Tue.Dec 04, 2018

2019: The Year To Take The Leap And Change Your Career And Life

Ms. Career Girl

Another year is nearly over. Before you start gathering all those great ideas for New Year’s Resolutions, it’s a good time to take a look back. What’s your life like now compared to two or five years ago? Are you happy with where you are now and the progress you’ve made?

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From Marketer to Portfolio Careerist (Plus Post-shift Update)

Career Shifters

“I was turning into one of the sleepwalking corporate drones I'd sworn I'd never become.”. Carla Watkins was battling a bullying CEO, boredom and long hours in a job she despised, when a driving trip opened her eyes to the road she truly wanted to follow.

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Executive Resume Mistakes to Avoid at all Costs

Professional Resume Services

The best executive resume writers have seen hundreds of resumes and know exactly what the most common mistakes are. As obvious as some of these mistakes are, it’s easy to make them when you’re focused so much on the details and ensuring you’re making the right impression.

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New Feedback

Sklover Working Wisdom

Lately we have received a lot of wonderful feedback. hope you don’t mind our sharing one recent example with you: Dear Sklover Team, I recently found your website, and used its information and guidance.

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If You Want Job Candidates to Hate You, Follow this Plan

Evil HR Lady

I’m not opposed to working with machines. Given the opportunity, I’ll generally choose the self-checkout at the grocery store and order from the kiosks at McDonald’s , but for a job interview, replacing the company representative with a computer screen or a bot is a disaster waiting to happen. The Wall Street Journal described companies who are using one-sided interviews as a way “to streamline the hiring process to nab promising candidates before they can get away.

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8 High-Demand Executive Jobs That Value Military Veterans’ Skills

Executive Career Brand

After leaving a career in the military, finding a civilian job — especially an executive management position — may seem daunting for many former service members. Fortunately, having previous experience in the military may actually put veterans at an advantage when it comes to landing some executive jobs. The military instills knowledge and skills in […]. The post 8 High-Demand Executive Jobs That Value Military Veterans’ Skills appeared first on Executive Career Brand.

Is Your Employee Benefits Package Ready for 2019?

Evil HR Lady

When was the last time your organization made major changes to its employee benefits package? Last year? Five years ago? The economy has changed dramatically over the past few years, and unemployment is lower than it’s been in decades. This means that the war for talent is tight. If you want to compete, you may need a better employee benefits package. Here’s what your company needs to consider in order to prepare for the year ahead. Are You Having Trouble Recruiting?

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Great resume advice – that is really terrible

Cube Rules

There is a lot of resume advice out there (including this site). The brutal truth is.a lot of that advice is really, seriously terrible. If you follow that advice, you won't get the interview and wonder why that happens when you are following supposedly good advice. So let's get rid of some resume myths and why […]. The post Great resume advice – that is really terrible appeared first on Cube Rules. Job Search resume advice

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3 Ways to Encourage Diversity in the Hiring Process

The Undercover Recruiter

Diversity continues to be a hot topic in the modern workplace, as organizations seek to establish and develop practices that ensure they hire employees with a wide range of professional backgrounds.

update: should being on reality TV disqualify a job candidate?

Ask A Manager

Remember the letter-writer in March who was on a hiring committee where a strong candidate had been a cast member on a reality TV show — and the other committee members didn’t want to hire her because of it? Here’s the update. After reading your response and the comments (thank you everyone!) I decided this was something I should stick to my principles on, or risk feeling later like I didn’t make use of my position in the moment.

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50 Year School Reunion

Boomers Next Step

Does the thought of a school reunion leave you feeling like hiding in a cupboard, never to reappear until the reunion is over? Or would you love to catch up with people who you knew during your school days?

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I don’t invite my boss to our parties but she keeps showing up, students who mix up their interview times, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I don’t invite my boss to our work parties but she keeps showing up. My team likes to throw parties: once a month we have a sit-down lunch, once a quarter we have a big birthday celebration, and then big holidays.

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The Flaws of Finance – What You Should Know About

Imarticus Learning

Financial services have become one of the most sought after career options for today’s business graduates. Over 31% of all graduates from Harvard Business school entered the field last year alone. The main reason for this influx of recent business graduates into the field is because of the high pay that it offers. One can expect to earn at least twice as much as people working other jobs when working in the financial services industry.

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I’m supposed to fire my husband’s ex-wife

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I have recently been offered and accepted a job I am so excited about. It is an associate VP level for a solid company that has truly invested in this area of the business. I have been working a long time to get to this level of position. I gave notice at my current job, and yesterday was my last day, I am taking a week off before starting my new position. While interviewing for the new position, the SRVP mentioned one of my potential direct reports, M.,

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The Flaws of Finance – What You Should Know About

Imarticus Learning

Financial services have become one of the most sought after career options for today’s business graduates. Over 31% of all graduates from Harvard Business school entered the field last year alone. The main reason for this influx of recent business graduates into the field is because of the high pay that it offers. One can expect to earn at least twice as much as people working other jobs when working in the financial services industry.

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can you drink yourself into oblivion at your office holiday party, and other etiquette questions

Ask A Manager

It’s December, which means it’s the season of office holiday parties – and all the weird etiquette landmines that come along with them. Do you really have to go to your office holiday party? Should you bring a date or go solo? Can you stand in a corner quietly drinking yourself into oblivion, or are you expected to socialize with your CEO’s overbearing spouse? And, most importantly, is this really a social event or is it just work?

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Are You Strategic About Military Hiring?

Water Cooler Wisdom

Many organizations have prioritized the hiring of military veterans in recent years. This is commendable, as military hiring requires a different strategy than civilian hiring because veterans do not have exactly the same needs as traditional hires. For instance, they are often attracted by different things during the recruitment process, and sometimes respond better to alternative training and development approaches.