Thu.Nov 08, 2018

How to Straight-White-Man-ify Your Resume in 8 Simple Steps (Wink*!)

Ms. Career Girl

One of the key ingredients of any great resume is its ability to convey a sense of who you are as a unique individual. Unless, of course, you are not a straight white male, in which case you want to hide as much of that uniqueness as possible.

2018 192

What I Learned When I Gave a TEDx Talk

Evil HR Lady

I love to speak. In fact, I feel more comfortable in front of a microphone than at a networking event. So, when my friend and colleague Kristen Pressner suggested I give a TEDx talk, I was like, sure, no problem.

2018 187

Virtual Interview Tips to Help You Land Your Dream Job

Career Alley

Practice talking about why you want the job, what your career goals are, your previous positions and what you learned from them and how you’ve dealt with challenges in the past. Nail the Interview Dream job Interview Tips

2018 153

Executive Resume Writers + Fake News

Career Trend

Are you worried about hiring an executive resume writing service that is less than ethical in regards to the executive resume writing process and your job search? If so, you will want to read this article to vet out your next executive career storyteller.

2018 130

3 Ways to Figure Out Who to Address a Cover Letter To

Professional Resume Services

The most basic piece of advice to consider with your executive resume cover letter is to make the greeting personal. The generic greeting of “To Whom It May Concern” is no longer an acceptable way to begin your cover letter, as it’s too impersonal.

The Journey to Creating an Honest EVP

The Undercover Recruiter

We’re pretty sure you’ve heard of the Employer Value Proposition by now. Now, let’s explain why it’s so great & helpful, especially if you’re evaluating it. Don’t have an EVP in place? No worries, this is a great place to start building it.

2018 78

my coworker gave my kid $20 and told him to keep it a secret

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I have a predicament that I’m in and I’m not sure on how to approach the situation. Every day I have to pick up my son from school and bring him back to my job since they don’t provide after school care. This has all been approved by my boss. It’s been going on a couple months now and I haven’t had any problems until today. I have a ex-supervisor (as in no longer my boss because of good reasons) who tends to overstep her boundaries, but I think this one tops the cake.

2018 69

More Trending

my friend doesn’t understand work, my coworker sent me unsolicited advice about quitting gracefully, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s four answers to four questions. Here we go…. My friend doesn’t understand how work works. I have a friend who just started his first job (ever, never worked a part-time job) after graduating undergrad. He is taking two gap years between med school and undergrad, and he’s working in an admin position on campus in the meantime. My friend really just doesn’t understand how work works!

2018 54

how can I get my coworker to stop gossiping to me?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work in a small office of five people. One of my coworkers holds a manager position, and is sort of a supervisor for everyone. She was here before me and is above me technically. She is constantly bad-mouthing and gossiping to me about the other employees, from personal (sometimes very personal) information to performance issues/problems. I really hate gossiping, especially in the workplace. I understand venting a little once in a while, but this is excessive.

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