Tue.Apr 18, 2017

How Important Are LinkedIn Endorsements?

Professional Resume Services

With the right strategy, endorsements can easily optimize a LinkedIn profile. If you aren’t familiar with LinkedIn endorsements, they are much more important and different than getting a “like” on Facebook or Twitter.

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From Music to Environmental Enterprise

Career Shifters

"I had achieved so much of what I aimed for… but somehow I knew it wasn't for me.". Alex Robinson had what many would consider an enviable career in the music industry. But when he looked into his future, it just didn't seem to fit.

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Social Recruiting: Making Sense of Connection Requests on LinkedIn

The Undercover Recruiter

Networking plays a huge part in the recruiting world.

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“I Have No Ideas And No Time For My Shift. How Do I Move Forwards?”

Career Shifters

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How to Ask for A Salary Raise – and Get It!

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Ask for A Salary Raise – and Get It! appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Have you earned a raise in salary? Are you delivering as much or more than you colleagues (especially the men!) for less money? Have you increased your contributions since your last salary evaluation?

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Use This Quote When Convincing Someone to Decline An Offer From a Big Company.

HR Capitalist

"It's better to be a pirate than join the Navy.". Steve Jobs. Steve Jobs was brutal in many ways, but with his brutality came moments of pure clarity. This quote is one of those moments. The stale way to make the same point is obvious - " Why do you want to go work for that big company?

Congress Thinks About Doing Away with Mandatory Overtime Payments

Evil HR Lady

Right now, if a non-exempt employee works more than 40 hours in a week (or more than 8 hours in one day, in California) you have to pay them time and a half for the extra hours. So, if an employee earns $10 an hour and works, 45 hours in one week, she receives $400 ($10×40) in straight time and $75 ($15×5) in overtime pay. But what if she would prefer to take “comp” time instead?

should I create a video of myself and send it along with my job application?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: My question relates to gimmicks. I recently decided that I wanted to create an interview question video to answer some general questions. My reasoning was to (1) show that I can create modern content, (2) give employers a face to the name, (3) answer questions that they might have before they have to ask them, and (4) increase confidence in myself. I read through the gimmicks section of your site, and I’m not 100% sure if this would fall into that category.

6 H-1B Alternatives for Hiring Foreign Talent


Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that it reached the annual 85,000 H-1B visa cap in the first five days of April 2017. While USCIS has not yet announced the total. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR h-1b visas hiring hiring foreign workers immigration visas

my boss is a slacker – should I tell someone?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work in an extremely small office: it’s me, my manager, and two other employees who do not work in the office. We’re managed by a corporate office that does not have a formal HR office. My boss is… unproductive. She takes personal calls from at least five different people every day. Very rarely are the calls emergencies.

Ask J.T. And Dale: Should I Rat Out A Co-Worker?

Career Realism

Ask J.T. And Dale: Should I Rat Out A Co-Worker? Work It Daily. Do you ever feel like your colleagues are “getting away” with stuff at work? Have you ever wanted to rat out a co-worker for not being completely honest? In today’s “Ask J.T. And Dale,” career experts J.T.

coworkers keep disrobing in front of me, breaking office chairs, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworkers keep changing clothes in front of me. I work in an office with three women, I am the only man. My role is 100% in the office (it’s a very small office, think like a studio apartment) but the three women are 50% in the office and 50% in the field, which requires them to wear different clothes. Anyway, they have all started just changing in front of me.

Come Out Of The Creative Closet

Corn on the Job

Do you have a slender wrist with slim, long fingers? You might have grown to hate this personal trait if you’re a man but they are actually commonly referred to as ‘artists hands.’

my boss is in crisis and it’s impacting the rest of us

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: A couple of weeks ago, you had a question about how to manage a team when you’re having personal issues. My question is related: how do you manage/help a boss when she’s dealing with personal crises? I’m on the management team of a division in a large organization.

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8 Useful Blogging Tips for Beginner Bloggers

Corn on the Job

Starting a blog can feel overwhelming. You have to figure out all the technical aspects of setting up a site while also trying to find a way to make yourself stand out. No matter what topic you choose, these tips should offer some practical guidance as you get started. Pick a Goldilocks Theme.

Introducing Finland's Universal Basic Income Experiment

Water Cooler Wisdom

It’s not a new concept. In the late 1790s, American statesman Thomas Paine called for a universal payment of £15 per year to all his countrymen in exchange for the right to hold private property.   First suggested over 200 years ago, the idea of universal basic income never quite went away, and in many circles, it’s actually picking up steam.   Progressive Finland is officially the first sovereign nation to put it to the test.