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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“People start to heal the moment they feel heard.” ” – Cheryl Richardson. It is so, so true.

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Tips for Acing Your Phone Interview

Ms. Career Girl

This Ms Career Girl classic was originally published in 2012. Still full of great tips, check it out! In today’s competitive job market, it’s important to make the best of every opportunity.

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Social Media – Is it Really Bad For Us?

Ms. Career Girl

So, is social media bad for us? For some, the mere mention of the phrase “social media” can turn them away from whoever uttered it. Nothing can be worse than this attention-guzzling, addition-forming, artificial-feeling method of staying connected with friends and family.

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Uptight Coworkers? Spiking Their Drinks with LSD is Not the Way to Solve this Problem.

Evil HR Lady

Do your coworkers lack a sense of humor? Are they not excited about happy hour on Thursdays? Well, a 19-year-old Enterprise Rent-A-Car worker in Missouri admits to giving his coworkers LSD laced drinks to his coworkers because “they were too uptight, and needed to have better energy.” ” “…allegedly told investigators he did it because “they were too uptight, and needed to have better energy,” [link] — Alyssa Hernandez | High on HR (@highonhr) March 23, 2019.

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Executive Resume Branding: Differentiate Your ROI Above-the-Fold

Executive Career Brand

Capture the attention of your target audience immediately and compel them to contact you. The post Executive Resume Branding: Differentiate Your ROI Above-the-Fold appeared first on Executive Career Brand.

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Executive Networking is More Than Just Attending Events

Professional Resume Services

By now it’s likely you already know the importance of networking as an executive. Still, some people make the mistake of thinking simply showing up at networking events is sufficient.

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Writing Your Board of Directors Resume: Know Your Audience

Career Trend

Writing Your Board of Directors (BOD) Resume Recruiters hiring for board-level candidates have requirements unique from recruiters filling a corporate executive-level role. Understanding the audience’s distinctive needs is imperative when building a board of directors resume.

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4 Hot Careers in the Automotive Industry

Career Alley

The automotive industry is one of the biggest in the entire world. Careers in the automotive industry provide stable, high-paying jobs. Find your Dream Job Automotive Careers

How to Keep the Drive Alive in an Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Executive job searches are much different today than they were several years ago. You have so many different aspects to think about and it can be difficult to keep them all straight.

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Tips for Turning Your Career Into Your Own Business

Ms. Career Girl

Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” If you’re considering jumping head first into being a solopreneur or launching a business that utilizes the skills you’ve obtained throughout your career, you must embrace Eleanor’s advice.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“A slim settlement is worth more than a fat lawsuit.” ” – Yiddish Proverb. Let this lawyer of 36 years tell you the truth: this proverb is quite wise. Or, as one lawyer once defined a lawsuit for me: “A lawsuit is a $200 court filing fee and a dream.”

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How the #MeToo Movement Is Making an Impact on Workplace Sexual Harassment Policy

Evil HR Lady

The #MeToo movement threw the whole country for a loop, but no one more than HR and employee relations managers. Human Resources generally investigates claims of sexual harassment , but many companies had been doing a poor job of this. While most of us don’t have Matt Lauer types lurking in our cubicles, there are plenty of people who didn’t come forward to HR — or who came forward and were ignored — for fear of messing with the star players.

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Finding A Job When You Don’t Speak The Language

Career Alley

As the world gets smaller and smaller, more people are focusing their attention on the idea of working in another country. The dream of building a new life in a better place is one which people have shared for a long time.

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From Private Sector to Charity

Career Shifters

“I was unhappy – constantly monitored, and always being pushed to do more.”. When Lucy Hipwood was offered a choice to leave, her decision was clear. Here's how a volunteering opportunity turned into a new career, and why she's feeling freer than she's ever felt before

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From Weapons to Wit: The Best Self Defense for Women

Ms. Career Girl

It’s estimated that around 230,000 women are sexually assaulted each year in the US. That’s more than 600 women being sexually assaulted each day. And, that’s just sexual assault. If you add in murder, domestic violence, and physical assault, those numbers would skyrocket.

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“#MeToo is Now #YouToo, Too” – Dignity for one requires dignity for all

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Gender equality is a human fight, not a female fight.”. – Freida Pinto. ACTUAL CASE HISTORY : Gerald, a sales team supervisor, regularly made jokes about sex in team meetings, was known to often touch female team members “by accident,” and held private meetings with female sales team members in his office, with the door closed.

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Is Your Small Business Breaking Labor Laws? 5 Mistakes to Avoid

Jobacle

You’re a small business owner, not an employment attorney. But it’s still your responsibility to know which federal, state and local labor laws apply to you and to stay in compliance with them. Breaking labor laws could result in fines — or worse.

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Rewarding Mental Health Careers

Career Alley

If you want a career where you can make a difference to people lives, where you can have a positive and lasting impact on their well being, consider one of the many options of jobs in caring for mental health patients. Find your Dream Job mental health

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How do you work full-time while you homeschool full-time?

Penelope Trunk

Parental Advisory: Earning all the money and taking care of the kids by yourself at the same time is hell. And only crazy people do it. Really. Less than 1% of white college-educated women raise kids alone. That statistic makes sense to me. Because 2% of white college-educated women get divorced.

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Where We Start

Learning Voyager

Sometimes a career transition can feel groundless, like there is nothing but air beneath your feet. My career has evolved in some interesting ways. It did not go according to a plan. What plan? There never was one. What there was, I believe, was an inner truth.and an inner guidance system.

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Why To Do Lists work for task management – until they don’t

Cube Rules

Having a method of managing your to do list is a vitally important job skill for the Cubicle Warrior. The problem is that word there — manage. I don’t know about you, but I don’t do it very well. The Harvard Business Review just recommending blowing up your to do list altogether. The author offers up […]. The post Why To Do Lists work for task management – until they don’t appeared first on Cube Rules. Job Performance

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Look Outside The Workplace To Enhance Your Career

Corn on the Job

When it comes to looking for a job or chasing a promotion, your focus will be on crafting the most effective resume. Focusing on your job experience and your achievements can help convince your employer that you’re the best person for the job, but is there more you can do to sell yourself?

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10 Ways to Enhance Your Career in Project Management

Career Alley

Project Management is considered a stable and secure career choice because organizations will always implement projects and skilled professionals will always be required to handle those projects. Discover Career Opportunities Project Management

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Employee Retention Strategies to Boost Your Recruiting Efforts

The Undercover Recruiter

Employee retention plays a big part in how recruiting, and sourcing strategies are created and executed. That’s a given.

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my coworker uses all-caps for everything, can I ask my office to stop swearing, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworker uses all-caps for everything. My team recently hired a new employee to help pick up some of the slack when it comes to the admin tasks we deal with on a day-to-day basis. Our new employee (Sansa) is enthusiastic about the job, a quick learner, and well liked by everyone in our organization. Her work is also very consistent and accurate.

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?? 12 Years and Counting: It’s JobMob’s Birthday

JobMob

JobMob was officially launched 12 years ago to the day. Photo by Jason Leung. An even dozen… I'm no longer surprised with how long JobMob has been around. Frankly, as long as it makes enough to keep paying the hosting bills, it can stay online forever.

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“Think BIG” by Dr. h.c. Harald Seiz – Why Self Belief is so Important to an Entrepreneur

Corn on the Job

Having travelled the path from a modest life as a child in Germany to becoming the founder and CEO of companies with an overall turnover of 100 million euros, Dr. h. Harald Seiz is perfectly placed to talk about the important role that self-belief plays in a career as an entrepreneur.

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The Ultimate Glossary of Terms About Machine Learning

Imarticus Learning

Machine learning is an artificial intelligence application which provides computer systems with the ability to learn on its own and improve with experience without any explicit requirement of additional programming.

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Modernize Your Recruitment Marketing for Gen Z

The Undercover Recruiter

Every generation to enter the workforce has influenced recruiting strategy, and Gen Z is no different. What’s the new competitive edge with these diverse, tech-savvy candidates entering the workforce? Recruitment marketing.

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my team got matching tattoos … and other lack of boundaries at my start-up

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work at a tech startup in a place where that isn’t very common, and there’s always been a blurring of work camaraderie/ being actual friends because we’re all younger adults, but this is a new level: a majority of my team (eight out of 12 team members, including our department head) went away on vacation together and got matching, work-related tattoos. The tattoos are small and subtle (think: the letters C T and we’re the chocolate teapots department).

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How SurveyMonkey Attracts the Curious

The Undercover Recruiter

What would you say if we said we’ve been talking to a tech company which is doing some very interesting things in HR and employer brand? Curious? Perfect, that’s what they’re all about! Becky Cantieri joined SurveyMonkey in September 2011 and drives its candidate and employee experience.

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How to Get the Best Feedback on Your Recruiting Process

The Undercover Recruiter

Because your recruitment company wants to be sure to connect with the highest echelon of potential job candidates and companies seeking to hire, it is imperative to utilize the most convenient and effective methodology when it comes to your overall processes.

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The Keys to Finding Meaningful Work

Corn on the Job

Image source. Most people search for careers that will provide them with financial security rather than looking for work that fulfills their passions and dreams. Find a career that is fulfilling seems to be left for those talented few that have an exceptional drive to succeed.

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5 Ways to Encourage Career Progression as a Recruiter

The Undercover Recruiter

Increasingly, one of the most popular questions we’re hearing from candidates is ‘are there career progression opportunities?’.

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Why a Project Management Career Can Weather the Economic Storm

The Undercover Recruiter

At a time of political and economic uncertainty, it can be a challenge for recruiters and employers to attract new talent – and retain quality staff. Yet according to new research, project management seems to be one profession bucking that trend.

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ask the readers: when you’re the chronically sick coworker

Ask A Manager

Last fall, we had a letter from someone frustrated with a coworker, Jane, who was constantly out of the office and had taken far more personal and sick leave than anyone else in the office received. The letter said, “I find it incredibly unfair that Jane is given so much lenience … I’m having a hard time enjoying the work I do when I’m stuck on the same team as such an unreliable coworker.”

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my boss constantly complains about how much he pays me

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work for a very small company with three full-time employees and my boss, who is the owner. My coworkers and I (who are all in our first professional jobs out of college) make reasonable salaries for the area, but receive no other benefits. One of my coworkers and I started around the same time and recently received raises at our two year anniversaries. These raises are standard and were outlined to us when we first started.

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