February, 2019

How to Ace your Telephone Interview

Career Alley

Telephone Interviews have become very popular as the first step in an interview process. Unfortunately, telephone interviews are probably the toughest type of interviews. Without […]. Nail the Interview Interview questions telephone Interviews

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Chilling Winter Thrillers Sure To Keep You Warm and Reading All Night

Ms. Career Girl

As the winter chill continues to set in, there’s no better time to pick up the season’s best new suspenseful thrillers. If you’re looking to get swept away by a great new chilling read during your time off this winter, one or more of this winter’s best thrillers will be just what you need.

2019 269

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Executive Job Search Blogging: Anyone Can Learn To Do It, and Excel

Executive Career Brand

Do you know how beneficial having a blog can be when you’re in executive job search? Having your own blog will help you build your personal brand and differentiate the value you offer as a candidate. in a way that almost nothing else can top. An added bonus. you […].

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Swiss Saturday: The Passive Aggressive Note

Evil HR Lady

A couple of days ago, a neighbor placed the above note in our mailbox. Here’s a rough translation (as I’m not a professional translator). Dear Lucas Family, Is it too difficult to walk through the house before you go to bed (and turn all the lights off)?

2019 241

From Classrooms to Children's Stories

Career Shifters

“The workload was brutal.”. Catherine Carroll was giving hours of her free time over to her job. Then, her priorities changed. Here's how she forged a new, more creative work identity, and built a business that fits around her schedule

2019 219

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“When you stop doing things for fun, you might as well be dead.” ” – Ernest Hemingway. Don’t let the starkness – or darkness – of this quote hide its living message: Don’t forget to have some fun. Don’t ever stop doing things simply for the fun of it.

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Protecting Your Privacy While Job Hunting

Career Alley

Protecting your privacy when searching for a job is really important (especially if you are currently employed). Job search can put you at risk with […]. Find your Dream Job identity theft privacy

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How to Kick Your Executive Career in the Butt

Career Trend

How to Gain Executive Job Search Momentum I don’t know about you, but I often need a kick in the butt to get myself going–whether it be a new lifestyle and fitness routine, the start of a complex, multi-phase writing project, or something as major as planning a relocation of my life and home. The […].

2019 144

Is it the Right Time to Ask for a Raise?

Professional Resume Services

Going to your boss and asking for a raise is always a sensitive topic of discussion. But if you ask at the right time and do a little homework beforehand, then you can at least minimize some of the awkwardness.

2019 141

From Law to Photography

Career Shifters

“I was so unhappy at work that I became a horrible person at home.”. Jen Griffin was overwhelmed and miserable in her job. After taking some time to reevaluate (and hitting a couple of dead ends), she’s now in a portfolio career that allows her creative side out to play.

2019 219

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The time has come to worship with our lives as with our lips, in the streets as in the sanctuaries.” ” – Maurice Davis.

2019 130

How To Make The Most Out of Your Outplacement Support

Career Alley

Let’s face it: Looking for the next job may not be easy. However, making the most out of the outplacement support service is the next best thing. Create a Killer Resume and Cover Letter Outplacement

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5 Tips to Turn Your Passion Into a Lucrative Side Hustle

Ms. Career Girl

A side hustle is a way to make money outside of your 9 to 5 and 37 percent of Americans have one, making an average of $686 per month. However, a side hustle is more than just a part-time job.

2019 242

Recruiting Strategy: How to Be the Greener Grass

Career Trend

Would your leadership benefit from a boost to their recruiting and hiring strategy? Seeking work where the grass is greener is a key motivator spurring job seekers. In my latest Glassdoor post, I share ways actively-recruiting companies can capitalize on this employee itch.

2019 133

Is it the Right Time to Ask for a Raise?

Professional Resume Services

Going to your boss and asking for a raise is always a sensitive topic of discussion. But if you ask at the right time and do a little homework beforehand, then you can at least minimize some of the awkwardness. The point of asking for a raise is to tell your boss you believe you’ve.

2019 130

“I Feel Like A Jack of All Trades, Master Of None. How Do I Make Progress On My Shift?”

Career Shifters

Alex's career has taken him all over the world. But while his lifestyle appears impossibly glamorous, he feels isolated and financially unstable. How do you make the leap into secure employment, with an unusual career history and no idea where you want to go next

2019 204

Voluntary – Key Words & Phrases

Sklover Working Wisdom

Be on the lookout for. Voluntary,” as in “Voluntary Departure,” “Voluntary Resignation” or “Voluntary Waiver”. You’re quite likely to find the word “voluntary” in several work-related legal documents. If you do notice it, that word may be very advantageous to you.

2019 130

Tips to Enhance Your Chances of Landing Your Dream Job

Career Alley

Your resume is what represents you before your hirers or employer, and is often what guides these parties to a hiring decision. Therefore, ensure that it offers the best representation of you. Find your Dream Job Dream job

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Developing Self Leadership: Three Skills that Lead to Success

Ms. Career Girl

Contrary to common belief, self leadership is not a rare ability reserved only for the Mark Zuckerbergs and Oprah Winfreys of the world. It is a mindset and skill set that can be learned.

2019 229

How Flex Working Schedules Are Benefiting the World

Jobacle

More employees are enjoying flexible work environments now than ever, with one survey revealing that at least 43% of American workers are working remotely at least part-time.

2019 179

Do You Have the One Skill Every Executive Should Possess?

Professional Resume Services

Executives often have a similar skill set, background and education. So how can you set yourself apart from the rest? There are plenty of ways to do so, but there’s one overlooked skill you must possess: listening.

2019 130

“I’m Scared Of Not Being Good Enough.”

Career Shifters

Lena's feeling anxious and unsettled in her career. She's also struggling to believe she'll ever be able to secure her ideal work. When it feels like a huge risk to put yourself out there, how do you find the courage to show others what you're capable of

2019 188

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act. The rest is merely tenacity.” ” – Amelia Earhart.

2019 130

Ace That Phone Interview!

Career Alley

There are definite advantages to being interviewed on the phone, and they shouldn't be ignored. Before you get on the phone you have the opportunity to lay out a variety of resources to give you a boost during your interview. Nail the Interview Interviews Phone Interviews

Ready for Change, Positioned for Success: Habits of Successful Business People

Ms. Career Girl

It’s clear that people who are able to use their talent, intellect, and determination to translate a good idea into a successful business are doing something right.

2019 227

The Top 5 Small Business Health Insurance Options in 2019

Jobacle

Thanks to the rising costs of health care, individuals and businesses alike are looking for ways to get affordable coverage that works for them. While larger businesses have more options and less to worry about when it comes to coverage, small businesses are usually left out of the equation.

2019 169

Do You Have the One Skill Every Executive Should Possess?

Professional Resume Services

Executives often have a similar skill set, background and education. So how can you set yourself apart from the rest? There are plenty of ways to do so, but there’s one overlooked skill you must possess: listening.

2019 130

From Marketing to Data

Career Shifters

“I don't miss the day-to-day stresses.”. After lots of research and exploration (and a few failed interviews), Alexander Fridriksson found a way to zoom in on his interests, upgrade his skills, and shift without risking his finances. Here's how he did it

2019 181

Did You Read about Glassdoor.com.?

Sklover Working Wisdom

Wall Street Journal Analysis: “Companies Game Glassdoor Rankings”. According to a recently published report by The Wall Street Journal, there’s good reason to doubt the credibility of Glassdoor employer rankings that so many employees use to decide which employers to work for.

2019 130

Making A Career Out Of Investing In Commodities

Career Alley

Whether you’re already on the path to becoming a career investor or just starting out, it’s important to first understand how investing in commodities works. Discover Career Opportunities Financial Careers

2019 277

A Female Music Exec’s Guide To Thriving In The Music and Advertising Industry

Ms. Career Girl

Women in executive roles are rising in industries that have been historically known for being male-dominated, and so it’s now more important than ever to continue the momentum and inspire other young women to break into these industries.

Highest Paying Jobs for Felons | Get a Second Chance

Jobacle

Once you are labeled as a “felon” it can be very challenging to get back to the normal life. Moreover, getting a job is even more difficult. After all, not many people would like to hire someone who had spent time in jail for some criminal activities.

2019 169

5 Tips to Boost Your Online Personal Brand with LinkedIn

Professional Resume Services

Spending time on LinkedIn profile development can set you up for success in many different ways. One of the main benefits of LinkedIn is it gives you a platform to demonstrate your personal brand.

2019 130

From Teaching to Portfolio Career

Career Shifters

“I was crying every day before going to work.”. Frustrated by the limitations of her role, Sarit Gafan decided to take some time out to explore her options. Here's how she harnessed the power of volunteering for her shift, and created the contacts that ultimately led to an exciting new opportunity

2019 173

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The second kick of the mule can’t teach you anything more than the first kick should have.” ” – Farmer’s Proverb. Walking behind a mule is a dangerous mistake, and can result in a kick you won’t soon forget. Hopefully, you will have learned its lesson, and will not forget it.

2019 130

Top Paying Trucking Jobs

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: […]. Find your Dream Job Driving Careers

2019 269

10 Beauty Product Marketing Claims Deconstructed

Ms. Career Girl

We are all subject to marketing and advertising on a daily basis. Nowadays it seems like even thinking about skin care will get you bombarded with countless ads and sponsored post on social media.

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