October, 2019

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.

2019 217

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.

2019 260

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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.

2019 170

Quick Tips for Finding Your Next Job

Career Alley

If you are looking for a new job, then it can be something that is quite frustrating and challenging. So here are some tips to help you to find a new job, no matter where you are in your career. Find your Dream Job Job Search

2019 163

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 […].

2019 148

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!

2019 141

5 Steps to Better Handling Colleagues Who Deny Reality

Ms. Career Girl

Up means down and down means up — We’ve all had colleagues who make it a practice of denying what we know is real. It happens in politics, science, business and anywhere: people whose beliefs are a million miles away from reality.

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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?”

2019 141

7 Benefits of Starting a New Career as a Truck Driver

Career Alley

Becoming a truck driver and pursuing a career in the haulage industry may not be a job option that you have considered in the past. However, it is a job that may be your perfect match if you are ready to try something new. Discover Career Opportunities Trucking Jobs

2019 163

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.

2019 130

The Best Tactics to Further Your Career in 2020

Jobacle

The world is constantly changing, and for better or for worse, this means you also need to be adaptable. Knowing how to use the latest tools of the trade will ensure that you stay at the forefront of your field.

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Entrepreneurs: Find and Reach Customers With The Right Social Media Strategy

Ms. Career Girl

These days, almost everyone is on social media – and that includes your current and potential customers.

The Most Powerful Tool In Your Career Change Arsenal (Hint: You Use It Every Day)

Career Shifters

Scientists, inventors and entrepreneurs use it; it's sparked the greatest achievements in the world; and it's something you use every day (but likely not in the most powerful way).

2019 195

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.

2019 130

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

2019 153

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.

2019 130

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.

2019 118

Enhance Your Family Life with Your Corporate Career

Ms. Career Girl

When I was raising my three boys during my career in Corporate America, some days I thought I would crack. Too many opposing demands pulled at my arms and legs until I felt like I was drawn and quartered by horses.

Family 205

From General Manager to Business Owner

Career Shifters

“I constantly felt that I was letting both my employers and my children down.”. Beverley Essam couldn't be the person she wanted to be with her work–life balance the way it was. So, she took time to re-evaluate, and to set up a bespoke career that meets all her needs.

2019 169

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.

2019 130

Boosting The Confidence Of Your Team

Career Alley

A team that feels strong and confident is capable of great things. It’s important to build up your team and show them that their work and contribution is valued. Career Advice Team Building

2019 153

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.

2019 130

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.

2019 163

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.

2019 204

“How Do I Get Back Into A Career I Used To Love?”

Career Shifters

After giving up her career to travel the world, Sarah’s firmly established herself in a brand-new field. But years later, the old one is calling her to return. How do you become a success all over again, when the competition is fierce, and you’re overwhelmed by how much has changed

2019 169

Women Fired for Not Returning from FMLA; Wins a Lawsuit for Unlawful Termination. Here’s Why

Evil HR Lady

Maria Alves’s employer fired her when she didn’t return from her maternity leave. Well, to be fair, they gave her one extension and fired her when she asked for a second extension. That may seem reasonable–companies aren’t obligated to hold your job forever, and the US requires only 12 weeks of unpaid time off–if you qualify for FMLA. So, why did Boston University lose a lawsuit? Because Alves not only had a new baby, she had postpartum depression (PPD).

2019 151

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

2019 153

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.

2019 130

How to Make ‘Bring Your Own Data’ Safe

Jobacle

Bring Your Own Data, more commonly known as Bring Your Own Device or BYOD, allows people to bring their own personally owned technology into the workplace. Many companies now hire contractors and freelancers, and providing them with IT equipment isn’t always feasible for such short-term contracts.

2019 153

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.

2019 203

“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

2019 170

How Corporate Giving Can Increase Employee Engagement

Evil HR Lady

When you’re brainstorming how to increase employee engagement, corporate giving is probably pretty far down the list. And, to be fair, it may not measure up to other strategies like flexible schedules and good management. But a giving program can help your employees feel better about the company and, in turn, work harder for its success. Employees prefer to work for companies that have a clear objective other than just making a profit.

2019 148

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

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.

2019 130

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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Using Emotional Intelligence to Improve  Workplace Relationships and Your Career

Ms. Career Girl

Emotional intelligence affects every facet of your life. Cultivating this valuable skill will improve your confidence, boost your workplace morale and make it easier to collaborate with your coworkers. Every person has a degree of emotional intelligence, whether high or low.

2019 196

From Retail Buying to Toy Company

Career Shifters

“I was expected to work 12 hours a day, and to drop everything when the business required my attention.”. Gaynor Humphrey loved her work, but resented being at the beck and call of the business. So, she took the opportunity to set up a new venture with a partner.

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