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.

Do Executive Job Seekers Need LinkedIn Premium?

Executive Career Brand

In LinkedIn strategy sessions with my clients, we cover a lot of territory on using LinkedIn for executive job search. A frequently asked question is whether they should upgrade to LinkedIn Premium.

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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 170

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 154

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 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 147

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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3 Strategies for a Successful Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Going through an executive job search today is much different than it was a decade ago. The one thing that hasn’t changed is the need for a quality resume.

2018 151

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

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 215

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 146

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 217

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 164

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

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 133

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

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 134

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 204

Expense Reports Are Ending Careers Like Never Before

Sklover Working Wisdom

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

2018 130

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

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 174

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 182

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 132

Five Qualities Every Great Business Leader Has

Ms. Career Girl

Do you have what it takes to be a great business leader? Y ou don’t have to be a CEO to lead. If you’re a team manager, supervisor or oversee the work of a single person, you need to inspire, direct and get the best out of those you lead.

2018 202

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

Judge Kavanaugh has taught me so much about how the world works

Penelope Trunk

I can’t stop reading about Judge Kavanaugh. I am learning so much about how the world works. His yearbook from high school is horrifying. There were derogatory jokes about women throughout the pages. Everyone knew, but the boys were rich, and they were going to top colleges, so it was okay.

2018 112

From Teaching to Prison Reform

Career Shifters

“I couldn't make the difference I wanted in a job that was so all-consuming.”. When she found a social cause that inspired her, Sarah Beresford couldn't resist pivoting her career. Here's how she took a calculated risk to turn that passion into a paying, fulfilling role

2018 160

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 128

Startup vs Corporate: Which Job Offer is Right for You?

Ms. Career Girl

Are you considering whether to join a startup or a big established corporation? Consider these factors first! The Fit. Most of us spend at least 45 hours each week working, so your work environment is critical.

2018 202

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

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

7 Tips for Recovering from a Major Mistake at Work

Jobacle

So, you’ve had one of those awful stomach-drop moments.

2018 160

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

Are You a Visionary Leader?

Evil HR Lady

When you think of visionary leaders, what do you think about? George Washington? Moses? While both were visionary leaders, you don’t have to change the world to be one. To read about visionary leadership click here: Visionary Leadership. The post Are You a Visionary Leader? appeared first on Evil HR Lady. The Balance Uncategorized

2018 128

Creativity: The Secret to Success in Industries Like Marketing and PR

Ms. Career Girl

Formal education, technical experience, systematic processes…all of these things have a role in business, but it’s unwise to assume this is where success begins and ends. If you want your marketing or PR efforts to thrive, you’ll need some creativity. The Role of Creativity.

2018 199

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