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Define your Expertise in 3 Simple Steps

Career Alley

There are a lot of uniquely talented people out there who completely underestimate themselves! They have expertise that would be useful to many, but they don't really acknowledge it or seriously consider sharing it with others. Career Advice

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How to Become a Life Coach

Ms. Career Girl

Over the course of 20 years or so, the coaching industry has evolved from a niche specialization to a mainstream career option, with over 50,000 coaches practicing worldwide.

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Six Standout Traits of Courageous Women

Ms. Career Girl

A new study by IBM, “ Women, Leadership, and the Priority Paradox ,” reveals a harsh truth: advancing women in the workplace still, in 2019, just isn’t a priority.

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Ongoing Strategies Every Executive Job Seeker Needs to Consider

Professional Resume Services

What’s your strategy as an executive job seeker? There’s no right or wrong answer to the question, and sometimes it takes trial and error to truly figure out what the most effective strategy is for you. Even then, adjustments must be made along the way.

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After an Organizational Shift, You May Need to Change Your Company Culture

Evil HR Lady

You’ve worked hard to build a great company culture, but after a major restructuring, you might need to make changes to help the business move forward. After an organizational shift, it’s normal for employees to feel concerned and unsure of what will happen next. And while you may have had a great open culture , when employees are being laid off or your company merges with—or is bought out by—a different one, trust can be shaken.

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From Teacher to Entrepreneur

Career Shifters

“I was never going to be happy working for someone else.”. Fed up of bureaucracy and an ever-increasing mountain of paperwork, Richard Swan decided set out on his own.

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How Social Media Can Make or Break Your Job Search

Career Alley

Social media is no longer just for sharing cat photos and recipe videos; it has also become a necessary tool for employers across the globe. Find your Dream Job Social Media in Job Search

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Steak ‘N Shake Makes a $7.7 Million Error. (You’re Probably Making the Same Error.)

Evil HR Lady

Managers are always salary exempt and are not eligible for overtime pay. This is a common belief but it simply isn’t true. In fact, your job title has nothing to do with how you have to be paid–it’s all about your job responsibilities. Steak ‘N Shake found out the hard way that they had misclassified 286 store managers in the St. Louis area and owed them back overtime pay. Oh, and attorney fees and costs. Grand total? million dollars. Steak ‘N Shake’s error.

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Hate ‘Selling Yourself’? 7 Ways To Get Noticed In A New Field, Without Feeling Inauthentic

Career Shifters

Whatever your next career is, making a shift means building your reputation in a new area. But pitching yourself to potential employers or clients when you're only just getting started can leave you feeling like a fake. So how do you do it gracefully?

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Interview nerves? Banish the fear and shine at the right time

Career Alley

When something you hadn't planned on occurs, don't try to control the situation. Instead, flow with it. Discover Career Opportunities interview advice

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Changing the Bigger Picture for Long-Term Gender Equality

Ms. Career Girl

In the fight to achieve long-term gender equality, many small battles have been won and lost.

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4 Branding Tips for Your Executive Resume

Professional Resume Services

When writing an effective resume, demonstrating your personal brand is critical. Most executives have similar skills and achievements, so what can set you apart from the rest is the overall value you bring to the table.

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How to Spot — and Address — Employee Disengagement

Evil HR Lady

Employee engagement is sure to be at the forefront of any employer’s mind, but how often do you hear someone talking about employee disengagement ? You can have a great work environment , but even if 90 percent of your employees are happy and engaged, there are bound to be a few stragglers. Now, some employers think that one or two unhappy employees won’t have that big of an impact on their business.

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From Teaching to Own Business

Career Shifters

“I never seemed to get to a place where I was coping.”. Loretta Clarke's unhappiness at work was leaving her tired, stressed and regularly ill. It's taken time, and consistent effort, but she's now created a career that gives her the flexibility and wellbeing she wants. Here's how she made it happe

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Important Factors To Consider When Deciding Where To Go To College

Career Alley

Should you be considering a college education, perhaps to enter a particular career field that demands a graduate degree, there are a lot of factors for you to take into consideration. Launch your Career College Degree

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Gross Up – Key Words & Phrases

Sklover Working Wisdom

What is the meaning of. Gross Up”? Everyone is legally permitted to try to avoid taxes – I did not say “evade” taxes – or to pay as little as permissible, in any legal way available to them. For employees, the most common opportunity to do so is when they incur work-related expenses that may require them to pay taxes on some of the reimbursement.

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What Are The Prerequisites For Artificial Intelligence?

Imarticus Learning

Artificial intelligence keeps changing in its definition as does its scope and capabilities. A few decades ago, simple calculators were considered artificial intelligence since math problems were previously only solved by the human brain.

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5 Reasons It’s So Hard to Go Back to Work After Being a Stay at Home Mom or Dad

Evil HR Lady

About 11 million parents are staying at home right now , taking care of the children. Usually, that’s a temporary stop on a career path, and mom (usually) or dad (becoming more common) will return to work, whether it’s after the kids start school, or stop nursing, or whenever financial necessity becomes a reality. Going back isn’t always that easy. Here’s why. Finding a job can be hard.

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Jobs That Suit Those Seeking Progression!

Corn on the Job

Seeking out progression within your career is just so important in our eyes. Progression means that you’re not always going to be the one at the bottom of what you do, getting put with all the jobs that you don’t really want to do.

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Common Resume Mistakes To Avoid At All Costs

Career Alley

A resume is the first opportunity that you get to show companies what a perfect fit you would be for their open position. It’s your chance to sell yourself, show off your skills and experience, and make a good impression. Create a Killer Resume and Cover Letter killer resume

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.” ” – Stevie Wonder. First of all, Stevie Wonder is, for me, one of the true Wonders of the World. There is something nearly beyond human in his music and lyrics. Last week I listened to a podcast about music. Someone mentioned that Stevie Wonder had agreed to appear at a charitable event for a small charity, and to do one song. The charity was more than thrilled.

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5 Tips for Turning Your Employees into Brand Ambassadors

The Undercover Recruiter

At this point, we all know about brand ambassadors, right? Or at least we’ve all heard about “influencers” on social media being paid to endorse a brand of…well, anything. What about employer brand ambassadors? This is a largely unused marketing opportunity just waiting to be tapped into.

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How do you balance Machine Learning theory and practice?

Imarticus Learning

Machine learning is no longer a technology from the future. The technology giants like Google, Facebook, Netflix, etc. have been using machine learning to improve their user experience for a very long time.

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the stolen toilet paper, the fake committee, and other petty moments at work

Ask A Manager

Last week I asked you to share stories of petty moments at work — your own or other people’s. Here are some of the stand-outs. “At one of my early jobs one of my coworkers was a, shall we say, interesting character. She was called out about something in a meeting and was fuming at the rest of us. The next morning she came in, went into the rest room (so I hear) and then went into her boss’ office to quit on the spot. She left without a word to anyone else.

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Don’t Let Fear Limit Your Career Potential

Career Alley

Fear: it can be your biggest barrier to success. Fear can keep you in your comfort zone, stop you from going after your heart's desire, and place limits on your life. Discover Career Opportunities career potential

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“No Re-Hire” Clause in my Severance Agreement – Why??

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: My employer was purchased by a competitor, and a large group of us were chosen for layoff. As part of the severance offer, I have to sign an agreement. One of the sections of the severance agreement has the title “No Re-Hire; No Application.”. It says that I will never again “seek to regain employment by the Company or any company that is affiliated with the Company.”. I haven’t done anything to deserve this, and so I am wondering why they would take that attitude toward me.

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Are You Addicted to Work?

The Undercover Recruiter

Research by TechTalk shows in the UK, 54% of employees check work emails on holiday and 6% admit to even checking them at a funeral.

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Can you become a Data analyst by online tutorials?

Imarticus Learning

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how can I get coworkers to leave me alone about a humiliating TV experience?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: Recently, I was on one of those courtroom shows. I regret it intensely. When I was contacted by the producer about a case I’d filed against someone else, he was incredibly friendly, said that I had a great case, etc., and made it seem to me that they were entirely on my side.

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90 Percent of Workers Say They Need This 1 Thing to Be Loyal

Career Realism

Employee loyalty is something every company longs for. It's estimated employee turnover costs as much as 130-200% of an employee's salary. When a talented, knowledgeable, trained employee leaves, it's bad for business. And, when lots of them leave, it can be the kiss of death.

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?? How To Start Massively Crowdsourcing Your Job Search Today

JobMob

You'd be surprised how much help you can get if you just ask. Photo by John Ashley. Did you know that online community crowdsourcing can help you on your job search? I mean, why not? People like to help people.

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Supercharge Your Recruiting Machine

The Undercover Recruiter

If you don’t use referrals, you’re missing out on a killer opportunity to pour some rocket fuel on your recruitment process. Yes, inbound and outbound channels yield amazing hires. But referral hires: Have the highest applicant-to-hire conversion rate (40%).

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How is your company implementing blockchain technology?

Imarticus Learning

A blockchain is a public ledger which records and accounts for each and every bitcoin transaction that is made. Blockchain acts as an alternative to normal currency, centralized banking, and other transaction methods. It is changing the way we handle financial transactions.

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coworker whispers a daily affirmation to me, do I have to tell people I met with about my strep throat, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworker whispers a daily affirmation to me. I work in a fairly open plan corporate setting. A new colleague joined another team about a month ago, and passes my station daily on his way to see his boss. Every single morning he briefly stops, wait for me to make eye contact, whispers “You’re amazing” to me, and heads on his way. It’s flattering but odd, and can take me out of my headspace.

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How Nike's Data & Analytics Experts Are Changing the Shoe Business

Career Realism

When most people think of Nike, they think of shoes, retail stores, and, of course, athletes. That's all true, but there's more. Behind Nike's walls, you'll find the doers and thinkers who design, create, and innovate every day.

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Uber Drivers Are Not Employees. What This Means for Other Gig Workers.

Evil HR Lady

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) just ruled that Uber drivers are, indeed, contractors and not employees. This news made Uber’s stock soar but there’s more to this than just a stock price. This ruling can impact your business if you use contractors or can affect you if you (like me) work in the so-called “gig economy.” ” Uber Drivers as Contractors is Unsurprising. Many people focus on the fact that a Trump appointed NLRB General Counsel, Peter B.

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Building Brands People Want to Work For

The Undercover Recruiter

It’s hard work trying to manage just one brand, but imagine having to juggle and maintain and promote multiple brands. Well, this week we are learning from a company with 50,000 people which operates under 87 brands.

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