Tackling The Job Market In 2019

Career Alley

Are you in the market for a new job? Or, maybe you are feeling the whole New Year, New You vibe and you want to start a new chapter in your life? Find your Dream Job Job Market Job Search

2019 141

Don’t Let Fear Stall Your Career – Four Don’ts and What to Do About Them 

Ms. Career Girl

She has worked hard to succeed in her current job, giving her a sense of both pride and satisfaction. Has she considered changing jobs or applying for a more challenging project? A friend of mine just moved into a new job with a lot more responsibility. The new is scary.

2019 211

SUBLIMATION – Not For This Woman!

Ms. Career Girl

Maren is the author of forthcoming novel A Better Next (5/28/19) which has similar notes of sexism when a healthcare consultant and wife, learns her doctor husband’s intention to take a prestigious new job on the other side of the country?and I admit it. I love awards shows.

2019 233

Magnetize Your Executive LinkedIn Profile with These SEO Tips

Professional Resume Services

Creating an attractive LinkedIn profile is valuable for anyone who’s searching for a new job. If you’re new to SEO or don’t necessarily know the right ratio of keywords to incorporate, it’s.

2019 130

How To Revamp Your Job Search For The New Year

Ms. Career Girl

If you’re like 68% of Americans , you’ve probably made a New Year’s Resolution this year. For 42% of women, making a New Year’s Resolution is a promise to save more money in the new year. January is usually considered one of the best months to look for a job.

2019 183

I wet my pants at my new job

Ask A Manager

What makes this worse is that this is a brand new job that I absolutely love, but now I’m thinking about just quitting and never showing my face there ever again. my coworker’s butt crack is always on display I keep finding my coworker in a compromising position … with himself I wet my pants at my new job was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager A reader writes: I am writing to you in a state of extreme mortification.

2019 67

How to Use Your Time Wisely When Searching for an Executive Job

Professional Resume Services

Not too many people truly enjoy the time they spend searching for a new job. Here are a few effective time management tips to consider when job searching. Just remember to be realistic in this regard so you don’t eliminate yourself from too many potential jobs.

2019 141

The Hidden Costs of Employee Relocation (and Why Employers Should Care)

Evil HR Lady

According to one report, two of the most stress-inducing life events are moving and starting a new job. With so much for a relocating hire to consider, it’s almost a guarantee that your employee won’t begin their new job on the right foot if you don’t offer to help. Stress at work isn’t limited to aggressive deadlines or closing important deals.

2019 144

Walmart Changes Will Force a Disabled Employee Out

Evil HR Lady

But, he was able to greet people, which was the primary function of his job. However, according to store officials, on April 26, the job is changing–to include things that Catlin can’t do, like lift up to 25 pounds and be on his feet for a good portion of the day. Illegal discrimination or simply a job change? Catlin has clearly been able to do the job successfully for the past 10 years.

2019 137

3 key steps to start your job search

Cube Rules

When you decide it is time to look for a new job — even if the new job is inside your current company, deciding what to do first can initially seem daunting. There is a lot to do, typically, because you haven’t looked for a job recently.

2019 141

Reasons Why Your Executive Job Search Could be Taking Longer than Expected

Professional Resume Services

Many executives don’t have to look for a new job very often. So if it’s been several years since you last conducted a job search, things could have changed drastically. Some job seekers are still surprised it takes them so long to find a job.

2019 141

3 Ways to Leverage LinkedIn During Your Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Whether you’re unemployed and searching for a job or if you’re ready to move on from your current employer, prioritizing LinkedIn profile development can be a great first step in getting into the position you want. Here are a few effective ways to make the most out of your LinkedIn profile during an executive job search. One of the worst things you can do is find people who work at the company you’re interested in and messaging them to let them know you’re searching for a job.

2019 100

7 Key Time Management Skills to Share with Your Employees

Ms. Career Girl

When your employees are staying busy with productive work, it also results in job satisfaction. In a new job, it’s difficult to automatically know what is urgent and what can wait, especially since some tasks, if delayed today, will result in urgent fires tomorrow.

2019 140

Is an Executive Resume Still Needed With LinkedIn Being So Popular?

Professional Resume Services

Sure, employers put a high priority on looking at a job candidate’s LinkedIn profile, but they also still want to see a formal resume in most cases. Here’s why you should still prioritize writing an effective resume when searching for a new job.

2019 130

Have You Considered the Power of Volunteering for Your Executive Job Search?

Professional Resume Services

However, what if we told you volunteering in your community could help your job search, give you something else to put on your executive resume biography and boost your personal branding at the same time? Meet New People. Open Your Mind To New Options.

2019 130

How to Ace Your C-Level Executive Job Interview

Professional Resume Services

Many executives feel similar emotions when they’re searching for a new job. In addition to honesty, here are some of the best ways you can ace your c-level job interview. Blog Executive Resumes Interviewing Job Search executive bio resumes that get you hired

2019 130

How to Nail Your Negotiation Strategy

Career Alley

Whether you’re looking for a new job, a raise or you need to learn different ways of managing clients, the art of negotiation is a valuable life skill.

2019 153

“#MeToo is Now #YouToo, Too” – Dignity for one requires dignity for all

Sklover Working Wisdom

Two female team members were rumored to have complained to HR of Gerald’s habits, their discomfort with it, and then simply seemed to “disappear,” that is, they did not return to work on Monday morning, without any of the sales team members hearing from them that either had a new job elsewhere. New thinking, new limits, new policies, new expectations, new accountabilities, new risks, new consequences. 2019, Alan L.

2019 100

my boss wants me to tell her when I’m looking for a new job

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: How should I handle my boss’s request that I keep her in the loop when I’m thinking of moving on to a new job? Since our team is so small and because we work under very tight deadlines, when I first started the job two years ago, she said it would put the team in a difficult position if I just put in my two or three weeks’ notice and leave. It is 100% not common practice to tell your boss when you’re looking for a new job.

2019 55

4 Things Hiring Managers Look for In Resumes

Jobacle

A resume is an effective tool for conveying your interest and eligibility for a new job. However, many job seekers find it challenging to stand out from the competition and don’t know how to optimize their resume to catch the eye of their would-be future employer.

2019 135

my new job isn’t what I signed up for

Ask A Manager

Although I’m using my project management skills and getting a lot of things done, no one is noticing except her, and the work I’ve been doing was not part of the job description when I was hired. I’m concerned because my role is to work with most of the people in the organization, so not doing the job I was hired to do is starting to become very obvious. my new job isn’t what I signed up for was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

2019 49

coworkers at my new job want to oust the CEO, a company I rejected keeps rejecting me back, and more

Ask A Manager

Coworkers at my new job want to oust the CEO. I recently started a new job in a very small office, only six people. Obviously I want my new coworkers to like me and I do want to make positive changes at my new job, but I also don’t want to risk upsetting my boss and risk getting fired for insubordination (he has been known to be quite retaliatory in the past, according to my coworkers). You are way too new to be involved in any of this.

2019 57

how do I start a new job on the right foot?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m starting a new job in 12 days. My new job is a huge, national corporation, with hundreds of people in the building. My current office, and most jobs in my past, have been in offices of fewer than 40 people. Can you offer any tips on starting out in a new job, specifically in a new environment? Anything new or exciting in the world of office etiquette I should know about?

2019 55

update: I slept through an entire day of work

Ask A Manager

I’ve been at my new job a year now, and 9 months since sleeping through a full day of work. In our line of work “finding the new normal” is a familiar concept (albeit in a different context), so thankfully I think we’re all on the same page.

2019 86

I just started my new job and I miss my old one — did I make a mistake?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I recently left a job that I’d been at for a few years and felt really comfortable, had a relaxed working environment, and fun coworkers. I jumped at a new opportunity that provides me all of the above, as well as the opportunity to network with many leaders across my city, but in my first week I’m finding myself feeling really homesick for the old gig. It’s completely normal to miss an old job when you’re at a brand new one!

2019 55

I don’t have any work to do at my new job

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I am a recent graduate who has just started my first job. I don’t want to be too pushy, but I don’t want to be seen as “that lazy new employee” either. When job applicants don’t respond to interview invitations. You may also like: I get bored with all my jobs after six months can I read erotica on work breaks? do I need to give interviewers a great reason for why I’m looking to leave my current job?

2019 51

The Top Reasons People Aren’t Applying for Jobs

The Undercover Recruiter

Enticing people to apply for your jobs seems like it should be a straightforward task. They want a new job, you’re offering them one that seems to be a good fit, but sometimes the applications just don’t roll in. That’s because anyone who has been through the process of applying for jobs has been burnt. The Top Reasons People Aren’t Applying for Jobs Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2019 86

should I tell my replacement about a cranky team member, coworkers devise bizarre solutions to simple problems, and more

Ask A Manager

I’m preparing to leave my job (by choice), and am training my newly-hired replacement at the moment. I think that having some background knowledge of his quirks might make things go a little smoother for my replacement; on the other hand, I don’t want to “poison the well” for him by giving his new boss a bad impression. That’s why new managers generally get access to team members’ past performance reviews, etc. It’s five answers to five questions.

2019 77

a happy ending

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’ve been reading your blog for many years, starting when I was miserable and stuck in a role with an awful manager, and your advice has made a big impact on how I approach work and applying for jobs. Most recently, I was laid off last fall from my job at a small nonprofit. (My They hired me part-time so I could focus on job hunting. I also tried to pitch myself for a corporate job there as they’re in the process of expanding.

2019 63

my coworker uses all-caps for everything, can I ask my office to stop swearing, and more

Ask A Manager

My team recently hired a new employee to help pick up some of the slack when it comes to the admin tasks we deal with on a day-to-day basis. Our new employee (Sansa) is enthusiastic about the job, a quick learner, and well liked by everyone in our organization. I have a very good job. Is it bad to step back from a management job to a less senior position? The job has taken its toll on my health over the years. It’s five answers to five questions.

2019 79

my boss has strict kitchen rules, how to escape an exit interview, and more

Ask A Manager

You can cheerfully insist you don’t have any other feedback to give and are excited to move into your new position for reasons unrelated to him. But I’ve always wondered how employers would respond if the I asked for references for my prospective new manager.

2019 81

don’t drunkenly email your boss this St. Patrick’s Day

Ask A Manager

Patrick’s Day pinching my boss keeps pushing me to drink contacting my daughter’s employer about her affair, former coworkers keep asking if I have a new job yet, and more don’t drunkenly email your boss this St. In preparation for St. Patrick’s day … a reader writes: Back in 2010, I sent the most horrifying email to my boss (by accident!) and I thought you might get a kick out of it. For context, there was a St.

2019 79

my coworker thinks she trained me more thoroughly than she did

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I started a new job three months ago. One of my new coworkers has the same job title as me, so it was her job to train me. We spent a couple hours going over what she thought my job duties would be. You may also like: I lied to my boss and said I’ve been doing a task I haven’t actually done should employees have to train their new manager?

2019 57

my coworker is routinely late because of she stops for coffee, letting a man open a door at an interview, and more

Ask A Manager

Her job does not require she be here at 9 on the dot. A further concern is that we are in the midst of recruiting (two offers have been made to new grads and we expect them to start within two months). These new employees will be at the same level, and doing similar work at Sansa (they’ll be more or less equals), and I’m worried Sansa is setting a bad precedent. I’m still waiting to hear if I got the job … it’s between me and one other candidate.

2019 70

remote work bait-and-switch, changing clothes in the office bathroom, and more

Ask A Manager

I started a new job about six months ago. Working flexibly and remotely was a big plus in taking this job. That was one of the reasons I accepted the job. I’m in my first job as an HR assistant. One of the great joys I’ve found since starting my job is biking home from work. I think what he did was really inappropriate, but I don’t want to get too involved or be the reason he loses his job. I’m currently job searching.

2019 63

boss asked someone to take her family off her health insurance, how to encourage someone you’re rejecting, and more

Ask A Manager

So I recently started a new job in a very small office right before the New Year. As I was being hired, they were doing their budget for 2019. I assume he knew or figured that her husband could get his own insurance through his job, but it’s still incredibly obnoxious.). My job, among other things, is to ride herd on the process of selecting the intern. I’m a relatively new grad school grad working at my first real job ever.

2019 77

I have to build with Legos during an interview, I don’t want to cross a picket line for work errands, and more

Ask A Manager

Using your recommendations for resumes and cover letters, I landed an interview with what I believe to be my dream job. Unless you’re applying for a job that includes building things out of Legos, or that’s adjacent to that in some relevant way, I’m really skeptical that there’s much correlation between this and who will excel at the job. I am an admin and as part of my job I am in charge of stocking the office kitchen with drinks and snacks.

2019 67

my office thinks I insulted a coworker, colleague refuses to take my input, and more

Ask A Manager

Part of the my job is to review other folk’s work, and “Ned” posted a change for comment that broke one of the basic rules in the field. I have someone who worked for me 10 years ago at a summer camp who frequently contacts me and asks me to be a reference for him as he applies for new jobs. The companies do call me, and if I don’t answer (often due to doing my job or because of a time zone difference) I usually get a text or email from him freaking out.

2019 67

should I have shared my salary with a coworker?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I changed jobs recently — my new company is a big, multinational organization comprised of lots of divisions. But he definitely has a “bigger” job than I do, with all my responsibilities and then some, so the fact he’s paid so much less than me seems strange. Or, since you’re new, you can lean on that — “Oh, I didn’t realize that!

2019 65

am I doing dog-friendly wrong, do I still need printed copies of my resume, and more

Ask A Manager

I recently started a job at a dog-friendly office and I love the option to bring my dog to work with me sometimes. Now that I’m interviewing for a new job, I’m wondering if would make me look unprepared to skip the printed resume, or to only offer it if the interviewer doesn’t have one already. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Am I doing dog-friendly wrong?

2019 85

my boss wants us to go on an all-day rafting trip, coworker’s parents are threatening to call HR about our friendship, and more

Ask A Manager

My company hired a new director (Michelle) a few years ago. Since then, there have been several new managers hired by her who really share her same outgoing personality. I’ve been very involved on several successful new product launches over the last three years. I recently accepted a job offer with a start-up nonprofit. My new office doesn’t recycle. Less than two weeks ago, I started a new job that I love. You are still very new.).

2019 63

my coworkers keep praising my work bully, emergency bathroom use during interviews, and more

Ask A Manager

She is so great at her job! Plus, I’m in the camp we shouldn’t keep jerks around just because they are good at their job. My SO’s employer (a large firm) has a reputation for being at least somewhat family-friendly, despite the nature of this job he does.

2019 63

my boss watches me by video call while I work, how much noise is too much, and more

Ask A Manager

I’m a trailing spouse, so I’m job hunting but it takes quite a while for me to find anything even somewhat related to my field. I have a job that requires a substantial amount of time on the phone (probably averaging 15-20 hours per week on the phone, including short unscheduled calls, long project meetings, and occasional webinars). While there, I mentioned I was looking for a new job, and he said he knew someone with a company looking for people with my type of experience.

2019 73