April, 2017

Careers Done Write

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Certified Tips To Become A Successful Real Estate Agent

Ms. Career Girl

The post Certified Tips To Become A Successful Real Estate Agent appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Anurag Gupta. His bio follows. Real estate, being both an investment good as well as a consumption good, is progressing at a very fast pace.

More Reasons Career Success Can Come Through Blogging

Competitive Resumes

Job seekers should consider blogging as a way to increase your career success and choices. In the process, it will increase your career chances. I bought back my longtime friend Keith Townsend to talk about his journey.

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Repurpose Your Career for the 2nd Half of Life

Competitive Resumes

Marc Miller is back on the show again to talk about his new book, “Repurpose Your Career: For the 2nd Half of Life.” ” He shares stories from his clients and helping them to align their interests and careers. Have you decided to make a career pivot in your career?

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How to Write a C-suite Executive Career Brand Biography

Executive Career Brand

When I first speak with potential c-suite clients, we discuss their job search target and goals, and which of the services I provide they’ll need to accomplish their career goals.

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Create a Handbill if You Want to Stand Out at Networking Events and Job Fairs

Competitive Resumes

Some of you are wondering what a handbill and how is it useful. Where did I get this from? Let me share a valuable conversation I had with Jessica Dillard is the founder of Dillard & Associates is a National Career Staffing and Resume Writing Firm.

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Recruiter Secrets: The Real Reason Why You Didn’t Get the Job

Ms. Career Girl

The post Recruiter Secrets: The Real Reason Why You Didn’t Get the Job appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. According to Cheryl Polk, career advice expert for Excel Career and College Planning , there are plenty of reasons why recruiters choose someone else over you. But let’s be honest.

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Women Ask for Lower Salaries. It’s Hard to Fix.

Evil HR Lady

Women tend to ask for lower salaries than men do. So, what if we gave women the information on average pay for the position? Wouldn’t that solve the problem? You’d think it would, and I’ve long advocated for salary openness. Knowing what the average was for the position would certainly help you craft a salary, but an experiment at Hired, said it made the gap even wider.

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Your HR Manager Wishes You Already Knew These Things

Evil HR Lady

Most Human Resources people want to do the fun stuff in HR–developing people, training, supporting the business, etc. What do we spend our time with? These things. These things that you should already know–like the fact that it’s really, really, really important to be to work when your boss wants you there. If that means 8:00, it means 8:00, not 8:17, or 9:34. (If If your boss is all about flexibility, then cool.)

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Three Ways You Can Help Close the Gender Pay Gap

Ms. Career Girl

The post Three Ways You Can Help Close the Gender Pay Gap appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. When women and men with the same level of experience, doing the same job at the same level of performance, are paid differently, a gender pay gap exists.

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The Art Of Being Clueless: How To Change Career When You're Totally Confused

Career Shifters

No idea what to do next in your career change? Feeling trapped, frustrated and unable to make progress? There's a group of people who have made 'not-knowing and doing amazing things anyway' an art form.

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From Hospitality to Tech

Career Shifters

"I was exhausted, and it just wasn't fulfilling me anymore.". When a friend approached Tarryn Gorre with a business idea, she leapt at the chance to make a fresh start. With a truckload of mistakes behind her, she's learning a lot – and she couldn't be happier with her new career. This is her story

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Survive and Thrive: 5 Must-Read New Books For Career Success

Ms. Career Girl

The post Survive and Thrive: 5 Must-Read New Books For Career Success appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Career success is one of those terms that isn’t very easy to define. Because what success looks like varies widely from one person to another.

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From Music to Environmental Enterprise

Career Shifters

"I had achieved so much of what I aimed for… but somehow I knew it wasn't for me.". Alex Robinson had what many would consider an enviable career in the music industry. But when he looked into his future, it just didn't seem to fit.

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Expand Your Network with LinkedIn Groups

Professional Resume Services

LinkedIn can be the perfect resource for widening you professional network – as long as you know how to use the platform to your advantage. LinkedIn is a powerful tool for professionals and executives—when used correctly.

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Who Comes First — Clients or Employees?

Evil HR Lady

We’ve all heard the saying, “The customer is always right.” Sure, without your clients, you have no business — but without employees, you have no one to serve your paying customers. Without them you don’t have a business, either. So, who comes first, especially in a dispute? Your clients or your employees? A lot of businesses put clients first. I’m going to flip that on its head and tell you flat out: employees come first. Contrary to popular belief, this won’t be a disaster for your clients?

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7 Ways To Contaminate Your Personal Brand and Doom Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Sometimes, bad things happen in executive job search that are beyond your control. Other times, without considering the consequences, you may do one unfortunate thing, or get into bad habits, that will tarnish the good work you’ve done building your personal brand.

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5 tips to finding a mentor

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 tips to finding a mentor appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Ask any successful person the story of their career and it won’t take long before they mention an inspiring boss, mentor or teacher.

Balancing Being a Career Girl With Being a Dog Mom?

Ms. Career Girl

The post Balancing Being a Career Girl With Being a Dog Mom? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Chelsea Rivera. Her bio follows. Adopting a pet is one of the most emotionally fulfilling things a person can do.

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How To Manage A Relationship When You Make More Money

Ms. Career Girl

The post How To Manage A Relationship When You Make More Money appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Maintaining a healthy relationship requires an equal amount of skill and experience. But when matters of the heart include money, it can make for a very sticky situation.

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The Number of Failures Before Success [Infographic]

Personal Excellence Blog

In a society where the one thing constantly celebrated and harped on is success, sometimes we forget the failures that come along with every “person of the year” cover story.

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“I Have No Ideas And No Time For My Shift. How Do I Move Forwards?”

Career Shifters

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How to be an Email Master

Personal Excellence Blog

(Image: Courtney Recker ). We live in an information saturated world today where our inboxes are fuller than ever and we receive more emails than before. Digital communication has become the primary way we communicate with anyone, if at all.

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How the Campus Culture Wars Are Coming to Your Office

Evil HR Lady

“There are two ideas now in the academic left that weren’t there 10 years ago,” says Jonathan Haidt, a psychologist and professor of ethical leadership at New York University’s Stern School of Business, in The Wall Street Journal. “One is that everyone is racist because of unconscious bias, and the other is that everything is racist because of systemic racism.” ” Do you believe that? Before you give a quick answer of “yes,” think about it.

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“Am I Doomed To A Career That Doesn’t Interest Me?”

Career Shifters

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The Increasing Tinder (For Vendors) Vibe of LinkedIn.

HR Capitalist

When I accept your LinkedIn invite, I'm not swiping right. I'm just doing something slightly less than giving you a business card. I use LinkedIn a lot. I don't put myself out there as a Lion, an open networker, etc, mainly because I'm not even sure what those things mean.

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5 ETIQUETTE TIPS FOR WORKPLACE EVENTS

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 ETIQUETTE TIPS FOR WORKPLACE EVENTS appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Sharon Schweitzer. Her bio follows. Most people can recall basic table manners, but when it comes to office events, decorum is key.

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Reddit Users Prove Team Work and Group Projects Can Be Amazing

Evil HR Lady

. Credit: Reddit. In school, group projects were always a disaster. One control freak, two slackers, and you, who just wanted a good grade. (I’m I’m assuming that Inc. readers were the good students.) But what if there were a group art project and no boss?

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How to Impress Your Future Boss With a Powerful Cover Letter

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Impress Your Future Boss With a Powerful Cover Letter appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. A Resume Is Not Just Enough: Yes, the resume is important, but it certainly isn’t the end all.

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This Year's Final Four Proves The Value of "Well Placed" over "Top" Talent.

HR Capitalist

If you're watching/following the NCAA Men's Basketball Tourney this year, your bracket is shot, your team is likely gone and there's only one thing left to do. . What's that thing you ask? . Look at the rosters of the teams that made the Final Four and make a Talent observation. Naturally. .

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McKinsey Report: Managing Others and Influence Safe From Next Wave of AI/Automation.

HR Capitalist

McKinsey has a pretty good report out about where machines/AI can replace humans, and where they can't. I'd encourage all in the talent space to take a look - here's the link.

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5 Personalities Every Workplace Should Embrace

The Undercover Recruiter

Cultivating a positive workplace environment is not something achieved by a select few – everyone brings something of their own to the table. Forgive the cliché, but the modern office space is such a hive of activity that it is almost impossible for it to be led by a single presence.

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31 Success Tips for Serious Entrepreneurs

Ms. Career Girl

The post 31 Success Tips for Serious Entrepreneurs appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Jellaine Dee. Her bio follows. Time after time, I always get asked what tips I can give to help anyone starting out in business.

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McDonald’s New Application Method Will Make Your Teen Want to Apply

Evil HR Lady

Who wants jobs as a fast food restaurant ? Teenagers and young adults, of course. Where do you find teenagers ? Well, if my teen is any indication, on Snapchat. The vast majority of Snapchat’s 158 million users are between the ages of 13-34, with the largest group of those being 18-24. Just the age range for people looking for entry-level jobs, which is what most McDonald’s jobs are.

2017 30

The Latest Employee Engagement News #17

David Zinger

ONE TIP – ONE RESOURCE – ONE TOON. Again. It is easy to have our engagement with work or a task slip away. Perhaps our mind wanders or we get lost surfing the internet. Just say, “again” and renew your engagement. You may have many slips but you can always begin again.

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How Important Are LinkedIn Endorsements?

Professional Resume Services

With the right strategy, endorsements can easily optimize a LinkedIn profile. If you aren’t familiar with LinkedIn endorsements, they are much more important and different than getting a “like” on Facebook or Twitter.

2017 28

Modernizing Your Executive Resume for 2017

Professional Resume Services

The format of your resume is just as important as its content. Here’s how to revamp your own resume in a modern way. It’s widely understood that you have approximately six seconds to make an impression on a hiring manager with your resume—even for executives.

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Degrees Measure Resilience In Employment.And That's Why We Require Them.

HR Capitalist

Do you have to have a degree to get hired at your company? . Maybe. Do you need a degree to be one of the best in any company? Hell no. That's probably why Ernst and Young decided to drop the degree requirement. Then why do we require degrees?

Silicon Valley CEO pleads no contest to beating his wife.

Penelope Trunk

Yesterday Daily Beast released extremely disturbing recordings made by Neha Rastogi, a quality assurance manager, of her husband, Abhishek Gattani , who is CEO of the startup Cuberon. She made the recordings in the couple’s Santa Clara home.

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The Importance of Upgrading Your Tools

Personal Excellence Blog

In Skills Development , I shared the importance of developing our skills to achieve maximum results. Similarly, it’s important to have the best tools to achieve the best results. By tools, I mean whatever software or equipment you use for your work.

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How Can Recruiters Create Compelling Content?

The Undercover Recruiter

When did you last do an internet search of your company to find out what content is out there for your future employees to read? Have you ever adjusted your content strategy so that you can share the right information about your company?

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