March, 2017

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B.S. Incorporated Will Make You Serious About Your Job Search and Career

Competitive Resumes

Finally, I read a job search and career book with the mission to entertain while making serious points. Incorporated. I am here for it! Incorporated.

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I’m Not Lucky, I’m Good.

Ms. Career Girl

The post I’m Not Lucky, I’m Good. appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Heather Monahan. Her bio follows. The Author.

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A Letter to My Discouraged Jobseeking Friends (with 11 Lessons and Tips)

Ms. Career Girl

The post A Letter to My Discouraged Jobseeking Friends (with 11 Lessons and Tips) appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. It sounded like a great match.

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5 Reasons to Unfollow Career Obstructing Social Media Contacts

Competitive Resumes

Guilt by association on social media is a reality. If you’re associated with someone who doesn’t represent you can be a pretty painful experience.

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Are You Faithful to the Complexity of Your Resume Story?

Career Trend

“Make sure your message is clear, yet that you are faithful to its complexity.” — Michael Dirda Simplicity is overrated.

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Tips For Launching Your #SideHustle

Ms. Career Girl

The post Tips For Launching Your #SideHustle appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. My small business allowed me to make a comeback in my own life.

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7 Tips to Knock Your Next Phone Interview Out of the Park

Career Alley

Phone interviews have become very popular as the first interview in the hiring process. Companies are overwhelmed with hundreds of submissions of applicants for each position posted online. How people work in the job market has changed so much that, if you plan to telecommute, there is a strong chance that you may never set […].

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Executive Job Search Success After 50: How to Overcome Age Discrimination

Executive Career Brand

All of a sudden, job interviews may be much harder to land. It may be clear, and terribly discomforting. you’re facing age discrimination.

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Jump on your career surfboard + ride the wave

Career Trend

A client + senior executive careerist reminded me today the importance of ‘riding the wave’ of change, of its constancy.

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5 Reasons Why Your Executive Resume Is Not Working

Executive Career Brand

Many executive job seekers are in a rut, spinning their wheels. There could be many reasons why your resume isn’t working for you. My advice? Try this.

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Perfectly Imperfect – Insights From Kelly McNelis

Ms. Career Girl

The post Perfectly Imperfect – Insights From Kelly McNelis appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Enjoy! A: There is so much to say on this subject!

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5 Warning Signs Not to Accept a Job

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 Warning Signs Not to Accept a Job appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. From the outside, jobs can seem perfect. Interview Fibs. Career Girl.

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If Donald Trump Were a Woman, You’d Like Him More

Evil HR Lady

The woman (actress Rachel Tuggle Whorton) plays Trump and the man (actor Daryl Embry) plays Clinton. It’s a fascinating thing to watch.

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I’m a Single Parent Who Can’t Find an Overnight Babysitter. Help!

Evil HR Lady

I was wondering if you could provide guidance. I was recently informed, with three weeks notice, that I was required to attend out of town, overnight, mandatory training. After exhausting many resources for availability for childcare, I informed my manager I would not be able to attend this training. It was something I had to do as a part of my job.

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Career Growth is Up to You

Evil HR Lady

Wouldn’t it be awesome if when you were 18 you could sit down with a counselor who could help you plan out your career and then you’d just follow that path? “So, when you’re 22 you’ll take an entry level job as a marketing assistant. ” Ha, no. That’s not how it works. The Balance

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5 Tips To To Adjust To A Frequently-On-The-Road Job

Cube Rules

In today’s world most jobs will entail some form of travel. Some are three or four times a year while others are three or four times a week.

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Negotiation in Your Workplace, Job Search, and Everywhere Else

Competitive Resumes

Negotiation is a must have this skill for your job search, workplace, and life. To help us embrace this role, Kwame Christian, an attorney will help.

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Does Free Speech Protect Me at Work?

Evil HR Lady

I was recently terminated from my job as a part-time Administrative Assistant. My performance review was stellar—zero complaints, perfect attendance, great attitude and work ethic—and I had absolutely no indication that my job was even in jeopardy. I was then hovered over while I quickly got my things from my desk drawer and walked out. Cornerston

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From Sound Engineer to Marketing

Career Shifters

“I was tired, had no free time and was pretty much broke.”. What do you do when you discover the work of your dreams isn't all it's cracked up to be?

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Swiss Saturday: Fasnacht (Mardi Gras) Basel Style

Evil HR Lady

Fasnacht is the German/Swiss equivalent of Mardi Gras. It’s supposed to be a big party before Lent begins. And what a party it is. Forgive me.

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Helpful Hints For Women In The World Of Business

Ms. Career Girl

The post Helpful Hints For Women In The World Of Business appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. does not seem to care much about the disparity of women.

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This Kickstarter Solves the Boring Meeting Fidgeting Problem

Evil HR Lady

Meetings are a fact of business life. Sure, a lot of things can be accomplished via email, IM or Slack , but sometimes you have to meet face to face or over video conference. These are good things–face to face can bring a lot of advantages and convey information more clearly than via text message. Or, you can get one of these Fidgipens.

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The number one tip to work smarter (and leave work on time.)

Ms. Career Girl

The post The number one tip to work smarter (and leave work on time.) appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Feels great, doesn’t it! Sound familiar?

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LinkedIn Personal Branding Secrets for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Check out the podcast I did with Mac Prichard (@ Mac_Prichard on Twitter) on LinkedIn, personal branding and executive job search — as part of his “ Find a Dream Job ” series. 077: Do You Know These LinkedIn Secrets with 
Meg Guiseppi. Listen to the podcast on YouTube. Build and Engage Your LinkedIn Network. to land a great-fit new gig

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Trump Wants to Create 5 Million Apprenticeships in 5 Years (Because Marc Benioff Told Him to Do It)

Evil HR Lady

President Trump met this week with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. One of the things President Trump talked about was Germany’s successful apprenticeship program. Teenagers often do a combined academic and practical program, where they may attend school part time and work part time.

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How to Cope with Stress in the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Cope with Stress in the Workplace appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Samantha Rivers. Her bio follows.

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Here's The Video I Send Team Members When I Think People Are Stupid.

HR Capitalist

So we (you and me) work to communicate to that lowest common denominator. I've had that type of moment in the last month. How did I get here? Enjoy.

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Are You Dating A Narcissist? 7 Red Flags Not to Miss

Ms. Career Girl

The post Are You Dating A Narcissist? 7 Red Flags Not to Miss appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. You see someone’s photo. You’re attracted. Is it?

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JUST STOP: Attachments in Meeting Invites and Nowhere Else.

HR Capitalist

Nails on the chalkboard. Atlanta traffic. Other people's snoring. YouTube ads. Waiting in a line more than 4 people deep. These things? Neither do I.

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10 Employee Appreciation Day Ideas

Ms. Career Girl

The post 10 Employee Appreciation Day Ideas appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Jon Hainstock of zoomshift.com.

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The Right (and Wrong) Way to Fire

Evil HR Lady

Sooner or later, almost every manager has to fire someone. And let’s be clear: Firing is different than laying someone off. The latter is a business decision in which the targeted employee is innocent, while the former is a response to employee behavior. We’re talking about firing here. Here’s what you should and shouldn’t do. right? Field Service

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How to Make Sure Your Child Doesn’t Need Adulting Classes

Evil HR Lady

Keeping your brain young sounds fabulous. Having your life fall apart because you can’t keep a budget is not so fabulous, so I read with fascination about an “ Adulting School” in Maine that takes people who are chronologically already adults and teaches them how to act their age. Or heck, 18. Great skill. Online.

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Challenge: Take Your Lunch Break

Career Realism

Challenge: Take Your Lunch Break. Work It Daily. Today’s Work It Daily Challenge is to take your lunch break. Allow yourself to recharge. Read a book.

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ECONOMIC MOBLITY CHART: The Older I Get, The Less I Judge People.

HR Capitalist

As tax time approaches, I find myself searching for a little balance. Why do I have to pay so much in taxes? It's one thing to say that 7.5% for sure.

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3 Reasons Cultural Fit is Important in the Workplace

The Undercover Recruiter

It is often said that firms want to recruit people with the right attitude and work ethic rather than just a glowing CV. View Article.

2017 31

Video + Working From Home Sounds Great - Until Your Spouse Crawls Through the Background.

HR Capitalist

Working from home. That thing? It's called video meetings. And it's increasingly required for the simplest of calls you need to take. My team?

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Struggling To ‘Find Your Passion’? Here’s Why It’s Dangerous Advice – And What To Look For Instead

Career Shifters

You want inspiration, drive, energy, and contentment at work: a career you can be proud of and a life you love.

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HR Humor in Hollywood

Evil HR Lady

Every office-based TV show and movie needs an HR department. But what would happen if you were trained in HR by watching TV shows and movies? You’d probably learn both good and bad things. Mostly bad, though, because let’s face it, HR isn’t exactly portrayed accurately in Hollywood. Don’t believe me?

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The Top 100 Movie Quotes for HR Pros: #69 is Walter Sobchak: "Smokey This is Not 'Nam, This Is Bowling. There are Rules".

HR Capitalist

New series at the Capitalist : The Top 100 Movie Quotes of all time for HR Pros. Some will be funny, some will be serious. You get the vibe. People.

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“How Do I Convince People That My Skills And Experience Are Relevant?”

Career Shifters

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