November, 2019

How Women Are Shaping VR Technology

Ms. Career Girl

It’s no secret that the tech industries have a serious diversity problem in general. According to a 2018 report by the National Center for Women & Information Technology , women hold just 26% of technology-related roles.

Executive Resume Story: Building the case for complexity in a keep-it-simple world

Career Trend

In Our Hustle Culture, We Are Pressed to Get to the Point Less-is-more advice is prevalent in almost every area of our lives these days. Career communications; aka, executive resumes, are not immune from this weathered recommendation.

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Five Little-Known Ways to Stand Out in Your Interview

Career Alley

There are tons of different ways to give a good interview, and many have been discussed at length. Whether you're doing your research on the company to practicing for interview questions ahead of time, all types of preparation are important. Nail the Interview interview

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Why you should strive for excellence at work, not perfection

Cube Rules

People — and managers — have perceptions about our work. These perceptions influence how people work with you and also how they help you in your work and career. When trying to present yourself to others at work, I would suggest striving for excellence, not perfection. Here’s why.

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Swiss Saturday: Kitties

Evil HR Lady

Two weeks ago we adopted two adorable kittens: Mikey and Claudia. Now, my primary purpose in writing this blog is to share pictures of the kitties. MIkey. Claudia. These are our adorable new kittens. Did you know that kittens poop approximately four times a day?

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How to Work with Executive Recruiters

Executive Career Brand

The major focus of your job search strategy should be networking your way into the goldmine of hidden jobs. But of course you’ll still need to know how to work with executive recruiters. You need to get the attention of recruiters in your niche.

2019 139

Wine and weight loss? Yes, please!

Ms. Career Girl

For many of us working women trying to do and have it “most” since we have become painfully aware that “all” is not available, Wine O’Clock is a sacred time each night.

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Here’s how You Could Make a Career Choice When You’re Undecided

Career Alley

Look for careers that appeal to you and also make sure that they align with the self-assessment you have done. Find your Dream Job Careers Job Search

2019 163

How to answer teamwork interview questions

Cube Rules

Every person hired works on a team so teamwork interview questions are logical and expected. Candidates often answer teamwork interview questions with “willing to work long hours” or “willing to help a person on my team” answers — and fail.

2019 169

From PR to Nutrition

Career Shifters

“I didn't feel a 'calling', and I wasn't passionate about the work.”. Fighting burnout and lacking purpose, Lottie Williams was ready to find work that finally felt good. Here's how a genius question helped her connect the dots, and how she retrained to make her idea a reality

2019 195

What To Do When You Dislike Your Job

Jobacle

Not liking your job isn’t the most ideal position to be in but you should know that you’re not alone. Many people work jobs that may not be that rewarding or interesting on a daily basis. However, keep in mind that you don’t have to stay where you feel you’re underappreciated and unchallenged.

2019 188

Why Your LinkedIn Presence Matters and How to Enhance Your Profile

Ms. Career Girl

On its face, LinkedIn seems quite straightforward. You type in the details of your work experience, post them online and share the page with potential employers. As it turns out, though, the social media site has so much more to offer than a digitized version of your CV.

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For Thanksgiving Day:

Sklover Working Wisdom

“On many holidays, we celebrate our independence. On Thanksgiving, we acknowledge our dependence.”. – William Jennings Bryan. 2019 Alan L. Sklover All Rights Reserved. Commercial Use Prohibited. The post For Thanksgiving Day: appeared first on Sklover Working Wisdom

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7 Things To Consider When Starting Your Own Podcast

Career Alley

One of the first things you need to decide when starting your own podcast is what it is going to be about. It’s important you’re choosing something your passionate about. Discover Career Opportunities Freelancer podcast

2019 163

How to answer the weakness interview question

Cube Rules

“What’s your greatest weakness?” is a common interview question that doesn’t need to trip you up. While some recruiters have stopped using it after receiving too many canned answers, many others still include it in their repertoire. So what's a candidate to do?Plan

2019 153

Leading A Double Life At Work? Why This Is Keeping You Trapped – And What To Do About It

Career Shifters

Feel like a fraud in your job? As though you're only a fraction of yourself from Monday to Friday? Or, worse, someone else altogether? This is likely affecting more than just your mood.

2019 189

Career-Saving Email Etiquette You Need to Know

Jobacle

There are 156 million emails sent per minute, according to the World Economic Forum. We rely on email for both personal and professional communication — and if we aren’t careful, a poorly-written email could wreak havoc on both.

2019 186

5 Reasons To Reconnect With Nature

Ms. Career Girl

In today’s modern, technology filled world it is so important for us to take the time to reconnect with nature. Do you ever wonder why going for a walk can be so calming? Why taking a break in nature can make you feel so refreshed?

2019 213

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“If you are afraid of wolves, don’t go to the woods.”. – Russian Proverb. Preparations are now underway for promotions where you work.

2019 130

Top 4 Things You Should Do to Progress in Your Career

Career Alley

For you to advance in your career, you need to come up with a plan. Career progress takes many forms from taking more responsibility at work to advancing in the corporate ladder. Discover Career Opportunities

2019 153

5 tips for talking to a CEO

Cube Rules

There are lots of articles about how to talk to people in higher levels of management. Most of them start with the wrong premise. For example, many writers consider an opportunity to speak to upper management more on the level of meeting royalty.

2019 153

Using a Coworker’s Salary as Leverage

Evil HR Lady

I just found out a coworker is making more than I am, even though I have been here longer. How can I bring this up to my manager without giving away how I found out? Can I use this as leverage for a raise? To read my answer, click here; Using a Coworker’s Salary as Leverage. The post Using a Coworker’s Salary as Leverage appeared first on Evil HR Lady. Comstock

2019 185

From Software Trainer to Digital Nomad (Plus Post-Shift Update)

Career Shifters

“It was miserable. I knew there had to be a better way.”. Esther Inman was sure that if she put her mind to it, she could find more-flexible, location-independent work. So, she took a leap of faith to make it happen.

2019 184

How to Leverage Another Job Offer (The Right Way)

Ms. Career Girl

Some people say the only way to get a real raise is through another job offer, and the numbers back up this claim. A 2016 study conducted by Glassdoor Economic Research found that workers who change jobs receive a 5.2% pay bump on average.

2019 208

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Relationships are a constant negotiation and balance.”. – Claire Danes. It is so true: relationships of every type involve negotiation and balance, a multitude of large and small “gives and takes” of every kind that must address the desires and needs of those in the relation.

2019 130

Short Term Loans: A Relief To Your Bad Credit Between Jobs

Career Alley

Even the unemployed and those switching between jobs can get a loan, provided that they fulfill certain criteria. Career Advice debt Debt relief

2019 153

Beware the forced choice interview question

Cube Rules

Forced choice interview questions put you into what my old debate days called a “dilemma”– no matter which way you answered, you lose. Pick one of two opposing choices and pick your poison. Let’s get some help on this forced choice interview question.

2019 141

How HR Technology Can Help Build a Motivated Workforce

Jobacle

Owning and managing a successful business is one of the most challenging jobs on the planet. The main thing you need to focus on as a business owner is utilizing the power of technology to both reach new markets and keep your employees engaged.

2019 182

“I Don’t Know What Else I Could Do. How Do I Expand My Career Change Horizons?”

Career Shifters

Ann is desperate to trade her demoralising job for a career she could love. But how do you find something new and fulfilling, when it feels like the only work you know (and are qualified for), is the exact work you want to get away from

2019 186

Why Taking Time Out is Essential

Ms. Career Girl

Your professional self – your work – should contribute to unlocking your vast reservoir of untapped potential and creating the future you want. If it’s doing the opposite, taking time out to consider these six questions is essential. What does success mean to you personally?

2019 201

Veterans Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

Veterans, We Appreciate All You Have Done, All You Have Sacrificed, and All You Have Defended. – From All You Have Served.

5 Ways Networking Can Boost Your Career

Career Alley

Networking is one of the best ways to find new jobs, boost your current career, and get better at the job you already have. Discover Career Opportunities Networking Social Networking

2019 153

Why asking about your management style is a poor interview question

Cube Rules

Asking about a manager’s management style is necessary to determine if you are okay with the job or, if you are a manager, your management style fits in with the company.

2019 141

Five Tips for Making Truck Driving a Lifelong Career That You Love

Jobacle

There are a lot of reasons why people choose not to drive a truck as a career, and there are just as many reasons why truckers decide to quit after a promising start. One of the reasons is that the allure of the road wears off after time.

2019 176

How To Connect With Inspiring People (Even When You Don't Feel Ready)

Career Shifters

Is the idea of networking intimidating? Natasha shares her simple approach to take the pressure off connecting with inspiring people and make them want to help you, no matter what stage of your shift you're at

2019 176

Hey Dude, I Just Quit My Job!” “Wait, You Did WHAT???” 

Ms. Career Girl

People don’t just quit. Put another way, thoughtful people don’t just quit their jobs on the spur of the moment. They plan when to resign, how to resign and what to do after they resign.

Election Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”. – Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. I don’t care what anyone says: though politics may be corrupted by big money, full of egotistical grandstanders, or stuck in a gridlock, voting is important.

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