The Career Thought Leaders, a think tank for career industry leaders, recently released a career trends white paper that was the culmination of dozens of brainstorming meetings held across the world to identify and discuss trends and best practices in multiple areas of the job search. According to Wendy Enelow, executive director of Career Thought Leaders, "the findings of the Career Thought Leaders' first global brainstorming event even surpassed my expectations -- and that's not an easy thing to do! The depth and richness of content -- across a vast range of topics related to careers, employment, job search, social media, personal branding, resume writing, and the like -- was phenomenal!" Here is just a sampling of some of the top career trends. Eight New Trends Every Job Seeker Should Know About Eight New Trends Every Job Seeker Should Know About

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15 Simple Ways to Make Extra Money SmarterSpend.com Posted in Personal Finance by Kevin | Tags: career, income, job, jobs, make money, money, Work During a recession, where jobs are scarce and unemployment is high, extra money is something most people can look forward to earning. Besides the conventional jobs, there are many things you can do that can earn some money. Ever since high school, I have been making great money without having a regular job. I have been resourceful, doing research on what kinds of jobs and services are in demand, and doing freestyle work.
You love making pastries and you do it well. It’s just a hobby, yet your friends and family always tell you how tasty your treats are. Is it time to quit your day job? Such has been the beginning of many American stories: people with a potentially money-making hobby who decide to convert that interest into a business. In good times, they do it for the love of their hobby, or simply to work at home and call their own shots. In bad times they do it because they’ve been laid off and are forced to turn to something else they know to try to make a living. Five Steps to Turn Your Hobby Into a Business Five Steps to Turn Your Hobby Into a Business
In my previous post , I discussed the challenges for shy (or introverted ) people in the job market. I offered some general advice, but in this post I'd like to highlight ten things you can do (or think about) that might give you the edge in the very situations you prefer to avoid. 1. Ten Tips for the Shy Job Seeker

Ten Tips for the Shy Job Seeker

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Top 10 Tools for Landing a Better Job SExpand From the first Google search to the last interview, you can boost your odds at landing a better job with the right preparation. Here are our ten best tools and tips for job-seekers and career climbers. Photo by lewis chaplin. 10. Top 10 Tools for Landing a Better Job