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Two Reasons Why HR Stinks (and How to Fix It)

Evil HR Lady

An acquaintance just got her first job after being a stay at home mom for many years. She’s a recruiter. Salary? $10 10 an hour. Take that in for a minute.

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8 Common Delegation Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

Ms. Career Girl

Delegating is the key to a successful business and what sets bosses apart from true leaders. The hardest part? Knowing when to let go. Are you delegating tasks, especially remotely these days, then find yourself nervous, hovering over your team making sure they do it right?

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Leadership is not for everyone. Is it for you?

Ms. Career Girl

Merriam-Webster defines leadership as “the office or position of a leader; capacity to lead; and the act or instance of leading.” I contend that leadership is more than a title, ability, or action. Unlike management, leadership isn’t about positional authority alone, or at all.

2020 203

Our New Life on the Island: 10 Inspirational Takeaways From a Coastal Viewpoint

Career Trend

While Rob’s and my life change didn’t hinge on one reason–there were a number of motivators as often is the case for transformative changes in one’s life–the idea of a more simple, centered life prevailed throughout our decision-making process. Our move to N.

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It’s Time to Update Your LinkedIn Profile

Executive Career Brand

I’m just as guilty as the next guy of neglecting my social media accounts. I realized recently that I needed to update my LinkedIn profile. Let’s face it. We all get busy. We forget to do things. I was doing some research for a LinkedIn article that led me to scan my LinkedIn profile.

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From Own Business to Humanitarian Work

Career Shifters

“I wasn't waking up excited anymore.”. When Marta Zecin travelled to Lebanon for the first time, she fell in love. No longer content to keep her humanitarian work in the sidelines, her new path unfolded step by step.

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How to Thrive in Times of Change

Ms. Career Girl

Dealing with change can be difficult. After all, humans are creatures of habit. We’ve spent years perfecting our routines and situational responses, basing them on experience and empirical evidence. When we’re in our comfort zones, we know exactly how to act and what to expect.

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The Ultimate Guide to Accepting a Job Offer

Professional Resume Services

If you have been in an active job search for a while, or even if you are just starting out, when you finally get that job offer, your tendency is to “jump” at it, sometimes without really giving it much thought. There are many reasons for this. You may think that another offer will never.

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Targeting, Branding and Networking Get the Job During the Pandemic

Executive Career Brand

With COVID-19 continuing to impact job search, 3 things are more important than ever: Targeting (and research) … Personal Branding … Networking Some employers (maybe your current employer) are furloughing or laying off people. Others are hiring new people.

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The Liminal Phase: How To Successfully Navigate The Most Uncomfortable Stage Of Your Career Change

Career Shifters

You’ve disengaged with your current career, but you’re not yet anywhere near your new one. You don’t feel like who you used to be, but you don’t yet know who you’re becoming. You’re taking action, but you’re not sure where it’s leading you. Welcome to the in-between.

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10 Ways to Stimulate Employee Motivation

Ms. Career Girl

Today’s fast-moving business environment demands that the effective manager be both a well-organized administrator and highly adept in understanding people’s basic needs and behavior in the workplace.

2020 194

Lessons from My Favorite Dentist

Evil HR Lady

David Morris died a few weeks ago at the age of 83. Fortunately, his family was with him, and it was peaceful. He was my dentist when I was a teenager and the father of one of my best friends.

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“What the world needs is a new kind of army – an army of the kind.” ” – Cleveland Armory.

2020 130

7 Things I Learned About Resume Writing That Changed Everything

Executive Career Brand

I’ve been helping job seekers with their resumes, LinkedIn profiles and other job search-related materials for about 25 years. You’d think resume writing would be that much easier after all that time, but it’s not. Resume writing is complicated.

2020 138

From The Army to Teaching

Career Shifters

“It was time for a new challenge, but also to deliver my family some stability.”. Ben Adams had achieved all he'd set out to achieve in his military career and was ready for something new.

2020 181

Your Employees May (Ahem) Be Doing Something Other than Work

Evil HR Lady

Your employees should not be viewing pornography in the office. Your employees should not be viewing pornography on company equipment, even out of the office.

2020 215

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The only time we lose is when we give up.” ” – Cesar Chavez. Boy, oh, boy. things sure seem “complicated” at work, at home, and in our daily lives.

2020 130

How Did You Grow Up? I See My Parents In Things I Do at Work Every Day (The Best Hire Ever Podcast)

The HR Capitalist

At my desk in my home office, I have two things to remind me where I came from: --A weathered work thermos that was used by my dad in his career as a Telecom Lineman, and . --A A desk bell used by my Mom in her long career as a 1st grade school teacher.

2020 113

“How Do I Shift Into My Dream Career, When My Only Qualification Is Passion?”

Career Shifters

Stefanie’s worked hard to achieve impressive qualifications and career success, but now a long-lost childhood dream is calling her. How do you shift into a career you know you’ll love, when your hard-won qualifications and experience don’t apply

2020 141

Going Back to School While Working? Yes You Can!

Ms. Career Girl

Instead of taking all of these one-off courses, why don’t I just get an MBA? As I said those words to my boss, a voice in my head screamed ‘are you crazy? You’re already working too much!’

2020 153

What to Do If Employees Refuse to Wear a Mask

Evil HR Lady

“I want to come back to work, but I won’t wear a mask.” ” Some of you may have heard this from your employees. Your gut reaction may be, “well, then, you’re fired,” but you can’t do that immediately.

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The night will pass. Then we will have work to do.” ” – Rumi (Persian Poet, 13th Century). It seems that 800 years ago, they had their own dark times. And, then, when the night passed, they had “work to do,” too, just as we will. That is for certain, it’s just a matter of time.

2020 130

RTW: It's Like the Video Rental Scene in "I Am Legend".

The HR Capitalist

I'm not going to lie. I want back to my office a couple of weeks ago to pick some stuff up. It was f##king weird.

2020 113

Job Search Strategies: This Is The Only Job Search Strategy You need to Get Right To Find A New Job

Career Advice Guy

Every year I run a job search strategy questionnaire, whereby I send out a simple survey to all my connections, asking. Read More. The post Job Search Strategies: This Is The Only Job Search Strategy You need to Get Right To Find A New Job appeared first on The Career Advice Guy. Job Search

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Overcoming Challenges Women Face as They Get Older

Ms. Career Girl

Women in their 40s or 50s — or older — have a lot on their plates. They often have teenage or college-aged kids and are also possibly caring for grandkids or aging parents.

2020 158

Help Me Get Out of a Relocation Contract

Evil HR Lady

I recently left a company that had given me a tax-assisted relocation package. Totaling at $19k. I needed to stay employed with that company for 24 months per the contract. I left the company for a few reasons after 21 months. I was furloughed twice while there.

2020 191

From Tax Advice to Social Impact

Career Shifters

“My soul was slowly dying.”. Aimee Higgins had worked her entire career to get to the 'top'. But the closer she got, the more she realised she didn't want to be there.

2020 141

Are You Willing to Hire "Athletes" Rather Than Specialists at Your Company?

The HR Capitalist

First up, the term "athlete" in this post is meant to describe hiring those who are generally smart, intellectually curious, quick on their feet, learn quickly, are great communicators and have DNA for drive/initiative - rather than hiring someone with domain experience in a job as your first concern.

2020 117

Step-By-Step Instructions on Setting Up A Professional Domain Email Account

Career Advice Guy

I firmly believe the best way to search for a new job is to email the hiring manager directly. This way, Read More. The post Step-By-Step Instructions on Setting Up A Professional Domain Email Account appeared first on The Career Advice Guy. Strategies

2020 88

How to Decide if You Should Get Active with Brand Activism – And What to If So

Ms. Career Girl

From the team formerly known as the Washington Redskins, to #BlackLivesMatter, to saying goodbye to Uncle Ben and Aunt Jemima, social activism is the latest must-have for brands. But should you join in?

2020 147

What is the Future of Inclusion at Work?

Evil HR Lady

Diversity and inclusion are making the headlines today — of course. It is not like D&I is a new function, or that the concerns of having a diverse, inclusive workforce haven’t been around for years.

2020 167

A-Players Sourcing Guide: 11 Steps to Landing the Industry’s Top-Performers

Undercover Recruiter

The most talented people build the best companies. It’s that simple. No successful business was built purely on market fit and a ton of investments. People are the #1 asset of any company, its biggest strength or weakness.

2020 83

Choosing Members of your Leadership Team as an Executive To Drive Culture (Best Boss Ever Podcast).

The HR Capitalist

Congrats my friend - you made it. You're an executive, and whether than means you're a C-level, SVP, VP, whatever - you're now expected to be strategic. There's a lot of areas to think about strategy when you're a leader.

2020 113

Why the Time Has Come for a Four-Day Week

The Undercover Recruiter

The coronavirus pandemic has changed every aspect of our lives, and it’s had a particularly marked effect on the way we work. The largest flexible working experiment ever conducted has taken place out of necessity, and the early signs are that it will leave a lasting change in work culture.

2020 83

Five Steps to Create a Transitional Retirement Option For Your Employees

Ms. Career Girl

The relationship between companies and their employees has been forever changed by the Covid-19 virus. It’s hard to believe, but it’s true. Since late January, Americans have been shifting from their traditional roles and workplaces toward their home offices.

2020 147

How Spending $21 Could Save Your Business $200,000

Evil HR Lady

Due to safety guidelines , you are probably conducting all interviews over the phone or via video conferencing. Fair enough. What do you do if you have a hearing-impaired candidate who says that neither of those options works for her?

2020 146

?? How To Regularly Beat Applicant Tracking Systems With Your Resume

JobMob

If you applied to a large company and never got a response, chances are your resume couldn't pass the screening of their ATS. This is a guest post by Nissar Ahamed. Photo by Damir Spanic.

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