November, 2019

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

2019 315

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.

2019 227

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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.

2019 189

Rejuvenate Your Executive Resume Story for a 2020 Audience

Career Trend

As a new decade approaches, it is a good time to assess, and if need be, rejuvenate your executive resume story. Executive resume writing is not just about tightening up your career brain dump and interjecting the right keywords like ‘strategic leader’ or ‘shareholder value.’

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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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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 207

Delivering the Best Career Possible

Career Alley

There is always a demand for good quality delivery drivers, and with options ranging from local deliveries for those who want to be closer to home to long-distance haulage, there are a variety of options out there for delivery drivers. Discover Career Opportunities Driving Careers

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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

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.

2019 169

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 144

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 202

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 277

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 219

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

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

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

2019 130

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

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 277

What Does Integrity in Business Actually Mean?

Ms. Career Girl

Every entrepreneur knows how vital it is to have employees you can count on to succeed in business. This is why loyalty and integrity are the two selection criteria on most of the soft skill selection lists of any Human Resource department.

2019 217

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

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 188

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

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 187

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 261

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.

2019 213

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 To Have A More Successful Career: A Guide

Jobacle

If you want to excel in your career, then understand that you’re going to have to remain focused on what it is you wish to achieve and be committed to working hard. There’s a lot of competition out there and the reality is, that no matter how talented you are, nothing is promised.

2019 186

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

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

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 261

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.

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

“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 185

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.

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 182

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 261

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.

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