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Message to Executive Job Seekers :: Just Slow Down

Career Trend

This is a message to executive careerists in job transition :: Just slow down. It may be tempting to lean heavily upon inherent leadership skills in areas such as: executing rapid change; quickly navigating turbulence; and, making lightning-fast decisions.


Career Boosters: Mentors, Advocates and Sponsors

Ms. Career Girl

Building your career? You’ll need help. No matter how good you are at your job, you can’t sit around waiting to be noticed. As Sheryl Sandberg wrote in Lean In , the Tiara Strategy (head down, deliver great work, hope someone notices) rarely works.


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4 Easy Steps Toward Branding Your Business Through Volunteering

Ms. Career Girl

Advertising and marketing often comprise the largest portions of a small business’ expenses, especially when that business is just starting up.

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What If It Were Illegal to Keep Your Co-Worker’s Salary Secret?

Evil HR Lady

One of the things that I loved about being an HR data person was knowing how much money everyone else made. My very first HR job was as an HR admin for the head of Compensation, and I got to run reports for her, which meant I knew everyone’s salaries, including hers and my co-workers (who, incidentally, were much higher level than I was and had no idea about each other’s salaries).

my coworker got drunk on a business trip and his hangover was a problem the next day

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work in a financial role at a large company that does business across the country. I graduated from college and entered the workforce in my current role almost three years ago. My coworker (“Ted”) graduated from the same college a year after me and works in a different role at the company. Last week, we were tasked with traveling to our alma mater to interview candidates for entry-level positions.

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Layoffs? Did Someone Say Layoffs?

Competitive Resumes

Tis the season for layoffs. You might need a new job search in 2018. As we speak, there are companies putting the final touches on separation agreements and/or severance packages.

Getting Back Into Work Successfully After Having A Baby

Career Alley

If you a developing career, and a great job before you left to start a family; you might have thought about the returning process for a while now.

New Year, Better Finances: How to Spend Smart

Ms. Career Girl

Most of us would like to have some extra cash in hand – especially post-Christmas, when it’s often difficult to rein our spending back to sensible levels.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“When I marched in Selma, I felt my legs were praying.” ” – Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel. Every now and then there appears a person who reminds us of our highest aspirations.

Unwavering Value vs. Personal Brand

Career Trend

Wikipedia describes personal branding as “self-packaging” and as establishing a prescribed image or impression in the mind of others,” which is nice.

What Not to Say When Negotiating Salary

Professional Resume Services

There’s always a right and wrong time to negotiate salary, but there’s also things you should say and shouldn’t say. When you’ve made it through the interview phase and have an offer on the table, your method of negotiating will go a long way in getting the salary you believe you deserve.

Working at Home While Maintaining a Regular Job

Career Alley

For anyone that wants to make more money in 2018, finding a side-hustle or securing a second job are both common ways to grow your income. Career Opportunities Freelance work from home

Barbra Streisand : Funny Girl Gets Serious

Ms. Career Girl

If you watched the Golden Globes, you heard Barbra Streisand’s declaration among many others. “Time’s up.” ” And if you’re old enough to really know who Barbra Streisand is, you no doubt have pleasant memories of her music and movies.

An HR Viewpoint of Trump’s Bad Language

Evil HR Lady

By now the whole world has blown up over President Trump’s “sh!thole” thole” remark. It even caused a stir as foreign newspapers tried to figure out how to translate the word properly. Chinese media outlets are tightly controlled and have relatively little latitude when it comes to creative interpretations. The official Xinhua News Agency and other outlets translated the expletive as “fenkeng” — literally “cesspit.”

How Can We Attract More Women to Become Recruiters?

The Undercover Recruiter

By no means is the recruitment industry lacking women. It is an industry that is made up of a fine balance of both men and women. What we want our experts to discuss in this panel is more about the tangible and intangible benefits of taking up a career as a recruiter, and why women. View Article.

The Renegade Mindset: How To Stay True To What Matters To You

Career Shifters

In a world where the pressure to conform is all-consuming, how do you discover what you want, and then maintain the strength of mind to carve your own path? Natasha shares how to create the mindset shift you need to break the mould and stay on track for a career (and a life) you love

4 Job Search Tactics for Medical Professionals

Career Alley

Because of medical advances in technology and the growing elderly population, the healthcare field for Medical Professionals is booming these days. Career Opportunities Medical Careers Medical professionals

Rocking 2018 – The Habits of Highly Successful Women

Ms. Career Girl

As we head into 2018, there is hope that this year is a watershed moment for women in business. Between #MeToo and hopeful gains on equal pay for equal work, it is high time that women get treated fairly in the workplace. We saw a record 56 women on the list of the world’s billionaires.

Sam’s Club and Walmart Face a PR Disaster Caused by Bad HR

Evil HR Lady

Walmart: Everything is awesome! Raises and bonuses for all! Also Walmart: Shh, we’re closing 53 Sam’s Clubs. Don’t look! On the same day, people. And they didn’t even tell all the Sam’s club employees that they were being laid off before the poor people arrived to work and found the doors locked. Everyone is calling this a PR disaster. I’m calling it an HR disaster.

how can I get a coworker to take computer classes, new desks don’t work with skirts, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. How can I get a coworker to take computer classes? My company recently hired a new employee, “Jane.” ” She’s not my subordinate, but I’ve helped train her, which makes this whole situation awkward. Jane is basically computer illiterate.

From Sales to Ethical Underwear

Career Shifters

“After leaving my corporate role, I couldn't possibly have imagined that I'd now have my own underwear brand.”. Lily Chong was ready to do something new in her career, but she didn't know what that could be.

8 Benefits of A Video Resume

Career Alley

A video resume is a developing trend that job seekers pursue to stand out among others. A video resume gives a more precise representation of your personality or attitude than the conventional hard-copy resume. Resumes Resume Video Resume Visual Resume


Ms. Career Girl

Today’s the final day of the four-day CES® in Las Vegas, Nevada. We’ve been taking in all the amazing new technology, as well as an array of gadgets designed to make our lives more efficient, our work more productive, and sometimes just simply more playful. There’s 2.5

5 Tips for a Stronger Sick Leave Policy

Evil HR Lady

According to United Press International , 37 percent of Americans say they would go to work sick because they lack a sick leave policy that allows them to take time off to recover. At least 25 percent actually do show up sick. Sure, you might think it’s great to have employees that want to work so hard they’ll work while sick, but one sick employee can wreak havoc on your workplace. A mild fever and cough for one employee can land another in the hospital.

my boss is the department joke — and I don’t want to be in on it

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’ve worked in the same division for nine years and was recently promoted to assistant manager. I am now directly supervised by our director, “Harriet.” ” In my new role, I attend more events and trainings at headquarters. At a training, I met several other directors who made it very clear that they think my boss is an idiot. The thing is, Harriet is kind of an idiot.

What Careers Suit Your Personality?

Corn on the Job

There are so many careers out there to suit so many different people. Work is a place for your personality really to thrive. If you’re somewhere you hate, this just isn’t going to happen.


Jobs in the New Year: Demand Outweighs Supply

The Undercover Recruiter

A third of Brits make New Year’s resolutions, and while hitting the gym or kicking that smoking habit to the curb often top the list, the promise of applying for a new job or pursuing a new career path is top of many people’s New Year’s Resolution wish lists. But which month actually gives your.


5 In-Person Networking Tips for Job Seekers

Ms. Career Girl

Maybe you were laid off last fall and are still looking for a new job. Or, perhaps you have set a goal for the new year of finding a better career opportunity. Either way, you can’t expect the next great career move to fall into your hands while you are aimlessly reviewing online job boards.

How I Increased My LinkedIn Views By 10x Almost Immediately

Evil HR Lady

For almost as long as I’ve been writing on the internet, I’ve been sharing my posts on LinkedIn. To be honest, I did so because it was easy. I just clicked on the little button above and that was that. I never expected many people to see what I wrote, because each update was only seen by a small fraction of my connections.

Why "Get Focused/Do Better/Play Harder" is a Horrible Coaching Strategy.

HR Capitalist

In the business and sports world, there's a huge coaching crutch that's often said, but rarely means anything. Get Focused.Do Better.Play Harder". You hear the first two (and versions of those two) often in the business world.


Dangers of Working in Construction

Corn on the Job

There are a lot of dangers that come with working in construction.

Career Zingers #8: Constructing Our Career

David Zinger

Career Zinger: Constructive Thinking Trumps Positive and Negative Thinking. Art at Louvre Museum in Doha – David Zinger. I am not a fan of either positive thinking or negative thinking because they are both shallow and too one-sided.

Infographic Resumes: Are They Right for Executives?

Resume Writing

I hear you. You are considering getting yourself one of those nifty new info-graphic resumes. No kidding. I love them, too! Truly fascinating and so visually appetizing. I am thrilled to see the recruiting and career services industry embrace more creative career marketing tools.

How to Help Employees Struggling Outside the Office

Evil HR Lady

With the festivity of the holidays behind us, the upcoming winter months can be difficult. Five percent of Americans suffer from seasonal affective disorder , and more than 14 million adults suffer from depression, which can be exacerbated by short winter days. Some things are personal and it’s best to stay removed, but if you notice that an employee is struggling with life outside of work, pay attention.