January, 2018

Top Career Experts to Follow in 2018

Professional Resume Services

When I joined Twitter in 2008 I had no clue who to follow or even what to do. After learning a bit more about it, I gathered my little list of resume experts that quickly expanded to experts throughout the careers industry. Through the years I’ve added more people to that list.

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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.

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Trending Sources

CES®2018 – Ms Career Girl In Las Vegas #CES2018

Ms. Career Girl

Unless you’ve been in a coma or on an extended wilderness trip, it’s been impossible to miss the trends in technology of late. Three words sum it up: Smart, connected, and wireless. There seems to be a quickening march away from all things that cannot talk to you or for you.

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Smart Executive Job Search: How To Sail Through Salary and Compensation Negotiations

Executive Career Brand

Salary and compensation negotiations are imminent. you’re close to reeling in that great-fit executive job. You’ve been through a few rounds of interviews at a company you really want to work for, and they’re about to make you an offer.

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Mechanism that converts white fat to brown identified

Career Alley

In experiments on mice, researchers have pinpointed a mechanism for the conversion of energy-storing white fat into energy-expending brown fat

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More Trending

Five Ways to Kick-Start Your Working Day

Ms. Career Girl

Are you about to begin a new job? Then you’ll be expected to turn up to work looking and feeling your best. So if your morning routine involves stumbling out of bed and grabbing breakfast on the go, it’s time to make some changes. Fear not!

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Quote Of The Day: Change Some Words In This Article So It Applies To Schools & You Have Good Guidance For Teachers

Professional Resume Services

How to Counter the Circus of Pseudoscience is an article in today’s New York Times. Change some of the words to “teachers,” “schools,” and “students.”

2018 43

What is the Best Format for a Resume in 2018? (Here are 3 Awesome Examples)

Blue Sky Resumes

I’ve been writing resumes professionally for over 10 years now and in that time I’ve seen expectations change a great deal.

2018 30

From IT to Food

Career Shifters

“I know that any sleepless night, any moment of stress and struggle, is for something I truly believe in.”. Rosamund Heathcote enjoyed her job, but she also knew that her dreams lay elsewhere. So, she built her own business, nurturing it alongside full-time work, until she was ready to make her leap.

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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.

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Breaking Through in the New Year

Career Trend

I’ve been contemplating what breaking through in the new year means. I’ve been pondering motivators and what actions will make me a better, stronger and more hopeful person. As well, I’ve been considering areas where my motivation has waned–where the spark has been snuffed.

2018 44

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.

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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.

2018 30

?? 365 Top Tips to Rock Your Job Search Every Day of 2018

JobMob

Your job search crash course this year. Photo by Phil Dolby. How to use this list. A job search tip a day keeps the recruiters away closer… This isn't a calendar.

2018 31

You Can’t Shift Without This: The Single Ingredient That Will Make Or Break Your Career Change

Career Shifters

If you want to move into fulfilling work, there’s one thing you’ll need to have in place before anything else. It’s not the right idea, a detailed plan or sufficient money (though they all help). It’s more fundamental than that.

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How to Prepare Employees for Moving Off Their Parents’ Health Plan

Evil HR Lady

When a person turns 16 years old, they get to drive. When 21 comes around, they can drink legally. Additionally, when they turn 26 years old, their reward is moving off their parents’ health plan. It’s not exactly the most welcome birthday present, but before the Affordable Care Act was enacted, they would have been on their own much earlier. So as employees (or children of employees) approach 26 years of age, it’s important they be prepared. Here’s what to tell them.

2018 38

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.

2018 23

Your Weekend Reading Pile from NAFCU

Ms. Career Girl

Written by Anthony Demangone, Powered by NAFCU - your Washington Watchdog! It's cold outside. Very cold. And the weatherman said it will be cold for quite some time. I don't mind the cold in December. But it isn't December anymore.    Bring on Spring.

2018 46

2018 Executive Job Search: Are You Ready?

Resume Writing

Is this your year? Are you finally ready to “see what else is out there?” ” There is no better time than now!

2018 22

Passive Talent: Why Your Next Hire is Already Employed

The Undercover Recruiter

Open candidates make up about 75% of the workforce. With such a majority it stands to reason that the highest performing candidates will fall under this category and there’s a number of reasons that they appeal as prospective hires: They have a proven track record of working in a similar environment.

2018 17

From Law to Portfolio Career

Career Shifters

“I felt like I was never in the right place.”. Karen Beddow was torn. When she was at home, she felt like she should be at the office; when she was at the office, she wanted to be at home. Here's how a sun bed in Greece helped her find the exciting and flexible work she really wanted

2018 38

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.

2018 36

NBC's New Rules on Workplace Hugging Means NO HUGGING.

HR Capitalist

If you thought you were going to just keep doing what you are doing related to PDA (public displays of affection) in the #metoo era, you're not only naive, you must be saved from yourself.

2018 22

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.

2018 43

Five Things to Rethink About Employee Engagement

Blogging4jobs

Employee engagement has been a top HR trend for years now. We know it’s important and we all want to increase our engagement levels, but…how? It’s notoriously difficult to raise and maintain high levels of employee engagement and beyond that, proving to your own boss why it’s so important can be hard. So here are […] Source. HR employee engagement employee experience

2018 16

my employees keep taking the same days off, I don’t want to sit next to my wife at work, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My employees are coordinating their time off and I can’t figure out why. I’m a manager at a medium sized nonprofit. I was recently promoted to an administrative position a few months ago. I supervise two employees who have worked here for several years (5-10 years) and openly admit that they are close personal friends. I’ve noticed that they always seem to take the same days off during the work week, but give different reasons.

2018 21

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.

2018 27

Dear 22-Year-Olds, There Are a Few Things You Need to Know About Business Emails

Evil HR Lady

The terrible date between Aziz Ansari and “Grace” made the internet go crazy and opened up all kinds of debate over the #metoo movement. The story’s author, Katie Way, though, has made herself a topic of news over her completely inappropriate email to HLN anchor Ashleigh Banfield after someone from Banfield’s staff contacted Way and invited her to come on the show. It’s an unequivocal no from me. The way your colleague Ashleigh (?),

2018 22

ASK THE CAPITALIST: Are HR Pros with MBAs Special Anymore?

HR Capitalist

Kris- Would love to know your opinion on a trend I am seeing as I'm screening HR Director candidates. I used to encourage HR undergrads to pursue their MBA instead of a Masters in HR.

2018 17

Women Entrepreneurs Who Made Their Own Rules

Ms. Career Girl

For centuries, women were considered homemakers. Now, they are taking over the business world. While there are still many challenges to face, women all over the world are proving that not only can they jump over hurdles, they can demolish them and rewrite the game.

2018 43

Google Search Engines Show Salary Ranges in Their Search Results

Blogging4jobs

Recruiters are marketers and in the hiring world, your job posting is the single most important active job seeker recruiting and hiring tool. With the launch of Google Cloud, job posting is appearing. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Recruiting google google jobs job posting

2018 15

The Biggest Recruitment Lessons of 2017

The Undercover Recruiter

As we dive head-first into 2018, it’s worth putting away some time to take stock, reflecting on the lessons of the year gone by. High employment levels across the board have resulted in several emerging trends, including flexible working, pay increases and an emphasis on curated candidate care.

2018 14

is my employee lying about using sick time for the Super Bowl?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I just took over job duties for a departing manager (doing two jobs now – yay!), and inherited a new employee. He was my coworker until now, and does a generally good job, although I have had some concerns about his work ethic (that’s a different story entirely that I plan to address). This employee is a huge football fan, and his favorite team is in the playoffs. They played this past weekend, and won, so they’re moving on to the next round.

2018 18

Is Bad Body Odor Really a Protected Disability?

Evil HR Lady

Amber Bridges got fired because of bad body odor, but not hers. Another employee had bad body odor and Bridges tried to solve the problem by bringing in air fresheners and others followed suit. The smelly employee complained to HR and Bridges was fired for creating a “ hostile work environment.” ” A hostile work environment doesn’t mean that Bridges was being rude , it means that she violated a law against illegal discrimination.

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