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Adventures on the Dark Side of TED ® Talks

Ms. Career Girl

Everyone knows TED ® (Technology, Entertainment and Design). The organization devoted to spreading ideas exploded into society, starting in 1984 with a single conference and moving into those YouTube videos we all watch for inspiration.

2018 141

Smart Personal Branding: Posting LinkedIn Updates vs Updating Your LinkedIn Profile

Executive Career Brand

If you’ve been paying attention, plenty of helpful articles have probably passed in front of your eyes about using LinkedIn for personal branding and executive job search. I write about LinkedIn often right here on ExecutiveCareerBrand.com.

2018 130

When articulating your LinkedIn profile, help people out by showing the value you bring

Career Trend

Ed Han, Technical Recruiter and Adjunct Instructor who teaches on the topic of LinkedIn, shares career advice across various channels, and I follow his insights closely. This includes daily LinkedIn tips where he describes how careerists can optimize their energy when using this robust site.

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Critical Details to Include on a Senior Level Executive Resume

Professional Resume Services

If you’ve been on a job hunt for any amount of time, you likely have heard about the importance of details. But how do you know which details to include on a senior level resume?

2018 130

Dilemma of the Month: Low Salary Expectations

Evil HR Lady

I’m a corporate recruiter. For candidates that progress to an HR phone screen, we ask their expected salary and share the range we have for the role. Is it appropriate to use someone’s low salary expectations as a reason for not moving forward? For example, I was recruiting for a mid-level management role, with compensation between $125,000-$150,000 per year. Many of the candidates had salary expectations within that range.

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Essential Elements to Include on Your Career Changing Resume

Professional Resume Services

Going through a career change can be difficult to wrap your mind around. This is especially true if you’ve been in the same industry or worked at the same company for several years.

2018 130

Traveling for Business? WeWork Will Only Reimburse Your Meals if They are Vegetarian

Evil HR Lady

WeWork announced that they would no longer have meat at company events and that if you submit a receipt for a hamburger purchased while on company travel, you won’t be reimbursed. The goal is to lower WeWork’s carbon footprint. A noble goal, for sure. But, I’m not sure they’ve thought through the consequences of this decision. Only 3.3

2018 117

Being Bully-Boss’ed? – The 57 Signs. Is It Happening to You?

Sklover Working Wisdom

“I find in most circumstances people leave bosses, not companies.”. – John Rampton. ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : Over the past two years, Nike has terminated five senior executives for being bully bosses – four men and one woman. One of those terminated had been identified as the probable next CEO.

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In a World Focused on The Bottom Line, Does Common Decency Pay Dividends?

Ms. Career Girl

Greed. Double-dealing. Cheating. It seems there isn’t a day that passes without news of unethical, or outright illegal, behavior on the part of “successful” companies or individuals. Common decency doesn’t seem to be so common nowadays.

2018 151

What To Do When You Want To Do Everything: Is A Portfolio Career Right For You?

Career Shifters

Struggling to choose one thing to do next? If you'd love to indulge more than one of your interests – and get paid for them – a portfolio career can seem deeply appealing. But what does it actually look like? Who is it right for? And if you want one, how do you get started?

2018 135

Glossophobia: What It Is and How to Beat It

Jobacle

The dreaded day has finally arrived. After sweating through another restless night of sleep, you roll out of bed in fear of one of the most common phobias that plague mankind. No, we’re not talking about rolling out of bed into the range of a lonely spider.

2018 141

Dilemma of the Month: Low Salary Expectations

Evil HR Lady

I’m a corporate recruiter. For candidates that progress to an HR phone screen, we ask their expected salary and share the range we have for the role. Is it appropriate to use someone’s low salary expectations as a reason for not moving forward? For example, I was recruiting for a mid-level management role, with compensation between $125,000-$150,000 per year. Many of the candidates had salary expectations within that range.

2018 100

What Have Candidates Told You About Their Greatest Frustrations?

The Undercover Recruiter

Employees are usually the best advert for your company. You want them to stay with you as long as possible and tell everyone what a fab company it is to work. But before they become your employee, you need to make sure their experience as a candidate when applying for a role is also second to.

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New Study On Automation: Is Your Job At Risk?

Ms. Career Girl

There’s no doubt that technology is constantly becoming more advanced and more efficient — and most of the time this is welcomed. However, it does pose a risk for people in certain jobs.

2018 141

Why I Had To Have The "There's No Crying In the Workplace" Talk With My Son.

HR Capitalist

When you read the title of this post, you might think I have sensitive sons. Problems with emotions, crying, etc. That's not true. I think they're pretty emotionally balanced, in the normal range, and generally OK.

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When are Background Checks Issued in the Hiring and Selection Process?

Blogging4jobs

In today’s employment market, companies are competing for talent and must move quickly to make hiring decisions. This means conducting background checks with employment contingent after a candidate. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR adverse action background check background checks fair credit employment act FCRA hiring

What Lady Gaga and Donald Trump Have in Common: Misapplying Labor Laws

Evil HR Lady

Donald’s Trump driver and Lady Gaga’s personal assistant were both well paid at $75,000 per year, but they both sued for unpaid overtime. Lady Gaga’s assistant argued that she worked 24 hours a day, seven days a week without receiving overtime pay. Trump’s driver argues that he has 3,300 hours worth of overtime pay that he deserves. Lady Gaga settled out of court with private terms. But, does Trump’s driver have a case?

2018 112

The Five-Step Summer Slowdown Plan for Recruiters

The Undercover Recruiter

Sponsored by MightyRecruiter It’s that other most wonderful time of the year, and chances are you are dealing with the summer slowdown. And while some try to work the angle that it’s all a myth, you’ve been in the business long enough to know better.

2018 70

Should I Save or Pay off College Debt Post Graduation?

Ms. Career Girl

You finally have your diploma in hand! It’s potentially the key to a great job and financial independence…and with it comes a heaping pile of debt. Those monthly payments aren’t always easy to maintain.

2018 130

Amazon Has a Peer Jury Feature In Their PIP Program Called "Pivot".

HR Capitalist

Back when I was working for companies that were primarily non-union but routinely had some organizing "bubble-ups", a mentor of mine had the following saying related to making changes to employment practices that felt similar to a union: "We can give them OUR union or let them choose THEIR union".

2018 52

my child-free coworkers constantly complain about people with children

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I recently started a new job in an office. Overall the work environment is great — everyone is expected to work hard, but we are treated like adults and our individual methods and moment-to-moment doings aren’t policed much at all. I share a work-space with a coworker, V, which also houses the printer and the mailboxes for the department. Thus, many other employees pass through our space, often stopping to say hello or chat for a minute.

2018 62

Harvard: Why Do Danish Mothers Earn Less? University of Chicago: It’s the Productivity, Stupid.

Evil HR Lady

In May, the Harvard Business Review looked at why Danish women’s salaries dropped off after childbirth and never recovered. In June, the University of Chicago presented a reason : productivity. Yana Gallen looked at Danish data and found that an eight percent productivity gap between mothers and others explained two-thirds of the pay gap. What it didn’t explain was the slight drop in pay for childless women, who had higher productivity.

2018 106

Does AI Give Recruiters a Competitive Edge?

The Undercover Recruiter

Modern technology has allowed systems to become automated and makes sourcing top talent simpler. With the vast amount of changes occurring in the HR and recruitment world, recruiters and HR professionals alike need to invest in technology to stay relevant.

2018 66

Seven Tips for Building a Professional Wardrobe on a Budget

Ms. Career Girl

As a young professional trying to climb the ranks in your industry, you have to present a successful image and pay attention to the finer details. Like it or not, what you wear says a lot about you. You need a wardrobe that’s professional, flattering, and appropriate.

2018 130

Seven Questions to Ask Before You Start Recruiting

Blogging4jobs

Recruiting can be a challenging and lengthy process for corporate recruiters and HR professionals alike. But you can control how challenging and lengthy it really is by asking questions that will. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR candidate engagement candidate experience claire petrie effective hiring recruiting

2018 51

my coworker dumps emotions all over us and wants to be coddled

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: My coworker, Dionne, and I are struggling with our other coworker, Amber. We are all the same level, but in charge of different departments. Dionne and I are young to have the positions we have, but we’ve both worked extremely hard and actively pursue opportunities to address any skills gaps we have. Amber is older than we are, very insecure, and has boundary issues. We’ve tried addressing these issues with Amber directly, and that actually seems to make things worse.

2018 63

Building a Paid Time Off Policy that Ensures Everyone Gets a Vacation

Evil HR Lady

Your paid time off policy only works if people actually get to use their vacation days. It’s even better if they get to take them when they want to. Generally, that means during the summer. But what do you do if you’re already short-staffed? It can kill morale if you say “no” to people’s vacation requests, and you could become even more short-staffed if team members call out sick or quit for greener pastures.

2018 106

5 Ways to Optimize Your Office

The Undercover Recruiter

The key to a productive workday is to 1) fuel yourself with coffee and 2) work in a bright and clean environment. Whether you work from a small office at home or work in an office with other colleagues, it’s essential to create a space where you can be productive and make the most of.

2018 65

How To Find Your Life Purpose To Live A Regret-Free Life

Ms. Career Girl

Finding your purpose and then creating a regret-free life can feel daunting to many, especially when you feel the pressure of ‘running out of time.’

2018 141

Seven Types of Support and Training Managers Need

Blogging4jobs

We have all heard about the importance of learning and development, aka training, yet not many employers do it. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers with fewer than 100. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Career Development HR Leadership Learning leadership development learning learning design manager development training

2018 45

my boss wants a team outing to a gun range, employer wants to discuss my “hot mess” cover letter, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss wants to do a team outing at a gun range. My boss keeps suggesting a team outing at a gun range. I feel very uncomfortable about this prospect as I don’t have any interest in handling guns. Is there a way to gracefully bow out of this “team building” activity? He is a bit provocative and I really don’t want to get into a discussion about why I am not interested in going. What the actual F?

2018 63

Uber CHRO Resigns Amid Whistleblower Allegations: Serves as Cautionary Tale for HR Pros at all Levels.

HR Capitalist

Uber's HR shop has always been a bit of a mess. As is often the case, the company outgrew a capable HR leader who was overran by the personality of a founder with total power, and the company decided it was time for a change. Uber brought in Liane Hornsey to bring mature chops to the situation. It apparently hasn't gone well. In addition to encouraging employees to hug during town hall meetings with the singular purpose of talking about harassment issues (WOW!),

2018 46

Handling the Dreaded Buy-Back

The Undercover Recruiter

It’s an all too typical situation. Your candidate accepts your offer, they get excited about the new job, and they go to see their boss to resign. Then…. BUY-BACK happens.

2018 59

Should You Pursue Foreign Markets?

Water Cooler Wisdom

Operating a business outside your home country  sounds appealing, and can in fact be an excellent way to take your organization to the next level. But, in addition to ensuring that you've perfected current processes first, expanding to foreign markets requires substantial time and resources and careful  consideration of several factors. 

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