September, 2018

Why Character and Culture Are Still A Critical Choice

Ms. Career Girl

Long before we enter the corporate world, even before we take our first step into a childhood classroom, there’s an inner guidance program running. But we’re soon confronted with choices and trade-offs. For everything we choose, there’s something else we didn’t.

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Strategies to Help You Nail Your Next Interview

Career Alley

If you’re preparing for a job interview, you need to understand the job, the people with whom you’re meeting, the company and what benefits you’ll bring to the role. Nail the Interview Interview Skills

2018 151

Do Executive Job Seekers Need LinkedIn Premium?

Executive Career Brand

In LinkedIn strategy sessions with my clients, we cover a lot of territory on using LinkedIn for executive job search. A frequently asked question is whether they should upgrade to LinkedIn Premium.

2018 139

Gen Z is Coming to the Workforce. Here is What to Expect.

Evil HR Lady

They are young. They are driven. They are pragmatic. They crave financial stability. They won’t put away their laundry no matter how many times I ask them. Okay, that last sentence may just refer to the two adorable Gen Zs who happen to be my offspring. But, this next group has just started to hit the workforce (the oldest are 23), and will undoubtedly be the topic of much discussion. (We

2018 154

5 Ways for Executives to Get Their Sea Legs in Job Search

Career Trend

I love the phrase, “you don’t know what you don’t know,” because it is one that regularly arises in my head or in conversation. It’s especially true for executives who suddenly find themselves embarking on job search.

2018 150

From Tech to Photography

Career Shifters

“I was running out of steam to keep plugging away at the same old problems.”. Can you really make a similar salary doing something more creative? Paul Clarke has shown you can, though it's taken time, a few zero-income months, and a lot of work along the way. Here's his story

2018 207

How Jeep Therapy Helped Me Get Through My Silent Struggle

Ms. Career Girl

The Perfect Storm hit me out of nowhere about eight years ago. Growing closer to that half century mark, my body and hormones where changing and I didn’t realize depression was setting in. My two amazing kids were growing older becoming more independent and not needing me like they once did.

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How to Write and Get Great LinkedIn Recommendations

Professional Resume Services

People have different opinions about LinkedIn recommendations. When you work with a LinkedIn profile development expert, they will likely tell you they are important to have from a quality standpoint rather than a quantity standpoint.

2018 130

Yikes! Poltergeists Are Messing with My LinkedIn Profile. Things Are Missing

Executive Career Brand

Things Can Change on Your LinkedIn Profile Overnight. Keep an Eye on It! When was the last time you took a look at your LinkedIn profile? It may look quite a bit different than even a month ago. things may have moved around, some things may not be there […]. The post Yikes!

2018 148

Stretch Those Paychecks: 6 Cost Savings Ideas for Your Employees

Evil HR Lady

When some employers talk about their company’s benefits, they are simply referring to health insurance—but there is so much more to consider. For a few pennies out of your organization’s coffers, there are several ways you can help the workforce save money. For starters, you can help your coworkers stretch their paychecks and make the most of their benefits by sharing these six cost-saving ideas for employees. Choose Your Health Insurance Wisely.

2018 131

How To Move Into A New Career With No Relevant Experience On Your CV

Career Shifters

Everywhere you turn it seems to be staring back at you: "Experience in a similar role required". How can you move into work you love when nobody will give you a chance? Natasha shares the key ideas and practical actions that can help you dodge the experience Catch-22

2018 194

Living Your Own Version of Personal Happiness

Ms. Career Girl

Have you noticed how often someone else is telling you what it takes to be happy? Telling you the who, what, when, where, and even why about what you need to do to attain personal happiness? How many “happiness gurus” have you listened to?

2018 217

How to Start Your Career in Sports Management

Career Alley

There are plenty of jobs in the sports industry, even if you aren’t cut out to be a professional athlete. But how can you start your career in sports management? First, you’ll need the right education. Find your Dream Job Sports Management

Sports 141

Beware the Influencers Selling You on the Falsity That Your Resume Has Only One Purpose

Career Trend

Some people assert that “the resume has just a single purpose.” ” I heartily DISagree.

2018 132

A Note to Our Jewish Friends.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Our Best Wishes to all. Our Friends of The Jewish Faith – and all others, too – for a Sweet, Happy, Healthy, Safe and. Prosperous New Year. 2018 Alan L. Sklover All Rights Reserved. Commercial Use Prohibited

2018 141

Why a Chief Marketing Officer Wants His Best Employees to Quit

Evil HR Lady

Turnover is expensive and we all want our best employees to stay in our business, right? Of course, right. Except that sometimes you want even the best and the brightest to go out to other companies. While I’ve advocated this for years , I was somewhat surprised to see The Harvard Business Review do the same. Ryan Bonnici , the Chief Marketing Officer of G2 Crowd , gives four reasons why he encourages his best employees to look around, and take a new job if need be.

2018 138

Your 13-word Career-change Stories – The Top Ten

Career Shifters

Last week, we challenged you to tell your career-change story in just 13 words. And boy, did you deliver! Now it's time to find the winner of a one-hour deep-dive with Natasha (or a £100 / $130 voucher if they've already shifted). Ready to cast your votes

2018 207

Is There A Dr. in Your House?

Ms. Career Girl

I recently read an article in the New York Times about a woman who was trolled on Twitter for making reference to her PhD. ( “Women, Own Your Dr. Titles” by Julia Baird.) The comments were so hostile she decided to add “Dr.” to her handle. Just to rub it in. The abuse intensified.

2018 169

How to Make a Career Out of TESOL

Career Alley

But, while teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) has a reputation as a dead-end job, that reputation simply isn’t accurate. You can build your whole career on TESOL, whether at home or abroad. Discover Career Opportunities TESOL

2018 141

The Relationship Between Networking and Referrals

Professional Resume Services

As a job candidate, you have to know what works and what doesn’t work with your job search to ensure you make progress every single day. One of the most effective strategies for any job search is networking.

2018 130

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“People who enjoy meetings should not be in charge of anything.” ” – Thomas Sowell. How true!

2018 130

Let’s Stop Pretending Our Automated Systems Are Secure

Evil HR Lady

We moved a few months ago –just to a different suburb–but that means a new address. My husband’s life insurance policy payment, with Prudential, was due, so I decided to pay it and call and change the address. I knew there was a good chance that they wouldn’t be allowed to change the address because I am, in fact, not my husband, but I thought I’d give it a try while I was thinking of it.

2018 125

Creative vs. Traditional Resume: Which is Right for You?

Jobacle

The job market has so many resume styles that you can choose from, making it even harder to know where to start when you are creating your own. However, once you’ve had a grasp about the different types of resumes out there and when to use them, picking the one ideal for your situation is easy.

2018 172

Navigating a Career Slump – All You Need To Know To Move Ahead

Ms. Career Girl

You’ve been staring at your computer screen for hours, unable to do anything. You continuously find yourself wasting away the hours at work, procrastinating and avoiding the one thing you should be doing.

2018 176

How To Launch Your Career In 5 Steps

Career Alley

If you have recently decided on a career that you would like the pursue then you are probably wondering how to go about launching it. […]. Launch your Career Launch Your Career

2018 141

Is Your Lack of Personal Branding Holding You Back From the Perfect Job?

Professional Resume Services

There are many things that could potentially hold you back from landing your dream job, and none of them are more notable than a lack of c-level personal branding. Having a perfect resume is still essential today, but it won’t get you a job on its own in most cases.

2018 130

We’re pleased to offer another new “Model Letter”:

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Complaint of FMLA Interference and Retaliation to U.S.

2018 130

Del Taco and McDonald’s Face Sexual Harassment Claims–Is Fast Food a Haven for Harassers?

Evil HR Lady

The EEOC filed suit against Del Taco due to sexual harassment complaints from “young female employees.” ” They claim that at least three male supervisors harassed the young women. The female employees filed complaints and faced retaliation instead of relief. On September 18, McDonald’s employees in 10 cities will walk out in protest against the working conditions and sexual harassment.

2018 125

7 Tips for Recovering from a Major Mistake at Work

Jobacle

So, you’ve had one of those awful stomach-drop moments.

2018 141

Smartphone Etiquette at Work? What’s That?

Ms. Career Girl

Smartphones have changed the way many Americans work. They quicken communication, they allow coworkers to reach out and respond to problems even while they are out of the office, and they let many take work home with them.

2018 167

5 Tips to Get a Headstart on a Good Financial Future

Career Alley

Here are five ways that you can get a head start on financial planning so that you can have the future that you want. Discover Career Opportunities Financial Advice

2018 141

3 Strategies for a Successful Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Going through an executive job search today is much different than it was a decade ago. The one thing that hasn’t changed is the need for a quality resume.

2018 130

Boilerplate – Key Words & Phrases

Sklover Working Wisdom

In contracts, what is meant by: “ Boilerplate ?”. Often people refer to certain provisions of an agreement as “boilerplate.” For example, it is quite common that a client will say to me “The agreement I need you to review is mostly boilerplate, so it should not take long to review.”.

2018 130

Workplace Retaliation

Evil HR Lady

Did you know you can lose a sexual harassment lawsuit even when no one was actually sexually harassed and the court agrees that no sexual harassment took place? You can, if you retaliate against the person who made the complaint. Sure, it won’t be the sexual harassment complaint that you lose on–but retaliation charges can be just as expensive. How you treat someone who makes a complaint is critical and you have to be careful to not retaliate.

2018 127

Share Your 13-word Career-change Story

Career Shifters

Tell us your career-change story in exactly 13 words, and be in with a chance to win a one-hour deep-dive with Natasha to tackle your biggest challenge with your shift –or, if you've already shifted, a £100 / $130 Amazon voucher

2018 152

Twelve Creatives Who Overcame Failure

Ms. Career Girl

Success comes with failure. It’s an inevitable part of the process. And while many see it as a negative, failure affords us the opportunity to learn and grow from our missteps. There are numerous benefits of failing as a learning experience, throughout your career and life in general.

2018 176

Breaking the Mould: 5 Tips for Spicing up Your Resume

Career Alley

Here are five insightful ways of breaking the traditional mold of plain-Jane resumes - try out these tips and you'll be more likely to get called in for an interview at your desired employer of choice. Create a Killer Resume and Cover Letter killer resume

2018 141