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cover-letters-are-dead-do-this-instead?communityid=371&entityEmailTypeCode=newsletter&email=jschicker517@outlook If you’re looking for a new job, don’t worry about writing a stellar cover letter. Nearly two-thirds of recruiters say it’s not an important factor when they review applications, according to a survey of 1,400 recruiters by Jobvite, a recruiting software provider. In fact, the cover letter is quickly becoming a dinosaur when it comes to hiring, says Jobvite chief people officer Rachel Bitte, and its demise is due to three things: speed, technology, and volume. "Most companies today recruit online and receive applications through software systems that often don’t include a section for a cover letter," she says.

From EndNote to Excel - Non Solum Data Below, I’m presenting tips and codes to transfer a library from EndNote to Excel using an (EndNote) Output Style File. Before using the code, you should note that only the following reference types* will be correctly exported: journal articles, book, book section, edited book, conference proceedings, report, thesis, blog post, electronic article, web page, generic. * As defined in EndNote Exporting from EndNote 10 awesome free career self-assessment tools on the Internet Knowing whether you're a "mediator," "defender" or an ISTJ can help you find the right job for you. Seriously. Before you set foot in that interview room, you need to have your spiel down pat. But do you know yourself well enough to even have a spiel?

Avoiding Scams in Your Job Search Online job sites make it easier than ever to connect with potential opportunities—but they also make it easier than ever to run afoul of scammers and con artists, posting illegitimate job listings with the intention of accessing your personal information. For jobseekers, vigilance is imperative. This doesn’t mean you should avoid using online job sites, but it does mean you should be aware of some of the common indicators of phony job postings. Many of these are matters of common sense—but nevertheless, it may be helpful to have a quick refresher. Make note of the email address listed with the post. It should match the company domain.

Ground Rounds We invite you to our weekly and quarterly pediatric Grand Rounds for community clinicians and faculty members. Please note that starting in January 2017, Pediatrics Faculty Meetings will be held from 8:15 a.m. to 8:35 a.m. prior to Grand Rounds on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month only. Bagels and coffee will be served on these weeks. On the first and third Wednesdays of each month, Grand Rounds will begin at 8:30 a.m. 7 Ways To Find Career Satisfaction After 50 (This article is part of Live Career’s Job Action Day, Nov. 2, an annual movement that looks to empower workers and job seekers through insights from movers and shakers in the career world. This year’s theme is Act II: Finding Career Satisfaction After 50.) How can you find career satisfaction after 50? I travel around the country speaking about exactly that and have written motivational books on the subject, including Love Your Job: The New Rules for Career Happiness and Getting the Job You Want after 50. Here are seven ways I think can help you find career satisfaction after 50: 1.

The Femicide Crisis in the State of Mexico (Full Length) A wave of homicides targeting female victims — labeled as femicides — has been sweeping the State of Mexico, the sprawling suburb that engulfs Mexico City. While government officials have not provided exact figures, the National Citizen Femicide Observatory estimates six women are murdered a day, and a United Nations body has described the situation as a pandemic. VICE News investigates the murder of women in the region, and meets relatives of the victims who continue to fight for justice, from authorities who seem incapable or unwilling to help. Watch "San Pedro Sula Nights" Watch "Buenaventura: Dismemberment and Displacement" Murdered in Mexico State: The Silent Epidemic of Women Killings in Mexico

How to Start Your Pitch? Focus on the Problem Deciding on how to start your pitch is hard. Why not start by telling your audience a story. Identify the problem first, then provide the solution. Many entrepreneurs want to sell you the solution first by talking about their product. But they never even state what the problem they are trying to solve. It’s normal and we might do it because we think it’s natural.

Send A Pain Letter, Instead Human beings are creatures of habit. If we’ve seen something once, we can’t focus on it intently again. We think we already know all about it, so we don’t pay attention. That’s why busy humans ignore glorious sunsets and other amazing sights and experiences every day. Manage YOUR Time - Laura VanderkamLaura Vanderkam There are 168 hours in a week—this is a new approach to getting the most out of them Download the How to do your own time makeover (PDF) guide/intro, then choose your spreadsheet below, based on your preferred increments of time to track/log (15-minute blocks, or 30-minute blocks). To track 15-minute blocks of time: To track 30-minute blocks of time: If you want to lose weight, you keep a food diary. If you want to get out of debt, you record your spending.

Top 10 Skills You Need at Work That Have Nothing to Do with Your Job Hiring managers make the difficult decision of who the best candidate is for the job based not just on the specific job requirements but also basic “soft skills” every worker should have, like communication and teamwork. Here are the top 10 additional job skills everyone needs. 10. Writing Skills If you’re not a writer or an editor, you might think your writing ability has nothing to do with your job. Yet 51% of employers say that communication skills (like writing) are a requirement for their employees.

Confessions of a Personal Assistant The modern personal assistant plays a role similar to that which used to becalled apersonal secretary, but at any moment a personal assistant might also be called upon for services otherwise performed by a butler, concierge, babysitter, personal shopper, messenger, pet sitter, mother, lover, or therapist. Once found mainly among the rich and famous, the personal assistant has more recently entered the greater public consciousness thanks to Hollywood reality shows like Kathy Griffin’s ‘My Life on the D List,’ or “reality” shows like ‘Entourage,’ not to mention “fictional” exposes like ‘The Devil Wears Prada.’ They’re no longer just found next to bigwigs or in la-la wood trailing behind actor-director-agent types. Thanks to virtual personal assistant services, anyone with the cash to spare can outsource a task like making appointments (or evenonline dating) on a one-time or regular basis.

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