May, 2009

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Counter Offers

Evil HR Lady

I work in California and have recently been offered a similar position with a new company. turned in my resignation letter today and my boss asked me what it would take to make me stay. told him that if they increase my salary to match the new offer I would stay. I'm wondering if this is violating my privacy rights to salary information. Me too.

How to Prepare for an Interview and Succeed: 8 Steps

Catherines Career Corner

Having a great interview is often to crucial to getting into a school or getting a job or internship. Be prepared for anything! Step 1. Look the part. If you are applying for a desk job, wear what you would wear to work. For a more casual position, it’s ok to look more casual, but generally it’s [.]. Job Interviews? See 15 Tips for Interviewees.

How to Know Whether Entrepreneurship Is Right for You

Life@work

There's a lot to be said for being your own boss. You get to chart your own course, create your own hours, and choose your own employees.

Career Development 101

Career Key

Sometimes we make career development harder and more complicated than it needs to be.

Why Do You Want This Job?

Hiring Technical People

Hiring managers: that's a shorthand question

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if i could make the world a better place, i'd?

Threshold Consulting

pageant beauty 2 ah, beauty pageants! from miss america to miss universe, we're all familiar with these annual contests aimed at capturing the ever-changing face of beauty and intelligence. yes, intelligence. least we forget

Confront the Fear of Career Commitment

Career Key

Many people have trouble choosing a career. Some are afraid to make the wrong choice. Others are concerned they might change their mind later. Overwhelmed by options, some people just wait for someone (parent, counselor

Hire for “Abnormality?”

Hiring Technical People

I've been at the PMI Regina PDC this week. I did a general session talk Monday, and am leading a two-day estimation workshop through tomorrow.

Work-At-Home Marketers Settle FTC Charges

Telecommuting Journal

Work-At-Home Marketers Settle FTC Charges: Falsely Claimed Consumers Could Earn Significant Income Processing Medical Bills The marketers of a work-at-home scam who led consumers to believe they could earn $500 or more per week

Past Transgressions

Evil HR Lady

I have come across some information at work and I don't know what I should do about it. Please help! work in a sales environment. have been there for over one year now and I love all of the people for the exception of the one person I work for most directly -- I will refer to her as Andrea from here on. crack pipe). Your guidance is appreciated.

Searching For A Job? See These Strategies

Catherines Career Corner

Use your personal contacts to find out about possible job opportunities. Personal contacts could be friends, family, former co-workers or employers, members of your religious organization, local community members such as doctors, physical therapists, counsellors, [.]. The post Searching For A Job? Related posts: Searching for a Job? Job Interviews?

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Presentation on Success Secrets

Career Tips Blog

I ran across this presentation during my internet travels and wanted to share it. It is a little talk on success secrets.

See the New Career Opportunity with Your Job Skills

Career Key

Job skills, job skills, job skills. Your worth in the job market is what you know how to do. That's the refrain you hear over and over again in career blogs (including this one). But I want you to know that in my household

are you properly leveraging your references?

Resume Writing

all job seekers want to know how to properly list references, how many references should they provide, how much detail is needed.

When in Doubt, Take it Out! Social Media Users - Beware of Your.

Resume Boutique

Blogs, facebook, My Space YouTube, Twitter, Diggs, and more. To some of us, they have become addictions, like the "Crackberry

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Past Transgressions

Evil HR Lady

I have come across some information at work and I don't know what I should do about it. Please help! work in a sales environment. have been there for over one year now and I love all of the people for the exception of the one person I work for most directly -- I will refer to her as Andrea from here on. crack pipe). Your guidance is appreciated.

10 Things That You Should Never Ever Say During a Job Interview

Catherines Career Corner

Job interviews can be tough. You spend hours getting ready, make sure to look your best, and feel like you’re ready to take on any question. Unfortunately, with one little slip of the tongue, all your hard work can be undone. If you say any of these 10 things in a job interview, you’re guaranteed [.].

This is How to Stand Out!

Blue Sky Resumes

My Top 10

Evil HR Lady

Blogs.com takes top 10 lists from various bloggers. Now they've posted mine ! It's probably not quite what you'd expect from me, but I hope you find it amusing

My Top 10

Evil HR Lady

Blogs.com takes top 10 lists from various bloggers. Now they've posted mine ! It's probably not quite what you'd expect from me, but I hope you find it amusing

Vacation Micro Management

Evil HR Lady

Need an opinion. I am an owner of a small-mid size consumer and auto finance company. We currently staff 6-7 full time employees. I was having a recent conversation with my office manager/supervisor regarding our policies on vacation. In a nut shell we offer 2 weeks of paid vacation from April through October. THANKS for your time! Honestly.

Team Building

Evil HR Lady

A friend had to go to a mandatory "team building" event. You can probably guess my opinion of such things, but some people like them. Wasting time "building unity" by doing a silly activity such as building a raft, making a dinner or negotiating a ropes course is bad enough during business hours, but this event was held in the evening.

Vacation Micro Management

Evil HR Lady

Need an opinion. I am an owner of a small-mid size consumer and auto finance company. We currently staff 6-7 full time employees. I was having a recent conversation with my office manager/supervisor regarding our policies on vacation. In a nut shell we offer 2 weeks of paid vacation from April through October. THANKS for your time! Honestly.

Team Building

Evil HR Lady

A friend had to go to a mandatory "team building" event. You can probably guess my opinion of such things, but some people like them. Wasting time "building unity" by doing a silly activity such as building a raft, making a dinner or negotiating a ropes course is bad enough during business hours, but this event was held in the evening.

Random Swiss Fact

Evil HR Lady

My computer is fixed. It took a little longer than I thought because our friend did not have the right part. He knew what part I needed, though, so he wrote it down for me. took it to the computer store and presented the written part number to the nice man behind the counter. Cash or debit only. They sell computers! And big screen televisions!

Random Swiss Fact

Evil HR Lady

My computer is fixed. It took a little longer than I thought because our friend did not have the right part. He knew what part I needed, though, so he wrote it down for me. took it to the computer store and presented the written part number to the nice man behind the counter. Cash or debit only. They sell computers! And big screen televisions!

Kaboom!

Evil HR Lady

So, you are all wondering, what in the heck is she doing? Just sitting around and eating chocolate? Where are the posts? Well, I am sitting around and eating chocolate. But, the reason for the lack of posting is that I blew up my computer. Yes, smoke was coming out of the back. Yippee. My computer will (hopefully) be functional tonight.

Kaboom!

Evil HR Lady

So, you are all wondering, what in the heck is she doing? Just sitting around and eating chocolate? Where are the posts? Well, I am sitting around and eating chocolate. But, the reason for the lack of posting is that I blew up my computer. Yes, smoke was coming out of the back. Yippee. My computer will (hopefully) be functional tonight.

Get the Interview

Catherines Career Corner

Be Proactive Before and After You Send Your CV. You find a promising job listing online. Excited, you send a well-crafted cover letter and CV and wait for a response. Six weeks later, you’re still waiting, your enthusiasm has waned, and you’ve concluded your CV has fallen into a black hole. proactive approach to your job [.].

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10 Dumbest Resume and Interview Blunders

Catherines Career Corner

These are 10 dumbest resume and interview blunders as shared by Annie Fisher. Having trouble finding a new job? Cheer up. When it comes to resumes, a new survey reveals just how clueless some of your competition is. You’ve worked hard on your resume, trying to squeeze all your experience in and make yourself stand out from [.]. They Got Hired!

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How to get the Interview: Unconventional Getting the Interview Techniques

Catherines Career Corner

Most job hunters use conventional methods for obtaining interviews. Unless you use unconventional getting the interview techniques, you will have to stand in line for a chance to meet the hiring manager. You can distinguish your CV and application from other candidates by following these unconventional getting the interview techniques. Want a Job?

10 Easy Things to Do Now to Make More Money Later

Catherines Career Corner

You can’t get rich quick, but follow these ten proven steps to success today and you will find wealth sooner than you think. It’s working for me, and it can work for you. 1. Get Involved. The more things you do, the more people you know. The more people you know, the more opportunities you’ll get. Whether [.]. Related posts: Searching for a Job?

Ace the Job Interview:Land the Job with these Interview Tips

Catherines Career Corner

In our competitive job market, job seekers need all the help they can get just to get their foot in the door. Stand Stand out and ace the job interview out of the crowd with EasyJob Resume Builder and their interviewing tips. All job seekers should know what hiring managers want to hear during interviews. 1. Job Interview Tips. Job Interviews?

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7 Ways to Be Happier at Work

Catherines Career Corner

Tweet A recent report listed the happiest nations in the world. Guess what? The US didn’t even make it into the top ten. So much for the American dream. Why are we so unhappy? Let’s start by looking at the origin [.].

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