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The fears we place onto our resumes

Career Trend

Here are the top-10 resume fears on which I beg careerists to release their grip: 1. Fear of a resume that is too long. Even recruiters know that 1-2 pages is no longer the ‘norm.’

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Optimism is a strategy for making a better future. Unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so.”. – Noam Chomsky. At work, in career, and in all of life, you need to look forward, and look upward.

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From Employee to Freelancer

Career Shifters

“The news was an alarming wake-up call. The next day I handed in my resignation.”. International travel and work-related anxiety were starting to impact negatively on Alison's life.

2020 138

The Benefits of Taking a Master’s Degree To Enhance Your Career


Many people strive to take their career to the next level. Whether that’s becoming an expert in your field or gaining a promotion, there are several routes to take. One option is to further your learning via a master’s degree.

2020 130

Pete vs. Amy: It's the Conference Room Dust Up That Becomes Legend at Your Company.

HR Capitalist

Regardless of your politics, the Democratic Debate in Las Vegas on 2/20/20 was must see TV. Because of policy? Watching everyone try to destroy Mike Bloomberg? Not even close.

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Should You Consider A Career In CRM?


The digitalization of modern business has given rise to the increased importance of CRM managers within organizations in order to maximize profits in today’s market.

2020 130

What to Look For in a CV When Hiring a Remote Candidate

The Undercover Recruiter

Hiring a remote candidate is a little different from hiring someone to work in-office or on-premises.

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Interview Questions for SME’s

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Interview Questions for SME’s. Interview questions for SME’s are inherently different than other interview questions. Whereas other applicants are typically asked questions regarding their previous role and experiences, an SME is brought in to handle a specific subject and matter.

2020 52

my team keeps working unauthorized overtime, office lighting wars, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My staff keeps working unauthorized overtime even though I told them to stop. In my line of work, I oversee all the staff I used to be “teammates” with.

2020 60

Why Having a Job Sucks

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Why Having a Job Sucks. Contrary to popular belief, there are a plethora of reasons why having a job sucks. Although having a job and a career can be a fulfilling endeavor, many times, partaking in a job can be grueling, frustrating, and soul sucking.

2020 52

my coworker lied about having a terminal illness — and we donated money to her

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: A few years back, I had a coworker, “Jane,” who told everyone she was suffering from a terminal illness. She missed a lot of work, but HR and the managers were really kind to her in making sure they accommodated her needs (she was getting treatments and also experienced pain/fatigue from her illness, so usually was working two days a week on average).

2020 59

what’s up with people responding to emails with a phone call?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: What’s the etiquette on responding to people who you have emailed and they respond with a phone call? I understand there are times when a phone call is necessary.

2020 54

what kind of loyalty do you owe your employer?

Ask A Manager

An unsettling number of people are confused about what kind of loyalty they owe their employers. I regularly receive letters from people asking whether it would be disloyal for them to look for a new job (as if their company is a romantic partner they’d be cheating on) … from people who feel guilty about leaving their jobs for a better offer … and from people who would like to quit but feel obligated to stay because “we’re so busy right now” or “another key person on my team left recently.”.

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