Thu.Mar 16, 2017

Don’t Forget to Add These Soft Skills to Your Executive Resume!

Professional Resume Services

Hiring managers are impressed by more than your technical skills! Here are some soft skills to include on your resume to help you land the job. There was a time when soft skills were considered resume filler—something to make the resume look longer, but not bringing any value to it — fluff.

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8 Things Employees Care About in 2017

The Undercover Recruiter

When courting an elite candidate, it is imperative not only to understand what other companies may be offering in terms of benefits, but how the benefits you are offering are applicable to the individual who is being considered.

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Great Minds Discuss Ideas; Average Minds Discuss Events; Small Minds Discuss People

Personal Excellence Blog

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. This is a quote commonly attributed to Eleanor Roosevelt. What does it mean though? Let’s start by defining “ideas,” “events,” and “people.”

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???? 7 Common Job Interview Questions That Can Trick You


Sometimes the question to answer isn’t the one that was asked. Photo credit: JD Hancock. This is a guest post by Amy Chambers. The prospect of a job interview is enough to make anyone nervous.

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BALL SO HARD: Why You Hate Duke, But Need Hires Like Grayson Allen.

HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note - If you're not on a couch watching the tourney this afternoon, you're doing it wrong. Here's a rerun from last year to get you in the mood to hate Duke in the right way. Let's face it. If you follow college basketball at all, there's a high likelihood you hate Duke.

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2 Reasons Why Surveying Employees Salary Doesn’t Work

The Undercover Recruiter

Human Resource professionals spend billions of dollars every year gathering job compensation data using traditional salary survey methods. A quick Google search reveals there are 722,000 job-survey sites and 209,000 salary surveys in its database. Some are formal surveys from trade associates and the government, and others aren’t quite so regulated. Either way, salary surveys. View Article. 2 Reasons Why Surveying Employees Salary Doesn’t Work.

Advance Your Career With A to Z Personal Branding

Executive Career Brand

Personal branding is no longer optional in executive job search. Those who take the time to dig deep and differentiate the unique value they offer their target employers typically land faster. in jobs that are a better fit.

ask the readers: misconceptions about work when you’re early in your career

Ask A Manager

On a post last week, commenters were talking about misconceptions about work that people often have early in their careers. For example, people new to the work world are often unsure or confused about: * what it really means when people say you should show initiative (and that some types of initiative are okay when you’re senior and not at all okay when you’re junior , and some are never okay). * how to balance showing enthusiasm and initiative with not being annoying. *

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Is Your Candidate Persona Based on Fact or Fiction?

The Undercover Recruiter

If your marketing personas are merely based on conventional wisdom, your content will not reach its potential with the intended audience. Every good communicator follows the cardinal rule: know your audience.

I resigned, and my employer asked me to write them a check

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work for a state university in Washington state. Part of my job requires me to travel to conferences, and we book flights, hotel accommodations, and registration far ahead of time.

Challenge: Plan A Weekend Trip

Career Realism

Challenge: Plan A Weekend Trip. Work It Daily. Today’s Work It Daily Challenge is to plan a weekend trip. It’s easy to make excuses for not using your vacation time. There’s always too much work to do, not enough money to plan a trip, or something more important going on.

Will Robots Kill Jobs? Yes. Will Robots Create Jobs? Yes.


A new study from the Centre for Economics and Business Research in the UK suggests that robots aren’t going to steal our jobs — they’re going to give us new ones. The study was. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Tech Work brexit economy robots

update: our museum volunteer is out of control

Ask A Manager

Remember the letter-writer in 2014 who managed a museum that was saddled with a rogue volunteer who no one could control (and who was protected by the board of directors)? She wrote in with an update later that year and again in 2015. Here’s the latest update. I’m still here at the organization. I’m extremely dedicated to turning this organization around, and it’s slow going but I feel like we’ll get there. The rogue volunteer, Steve, has pulled back quite a bit from the organization.

Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse: How to Combat Both


The Department of Justice defines domestic violence as “a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used against one partner to gain or maintain power and control over another intimate. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR abuse domestic violence substance abuse

5 Terrific Winter to Spring Skin Care Tips

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 Terrific Winter to Spring Skin Care Tips appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. As we say goodbye to the Winter season and hello to Spring, there are important beauty tips and tricks to keep in mind to ensure your beauty regimen continues to thrive through the transitioning seasons.