It was quite a year over at TechRepublic's Career Management blog. Here are the five top blogs according to page views:
You may think it's not a big deal to use some of those tried-and-true resume phrases like "results oriented" or "team player," but believe me, no one who has to go through piles of resumes will be impressed by them. Here are some more clichéd phrases that you should do away with.
We run down some of the worst signs of bad managers in this blog, and the TechRepublic community chimed in with dozens more.
This blog centered on a discussion of a piece written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan and featured on networkworld.com. Marsan listed 12 tech phrases that she says should never be spoken in the workplace. The TechRepublic audience had a huge problem with her list, as you can tell from the discussion.
There are a host of things a manager never wants to hear from a member of his staff. But here are three of them that could strike fear in the heart of your manager simply by their implications.
Perhaps due to company staff cutbacks, many people are looking to do freelance IT. In this blog, we offer links to a number of great online tools that can make the day-to-day elements of freelancing and marketing yourself a little easier.
Toni Bowers is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and is the award-winning blogger of the Career Management blog. She has edited newsletters, books, and web sites pertaining to software, IT career, and IT management issues.