February, 2020

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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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?”

2020 236

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.”

2020 228

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

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.’

2020 173

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

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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.

2020 236

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.

2020 220

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.

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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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

2020 289

Crafting Your Edge Instead of Chasing a Job

Ms. Career Girl

For the first time in 30 years, recent college graduates are more likely to be unemployed compared to overall workers. This is happening at a time of historic overall low unemployment rates.

2020 246

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 208

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 216

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

The 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.

2020 136

How to Take Your Business to the Next Level

Jobacle

Every manager will want to take their company to the next level, but how can you go about doing this? This is not an easy task, and you need to make sure you are in the right position.

2020 130

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 284

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 221

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.

Meetings Can Be a Waste of Time and Money, but Skipping them Isn’t Free

Evil HR Lady

When I managed a team, we had a team meeting every other week. At the beginning of the year, I booked the conference room for the entire year’s worth of meetings. It won’t surprise you that not all of those meetings happened.

2020 216

HR Capitalist Definitions: "Bespoke" (as Used in Corporate America)

The HR Capitalist

I'll start you off with the regular definition, which is what you know: . --. be·spoke. /b??sp?k/. k/. . made for a particular customer or user. "a a bespoke suit". . making or selling bespoke goods, especially clothing. bespoke tailors" --. . Sounds awesome, right?

2020 134

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

Jobacle

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

How to Land the Job of Your Dreams

Career Alley

If you are lucky enough to land the job of your dreams, take the opportunity to network and build up relationships with people. This will help you in your probation interviews. Discover Career Opportunities Dream job

2020 284

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 220

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.

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).

2020 212

THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: e1 - Who Is HR Famous?

The HR Capitalist

NOTE FROM KD : Here's a new podcast from me, Tim Sackett and Jessica Lee called " The HR Famous Podcast". Take a listen and we'll be back on a weekly basis.

2020 131

Should You Consider A Career In CRM?

Jobacle

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

4 Reasons to Engage in the Beauty Industry

Career Alley

Starting a career in the beauty industry will be very challenging as it involves extensive planning and is a grueling process. However, the truth is everything will be worth the effort, and here are the reasons why. Discover Career Opportunities beauty industry

2020 284

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

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.

2020 130

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 189

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

Why Online Education Makes Sense

Jobacle

Education is amongst the most important facets of society and hence people, to further their education even go into debt or spend their life savings on it.

2020 130

How to Revive an Interview That’s Going Poorly

Career Alley

We’ve all been there. You enter the interview room with nerves. They take over, and you reach out your sweaty hand and sheepishly shake your […]. Nail the Interview Bad Interview

2020 278

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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