Mon.Dec 11, 2017

9 Powerful Lessons We Can Learn from the Sun

Ms. Career Girl

As you rise out of bed every day, the sun also rises, and when the earth turns on its axis to give sunlight to the other side of the globe, you also retire from the day’s work and go to bed.

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My Top 10 Posts on LinkedIn for Personal Branding and Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

No doubt about it, LinkedIn is the place to be and be seen when you’re building your personal brand and in an executive job search. Not surprisingly, I frequently blog about LinkedIn. Of the 20 or so blog posts I wrote this year about using LinkedIn, I’m spotlighting the ten best here.

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Want to Freelance? Setting and Sticking to Targets is Crucial.

Ms. Career Girl

Maybe you’re also one of those people who embarked on the full-time freelancing journey with great excitement, only to realise that there’s still room for growth when it comes to your self-management skills.

Are the Holidays the Best Time to Search for a Job?

Professional Resume Services

Getting ready for the holidays can be challenging enough where it’s tempting to put your job search on hold. Besides, companies don’t actually hire new employees during the holiday season, right? This is a common misconception people have.

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Queen Elizabeth Shows How a True Leader Reacts to Criticism

Evil HR Lady

Queen Elizabeth II has managed to make the British Royalty what most of the world thinks of when they think about Royal Families. When she turned 90 in 2016, 76 percent of British Adults were in favor of keeping the monarchy and 75 percent said that the monarchy has an important role to play in the future. Compare that to British Prime Minister Theresa May’s approval rating of 34 percent. . Why is the Queen so popular when politicians struggle?

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The art of reading between the lines is a lifelong quest of the wise.” ” – Shannon L. Adler. What is said is important; what is not said may be more important. What is written is important; who does not get in the email may be more important.

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How to maximize the potential of in-between jobs

Career Alley

Being jobless could be a stressful time, but it can also be an excellent time to reflect on life decisions, make positive changes and get a fresh start. Career advice Career Advice Job Loss

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From Hedge Funds to Ethical Food

Career Shifters

“I had no passion for what I was doing.”. Jenny Costa enjoyed her work, but there was something missing. Here, she shares how she overcame impatience, lack of funds and a slow growth curve to turn her fascination into a fulfilling career

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10 Employer Branding Stats You Need to Know

The Undercover Recruiter

As an employer, taking advantage of your employer brand is now integral to your hiring process, especially if you want to consistently hire relevant and high-quality candidates.

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The Culture of Workplace Silence Around Sexual Harassment


While sexual harassment in the workplace has always been an issue, recently, the floodgates have opened as more women—and some men—are emboldened to tell their stories. In some instances, these. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR company culture risk managment sexual harassment

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Children’s books that made me rethink careers

Penelope Trunk

When Squarespace contacted me and asked me to collaborate with them, I said yes. I usually say no to everybody. But, everybody I know uses them for their sites and their sites all look so good. And I thought it would be really good for my brand to be working with Squarespace. So I said yes.

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VIDEO: Using BHAGs as a Goal Setting Technique for High Performers.

HR Capitalist

Big, hairy, audacious goals, or BHAGs, are visionary, strategy statements designed to focus a group of people around a common initiative.

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What is the Learning Curve for Python Language?

Imarticus Learning

Most people will tell you that Python is the easiest languages to learn and should be one of the first languages that you should learn when considering a career in programming. Well, they are mostly right, parting with the good piece of advice. And most probably you should take these comments seriously.

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update: I bit my coworker

Ask A Manager

Remember the letter-writer who bit her coworker ? Here’s the update. So I don’t have an update I think anyone will like. Going through Alison’s three suggestions: #1) Find a new job. I applied to the perfect position the next day, interviewed within the week, aaaaand bombed the interview. Nerves? Lack of practice? I do have Alison’s book, did research, but just didn’t click with anyone. Probably going to stay where I am.

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my boss won’t stop contacting me after my hospitalization, do I use the bathroom too much, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I’ve been hospitalized and my boss won’t stop texting me. I currently work in a sales role for a large alcohol company and have been sick with glandular fever for three weeks. During that time, I’ve been in hospital for about 10 days as I had jaundice due to a liver infection.

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do I really have to wear high heels to a job interview?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I am a college student employed through work-study. Once a month, my employer holds a training session for all student assistants to update us on new procedures, etc. Our most recent meeting focused on employment after college, because many assistants graduate this year. This training included mock interviews accompanied by an evaluation. I was surprised to see that I lost points for not wearing heels.

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don’t make these 6 mistakes at work this month

Ask A Manager

Holidays at work can present some etiquette landmines if you’re not careful — like taking way too much interest in the date your coworker brought (or didn’t bring) to the office holiday party, or inadvertently assuming other people share your religious faith. At U.S. News & World Report today, I talk about six mistakes that people often make at work this month, and how to avoid them. You can read it here. You may also like: how do I recover from a huge, fireable mistake at work?

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