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Be a Consultant, Not a Job Seeker nor Anything Like Your Competition

Competitive Resumes

Editor’s note: Be sure you pick up the updated, 118 Job Search Tips for the Modern Job Seeker in 2018! If you were unemployed and a LinkedIn user in 2008, you likely heard the advice to list your latest job as a self-employed consultant.

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We Don’t Have a Talent Shortage, We Have a Training Shortage

Evil HR Lady

I had the opportunity to be interviewed by Chris Rainey on the HR Leaders Podcast–and Youtube Channel. You can watch it below or listen to it on Apple Podcasts by clicking here. Give it a listen and tell me what you think.

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Swiss Saturday: The Red Light District

Evil HR Lady

When you think about Switzerland, you might think of Heidi, or of James Bond, or cows with bells. These things are all true, but you also have to think about legalized prostitution. Apparently, Basel has added these helpful signs, indicating the red light district.

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Elevate Your Executive Resume From Bland to BRAND

Executive Career Brand

So many executive job seekers let ho-hum passive verbs describe their sometimes extraordinary accomplishments. They use wimpy verbs like “Responsible for” and “Managed” in their LinkedIn profiles and executive resumes.

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From Teaching to Finance

Career Shifters

“I was becoming increasingly tired and frustrated. My life was heading off course.”. Leigh Cavanagh's profession had changed and he was resenting it. So he decided to quit – with no backup plan.

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📚 3 Things To Prepare For First Job Interviews

JobMob

How to make a good first impression in your first job interview with an employer. Photo by Ronald Cuyan. This is a guest post by Debra Wilson. If you’d also like to guest post here on JobMob, follow these guest post guidelines.

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Why You Need To Learn To Say No

Ms. Career Girl

When we’re at work, we usually want to please people and help out our colleagues as best we can in order to make a good impression. That means that even when helping others starts to have a negative impact on our own work and happiness, it can be difficult to say no.

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What Are the Worst Presents You’ve Received from a Boss or Co-Worker?

Evil HR Lady

Have you received a holiday present, only to find out that the cost was deducted from your paycheck? Or, been given a framed picture of the boss? What’s the worst present you’ve gotten from your boss or co-worker over the year? Or have you been pressured into giving a present to a supervisor only to receive nothing in return? Tell me your story! I’ve never gotten anything “bad” but as a Mormon, I don’t drink.

how to recognize a bad workplace … before you take the job

Ask A Manager

If you’ve ever worked for a bad manager or in a company that made you miserable, you’ve probably wondered how to ensure you avoid that in your next job. It can feel impossible to tell from the outside whether a job will become a nightmare once you’re in it, but if you pay attention, there are red flags during the interview process can warn you about danger. At U.S.

Google Analytics is Your Recruiting Secret Weapon

Blogging4jobs

As our work in recruitment and hiring becomes more digital, we need tools, reporting, and metrics that help us understand the needs, interests, and activities of our candidates for the positions we. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Recruiting Technology career site google analytics recruiting metrics

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Data Scientist – Most in Demand Jobs in Dubai

Imarticus Learning

Dubai is known for its wealth, and also is referred to as one of the most populated cities in the United Arab Emirates. Dubai is synonymous with new technology, innovations, and is considered as one of the richest countries in the world. If you have the right skill sets, then there are many opportunities that you will be able to bank on.

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She Works Hard for the Money: How to Put Your Education to Work for You

Ms. Career Girl

Here’s a truth nugget that will surprise no one: sometimes things don’t go the way we hope or plan for. This is evident in every area of life, including the professional sphere.

A New Study Finds Bad Managers Aren’t the Reason Employees Quit

Evil HR Lady

Good management is important. We all know this. In fact, multiple studies have shown that not getting along with a manager is often the strongest influence on employee engagement—and eventual departure. Or, at least, that’s what we thought. According to new research from IBM on why employees quit, the old HR adage “people don’t leave companies, they leave managers” is being called into question.

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update: my employees played a horrible prank on a coworker

Ask A Manager

We already have an update on yesterday’s post about the horrible prank where two employees made their coworker think she was being arrested for embezzlement, and terrified her to the point that she threw up from crying. Here’s the update, in which the letter-writer answers a lot of the questions that came up in the comment section yesterday. (In

How Important Is Passion?

Blogging4jobs

A recent Ask A Manager question got me thinking about the importance of passion at work. Allison’s reader asked if it was necessary to fake passion to get a job; if it was ever ok to not be all that enthusiastic about a potential gig. Allison responded that no, you don’t ever need to take […] Source. HR company culture passion work life balance

Python for Data Analysis Data Wrangling with Pandas

Imarticus Learning

Python is soon gaining a lot of popularity as a tool for data analysis. Python has evolved as a more mature tool offering flexibility, which one can enjoy without really sacrificing the functionality of older programs. Python is considered as the language for people working in the field of data science more specifically for data analysis. The objective of initiating any data analysis project is to create the highest quality of data, in the shortest possible time.

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Five Ways To Succeed As A Freelancer

Ms. Career Girl

While being a freelancer might seem like a dream job for many, it’s not as easy as it sounds. From choosing which path to take to thinking of how to reach your clients, there are numerous concerns that can make your freelance career challenging.

It’s Time for Tesla (and Everyone Else) to Take Racial Harassment Seriously

Evil HR Lady

“You don’t have a positive attitude !” ” or “ You’re not a team player !” ” or “It was just a joke. Everyone jokes.” ” Look, I’m a fan of positive attitudes, teamwork, and jokes, but when it comes to race in the workplace, foul language and treating people poorly because of their skin color or n ational origin is never, ever, not once appropriate.

bringing a date to the office holiday party, I don’t want to donate to a coworker’s GoFundMe, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Bringing a not-yet-serious date to the office holiday party. I work in an office of six people. My office holiday party is coming up, and we’re encouraged to bring a plus-one. I’ve been seeing one person for a couple weeks, and it will be up to a couple months (if it works out) by the holiday party. But there’s no guarantee this is a serious relationship.

It’s Possible to Help Employees Chase Their Dreams without Losing them

Blogging4jobs

Chase your Dreams. Follow your Passion. Find your Calling. These ideas are all out there in the world. Floating around in society for our employees to see, hear, read and quite frankly, feel. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

Cities to Consider for A Career in Finance

Imarticus Learning

The global demand for professionals in finance is on the rise. Specifically, as the global economy is rising from the downtime. As it continues to recover, there are gaps being discovered by the human resource development teams, in skills requirements and expertise. Now there are finance jobs that can be found in most cities around the world, but there is a huge difference in the skill set and sector where the opportunity arises. A career in finances in most cases is considered very lucrative.

Surviving the 4 Big Business Travel Disasters

Ms. Career Girl

The most important business trip of the year, and Sara Martin is in turmoil. Bad weather delayed her flights. Her bags didn’t make the new connection. Her phone battery just died. Now she has a blinding headache. Can anything save this travel disaster?

What Real People Want as a Gift From the Boss: We Asked Them

Evil HR Lady

A few years ago, we went out and asked real people what their bosses had given them as holiday presents that they actually appreciated. Because times change and people change, it was time to go out and ask again. Take a look at this list of gifts that have been a big hit.

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employee pronounces everything as a question, I goofed off at work and now I’m paranoid, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My employee pronounces everything as a question. One of my new hires has a habit of raising her voice and drawing out the end of a sentence as if it’s a question. Aside from this annoying me, I worry that she’s confusing clients and coming across as lacking confidence. e.g., telling a client “You can’t raise the teapot spout because it’s against regulationnns?”

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Perks at Work: Big Deal or a Little Luxury?

The Undercover Recruiter

When searching for a new role, prospective candidates are more often than not, sold by the incentives an employer offers. In recent years, employee perks have developed into integral factors of any office job, becoming less of a perk, and more of a necessity.

What is Data Analysis and Who Are Data Analysts?

Imarticus Learning

The process of assessing data using analytical and logical rationale, to inspect each detail and component of the data, can be described as data analysis. For example, you get a jigsaw puzzle and sort it in groups, it then becomes important that you analyse how the pieces in the group fit and progress towards the larger picture. Data analysis is the process of breaking down data, evaluating it for trends over a time period, comparing it with other sectors.

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How to Care for an Elderly Parent

Ms. Career Girl

If you’ve decided to keep your aging parent at home, you know the responsibility it entails. Whether they’re living in your house or still at their own, keeping all of their needs met can be difficult and demanding. Read through these tips to reduce your caregiving load. Talk to your siblings.

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Kevin Spacey: Netflix Can’t Fire Me

Evil HR Lady

In House of Cards, Kevin Spacey has the real talent for making the viewer root for a truly horrible person , Francis Underwood. But, can he get people behind him now? According to The Blast , Spacey is claiming that Netflix fired him too quickly after claims came out that he committed sexual misconduct with a then 14-year-old Anthony Rapp and that they don’t have the legal ability to do so.

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my coworker calls me his “work mom,” my employee keeps fake quitting, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworker keeps calling me his “work mom” My coworker is a very young 20-something man. He comes from a very sheltered background and is not very worldly. When he first started, the entire team took him under our wing to show him workplace norms and professional behavior. We work in healthcare education and interact with a diverse group of people.

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It’s What Heroes Do: Planning to Make a Difference in 2018

Blogging4jobs

As Human Resource professionals, we can sometimes feel we’re in a bind. Reacting to something someone has said or done. Working to fulfill business objectives – enabling and encouraging. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Executive HR planning Strategic Planning

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Importance of India’s Foreign Trade Policy

Imarticus Learning

Foreign trade , as the name suggests is trade between different countries, this can also be referred to as International Trade, or Inter Region trade. It is basically a guideline around import and export trades. The reason to have a foreign trade policy is to maintain a mutual agreement of wants and needs while trading. For a successful economic development of a country, a robust foreign trade policy is crucial.

Three Ways to Avoid Failed New Year’s Resolutions

Ms. Career Girl

As we prepare for the start of another new year, it would be easy to stick with the same common New Year’s resolutions. This is the year to realize that you make resolutions that will last more than a few weeks.

Sign Up Now: Employment Law Year in Review 2017

Evil HR Lady

This has been a crazy year as far as employment law is concerned. Sexual harassment, medical marijuana, the mark of the beast, you name it, it’s happened this year. And if you’re an HR practitioner or an attorney, or just really like to learn things, have I got the webinar for you.

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my team keeps coming to work hungover

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: What’s your take on being hungover at work? Specifically in an office situation where nothing truly bad will happen if someone has reduced concentration. I have a team of six reports at the moment, and over any given month, one or two of them will have a hangover each week. In my city there’s a culture of going out drinking after work, and in some of the worst offices I’ve worked previously a hangover is even seen as a badge of pride.

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