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6 Ways You Fail to Show Personality on Your Resume

Ms. Career Girl

When you’re a recruiter, sometimes you cannot but marvel at the uniformity of most candidates’ resumes. In most cases, you can tell one from another only by a name at the top. For some reason, most candidates write generic resumes even if they themselves aren’t generic people.

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Do We Place Too Much Emphasis on the Interview?

Evil HR Lady

When I was at HR Tech in Amsterdam, I got a chance to talk with the folks at Oracle about things I’m passionate about. Yes, I am this much fun at parties too. The post Do We Place Too Much Emphasis on the Interview? appeared first on Evil HR Lady. Exclusive EHRL

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When #MeToo and Sexual Harassment Revelations Trigger PTSD at the Office, What Do You Do?

Evil HR Lady

Yesterday, another two public officials resigned due to sex scandals and their resignations seem a bit backward. The first, Al Franken (D-Minn) had photos of him inappropriately touching women. He, however, denied that he’d really done anything really wrong, saying, “I also think it gave some people the false impression that I was admitting to doing things that in fact I haven’t done. Some of the allegations against me are simply not true. Others I remember very differently.”

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Job Search News – December 8, 2017

Competitive Resumes

This is your job search news – THE HOLIDAY JOB SEARCH ADVICE EDITION- with articles and resources centered around learning so enjoy! I’ve read them, and you can feel free to comment on them in any form you’d like. Leave a message on the “send voicemail” button on your right.

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The Career Changer’s Guide To Informational Interviews: How To Find Clarity, One Conversation At A Time

Career Shifters

Informational interviews are one of the most powerful tools you can use to move your shift forward. But how do you find interesting people to speak to? What questions should you ask? And if you don't have any career ideas yet, how can interviews help you get inspired?

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Best of the Year Executive Resume Writing Tips and Strategies

Executive Career Brand

Are you convinced you can write your own executive resume? Maybe you can. If you’ve been in on the hiring process at your company for some time, and have been in a position to review resumes of candidates, you may have a good handle on what should and shouldn’t be in a resume. […].

From Hedge Funds to Ethical Food

Career Shifters

“I had no passion for what I was doing.”. Jenny Costa enjoyed her work, but there was something missing. Here, she shares how she overcame impatience, lack of funds and a slow growth curve to turn her fascination into a fulfilling career

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Want to Freelance? Setting and Sticking to Targets is Crucial.

Ms. Career Girl

Maybe you’re also one of those people who embarked on the full-time freelancing journey with great excitement, only to realise that there’s still room for growth when it comes to your self-management skills.

The 2017 Employment Law Year in Review

Evil HR Lady

Did you miss the best webinar EVER? You might have because it became so popular we had to turn people away, as the system would only support so many people at once. But, don’t fret! We recorded it. It’s amazing.

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How To Stand Up For Yourself at Work

Jobacle

Figuring out how to stand up for yourself at work might provoke anxiety in even the bravest of workers, but ensuring that you feel valued in the workplace is absolutely essential.

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Why Finance Pros Are Turning to Automation

Water Cooler Wisdom

Are  financial  experts afraid of automation? Not exactly. If you talk to many of them, you’ll hear that technology has actually changed their jobs for the better and has positively impacted  how they work in their organization  by eliminating manual processes, increasing accuracy and efficiency, and facilitating valuable customer interactions. I rounded up some of the best thoughts on automation from big timers in the industry. Here’s what they had to say.

What is the Learning Curve for Python Language?

Imarticus Learning

Most people will tell you that Python is the easiest languages to learn and should be one of the first languages that you should learn when considering a career in programming. Well, they are mostly right, parting with the good piece of advice. And most probably you should take these comments seriously.

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Why Encouraging Employees to Take Vacation Matters

Ms. Career Girl

Entrepreneurs know what it means to put their nose to the grindstone and work hard to realize their dreams. It’s easy to get caught up in meeting daily business needs that never stop, and it’s more difficult to realize when you need to stop and take a break.

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Ineffective HR Makes Sexual Harassment Thrive. Here’s How to Fix it.

Evil HR Lady

Is your HR department effective at stopping sexual harassment , or are they like many of the companies described by The New York Times, “ineffective”? There are many reasons why HR can’t put a stop to all discrimination and harassment (of all kinds, not just sexual harassment), but we can change that. Here are the problems and solutions. Problem: “HR’s client is the company, which means that HR is supposed to protect the company’s interests.”

employee is torturing her office mate with constant questions, sending a holiday card to your job interviewer, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My employee bothers her office mate with constant questions. I manage two employees who share an office. One is a long-term employee and stellar worker. She bit the bullet and volunteered to share her office because we needed the space. The other position is a new employee in an entry-level assistant role. My more seasoned employee has been venting that the assistant peppers her with many imposing questions.

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Employee Engagement and Burnout: The Best Resource Ever

David Zinger

The absolute best book I have ever read and studied on burnout is 35 years old this year. Christina Maslach, an exceptional psychologist, wrote Burnout – The Cost of Caring. Below is a picture of my book with a well worn cover and a lot of underlining and notes on the inside.

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Data Analytics Market Growth and Scope Analysis in 2018

Imarticus Learning

There is a lot of growth and evolution that is witnessed in the field of data analytics in the recent years. One has observed a fast growth of Machine Learning and Deep Learning , and hence you will see a big change in the trends of 2018 for Business Intelligence and Data Analytics.

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Tips For Using Video To Promote or Monetize Your Website

Ms. Career Girl

Have you experimented with putting videos on YouTube, but seen little results compared to your efforts? That’s frustrating for sure. Because whether you have a blog, a more traditional online store, or are just present on social media, video can be very effective.

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What Are the Right Retirement Benefits for Your Business?

Evil HR Lady

If you want to attract quality talent, your business needs to offer the right retirement benefits. Sometimes, small companies think there isn’t much they can provide, but that’s incorrect. There are plenty of choices out there for you and your employees. Here are a few. Pensions. When you think about retirement, defined benefit plans—also known as pensions—might come to mind. These are very popular in government jobs and used to be standard at big businesses.

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should I hang my degree in my office, employee invited a toxic guest to our holiday party, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Should I hang my degree up in my office? I’m starting a new job next week that I’m VERY excited about. A great opportunity for a great company. I’m also about to finish a Master’s degree program I’ve worked very hard for over the past two years, while working a full-time career job.

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VIDEO: Using BHAGs as a Goal Setting Technique for High Performers.

HR Capitalist

Big, hairy, audacious goals, or BHAGs, are visionary, strategy statements designed to focus a group of people around a common initiative.

How and When to Follow Up After Your Executive Job Application

Professional Resume Services

It’s human nature to want to receive a response very shortly after sending in your executive resume for a job application. However, the reality is an HR manager likely has to filter through hundreds of resumes on top of their other job duties, so a quick response rarely happens.

Tired and Hungry? 5 Delicious Dinner Recipes You Can Make Tonight!

Ms. Career Girl

What’s for dinner? Dinner time. After a long day at work, your brain is tired and your stomach is growling. You need something fast, tasty, and easy for dinner. These 5 go-to recipes get a great dinner on the table in no time!

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Dilemma of the Month: Drug Testing New Hires

Evil HR Lady

We drug test new hires at my company. When a potential employee’s test comes back positive it’s easy enough to rescind the offer, but we had a candidate have a test returned “negative but diluted” and we rescinded the offer. The candidate had already given two weeks’ notice at his current company and they won’t take him back. Did we do the right thing? To read the answer, click here: Dilemma of the Month: Drug Testing New Hires.

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Downsizing During the Holidays: A Sign of Bad Planning?

Blogging4jobs

These past two weeks my Twitter feed has been full of announcements from colleagues about being let go, or having just missed being on the chopping block, while dozens of others found themselves out of a job. Yes, it’s holiday layoffs season again! Every year thousands of Americans are downsized, laid off, or just plain […] Source. HR end of year planning layoffs

R or Python? Consider Learning both to become a Data Scientist.

Imarticus Learning

To excel in the data science profession, it becomes imperative that one starts making efforts in sharpening their skills to full potential, by not only understanding the underlying models of data science, but escalating their knowledge in programming tools as well. When it comes to programming, the most talked about the debate is between R and Python enthusiasts, claiming one over the other, with reasons and by listing down the advantages of one over other.

update: I didn’t get a job because I was a bully in high school

Ask A Manager

Remember the letter-writer who was blocked from a job by someone who she’d bullied in high school ? Here’s the update. I know you didn’t solicit an update, but I felt compelled to send one. I’d written you in the spring because I was having trouble breaking into a niche industry in which a high school classmate I’d bullied was a rock star. I wanted to know if you thought apologizing would help me get a job.

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From Boxes to Bricks, How Women Can Break Into Male Dominated Careers

Ms. Career Girl

Recently, I had the good fortune of winning DHL’s Safe Driving Rodeo competition – a contest that assessed the driving performance of 640 of the company’s couriers from all across the country.

Queen Elizabeth Shows How a True Leader Reacts to Criticism

Evil HR Lady

Queen Elizabeth II has managed to make the British Royalty what most of the world thinks of when they think about Royal Families. When she turned 90 in 2016, 76 percent of British Adults were in favor of keeping the monarchy and 75 percent said that the monarchy has an important role to play in the future. Compare that to British Prime Minister Theresa May’s approval rating of 34 percent. . Why is the Queen so popular when politicians struggle?

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6 Great Resume Resources

Career Alley

every hiring manager is different and may have different preferences in terms of resume formats and their review process. Resumes Careers

Impact of Big Data on the World

Imarticus Learning

Big data has created and is continuing to create a lot of buzz in not only the technology arena but across the globe. It promises big changes, big interventions, big innovations, big integration with and within our daily lives. But how big is Big Data? now that is a question which can be answered with different connotations. How big is big? it is always relative to whom the question is being asked.

don’t make these 6 mistakes at work this month

Ask A Manager

Holidays at work can present some etiquette landmines if you’re not careful — like taking way too much interest in the date your coworker brought (or didn’t bring) to the office holiday party, or inadvertently assuming other people share your religious faith. At U.S. News & World Report today, I talk about six mistakes that people often make at work this month, and how to avoid them. You can read it here. You may also like: how do I recover from a huge, fireable mistake at work?

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9 Powerful Lessons We Can Learn from the Sun

Ms. Career Girl

As you rise out of bed every day, the sun also rises, and when the earth turns on its axis to give sunlight to the other side of the globe, you also retire from the day’s work and go to bed.

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5 HR Best Practices That Never Go Out of Style

Evil HR Lady

Remember when there was no Human Resources Department or HR best practices? There was simply a “personnel department,” often led by a stern person in a stuffy suit (at least according to television and movies). Personnel did hiring and firing and managed the “steno pool.” ” Now we have Human Resources, but we still use some of those old school best practices — although hopefully, we aren’t unpleasant! Here are five best practices that never go out of style.