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What You Need To Know About Getting Your Business on Wikipedia (And Keeping It There)

Ms. Career Girl

Depending on when you check, Wikipedia usually takes one of the top 10 places on Alexa Internet’s definitive ranking of the world’s most popular websites.

Put Your Leadership Skills To Good Use As One Of These Leaders

Career Alley

We are always being told about the different skills, knowledge, and characteristics that make the perfect kinds of employees. Career advice Leadership

We’re pleased to offer another new “Model Letter”:

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Requesting a Shorter Garden Leave”. Employees seeking to resign and move on to better opportunities in their careers are often faced with a stumbling block: a “Garden Leave” obligation that requires they remain with their present employer for 30, 60, 90 or more days.

Job Search is Like Strength Training – Heavy Lifting is Required

Competitive Resumes

photo credit People don’t like heavy lifting or soreness when it comes to physical training. As a former personal trainer, few people are willing to buy into the commitment it takes to achieve their goals.

How to Use Personal Branding to Your Advantage

Professional Resume Services

Every executive has heard and knows about the importance of c-level personal branding. With all else being equal when it comes to experience and expertise, it is a person’s personal brand that sets them apart from the rest.

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President’s Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“A man who wants to lead the orchestra. must turn his back on the crowd.” ” – Max Lucado. The Presidency is a kind of podium. It is an opportunity to lead. It promises nothing but the opportunity to lead by vision, example and inspiration. Today in the U.S.

Swiss Saturday: Moving

Evil HR Lady

So, the Evil Family is moving. We’re just moving to a different suburb of Basel, but it means a change in town. In the US, you pack up and you move. You change your driver’s license address and your car registration and all that jazz, but there’s no official reporting in and out. In Switzerland, that is different. Yesterday, I went to our current township office to deregister.

Books to Unwind with this Weekend

Ms. Career Girl

When you’re a trailblazing #girlboss, it’s not easy to completely unplug from the work world during the weekend.

Five Unusual Career Paths

Career Alley

Maybe Accounting or Marketing is not for you, or maybe you just want to do something different. Career Opportunities Unusual Careers

Time For A Career Change? 11 Uncomfortable Signs You Need To Make A Shift

Career Shifters

You’re thinking about a new career. But how do you know if you really need a change? Are these feelings just normal ups and downs, or are they warning flags you need to pay attention to? Check out our guide to the most important clues you're in the wrong career. How many feel familiar

How to Write a Marketing Resume?

Corn on the Job

Marketing is all about presentation. It’s that main factor which acts as a magnet and attracts every other customer to buy a certain product. Generally, every business needs a marketing team to effectively advertise its products or services and steal the show from its competitors.

Why I Always Followed up with People Who Didn’t Sign Severance Papers (General Releases)

Evil HR Lady

Earlier this week, I was on the Hostile Work Environment Podcast , which is an awesome podcast that you should all listen to. It’s funny and informative, and they owe me $1000 or something. Joking.). We were officially discussing this post, My Co-Worker Gave Me a $1000 Present , but I also shared a story from my days when I was laying people off. We laid off an executive. True layoff–he’d done nothing wrong–his position had been eliminated.

Just Sit – Meditation Made Simple

Ms. Career Girl

I’ve tried getting into meditation several times in the past. Every time, it ends with me giving up. My reasoning might have been – this is too weird. I’m too busy and this is taking too long. There’s no way I can silence my mind. We’re both chatter boxes. Zzzzzzzzz.

6 Things Recruiters Can Learn From the Winter Olympics

The Undercover Recruiter

In whatever market, and at whatever level, recruiters will always tell you that they’re not surprised by anything anymore.

From Business Management to Portfolio Career

Career Shifters

“I genuinely thought I was the only person in the world to have made such a huge mistake with their choice of career.”. Sheridan Hall had sleepwalked into a career she never really wanted.

Is Your Career At The Mercy Of Your Personal Finance Record?

Corn on the Job

Studies conducted recently by the Society of Human Resource Management reveal that most human resource managers identify poor work performance in employees with personal finance troubles. So, is your career really at the mercy of your personal finance? The answer is yes.

Companies are Reducing Employee Stress by Doing this One Simple Thing

Evil HR Lady

Do you have $500 you could access for an emergency? If you do, you’re in the minority of Americans. According to a 2017 Bankrate survey, 59 percent of us don’t have $500 to cover an emergency. The problem is, savings or not, emergencies happen. Car accidents, broken furnaces, or an emergency room visit for a sick child. Not having the money to cover these things causes your employees stress.

3 Unusual Weekend Activities You Should Try When In Costa Rica

Ms. Career Girl

Costa Rica is the poster child for the vast Central American region. It is the land of sun, fun and a million places to explore. Whether you are seeking adventure, exploring nature, or just out to get some sun, Costa Rica has it all.

Does Virtual Reality Have a Place in Recruitment?

The Undercover Recruiter

What is the most “difficult” part of recruiting? The part when the selected candidates have to come for an in-person interview with the manager of the company. This is rather tricky because the company has to come up with a schedule that suits both the manager and candidates alike.

Career Zingers #17: Be Ignorant

David Zinger

Ignorance is essential for authentic career development. Bench and Pier at Hilton Head (David Zinger 2018). Ignorance means not knowing. Stupidity is thinking you know when you don’t.

Your City or County Probably Doesn't Break Even On Amazon Distribution Center Jobs.

HR Capitalist

With all the talk about Amazons's 2nd Headquarters campaign and where that project will land, it seems appropriate to examine the economic impact of the less lofty Amazon distribution center.

The Ultimate Guide to Handling Office Bullies

Evil HR Lady

When my daughter was in first grade, she came home complaining about a girl who bullied her. I went to the teacher and explained and asked that she keep an eye on the situation. A few days later the teacher reported that my daughter was mistaken–there was no bad behavior. Upon further questioning, the teacher admitted that she stood in the center of the playground during recess so she could keep an eye on everything. But, there had been no pushing or shoving!

7 Tips for Trouncing the Job Competition in an Upbeat Economy

Ms. Career Girl

The good news is that the economy is robust. Employers are in a hiring mode. The bad news is that the competition is fierce. Skilled workers who had to shelter in place at lackluster jobs during the economic downturn are now looking to move.

9 Ways to Eliminate HR Bias with Artificial Intelligence

The Undercover Recruiter

Many discussions have been held on the role of artificial intelligence in HR. HR professionals and thought leaders say that it will accelerate economic growth in the coming few years. By adopting this technology, HR managers and recruiters are becoming more efficient and productive.

What To Expect In A 21st Century Workplace

Corn on the Job

One of the biggest challenges that faces employers and HR departments across the world is the slow adaptation to change by their staff. Sometimes, wide scale corporate change is necessary, but the workplace culture doesn’t catch up according to a study by Forbes.

President's Day is a Time to Reflect - About What Your Official Holidays Are. (Bonus - My Top 5 Presidents)

HR Capitalist

Happy President's Day, suckers. Who's actually off on President's Day? More people than you might think. Check out this graph of the percentage of US offices closed on various holidays (email subscribers, click through if you don't see the graph below): Let's talk about that graph.

The NLRB Says Google Did Not Violate Discrimination Laws in Firing James Damore

Evil HR Lady

In August, Google fired engineer James Damore for an internal memo he wrote which questioned the role of biology in career choice. He wondered if the reason there were fewer women in tech than one might expect had more to do with innate differences between men and women than with discrimination, and, in fact, Google’s drive to increase the number of women in the company led to discrimination against men.

5 Local Resources You Need for the Sake of Your Business

Ms. Career Girl

Everyone and their mother loves to chime in with half-remembered statistics of how businesses fail in the first two years — or was it five? So much encouragement surrounds you as begin this venture. Family members raise their eyebrows while friends encourage you to do what you love.

5 Things to Avoid When Posting Job Ads

The Undercover Recruiter

Are you a recruiter or hiring manager who believes that job boards are a thing of the past? If so, you’re not alone. However, not being alone doesn’t necessarily make you right. According to Statistic Brain, 35.5%


Call to Career

f you are like many people, you regularly apply for jobs online as part of your job search. But you may not know what you are doing wrong. It seems simple enough. You find posted openings and then submit your resume. But given the fact that millions of other people are doing the same thing, this may not be enough to land you the job that you want. Here are five common mistakes that many job seekers make when they are job hunting online: Blog

weekend free-for-all – February 24-25, 2018

Ask A Manager

This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. This one is truly no work and no school.). Book recommendation of the week: Asymmetry , by Lisa Halliday.

5 Steps to Take in the Wake of a Data Security Breach

Evil HR Lady

Equifax, Target and Yahoo each suffered a massive data security breach that made their customers vulnerable. While you may think you are safe because your customer data isn’t nearly as interesting as these giant corporations, nothing could be farther from the truth. Hackers love small businesses because they tend to be easier to attack. According to CNBC, hackers have already breached 14 million small businesses in the United States.

Visibility Is Crucial to Developing Star Employees


Research consistently finds that employees across the generational spectrum believe that one of a manager’s fundamental roles is to support the development of his or her employees. And yet, in most. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Experienced HR employee development leadership

Why Apprenticeships and Youth are Important to EY

The Undercover Recruiter

One of the ‘Big Four’, EY is among the biggest global professional service firms in the world, so recruiting young talent is a must-do in order to maintain a real consistent stream of talent.