Wed.Nov 06, 2019

Rejuvenate Your Executive Resume Story for a 2020 Audience

Career Trend

As a new decade approaches, it is a good time to assess, and if need be, rejuvenate your executive resume story. Executive resume writing is not just about tightening up your career brain dump and interjecting the right keywords like ‘strategic leader’ or ‘shareholder value.’

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How to Work with Executive Recruiters

Executive Career Brand

The major focus of your job search strategy should be networking your way into the goldmine of hidden jobs. But of course you’ll still need to know how to work with executive recruiters. You need to get the attention of recruiters in your niche.

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Alternative Careers in Education & Academia

Ms. Career Girl

There are certain expectations many of us have when it comes to careers in academia. The path is pitched to us as quite linear in fashion — earning a PhD, pushing for a tenure-track teaching position, and publishing papers to remain updated on the industry.

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Study: Your Narcissistic Coworker is Less Stressed and Happier than You Are

Evil HR Lady

Have you worked with a narcissist? As they go around, leaving havoc in their wake, they seem positively unperturbed at what they’ve done. And new research says this isn’t an act. Some narcissists are happier than those of us who care about others. There are two types of narcissists, grandiose and vulnerable. The vulnerable narcissists are defensive and hostile.

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How to Network Yourself A New Job On

Career Advice Guy

Over the last few years, LinkedIn has turned itself from an average social networking website mainly consisting of networker’s in the. Read More. The post How to Network Yourself A New Job On appeared first on The Career Advice Guy. Social Media

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Today at the Michigan Recruiters Conference: Influence and Negotiation in Recruiting.

HR Capitalist

I'm hitting both coasts of Michigan this week to share a stage with some of the best at the Michigan Recruiter's Conference. Crazy lineup of speakers - how's the saying go? If you're wondering who the weak one is, it's probably you? TimSackett. Elena_Valentine. kris_dunn. StacyZapar.

Keep Your Business Safe During a Natural Disaster

Water Cooler Wisdom

If it seems like natural disasters are increasing, it's not your imagination. And those disasters have a very real effect on company's bottom lines. According to a 2018 report by the  United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction , direct economic losses due to climate-related disasters have increased 150 percent over the last 20 years. During the period of 1998-2017, disaster-hit countries reported direct economic losses of $2,908 billion.

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The Importance of Effective Onboarding

The Undercover Recruiter

Many businesses will claim to have an onboarding process when bringing new employees into the fold, but how many of them can say how effective that process really is?

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How to motivate someone who annoys you

Penelope Trunk

My older son has been entrenched in science curriculum ever since he was 12 and hired his own tutor. I told him we were unschooling and I don’t believe in standard curriculum. We argued. Then he said, “Mom you’re so good at finding people to hire, you should find me a biology tutor.”

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my boss wants me to share my location with her constantly, interviewer asked if I was pregnant, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss wants me to “share my location” with her constantly. I’ve decided to hunker down in my current toxic job for now. My boss is old enough to be my mother, which I mention because she likes to “mother” the younger people of our team. She sometimes refers to us as her kids. I travel quite a bit for work, sometimes with my boss and most times without. I’m the only person on my team that travels the most.

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I’m in recovery and my office just moved above a bar

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I recently quit drinking and I am four months sober. It’s been going well for the most part, but my job has just relocated to an office space that is directly above a bar. Upon signing the lease papers, our very small office (less than 10 people) went down to the bar during work hours to “have a beer” to celebrate. I was extremely uncomfortable and a little bit triggered.

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I’m afraid to give critical feedback after two employees threatened suicide

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I am a manager and I have a lot of empathy for people, particularly those on my team. However, that empathy has taken a turn since I’ve now had employees twice threaten suicide after serious feedback conversations. In both cases I was told they were considering suicide because of the potential job loss, and we had to act accordingly — welfare checks, making sure their safety was secured.

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how big a deal is employee lateness?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I manage an exempt employee who is frequently late: 15-20 minutes late at least once a week. He has a long commute that can be unpredictable when it comes to traffic, but after a year working here I don’t consider traffic a valid excuse. When I mentioned the lateness, he said in his defense that he stays late, which he does — but at the same time, he works slowly and cannot always finish his work within regular hours.

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