December, 2018

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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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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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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How Science Predicts a Bad or Good First Impression in an Executive Job Interview

Executive Career Brand

How to Ace Your First Impression in Executive Job Interviews First impressions are tricky things. and especially critical in executive job interviews. We always want to nail a first impression but, sometimes, it seems more like an art than a science.

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5 Company Holiday Party Mistakes to Avoid

Professional Resume Services

People have different perspectives on company holiday parties. Some dread going to them every year, while others have waited for this day to come since the last one ended. Regardless of your opinion, company parties are generally seen as a requirement to attend.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The Supreme Court has ruled that they cannot have a nativity scene in Washington, D.C. This wasn’t for any religious reason. They just couldn’t find three wise men and a virgin.” ” – Jay Leno. In this “holiday season,” let’s remember that “holiday” is derived from “holy day.”

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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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From Marketer to Portfolio Careerist (Plus Post-shift Update)

Career Shifters

“I was turning into one of the sleepwalking corporate drones I'd sworn I'd never become.”. Carla Watkins was battling a bullying CEO, boredom and long hours in a job she despised, when a driving trip opened her eyes to the road she truly wanted to follow.

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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

2018 161

Are You Too Concerned with Your Privacy to Use LinkedIn?

Professional Resume Services

It’s only natural to be concerned about your privacy with anything you post online about yourself. In fact, sometimes people will refuse to use social media platforms, including LinkedIn, due to privacy concerns.

2018 130

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.

2018 130

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.

2018 178

Study: The Surprising Thing Holding Women Back

Evil HR Lady

I worked for Burger King for about 18 months during and after high school. I quit at the end of the summer to go away to college. When I returned to my hometown following my freshman year of college, in need of a summer job, I didn’t even think of returning to Burger King. I was terrified I hadn’t been a good enough employee and they wouldn’t want me back. Retrospectively, that was a ridiculous fear.

2018 141

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.

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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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.

2018 130

How Speaking Up Can Create Greater Happiness and Success

Ms. Career Girl

It’s not always easy to find the words when you don’t know what the reaction will be, but just how much do we avoid speaking up? According to research, 72% of employees admit they do not speak up when they feel they should.

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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.

2018 144

A Job Fair: Good Results For Employers and Applicants

Career Alley

In an era of social media, it is so nice that businesses are still hosting job fairs. Job fairs connect businesses and job seekers by just setting up event tents or booths. Find your Dream Job Job Fairs Job Search

“How Do I Sell Myself To Potential Employers?”

Career Shifters

Doug's all fired up for his next challenge. But without an obvious career trajectory, he's struggling to present his skills in a compelling way. When you don't have a clear destination in mind, how do you effectively put across what you can offer

2018 143

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.

2018 130

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.

2018 130

Why It’s Important To Your Career To Read Foreign Based Media

Ms. Career Girl

Dorothy said it first. This isn’t Kansas, Toto. Gone are the days when you can do life by catching the front page of your local paper or five minutes of the TV news. including weather.

2018 161

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.

2018 136

Practical Tips for Parents Interested in Going Back to School

Jobacle

There are many reasons adults continue their education. Increased earning power, a wider career path and personal empowerment often inspire people who have already pursued a higher education to get back in the saddle.

2018 141

From Accountant to Nurse

Career Shifters

“Every day I left the office feeling frustrated and numb.”. Ever felt that the career you've invested in no longer fits? Tired of compromising his values, Andrew Grayson decided to explore his options elsewhere.

2018 144

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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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

2018 141

Are You Making These 10 Common Mistakes at The Gym?

Ms. Career Girl

As people begin to think about New Year’s Resolutions and Fitness Goals, you must remember just paying for a membership doesn’t guarantee the results you want. Many people start their year off buying a gym membership and new gym attire.

2018 161

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.

2018 134

Is Public Administration the Right Field for You?

Jobacle

As any modern-day student can attest, there are too many areas of study to count. For many new and returning students, the sheer volume of prospective degrees can prove overwhelming.

2018 130

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.

2018 132

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.

2018 72

Leadership At Facebook | Work It Daily

Career Realism

Leadership At Facebook | Work It Daily Work It Daily. The post Leadership At Facebook | Work It Daily appeared first on Work It Daily

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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.

2018 171

Why I Had to Ruin the Lives of Four Teenagers on a Tram

Evil HR Lady

Last week I was on the tram when a group of teenage boys came and sat near me. Their language was atrocious and they kept calling each other “gay.” ” So, knowing that their behavior at 13 was indicative of how they would be for their entire lives, I took their pictures, followed them home, and got their full names and addresses.

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