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Did your job make +CareerCast's list of the 10 most dangerous job in America?

http://www.careercast.com/jobs-rated/most-dangerous-jobs-2015
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Every word counts in a resume. Learn the words that employers most want to see on your #resume, and the words they want you to avoid.
Every word counts in a resume. Learn the words that employers most want to see on your resume, and the words they want you to avoid.
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Have an upcoming #interview? Here are 25 things you should NEVER say (and why):
Before you go to a job interview, review 25 things you should never say during the interview if you want to secure a second interview or a job offer.
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Building and updating your #resume can be a time-consuming task. the good news - there are other ways of communicating interest in a position. 

Here are 6 ways get a job without a resume.
6 ways to get a job without a resume and what you can do to get hired when you don't have a resume or don't want to write one.
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Need a little time off from work? Here are 12 tips for how and when to ask for time off:
How to ask to take time off from work, including tips for requesting (and getting) vacation or other paid or unpaid time off, with examples of what to say.
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Need help with your #resume? Here are 100+ samples listed by type, job, and format to help you get started: 
More than 100 resume examples, samples and templates for different types of resumes, jobs and level of job seeker, plus writing and formatting tips.
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Remember that a resume is a piece of targeted advertising which should be designed to get you an interview. Don't ask 2 pages to do the whole job of getting you employment. 
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Do you have the #computer #skills needed to get hired? Take a look: 
In today's technologically oriented economy, it's no surprise that employees with strong computer skills fare better in the job market than their tech challenged counterparts. This trend influences hiring for virtually all jobs, not just technology-centered positions.
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Best apps to keep you productive
Want to be your most productive self in the workplace? You can do better than a scrawled list on a sticky note. Try these useful apps to get more done.
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10 Trade School Programs That Lead To High-Paying Jobs
What trade school programs are truly worth your time? We take a look.
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Wondering about how you can stand out from the crowd? Here are some tips from a #Microsoft  staffing manager about how to get noticed by your dream company. 

#Jobsearch   #dreamjob   #dreamcompany  
Wondering about how you can stand out from the crowd? Here are some tips from a Microsoft staffing manager about how to get noticed by your dream company.
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Here are tips for how to answer, "Why are you leaving or have left your job?"

#interviewprep   #interviewtips  
How to answer the interview question why are you leaving your job or why did you leave your job, with tips for responding and examples of the best answers.
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People in the bioscience space frequently have the opportunity to respond with "the company was unable to secure further financing when our {xyz} molecule did not prove to be effective."
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Be prepared to answer any question thrown your way. Here are 120 of the most commonly asked #interview question for you to review:
Over 120 of the most common and frequently asked job interview questions with the best answers for each question, and tips and advice on how to respond.
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About.com Job search and employment expert: jobsearch.about.com
Introduction

Alison Doyle is a job search and employment expert with many years of experience in human resources, career development, and job searching, with a focus on online job searching, social media, professional networking, and employment trends and technologies. She has covered job searching for About.com since 1998.

Alison is the author of Alison Doyle's Job Search Guidebook, Internet Your Way to a New Job: How to Really Find a Job Online and the About.com Guide to Job Searching

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Job Search Expert and Writer
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  • About.com
    Job Search Expert, 1998 - present
  • Skidmore College
    Associate Director, Career Services, 1991 - 2010
  • Tri-State Retail Systems
    Executive Administrative Manager, 1984 - 1991
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Job search advice including job listings, job search engines, resume writing, cover letters, interviewing, employment information, and more job search tips and

Social + Data = Better Decisions for Students
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Back in August of 2010, my daughter started her freshman year of college, and I joined LinkedIn to help students make more informed – and in

Why LinkedIn Recommendations and Endorsements Should Matter To You
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One of the most common questions I hear is: “Which means more to have on my LinkedIn Profile, a recommendation or an endorsement?” The answe

Giving You More Reasons to Share on SlideShare
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SlideShare community: We’ve heard you loud and clear! Over the last few years, we’ve created and enhanced premium tools built to empower you

8 Things Not to Do on LinkedIn | Alison Doyle | LinkedIn
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I thought it was just me who was getting a bit annoyed with LinkedIn lately. Then one of my Facebook friends commented that LinkedIn was sta

How To Stop Stressing Over Your Child's Job Search
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In a daunting market, don’t let their quest for work become your issue.

Congress Needs to Renew EUC Unemployment Benefits
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I have a blog post about extended unemployment benefits on my About.com site that had close to 10,000 comments from unemployed workers. Ther

If the dress code is dead for workers, is it still alive for job seekers...
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GQ magazine said the dress code died in 2013, but this may not be the case for job seekers.

The Long And Short Of Long-Term Unemployment [Infographic]
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Although 44 percent of the long-term jobless said they look for work every day, 30 percent haven't been on a job interview in a year, says n

Top 10 Job Titles That Didn’t Exist 5 Years Ago [INFOGRAPHIC]
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The workplace is constantly changing and how we define what we do is no exception. Since we just welcomed the new 2014, we thought it’d be f

Why hobbies are quickly becoming careers - MonsterWorking
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Two careers experts describe how people are increasingly turning their enjoyable pastimes into gainful work.

Obama: Renewing Benefits for Long-Term Unemployed Is Priority | TIME.com
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The president urged lawmakers to make it their "first order of business"

How to Get The Job You Dream [INFOGRAPHIC] | JobCluster.com Blog
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Here is a useful infographic to teach you the finer details of how to get the job you dream or want.

Top 25 Job Search Tips for 2014
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Top 25 Job Search Tips for 2014 by Alison Doyle of About.com

Meet The Team, Volume 2: Meredith Worsham
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Hey all! Welcome back to About About. Today, we’re introducing Meredith Worsham - Senior Manager of Communications in the Public Relations d

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Why you should work at About in 15 seconds or less
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As you may have heard, we’re looking for awesome people to join our About.com team. In case you don’t have all day to learn about why it’s s

Heat up your job search
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Tips to set you apart in your job hunt.

How Apple Gets At-Home Workers To Work | TechCrunch
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When a leaked memo broke the news earlier this year that Yahoo was ending its work-from-home program, CEO Marissa Mayer was both lauded and

Job-search apps for the boomer job seeker Andrea Coombes' Working Retire...
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Are apps a must-have tool in your job-search toolbox? Not at all. But they can be very useful for the connected job seeker, keeping up-to-da