November, 2016

How to Ensure Your References Are as Helpful as Possible

Professional Resume Services

The best resume writing services will help you with your references. It’s standard practice nowadays for employers to check with references before deciding to hire a particular candidate.

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Modern Networking Manners for Your Career

Competitive Resumes

We know networking is essential to success in business and career management. It should be a staple in your career strategy, but I know it’s not for everyone.

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Trending Sources

Improve Your Resume with Stronger Accomplishments

Ms. Career Girl

The post Improve Your Resume with Stronger Accomplishments appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Whether you’re a brand-new graduate, a growing professional or a veteran worker, you’ve probably wrestled with the many struggles of job hunting.

How to Pick the Best Holiday Presents for Your Employees and Clients

Evil HR Lady

The Halloween decorations are down, and the Christmas Trees are about to start popping up, which means it’s time for you to think about gifts , and parties. Business owners and managers often have large gift lists–for employees and clients–to fill. Figuring out what to get these people can be difficult , so I turned to expert gift giver, Ashley Wong, CEO and Founder of Gemnote , a company that specializes in gifts. Here’s what she said.

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Game-changing Executive Resume FAQs

Executive Career Brand

In this series of posts on executive job search Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), I’ve already covered the following: LinkedIn FAQs. Personal Branding FAQs. Online Reputation Management FAQs. Still to come, my post on Executive Job Search FAQs, in general.

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Stuck in Your Career? Try These 3 Powerful Tips

Ms. Career Girl

The post Stuck in Your Career? Try These 3 Powerful Tips appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. If you have legs to walk, a mouth to talk, and fingers to type, you should never feel crippled in your career.

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My Boss is Leaving the Company

Evil HR Lady

My boss told me she is resigning. She has given a month’s notice, says she is leaving for a position that will help her grow professionally and still seems to have great relationships with her peers and boss, so I do not think this is necessarily a sign of something wrong with the company. This change impacts me greatly because the department is just the two of us and we’ve worked so well together.

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The One Skill Every Job Seeker Should Have

Executive Career Brand

Being a good listener makes even less qualified candidates more attractive. Have you noticed that listening well and truly being engaged in a conversation seem to be lost arts these days?

2016 108

5 Clever Ways to Build Your Personal Brand

Position Ignition

Whether you’re finding a new job, going for a promotion or want to further your career in some other way, it’s vital to have a personal brand in today’s competitive world of work.

2016 66

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Learning to work for an a**hole is a really important thing to do.” ” – Anne Mulcahy. Former CEO, Xerox. The words may be a bit. rough”. but the message is definitely “right on.”

2016 63

6 Ways the Zombies Took Over Your Job Search

Competitive Resumes

This article was originally published on Come Recommended ! It is possible your job search is hijacked by zombies. Now I am not a fan of The Walking Dead, nor do I love the scary movie genre.

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Job Hunting Trends For 2017

Ms. Career Girl

The post Job Hunting Trends For 2017 appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. In this age of modern technology, the ways in which most things are done around the World are significantly and consistently changing.

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Science: Your Millennial Managers Are Destroying Morale

Evil HR Lady

Or maybe your Gen X-ers and Baby Boomers are destroying morale. Sometimes it’s hard to tell. As companies have switched from a seniority system to a meritocracy system , people who are better suited for management roles have landed in the senior roles. This is a great thing for business, but a recent study in Germany found a downside: Older workers don’t like working for younger managers.

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Online Reputation Management FAQs for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Fortunately, more and more of my c-suite and senior level executive clients are aware of how important it is for them to have a solid online presence, to land a great-fit new gig.

6 Tips To Make Your Resume Better Than The Rest

Career Realism

6 Tips To Make Your Resume Better Than The Rest. Work It Daily. Recruiters look at dozens of resumes a day. If they see something they don’t like, your resume could wind up in the “no” pile in just seconds.

2016 62

How To Avoid The Mistake Of Making A Reactive Shift

Career Shifters

Are you desperate to get away from your current career? Willing to do anything to escape? You might be heading toward a reactive shift. With two real-life examples, Natasha explains how to make sure your future isn't dictated by your past. Tuesday, 6 p.m.

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4 Tips to Impress Employers That Require Persistence

Competitive Resumes

This article was first published on YouTern.com ! If you’re not ready to display an unrelenting persistence during your job search, you will likely fail. People who have significant roles in hiring for any potential employer are constantly busy; the pieces of their puzzle are constantly moving.

2016 68

Do Feminine Work Outfits Affect Your Job Prospects?

Ms. Career Girl

The post Do Feminine Work Outfits Affect Your Job Prospects? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. In the canon of great nineties-noughties rom-coms, special mention must go to Legally Blonde.

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5 Reasons You Should Let Others Make Your Decisions

Evil HR Lady

Have you ever sat, staring at a blank email, trying to figure out what to say and how to say it? Have you rehearsed a conversation over and over in your head, trying to figure out what to say and you just can’t come up with something? Then you ask a friend and the friend just spouts out the perfect response ? There’s a reason why advice columnists are so popular. I grew up reading Dear Abby and Ann Landers every day (my parents subscribed to two different newspapers).

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7 ways to nail the interview

Cube Rules

Maybe you have recently graduated college and are looking to land your first big break in your chosen field. Maybe you’ve been breaking your back in an industry for 25 years, but the shift toward the knowledge economy has forced you to retool and reengage the marketplace in a new way.

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Why You Should Hire For Personality, Not Just Experience

Career Realism

Why You Should Hire For Personality, Not Just Experience. Work It Daily. Hiring a new employee can be a stressful and challenging experience. There are so many things to consider: Are they qualified? Are they enthusiastic? What skills do they have?

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From Advertising to Literacy Training

Career Shifters

"Over the years I fell more and more out of love with my work.". Joanna Opoku knew she had to make a change, but had no idea what else she wanted to do.

Trust in the Workplace with Payscale

Competitive Resumes

Sean Leslie from Payscale is my guest this week to discuss the new Payscale report, “ You’re not the Boss of Me – Trust in the Workplace.” Sean is the Senior Content Strategist at Payscale who first report the survey results. Love to hear your thoughts on the show.

2016 68

7 Universal Rules of Respectful Co-worker Conduct

Ms. Career Girl

The post 7 Universal Rules of Respectful Co-worker Conduct appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post By Vicky Oliver. Her bio follows. On average, American workers spend 30 percent of their lifetimes working at their jobs — often more than they spend with a spouse.

Managing Seasonal Overtime: Rallying Your Staff for the Busy Season

Evil HR Lady

Organizations that have busy seasons can have significant seasonal overtime challenges. Those challenges can include time management, filling shifts and compensating employees. When gearing up for a busy season, organizations are wise to anticipate obstacles and address them before they ramp up. Who Is Eligible for Overtime? In most states, employers only have to pay overtime when an employee works more than 40 hours in a week.

How Do I Find Jobs on LinkedIn?

Career Alley

So many people are capitalizing on LinkedIn, from getting LinkedIn training for sales teams to individual entrepreneurs using it as a content marketing platform to job seekers using it to empower their career. For them it starts with the resume. LinkedIn Job Search

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5 Tips For Upping Your LinkedIn Game

Career Realism

5 Tips For Upping Your LinkedIn Game. Work It Daily. In the game of life, you play to win. You do whatever it takes to be successful. But when it comes to your career, there might be one area you’re neglecting – and you could lose some great opportunities if you continue to ignore it.

2016 62

In Your Job Search, Embrace the Struggle!

Career Trend

Rather than wrestling with career change and growth, embrace the empowering gains you achieve by diligently exercising that muscle. The post In Your Job Search, Embrace the Struggle! appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. executive resumes

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11 Characteristics of a True Professional

Competitive Resumes

Showing yourself as a professional is critical. It is no longer good enough to be present. You must be impressive. Otherwise, judgment on your professionalism creates distance, not association. In today’s social climate, everything has a professional undertone.

2016 64

Six Easy Steps to A Better Night’s Sleep

Ms. Career Girl

The post Six Easy Steps to A Better Night’s Sleep appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. A good night’s sleep is the foundation for a great day. After a restful night, you have more energy, think more clearly, and are more relaxed. You also look healthier and feel better.

2016 75

HR Humor in Hollywood

Evil HR Lady

Every office-based TV show and movie needs an HR department. But what would happen if you were trained in HR by watching TV shows and movies? You’d probably learn both good and bad things. Mostly bad, though, because let’s face it, HR isn’t exactly portrayed accurately in Hollywood. Don’t believe me? Let’s examine some popular shows. “The Office” HR Representative: Toby Flenderson, played by Paul Lieberstein.

2016 66

The 'Three Steps' Approach To A Successful Shift

Career Shifters

We're always told it's important to have long-term goals. But what if the worst thing you could be doing is thinking about them? Natasha shares her 'three-steps' rule to making a career change without burning out. When I was 17 years old, I travelled to South America for my first solo trip.

2016 68

9 Ways To Make The Wrong Impression On Your First Day

Career Realism

9 Ways To Make The Wrong Impression On Your First Day. Work It Daily. It can be easy to make the wrong impression on your first day at work. We humans are judgmental beings, and we judge fast. Related: 10 Rules For Starting Your New Job On The Right Foot. How fast?

2016 62

10 Secrets to Leaving a Great Impression

Position Ignition

There are some individuals who seem to go through life charming everyone they meet and getting on with all kinds of people. There’s something magnetic about them that draws a crowd.

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