July, 2019

Your Resume and You: Are You Standing in a Social Media Fog?

Career Trend

It’s all become quite clear, in an overwhelming, sometimes noxious sort of way. Some people get social media, others are in the learning curve process, and still others just don’t seem to have a clue. There is a lot of fog around developing and then using your storied resume.

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6 Reasons an MBA Can Be Exactly What You Need for Your Dream Career and Future

Career Alley

If your career goals involve any sort of management or leadership position, then there are a fair few specific skills you will need to possess. An MBA program is designed to teach you all of these important skills that will prepare you for a senior management position. Discover Career Opportunities

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5 LinkedIn Profile Personal Brand Building Essentials

Executive Career Brand

Let’s start with the understanding that if you’re job-hunting, you need to have a robust LinkedIn profile personal brand building strategy. This is especially true if you’re an executive job seeker.

2019 183

Tell-tale Signs That You Should Turn Down That Job Offer

Ms. Career Girl

When it comes to obtaining a job offer and securing a job, there are many factors that go into this process.

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How to Minimize Age Discrimination When Searching for an Executive Job

Professional Resume Services

Whether you want to believe it or not, age discrimination is real when it comes to job searches. This is one of the main reasons why the top resume writing services suggest people in their 40s and 50s visit them to update their resume to make it look more modern. While there’s nothing you can.

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What got you to Level One will not get you to Level Two

Cube Rules

At the beginning of your career, your technical skills matter the most. Whether you're in business, healthcare, or other service industries, your job skills will carry the day with a hiring manager.

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“I'm Trapped And It's Crushing My Self-esteem. How Can I Rediscover My Career Confidence?”

Career Shifters

After graduating, Grace fell into what seemed like an exciting career. But years later, an energy-sapping work environment and a lack of future prospects have left her feeling completely demotivated.

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9 Things to Talk About in an Executive Job Interview

Executive Career Brand

An executive job interview takes on a slightly different tone than your average interview. The structure is similar, and even some of the questions overlap from interviews for lower level positions. What’s expected of you, however, is on another level.

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How to Use LinkedIn Marketing like a Business Capitalist

Ms. Career Girl

LinkedIn is one of the most widely used social media networks worldwide. It has more than 610 million members with more than 303 million active users each month, rivaling platforms like Twitter and Instagram.

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The Ultimate Must for all Executive LinkedIn Profiles, Emails, Resumes and Cover Letters

Professional Resume Services

Grammar, spelling and punctuation issues can bring your job search to a screeching halt before it even gets started. Still, too many executives overlook basic typographical errors that significantly hurt their chances of landing the job they desire.

2019 172

The subtle – and not subtle – actions that ruin your productivity

Cube Rules

Even when you know multi-tasking doesn’t work — we do it anyway. We can’t seem to help it. There are ways that we sabotage ourselves, though. We allow out software programs to default ways to interrupt us. Our physical location supports being interrupted.

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From Legal Secretary to Legal Executive

Career Shifters

“I was bored. There had to be a more rewarding career out there for me.”. Karen Hayward was stagnating in her role. Then, a colleague inspired her to aim higher. After juggling home, work and retraining, she proved to her firm that she was worth the risk and secured their support.

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How To Turn Your Love Of Anything Into A Career

Career Alley

Turning what you love into a career is truly the dream, but it’s not a pipe dream. In this article, we are going to see how you might be able to turn your love of absolutely anything into a career. Launch your Career advance your career

2019 170

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“How did things ever get so far? I don’t know. It was so unfortunate, so unnecessary.” ” – Don Corleone, “The Godfather”. It happens to everyone, every once in a while: a difference becomes a dispute becomes a war. “It It is so unfortunate, so unnecessary.”

2019 130

Is This Why You’re Not Getting A Job Offer?

Ms. Career Girl

There’s always a lot of competition for good job openings. So it’s quite average to have to endure several companies interviewing you before you finally get an offer. But what if you’re not getting a job offer after even 15 or 20 interviews?

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What Networking Is and Isn’t

Professional Resume Services

When a job seeker realizes networking isn’t optional today, they will have a better chance of finding a job quickly. Even executives with extensive careers and who are considered to be experts in their industry have to always be working on their c-level personal branding.

2019 172

4 email practices to significantly improve your communication

Cube Rules

Email is the bane of my existence. I get too many emails, emails that don’t pertain to my work (much) and emails that I spend way too much time trying to figure out what the person is asking for.

2019 141

Why Your Employees Need Sick Days — and Unsick Days

Evil HR Lady

We always want employees to take a sick day when they have the flu or come down with a stomach bug. It allows them to recover and keeps everyone else from getting sick. But what about using an “unsick day” to help prevent these illnesses in the first place? The concept is gaining traction, and for good reason. Staying healthy is about more than just bouncing back from illnesses quickly, and employees need the freedom to take time off for preventive checkups, vaccinations or therapist visits.

2019 164

Key Aspects To Consider When Deciding On A Career Path

Career Alley

Whether you want to explore new challenges within a career interest or to experience something new and exciting outside of your current career scope, you have options. Discover Career Opportunities career path Careers

2019 153

Independence Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The bravest things we do in our lives are usually known only to ourselves.”. – Peggy Noonan. You might not have thought about it, but Lady Liberty always stands by herself. The quest to be free, and to help others be free, is first and foremost an internal quest.

2019 130

Four Tips to Disconnect on Vacation to Improve Your Mental Health

Ms. Career Girl

In today’s fast-paced society, the constant stress and anxiety of juggling demands in our personal and professional lives can take a toll on physical and psychological health. To maintain a mentally healthy work-life-balance, it’s crucial to take a break and disconnect on vacation.

2019 241

Are You Building Your Executive Personal Brand with LinkedIn Comments?

Professional Resume Services

Your executive LinkedIn profile brings you more benefits than simply the ability to connect with other professionals.

2019 166

How to deal with too many tasks and not enough time

Cube Rules

Since February, my work life has been filled with hundreds of tasks needing to be done on hard (political) deadlines with not enough resources or time to do them.

2019 141

From Communications to Software Engineering

Career Shifters

“I'd always wanted something more creative.”. Ste Taylor was ready to jump with both feet into a more fulfilling, engaging career. Here's why he pivoted from his first plan, and how a tough decision got him moving more quickly towards work he loves

From Solo Entrepreneur To Starting A Team

Career Alley

Hiring your first employee - Although it might feel like you’re ready, you really need to think about how ready your finances are going to be. Career Advice Team Building teamwork

How Citibank’s New Policy Almost Ruined My Vacation

Evil HR Lady

I’ve had a Citibank credit card for almost 20 years but Citibank canceled it on Thursday. I have a monthly storage shed payment that hits the card, but otherwise, I rarely use it. But, I pay it off every month and am generally a low maintenance kind of a person. (I I realize, paying it off every month and not using it a ton means I’m not a hugely profitable customer, but I was loyal.). I’m also an American citizen who lives in Switzerland.

2019 159

Glass Ceiling Holding You Back? Here’s How To Break It

Ms. Career Girl

So, you have your sights set on the C-suite and you already know it’s going to take a lot of determination and grit to get there, but do you have a good grip on how to lay the groundwork for your journey and break through the glass ceiling ?

2019 236

4 Benefits of Knowing and Communicating Your Personal Brand

Professional Resume Services

You may not think your personal brand is important, but hiring managers and business professionals do. This means you have to understand c-level personal branding to communicate it and know how others perceive you professionally.

2019 166

What Career Freedom Really Means

Cube Rules

In the United States today, it is our Independence Day, a holiday celebrating the independence from England. You'll hear a lot of talk today about independence and freedom; how we broke away from the tyranny of England's King.

2019 141

“I Don’t Feel Inspired By Anything. How Do I Find A New Career That I Love?”

Career Shifters

Nick's worked hard to become a success in an industry he was never particularly passionate about; now he's feeling burnt out. How do you plan a leap into something new, when you're not convinced that anything really fires you up

2019 147

What Every Small Business Needs to Succeed

Career Alley

Marketing is one of the most essential components to the success of any business, large or small. Without attracting new customers you remain stagnant at best. Career Advice Business Small Business

2019 153

Can My Employer Change Me from Hourly to Salary?

Evil HR Lady

I woke up this morning to three emails from people asking essentially the same question: Can my manager stop paying me overtime by declaring that I’m a salaried employee? While giving an entirely correct answer would involve looking carefully at the job description, the answer is almost always no. Human resources manager and employee-relations expert Rebecca Goldbach says, “Everyone is born non-exempt.”

2019 159

How and Why To Take Care of Your Back

Ms. Career Girl

Your Reliable, Invisible Back. Have you noticed your back recently? Felt a twinge, or a need to stretch? We often take our backs for granted. They work hard every day, making it possible for us to lift, turn, walk, sit, and do our fitness routines.

2019 236

The Importance of Staying Up to Date With Your Online Presence

Professional Resume Services

Many executives don’t appreciate the importance of having a positive online presence. And some don’t understand their online presence should always be kept up-to-date. If you’re actively looking for a job, you’re putting yourself in a big hole if recruiters can’t find you online.

2019 154

You ask questions in an interview. Nice. Here are the ones you should be asking.

Cube Rules

At some point, after you've been asked all those interview questions, you finally get this question: "What questions do you have for me?" Unfortunately, a lot of people ask some basic questions:Tell me a little more about the position (open ended, but for what purpose?)Tell

2019 141

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“It’s better to be at the bottom of the ladder you want to climb than at the top of the one you don’t.” ” – Stephen Kellogg. This thought may seem most applicable to those in the early or even middle stages of their careers, but it is a message, too, to all. I began my “blog career” at a relatively “ripe old age” and it is literally keeping me young, healthy and handsome.

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The Experts Who Help You To Land Your Dream Job

Career Alley

It’s fair to say that if ticking off the skill requirements in every job description were all it took to land your dream job; there would be fewer job seekers. Find your Dream Job Dream job

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