Wed.Apr 19, 2017

31 Success Tips for Serious Entrepreneurs

Ms. Career Girl

The post 31 Success Tips for Serious Entrepreneurs appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Jellaine Dee. Her bio follows. Time after time, I always get asked what tips I can give to help anyone starting out in business.

New Manager? – Big Risks Ahead! Eight Signs to Watch Out For

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The paranoid person is never entirely mistaken.”. – Sigmund Freud. ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : Quite frankly, there are so many actual case histories of “New Manager Risk” that I could write an entire book on the subject. A large part of my law practice over these past 35 years has been devoted to severance, and I have identified five or six situations where we can almost expect our client to lose his or her job.

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#1 Mistake People Make On Online Job Applications

Career Realism

#1 Mistake People Make On Online Job Applications. Work It Daily. If you’re looking for a job, you probably know how FRUSTRATING it is to fill out online job applications.

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4 Ways AI and Machine-Learning Are Changing the Face of Recruiting

The Undercover Recruiter

Sponsored by MightyRecruiter which gives you the tools for the fastest way to relevant candidates.

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The Benefits of Working in Construction

Career Alley

A career in construction is something that many people see as a last resort—but that’s with good reason. Career advice

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Breaking Into Sports: Tips From Old Pros

Career Alley

A career in sports is what dreams are made of for a lot of people. The thought of playing, or coaching, or just being in the environment always warms the blood. But, the red stuff cools down again when you realise how hard it is to break down the barrier. Unfortunately, the sports industry is […]. Career Opportunities Careers in Sports Sports

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Why construction jobs will be sky high in 2017

Corn on the Job

The UK construction industry ended 2016 on a high after successfully rebounding from the uncertainty that followed the UK’s EU referendum. In fact, as the industry looks set to grow significantly in 2017, it is proving to be one of the few ‘Brexit-proof’ sectors.

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Can We Future-Proof Our Jobs and Workplaces?


As we read more and more about the impending ascent of artificial intelligence and machine learning, being able to “future-proof” may hold some appeal to readers. Barring a change in the laws of. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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The Battle-Tested Psychology of the 6/3/1 Recruiting Funnel.

HR Capitalist

So you want more data and analytics in your recruiting function, but you're not sure where to start. Allow me to assist. One of the metrics that is time-tested and true once you really start measuring every open job in your company is the recruiting funnel. The portion of the recruiting funnel that really matters is what your hiring managers see.

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I accidentally insulted my boss’s daughter

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I am a female employee in my late 20s working for a large Fortune 500 U.S. company. My boss is in his early 40s and is a father of two. His oldest is a 15 year old girl. My boss often tells me, totally unsolicited, that his daughter is “very attractive,” a “perfect tall blonde,” and “so beautiful.” ” He says boys are fawning over her and she wants to start dating.

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ask the readers: have your gut feelings when job searching paid off?

Ask A Manager

Last week, commenter Artemesia shared this story about a time when listening to a bad gut feeling really paid off for her: “I almost moved my family cross country for a job where it turned out the CEO of the foundation had his hand in the till, the program head had alienated all the local organizations critical to success of the big project they wanted to hire me to run, and the person who eventually took the job cut and ran after 6 months of disaster. (I

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telling your boss that she smells, misuse of group texts, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Telling your boss that she smells. I have read a ton of articles about employee hygiene issues and how to handle it, but nothing about if your boss has the hygiene issue. Is this something that can be addressed or is it too sensitive of a topic? I wish I had a more exciting answer to this, but in 99% of situations, you’re not going to be in a position to have the “you smell bad” talk with your boss.

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what to do when an employee is reluctant to take on a new project

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: The person who took minutes at our board meetings has moved on, and I’m leaving her position vacant for budget reasons. I want our bookkeeper to take this duty on, because she has already shown she’s trustworthy with sensitive information, and I feel she’s the best person on our staff for this. However, when I asked her to take on the duty, and she said she doesn’t want to. She seemed very nervous about it because she’s never taken minutes before.

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