March, 2017

Career Shifters

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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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From HR to Writing

Career Shifters

"I cringed every time someone asked me about my job. I hated talking about it.". Nina Jervis was stuck and lost in a career she'd given 15 years to.

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

Career Shifters

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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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From Video Games to Market Research

Career Shifters

“Make your move. It's a risk, but everything will eventually work out.”. But he did it, and created the freedom and salary he's always wanted.

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From Finance to Supporting Social Ventures

Career Shifters

"My girlfriend innocently asked me how work was going, and I went off on a long rant.”. So he set out to discover something more. This is his story

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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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Mastering the Job Interview Process with Lavie Margolin

Competitive Resumes

Lavie Margolin is back on the show to talk about his latest book Mastering the Job Interview. Send email feedback to mark@thevoiceofjobseekers.com.

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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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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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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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There are only two reasons people voluntarily leave their jobs

Cube Rules

Those two reasons are: The level of threat against the person and the […]. Cube Rules Commentary

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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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The Two Worst LinkedIn Profile Headline Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

In our first consultation, a new client of mine asked me whether the LinkedIn professional headline a writer had created for him was a good one.

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I disagree with career experts who claim the resume has just one purpose

Career Trend

A tweet floated by in my Twitter stream the other day reminding careerists that “the ONLY purpose of a resume is to get you that interview!”

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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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When Working From Home Goes Hilariously Wrong

Evil HR Lady

Political Scientist Robert E. Kelly was live, on the air, from his home, when his kids decided to see what dad was up too. What ensued is this hilarious clip with poor Dr. Kelly trying to talk about the very serious impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-hye. I can relate. Ahh, the joy of children, bang! bang! (My I do not.).

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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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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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Five Top Tips For Effective Networking

Ms. Career Girl

The post Five Top Tips For Effective Networking appeared first on Ms. Commit to building fewer, more valuable connections. Be confident. Follow up.

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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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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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Is Hiring Students Worth the Investment?

Evil HR Lady

Hiring students to work at your restaurant seems pretty normal. However, employing younger staff members comes with both benefits and drawbacks. Is it the right decision for your restaurant? Here are a few considerations to keep in mind. Think about Training Time. You will have to train them on every little detail of the job. Vitamix

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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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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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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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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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10 New Tech Tools to Upgrade Your Work Life

Ms. Career Girl

The post 10 New Tech Tools to Upgrade Your Work Life appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Pat Fredshaw. Her bio follows.

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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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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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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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Ways to Get a Better Office Environment for Women and Men

Evil HR Lady

We talk a lot about making the workplace better for women, but the reality is, we should make the workplace better for everyone. Women and men do (generally) have different needs and wants in the workplace, but what benefits one group can benefit others. Create set schedules for retail/shift work. Salary openness. Provide management training.

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The 4-point framework for answering job interview questions

Cube Rules

That’s happened in literally all of the interviews I’m participating in for the day job. It drives me (and the hiring manager) crazy.

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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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