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Taboo Topics: What to Do When You Don’t Know What To Say

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The following is a guest post submitted by a GenPink reader. If you are interested in guest posting you can submit your ideas/topics or post here. Imagine your excitement as you get the call requesting you to come in for an interview after passing your resume around to what seemed like every recruiter and potential employer in town. Think about the anticipation that builds as you get dressed in your… Read more




Ask a Recruiter: Are YOU Talkin’ To ME?

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You know that line in the movie…”are you talkin’ to ME?” Well my dear, that’s how we feel when we read your resume and it says: References Upon Request… well no kidding! It’s understood! If you’re sending your resume to me and I want more information, I’m going to call you and get that information. If I’m not interested, I don’t give a crap whether you want to provide them or not. It’s… Read more




Ask a Recruiter: WHAT?!? You Like To Fish??

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This guest post is part of a new series Ask a Recruiter here on GenPink. You like to fish…?? Thinks the HR person as the cursor hovers over the tiny red X at the top of the screen. You were the perfect candidate…UNTIL…they scrolled to your hobbies section. Listen, I get it…how were you supposed to know the HR person you sent your resume to (for THE perfect job) just so happened… Read more




On Resumes: First Thing’s First…

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This guest post is part of a new series Ask a Recruiter here on GenPink. If you want your resume to stand out above the rest, first thing’s first…consult a professional! As an executive recruiter for the past 5 years, I have seen thousand of resumes and I have placed hundreds of candidates. However, in order to get your foot in the door, I have to make sure your resume… Read more




How to Pack the Perfect Carry-On

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This guest post was written by Sunny Brady, her bio will appear at the end of the post. As someone who used to travel ALL.THE.TIME. for work, I can attest that these pointers are great. Feel free to add your own in the comment. Anyone who has been in a line at the airport understands the hassle of managing checked bags and waiting for what seems like an eternity for… Read more




Psychological Challenges of Not Mommying

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Editor’s notes: As I passed my 4 year anniversary writing and researching topics for GenPink, I’ve sought out and received unsolicited guest posts. And although I do review every entry I receive, I do not opt to publish all of the submitted posts. The following guest post was such an interesting topic, with a diverse perspective, I decided I wanted to share, if for no other reason than to spark… Read more




Why aren’t you happy, darn it?

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This guest post was written by Rebecca Thorman, one of the first female Gen Y bloggers I “met” online. Many of you may know of Rebecca from her previous blog Modite, what you might not know is that Rebecca launched a new blog… Kontrary picks up where the rest of the web left off. Ah, happiness. It’s so elusive, right? My guess is that you spend the great majority of… Read more




Refresh Your Resume: Four Alternative Resumes to Invigorate Your Job Search

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Apparently resumes are a hot topic with guest bloggers on genpink lately. OR maybe resumes are just a hot topic in general at the moment as it appears the job market is picking back up. Who knows. I’ll leave you that to ponder while you read this guest post from Brendan Cruickshank. Another day, another resume. Or to be more accurate, another ten seconds, another resume. That’s how headhunters and recruiters… Read more




Writing an online Dating Profile: Truth or Dare with a Smattering of Deception

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With the popularity of the December guest post series I’ve had numerous people write to asking if they can guest post. While I may not be able to get everyone’s posts in, my goal is to post at least 1 guest post a week. Unless of course I decide to run another series. This guest post is written by Tiersa, who likes to blog about online dating. Putting substance to… Read more




7 Things You Could Do Instead of Pimping a Resume

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This guest post was written by David Spinks, co-founder of u30pro, a social media entrepreneur living in NYC, and someone I’m convinced has more energy than Mr. Energizer Bunny himself. So you’re looking for a job.  You’ve asked your friends, you’ve searched craigslist, and you’ve scoured the job boards for opportunities that look like a good fit for you. What do you do next? Well… I guess you could give… Read more



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