October, 2017

7 Books Every Feminist Is Reading This Fall 

Ms. Career Girl

Whether she’s your friend, sister, or mother, make sure the feminist in your life does not go without these titles this fall. With everything from historical fiction to captivating memoir, this list is sure to keep you busy before the holiday season. You Can’t Buy Love Like That by Carol E.

2017 235

3 Neglected, But Simple, Personal (Social) Branding Strategies

Executive Career Brand

Some personal branding strategies for job search take a lot of time to accomplish. Some personal branding strategies for job search take a lot of time to accomplish. I wrote an article earlier this year that outlines important branding tips, 3 Juicy Insider LinkedIn Personal Branding Tips : 1.

2017 216

The Secrets on How to Conduct a Confidential Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Searching for a new job while being employed presents plenty of challenges. You have to be extra careful when you’re conducting your search, because you don’t want to burn any bridges or seem untrustworthy.

2017 196

How To Move Into A New Career Without Starting From The Bottom

Career Shifters

You've put so much time and effort into your career so far. You're respected, you know what you do inside and out – you'd hate to have to start from scratch again. Natasha shares how becoming an 'insider' can help you bypass the bottom of the ladder and be taken seriously in your new industry

2017 266

How Unconscious Biases Can Hurt Job Seekers Before the Interview Even Begins

Competitive Resumes

Rarely do employers intend to debilitate job candidates – but it happens anyway. Many job seekers are hamstrung way before their resumes have a chance to stand on their accomplishments or merits. This anomaly occurs when the person screening the candidates applies their personal biases.

2017 177

How to Handle Employee Complaints

Evil HR Lady

Even the best job in the world comes with a few complaints. As soon as you start employing people, you’re going to begin hearing grumblings and grievances. Here are three steps you need to take in order to handle complaints effectively: Listen. Whether you institute an open-door policy, hold a formal meeting where you let your employees vent or post an anonymous suggestion box, you need to create a mechanism for employees to share their concerns and complaints.

2017 170

Ms Career Girl Fall Reading Buffet: Something For Everyone

Ms. Career Girl

There’s always a flood of new books coming out. At Ms Career Girl, we have enough review pitches come our way to fill a small library. So, we try to review those we think most interesting to you, our readers.

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Ask Yourself These Three Questions Before You Resign

Professional Resume Services

It’s completely healthy and natural to take a step back and evaluate your current job situation occasionally. This is especially true if you used to be happy going to work every day, but now your attitude has changed for some reason.

2017 194

How To Get Executive Recruiters’ Attention With The Right Email Messages

Executive Career Brand

Avoid the typical emailing blunders too many executive job seekers make. The major piece in your job search strategy should be networking your way into the companies and organizations you’re targeting, so that you can tap into the goldmine of hidden jobs there.

2017 163

Have the Handbill in Tow Going to Job Fairs and Networking Events

Competitive Resumes

I talk to job seekers regularly who only depend on a few methods to find jobs. I find it interesting they prefer to rely on processes that could exclude them (uploading a resume without the right keywords, for example) rather than differentiate themselves based on their unique experience (in person).

Once, good jobs paid good salaries and benefits. Now good jobs prepare you for your next job.

Cube Rules

I believe in jobs that have good salaries, bonuses, and benefits. But I also believe that every jobs ends. And when that job ends, you need to have skills and accomplishments to grab that next job. It didn’t used to be this way.

2017 158

Benevolent Capitalism – Wishing Well for All as the Key to Wealth

Ms. Career Girl

Generating sustainable wealth and a financial future while making the world a better place. What could be more exciting, generative and satisfying? That is exactly the target of Benevolent Capitalism. Benevolent Capitalism Defined.

2017 219

6 Tips for Writing an Effective Resume

Career Alley

Need help writing your resume or CV? Your resume is your most important job search tool and it can be quite difficult to write if this is the first time you've created your resume. Resumes CVs

2017 157

The Top Ways to Safeguard Your Executive Online Brand

Professional Resume Services

You can significantly help your executive job search if you have a positive online brand. Many employers today will do an online search for a candidate’s name. If you have a lot of negative things about you, or don’t have much of an online presence, you’ll hurt your chances of landing an interview.

2017 194

Engage in Monthly Health Plan Monitoring to Improve Engagement, Costs

Evil HR Lady

When you change your health plan, make sure to engage in health plan monitoring so you learn what works and what doesn’t. That way, if need be, you can change for the following year. Why start in November instead of January? Because most health plans run January to January, your employees will sign up at the end of the year. Here’s a calendar of things to look for every month so you’re on top of your health care plans at all times: November.

2017 153

Defensive Googling and The Obsolete 40-Hour Work Week

Competitive Resumes

Still conflicted with building your brand online. Have you tried defensive googling, yet? Concerned the data or the lack of data about you on Google it’s vital to your job search? Did you know the 40-hour work week is obsolete? We address all three of these questions in today’s episode.

2017 172

From Business Development to Make-up

Career Shifters

“I kept thinking that there must be more to life than this.”. Writing reports and going to client meetings wasn't doing it for Kristina Gasperas. She needed something more inspiring. Here's how a surprising wedding experience sparked the start of a new, more exciting career

2017 218

Throwing A Book Off A Snowy Cliff

Ms. Career Girl

I am writing my next book and I think it sucks. I get to this point with every single book I’ve ever written. And you know what? It currently does suck.

2017 207

Good Afternoon from CareerTrend | 1st Video Blog

Career Trend

CareerTrend Owner Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter shares a bit about her background as well as discusses current executive resume strategies. The post Good Afternoon from CareerTrend | 1st Video Blog appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. executive resumes

2017 152

Reasons You May Want to Avoid Job Boards for Your Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Executive job boards have a purpose, but the chances of you landing your dream job from them are very low. Spending a significant amount of time on your executive profile is great, but the best way to display it isn’t necessarily on an online job board.

2017 185

You have done the work for the promotion, but it does not happen. Now what?

Cube Rules

I do love hearing from my readers. They ask pretty good questions. This one came in today: “In order to be promoted, one must already be doing the work required in the promotion.”

2017 141

Parental Leave and How It Will Impact Your Career

Competitive Resumes

Parental Leave and its nuances may change and possibly alter your career in some way. Who knows, maybe parental leave benefits will wane? We can’t say until we know for sure the stance our government will take.

2017 161

Too Busy To Change Career? Not With These Techniques.

Career Shifters

Lack of time is not an excuse to stay in the wrong job. Natasha shares her favourite (lesser known) approaches for how you can make time work for you – and, through doing so, make a speedier escape

2017 214

Undisclosed STD’s: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Ms. Career Girl

Disclosing an STD to a new potential partner can be tricky! Read on for Dr. Sheila Loanzon’s expert advice on how to tackle this thorny topic like a boss. At what point do you tell a potential date that you have herpes?

2017 198

Can I Land My Dream Executive Job Even If I’m Under-Qualified?

Executive Career Brand

3 things that may downplay your lack of some qualifications. So many times when I first speak with my executive job-seeking clients, they feel compelled to discuss their shortcomings. It’s a shame they’re so quick to focus on what they consider to be their negative qualities.

2017 139

The Insight About Executive Resume Writing

Professional Resume Services

Simply listing out your career accomplishments and highlighting your experiences on an executive resume isn’t enough to get recognized today.

Hosting an Office Halloween Party: Dos and Don’ts

Evil HR Lady

It’s that time of year again, All Hallow’s Eve is right around the corner. If you’re thinking about throwing an office Halloween party, you may be wondering: what is (and what is not) appropriate? Consider the following points: Culture and Industry Matter. If your business is a funeral home, dressing up as a creepy vampire is a terrible idea. However, if your business is an after-school hangout for teens, that might be perfect.

2017 138

5 Ways to Avoid the Dark Storm of Underemployment

Competitive Resumes

Underemployment is an epidemic in America. For many workers today, it feels like a punishment to receive such low pay after all the money and time poured into their educations. I don’t even think “underemployment” was a word in nineteen-eighty-whenever-that-was.

2017 139

From City Life to the Mountains

Career Shifters

“I felt that there was a whole world of possibilities out there.”. Rowena Phillips loved her consultancy career, but the time off she had wasn't enough to satisfy her itchy feet. Here's how she overcame her natural risk-aversion to create a fulfilling ski business – and time for the slopes she love

2017 194

Nine Ideas To Stay Productive At Work

Ms. Career Girl

It is natural to feel distracted or demotivated at some point during work. But with the workload piling up, there is often no choice left but to be proactive.

2017 198

Bridging the Gaps: Understanding Why Your Business Expectations Are Not Being Met

Career Alley

To outsiders, a lot of business can appear to be a guessing game. Deciding whether to invest in a product or service or not, considering whether certain marketing moves will be a hit, testing out different advertising locations… the list goes on. But any decent business person will know that things aren’t quite that simple. Business Advice Business New Business

2017 135

The New Way to Network

Professional Resume Services

Traditional ways of networking still exist today, but there are plenty other ways you can meet professionals.

2017 173

When a Millennial Quits After 2 Years, Did You Drive Her Out?

Evil HR Lady

How long do you expect that new grad to stick around? 18 months? Two years? What about the employee who is on her third job since graduating from college in 2012. She’s definitely a short timer, right? Jack Jampel, HR expert and a former co-worker and de facto boss of mine (I never reported directly to Jack, but he was definitely a leadership influence in my career), is a bit frustrated with the idea that we can’t count on employees to stay around any more. He wrote on LinkedIn.

2017 137

Job Search News October 6, 2017

Competitive Resumes

Your job search could use these articles and resources so enjoy! I’ve read them, and you can feel free to comment on them in any form you’d like. Leave a message on the “send voicemail” button on your right. I’ll try to keep it short, fresh, and informative.

2017 139

Shift-M Podcast Posted About Hiring

Hiring Technical People

Yegor Bugayenko asked me to be a guest on his podcast to talk about Hiring Geeks That Fit. I gladly accepted and the podcast is now up: Shift-M/10. We spoke about many issues in hiring: Laundry list/shopping list problem in job descriptions.

2017 130

5 Tips To Help You Decide On Your College Major

Ms. Career Girl

Big decisions shape the course of our lives, and the biggest one you face as a young person in high school is choosing a college major. It may not appear to be a big decision because you are always free to change your mind.

2017 199

What’s Really Holding Your Career Back?

Career Alley

No matter what it is that you are hoping to achieve with your career, it is likely that there are one or two things that you could well improve upon. Career advice Confidence

2017 131