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Job Search News – November 17, 2017

Competitive Resumes

This is your job search news – THE PRE THANKSGIVING EDITION- with articles and resources so enjoy! I’ve read them, and you can feel free to comment on them in any form you’d like. Leave a message on the “send voicemail” button on your right. I’ll try to keep it short, fresh, and informative.

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We Don’t Have a Talent Shortage, We Have a Training Shortage

Evil HR Lady

I had the opportunity to be interviewed by Chris Rainey on the HR Leaders Podcast–and Youtube Channel. You can watch it below or listen to it on Apple Podcasts by clicking here. Give it a listen and tell me what you think.

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Surviving the 4 Big Business Travel Disasters

Ms. Career Girl

The most important business trip of the year, and Sara Martin is in turmoil. Bad weather delayed her flights. Her bags didn’t make the new connection. Her phone battery just died. Now she has a blinding headache. Can anything save this travel disaster?

Be a Consultant, Not a Job Seeker nor Anything Like Your Competition

Competitive Resumes

Editor’s note: Be sure you pick up the updated, 118 Job Search Tips for the Modern Job Seeker in 2018! If you were unemployed and a LinkedIn user in 2008, you likely heard the advice to list your latest job as a self-employed consultant.

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Employee Engagement: How to Make Someone’s Day

David Zinger

A personal experience with a small nudge for you to replicate this where you work. I presented on employee engagement at the Employer Branding Summit in Sofia, Bulgaria last month. I had a wonderful day engaging with the participants and other speakers.

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How Is 2018 Shaping Up for Job Seekers?

Jobacle

People who have a tough time finding or holding a job understand that the labor market can be an incredibly frustrating place. There is always something you could be doing to land the next job you apply to. There are always some things you can improve to have more successful interviews.

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my coworker disappears for hours every day, should I walk away from this salary negotiation, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworker disappears for hours every day. I work at a medium-sized office. Our team is four people — two remote and two in the office. It’s a “standard” office, cubicles, meetings, etc. My other coworker in the office — let’s say his name is Bob — has developed a habit over the past 12 months. Most days, he’ll come in at about 8:30, set his keys down, answer some emails.

Cities to Consider for A Career in Finance

Imarticus Learning

The global demand for professionals in finance is on the rise. Specifically, as the global economy is rising from the downtime. As it continues to recover, there are gaps being discovered by the human resource development teams, in skills requirements and expertise. Now there are finance jobs that can be found in most cities around the world, but there is a huge difference in the skill set and sector where the opportunity arises. A career in finances in most cases is considered very lucrative.

Saying No Could Give Your Career Life

Competitive Resumes

Editor’s note: Be sure you pick up the updated, 118 Job Search Tips for the Modern Job Seeker in 2018! Saying “Yes” to every single suggestion in finding a career, or handling conflict could drive you to failure. No one loves a people-pleaser, brown-noser, a suck-up, and just so darn dishonest.

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What Are the Worst Presents You’ve Received from a Boss or Co-Worker?

Evil HR Lady

Have you received a holiday present, only to find out that the cost was deducted from your paycheck? Or, been given a framed picture of the boss? What’s the worst present you’ve gotten from your boss or co-worker over the year? Or have you been pressured into giving a present to a supervisor only to receive nothing in return? Tell me your story! I’ve never gotten anything “bad” but as a Mormon, I don’t drink.

12 Ways to Keep Yourself Happy at Work

Jobacle

Your mood can drastically affect the quality of your work. You always work better and time passes faster when you’re having fun. Imagine how great it would be to stay happy at work.

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update: my employees played a horrible prank on a coworker

Ask A Manager

We already have an update on yesterday’s post about the horrible prank where two employees made their coworker think she was being arrested for embezzlement, and terrified her to the point that she threw up from crying. Here’s the update, in which the letter-writer answers a lot of the questions that came up in the comment section yesterday. (In

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How to Find Your Dream Career in a Demanding Economy

Ms. Career Girl

Whether you know exactly what you want to do already, or you feel clueless as to what to do next in your career, the economy is more demanding than ever in terms of jobs available, skills required, experience needed, and salary expectations.

14 Powerful Networking Tools and Strategies to Implement Now

Competitive Resumes

The way networking operates is similar to the way a little yeast works through a batch of dough: Both require time, a little massaging, and consistency.

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A New Study Finds Bad Managers Aren’t the Reason Employees Quit

Evil HR Lady

Good management is important. We all know this. In fact, multiple studies have shown that not getting along with a manager is often the strongest influence on employee engagement—and eventual departure. Or, at least, that’s what we thought. According to new research from IBM on why employees quit, the old HR adage “people don’t leave companies, they leave managers” is being called into question.

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Google Analytics is Your Recruiting Secret Weapon

Blogging4jobs

As our work in recruitment and hiring becomes more digital, we need tools, reporting, and metrics that help us understand the needs, interests, and activities of our candidates for the positions we. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Recruiting Technology career site google analytics recruiting metrics

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What is Data Analysis and Who Are Data Analysts?

Imarticus Learning

The process of assessing data using analytical and logical rationale, to inspect each detail and component of the data, can be described as data analysis. For example, you get a jigsaw puzzle and sort it in groups, it then becomes important that you analyse how the pieces in the group fit and progress towards the larger picture. Data analysis is the process of breaking down data, evaluating it for trends over a time period, comparing it with other sectors.

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Three Little Words You Should Learn To Use

Ms. Career Girl

The memory is still vivid. I was newly separated and living in a very modest apartment with my daughter. My income was solely from working a swing shift job, and it wasn’t even enough to meet our essential monthly expenses. I looked around at the little place we called home.

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4 updates from letter-writers (the unfair work-from-home set-up, the IVF, and more)

Ask A Manager

Tis the season of updates from letter-writers who have had their letters answered here in the past. Here are four of them. Is my boss’s work-from-home set-up unfair ? I was kind of annoyed at the time of writing because the winter can be busy for my company, and my boss was going to be doing a series of really hard-to-set-up interviews during their ski cabin time that would have really sucked for me to try to jam into two days a week.

How Can I Say I Want to Work Less Without Looking Lazy?

Evil HR Lady

WIn job interviews, hiring managers often promise the world and then when you star t working, they pull it back. This happened to a reader of mine.

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New to HR? How to Prepare for a Meeting

Blogging4jobs

I know, it’s crazy, you’d think business professionals would know all of the steps to prepare for a meeting, but oh, would you be surprised. Meetings are a major part of the workforce no matter what level or title you hold, you will at one point or another be in a meeting or even conducting […] Source. HR new to hr

Importance of India’s Foreign Trade Policy

Imarticus Learning

Foreign trade , as the name suggests is trade between different countries, this can also be referred to as International Trade, or Inter Region trade. It is basically a guideline around import and export trades. The reason to have a foreign trade policy is to maintain a mutual agreement of wants and needs while trading. For a successful economic development of a country, a robust foreign trade policy is crucial.

Forget Fad Diets! Listen To Your Body!

Ms. Career Girl

With all the focus on weight in our society, the growing number of trendy fad diets is not surprising. You may have wondered about (or even tried) one of the many diet trends – Paleo, Keto, Alkaline, Gluten-Free, Atkins, Weight Watchers, the Master Cleanse, or others.

employee pronounces everything as a question, I goofed off at work and now I’m paranoid, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My employee pronounces everything as a question. One of my new hires has a habit of raising her voice and drawing out the end of a sentence as if it’s a question. Aside from this annoying me, I worry that she’s confusing clients and coming across as lacking confidence. e.g., telling a client “You can’t raise the teapot spout because it’s against regulationnns?”

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Kevin Spacey: Netflix Can’t Fire Me

Evil HR Lady

In House of Cards, Kevin Spacey has the real talent for making the viewer root for a truly horrible person , Francis Underwood. But, can he get people behind him now? According to The Blast , Spacey is claiming that Netflix fired him too quickly after claims came out that he committed sexual misconduct with a then 14-year-old Anthony Rapp and that they don’t have the legal ability to do so.

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11 Work from Home Jobs You Can Do

The Undercover Recruiter

Working from home has become a significant part of the 21st-century business world. Even though there are contradictory opinions about the efficiency of employees working remotely, freelance jobs are persistently on the rise.

How to Personalize Your Work-Life Balance

Jobacle

Work-life balance in the business world has become a meaningful way to achieve higher satisfaction with our work and personal lives. But when we hear about flexible hours, co-working situations, and idiosyncratic weekly schedules that don’t apply to our needs, what does work-life balance mean for us?

She Works Hard for the Money: How to Put Your Education to Work for You

Ms. Career Girl

Here’s a truth nugget that will surprise no one: sometimes things don’t go the way we hope or plan for. This is evident in every area of life, including the professional sphere.

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when an employee is too sick to call in sick, my boss steals all the holiday gifts, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s four answers to four questions. Here we go…. When an employee is too sick to call in sick. My employee, Fergus, is in poor health. Over the years, he’s taken time off for many serious medical issues, and recently took a few months off for cancer treatment. He had medical clearance to return to work, but his health seems to be worse than ever and declining. Fergus lives with his his adult daughter (Jane), who drives him to work and back home.

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Sign Up Now: Employment Law Year in Review 2017

Evil HR Lady

This has been a crazy year as far as employment law is concerned. Sexual harassment, medical marijuana, the mark of the beast, you name it, it’s happened this year. And if you’re an HR practitioner or an attorney, or just really like to learn things, have I got the webinar for you.

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Why Limited Feedback Points Are Crucial in Corporate Coaching.

HR Capitalist

You're a coach in the corporate world. That means you know a lot - about a lot of things. . It also means you've been trusted - whether formally or informally - to share your observations, thoughts and wisdom with others about their performance. With that comes great responsibility. I'm assuming you're good at what you do and have what it takes from a Subject Matter Expertise perspective to coach effectively.

It’s What Heroes Do: Planning to Make a Difference in 2018

Blogging4jobs

As Human Resource professionals, we can sometimes feel we’re in a bind. Reacting to something someone has said or done. Working to fulfill business objectives – enabling and encouraging. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Executive HR planning Strategic Planning

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Five Ways To Succeed As A Freelancer

Ms. Career Girl

While being a freelancer might seem like a dream job for many, it’s not as easy as it sounds. From choosing which path to take to thinking of how to reach your clients, there are numerous concerns that can make your freelance career challenging.

I was replaced by a cartoon, managing a snide former peer, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I was replaced by a cartoon. I work in an in-house legal department for a large company as a legal assistant. As part of a recent move to promote the legal department to other departments in the company, a few of the attorneys have been doing presentations. Sort of a get-to-know-legal type of thing. One of the attorneys I work with has done a PowerPoint presentation that includes pictures of our “team” and descriptions of what we do.

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