Posts for "Career Advice"


Career Readiness Skills, Video Games, and ACT Scores

From upstartHR
April 15, 2013 at 6:01 am
Video games are not a substitute for career readiness skills. They teach us nothing about hard work. They are not a magic tool to prepare the next generation to take the reigns ... (more)

Career Advice from 3 College Seniors Who’ve Landed Jobs with Top Real Estate Firms

From A Student of the Real Estate Game
April 14, 2013 at 8:17 pm
I have a lot of calls with college students looking to break into the real estate business and young professionals looking to grow their careers. The advice I give is typically ... (more)

Career Series – What it’s Like Working in the CMBS Group of a Major Investment Bank

From A Student of the Real Estate Game
April 8, 2013 at 9:16 am
Over the past few weeks I’ve spoken with numerous college seniors looking to break into real estate. Each of them is happy to report that the hiring market is beginning to pick ... (more)

Part IV – Q&A For Creating An Outstanding Resume

From CommonSenseAtWork Blog
April 7, 2013 at 11:25 am
Producing a strong resume is both “art” and “science.”  Our senior resume writer – Staci Collins – held an interactive Q & A session in January 2013 to de-mystify ... (more)

Part III – Q&A For Creating An Outstanding Resume

From CommonSenseAtWork Blog
April 1, 2013 at 12:23 pm
If a job search is on the horizon, you need an outstanding resume to communicate your unique, personal brand.   Our senior resume writer – Staci Collins – held an interactive ... (more)

Part II – Q&A For Creating An Outstanding Resume

From CommonSenseAtWork Blog
March 23, 2013 at 10:45 am
If a career transition is in your future in 2013, you need a strong resume to differentiate yourself  from the masses.  Ivy Exec’s resume writer – Staci Collins – held ... (more)

Part I — Q&A For Creating An Outstanding Resume

From CommonSenseAtWork Blog
March 11, 2013 at 11:52 am
(This is part one of a four-part series to be posted today and the next three Mondays.) If a career transition is in your future in 2013, a strong, executive caliber resume is ... (more)

Grist For Your Career Path

From CommonSenseAtWork Blog
March 4, 2013 at 11:57 am
One of the main reasons why most people don’t get what they want is they haven’t decided what they want. They haven’t defined their desires in clear and compelling detail.” A ... (more)

STEP #1 IN YOUR CAREER SEARCH

From The Career Closet
March 3, 2013 at 8:19 am
A CAREER can be a lifelong commitment. Like getting married or having children, it makes a lasting effect on your entire life, personally and professionally. A job is just a set ... (more)

5 Tips To Really Stand Out And Land A Job

From CommonSenseAtWork Blog
February 26, 2013 at 6:13 pm
By Vickie Elmer Ivy Exec CEO and Founder, Elena Bajic, was interviewed by Aol Job’s writer, Vickie Elmer. Below are Elena’s thoughts on some of the ways to stand out from the ... (more)

Career Advice: Are You Too Busy To Take An Aspirin?

From CommonSenseAtWork Blog
February 25, 2013 at 1:43 pm
Bosses who truly want to achieve career success delegate as much responsibility and authority to their subordinates as they can handle. Therefore, they have more time and energy ... (more)

Career Advice: Turf Hogs Are Dangerous Beasts

From CommonSenseAtWork Blog
February 15, 2013 at 11:50 am
Turf Hogs are dangerous beasts with voracious appetites for power. These marauders are easy to identify, but difficult to deal with. Left to their own devices, they will run amok. ... (more)

GET THE BEST RESULTS IN YOUR COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH

From The Career Closet
February 8, 2013 at 8:09 am
As I work with more and more people to assist them in finding scholarships, I have gained quite of bit of knowledge and experience in the search and preparation for scholarships ... (more)

When Your Silence Speaks Volumes: Successful Nonverbal Skills

From CommonSenseAtWork Blog
February 7, 2013 at 12:22 pm
We’ve all heard the saying “Silence is Golden” but what if it isn’t? When it comes to nonverbal communication, we speak volumes without ever saying a word; ... (more)

How to Land a Job with a Start-Up Real Estate Firm

From A Student of the Real Estate Game
January 8, 2013 at 11:32 pm
Upon completing your education you’ll be faced with a decision; go work for a large institutional-quality firm which demands professionalism and attention to detail, but inherently ... (more)

It’s Not Too Late To Set A Career Plan For 2013

From CommonSenseAtWork Blog
January 4, 2013 at 12:13 pm
If you haven’t laid out a plan of action for 2013 you’ve missed an opportunity to gain a head start against your competitors for career rewards. Take that critical step today ... (more)

10 Tips to Make a Career Change in 2013

From GenPink
January 2, 2013 at 11:00 am
A new year brings new career opportunities, and if you’ve been considering a career transformation, the changing calendar provides a fresh outlook on changing your career. Julie ... (more)

Career Advice: How To Survive The Company Holiday Party

From CommonSenseAtWork Blog
December 17, 2012 at 12:09 pm
This excellent advice from the staff at Ivy Exec. The holiday season has arrived and many of you will face the company holiday party with a mixture of anticipation and dread ... (more)

You Have to Earn Your Gut

From A Student of the Real Estate Game
December 15, 2012 at 1:29 pm
How many times have you heard successful investors say, when you’re in a deal and something goes wrong, trust your gut. I look at a lot of deals. Typically, a deal will come ... (more)

Career Advice: Learn To Trust Your Gut Reactions

From CommonSenseAtWork Blog
December 11, 2012 at 1:34 pm
Do you trust your gut reactions when it comes to making decisions? You may call it intuition, gut reaction, hunch, imagination or sixth sense. Whatever, until you are ready to ... (more)

Career Advice: 13 Steps To Cope With Losing Your Job

From CommonSenseAtWork Blog
December 5, 2012 at 11:57 am
In times of economic turmoil anyone can get the axe at any time. It happens to good people and bad ones…hard workers as well as slackers. Therefore, plans for your career ... (more)

Avoid Anxiety and Have a Great Interview

From CommonSenseAtWork Blog
December 3, 2012 at 12:25 pm
Avoid Anxiety and Have a Great Interview by Brian Jenkins It’s natural to feel nervous before a job interview, but taking a positive approach can relieve your anxiety symptoms ... (more)

How to Prepare for a Career in Real Estate

From A Student of the Real Estate Game
December 1, 2012 at 12:56 pm
I’ve had a number of calls recently with undergrads looking to break into the real estate business. Without fail, they ask me what they should be doing to prepare for a career ... (more)

FINDING WORK/LIFE BALANCE WHEN YOU WORK FOR AN OVERACHIEVER

From CommonSenseAtWork Blog
November 28, 2012 at 11:58 am
(Recently Ivy Exec CEO and Founder, Elena Bajic, shared her thoughts on how to find work life balance when you work for a “Dragon Boss”.) I can relate to working for a “Dragon ... (more)

Human Resources Job Titles-The Ultimate Guide

From upstartHR
November 26, 2012 at 7:00 am
HR’s career ladder is never quite clear. So who cares? Human resources job titles mean nothing, right?Climbing the career ladder of HR job titles…Wrong. Even if you ... (more)