October, 2017

Airplane Productivity Hacks: Get the Most Done in the Air

Ms. Career Girl

Power up your productivity! How good is your productivity on the road? If you travel for business you’ll spend lots if time in airplanes. Planes can be great places to work; the office can’t reach you and you can concentrate. Or can you?

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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.

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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.

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How to React When an Employee Accuses the Most Powerful Person in the Office of Sexual Harassment

Evil HR Lady

You’re the HR Manager and an employee comes to you and says, “ I’d like to report sexual harassment.” ” You pull out your notepad and a pen and say, “ Sit down, and tell me what happened.” ” . Moments like these are a dime a dozen when you’re an HR manager. Some of them are silly. (“Jane asked me out on a date!”)

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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

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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 Did you know the 40-hour work week is obsolete?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.

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Should Your Company Offer Unlimited PTO?

Evil HR Lady

Unlimited vacation days sound like a dream. Imagine being able to take off and go to the beach anytime you like. Or perhaps beach trips aren’t your thing, so you can go skiing every Friday or stay home every time your children are out of school. Think of the money you’ll save by not having to pay for child care during those times! Unfortunately, unlimited PTO doesn’t really work that way in practice. You still need to do your job, which means you still need to work.

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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.

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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

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New Job? Do these 5 things first!

Ms. Career Girl

New Job, New Start! The first week in a new job sets the tone for your entire time in the role. Whether in a new company or a new department, building a strong foundation right from the start means more success later. Take the time to get these 5 things right at the beginning.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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6 Podcasts You’ll Love and Learn From

Ms. Career Girl

Whether you spend 2 hours a day commuting, or have a few minutes to spare before you fall asleep in the evenings, podcasts are a brilliant low-effort way of amusing and educating yourself.

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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

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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.

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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.

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The Innovator Cliche and Why Thinkers-In-Action Get the Job Done

Career Trend

With all of this innovative thinking, however, who is doing the executing? More than likely it is you. . The post The Innovator Cliche and Why Thinkers-In-Action Get the Job Done appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

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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.

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Got The Fall Blues? Here’s What To Do About It

Ms. Career Girl

The “fall blues” are characterized by mild depression, lack of motivation, and low energy that many people experience during the fall. Luckily, there’s a lot you can do to prevent the overwhelming feeling of fatigue and solutions to get yourself back to normal!

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???? 25 Ways to Breathe Life into a Painfully Long Job Search

JobMob

If you're sick of looking for a job, this is for you. Photo by Alex Siale. Although most of these tips are useful for any job seeker, all of them are intended for people who’ve been job searching for much longer than they expected, possibly even a year or more. My own long job search story.

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Job Search News, October 20, 2017

Competitive Resumes

This is your job search news with 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.

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6 Time When An Employer Needs to Hire an Employment Attorney

Evil HR Lady

Do you want to make more money? Of course, we all do. Sorry, I was channeling my inner Sally Struthers, which really dates me, and it wasn’t even my point. What I should ask is “do you want to save more money?” ” Everybody says that yes, yes, they do, especially from a business setting. You don’t want to pay more than you absolutely have to. As a result, businesses sometimes cut corners where they shouldn’t. For instance, employment attorneys.

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Sit Down Old People - I'd Hire You, But You're Not "Digitally Native".

HR Capitalist

Thoughts from the road. Let's talk about old people. No BS, no talking around it, let's just talk about old people in the workplace. . I'm coming off some leadership training with a client.

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But It Looked So Easy! 10 Tips For First Time Managers (Infographic)

Corn on the Job

Good managers make it look easy so the realities of management come as a a big surprise to most people. The promotion to your first management job is the toughest career transition of all for most people. As a manager you need to be available to your team while also mastering a whole new skill set.

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Five Reasons Why You Hate Work

Ms. Career Girl

College is finally over after all the heaps of assignments and exams. You managed to scale through in spite of the late night bashes and parties in the spirit of youthful exuberance.

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Working Hard To Play Harder: How Lindt & Sprüngli USA Is Driving Better Employee Engagement

Career Realism

Working Hard To Play Harder: How Lindt & Sprüngli USA Is Driving Better Employee Engagement. Work It Daily. If you work for a large company, you might feel like a small fish in a big pond at times.

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).

If You’re a Boss Who Knows Everything, You’re Probably a Bad Boss

Evil HR Lady

Top down management sounds like a pretty traditional hierarchy. There’s the CEO, his minions, their minions, and then the worker bees. Everyone does precisely what the person above them tells them to do. However, this “top-down” style of management is pretty awful in real life. There isn’t a CEO on the planet that is so brilliant he needs no ideas from the “little people.” ” To read all about it, click here: The Perils of Top Down Management.

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The HR Capitalist Playbook for Men Avoiding Workplace Harassment Claims.

HR Capitalist

Harassment claims have been in the news lately, and it's an interesting time for HR leaders. Whether you're talking about the latest Harvey Weinstein reports or all the crazy stuff that went down at Uber , you've probably never had everyone's attention on the male side of the house like you do today.

2017 29

Facebook Is Becoming LinkedIn Is Becoming Facebook

Blogging4jobs

Earlier this week Facebook previewed a new feature that allows users to privately share resumes, or in their parlance, work histories. Also this week, LinkedIn began rolling out video ads targeting its own LinkedIn Audience Network. But that’s just this week – this whole year has been marked by Facebook and LinkedIn biting each other’s […] Source. Recruiting facebook friday five LinkedIn social recruiting

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.

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