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Friendship Redefined: Are You Ready to Level Up?

Ms. Career Girl

If you ask your parents and grandparents what it takes to be a friend, their answers may be quite different than the way the current vernacular reflects the word friend.

2020 226

The Executive Interview: Tips to Get You Through the Process and Win the Job

Professional Resume Services

Don’t freak out! Even if you haven’t interviewed for a job in years, there are plenty of things you can do to show a potential employer that you are THE best candidate for the job.

2020 153

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15 Summer Releases for your TBR List

Ms. Career Girl

It’s finally summertime! And even though a lot of us are stuck at home, that doesn’t mean we can’t find some time in our busy schedules to take a break. Let these anticipated summer releases drift you away to a literary vacation full of adventure, heartbreak, and romance. We Came Here to Shine .

2020 282

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“If you find a face mask to be too uncomfortable, it is not likely you will find a ventilator any easier.” ” – Stephanie, an Emergency Room Nurse. What more is there to say? Some people don’t like wearing car seat belts, and feel it is an infringement on their freedom.

2020 158

Swiss Sunday: Rigidity

Evil HR Lady

Photo by Heiner. In the past, I’ve praised the Swiss school system , and there is much to admire. The Kindergarten concept is world-class, and every child should be so lucky as to attend a Swiss-style kindergarten. In Swiss Kindergarten, children focus on social skills.

2020 225

Dealing with Depression and Negative Mindset in Job Search

Executive Career Brand

These are difficult times for all of us. The pandemic, the heightened focus on racial injustices, and the overriding political divisiveness we’re experiencing pushes many people into a negative mindset, or even job search depression.

2020 156

What I Didn’t Know About Symbols and Should Have

Ms. Career Girl

This past week, I received a text from my husband who was working downstairs. Please bring me another t-shirt ASAP!” Confused, I ran to the closet, pulled out one of his many grey t-shirts and headed down stairs – baffled by his request and assuming that he had spilled coffee.

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Workplace 2020 – The Year of the “Hybrid” Working Environment

Professional Resume Services

While many Americans started 2020 commuting to their jobs, the onset of a global pandemic quickly showed just as many that their jobs can be done from remote locations.

2020 130

You Don’t Have to Give it All to Show True Leadership

Evil HR Lady

Photo by Kasumi Loffler. If you want to build employee loyalty, consider the example of Texas Roadhouse CEO Kent Taylor. He just donated his $800.000 in salary and bonuses to help keep his employees during the shutdown. Texas Roadhouse hasn’t had to lay anyone off or cut anyone’s pay.

2020 208

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Doubt is an uncomfortable condition, but certainty is a ridiculous one.” ” – Voltaire. So much in our lives seems to be “up in the air.” So much seems unsettled, if not unsettling.

2020 130

Why scale is an important ingredient of your resume accomplishments

Cube Rules

Simply put: In your resume accomplishments, size matters. If you think about it, what you and the hiring manager are doing is seeing if there is a good fit for you on the team – one of the only three things every interview question is about.

2020 130

Did Coronavirus Send You to the Unemployment Line? How One Candidate is Bouncing Back

Professional Resume Services

Adam has spent the last 10 years building a successful career as an innovative Information Technology Manager for a major Tier 1 automotive supplier.

2020 130

The Hairdressers with Coronavirus Didn’t Infect Anyone Else. This is Great News for Your Business

Evil HR Lady

Photo by Engin Akyurt. You probably heard about the two hairstylists from Great Clips that worked while symptomatic with Coronavirus. 140 clients and seven coworkers were exposed. It was an outbreak waiting to happen, and guess what? It didn’t happen.

2020 208

Father’s Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: he believed in me.”. – Jim Valvano. All dads know the truth: being a father is all about giving. This is the day you hope to hear, just this once, “Thanks.” Hold on to that thought; it may be a year before you hear it again.

2020 130

Want to be Less Stressed Out? More Productive? Try This.

Ms. Career Girl

What strange and uncertain times we are living in, but there are some upsides to working from home. Not battling the morning commuter traffic is definitely one of them. What are you doing with all that extra time you have in the mornings?

2020 219

From Teacher to Care Practitioner

Career Shifters

“The feeling of constantly chasing my tail became overwhelming.”. One Monday morning, Michael Pearce pulled over in his car on his way to work. He realised he couldn't face going in again, and within a week he'd handed in his notice.

2020 166

Bear in Mind The Difference in State Laws If You Drive For Work

Jobacle

Around 115 million vehicles hit the road every day in the U.S, and the vast majority of these do so for work-related reasons. You don’t necessarily have to be a truck driver to rack up a few miles every day.

2020 151

What to Do If Your Managers Are Asking Recruiters to Discriminate

Evil HR Lady

Adam Karpiak recruits for a living. He’s also an influencer in the HR world. He recently asked recruiters on LinkedIn if they’ve ever received racist requests from clients–both overtly and covertly. They responded, and it’s not a pretty picture.

2020 180

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“This tiger you don’t drive; this tiger you must ride until it goes to sleep.” ” – Infectious Disease Expert. There are some things in life that we just cannot control. Instead, we must accept them in our lives until they give up control. Like a hurricane coming toward us.

2020 130

8 Mistakes to Avoid If You’re Job Hunting During COVID-19 

Ms. Career Girl

Are you one of the millions who lost employment during the recent COVID-19 pandemic? If so, you have probably reworked your resume and are anxiously searching internet boards.

2020 214

From Civil Engineer to Furniture Maker

Career Shifters

“I felt creatively unfulfilled.”. Not being able to see projects through to the end in her role left Honor Dalrymple feeling frustrated. So, craving greater ownership and creativity, she made a bold leap and retrained in something she'd never tried before. Here's her inspiring story

2020 148

4 Essential Steps To Take When An Injury Happens In The Workplace

Jobacle

An estimated 2.3 million workers succumb to work-related injuries each year, according to the International Labour Organization. This equates to an average of over 6,000 casualties a day.

2020 141

The Real HR Show: The Burnout is Catching up with US

Evil HR Lady

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2020 172

The Complete Guide To Passing Your Next Psychometric Test

Career Advice Guy

Typically, the first step of any candidate interview process is a Psychometric Test that has been designed to give an idea. Read More. The post The Complete Guide To Passing Your Next Psychometric Test appeared first on The Career Advice Guy. Psychometric

2020 88

Six Ways to Bring Calm into Your Home When the World Is Full of Chaos

Ms. Career Girl

From the global devastation of COVID-19 to the national grief, horror, and widespread protests set off by the killing of George Floyd, the world is reeling with chaos. No wonder waves of fear, pain, and uncertainty are infiltrating our thoughts and emotions—and thus, our homes.

2020 179

“How Do I Stop Shutting Down All My Ideas?”

Career Shifters

In need of career headspace, Josh left his job and took time out to travel. He’s returned with a list of ideas. and an even longer list of excuses not to explore them. When you’re more comfortable with facts than uncertainty, how do you start searching for what could be a dream career

2020 148

HR Book Review: The Office (The Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s: An Oral History).

HR Capitalist

On my summer reading list is The Office: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s: An Oral History. I originally grabbed the book because it presented an opportunity to connect with my youngest son, who like a lot of kids, has consumed the entire series 3+ times on Netflix.

2020 84

Can You Hear Kids on Your Zoom Calls? Don’t Fire the Parents

Evil HR Lady

In the pre-Covid days, it was absolutely reasonable to tell an employee that someone else must be taking care of the children while you are working. Telecommuting does not mean caring for your children while building a marketing plan.

2020 154

Eight Psychometric Assessment Publishers You Need To Know About Before Your Next Aptitude Test

Career Advice Guy

Psychometric or Aptitude Testing is a prevalent part of the job interview process across the world. Companies want to know what. Read More. The post Eight Psychometric Assessment Publishers You Need To Know About Before Your Next Aptitude Test appeared first on The Career Advice Guy.

2020 88

Relocating For Your Job During COVID-19

Ms. Career Girl

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the economy nationwide, leaving many unemployed or furloughed — even those in senior positions. Efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak meant a large part of the country were mandated to shelter at home, essentially bringing business to a halt.

2020 167

From CEO to Academic, Writer and Consultant

Career Shifters

“I was under immense stress.”. Drained by an impossible situation, Deborah Gordon was grateful when the opportunity to move on arose.

2020 139

8 Out of 10 Employees Feel Overwhelmed and Overworked

The Undercover Recruiter

For most, work looks and feels different today than it did just a few months ago—and we’re not talking about working from home. A new study by VitalSmarts shows 58.6 percent of employees have experienced either a reduction or a restructure that changed the dynamic and size of their team.

2020 82

How the Employee Relations Job Function is Changing: A Look at the HR Acuity Benchmark Study

Evil HR Lady

Just what does the employee relations department do all day? This is the type of question that if you ask an ER person directly, it may result in a pointed glare or perhaps weeping as the employee relations expert sinks into a chair. It’s been a rough few months.

2020 151

How to Prepare For Your Next Psychometric Test

Career Advice Guy

Whether you like it or not, psychometric testing will be part of your next job interview process. The results from either. Read More. The post How to Prepare For Your Next Psychometric Test appeared first on The Career Advice Guy. Psychometric

2020 88

Two out of Three Millennial Women Say Access to Role Models and Mentors at Would Increase their Confidence at Work

Ms. Career Girl

Tone Networks, a digital executive coaching platform for women, announced today findings from a national survey that shows executive coaching and access to role models and mentors could be the link to lowering stress levels and increasing workplace confidence amongst Millennial women.

2020 147

Protesters in Boston are setting off fireworks all night every night. And it’s working.

Penelope Trunk

Right after George Floyd was killed, there were fireworks in my neighborhood. All night long. I live in Roxbury, on a sliver of Boston between two gang territories. So I assumed the noise was gunshots. But a few days later, fireworks actually lit up the sky. At 1am.

2020 114

Workplaces of the Future Must Take Responsibility for Employee Health and Wellbeing

The Undercover Recruiter

Pre-COVID, employers were already beginning to evolve their workplaces, modeling them after the big tech employers.

2020 73