Fri.Nov 15, 2019

Executive Resume Story: Building the case for complexity in a keep-it-simple world

Career Trend

In Our Hustle Culture, We Are Pressed to Get to the Point Less-is-more advice is prevalent in almost every area of our lives these days. Career communications; aka, executive resumes, are not immune from this weathered recommendation.

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5 Perks of Freelancing

Jobacle

. If you’ve always worked in an office, you might be unaware of the perks of freelancing. Whilst 9-5 jobs give you routine and stability, freelancing is much more flexible. However, if you haven’t freelanced before you might be worried about taking the plunge and becoming your own boss.

Study: Women Who Took Paid Maternity Leave Earn Less

Evil HR Lady

The United States lags behind European countries when it comes to maternity leave. Federal law only requires 12 weeks of unpaid leave if the mother qualifies. To qualify under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), you must: Work for a company that has 50 or more employees in a 75 miles radius Have worked for a minimum of 1250 hours in the past 12 months Worked for at least 12 months for this company (although consecutive work isn’t required). If you meet all these criteria, then you qualify.

Using Machine Learning to Conduct Sales Forecasting

Imarticus Learning

As the future of machine learning slowly transforms the present, models and algorithms are increasingly becoming more powerful, flexible and scalable. They’re also perfectly capable of being adapted into any industry, regardless of how they’re used and to what end.

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Why you Should Think Twice About Ghosting a Recruiter

The Undercover Recruiter

Ten years ago the term “ghosting” was almost unheard of. Fast forward to now and this is term is synonymous in two distinct areas of life, online dating and recruitment!

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How Many Hours Per Week Constitutes Part-Time? The Answer Here

Algrim.co

Wondering how many working hours per week determines what constitutes part-time employment? The answer is simple but the way we think about this question socially is what might surprise you. Full-time employment and part-time employment aren’t that different from one another.

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weekend free-for-all – November 16-17, 2019

Ask A Manager

This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. This one is truly no work and no school.). Book recommendation of the week: The Leftovers , by Tom Perrotta.

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open thread – November 15-16, 2019

Ask A Manager

It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about. If you want an answer from me, emailing me is still your best bet*, but this is a chance to talk to other readers. * If you submitted a question to me recently, please do not repost it here, as it may be in my queue to answer. You may also like: important questions: how could a vampire keep his true nature hidden at work?

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What's YOUR Career Story?

Career Realism

Your career story is a collection of experiences you've had that you've sorted through, labeled, and strung together to make sense of your career. Many people don't realize how their career story is impacting their ability to succeed. In this video, J.T.

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5 Benefits Of Having A Pet-Friendly Office

Career Realism

These days, more and more workers are paying attention to the benefits offered at their potential workplace. Employees are looking at things like flex time, paid paternity leave , and unlimited paid time off when considering where to work. Another benefit people are looking for?

Top 3 Resume Tips For Teachers

Career Realism

Your resume is the first thing that hiring managers will see when you apply for a job—no wonder writing it can be so intimidating!

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Career Realism - Untitled Article

Career Realism

When you fail to own your past career experiences (especially, the bad ones!), you give the control of your future away. Owning a past experience doesn't mean you were wrong or are accepting blame, it means you want to use the experience to your advantage in the future. In this video,J.T.

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