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Why Google doesn’t care about college degrees, in 5 quotes

I couldn’t agree more. The purpose of a resume is just to get you in for an interview. Nothing more. Nothing less. It is the only piece of advertising that you get to sell yourself and it is “ocean front … Continue reading

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“Labels Do Matter” Could we use the Human Performance Technology Model Statements for Evaluating Instructional Designers?

This posting is the 3rd in a series of postings discussing distinguishing instructional designers using competencies, statements, etc. In the first posting, “Labels Do Matter” A Brief Survey of Instructional Design Job Posting Titles I presented a litany of “labels” that … Continue reading

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“Labels Do Matter” A brief look at IBSTPI Competencies for Instructional Designers

In a previous posting, “Labels Do Matter” A Brief Survey of Instructional Design Job Posting Titles I presented a litany of “labels” that I found on sites like HigherEdJobs, The Chronicle, Monster, Indeed, and LinkedIn (not linked i.e., requires authentication) when … Continue reading

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“Labels Do Matter” A Brief Survey of Instructional Design Job Posting Titles

An interesting article that I remember reading a few years ago, Labels Do Matter by Patrick Lowenthal who I collaborate with on Twitter and the ITForum. Here he discussed the difficulty of various labels that professionals in our field hold, … Continue reading

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Trying To Move Up In Your Company?

I had a question recently come across my desk about some suggestions for someone interviewing for a position within the company that they are already working. This is a slightly different can of worms from interviewing for a new job/company. … Continue reading

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The Interview: Everything is observed…

If you were wondering about my friend whom I recently helped redesign his resume (see The 1 Minute Resume), he has been asked for a phone interview! This means that the resume (or tool) did what it was designed to … Continue reading

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The 1 Minute Resume

Recently I was consulting with a close friend who is applying for a new job. My initial thoughts about his resume were good. He got right to the meat and potatoes by describing his related work experience. From what I … Continue reading

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