August 2008- One question that is asked repeatedly by both employers and IT pros is whether there is value or worth in obtaining a certification. Certainly, the MCSE, which has been around for 16 years, falls under the valuable category, but Microsoft is revamping their certification paths. This Microsoft training white paper will discuss the reasons certifications are valuable to individuals and organizations. It will also cover the new Microsoft certifications in general, and the MCSA/MCSE Windows ...
The rapidly changing pace of the IT industry has lead to the creation of hundreds of acronyms and terms virtually overnight. The Geek-Speak Glossary provides definitions for over 300 of the most commonly used IT terms.
This guide is an excellent reference for IT professionals and an essential resource for those who work with or manage technical staffs.
August 2006- In order to be successful, you must master the persuasion process, which will enable you to deliberately create the attitude change and subsequent actions necessary for persuading others to your way of thinking. In other words, you have to be able to "sell" your ideas in order to make changes in your favor and, in a win-win situation, provide the other side with a fair deal. This entails a process that can appeal to the ...
January 2008- There are lots of job seekers pass through the Career Transition Center. Many have been successful in finding their next place in the universe, but some of them get stuck for a little while in their search. They apply for lots of jobs, but never get hired. Thus this white paper is a study of those phenomena, trying to figure out why some get stuck and what are the possibilities that must have left behind.
January 2008- The race for employment nowadays is neck-and-neck, and its important to come up with solid ways to market one out there and land the job. When applying for any position, its important to note that one should have proper resume with the correct information for posting resume. By sending the resumes even to the companies that arent hiring by that way, one wont be competing against others. Potential employees will keep ...
January 2008- University of Washington MBA students stand out from other MBA students and from each other. They strive for personal excellence but are strongly committed to collaboration in the classroom and on the job. This white paper from University of Washington is MBA Career Services, which helps one connect with these exceptional students, and vice-versa. Whether one is seeking to fill a full-time position, are searching for assistance on a project, or want to hire a ...
January 2008- This research paper from Stanford University shows that stock market shocks have important and lasting effects on the careers of MBAs. Stock market conditions while MBA students are in school have a large effect on whether they go directly to Wall Street upon graduation. Starting on Wall Street immediately upon graduation causes a person to be more likely to work there later and to earn, on average, substantially more money. The empirical results suggest that ...
January 2008- The Ford Career Center (FCC) Code of Ethics provides a framework for the professional relationships among the FCC staff, employers and McCombs students. This paper from University of Texas at Austin is reviewed annually by the students, staff and Associate Deans for the BBA, MPA/PPA and MBA programs. Students are asked annually, at the beginning of the semester, to review the FCC Code of Ethics, seek clarification and then sign to acknowledge that they ...
January 2008- This paper published by Professional Resume explains importance of resume heading. It briefs about what one can include, and mistakes to avoid. The information one puts in the heading portion of their resume tells the employer who they are and where they can be reached. Keep it simple and easy to read. The most important element in the heading/header area is that the information placed there is correct.
January 2008- Makeovers are part of mythology. This white paper from Quintessential Careers explains the importance of makeover in real sense by making some changes in life. The author says that one can go for inner self makeover by forgetting his past and trying to be honest, instead of running for fake looks. We can be the own fairy godmothers with the same life-changing results using the four essential principles of successful makeovers. This paper discusses these ...
January 2008- This paper published by jobs.ac.uk describes about bullying in the workplace. Schoolyard bullying - the torment of one child by another is often compared to workplace bullying. Employers are beginning to take steps to make bullying as unthinkable as sexual harassment or drunkenness in the workplace. Both types represent a grab for control by an insecure, inadequate person, an exercise of power through the humiliation of the target.
January 2008- This paper from Quintessential Careers describes about marketing oneself with internal and external promotions. The paper gives an example about a sales representative turned into an asset. The author describes how exactly this person went from a mediocre $50,000 salary to more than six figures within less than two years and also what executives and business managers want to see from employees.
January 2008- This paper published by Net-Temps briefs about experience of the writer where at a recent career fair, he spoke with an HR professional who reads loads of resumes every day. The HR a plea to the author ""Please tell people that just because theyre sending resumes by email doesnt mean they can get away with a poor cover letter, or no cover letter at all."" In this paper the author describes five ways ...
January 2008- This paper published by jobs.ac.uk focuses on individuals to provide with useful information and tips together with inspiration on how to balance full time employment with postgraduate study. It states the end result of gaining a higher degree is extremely rewarding and although there may be times when it seems as though the ultimate reward is out of reach, it is important to remain positive throughout and to look forward to the day ...
January 2008- This paper published by Quintessential Careers describes about 8 surefire tips for Stay-at-Home parents to jump back into a career. It briefs how job-seekers who have been home for three, five, or even 10 years or more can ease into a professional job if they strategize their job search carefully. The author has given eight factors with advice from some of Americas career experts, most transitioning career-seekers should be able to jump right back into the ...
January 2008- This paper published by Quintessential Careers describes about dynamic cover letters tutorial for developing a stunningly effective cover letter. The paper describes about a comprehensive tutorial that can help any job-seeker, master the art of writing effective cover letters. The paper condenses and highlights some of the most important points in the books, dynamic cover letters and dynamic cover letters for new graduates.
January 2008- This paper published by Quintessential Careers describes tactics for successful career branding. The paper briefs about Branding, (some call it self-branding when talking about individuals) as an essential tool to career advancement because branding helps define what one is, how great one is, and why one should be sought out. This paper takes through five easy tactics for building and strengthening ones career brand.
January 2008- This paper published by Quintessential Careers describe about using a SWOT Analysis in ones career planning. A key tool in the strategic planning process can also be applied to career planning. This tool is a marketing analysis using the SWOT technique. A SWOT analysis focuses on the internal and external environments, examining strengths and weaknesses in the internal environment and opportunities and threats in the external environment.
January 2008- This paper published by Professional Resume describes that in any given career, one will find that some people really enjoy what they do and others merely tolerate it so that they can take home a paycheck. Sometimes that is the difference between a career or job. The paper states that it would be great if everyone could enjoy what they do for a living? It makes life much easier if the work one does is ...
January 2008- CareerSearch is a powerful database of over 2 million companies nationwide, functioning in a variety of industries. This research paper from Carnegie Mellon University is a guide for school of art students. The university has presented resume writing if the following format: Conventional resume format, Resume tips, Resume samples, Exhibition resume format and sample. Sample resume formats are also provided in the paper.
January 2008- This paper published by Professional Resume explains professional resume templates were created to show what a resume can look like. The paper states to use them as a guideline and not as a format set in stone. The templates are designed to show where to place certain pieces of information in the resume, but they are also somewhat flexible.
January 2008- This paper published by jobs.ac.uk describes a set of questions which no matter whatever ones age or situation, one needs to bestir and take a long hard look at current situation. If the answer to all these questions is a resounding Yes, one clearly leads a charmed life. But if some of the questions raise doubts in the mind, perhaps one should consider other options.
January 2008- This paper published by Professional Resume briefs about how to emphasize ones accomplishments and skill set, but keep the summary fresh, crisp and engaging. The main purpose of this section is to entice the employer to read the rest of the resume. This is just a quick showcase of ones best attributes. Save some good information for the rest of the resume, too.
January 2008- This paper published by Quintessential Careers describes 10 strategies for getting oneself promoted. The author says that promotions are not a given. It used to be that workers progressed along specific career paths during their careers, but the impact of technology, globalization, and flatter organizational structures, has changed that paradigm. The paper briefs that today employees have to create and manage their own career paths, through one or multiple organizations.
January 2008- This paper published by Professional Resume describes about Resume Action Keywords. The paper also states that resume action keywords are power packed verbs that draw the attention of a prospective employer immediately. They enhance resumes and cover letters and transform mundane writing to energetic marketing masterpieces. The resume and cover letter can be enhanced with powerful Action Keywords.
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