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Holiday Book Gift Guide for the Career Girl Who Doesn’t Have Time to Shop

Ms. Career Girl

As the days get shorter and your workload gets heavier, we know how difficult it is to handpick gifts for all of your family and friends. The one gift everyone will love this year? A brand-new book.

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Make a Fresh Start for Your Job Search

Career Alley

Job search can be a long and challenging process, but it doesn't have to be. If you've not had any success in your job search then maybe it's time to change your approach. Find your Dream Job gear job search gear job search planning

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10 Senior Executive Resume Writers Provide Expert Job Search Tips for 2019

Career Trend

Following is a cross-post of top 10 resume writing and jobs search tips, reprinted with permission from executive resume writer colleague, Rosa Elizabeth Vargas, owner of CareerSteering.

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Sorry, HR, You Don’t Get Any Friends at Work–The DisruptHR Talk

Evil HR Lady

A few months ago, I wrote an article about how HR can’t have friends at work and it kind of created controversy. LinkedIn went kind of nuts discussing it, with people digging in their heels on both sides.

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Should Your Executive Resume and LinkedIn Summary be the Same?

Professional Resume Services

Every executive should know their resume and LinkedIn profile should be treated differently. If not, it’s one of the first things executive resume services will point out. But what about the summary section of each?

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2019: The Year To Take The Leap And Change Your Career And Life

Ms. Career Girl

Another year is nearly over. Before you start gathering all those great ideas for New Year’s Resolutions, it’s a good time to take a look back. What’s your life like now compared to two or five years ago? Are you happy with where you are now and the progress you’ve made?

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New Feedback

Sklover Working Wisdom

Lately we have received a lot of wonderful feedback. hope you don’t mind our sharing one recent example with you: Dear Sklover Team, I recently found your website, and used its information and guidance.

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5 Careers You Can Get Certified Online For

Career Alley

One of the most significant benefits of the internet is the ability to attend classes and work remotely, which now allows more people to start online businesses with little startup costs or begin a career in a new industry quickly. Launch your Career Careers

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Executive Resume Mistakes to Avoid at all Costs

Professional Resume Services

The best executive resume writers have seen hundreds of resumes and know exactly what the most common mistakes are. As obvious as some of these mistakes are, it’s easy to make them when you’re focused so much on the details and ensuring you’re making the right impression.

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How to Make Your Company Friendlier to Working Mothers (and Why You Should)

Ms. Career Girl

Even if you don’t know it, there’s a good chance you have a mother working for your business—or you will in the future. According to the National Women’s Law Center , nearly 70% of women with children younger than 18 are in the workforce; nearly 60% of women with infants are, too.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right or better.” ” – John Updike. At work, whether engaged in simple or complex tasks, as part of mundane or artistic assignments, put care into what you do.

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The Best Office Secret Santa Idea Ever (Throwback Friday)

Evil HR Lady

Office holiday gift exchanges are designed to be fun , but in the end, you often end up buying something someone else doesn’t like, need, or want and receiving something you don’t like, need, or want. We keep doing it in the name of “fun.” ” Many offices have adopted a “Secret Santa” game where all participants (and participation should always be voluntary) are assigned a co-worker and instructed not to tell that person who he or she is.

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Executive Resume Writing Strategy: You Don’t Stomp on the Grapes + Then Drink the Wine Next Week

Career Trend

You don’t stomp on the grapes and then drink the wine next week. Similarly, with your executive resume writing strategy, LinkedIn profile and overall career portfolio, you don’t stomp on a few words and begin interviewing for your dream opportunity next week. Quality messaging takes time to develop and ripen. So, while you are waiting […].

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8 High-Demand Executive Jobs That Value Military Veterans’ Skills

Executive Career Brand

After leaving a career in the military, finding a civilian job — especially an executive management position — may seem daunting for many former service members. Fortunately, having previous experience in the military may actually put veterans at an advantage when it comes to landing some executive jobs. The military instills knowledge and skills in […]. The post 8 High-Demand Executive Jobs That Value Military Veterans’ Skills appeared first on Executive Career Brand.

Yes, You Can Date and Be a Career Woman

Ms. Career Girl

For some of us, work skirts and date-night heels are an easy mix. For others, however, it can be hard to navigate the course of love while pursuing a rigid career path, no matter how smooth it may be. Most of us are well aware of the influence work stress can have on relationships (and vice versa).

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Happy Hanukkah

Sklover Working Wisdom

On This First Night of Hanukkah – A Message for all our Friends, Regardless of Faith: Hanukkah celebrates the miracle of “the light,” the miracle that it exists, and the miracle that it endures. Each of us can be a “light unto the world” in our own lives.

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From Believe All Women to Hire No Women?

Evil HR Lady

If Neil deGrasse Tyson’s accusers had come forth 5 years ago, it wouldn’t have made a blip in the media–traditional or social. Two of the accusations involved him being “creepy.” ” That is, he looked further at a tattoo of the planets on a woman’s upper arm, and he invited a colleague for wine and cheese and offered a special handshake that involved staring into each other’s eyes and feeling each other’s pulses.

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Great resume advice – that is really terrible

Cube Rules

There is a lot of resume advice out there (including this site). The brutal truth is.a lot of that advice is really, seriously terrible. If you follow that advice, you won't get the interview and wonder why that happens when you are following supposedly good advice. So let's get rid of some resume myths and why […]. The post Great resume advice – that is really terrible appeared first on Cube Rules. Job Search resume advice

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Clone of From Consulting to Interior Design

Career Shifters

“I felt my soul was dying a little more with each day that went by.”. Issy Zinaburg needed a change. She'd spent ten years successfully working her way up the corporate ladder, but knew she had to get off.

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Your Best Friend’s Diet: Healthy Weight for a Healthy Pet

Ms. Career Girl

Healthy weight equals a healthy pet. A devoted pet brings love, laughs and entertainment to your life. You give them your love, and look after their health as you would your own. Your dog, your cat…even your horse and your hedgehog need to watch their weight.

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Knowing good grammar is a social skill

Penelope Trunk

My friend is staying at my apartment while he job hunts in Boston. My job hunts were always done in pajamas with a jeans-and-T-shirt interview finale. Micah is in sales and his hunt starts with a trip to a clothing store.

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Can I Give My Employees Open Enrollment Advice?

Evil HR Lady

Does open enrollment communication to employees often seem to fall on deaf ears? It turns out employees do want open enrollment help. In fact, 55 percent of employees wish their employers would give them advice during open enrollment. But is that something you should do? Is it something you even can do? Why Do Employees Want Advice? Health care plans sometimes change.

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How To Get Rehired By Your Former Employer

Career Realism

How To Get Rehired By Your Former Employer Work It Daily. The post How To Get Rehired By Your Former Employer appeared first on Work It Daily

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Clone of Giving birth to Careershifters

Career Shifters

“At the end of my life, I wanted to feel proud of the work I'd done.”. The man behind Careershifters, Richard Alderson, talks to Selina about his vision for Careershifters, how the business came into being, and the future of careers

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Your Guide To Being Single During The Holidays (And Loving it!)

Ms. Career Girl

While you don’t need to be in a relationship to enjoy the holiday season, parents, friends and co-workers may think you do, which means they’re either pestering you about why you’re ‘still’ single or worrying about how lonely you must be.

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Why Your Employees are Quitting (And What You Can do About it)

The Undercover Recruiter

You’ve got yourself a talented team of people that are skilled in their jobs – of course, you don’t want to lose them. Employees are the most valuable asset to your business and a high turnover of them can cripple your business. Job vacancies have been at their highest in the UK which means that.

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6 Tips for Managing Holiday Time Off

Evil HR Lady

Holiday time-off requests can be overwhelming. Everyone wants the exact same days off, and may submit their requests at the exact same time. So, how do you manage to keep your employees happy and your business running? It’s not easy, but there are some things that you can do to make it easier. Not every solution works for every business, but take a look at this list of six helpful suggestions. Alternate Major Holidays.

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How To Ask Your Current Boss For A Reference

Career Realism

How To Ask Your Current Boss For A Reference Work It Daily. The post How To Ask Your Current Boss For A Reference appeared first on Work It Daily

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Recruiters and Job Fairs

Corn on the Job

Recruiters are critical for any company. They are part of the human resources team. One of the biggest tactics in the human resources department is recruiting and maintaining an efficient staff.

Protect your skin with EezySun

Ms. Career Girl

As a one-time sufferer of skin cancer I am well aware of the need to protect my skin when I go outside. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy to remember to apply sunscreen before heading out.

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3 Ways to Encourage Diversity in the Hiring Process

The Undercover Recruiter

Diversity continues to be a hot topic in the modern workplace, as organizations seek to establish and develop practices that ensure they hire employees with a wide range of professional backgrounds.

If You Want Job Candidates to Hate You, Follow this Plan

Evil HR Lady

I’m not opposed to working with machines. Given the opportunity, I’ll generally choose the self-checkout at the grocery store and order from the kiosks at McDonald’s , but for a job interview, replacing the company representative with a computer screen or a bot is a disaster waiting to happen. The Wall Street Journal described companies who are using one-sided interviews as a way “to streamline the hiring process to nab promising candidates before they can get away.

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update: my employee uses a wheelchair … but I found out he doesn’t really need one

Ask A Manager

Remember the letter-writer earlier this year whose employee uses a wheelchair and had mentioned being paralyzed , but was seen in a video saying he wasn’t actually paralyzed and uses it because he feels he was meant to be paraplegic? Here’s the update. Firstly I would like to re-iterate that it was definitely Drew. Someone in the comments mentioned dopplegangers but it was 100% him (same first and name, hairdo, height, tattoo, and voice).

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How Essaybot Helps You Write Academic Essay

Corn on the Job

Have you ever had a block while essay writing ? Do you have a unique term paper to help you stand out? Or you a procrastinator like me, and you are left with just one night to write an essay. I might have just what you need. Introducing the Essaybot.

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When Professionals Run Into Problems With Interview Preparation, This Is What They Do

Imarticus Learning

No matter how seasoned a professional might be, interviews can be a quite nerve-wrecking experience for many individuals looking for a new job.

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Why Your Ability to Achieve Dialogue Will Make or Break Your Results

The Undercover Recruiter

When we think of leadership qualities, we rattle off platitudes like inspiring, dynamic, visionary, etc. While these characteristics are key building blocks of leadership, our latest research spotlights one common leadership aptitude that doubles as many leaders’ Achilles Heel—communication.

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Is Your Employee Benefits Package Ready for 2019?

Evil HR Lady

When was the last time your organization made major changes to its employee benefits package? Last year? Five years ago? The economy has changed dramatically over the past few years, and unemployment is lower than it’s been in decades. This means that the war for talent is tight. If you want to compete, you may need a better employee benefits package. Here’s what your company needs to consider in order to prepare for the year ahead. Are You Having Trouble Recruiting?

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