May, 2019

10 Books for Mom – For The Mom Who Does It All

Ms. Career Girl

Mothers can be the most influential person in a woman’s life and each year we get to celebrate the mothers who love, cherish and support their children and those most important to them.

2019 271

This College Graduation Speech Got a Spontaneous Standing Ovation. Here’s Why.

Evil HR Lady

Graduation season is upon us, and that comes with a lot of boring speeches and a few gems.

2019 245

Magnetize Your Executive LinkedIn Profile with These SEO Tips

Professional Resume Services

Creating an attractive LinkedIn profile is valuable for anyone who’s searching for a new job. However, even the cleanest and most attractive profiles won’t be discovered if you don’t incorporate the right amount of SEO keywords in them.

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Patience, Grasshopper: Culture and Qualifications Fit Take Time

Career Trend

The Reality of Job Search Patience, Grasshopper: If ever this phrase was more applicable, it is during executive job search.

2019 207

Why job search skills are so crucial to landing a job

Cube Rules

There are job skills. And then there are job search skills. They are not the same. A big part of why many people have such a difficult time landing a job is because they have poor job search skills. And why is that?

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Overcome Age Discrimination in Your Job Search by Changing the Perception of You

Executive Career Brand

Are you 50-ish, in a job search, and worried about age discrimination? It’s time to recapture the “Benjamin Button” in you. Age discrimination is real and it can be crippling. Earlier in your career, doors were swinging wide open and now it seems virtually impossible to get your foot in one of them.

2019 182

Don’t Let Fear Stall Your Career – Four Don’ts and What to Do About Them 

Ms. Career Girl

A fashionably dressed woman glides into my office, a tall cup of steaming java in her hand. She settles down into the chair across from me, ready to discuss the state of her career. She has worked hard to succeed in her current job, giving her a sense of both pride and satisfaction.

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Ongoing Strategies Every Executive Job Seeker Needs to Consider

Professional Resume Services

What’s your strategy as an executive job seeker? There’s no right or wrong answer to the question, and sometimes it takes trial and error to truly figure out what the most effective strategy is for you. Even then, adjustments must be made along the way.

2019 200

Should I Give Feedback To Rejected Candidates?

Evil HR Lady

I’m a recruiter for a popular company, and we receive a lot of applicants for jobs. We can’t interview all of them, and even great candidates aren’t necessarily interviewed. And of those, most won’t be hired. Frequently, candidates — both those who get interviews and those who don’t — contact me to find out why they weren’t hired or even interviewed. Should I respond thoroughly to these inquiries, give a simple form response or ignore them? .

2019 171

From Teacher to Entrepreneur

Career Shifters

“I was never going to be happy working for someone else.”. Fed up of bureaucracy and an ever-increasing mountain of paperwork, Richard Swan decided set out on his own.

Using Online Branding to Secure Your Dream Executive Position

Executive Career Brand

Imagine getting a call for that senior-level executive position you’ve been longing for. It all goes well until the interviewers look at your social media profiles. There are some photos and posts you’d rather your prospective employer didn’t see, which reflect badly on your professional image.

2019 162

Things to Consider Before You Quit Your Job and Go Freelance

Ms. Career Girl

It’s becoming more common for people to take on freelancing gigs, leaving their seemingly stable jobs for the more unsettled but flexible life of a full-time freelancer.

2019 212

Can Losing Your Job Become An Opportunity?

Career Alley

Picture the scene. One day, you curse the alarm clock as you get dressed for work. The next day, you lie down in bed, tired […]. Discover Career Opportunities Job Loss

2019 170

How to Increase Your Executive Job Search Momentum

Professional Resume Services

Having positive momentum in anything you do is motivating. The great thing about this is people get motivated in different ways, so there’s no right or wrong way to accomplish it.

2019 193

Viral Best Buy Training Question Is a Perfect Example of Clueless Corporate Policies

Evil HR Lady

When you walk into a Best Buy, or any store, do you expect to be greeted or welcomed into the store? Would you even know if there was a difference? Well, whoever wrote the Best Buy training policies thinks that there is, according to this viral tweet. View image on Twitter. Karate’s Bad Boy @flarkle.

2019 170

3 ways to know when it is time for a job search

Cube Rules

You know those memos that come out from management announcing the next, coolest thing in organizational wonder? Or how somebody is leaving to "pursue other business interests" (fired) or "provided wonderful accomplishments" (left on their own)?

2019 141

Memorial Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“It is not where you serve, but how you serve.” ” – J. Rubin Clark. If you have not visited the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C., please consider doing so. It is not flashy or grand, but simple and direct, like the men and women it honors.

2019 130

Six Standout Traits of Courageous Women

Ms. Career Girl

A new study by IBM, “ Women, Leadership, and the Priority Paradox ,” reveals a harsh truth: advancing women in the workplace still, in 2019, just isn’t a priority.

2019 210

Advantages and Disadvantages Of Using a Temporary Recruitment Agency

Career Alley

With employment at a record high, it is becoming a lot more difficult for businesses to attract the correct level of talent into their business and they are sometimes having to think outside of the box. Find your Dream Job Recruitment

2019 163

4 Branding Tips for Your Executive Resume

Professional Resume Services

When writing an effective resume, demonstrating your personal brand is critical. Most executives have similar skills and achievements, so what can set you apart from the rest is the overall value you bring to the table.

2019 186

After an Organizational Shift, You May Need to Change Your Company Culture

Evil HR Lady

You’ve worked hard to build a great company culture, but after a major restructuring, you might need to make changes to help the business move forward. After an organizational shift, it’s normal for employees to feel concerned and unsure of what will happen next. And while you may have had a great open culture , when employees are being laid off or your company merges with—or is bought out by—a different one, trust can be shaken.

2019 156

Patience, Grasshopper: Culture and Qualifications Fit Take Time

Career Trend

The Reality of Job Search Patience, Grasshopper: If ever this phrase was more applicable, it is during executive job search.

2019 130

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“So much has been given to me, I have no time to ponder what has been denied.” ” – Helen Keller. Helen Keller was left blind and deaf by an illness at age two.

2019 130

Age is power – Being Badass at 50

Ms. Career Girl

Society tells us that getting old is bad. And in the workplace, getting old often means losing your status and your job. Women, especially feel the pressure to stay young and attractive to stay employed. As we age, we’re marginalized and easily dismissed as irrelevant. And too often, we come to believe the ageist story about ourselves that we can’t compete, despite our accomplishments and who we once were. We feel powerless. Society makes it challenging to feel like much of a badass at 50.

2019 173

The Top-Ranking Manual Careers

Career Alley

You don’t necessarily need a four-year degree to find your dream job. Manual labor can be just as lucrative, with top blue-collar workers earning annual mean wages well above the $50,620 national average. Discover Career Opportunities Blue Collar Jobs

2019 153

Are Cover Letters a Thing of the Past?

Professional Resume Services

The two traditional components needed to apply for a job include a cover letter and a resume. As technology and the job searching process has evolved, though, many people wonder whether it’s still necessary to include a cover letter with their application.

How to Spot — and Address — Employee Disengagement

Evil HR Lady

Employee engagement is sure to be at the forefront of any employer’s mind, but how often do you hear someone talking about employee disengagement ? You can have a great work environment , but even if 90 percent of your employees are happy and engaged, there are bound to be a few stragglers. Now, some employers think that one or two unhappy employees won’t have that big of an impact on their business.

2019 156

From Teaching to Own Business

Career Shifters

“I never seemed to get to a place where I was coping.”. Loretta Clarke's unhappiness at work was leaving her tired, stressed and regularly ill. It's taken time, and consistent effort, but she's now created a career that gives her the flexibility and wellbeing she wants. Here's how she made it happe

2019 177

Mother’s Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“God could not be everywhere and. therefore he invented mothers.”. – Jewish Saying. To every mother, grandmother, and great grand-mother out there, THANKS. Today is Your Day. It’s even named after you.

2019 130

Robyn Matarazzo: Yes, You Can Have it All, Do it All, and Be it All

Ms. Career Girl

I think I find stability in professional chaos, which has made me a great business woman. I started my business with the intent of doing business development for small businesses in Westchester County. And thought that I would remain local and truly just enjoy always being close to home.

2019 171

5 Tips for Becoming a Manager at Your Place of Employment

Career Alley

Having a plan is one of the first steps to advancing your career. You’ll need to set yourself some goals and figure out what you actually want to achieve. If you have no direction, then you won’t be able to reach your goals so make sure to plan this carefully. Launch your Career Career advancement

2019 153

What Does an Expert Executive Resume Writer Offer?

Professional Resume Services

Anyone can write a resume with basic components in it. However, since many people have this strategy, you’ll have a hard time standing out among the large pool of applicants for any given job. The keys to writing an effective resume today are different than they were several years ago.

2019 158

10 Things Every Working Mom Needs

Evil HR Lady

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, husbands and children are thinking of presents for wives and mothers. Just what does a working mom want for a Mother’s Day present ? Well, probably not these things, unless your wife/mother loves practical gifts. Some moms love practical and some moms want jewelry. I assume you know what the mother in your life wants, and if not, ask. But these are things that every household needs–even if it’s dad who does the cooking.

2019 156

Hate ‘Selling Yourself’? 7 Ways To Get Noticed In A New Field, Without Feeling Inauthentic

Career Shifters

Whatever your next career is, making a shift means building your reputation in a new area. But pitching yourself to potential employers or clients when you're only just getting started can leave you feeling like a fake. So how do you do it gracefully?

2019 173

Did You Know That. Employer-Paid Moving Expenses are Now Taxed as Employee Income?

Sklover Working Wisdom

Yes, the 2018 “Tax Reform” law in the U.S. made employer-paid and employer-reimbursed relocation costs – even when your moving is requested by the employer – income to the employee, and thus taxed to the employee? Yikes!

2019 130

The Three Components of Successfully Using Humor in the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

I’ve enjoyed every job I’ve ever had. That’s not to say I’ve had inherently fun jobs–cart-pusher at a grocery store, order fullfiller in a factory, resident advisor, project manager, speaker–but I have found ways to enjoy all of them. That’s not the case for many people.

2019 172

Your Personal Ad: What to Include in a Resume

Career Alley

The golden rule to writing a killer resume is to know when and how you can break the golden rules. Paradoxically, when you follow all the rules, you actually reduce your chances of success. Create a Killer Resume and Cover Letter killer resume

2019 153