Check Out the HBR Blog Network

The Harvard Business Review publishes an interesting blog at http://blogs.hbr.org/. One recent blog deals with the topic of career plans and the question typically asked of interviewees regarding their 5-year plans: http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2012/03/career_plans_are_dangerous.html

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Why the Job Search Is Like ‘Throwing Paper Airplanes into the Galaxy’

According to Knowledge@Wharton,  “On the one hand are job seekers who submit hundreds of applications online with little effort, but also with little hope of receiving a response. On the other hand are companies, inundated with resumes, that resort to blunt-edged tracking systems to quickly weed out candidates, including potentially qualified ones who don’t conform […]

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What’s Cool? Sooper Articles

   Click the link to visit the site Sooper Articles is a free article directory where thousands of authors submit articles for free. Sooper Articles helps authors to grow their business, create free backlinks, and get free traffic back to their Web sites. We let publishers find free articles to use in their Web sites, […]

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Best Second Act Reinvention 2011: E-Book Author John Locke

  Click the image for the full story at Second Act “Every 7 seconds, 24 hours a day, a John Locke novel is downloaded somewhere in the world,” Locke boasts in his nonfiction book, How I Sold 1 Million eBooks in 5 Months. “All this was achieved part time, without an agent [or] publicist, and at […]

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Companies Tell Applicants: Please, No More Résumés!

      From the Wall Street Journal Click the image for the full story What happens to a resume after it’s submitted online? Job seekers who apply to positions online complain that they rarely even receive a confirmation, let alone a personal response. Lauren Weber has details on The News Hub.

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