September, 2018

Why Character and Culture Are Still A Critical Choice

Ms. Career Girl

Long before we enter the corporate world, even before we take our first step into a childhood classroom, there’s an inner guidance program running. But we’re soon confronted with choices and trade-offs. For everything we choose, there’s something else we didn’t.

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How to Find Executive Recruiters Specializing in Your Niche

Executive Career Brand

7 Places to Find Executive Recruiters in Your Niche In my executive job search strategy sessions with clients, one of the things they most often want to discuss is where and how to find executive recruiters. I caution them not to rely entirely on recruiters to get them into a job.

2018 186

Is Your Lack of Personal Branding Holding You Back From the Perfect Job?

Professional Resume Services

There are many things that could potentially hold you back from landing your dream job, and none of them are more notable than a lack of c-level personal branding. Having a perfect resume is still essential today, but it won’t get you a job on its own in most cases.

2018 163

Strategies to Help You Nail Your Next Interview

Career Alley

If you’re preparing for a job interview, you need to understand the job, the people with whom you’re meeting, the company and what benefits you’ll bring to the role. Nail the Interview Interview Skills

2018 158

How Much Do Job Titles Really Matter?

Evil HR Lady

BY SUZANNE LUCAS SEPTEMBER 18, 2018. You can call me anything, just don’t call me late for dinner.”. This old dad joke demonstrates a laid-back attitude towards life, one which I applaud. After all, very few people say my name correctly. (It’s It’s Suzanne, not Susan, thank you!). But, what about job titles? Can we call service employees anything? Does it matter whether someone is a “temperature control expert” or a “HVAC technician” as long as the pay and job duties are the same?

2018 151

From Tech to Photography

Career Shifters

“I was running out of steam to keep plugging away at the same old problems.”. Can you really make a similar salary doing something more creative? Paul Clarke has shown you can, though it's taken time, a few zero-income months, and a lot of work along the way. Here's his story

2018 219

How Jeep Therapy Helped Me Get Through My Silent Struggle

Ms. Career Girl

The Perfect Storm hit me out of nowhere about eight years ago. Growing closer to that half century mark, my body and hormones where changing and I didn’t realize depression was setting in. My two amazing kids were growing older becoming more independent and not needing me like they once did.

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5 Ways for Executives to Get Their Sea Legs in Job Search

Career Trend

I love the phrase, “you don’t know what you don’t know,” because it is one that regularly arises in my head or in conversation. It’s especially true for executives who suddenly find themselves embarking on job search.

2018 150

6 Well Paying Jobs You Can Turn Into A Career

Career Alley

You don’t have to have a college degree to secure a job that is rewarding and profitable. But no worries, a college degree is a […]. Discover Career Opportunities

2018 151

Gen Z is Coming to the Workforce. Here is What to Expect.

Evil HR Lady

They are young. They are driven. They are pragmatic. They crave financial stability. They won’t put away their laundry no matter how many times I ask them. Okay, that last sentence may just refer to the two adorable Gen Zs who happen to be my offspring. But, this next group has just started to hit the workforce (the oldest are 23), and will undoubtedly be the topic of much discussion. (We

2018 151

Your 13-word Career-change Stories – The Top Ten

Career Shifters

Last week, we challenged you to tell your career-change story in just 13 words. And boy, did you deliver! Now it's time to find the winner of a one-hour deep-dive with Natasha (or a £100 / $130 voucher if they've already shifted). Ready to cast your votes

2018 206

Living Your Own Version of Personal Happiness

Ms. Career Girl

Have you noticed how often someone else is telling you what it takes to be happy? Telling you the who, what, when, where, and even why about what you need to do to attain personal happiness? How many “happiness gurus” have you listened to?

2018 215

Yikes! Poltergeists Are Messing with My LinkedIn Profile. Things Are Missing

Executive Career Brand

Things Can Change on Your LinkedIn Profile Overnight. Keep an Eye on It! When was the last time you took a look at your LinkedIn profile? It may look quite a bit different than even a month ago. things may have moved around, some things may not be there […]. The post Yikes!

2018 154

Are You Prepared for the Ultimate Previous Job Interview Question?

Professional Resume Services

Preparing for a job interview can be just as intense as writing an effective resume. You’re challenged with anticipating the questions you’ll be asked in order to be prepared appropriately, but you also don’t want to sound scripted when you answer.

2018 141

Tips for Job Search After 50

Career Alley

There is nothing like experienced job candidates for employers, but that doesn't mean looking for a job when you are 50 years old (or older) will be a piece of cake. Find your Dream Job Job Search After 50 Older workers

2018 141

A Note to Our Jewish Friends.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Our Best Wishes to all. Our Friends of The Jewish Faith – and all others, too – for a Sweet, Happy, Healthy, Safe and. Prosperous New Year. 2018 Alan L. Sklover All Rights Reserved. Commercial Use Prohibited

2018 141

Court: In-N-Out Doesn’t Have the Right to Control Employee Uniforms

Evil HR Lady

Employers have the right to require employees to wear uniforms , but they don’t have the right to completely control everything on the uniform , the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals told In-N-Out.

2018 138

How to Eliminate YOUR Gender Pay Gap

Ms. Career Girl

The gender pay gap in the U.S. continues to stand at about 80%. This means that for every $1 earned by men, women earn just 80 cents. Unfortunately, progress in closing the gap for women in the U.S.

2018 192

How To Move Into A New Career With No Relevant Experience On Your CV

Career Shifters

Everywhere you turn it seems to be staring back at you: "Experience in a similar role required". How can you move into work you love when nobody will give you a chance? Natasha shares the key ideas and practical actions that can help you dodge the experience Catch-22

2018 197

How to Write and Get Great LinkedIn Recommendations

Professional Resume Services

People have different opinions about LinkedIn recommendations. When you work with a LinkedIn profile development expert, they will likely tell you they are important to have from a quality standpoint rather than a quantity standpoint.

2018 141

Nine Ways to Get a Promotion at Work

Career Alley

Most people start out in a new job or career hoping to climb the ladder to the top. If that sounds like you, then you might be wondering what you can do to stand out even more to your bosses and impress them enough to offer you a promotion. Launch your Career Promotion

2018 141

Beware the Influencers Selling You on the Falsity That Your Resume Has Only One Purpose

Career Trend

Some people assert that “the resume has just a single purpose.” ” I heartily DISagree.

2018 132

Why a Chief Marketing Officer Wants His Best Employees to Quit

Evil HR Lady

Turnover is expensive and we all want our best employees to stay in our business, right? Of course, right. Except that sometimes you want even the best and the brightest to go out to other companies. While I’ve advocated this for years , I was somewhat surprised to see The Harvard Business Review do the same. Ryan Bonnici , the Chief Marketing Officer of G2 Crowd , gives four reasons why he encourages his best employees to look around, and take a new job if need be.

2018 135

5 Tips When Looking For a New Job Over the Age of 40

Ms. Career Girl

When I look in the mirror, for the first 5 seconds I still see a twenty- year -old. Then the visible wrinkles around my eyes and jowls provide a friendly reminder that I’m not twenty anymore.

2018 197

Expense Reports Are Ending Careers Like Never Before

Sklover Working Wisdom

— Danger Ahead: Expense Reports Are Ending Careers Like Never Before —.

2018 130

The Relationship Between Networking and Referrals

Professional Resume Services

As a job candidate, you have to know what works and what doesn’t work with your job search to ensure you make progress every single day. One of the most effective strategies for any job search is networking.

2018 141

Raising Your Teacher Profile and Self-Worth at the Same Time

Career Alley

Improving your self-worth and confidence is important as a teacher. Students can see right through a teacher who is hesitant or not sure of their own abilities. Discover Career Opportunities Teaching Careers

2018 141

Creative vs. Traditional Resume: Which is Right for You?

Jobacle

The job market has so many resume styles that you can choose from, making it even harder to know where to start when you are creating your own. However, once you’ve had a grasp about the different types of resumes out there and when to use them, picking the one ideal for your situation is easy.

2018 186

Tell Your High School Senior Not to Apply to that Stretch School

Evil HR Lady

It’s that time of year when high school seniors are choosing where to apply for college. Typically students are told to apply to two-three “reach” or “stretch” schools , two-three “target” schools and two-three “safety” schools. I’m here to tell you a hiring secret: Managers don’t care where you went to college. Of course, they do!

2018 132

Is There A Dr. in Your House?

Ms. Career Girl

I recently read an article in the New York Times about a woman who was trolled on Twitter for making reference to her PhD. ( “Women, Own Your Dr. Titles” by Julia Baird.) The comments were so hostile she decided to add “Dr.” to her handle. Just to rub it in. The abuse intensified.

2018 188

Expense Reports Are Ending Careers Like Never Before

Sklover Working Wisdom

— Danger Ahead: Expense Reports Are Ending Careers Like Never Before —.

2018 130

3 Ways to Reconnect with People in Your Network

Professional Resume Services

With the busy lives everyone has, it’s easy to lose touch with people in your network over the course of months or years. Because of this, many people think it’s inappropriate to reach back out to reconnect for various reasons.

2018 130

How To Retrain And Get The Career Of Your Dreams!

Career Alley

Let's face it you spend a lot of time “working” and it would be so much better if you got enjoyment and satisfaction from your choice. If the prospect of changing careers seems a little daunting, Find your Dream Job Dream job

2018 141

From Account Manager to Portfolio Careerist

Career Shifters

“My friends all seemed to know what they were doing with their careers, while I felt stuck and unfulfilled.”. Thea Partridge had spent years pursuing a 'sensible' marketing career, but wasn't happy.

2018 181

Workplace Retaliation

Evil HR Lady

Did you know you can lose a sexual harassment lawsuit even when no one was actually sexually harassed and the court agrees that no sexual harassment took place? You can, if you retaliate against the person who made the complaint. Sure, it won’t be the sexual harassment complaint that you lose on–but retaliation charges can be just as expensive. How you treat someone who makes a complaint is critical and you have to be careful to not retaliate.

2018 131

Don’t crash in your job, change it!

Ms. Career Girl

Have you ever noticed after those first few months (or perhaps even years) in a new job, you find yourself settling into a comfortable, relaxing pattern? While comfort in one’s job is a good thing, it can quickly become monotonous and, boring.

2018 187

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

A Native American Chieftain was asked which animal was in his soul. He answered “Two Dogs. One is loving, honest and faithful, the other is evil, dishonest and disloyal. They fight a lot.”

2018 130