September, 2019

Articulate Your Unique Value Proposition Without Being Pushy

Career Trend

Have you ever connected with someone new, enjoyed the brilliancy of their smile, the ebullience of their voice and the mutual passion for a hobby? Have you experienced such instant-connections abruptly taking a nosedive?

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Smart Job Interviewing Tips from the Experts

Executive Career Brand

If you’re like most job seekers, you dread interviewing for jobs. You may even dread them so much, you almost wish you didn’t land interviews at all. You need help with smart job interviewing.

2019 170

7 Steps to Reclaiming Your Voice and Saying What You Want.

Ms. Career Girl

In China, it is seen as a good thing for a female to appear shy, modest, and subtle in how you communicate. The way I would normally say ‘hello’ was I would look and smile – and never actually say ‘hello’.

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12 Steps To Start A Freelancing Business (And Why You Should)

Career Alley

There are many benefits of freelancing. You don’t answer to a boss; you work wherever and whenever you like and you get to choose your clients. Find your Dream Job freelancing

Labor Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”. – Ralph Waldo Emerson. Labor, work, toil or endeavor. Strain, struggle, travail or exertion. No matter what you call it, it comes from within. At work, keep up your spirit, your faith and your passion in all you do, for each day your work gives birth to a better world. Remember that it all begins, and ends, with what’s inside of you.

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It’s Time To Start Recruiting Satisfactory Employees To Work At Okay Companies

Evil HR Lady

I had the amazing opportunity to go Jersey (Isle of, not New Jersey) to speak at their inaugural DisruptHR event. If you haven’t been to a DisruptHR event, you’re missing out!

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From Tax to Corporate Governance

Career Shifters

“I was never happy with my job. I wasn’t proud of what I did, and never felt I fitted the role.”. Chiaki Taylor hated her work for 16 years. Then, she finally decided to commit to making a change.

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Should You Accept That Promotion?

Ms. Career Girl

Tempting as it may be, just because you are offered a promotion doesn’t necessarily mean you have to accept it. In fact, self-aware employees consider the extra responsibilities that come with a promotion and turn down the job if they feel the job exceeds their capabilities.

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Quiet time? Should employees be encouraged to meditate?

Career Alley

As an employer, it is important to have stress management and wellbeing initiatives in place to help your staff better manage their stress. Discover Career Opportunities meditate meditation

2019 153

“To Persuade, First Agree” – A Critical Negotiating Insight

Sklover Working Wisdom

Workplace Negotiating Insight No. 8: “To Persuade, First Agree” A Critical Negotiating Insight. Observe and Learn: It is so often the case at work that we want to persuade others – customers, colleagues, clerks or even CEO’s – that our view, our idea or our plan is better than their own.

2019 130

Don’t Fall for this Indeed Identity Theft Scam

Evil HR Lady

Michelle was looking for a job, and Rock Island County, IL, was hiring. She was excited when she got an email, sent through recruiting site, Indeed , inviting her for an interview. But before she could schedule the interview, the recruiter needed just a few things.

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From TV to Memory Books

Career Shifters

“I yearned to be my own boss, to choose who I worked with and what I did.”. Long hours, lack of creative control and constant illness left Katie Ryde exhausted. Then, a timely conversation and an impending change in family circumstances gave her the push she needed to set up something of her own.

2019 205

Awesome New Tool for Resume Keywords

Avid Careerist

Job seekers often ask me, “How do I identify resume keywords?” ” Until recently, that was a tough question for me to answer with an explanation that made sense. While I. Read More. The post Awesome New Tool for Resume Keywords appeared first on AvidCareerist.

2019 113

How Long-Term Planning Allows for Smoother Seasonal Transitions at Work

Ms. Career Girl

As summer comes to an end, many people feel a little drained. This happens during almost every seasonal change. With a new season comes new events and more planning, and every person goes through significant life changes , no matter where they work.

2019 213

How to Choose the Perfect Career Path

Career Alley

When we reach the end of our education, we may have some idea of our options, but it’s incredibly challenging to know which career path is the right one to take. Career Advice career path Careers

2019 153

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“A true leader is a servant, not a master.” ” – Robert K. Greenleaf. What does the lead goose do at the front of the flock? Understands the mission. Shows the way forward. Divides the headwinds, making it easier for others. Is a real role model.

2019 130

10 Tips for Leadership When You’re Not the Boss

Evil HR Lady

When founders and CEOs look to hire and promote managers , they want people who exhibit leadership. But how can you exhibit leadership if you’re stuck in individual contributor roles? No one reports to you, and you’re not even a project manager. Good news is, leader isn’t a title, it’s a group of characteristics, and you can acquire them, even if you’re not the boss. Here are 10 ideas: 1. Communicate clearly.

2019 165

4 Ways Your Brain Is Keeping You Stuck In Your Career Change – And What To Do About It

Career Shifters

Feeling stuck, lost and helpless in your search for fulfilling work? Unable to move forward, but not entirely sure why? Sometimes your biggest obstacles are on the inside. Natasha shares how your mind might be making your shift a struggle – and specific strategies to make progress faster

2019 193

Minimize The Risk: Know What Hazards To Look For When Applying For Construction Work

Jobacle

The US is home to over 70,000 commercial construction businesses , with that figure predicted to rise. This means there are plenty of jobs available in construction, and there is a diverse range of paths to take.

2019 153

The Female Tax: Women Are Paying More For Health Services

Ms. Career Girl

Ending the gender pay gap is one of the most fundamental labour concerns of our time.

2019 205

3 Reasons You Should Consider Working as a Medical Scribe

Career Alley

For people considering a career in the medical field, taking on work as a medical scribe is a fantastic first step to take. Discover Career Opportunities Medical Careers

2019 153

RSU’s: Restricted Stock Units – 8 Essential Insights

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The large print giveth and the small print taketh away.”. – Tom Waits. ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : Marta had just received a graduate degree as an Artificial Intelligence Engineer, and was recruited by several large employers.

2019 130

Why Firing a Problem Employee Can Be the Best Thing to Do

Evil HR Lady

Firing a problem employee looks so simple when you see it on television. The bad employee makes yet another mistake, the boss screams, “Pack up your things!” and it’s finished. Real life isn’t like that, though. There’s a lot more involved, which is why it’s common for employers to put off firing a lackluster employee, or even to avoid it entirely. Still, it can be (and often is) the right thing to do. Here’s why — and how to do it. When Firing a Problem Employee Is the Right Thing to Do.

2019 164

“How Do I Stop Talking Myself Out Of Changing Career?”

Career Shifters

Rob left his creative dreams behind to concentrate on a stable career, but now he's stuck in a profession that doesn't feel like him. Whenever he thinks about leaving, it seems there's always another good excuse to stay put.

2019 186

How to Get Out of a Rut

Jobacle

Wondering how to get out of a rut? You’re not alone. Bill Murray found himself stuck in a rut, as the reporter Phil covering the insanity of Groundhog Day. Every day, Phil awoke at the same time, with the same Sonny & Cher tune playing, within the same hotel room.

2019 141

Ten things to do after work…besides more work

Ms. Career Girl

Yes, there is life after work. Workdays are super-intense. Ten, twelve, even fourteen hours of go! You can feel great at the end of the day, knowing that you have made a difference. And you get to do it all again tomorrow! Keeping up your energy day after day is hard work too.

2019 204

6 Freelance Jobs You Can Work From Home

Career Alley

Whatever your reasons for needing more money, there are plenty of freelance careers you could undertake from the comfort of your very own home. Discover Career Opportunities

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“When a great moment knocks on the door of your life, it is often no louder than the beating of your heart, and it is so very easy to miss it.” ” – Boris Pasternak. So true, and so very true in work and career.

2019 130

Man Brings Emotional Support Clown to Termination Meeting

Evil HR Lady

I’m on record as saying when an employee asks for something look for a way to say yes. If you come to me and say you want to bring an emotional support clown to a meeting–any meeting–I will look for a way to say no. But Human Resources people in New Zealand are nicer than I am. Or perhaps, they were blindsided and were so freaked out they didn’t know how to respond. I don’t know.

2019 157

From Teacher to Editor

Career Shifters

“I felt stressed and anxious a lot of the time.”. After years in work that didn't fit, Rose Norman's confidence was at rock bottom. Then, a chance comment from a friend planted the seed of a promising new direction. Here's how she built a fulfilling and flexible career at a pace that worked for her

2019 182

What Makes a Good Employee?

Jobacle

Ask 10 people to describe their favorite cheesecake and you might receive 10 different answers. That should never be the case for describing what makes a good employee.

2019 141

Finding Your Dream Job In Today’s Job Market

Ms. Career Girl

It’s a hard-enough task figuring out what you want to do in life. Once you’ve done that soul searching, there’s a lot that goes into pursuing the career path you’ve chosen.

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Borrowing Funds For Your First Business Venture

Career Alley

Starting Your Own Business If you are thinking about going down a new path when it comes to your career, then you are often going […]. Discover Career Opportunities

2019 153

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Weak people revenge. Strong people forgive. Intelligent people ignore.” ” – Albert Einstein. In an age in which feeling offended seems so common a feeling, sometimes by accident, sometimes it even seems intentionally, how should you respond?

2019 130

California Passes Legislation that May Kill the Gig Economy

Evil HR Lady

California’s Senate approved, with a 29 to 11 vote, to require companies like Uber and Lyft to treat all contractors like employees. According to the New York Times , the bill should sail through the Assembly, and Governor Gavin Newsom has already indicated that he will sign it. It fixes the primary function problem. Earlier this year, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that Uber drivers, and similar workers, were, indeed contractors because they.

From Management Consultancy to Social Impact

Career Shifters

“I didn't think I could change myself to be that person, so I resolved to look elsewhere.”. Matt Cooper wanted his work to have more of an impact in the world. He left his role without a clear idea of next steps, instead joining a structured programme which helped him work it out.

2019 173

The art of the side hustle – 5 ways you could be making more money from home

Jobacle

Whether you love or loathe your current job, I’ll bet that you wish it paid you more money. In fact, I think most of us wish we all had a little extra disposable income each month. When did the cost of living get so high? And why don’t our wages reflect that?

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