February, 2020

How to Write an Effective Job Transfer Letter

Career Alley

There are many reasons why you may want to request a job transfer within your organization. An effective job transfer letter communicates your willingness for a transfer better than a conversation or an email. Career Advice Job Letter Transfer Letter

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Why Going Solo Could Be The Key to Finding Your Passion

Ms. Career Girl

As humans, we’re innately social, which has many benefits; we get to enjoy dinners out, new experiences and going to the movies with our friends and family. However, our modern lives often have a way of making socializing difficult, especially when we reach our 30s and 40s.

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Reset Your Executive Job Search: What Got You There Will Keep You on Top

Executive Career Brand

When you first meet a recruiter, you may think “I’m so perfect for the job. Isn’t it obvious?” ” But their reaction will probably be “Umm, no. Excuse me, do I know you?”

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What Should I Be Adding To My LinkedIn Profile?

Professional Resume Services

Ever wonder if you are putting the *right* information on your LinkedIn profile? This is a common question I hear, “I don’t know if this or that should be on there” or “I wasn’t sure so I just downloaded/copy/pasted my whole resume to my profile.”

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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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How To Avoid Shifting Into Another Career You Hate

Career Shifters

Scared of making the wrong move and winding up in another soul-sucking career? Shifting is always risky, but there is a way to test drive your ideas before you commit.

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Tips When Considering A Career Change

Career Alley

A change in your career back can be exciting and something you might want to do in your life once or twice. Not everyone does it because it can be quite a jump to go from one career path to another. Here are some tips when considering a career change in life. Find your Dream Job Career Change

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Swiss Saturday: I Learned I’m a Scofflaw

Evil HR Lady

I’ve lived in Switzerland for almost 11 years, and yet there are still new things for me to learn. Like, for instance, I learned that this picture may be illegal: It’s not potentially illegal because it shows people about to go torch city hall, even though it may look that way.

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The Importance of Cover Letters: Experts Weigh In

Executive Career Brand

The importance of cover letters continues to be debated among job search experts and job seekers alike. We question whether they have any impact at all. or whether they are even read. First a little history.

2020 145

Creating a Safety Net for Job Loss

Professional Resume Services

Due to its very nature, job loss is something many people try to avoid thinking about. It’s a stressful situation, and many people have an “out of sight, out of mind” mentality for it. But this doesn’t stop it from becoming an ever-present fear in working-class America.

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From Geotechnical Engineer to Software Engineer

Career Shifters

“I dreaded going to the office every day.”. Marina Sideri felt like she was performing a well-scripted role: doing well on the outside, yet unhappy on the inside. So, she quit her job without a back-up plan and took some time to plan her next move.

2020 208

A Guide to Starting a Business after Graduation

Career Alley

focus on some of the main factors that you should consider before starting a business after graduating from college. Discover Career Opportunities College Grad College Grad Job Search

2020 261

5 Ways to Improve as a Female Leader in the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

Despite having a record-high number of female CEOs running Fortune 500 companies, this still only represents 6.6 percent of all the companies on the Fortune list, according to CNN.

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You Don’t Need a Job Candidate’s Social Security Number at the Application Stage

Evil HR Lady

You need your employes’ social security numbers. Employers are one of the few organizations that really need social security number s, as you have to pay employees, withhold taxes, and pay taxes. It’s important that you have it.

2020 201

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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How can you improve your leadership skills easily?

Professional Resume Services

(The following post is a guest post from Alma Causey.) “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.”

2020 130

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 201

Tips to Help You Find Your Dream Job

Career Alley

Do what you enjoy: some people can’t believe they get paid to do something they’d do for free, simply because they enjoy it so much. Find your Dream Job Dream job

2020 261

You’re Not an Imposter—But You Might Feel Like One

Ms. Career Girl

Does this sound familiar? You sit in your cubical at your new job, staring at your computer screen, trying to give yourself a mental therapy session before the status meeting in nine minutes.

2020 218

Employment-at-Will Does Not Mean What You Think It Means

Evil HR Lady

“I live in an at-will state, so there’s nothing I can do, but…” I see this phrase, or one similar, all the time. But at-will doesn’t mean it’s a free-for-all when companies want to fire someone. Here’s what you need to know (as an employee or an employer).

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“When you begin to carry your own water, you learn the value of every drop.”. – African Proverb. This is so, so true, in all aspects of life, and in work, as well. Carry your own water” is a way of saying “take care of yourself.”

2020 130

4 Top Tips for Finding the Right Career for You

Jobacle

Choosing the right career path for you, at any stage of your life, can be a scary prospect.

2020 181

Your Biggest Career Change Nemesis (And How To Defeat It)

Career Shifters

You're stuck in your search for work you love. You want nothing more than to wake up excited every morning, but there's something getting in the way. What is it? Natasha suggests your biggest career change adversary might be closer than you think, and offers her insights on how to overcome it

2020 195

How To Be A Pro Filmmaker

Career Alley

Deciding to be a pro filmmaker is the first step in actualizing the dream. However, without the work, it remains a dream. So, put in the work and learn from the pros. Find your Dream Job filmmaker

2020 261

What You Need to Know (and Do) About the Generation Gap at Work 

Ms. Career Girl

The communication and motivational styles of your coworkers and employees vary according to which generation they grew up in. Attitudes toward work, language, mindset and social norms evolve over time, leading to occasional generational conflict.

2020 219

Human Resources Is Not A Customer Service Department

Evil HR Lady

Everybody hates HR. Employees hate HR because they always seem to take the management side. Management hates HR because HR is always saying no, or requiring documentation, or making demands on their already busy schedule. Usually, when we understand why someone behaves the way they do, we accept their requests and their decisions more readily. And one of the big reasons why people feel so negative about HR is that they misunderstand why we act as we do.

2020 181

Happy Valentine’s Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

On this. Valentine’s Day. We wish all of you. To have. A loved one, To be. A loved one, and. To be One. Who loves. All of us LOVERS at Sk LOVE rWorkingWisdom.

2020 130

What Should Candidates STOP Doing?

The Undercover Recruiter

There’s probably a whole list of definite no-nos for candidates but this week our panel of experts share their advice on what they think should never be done in the hiring process. You might be telling your candidates some of this already, but if you’re not, feel free to add them on.

2020 108

From Child Protection to Art Therapy

Career Shifters

“I felt depressed and anxious. Some days I didn't feel like going to work at all.”. Liz Fairfax wanted to make a positive difference in children's lives, but she couldn't do that where she was. An inspiring talk gave her an idea for a new career and set her down a path of retraining.

2020 169

Jobs for People Who Love The Outdoors

Career Alley

If you’re someone who loves the fresh air, the chirping of birds, or the gentle lapping of waves against the shore, a career outdoors sounds […]. Discover Career Opportunities Outdoors Working Outdoors

2020 261

Why Personal Development Books May Not Lead to Your Success

Ms. Career Girl

What if this whole time we had it all wrong? What if everything was backwards and nothing was what it appears to be? Have you ever felt like you are broken, and something must be intrinsically wrong with you? Do you find yourself in a constant state of judgement thinking you cannot do or be enough?

2020 218

Leap Year Means Some Salaried Employees Work an Extra Day for Free

Evil HR Lady

Once every four years, you get an extra day to do whatever we want! Or, rather, because you have to work for a living, you have to work. But, if you’re a business owner, you just might get some free labor.

2020 170

New Feedback

Sklover Working Wisdom

Lately we have received a lot of wonderful feedback. We hope you don’t mind our sharing one recent and heart-warming example with you: Mr. Sklover, I’m a long-time fan of your wonderfully helpful site and really appreciate your articles full of wit and wisdom. Your recent “It’s a pebble.

2020 130

How Should a Candidate Follow up After an Interview?

The Undercover Recruiter

It’s probably one of the most-asked questions from your employees. Should you call or email after being interviewed to see how you’ve done?

2020 110

“How Do I Get Employers To Take Me Seriously In My New Field?”

Career Shifters

After successfully working her way up in a tough corporate environment, Minnie realised that she was in the wrong career. She's since worked hard to retrain, but she's finding paid work impossible to come by. When you've got so much to offer, how do you get employers to recognise your value

2020 151

Tips from Experts: How to Get Prepared for Your College Application

Career Alley

Are you excited and stressed at the same time? Are you ready to start a new page in your book of life? What does it […]. Career Advice College college application

2020 261

Why Corporate Results Are a Matter of Personal Style

Ms. Career Girl

To thrive in this female-driven consumer world, female leaders should be at the forefront of all strategic decisions. These leaders need to have more than just a seat at the table.

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