October, 2019

From Market Research to Refugee Support

Career Shifters

“I decided then that I must do something or I would live the rest of my life as a fraud.”. When the refugee crisis hit Europe, Paul Hutchings knew he had to act. One small step snowballed into a new career that's brought him purpose and meaning.

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Preparing Yourself To Succeed In The Medical Industry

Career Alley

No matter what your age and current level of knowledge, there should be absolutely nothing stopping you from getting out and gaining more qualifications. Find your Dream Job Medical Careers

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Building The Best Place To Work – Strong, Employee-Centric Core Values

Ms. Career Girl

Building a best place to work is easier than you think. With the right people and the right formula, any company can have the type of corporate culture that fosters employee retention and makes recruiting top talent easy.

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Resume Tip: Why saying a proven track record of success is worthless

Cube Rules

Writing a resume is tough. You are supposed to compress your life into one page or two, or three or five — depending on which resume pundit you listen to — and provide those pithy statements about your work.

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This Halloween:

Sklover Working Wisdom

“With a Child’s Eye, Delight in De Light of the Day.” ” – Al Sklover. So many pumpkins, so little time. It is a day of costumes and candy, of giving treats without demanding a clean room or homework be done in return. It is a special day for all the kids.

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Why An Objective On A Resume Makes You Look Old

Professional Resume Services

The days of your resume starting out with “Objective: Experienced Executive Sales Manager seeking to ….” are long gone!

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3 Ways To Answer 'What Do You Do?' When It's The Last Thing You Want To Talk About

Career Shifters

It comes out at parties, networking events, family dinners… there's no escape. Everybody asks it, everybody's answered it, and everybody sighs when it's mentioned. But nobody dreads it as much as the career changer. It's The Question.

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Want to Save for Your Dream Future? Start Now

Ms. Career Girl

Goals are great. They get you from point A to point B and keep you motivated along the way. That said, we all know how hard it can be to stick to your goals — especially financial ones.

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How to do a performance review of your manager

Cube Rules

It is coming to the year-end performance review time. We’re all concerned about our performance review, of course, but now is also a good time to review the performance of your manager in terms of how effective the manager is with you and your work.

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Why do they call it rush hour even though nobody moves fast?” ” – Robin Williams. Perhaps, for the sake of accuracy, we should replace it with “slow motion hour?” I don’t know how it is where you live, but where I do it seems we need to do something.

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What end-of-year career goals are you working to meet?

Career Trend

I’ll go first — it’s actually a career goal I’ve been working on for most of 2019 that I want to continue to build on through the rest of 2019. Have you checked out my Instagram, Twitter, or LinkedIn lately? If you have, this will come as no surprise to you, but if you haven’t […].

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Who’s On the Dirty Dozen List of Employers?

Jobacle

Unsafe workplaces are a topic of discussion around the world, including in the United States. When workers are in an unsafe environment, the consequences can be far-reaching.

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Which Careers Are Best For Paying Off Student Debt

Career Alley

There are other ways and other types of jobs that offer alternative methods of repaying your student debt, student loan forgiveness, the first of a few of our examples are this type. Career Advice student debt

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10 Self-Love Practices You Should Be Doing Now

Ms. Career Girl

During the hustle and bustle of our daily lives—taking care of the kids, the pets and the ever-growing piles of work and chores—it can be nearly impossible to stop and give yourself some snaps.

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Interview Question: What did you like least about your last job?

Cube Rules

Oh, the interview questions hiring managers will throw at us when we are must vulnerable during the interview. Things are moving along nicely, then comes this zinger: “Tell me what you least liked about your last job?”

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

In Memoriam: Elijah Cummings, A Very Good Man. “Elijah Cummings and I were political opponents. We were also good friends. We always tried to understand why each of us believed what we believed.” ” – Trey Gowdy, Former Republican Congressman.

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I Was The Perfect Fit! Why Wasn’t I Hired?

Professional Resume Services

How many times have you felt you were PERFECT for that role, but still didn’t get it? You went over the interview in your mind a hundred times, noted how easily the conversation flowed, how they interviewer would nod enthusiastically when you described a certain experience or skill. They seemed excited when they said they. Read more » The post I Was The Perfect Fit! Why Wasn’t I Hired? appeared first on Executive Resume Services.

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“My Career Change Keeps Stalling. How Do I Move Forward With My Ideas?”

Career Shifters

Jennifer's doing everything she can to connect with people in the new fields she's exploring. But every conversation feels like a frustrating dead end. How do you get traction in your shift when it feels like all your ideas are falling at the first hurdle

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Three Ways to Stay Healthy at Work

Career Alley

When you do finally land your dream job, it can be tempting to throw absolutely everything you’ve got into it, particularly if it’s been a long time coming. Career Advice healthy

2019 153

A Daily Checklist to Help Improve Your Self-Confidence

Ms. Career Girl

If you’re one of the millions of people who struggle with low self-confidence each day, you already know how much of a toll it can take.

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I Love WIG’s — Wildly Important Goals

Cube Rules

I love WIG’s — Wildly Important Goals. You should too. Several years ago, I took The 4 Disciplines of Execution course from FranklinCovey. The course was mostly about setting up the foundation, through goals, of excellent execution.

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“When I was young, my teachers were the old. Now that I am old, my teachers are the young.” ” – Robert Frost. Last week, I hosted a lunch for a group of friends and family. I had the good fortune to be seated next to a six-year-old boy.

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How a Signing Bonus Can Take Your Recruitment Efforts to the Next Level

Evil HR Lady

When you’re struggling to lure in talented candidates who will bring your business into the future, a signing bonus can be an effective way of getting their attention. Now, some might say that’s overkill. But a sign-on bonus isn’t just for executives — it can come into play during any level of talent acquisition. Here’s what you need to know before you put your next offer on the table. How Does a Signing Bonus Work?

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Is Starting Your Own Business Right for You? 3 Things You’ll Need

Jobacle

We’re passionate about people finding their dream job – after all, you’re going to spend long hours in the workplace, so it’s important that you find one which you love and which is financially rewarding.

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How to Get a Dream Career in Sports

Career Alley

very few people actually go on to become professional athletes. This piece of research from the NCAA shows that 9.8% of baseball players move from the NCAA to major pro level, while in football the number is only 1.6%. Discover Career Opportunities Careers in Sports

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How To Start Investing In Real Estate

Ms. Career Girl

Nowadays, it’s almost impossible to avoid the buzz about investing in real estate. The reality shows make investing in real estate look like a fun adventure that’s profitable, to boot.

By: Returning to the Workforce? Master These Strategies - The Riveter

Careers Done Write

[…] to a job. You shouldn’t apologize for taking time off,” says Debra Wheatman, president of Careers Done Write. Women, in particular, marginalize themselves by doing […

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Anyone can be remarkable if they have something truly remarkable to do. Set remarkable goals for yourself, and get to work on achieving them. Then, watch in amazement as you become remarkable.” ” – Marelisa Fabrega. Remarkable people are just like the rest of us.

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How to Improve Mental Health at the Office

Evil HR Lady

It’s open enrollment season–the time in which you can change your healthcare plan for the upcoming year. While all companies don’t use the calendar year, many do. You should pay special attention to the mental health coverage in your chosen plan. If you’re the HR person tasked with finding the best plan for your company for 2020, it’s probably already done with the contracts signed, but keep in mind the importance of mental healthcare coverage.

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6 Steps to Becoming a Beauty Blogger or YouTuber

Jobacle

If you’re tech-savvy and also interested in health and beauty, then you may want to share your skincare tips, makeup secrets or beauty hacks with the rest of the world.

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When Should You Seek Legal Action Against Your Employer?

Career Alley

Discrimination is one of the most common reasons that employees take out legal action against their employer. Discrimination is when your employer treats you unfairly or differently because of personal characteristics or who you are as a person. Discover Career Opportunities legal help

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Coming up with “Plan B” – Finding My Career

Ms. Career Girl

My intended career didn’t go as planned. Graduating college in 1984 with a degree in East Asian Studies and Chinese language did not offer many career prospects. I led a couple of tour groups to China that year for a startup company in Manhattan, but at a rate of $40.00

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From the Music Industry to Own Business

Career Shifters

“I wanted the freedom to choose where, when and how I worked, as well as whom I worked with.”. Caroline Wylie was feeling uncomfortable with the moral direction of the accounts she worked on, and a boss whom she didn't click with. So, working for herself became an appealing next step.

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Paid by Net Sales, Net Profits, Net Revenues? – Always Ask, “Net of WHAT?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons.”. – Ralph Waldo Emerson. ACTUAL CASE HISTORY : After seeking a job in the growing 3-D Printer industry for several months, Corey gladly signed an Offer Letter for a job on a Sales Team for a high-end 3-D Printer manufacturer.

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What Can Employers Do to Mediate Political Workplace Conflict?

Evil HR Lady

Workplace conflict is inevitable. That’s a good thing: You don’t want a bevy of drones who nod in agreement with everything the boss says. But sometimes workplace communication can sour when conflict arises over politics instead of the best marketing scheme or who should have won last night’s reality show finale. Here’s what to do when the political arena becomes a little too much like a real-life prize fight — and your employees are right in the middle of it.

2019 142

Your Employment Brand (Once Done Right) Probably Needs Less Refreshing Than You Think.

HR Capitalist

Quick post today related to employment branding and HR marketing. The big thought is this: You get sick of your own stuff at a much more rapid pace than the marketplace does. Trust me, I'm somewhat of an expert related to being impatient with things that are done well.

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Why An Attorney Is An Essential Service To Enhance Your Career As A Truck Driver

Career Alley

If you love cruising the open road, then working in the trucking industry can be an enjoyable and lucrative career. It’s also in high demand: the industry is currently in need of an extra 900, 000 drivers, NPR reports. Discover Career Opportunities Trucking Jobs

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