Monthly Archives: December 2013

Build a Culture of Accountability

By: Debra Wheatman Debra Wheatman, CPRW, CPCC is president of Careers Done Write, a premier career-services provider focused on developing highly personalized career roadmaps for senior leaders and executives across all verticals and industries. Debra may be contacted directly at debra@careersdonewrite.com. Visit her site at: careersdonewrite.com. Follow Debra on Twitter.  Employees demand consistency, transparency, and accountability from their employers

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Creating an Impressive Video Resume: It’s All in the Details

Sure, we all probably have heard or just intuitively know the basic guidelines for creating a video resume: look professional, make sure the sound and lighting are decent, choose a tidy background, etc…These are all pretty intuitive. But beyond these basic guidelines, what really separates a good video resume from the pack? Check out this

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A Strong Mentoring Program is a Great Way to Motivate Employees

By: Debra Wheatman Debra Wheatman, CPRW, CPCC is president of Careers Done Write, a premier career-services provider focused on developing highly personalized career roadmaps for senior leaders and executives across all verticals and industries. Debra may be contacted directly at debra@careersdonewrite.com. Visit her site at: careersdonewrite.com. Follow Debra on Twitter.  Your organization simply cannot afford to let in-house

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Transparency & Consistency are Great Ways to Motivate Your Employees

By: Debra Wheatman Debra Wheatman, CPRW, CPCC is president of Careers Done Write, a premier career-services provider focused on developing highly personalized career roadmaps for senior leaders and executives across all verticals and industries. Debra may be contacted directly at debra@careersdonewrite.com. Visit her site at: careersdonewrite.com. Follow Debra on Twitter. In order to build a world-class organization, a

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Why Recruiting Etiquette Matters

By: Debra Wheatman Debra Wheatman, CPRW, CPCC is president of Careers Done Write, a premier career-services provider focused on developing highly personalized career roadmaps for senior leaders and executives across all verticals and industries. Debra may be contacted directly at debra@careersdonewrite.com. Visit her site at: careersdonewrite.com. Follow Debra on Twitter.  During, following, and since the most recent downturn

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5 Soft Skills HR Managers Look for in a Video Resume

As video resumes gain popularity, a new trend is emerging among recruiters these days – gauging communication skills in candidates for initial shortlisting. These one minute videos can accurately reveal a lot about a candidate, especially their soft skills and personality, which aren’t always reflected in a written resume. When it comes to hiring, these

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3 Mistakes Organizations Make with Social Media

For an average Joe, social media is a platform to connect with friends, catch up with relatives, and stalk the prospective employer you so desperately want to join. However, for a company, social media means a lot more – branding, marketing, clients, profits! In their unequivocal attempt to maximize the returns from a social media

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