uses succession planning to ensure that it recruits superior employees, develops their knowledge, skills, and abilities, and prepares them for advancement. You need to develop a succession plan to ensure that your employees are constantly developed to fill

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