Tue.Dec 03, 2019

5 Unexpected Tricks For Landing Your Dream Job in 2020

Career Alley

Today’s job market is a highly competitive place, and in order to stand out from the hundreds of other applicants who may be applying for the same position you need to be on your A-game. Discover Career Opportunities Dream job

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Wellness Tips for the Holidays

Ms. Career Girl

Holidays are always spun as “the most wonderful time of the year.” However, they can quickly feel like anything but once the busy schedule sets in.

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Is Your Executive Resume Interesting?

Professional Resume Services

It happened…the call about the executive job of your dreams opening up just came through via your contact, and the HR Director wants to see your resume. You might be ready to take the next step in your career, but is your resume ready for an executive-level position?

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“I'm Confused By All The Options In Front Of Me. How Do I Narrow Down My Ideas?”

Career Shifters

Nicole's fed up with spending her days doing meaningless work. She longs to trade it all in for something that really fires her up. But how do you discover your ideal career, you've got so many ideas that your head is spinning

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What Sales Rep Title Will Generate the Most Traffic to Your Job Posting?

The HR Capitalist

Great research and post over at OnGig related to which Sales Titles generate the most traffic to job postings. You can click on the image to the right to blow up the pie charts to a more readable view.

2019 112

7 Times You Should Think About Employee and Client Gifts that Aren’t Christmas

Evil HR Lady

‘Tis the season for gift buying. Everyone scrambles to come up with the perfect “Holiday” gift, and then once we’ve done our Secret Santa exchange, we breathe a sigh of relief. months until we need to think about that again! But why is it so difficult? It’s not like December sneaks up on us. It’s not like you hire 47 new people every November who you know nothing about and for whom you need to buy presents.

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What Industries are Lagging When it Comes to Unlimited Holidays?

The Undercover Recruiter

Did somebody say unlimited holidays? Believe it or not, the concept does actually exist in some industries and it’s becoming more popular amongst employers.

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update: my employee keeps commenting on my looks

Ask a Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer whose employee kept commenting on her attractiveness ? Here’s the update. Thanks so much to you, Alison, and to your rigorous and diverse community for the advice and guidance on my question.

2019 30

update: is my parents’ advice destroying my job search?

Ask a Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Back in 2011, I answered a letter from someone who worried her parents’ advice was ruining her job search. They were recommending things like visiting managers in-person every day to check on her applications, and to call when managers seemed annoyed by the in-person visits. Here’s the update.

2019 29

quitting if I can’t get Christmas week off, spending the night with coworkers, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Should I quit my new job if I can’t get the week of Christmas off? I started a new job at the end of September where I am a contracted employee through March and I am trying now to get time off for Christmas. In late October, I requested the week off, and was finally told this week that I can only have Christmas Eve and Christmas off. I work a coverage-based job and I am basically the lowest on the totem pole, so I get why that happened.

2019 28

35 gifts for every type of employee on your team

Ask a Manager

If you’re the boss and want to buy your staff holiday gifts, you might be struggling to decide what to get people. Last year New York Magazine asked me to create a gift guide for bosses buying gifts for employees — and people liked it, so this year they asked me to update it. Some of the suggestions are the same as last year (a mini desktop vacuum is timeless ), and some are new, but you’ll find 35 ideas for everyone on your team.

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