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The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search Part – 4

Executive Career Brand

Two Little-Known Ways to Master The Personal Branding Social Proof Paradigm. Check out the first three parts in this series: Part 1 – What Personal Branding Is and Is NOT, and How Personal Branding Makes You Stand Out. Part 2 – How to Define Your Unique Personal Brand and Make It Memorable.

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Challenge: Perform One Random Act Of Kindness Today

Career Realism

Challenge: Perform One Random Act Of Kindness Today. Work It Daily. Today’s Work It Daily Challenge is to perform one random act of kindness today. Don’t you love it when people are extra nice to you, just because? Doesn’t it change your outlook for the day?

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Five Of The Fastest-Growing Online Careers

Ms. Career Girl

The post Five Of The Fastest-Growing Online Careers appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Working from home requires discipline and requires a productive daily routine set in place.

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From Midwife to Photographer

Career Shifters

"The love for my job had been knocked out of me.". When Jo Littler was bullied at work, it was the final straw in an already exhausting career. Pursuing her passion instead meant working 90-hour weeks and navigating a roller coaster of emotions, but finally, she’s come out on top. This is her story

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my boss won’t approve my time off for a video game competition

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: It was in no small part thanks to your advice that about eight months ago I was able to land my first professional job! I have been enjoying the job so far, and even though it is not in my desired field, it is related. My manager, Fergus, has some quirks but has overall been nice and reasonable to work with. However, I had my first problem with him this week. I play a video game competitively in my free time, and my team was very excited to qualify for an upcoming competition!

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my mom says that using FMLA will prevent me from getting another job, requiring advance notice of requests to use time off, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My mom says that using FMLA will prevent me from getting another job. Two years ago, my father ended a career that had us living in Hawaii and relocated for a new job in Utah. For financial reasons I had to tag along, and the short version is that I’m miserable.

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Employee Engagement: Stop being so Great

David Zinger

I like good engagement. I like good work. I like good people. Read my LinkedIN post on why good is so important for employee engagement. . David Zinger is an employee engagement expert and speaker who believes in the power of good for employee engagement.

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How to Hire Developers to Non-Tech Roles

The Undercover Recruiter

It’s not just software firms that hire developers — people with coding skills are needed in all departments and industries, from marketing right through to finance and sales. However, the job listings for roles outside of the software industry rarely resonate well with developers.

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Career Mistakes You May Be Making Without Even Knowing It

Ms. Career Girl

The post Career Mistakes You May Be Making Without Even Knowing It appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Navigating a career can be a rocky road: even when things seem to be going well, you never know when a bump in the road can push you off course.

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6 Ways to Thrive as an Expat

The Undercover Recruiter

Nowadays it’s not unusual for many individuals to expect that there will be a need to undertake an expatriate assignment at one or more points in their careers. For many, this may be an organisation-driven opportunity but for others this may be a self-driven opportunity.

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The True Relationship Between Flexwork and Productivity

Water Cooler Wisdom

According to a recent survey conducted by WorldatWork and FlexJobs , over 80 percent of American organizations have implemented some type of flexible work arrangement. Shockingly, though, only three percent of those same organizations are measuring whether flextime actually makes people more productive and more likely to positively contribute to the bottom line. This leads us to ask the critical question: “is flexwork worth it?”.

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if you’re thinking of asking a coworker on a date…

Ask A Manager

Mixing work and romance has the potential to get awkward quickly, but plenty of people do date and even ultimately marry coworkers. That’s no surprise — after all, we spend an enormous amount of time at work, and when you work closely with people, it’s human nature that you might end up romantically interested in one of them. But asking out a coworker can be tricky. At U.S.

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Can Tech Increase Workplace Diversity?

Blogging4jobs

Blind recruiting is a trending topic in HR. Part of the buzz is being generated by new software technologies that promise to remove gender and ethnic bias from the hiring process. Products range from. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR diversity HR tech HRtech workforce diversity workpace diversity

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how can I deal with a hostile, unreasonable boss until I can leave?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I am an executive assistant. I have always worked as an admin, but this is my first time working as an EA. I was promoted at the same time as my boss, as both his predecessor and mine had retired. I have been at this job for just over a year. My boss and I were both off over the holidays. A colleague, one of his reports, was killed by a drunk driver during this time. My boss returned to work before I did and, from what I was told, he was not aware of the death.

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VIDEO: 4 Tips From KD On Driving 401 Contributions Up at Your Company.

HR Capitalist

How do you drive your employees to do more of what you'd like them to do? Even things that are in their best interest like participating in or raising their contributions to your 401K? The answer - even in something as non-sexy as your 401K - is for HR pros to think more like marketers.

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Travel-Sustaining Jobs For Those Who Love Traveling

Ms. Career Girl

The post Travel-Sustaining Jobs For Those Who Love Traveling appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. If you’re like most travelers, you spend your every waking hour filled with wanderlust, dreaming about travelling to different places or relocating all over the world.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Beyond the mountain is another mountain.” ” – Haitian Proverb. At work, just as elsewhere, there are always new challenges to overcome and new goals to reach for. It never ends.

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6 Alternatives to Job Search Boards

Career Alley

Without a doubt, job search boards are the number one tool that people use for their job search. Career advice Job Search Boards Social Media

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