Desire – Best Job Ever

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Think about the company that you’d love to work for. Is it a place that you’d like to come spend your day? In this interview from DICE.com – the career hub for tech – the owner of Thrillist.com talks about the qualities he looks for in the perfect employee. He says having a REAL desire to be there is the most important aspect.

2011 Best Companies To Work For

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There are many lists available that you can use to research companies that fit your criteria. Fortune Magazine has one of the best. They just published their 2011 Best Companies To Work For. These 100 companies have been nominated by their employees, and for the second year in a row the North Carolina based SAS is #1 on the list. Among the raw list is also some pretty nifty sub-divided lists and interactive searches.

7 Steps to Developing Your Job Search Plan

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Recently, I talked about job search plan areas in “33 Basic, Advanced & Super-Advanced Strategies For Your Job Search.” Today, we’ll look at 7 steps you need to take to develop your job search plan overall. Step #1: Define the Target: In the AIM Module of the Job Search Boot Camp Pajama Learning e-course, we cover an essential preparation step. You’ve got to define the target. What are you aiming at? How would you describe your ideal job?…

Survey says “84% of employees plan to look for a new position in 2011”

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CNN Money just came out with an article spotlighting the results of a recent survey. Personally, I’m not surprised by the results of this survey at all. After the last recession, something similar happened… workers who’d been hunkered down during the economic downswing started to put their feelers out there as soon as the skies began to brighten. I was a recruiter back then and received resumes from fully-employed candidates who were ready for the next job. Apparently, it’s happening again as we are seeing improvements in the market after this recent recession: “According to a recent survey by job-placement firm Manpower, 84% of employees plan to look for a new position in 2011. That’s up from just 60% last year.” The CNN article features the stories of two employees who plan to…

3 Ordinary Gentlemen Who Did Extraordinary Things With Their Careers

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Meet 3 ordinary people who went for it in spite of age, in spite of what others thought, and in spite of a disadvantaged childhood. They used their talents and their passions to do the work they loved, and, in doing so, they made a lasting imact on our society.

Success comes from doing what you love

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“If you want to be successful, it’s just this simple. Know what you are doing. Love what you are doing. And believe in what you are doing.” – Will Rogers

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