April, 2019

HELP WANTED: HOW TO AVOID ROOKIE MISTAKES ON A JOB INTERVIEW

Ms. Career Girl

Whether you are in college seeking an internship, or further on in your career and looking to advance your position, making basic and careless mistakes on a job interview can cost you that opportunity even if you have the experience, credentials, and intelligence. First impressions count!

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The Power of Social Capital in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Social capital is the value of other people in your life. Leverage this powerful asset and use it both during and after your executive job search. The post The Power of Social Capital in Executive Job Search appeared first on Executive Career Brand™. Executive Job Search Executive Networking

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7 Tips to Unfurl Your Executive Career

Career Trend

Executive Career Realities Fielding calls and creating correspondence was not my idea of an executive career when I landed my first role out of college. A bachelor’s degree in writing underpinned hope as I dove into my first opportunity as a fledgling writer, soaking up every chance to learn.

2019 189

Amazon Fires Hundreds Via Computer Algorithm. I’m Okay with That.

Evil HR Lady

Remember when Amazon scrapped its artificial intelligence program for recruiting because it was biased against women? That wasn’t the end of computer decision making for Amazon. The Verge uncovered documents from Amazon showing that they use computers to warn and fire warehouse workers based on productivity. While I’ll argue all day that it’s critical for companies to put my human into their human resources, I’m okay with this type of computer led termination scheme.

2019 163

From Finance to Social Media

Career Shifters

“My job felt unfulfilling and pointless.”. Natasha Minto's creativity was being stifled in a role she'd never really chosen. When three years passed in the blink of an eye, she knew something had to change.

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The Powerful Impact of LinkedIn SEO and Keywords

Professional Resume Services

One of the best resources anyone can use today for a job search is LinkedIn. Even the people who understand the reasons why LinkedIn profile development is so important often don’t even utilize it to its greatest capabilities, though.

2019 141

Three Ways Women Hold Themselves Back – And What To Do About It

Ms. Career Girl

Have you ever felt like you just weren’t good enough to apply for a position… despite meeting all the qualifications? Do you ever feel the need to change yourself… because it makes other people feel more comfortable with you?

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” ” – St. Francis of Assisi. Boy, oh boy, do I love this quote.

2019 130

Can I Require Employees to Speak English?

Evil HR Lady

I manage a group of employees at a company where English is our official business language. There are a few people that speak only English, while another group speaks English and Spanish. The bilingual group often communicates in Spanish, which makes the English speakers uncomfortable. I asked the Spanish speakers to stick to English at work, but they say I’m violating their rights. It’s ruining morale! What can I do?

2019 165

From Research to Portfolio Career

Career Shifters

“I would sit with one eye on the clock, counting down the hours and minutes until I could walk out the door.”. Elaine Massung was wishing her life away in her previous role.

2019 192

What to Know About Artificial Intelligence and Applicant Tracking Systems When Conducting an Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Artificial intelligence (AI) is widely used in many different industries, and it’s only expected to continue to be utilized even more. It has particularly become more useful in making a recruiter’s job more efficient.

2019 141

The Abyss Named Shirley – Looking In To See All of Who I Am

Ms. Career Girl

I have an Abyss. That place I tuck all the things that frighten me, that make me feel small. The memories that make me cringe, years later, reminding me that I’m completely irrelevant to the real word. I’ve even named my Abyss. Shirley, the Abyss. Shirley holds all my fears.

2019 226

How Does Time Tracking for Freelancers Work? 6 Apps Freelancers Should Use

Career Alley

Working as a freelancer has huge benefits like flexible hours and the freedom to work without a boss breathing down your neck. That's why 57 million people in the US are doing it. Discover Career Opportunities Freelancer

2019 170

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“You can’t be what you can’t see.” ” – Marian Wright Edelman. This quote is a keen observation of the fact that your vision for yourself, to a degree, may be limited by your experiences, if you permit that to happen.

2019 130

This Simple Trick Can Help Eliminate Gender Bias in Performance Ratings

Evil HR Lady

Unconscious bias sneaks up on you. In medicine, it can be deadly , but in other fields, it can kill careers. We’ve long known that university students favor male professors and rate them higher than female professors. While you can argue that overall men tend to be better professors than women, there was a strong suggestion that some unconscious bias was at play.

2019 164

From Healthcare to Data

Career Shifters

“I battled the worst case of imposter syndrome I've ever experienced.”. Bored with meetings and documents, Marcus Grant was ready to learn something more technical.

2019 199

Are You Showing Your True Personal Brand?

Professional Resume Services

A major part of a job search involves making your personal brand appear to be what you want it to be. However, executives often make the mistake of gearing their c-level personal branding more toward what they want others to perceive of them, rather than showing who they really are.

2019 130

It’s National Volunteer Month – Volunteering Helps Your Community, Career and Health

Ms. Career Girl

Volunteering is at an all-time high in the U.S., according to a November 2018 report by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). In 2017, 30.3% of adults volunteered through an organization, up 6% from the previous year.

2019 227

What You Need To Know Before Starting Your Job Search

Career Alley

The vast majority of jobs today probably won’t make it out of the job boards so the look of your resume will not be as significant as the content. Find your Dream Job Job Search

2019 163

Happy Easter

Sklover Working Wisdom

To All our Friends Who Celebrate Easter: The Essential Message Of Easter is Hope. Is there any better Message to Celebrate? Happy Easter! 2019 Alan L. Sklover. All Rights Reserved

2019 130

When Your Technicians Encounter Awkward—or Dangerous— Situations

Evil HR Lady

Field service technicians are in and out of customers’ homes and workplaces all day long, and while some of those could be featured on “House Beautiful,” others are more likely to end up on “Hoarders.” What kind of advice should you give to your technicians to prepare them for what they might encounter? Dealing With Inappropriate Customer Behavior. Lauren Hough described her career as a “ cable guy ” (her description), in a Huffington Post article.

2019 153

From Law to Teaching

Career Shifters

“I liked my work, but I felt there was something more out there for me.”. Myles Preston had a career itch that needed to be scratched. So, when he came across a structured training programme that provided the opportunity to explore his ideas, he leapt at the chance.

2019 194

The Powerful Impact of LinkedIn SEO and Keywords

Professional Resume Services

One of the best resources anyone can use today for a job search is LinkedIn. Even the people who understand the reasons why LinkedIn profile development is so important often don’t even utilize it to its greatest capabilities, though.

2019 130

More Women in Business Means More Cash for Women and Their Employers

Ms. Career Girl

Did you know that based on a recent research study from McKinsey , the most ethnically diverse companies are 35% more likely to outperform the least ethnically diverse companies.

2019 231

5 Information System Jobs That Require an MSIS Degree

Career Alley

Careers in business information systems are experiencing some of the fastest growth in the tech industry. And with a median income of $139,220, they definitely fit the bill for high earning potential. Discover Career Opportunities information systems jobs

2019 163

A Passover Thought

Sklover Working Wisdom

To All Our Friends Who Celebrate. Passover: May your Matzoh Balls be light. May your Horse Radish be strong. May your Wine be sweet. May you never forget how precious is Freedom from Oppression and Slavery, the meaning and lesson of this wonderful Holiday. Have a Zinsict Pesach! 2019 Alan L. Sklover.

2019 130

No Place for Breastfeeding? That Will be $3.8 Million, Please

Evil HR Lady

Federal law requires that you provide breastfeeding moms a room with a locking door–that is not a bathroom–to pump breast milk up until the baby’s first birthday. This is pretty easy in a big office building with lots of space, but not so easy in a firehouse. The law, however, doesn’t make an exception for difficulty, as the City if Tuscon found out–to the tune of $3.8 million.

2019 155

“It’s Going To Be Messy, And It’s OK If It Hurts” – 7 Hard-hitting Career Change Lessons From Society’s Great Minds

Career Shifters

Feel like you're the only one struggling to work out what you want to do with your life? The questions you're grappling with have a long lineage, explored by great thinkers and creatives for thousands of years.

2019 198

5 Errors to Avoid on Your Executive Resume

Professional Resume Services

Writing the perfect resume may seem difficult to accomplish with all of the tips and tricks you have heard about. The top resume writing services can point out mistakes on your resume that you may not even believe is an issue. For example, we’ve all heard about the value of using bullet points in a.

2019 130

Why Managing Remotely Is So Tough—and Eight Ways to Make It Easier

Ms. Career Girl

Managing remotely has quickly become the norm in today’s work world. And yet, it’s not easy. With more employees working remotely or on flex schedules, it can be tough to create the kind of connection you need to help people do their best work. You can’t pick up on non-verbal cues.

2019 227

Choosing a Career

Career Alley

Although there are some people who know exactly what they want to do as a job from an early age, many of us struggle to find our calling in life. Find your Dream Job Career Opportunities Dream job

2019 163

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Fashion is made to become unfashionable.” ” – Coco Chanel. Coco Chanel was the legendary orphanage-raised French fashion designer who founded the iconic Chanel brand. She is credited with freeing women from the constraints of staid fashion.

2019 130

When Bad Job Applicants Can Be Your Best Hire

Evil HR Lady

Some people dismiss certain “types”of job candidates out of hand, regardless of skills, experience or potential. If you don’t fit their idea of what an employee should be like, you’re rejected. This is, of course, illegal in the case of race, religion, disability and a few other things, but perfectly legal in many cases. Is this wise behavior? Absolutely not. Once you start hiring people, the last thing you want is a bunch of clones.

2019 149

From TV to Speech Writing

Career Shifters

“I wanted to work from home, during hours of my choosing.”. Heidi Ellert McDermott enjoyed her work, but when a change in her life circumstances meant it was no longer an option, she looked for ways to use her skills elsewhere.

2019 189

5 Errors to Avoid on Your Executive Resume

Professional Resume Services

Writing the perfect resume may seem difficult to accomplish with all of the tips and tricks you have heard about. The top resume writing services can point out mistakes on your resume that you may not even believe is an issue.

2019 130

Why Every Adult Should (And Can!) Understand Basic Finance

Ms. Career Girl

As a financial planner I’ve seen how intimidated most people are by finance. I see lots of clients who don’t understand basic finance, thus they have avoided managing (or “dealing with”) their money all together.

2019 221

Become A Better Leader Today

Career Alley

Arguably, the number one thing that you need to do if you hope to become a better leader is work on your confidence. As long as you feel confident, you will be much more likely to lead teams successfully. Launch your Career Leaders Leadership

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