Tue.Aug 04, 2020

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? And if so, how can you do so without seeming cynical, especially if this is your first time dipping your toes into the social justice water? Brand activism is a significant change in mission alignment with social issues, not just a short-term tactical move.

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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. Things […]. The post It’s Time to Update Your LinkedIn Profile appeared first on Executive Career Brand™. LinkedIn Personal Branding LinkedIn Profile personal branding

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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. Read more » The post The Ultimate Guide to Accepting a Job Offer appeared first on Executive Resume Services. Guest Posts Job Search job search plan Job Search Tips job seekers

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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. While his new profession felt like a natural progression, he still took the time to get beneath the glossy advertising and uncover what it would really be like. Here's his story

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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. Those items are on my desk to remind me of how much influence both had on me. Not that I need them for that, because I see my parents (RIP Kent and Deanna) in things I do every day of my career.

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“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 107

Say No to Doing More Non-Promotable Work: Doing More May Hurt Your Career

Catherines Career Corner

Know how to say no to non-promotable work. Doing more of these non-promotable work may be hurt your career in the long run. Know why you should say no to this type of work in the workplace. By Briana Marvell We all know that our job duties aren’t so black and white. Someone [.]. Author information. Catherine Adenle. Founder at Catherine's Career Corner. Founder, Catherine's Career Corner.

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I deeply dislike my try-hard coworker

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: Let me just say up front, you’re going to think I’m a jerk. The problem is, I deeply someone I work with, someone everyone else seems to enjoy, but who nonetheless drains me of my happiness whenever they enter my atmosphere. A few months ago, I was promoted to a position I never dreamed I’d get, at least not without a few more years of proving myself. I get on so well with my boss, and he trusts me enough to learn on the job.

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do my clothes and car make me look like I don’t “need” a job — and is that a problem?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: My question relates to interview attire and accessories. I am an attorney with just under 15 years of experience. Many of those years have been spent in self employment, which I fear already impedes/impacts my job search. Recently my family relocated, within our home state, to accommodate my husband’s career as he is the primary earner in our family. As a result, I stopped taking new clients, provided my staff with severance, and am wrapping up old matters.

2020 29

how to explain a late professional start, demotions, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. How to explain my late professional start. I’m what I think of as a professional late bloomer. I was “home-schooled” in a chaotic, dysfunctional home from first through twelfth grades by my mother, a woman who had never gone to college and who frequently struggled with her mental health. We were usually below the poverty line and didn’t have the resources to supplement a spotty education.

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