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4 Ways To Find Work That Feels Like You

Career Shifters

You want to do work that fits your personality. But what if you've spent so long in a job you hate, you've lost touch with who you are? Natasha shares four starting points to getting paid to be yourself

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Job Search News, September 22, 2017

Competitive Resumes

Your job search could use these articles and resources so enjoy! I’ve read them, and you can feel free to comment on them in any form you’d like including leaving a message on the “send voicemail” button on your right. I’ll try to keep it short, fresh, and informative.

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Does the Law Require that You Let an Employee Nap?

Evil HR Lady

Napping is popular among just about everyone other than toddlers , who desperately need naps, but are convinced they are prohibited by the Geneva convention. Culturally, though, we just don’t do it.

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15 Common Job Interview Questions and How to Best Answer Them

Executive Career Brand

An Executive Recruiter’s Advice on Answering 15 Common Job Interview Questions. If you’re job-hunting and job interviews are looming, you’ve probably done some research on what kinds of questions you’ll be asked.

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Do You Really Know What Career You are Meant For?

Ms. Career Girl

Choosing a career probably begins in college. You declare a major based upon your interests at the time; you may change majors based on your changing interests. And the continued and rapid changes in technology, the economy, and business environments may change your career for you.

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Still Out of Work? 6 Blue-Collar Jobs Not to Turn Your Nose Up At

Corn on the Job

If you’re a white-collar worker, that is, someone whose job isn’t manual, for example, an office worker, then odds are that’s your strict preference when looking for a job. Good luck to you if you can find what you’re looking for and not have to suffer the doldrums of a long job search.

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Why Women Rock As Business Leaders & Simple Tips On How To Climb The Ladder Of Success!

Ms. Career Girl

Today’s business landscape is changing. Women make up half of the workforce, and in 50% of families, women are the sole or co-breadwinners. Gone are the days where “leadership” is perceived solely as a male trait.

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Long Weekend PTO Strategy Guy/Gal - Is Currently Crushing It At Your Company.

HR Capitalist

There's a person that's currently cheating life at your company. But it's not who you think. It's not the person who's stock options just vested (because the stock could tank); --It's not the person who just signed the big deal (because you're only as good as your last month); and. It's not you.

10 Simple Ways to Make Other People Happy

Evil HR Lady

This is an old article, but I thought the world could use some more positivity! We here at Inc. give tons of good suggestions about how to make yourself happier. We had “ 10 Easy Ways to Make Yourself Happy in 2016 ,” “ 5 Secrets to a Balanced, Happy Life ,” and “ 5 Daily Habits of Remarkably Happy People ,” all within the past few weeks. These articles are all fabulous, but what if we want to make other people happy? How can we do that?

my boss won’t let me quit, treating people like adults while enforcing high standards, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Yesterday was my last day — but my boss won’t let me quit. So two weeks ago I put in my resignation letter at my job. I agreed to work for two weeks and that’s it. My boss and coworkers had been nothing but rude and unprofessional to me the entire time I was employed there. Everyday they would go to a bar and drink while I was back at the office working. That and a few other things are what made me quit.

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A Guide to Get Your Resume Into Human Hands

Professional Resume Services

With the world of automation today, it can be virtually impossible to get your executive resume into human hands if you only submit it online through job boards. It may be much easier and convenient to send in your resume online, but there’s no guarantee it will ever been seen.

Top Tips For Working In Sales

Ms. Career Girl

A career in sales is not for everyone. If you do decide to start working in sales it can be incredibly hard work, but also very lucrative with the potential to learn a lot. Here are some tips to help you through the first few months in your brand-new sales role. Be prepared to graft.

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ESPN Prez Wades Into Employee Political Identities with Jemele Hill Memo.

HR Capitalist

If you follow the media game (and in today's political environment where every outlet has a slant, it's hard not to), you might have seen that ESPN's Jemele Hill was out on her personal Twitter account calling the current POTUS a "white supremacist".

What Should Your PTO Policy Look Like?

Evil HR Lady

Vacation, sick time, personal days—it’s enough to make your head spin when you’re trying to come up with a perfect paid time off (PTO) policy for your company. While there isn’t a “perfect” solution that all businesses should adopt, there are some guidelines that will help you make the best PTO policy for your business. What Do Your Competitors Do?

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my boss wants me to collaborate with my awful coworker

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I have a coworker who started a few months ago. He and I are responsible for similar types of projects, but we rarely collaborate because the projects don’t readily lend themselves to teamwork. Occasionally, we may consult each other if we hit a technical snag with the software. For some reason, my boss has started pushing me to work more closely with him on my projects.

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Personality Tests May Be Costing Young Workers Jobs


The move to online applications has allowed employers to reach an ever-expanding pool of candidates. It’s a change that’s had both good and bad effects for employers and applicants alike. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR cultural fit personality tests youth emloyment

4 Ways to Start Learning How to Cook

Ms. Career Girl

I know plenty of people who’ve made it to 25 and over without ever cooking a proper meal. And hey, without cup ramen and microwaveable pizza, most of us probably wouldn’t have survived college.

Recruiting Introverts: Why You Might Be Losing Your Best Candidates

The Undercover Recruiter

A few years ago, I watched New York Times best-selling author Susan Cain’s TED Talk on “The Power of Introverts” and had one of those rare moments in life where everything suddenly made sense. Wait…what? I’m completely normal and just an introvert? It’s hard to believe I never knew this about myself. The signs were always there: View Article. Recruiting Introverts: Why You Might Be Losing Your Best Candidates. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

LuLaRoe Sues Blogger to Force Her to Identify Sources

Evil HR Lady

Multi-level marketer LuLaRoe (LLR, Inc. and LulaRoe, LLC) filed a lawsuit this week against blogger Christina Hinks, better known as Mommygyver. They hope to force Hinks to.

stolen lunches, missing mugs, and other petty office thefts: share your stories

Ask A Manager

Workplace thefts are usually a lot pettier than Monday’s letter about the person who stole an intern’s jacket. Like this from a commenter recently: “I have a Bath and Body eucalyptus (mini) hand sanitizer next to my computer. Turns out someone has used it up, then refilled it with water so it wouldn’t look like it was used. It costs a buck.” ” Or this : “I had someone steal my pyrex dish once.

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New to HR? Here’s How to Continue Your HR Education


We all know that HR deals with a lot of paperwork. We learn the importance of documentation very early in our career. While taking care of our employees and companies is the most important item on. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR certification continuing education education

Reading a Novel: You Just Might Find A Surprise Role Model

Ms. Career Girl

I must have been about ten when I discovered the Sue Barton Nurse books. My older sister brought them home, but I was the one that devoured them. My mother worried that they were too sophisticated for me because they had a hint of romance.

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Is Behavioral Interviewing Dead? The Internet Said So.

HR Capitalist

Deep thoughts today, people. Deep thoughts. . Was at a conference last week and heard a keynoter basically proclaim the following (I'm paraphrasing): "Behavioral interviewing is dead. Just google the term and you'll find thousands of pages designed to help candidates beat behavioral interviewing.".

A Guide to the Future of Work, with Josh Bersin

The Undercover Recruiter

We sat down with Josh Bersin, the Founder of Bersin by Deloitte, to discuss where he believes the future of work is heading towards, and what the most important aspects to consider within that would be. Tell us about Bersin by Deloitte and what you do there. We study all aspects of HR in the. View Article. A Guide to the Future of Work, with Josh Bersin. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

I’m a recent grad and feel like I’m working too much

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I just graduated college in May, and landed a full-time job in my hometown in the perfect field for me, thanks to your help with resumes and cover letters! However, this job has turned out to be very different from what I expected — namely, there is no semblance of work-life balance, and I was hoping you could help me figure out what to do. Some background: my job is at an agency where our clients are working almost 24/7.

When Women Thrive At Work It’s Good for Everyone


New research shows that workplaces where women thrive are workplaces where everyone reports higher levels of satisfaction and support. Great Place to Work and Fortune found that “companies where women are thriving also tend to offer better workplace experiences for all employees.” ” What’s the difference? These companies had better benefits, better professional development programs and […] Source. HR pay gap wage gap

5 Things You Should Expect from a Manual Labor Job

Ms. Career Girl

It is still not common to meet a woman whose career centers on manual labor. Most women look for an office job or something that’s less physically demanding. That’s one of the reasons women are seen less often in such jobs as civil engineering, construction, and other careers that entail heavy labor.

How to cope with the need for external validation

Penelope Trunk

The reason I’m not homeless after basically taking a year off from writing is that I have been doing a lot of coaching. I say career coaching, but honestly, no one over 30 has a career problem. All problems that look like career problems are really something else.

15 Science-backed Tips for Writing Job Descriptions

The Undercover Recruiter

For many recruiters, hiring managers, or bootstrapping startups, hiring a new person is an incredibly important task. And while that statement may come as no surprise to those who have ventured to do it, the process itself can still have your reeling. Before you even think about the interview process or salary negotiation, you have. View Article. 15 Science-backed Tips for Writing Job Descriptions. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

update: my company’s accountant is nitpicking my pretty frugal travel expenses

Ask A Manager

Remember the letter last month from the person whose company accountant was nitpicking his travel expenses in the most ridiculous way ? If you didn’t read the comments, you missed this insane detail from the letter writer: “Actual comment at the last checkin with Bob, regarding a ~$12 tab at Chipotle: ‘Ordering extra guacamole is wasteful of member dues.'” ” Here’s the update. Thanks for writing a reply to my question!

Future Proof? Not Really!


Recently I was reading an article that talked about “future proof” jobs you can train for; that reminded me that I have a book in my office called The Future-Proof Workplace. Although it is full of. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR career future of work future proof

Perspectives on Failure: Your Role as a Manager

Ms. Career Girl

Failure is inevitable in the business world. No matter what, you’re going to encounter both isolated and widespread failure regularly throughout your career. That’s just the harsh reality of modern business.

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The mountains that you are carrying, you were only supposed to climb.” ” – Najwa Zebian. At work, and in business affairs generally, the biggest “buzzword” these days is “productivity.” It is easily translated to “making more with less.”

What Technology Can’t You Live Without as a Recruiter?

The Undercover Recruiter

Imagine having to find the best talent without the luxury of your computer or your phone. Now try to imagine having to manage your workday without social media, online tracking systems, scheduling programs and productivity tools. Impossible right? It’s no understatement to say that we have become dependant on technology. Things that once took hours. View Article. What Technology Can’t You Live Without as a Recruiter? Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.