December, 2016

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Five Things the Long-Term Unemployed Need to Do to Find a Job

Evil HR Lady

I got this email from a reader: You are lying to us. No one can get hired. If there are people working they don’t live in the world of MOST people. So, you’ll never hear me say “I’m so happy I get to look for a new job today!”

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Secret to Answering Personal Life ?s During Holidays

Ms. Career Girl

The post Secret to Answering Personal Life ?s During Holidays appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. It’s stressful. Work: “Do you have a job yet?”.

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3 Ways To Make Your Online Networking Count

Executive Career Brand

The best way to land your next great-fit gig is networking – fortified by targeting and personal branding  built around your value to target employers.

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How Do You Choose The Keywords In Your LinkedIn Headline?

Career Realism

How Do You Choose The Keywords In Your LinkedIn Headline? Work It Daily. Standing out amongst 400 million LinkedIn users is tough.

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4 Tips On Giving Constructive Feedback to Your Manager and Co-Workers


Have you ever been annoyed by a workmate’s habits, but didn’t know how to tell them? When they don’t ask for feedback. When it’s your boss.

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13 Recruitment Trends You MUST Know For 2017

The Undercover Recruiter

How is the recruitment landscape adapting? Will your business boom in the new year, or are you doomed? View Article.

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5 Ways To Conquer The Anxiety Of Your First Job Search

Career Realism

5 Ways To Conquer The Anxiety Of Your First Job Search. Work It Daily. College graduation leads to a bevy of complex emotions. Set goals.

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how to appear smart in meetings

Ask A Manager

Seriously, it is really funny, and it would be an excellent gift for your office holiday gift swap. You will not regret it. work habits

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Employee Engagement: Learn to the Love Your Bricks

David Zinger

How fully do you engage with the work right in front of you? You know the story of the three bricklayers at the same work site. Feel your work.

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Possible Gender Discrimination

Evil HR Lady

I have been in my current job for about one year. have been working in my industry for eight years and have an MBA. When I applied, the minimum experience was two years. A new man has started in the development program, which is a higher level. I do more work and train him, yet he makes more money and has a higher title.

How Prince Two Training Can Help Your Career

Career Alley

If you're a project manager, you're probably wondering you can do to stay ahead of the game and be the best in your field. Education Careers Project Management Training

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5 Golden LinkedIn Tips to Make Your Profile Gold Dust

The Undercover Recruiter

LinkedIn – the world’s biggest professional network – continues to grow, and has truly become a force to be reckoned with. LinkedIn

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How To Keep Recruiters From Skipping Over Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

How To Keep Recruiters From Skipping Over Your LinkedIn Profile. Work It Daily. Related: 6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile.

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Great Careers Live At The Intersection of Niche and Grind.

HR Capitalist

I remember being in High School and somehow ending up at the VFW where my dad liked to knock back a Seagram's VO or two. His point was simple.

Project Management in the 21st Century

Water Cooler Wisdom

Researchers at Portsmouth Business School in the United Kingdom conducted a review of recent academic studies on project management to answer the question: “what components exist across the board in the worldwide practice of 21 st century Project Management and what are some universal challenges that exist?”.

2016 24

Dear ReWorker: What Should I Do About a Lack of Learning Opportunities?

Evil HR Lady

During the interview for my current job, I emphasized that I wanted a job with professional development opportunities. The hiring manager said that professional development was important and definitely a priority. After six months, I approached my supervisor about a recognized professional certification that I wanted. He said no. How can I do this?

Creative Genius Employees Are a Leader’s Worst Nightmare But Drive Amazing Business Results


In the war for talent, adding creatives to your teams can provide you with a competitive advantage. Creatives can be game changers. They are organizational linchpins , unicorns and the purple squirrels of not just your business but possibly the entire industry. They have special skills and abilities that make them unique. Creatives can be weird.

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10 Essential Verbs to Use in Your CV

The Undercover Recruiter

Your written vocabulary is obviously extremely important in the process of writing your CV, but you must pay particular attention to the verbs you include. Verbs are used to describe actions and are commonly known as “doing words”, so they are crucial if you want to describe how your input impacts your employers. Verbs quite. View Article.

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5 Things Every Employer Wants To Hear In An Interview

Career Realism

5 Things Every Employer Wants To Hear In An Interview. Work It Daily. Ever wonder what a potential boss wants to hear in an interview?

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my coworker is cc’ing his mother on work correspondence

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: During a recent disagreement between my coworker and me, my coworker cc’d his mother on some emails going back and forth between me, him, and our board of directors. Of course, he could copy and forward the emails to anyone, as could any of us. You need not worry about my correspondence with my mother! Don’t mention her again.’

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The New Overtime Rule May Still Be Upon Us: Are You (and Your Employees Ready)?

Water Cooler Wisdom

Today was supposed to be the day the Fair Labor Standards Act’s new overtime rule went into effect. But a judge’s injunction issued last week means no change for the tens of thousands of businesses and millions of employees that would have been affected. Also, the salary threshold was to automatically update every three years.

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How to Hire the Best of the Long Term Unemployed Candidates

Evil HR Lady

Last week I wrote 5 Things the Long-Term Unemployed Need to Do to Find a Job and it ruffled a few feathers of the long-term unemployed. It’s enormously discouraging to not even be able to get a foot in the door, to even be given the chance to prove yourself.

5 Benefits of a Data-Driven Recruitment Strategy


Data-driven recruitment is the key to attracting and keeping the right talent needed to meet business objectives — and hiring them at the right price.

Things Every Recruiter Should Check For On A Candidate’s CV

The Undercover Recruiter

As a recruiter you want to give the candidate you are representing the best opportunity to stand out from the crowd and their CV is the first opportunity they have to sell themselves. Ensure that the CV which you send to your client is clear, concise and highlights the relevant experience effectively. Follow these easy steps. View Article.

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11 Tips For Creating Compelling Cover Letters

Career Realism

11 Tips For Creating Compelling Cover Letters. Work It Daily. Now you’re facing the daunting task of making your cover letter worth reading. Saved $1.5

update: my coworker wants us to call her boyfriend her “master”

Ask A Manager

Remember the letter-writer whose coworker wanted everyone to call her boyfriend her “master” ? Of course you do — how could you not! Here’s the update. She read over the letter & responses, though, and was grateful too.). Many of my coworkers, I barely know what their spouses are named… but anyway.) updates

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Why I Used to Hate My Feet – The Stigma Against Women with Big Feet

Personal Excellence Blog

Have you ever had a body part that you hated? body part that people kept criticizing, even though it’s simply a natural part of your body? so? ). 

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What you can control in a job search. And what you can’t.

Cube Rules

Whenever I went to any sales-type training, one of the consistent subjects was all about “controlling the sale.” ” That somehow, the salesperson could extract dollars out of the buyer if all they did was “control the sale.” ” I always had problems with that approach. After all, the buyer can always, always say no.

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Friday Five: Over 50% of Workers Want to Quit


A new study from Dale Carnegie training reveals that over half of global workers want to quit their jobs in 2017. Why People Quit Their Jobs.

Ta-dah! Behold the Talent Funnel

The Undercover Recruiter

View Article. Ta-dah! Behold the Talent Funnel. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Recruiting candidates talent Talent Funnel

6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile. Work It Daily. The right recruiter can put you in front of dream job opportunities. Summary.

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update: I’m in trouble for what I wore when when my boss made me pick him up for the airport in the middle of the night

Ask A Manager

‘Tis the season of updates from letter-writers! Between now and the end of the year, I’ll be posting at least one update every day (including weekends!) from someone who had their letter answered here this year. received a lot of updates this year, which I’m very excited about. Here’s the update. didn’t even need to.

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Two Ways to Measure Employee Engagement

Learning Voyager

Recently, in several client sessions on the topic of employee engagement, I was asked, How should you measure engagement? Without saying so directly, I facilitated them toward the answer to another question: Why would you measure it? Here's how we did it. As each person answered, we kept a running tally of the answers on a flipchart or white board.

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Four Ways Video Games Are Good For Your Career

Ms. Career Girl

The post Four Ways Video Games Are Good For Your Career appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Melted brains? Bloodshot eyes? Gamification. Sound familiar?