October, 2016

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3 Reasons to Start Speaking at Industry Conferences

Ms. Career Girl

The post 3 Reasons to Start Speaking at Industry Conferences appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Brendan Alan Barrett.

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The 4 Career Change Traps You Don't Know You're In (And How To Get Out Of Them)

Career Shifters

If you're getting nowhere with your shift, there's a good chance you've got yourself into a 'monkey trap'. And all that's left to do is wait. Triumph!

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How Executive Resume Targeting Works

Professional Resume Services

You can rely on an executive resume writing service – such as Professional Resume Services – to help you craft the most effective resume.

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LinkedIn FAQs for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Online reputation management and online presence. Executive job search in general. Here are 5 LinkedIn FAQs for Executive Job Search. 1.

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Are You the Office Bully? No? Are You Sure About That?

Evil HR Lady

We assume that bullies are either the mean girls who are out to get you, or the thug who steals your lunch  money. Anyone along that spectrum will do. But, what if you found out that your co-workers that you were the office bully? Not possible. You’re nice. You work hard. You only  criticize when necessary. The post Are You the Office Bully?

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Why Your Job Search Requires More Than You’re Willing to Give

Competitive Resumes

Your job search requires maximum effort. Don’t obsess over it. But don’t take minimum results for granted by investing little bits of time.

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What’s the Best Executive Resume Format and Length?

Executive Career Brand

When I speak with executive job seekers, one of the first things they often ask me is how their resume stacks up. Your existing network.

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How to Stop Helicopter Parenting

Evil HR Lady

When you hover over your kid and fix all his problems, you’re being a good parent, but when your neighbor does it, it’s obnoxious helicopter parenting. Or something. The problem is, helicoptered kids aren’t prepared to solve their own problems, which  makes it tough for them to survive in a business environment.

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9 Ways to Managing Your Career Successfully

Position Ignition

There is no such thing as a job for life any more and it is no longer safe to think that any one job is secure. Career Development

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Five Ways To Make Being A Work-From-Home Mom Less Stressful

Ms. Career Girl

The post Five Ways To Make Being A Work-From-Home Mom Less Stressful appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Here are some things that should help.

LinkedIn Adds 2 New Features for Recruiters & Job Seekers


I talk to recruiters and job seekers every day. It feels like they are miles away from each other. Open Candidate. Apply Starters.

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Get Ready for an Agile Job Search with Nissar Ahamed

Competitive Resumes

When I like a job search blog, I like to let you know about it. The blog founded by Nissar Ahamed is likely to give your job search a boost.

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How Do I Rebuild My Network for Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

4 Steps to Revive and Expand Your Network. Many of my executive job seeking clients ask me that question when we first connect. as outlined below.

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Want a Smart Business Move? Try Introducing Flexibility

Evil HR Lady

Think about your ideal job. Does it involve getting to work at the crack of dawn, barely having time to grab lunch, and getting home after dark—even in the summer? Of course not. The ideal job allows time for family and friends, as well as a good pay check and a challenging work environment. Bosses want an ideal employee.

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10 Ways to Build Your Reputation at Work

Position Ignition

If only having a good reputation at work was as simple as keeping your nose to the grindstone and working hard.

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5 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Don’t Waste Time On

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Don’t Waste Time On appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Carmen Jacob.

I'm Tired And I'm Stuck. How Do I Make A Shift When I've Almost Given Up?

Career Shifters

Marie is exhausted. With a career that's emotionally and physically draining, she's had to 'switch off' to survive. How do you feel about your work?

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Giving Women Courage in their Career Development

Competitive Resumes

Women desire to differentiate themselves through making an impact with their ideas. What are you career development challenges?

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15 CV Mistakes Costing You Interviews

The Undercover Recruiter

Your CV is an important part of your armoury when looking for a job. View Article. 15 CV Mistakes Costing You Interviews.

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The Five Worst Things You Can Do After You Lose Your Job

Evil HR Lady

When boss yanks your job out from under your feet , the result can be devastating. Whether you’re fired because of misbehavior on your part or a mistake on the company’s part, it feels awful. Lots of people have been fired or laid off before–myself included. They will only make the situation worse. 1.

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5 Careers in the Entertainment Industry

Career Alley

Working in the Entertainment Industry sounds glamorous, and many times it is. There are many rewarding jobs in Entertainment that play supporting roles, without which the actors and actresses who perform in TV, the Film Industry and Broadway could not perform. Career advice Careers Entertainment

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Startup Tips are for Women Too!

Ms. Career Girl

The post Startup Tips are for Women Too! appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Ladies, the number of women-owned business in the US has grown to over 9.1

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3 Types of Job Hunters Who Can’t Find Work


You’re kicking off a new job hunt, and you’ve sent out a fresh resume. And…radio silence. Did something go wrong? You need work to get work.

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Second Chance for Job Seekers with Good Hire

Competitive Resumes

I started noticing then following Good Hire a while ago because they were publishing about the need to give ex-offenders a second chance.

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The New Employee Engagement Video: Results, Progress, and Energy

David Zinger

3 Powerful Elements in the New Employee Engagement are: Know your results. Manage progress. Monitor energy.

Please Stop Punishing Your Employees For Being Introverted

Evil HR Lady

Remember back in school when class participation made up 10 percent of your grader? For some people this was the easiest 10 percent of the semester. You know the types–the ones who loved to hear the sounds of their own voices. They commented on everything , whether or not they had something to say. This grade was the bane of my existence.

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Glassdoor Just Gave You A Gift, HR. It's In a Brown Paper Bag and on Fire Just Outside Your Door.

HR Capitalist

Ah yes, Glassdoor.  As people like to say when they're in relationship of questionable health - it's complicated. That means a couple of things.

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Why the “Jack of All Trades” Will Always be MVP

Ms. Career Girl

The post Why the “Jack of All Trades” Will Always be MVP appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Here’s why:    . Business is constantly changing. Ask “why?”

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5 Ways to Amplify Your Diversity Recruiting Efforts


Who doesn’t want more sales and an increase to the bottom line? We all do. The goal is still finding the most qualified talent for a role.

I Have to go Find a Job Will Sound Silly in 2017

Competitive Resumes

Most people have this habit of starting their job search from scratch. Let’s get used to incessantly marketing ourselves. Click To Tweet.

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Employee Engagement Monday Mirth: Are You Worthy?

David Zinger

Employee Engagement cartoon by my good friend John Junson. Are you Worthy? Those who laugh, last!

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What Past Names Do You Have Share on a Job Application

Evil HR Lady

I’d like to ask about some special scenarios when an employer asks for other names you’ve been known by, and whether or not the applicant needs to provide said name in such cases: 1. If you go by a pseudonym for a particular purpose (e.g. The birth name of someone whose name was changed as a child (e.g. This answer is for normal jobs.

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14 Things That Impact The Quality Of Your Personal Brand

Career Realism

14 Things That Impact The Quality Of Your Personal Brand. Work It Daily. Quality and personal excellence are two key elements of your personal brand.

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10 Tips to Step Up Your Presentations

Ms. Career Girl

The post 10 Tips to Step Up Your Presentations appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. One of those ways is giving stellar presentations. Make it true.

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