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2011 56

Gaming the Interview Process

The Undercover Recruiter

Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly 80 million young adults born between 1976 and 2001 make up Gen Y, and as of this year will […]. There’s no getting around it – Millennials are taking over the world. Okay, maybe not the world, but their presence is definitely being felt in the workforce. According to the U.S. Gaming the Interview Process. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

2014 78

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

Constance Hale, Sin and Syntax , 2001.] “Be simple, but go deep.”. – Constance Hale. I want to share a simple quote that has served me well over my career. “Be Be Simple, but go deep.” This quote is a constant reminder for me to use simple, clear words, strong nouns, and active verbs to communicate important messages clearly. For me it has ensured that my and my employers’ expectations are understood and met.”. I could not have said it better. Bravo!

2019 100

QUIET CRISIS

Resume to Referral

People retire, change jobs, and, sadly, like 172 corporate vice presidents on September 11, 2001, die unexpectedly. commentary : Succession happens. Of course, the terrorist attacks that killed so many employees in the World Trade

2001 40

Find Your Networking Bridge on September 11 and Every Other Day of the Year

Career Solvers

Prior to 2001, I worked in the building adjacent to the World Trade Center that was connected by a long indoor bridge. That physical bridge disappeared on September 11, 2001, but the relationships remain, stronger than ever. I just returned from an amazing two-day beach retreat with a group of colleagues I deeply admire and respect. We talked business, but we also bonded as friends, sharing stories about our lives, our hopes, and our dreams.

2001 57

HR Spotify: Fast and Furious Soundtrack Songs, Ranked.

The HR Capitalist

Lil Mo & Vita "Put It On Me" (Remix) The Fast & The Furious (2001) - I had to put Ja Rule in, so here we are. 5-- Limp Bizkit, Method Man, Redman, Swizz Beatz, & DMX "Rollin’ (Urban Assault Vehicle)" The Fast & The Furious (2001) - Out of the more intense records throughout the franchise’s history, this one is top-five material. 4-- Saliva "Click, Click, Boom" More Fast & Furious (2001) - “Click, Click, Boom” is an iconic nu-metal smash of the early 2000s.

2019 112

The Succession Planning Movement

Resume to Referral

People retire, change jobs, and, sadly, like 172 corporate vice presidents on September 11, 2001, die unexpectedly. commentary : Succession happens. Of course, the terrorist attacks that killed so many employees in the World Trade Center, at the Pentagon and in a a field in Pennsylvania didn’t change the fact that by one

Ditch the Day Job: Turn Part Time Dabbling Into Full Time Income

Career Alley

Since 2001 there has been a 14 percent increase in people who have become self-employed , with over 10 million workers in 2012, according to EconomicModeling.com. There may be economic recovery in parts of the U.S., but it’s not being created by big business. There’s an old idea that if you can’t find a job, create one. If you’re a creative freelancer who dabbles on nights and weekends just to make some extra money, this can be the time to up your game.

2014 250

Florida: Not Business As Usual For Millennials!

Ms. Career Girl

STEM job growth since 2001. This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Enterprise Florida for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. For those who have little or no first-hand experiences, the mention of Florida might conjure up images of Spring Break or retirement. But for that vast time between college and the Golden Years, Florida has boundless opportunities to grow and innovate. There’s a massive talent pipeline and workforce.

No STEM Crisis, No War for Talent?

Hiring Technical People

Bob actually has data, as opposed to my anecdotal evidence, now and dating back to my article from 2001, Crisis? Have you read The STEM Crisis Is a Myth ? It’s a fascinating article. What Crisis? A Contrarian Perspective. For those of you who don’t know the four letter acronym, STEM is Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. It refers to anyone in a technical field. Anyone. Back to your originally scheduled blog post.).

Talent 194

Stop Falling into Resume Gaps

JobMob

During my job search in 2006, the question was often phrased like this: “I see that you worked at Amazon.com in France until August 2001, but that your next job only began over a year later in October 2002. ” I would usually grin out of familiarity with the question and then reply with something like this: “In August 2001, I resigned from my managerial position at Amazon.com in France because I wanted to move back to Israel.

2015 87

On The Other Side of Fear

Ms. Career Girl

There’s a soulful old tune that I remember because it was playing on September 11, 2001. “The Other Side of Fear” was a helpful refuge from the unthinkable madness of the day. Murray sings about how fear keeps us from experiencing love. Take a listen for yourself and ponder the message. More recently, celebrity Will Smith spoke of his experience skydiving.

2017 128

My September 11th Memory

Workology

On September 11, 2001, I was driving to Kansas City from Western Kansas to attend a mandatory work training when my cd ended and I heard the news of the second tower’s fall. The year 2001 was supposed to be a year of dreams. The year 2001 was the end of our dreams. My now ex-husband was just transitioning out of the military and had enrolled in college. I knew immediately he could be called back to go to war.

2015 98

??? Stop Falling into Resume Gaps

JobMob

During my job search in 2006, the question was often phrased like this: “I see that you worked at Amazon.com in France until August 2001, but that your next job only began over a year later in October 2002. ” I would usually grin out of familiarity with the question and then reply with something like this: “In August 2001, I resigned from my managerial position at Amazon.com in France because I wanted to move back to Israel.

2017 63

CHECKLIST: Make Sure You Get the Company Twitter Password From Gen Y Early in Mass Layoffs.

HR Capitalist

In 2001, you delivered the news with compassion, took the time necessary and then went through the Exiting Employee Checklist. You're going to have do layoffs at some point in the future - it's a reality. You probably thought about who you needed to talk to in some order - by most difficult first, who you had to get out of the building, etc. In 2013, you need to order the employees you need to layoff not by degree of difficulty, but by who has access to the company Twitter account.

2001 62

Economics for HR Geeks: The Quitter's Index

HR Capitalist

Let's talk after the jump: -White line is the number of people who voluntarily quit their jobs fromm 2001 through 2012. Take a look at this graph. Yellow line is the number of people who were fired/laid off in the same time period. Observations: From 2001through late 2007, people were pretty damn confident in their ability to find a job. Then in late 2007-08, that line flat-lined.

2001 63

A Student’s Guide to the Discipline of Portable Application Testing (PAT) as a Career

Career Alley

Penny is an expert associated with [link] suppliers of Pat Testing Courses and equipment since 2001. “ Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment. ” – Jim Rohn. Portable Appliance Testing commonly abbreviates as PAT is the method of periodically checking and maintaining electrical appliances to ensure safety of users. The process is also known as in-service inspection and testing of electrical equipment.

2012 207

Dress Your Resume and Your Body for Success

Career Solvers

It may be hard to let go of the half page dedicated to that Y2K conversion you worked so diligently on in 1999 or the extended paragraph about the direct mail campaign that was novel in 2001 but old hat in 2011. I often tell my clients that rewriting a resume is like cleaning out a closet. It’s hard to clean out our closet because we can become emotionally attached to some of the items in it.

2011 56

Your City or County Probably Doesn't Break Even On Amazon Distribution Center Jobs.

The HR Capitalist

The study, Amazon said, focused on a "misleading" section of time (2001 to 2015) that included both the recession and a time when Amazon was not building warehouses at the clip it is now. With all the talk about Amazons's 2nd Headquarters campaign and where that project will land, it seems appropriate to examine the economic impact of the less lofty Amazon distribution center.

2018 85

Career Guidance Holiday Gift Idea #2: Scholarship America

Career Key

Among its special initiatives is the " Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund " to provide education assistance for postsecondary study to financially needy dependents of those killed or permanently disabled as a result of the September 11, 2001 attacks. Making college degrees accessible to everyone is an important strategy to improve access to high quality career options.

Not Your Parents’ Job: Five Careers that Didn’t Exist a Decade Ago

Career Alley

TSA Officer – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA for short) was created exactly ten years ago in response to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. “ Say goodbye to the oldies, but goodies, because the good old days weren’t always good and tomorrow ain’t as bad as it seems ” - Billy Joel. Whether you’re a graduate on your first employment hunt or a young professional looking for a career change, you want to pick a job that’s got a future.

2012 256

Always Remember

Evil HR Lady

On September 11, 2001 I lived in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, which is a short drive from NYC. Today is September 11. Today, I live in Switzerland, which is not quite so close and I'm ashamed to admit I didn't think about this day as I should have. It wasn't until I got home from German class, around noon my time and 6:00 a.m. East Coast Time, that I checked my Google Reader and was reminded. I failed to remember. Please note, I didn't forget. I failed to remember.

2009 100

Always Remember

Evil HR Lady

On September 11, 2001 I lived in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, which is a short drive from NYC. Today is September 11. Today, I live in Switzerland, which is not quite so close and I'm ashamed to admit I didn't think about this day as I should have. It wasn't until I got home from German class, around noon my time and 6:00 a.m. East Coast Time, that I checked my Google Reader and was reminded. I failed to remember. Please note, I didn't forget. I failed to remember.

2009 100

How to Avoid the 5 Biggest Career Regrets

Ms. Career Girl

Founded in 2001, eFileCabinet, Inc. Career regrets, whether we admit it or not, are part of the American Dream and its star-spangled ethos–an inseparable entity from the careers we choose. After all, they are how we get those white picket fences encircling the beautiful, sprawling front yard lawns; the two children, and the money to sustain these boons. But as we plot the paths of our careers, we are destined for inevitable missteps, no matter how carefully we plan our quest.

2018 153

How to Find a Job Using Social Media

Career Alley

Launched in 2001, Lingo24 now has over 170 employees spanning three continents and clients in over sixty countries. For many people social media sites are exactly that; a place to socialize, and keep in touch with friends and relatives. Increasingly however, social media platforms are being turned to other purposes. Twitter has been used to foment revolution and social media marketing continues to be a buzz phrase for businesses of all sizes and shapes.

Are Mormons Naturally Trained to Be Great Salespeople?

The HR Capitalist

Managers at Pinnacle Security, founded in 2001 by a student at Brigham Young University , the Mormon Church-owned school, say missionaries simply have the right stuff. This is where the politically correct unload on me, right? What do you mean that Mormons could be better salespeople that other segments of the population?" I could be called a lot of things I don't desire to be called in today's world. But allow me to explain.

2018 108

Ep 39 – What’s Important in #SocialRecruiting with Andy Headworth

Workology

I was one of those early adopters first using dating websites to recruit candidates in 2001. I was one of those early adopters first using dating websites to recruit candidates in 2001. When it comes to using social media sites for recruitment and hiring, we still have a long way to go. Our use and application is still in it’s infancy. I had success with forums, chat rooms and Myspace. That success is what spurred the creation of this blog in 2007.

2015 100

Why Allowing Employees to Work Remotely Facilitates Growth

Ms. Career Girl

Founded in 2001, eFileCabinet, Inc. Technology offers the benefit of allowing your employees to work remotely, either on a regular basis or whenever the need arises. But did you know that working remotely can actually make your employees happier and more productive? To remain competitive, your company must stay ahead of the curve. Giving employees options for working remotely can be one of the crucial factors to growing your business.

2018 147

Do You Need a Summary Paragraph on Your Resume?

Careers Done Write

I received this question this week from a client who has not updated her resume since 2001. As a general rule, you should include a summary paragraph on your resume. This summary area is a great way to showcase, by way of example, what you have done in the past that will serve as an indicator as to how you will perform in the future. You don’t have years of experience to showcase?

2014 119

High-Functioning Depression – What it is and How it Looks

Ms. Career Girl

I am the first African American woman elected to the Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, on the executive board on another business organization and successfully married since 2001.

2018 170

What If Your Plans Don’t Work? Don’t Stop!

Resume Bear

It’s happened to me… Back in August 2001, I graduated with my MBA. In my last post , I channeled the words of my father — “Don’t quit your job until you have another one.&# In general, I think that’s sound advice. Having a plan in place gives you peace of mind to keep that forward momentum going in your career.

2010 111

Tap Into These 5 Hidden Recruiting Talent Pools

Workology

million) served during Gulf War era I (August 1990 to August 2001) or Gulf War era II (September 2001 forward). For the first time in 15 years we are experiencing unemployment numbers which will dip below 5%. Talent pools are tapped.

7 Kinds of Job Search Kindness To Make You Squirm

JobMob

When I started my first Israeli job search in 2001, my friend Assaf S. In that same 2001 job search I mentioned above, another friend, Assaf B., What is sometimes a small thing for you can be a big deal for someone else. The 3rd annual #Kindness Party will take place on Twitter this coming Sunday, April 3rd. More details below. There are actually lots of ways to be kind to people on their job search. Most don’t require much effort, but they will all be very appreciated.

2011 81

How Advances in Health Technologies Are Building Careers

Career Alley

The process started with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), which came into effect in 2001 and contained comprehensive new provisions for the privacy and security of patients’ health data. The health information management (HIM) profession is recognized as one of the fastest growing occupations in the US health industry, with a growth of almost 50 percent over the last 10 years.

Bill Simmons and ESPN: 5 Times When It's Time to Fire Your Biggest Star.

The HR Capitalist

ESPN found him and brought him aboard in 2001, where he continued to write his column under the ESPN banner. Many of you probably aren't aware of a guy named Bill Simmons, who got fired by ESPN last week. Simmons is one of my role models, and if you like what you read here it's fair to say it's heavily influenced by the stylings of Simmons. Simmons started out doing his own site with long columns about sports with tons of pop culture and movie references mixed i n. Sound familiar?

2015 107

Freelancer.com Has Acquired vWorker

Telecommuting Journal

Founded by Ian Ippolito in 2001 originally as RentACoder.com, the marketplace was one of the earliest companies of its kind in the world. I received an email yesterday me know that Freelancer.com has been acquired by vWorker. I’d never even heard of vWorker, though I have heard of RentACoder. Here’s what the letter from Matt Barrie, Freelancer’s CEO, said: Freelancer.com is proud to announce that we have just acquired vWorker!

2012 100

? This Checklist is Key to Leaving Any Company Successfully

JobMob

Here's an inspiring story of why you should never burn your bridges : “Fairly early in my career, I had to implement a RIF (Reduction In Force = layoff) for 1/3 of my department about 15 people in the terrible economy of late 2001. The 25-point layoff success checklist that tells you what to do when you're laid off. Photo credit: JD Hancock.

2016 85

Why You Need Cloud-based Document Management Solutions

Ms. Career Girl

Founded in 2001, eFileCabinet, Inc. Wintertime, although joyous, can be stressful. Compound this stress with winter’s ability to sully even the most determined worker’s plans to produce work and operate a business efficiently (whether due to inclement weather, planned time off, travel, or illness), and making business preparation for this time of year central to your organization’s strategic planning seems warranted.

2017 103

Sit Down Old People - I'd Hire You, But You're Not "Digitally Native".

The HR Capitalist

The term "digital native" comes from a 2001 article suggesting that "children raised in a digital, media-saturated world require a media-rich learning environment to hold their attention." Thoughts from the road. Let's talk about old people. No BS, no talking around it, let's just talk about old people in the workplace. . I'm coming off some leadership training with a client.

2017 100

CHANGE: Randstad's Purchase of Monster Proves Your Should Budget R&D to Kill Your Primary Business.

The HR Capitalist

There were two very fat phases of Monster's existence - namely 2001 and 2007. This one is about change and the conversations we get into as HR leaders related to strategy. It's also about change management in a way that HR pros will understand. Ready? Let's go. Randstad just bought Monster for $423M. Does that sound like a good deal to you?

Here's Why You Should Never Be Afraid to Fire Someone Resistant to Change.

HR Capitalist

Raise your hand if you thought in 2001 that AOL''s sub base would decline by 90%. Check out the chart below as Exhibit A: Change and taking risks is difficult. Of course, if you don''t have the right number of people in your organization who are comfortable asking "what''s next", it''s going to catch up with you. Anyone? They didn''t think so either. They undoubtedly had opportunities in hundreds of areas, including broadband and video. They stuck with dial-up.

2013 66

An All Online Conference for Virtual Assistants

Telecommuting Journal

Established in 2001, IVAA ( [link] ) is the industry trade association for virtual assistants, providing professional networking opportunities, educational programs and annual conferences, which are held both live and online. Learning Virtually – An All Online Conference for Virtual Assistants, Now in Its Sixth Year. RENO, Nev.,

2011 100

Why Internet Sourcing Isn’t Your Recruiting Savior

Workology

In 2001, I successfully sourced candidates on a dating website and made a number of hires for the retailer where I worked. Social media combined with the power of the internet has re-invigorated a once overlooked skill of sourcing within recruiting. Simply put, sourcing is the proactive searching for qualified job candidates for current or planned open positions. In terms of internet sourcing, it is research for the purposes of recruiting. What is Internet Sourcing?