December, 2017

The 17 Worst Sales Email Writing Mistakes

Professional Resume Services

You never get a second chance to make a good first impression. And when that first impression is made via email, it’s even harder to come off the way you want to.

2017 285

From Boxes to Bricks, How Women Can Break Into Male Dominated Careers

Ms. Career Girl

Recently, I had the good fortune of winning DHL’s Safe Driving Rodeo competition – a contest that assessed the driving performance of 640 of the company’s couriers from all across the country.

2017 208

The surreal artwork of Juan Antonio Guirado is reborn in Virtual Reality

Evil HR Lady

Juan Antonio Guirado stands by his masterpiece 'Kali's Tunnel' acrylic and collage on board, 1989.

2017 206

Best of the Year Executive Resume Writing Tips and Strategies

Executive Career Brand

Are you convinced you can write your own executive resume? Maybe you can. If you’ve been in on the hiring process at your company for some time, and have been in a position to review resumes of candidates, you may have a good handle on what should and shouldn’t be in a resume. […].

Is a Strategic Resume Path Even Necessary?

Career Trend

If you have a resume that bores you to tears, then what will be the reader's reaction? The post Is a Strategic Resume Path Even Necessary? appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. 2018 Career Goals executive resumes Strategic Resume executive resume Executive Resume Story resume writing

2017 199

9 Reasons Your Spouse Lost Their Mind When You Lost Your Job

Competitive Resumes

Your spouse mind raced because you announced you were let go from your job. It is one thing that you have had steady employment, another when the safety net disintegrates. Many changes are about to take place, and some will affect you. via GIPHY.

2017 181

The Top 5 Ways to Land Your Executive Dream Job

Professional Resume Services

Anyone who has applied for a job before should know the importance of having a quality resume. If you’re searching for your executive dream job, even the tiniest mistake on your resume can lead to you missing out on a great opportunity.

2017 191

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It’s a Wonderful Life, but What Happened to George Bailey?

Evil HR Lady

George Bailey had big dreams. He wanted to travel and see the world. Instead, he ended up staying in Bedford falls and running his father’s business after his father unexpectedly died. He got married, had a bunch of kids (“You call this a happy family?

2017 196

How Your Social Media Use Can Sabotage Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

How you use social media and your online presence in general matter in executive job search. Hiring decision makers and executive recruiters are “social recruiting” They use social media platforms to identify potential candidates and find information about them.

From Office Life to Weekend Retreats

Career Shifters

“I felt like I was being wasted.”. Lizzie Fouracre had an exciting role. So, it wasn't easy to admit that, however good it looked from the outside, something was still missing. Here she shares how she found the courage to leave, and how, when she did so, her new career found her

2017 191

LinkedIn SEO with Susan P Joyce

Competitive Resumes

Power users of LinkedIn use proper LinkedIn SEO. Get more out of your LinkedIn profile and listen twice for all of the gems Susan P Joyce drops. Go back to our last conversation, and absorb and use the advice on personal SEO.

2017 173

Think Twice Before You Lie on Your Resume

Professional Resume Services

Common sense should tell you not to lie on your executive resume, but sometimes it can be tempting to do so. This is especially true if you’re applying for a job you really want, but aren’t sure if you completely meet the qualifications.

2017 189

Books for the Feminist in Your Life

Ms. Career Girl

There’s never a bad time to pick up a good book about fearless women trying to take on the world. If you’re struggling to find the perfect gift for your feminist friend this holiday season, pick up one of these books, sure to inspire her to keep reaching for her goals. In the Game by Peggy Garrity.

2017 206

Can a Pay Cut from $25 to $9 per Hour Be Legal?

Evil HR Lady

I know a gentleman who has worked for the same company for thirty years. He has been a dedicated employee, always on time and doing what was asked of him without complaint. In the last couple of years, a new company purchased the manufacturing company and decreased his pay from $25/hr to $9/hr.

2017 184

My Top 10 Posts on LinkedIn for Personal Branding and Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

No doubt about it, LinkedIn is the place to be and be seen when you’re building your personal brand and in an executive job search. Not surprisingly, I frequently blog about LinkedIn. Of the 20 or so blog posts I wrote this year about using LinkedIn, I’m spotlighting the ten best here.

2017 168

PSA from your gut microbes: Enjoy the holidays, but don't forget your fiber

Workology

Anyone watching their waistline this holiday season may want to pay attention to what their gut bacteria are eating. It's not just calories that matter in a healthy diet -- it's fiber, which can influence weight gain, blood sugar, insulin sensitivity, and colon health. Research with mice help shed light on how and why fiber has such a powerful effect on the entire body

2017 131

Does Diversity and Inclusion Matter to Your Career Anymore?

Competitive Resumes

Thanks for joining us for the last show of the season. The next show will be on January 19, 2018. I want you to stick around for this show.

How to be Aggressive with an Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Being aggressive with an executive job search doesn’t necessarily mean you have to be pushy or demanding. Aggressiveness actually means spending a significant amount of time developing the best resumes and cover letters tailored to the job and company you’re applying for.

2017 185

7 Free Gifts that People Won’t Return or Forget by Late January

Ms. Career Girl

7 Free Gifts that People Won’t Return or Forget by Late January. Finished your holiday shopping? With a long holiday shopping season, you would think that by now all the buying would be behind us.

2017 201

Can Your Remote Works Be a True Team? Of Course!

Evil HR Lady

I have worked at home–at least partially–for the past 14 years. While this means I have a well worn path between my computer and my refrigerator, it also means I have a pretty good idea about how to build relationships with people you don’t actually see every day.

2017 163

Happy Kwanzaa

Sklover Working Wisdom

Kwanzaa is derived from the Swahili phrase “matunda ya kwanzaa,” which means “first fruits of the harvest.” ” It is a celebration of family, community and culture of those of African descent worldwide, celebrated from December 26 through January 1 of each year.

2017 130

Stress reprograms cells

Workology

Researchers have recently shown how cells adapt to stressors -- like water loss -- by reprogramming their internal signaling networks. The studies describe previously unknown mechanisms that cells use to send signals between cellular machinery and avoid cell death. According to the authors, drugs that enhance the adaptation mechanisms could help cells stave off multiple diseases, including type 2 diabetes

2017 131

Job Search News, December 1, 2017 – The Learning Edition

Competitive Resumes

This is your job search news – THE POST THANKSGIVING EDITION- with articles and resources centered around learning 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.

2017 136

The Similarities and Differences Between Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile

Professional Resume Services

With the digital age we live in today, it’s easy to think platforms like LinkedIn have completely diminished the importance of a traditional resume. While there are plenty of benefits to having a great LinkedIn profile , it was not created to replace your resume.

2017 184

Dealing With Judgments – Your Own And Others

Ms. Career Girl

Ever wondered what is common to highly stressful situations like exams, interviews, appraisals, presentations, public speaking? Judgments. As a little girl, I was happy and playful, making up imaginary worlds, games, mock class rooms and what have we.

2017 200

Do We Place Too Much Emphasis on the Interview?

Evil HR Lady

When I was at HR Tech in Amsterdam, I got a chance to talk with the folks at Oracle about things I’m passionate about. Yes, I am this much fun at parties too. The post Do We Place Too Much Emphasis on the Interview? appeared first on Evil HR Lady. Exclusive EHRL

2017 160

Merry Christmas

Sklover Working Wisdom

To all our Readers, Friends and Colleagues, regardless of faith: Our Best Wishes to You and Your Family for a Very Merry Christmas. This holiday is one we have all come to identify with as a time of joy, a time of giving, a time of wonder, and a time of warmth.

2017 130

The Career Changer’s Guide To Informational Interviews: How To Find Clarity, One Conversation At A Time

Career Shifters

Informational interviews are one of the most powerful tools you can use to move your shift forward. But how do you find interesting people to speak to? What questions should you ask? And if you don't have any career ideas yet, how can interviews help you get inspired?

2017 179

Job Search News – December 15, 2017

Competitive Resumes

This is your job search news – THE DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION EDITION- with articles and resources centered around learning 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.

2017 130

How and When to Follow Up After Your Executive Job Application

Professional Resume Services

It’s human nature to want to receive a response very shortly after sending in your executive resume for a job application. However, the reality is an HR manager likely has to filter through hundreds of resumes on top of their other job duties, so a quick response rarely happens.

Custom Search for Recently Updated Profiles

Ms. Career Girl

Googling for recently updated profiles is a tricky business. However, Custom Search Engines, with their fascinating capabilities , allow us to set up sorting by date in the settings, making convenient UI to searching for pages that have been recently updated.

2017 196

10 HR Rules That Would Improve the World

Evil HR Lady

HR is often misunderstood, but that’s just because they don’t understand us. In fact, if HR rules were implemented everywhere, your life would be much, much better. Here are 10 ways things would change for the better if HR ruled the world. Onboarding for Everything. Think how onboarding would change your life. That guy you met on Tinder? He’d come with a packet that explained the benefits of dating him.

2017 156

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“People inspire you, or they drain you –. pick them wisely.” ” – Hans F. Hanson. This is not only true, but it seems to be getting truer each and every day. There are those who almost always “lift you up” and there are those who almost always “drag you down.”

2017 130

From Investment Bank to Own Business

Career Shifters

“I wanted to step out of the shadow of regular employment and see what I could achieve on my own.”. Dmitri Grabov had a challenging role that he enjoyed, but he also wanted to see what he could build for himself. So, he took an idea that initially seemed crazy and made it into a reality.

Race Matters in Hiring, No Matter How Nice The Cheshire Cat Grins

Competitive Resumes

Race matters in hiring. Employers hire based on race, age, and religion despite the laws that are meant to prohibit unfairness or discrimination. This Supreme Court debate from 2003 in retrospect, had little affect on the ways that race still matters today to many hiring managers.

2017 130

The Importance of an Executive Cover Letter

Professional Resume Services

Do you want to know a secret about resumes and cover letters? Employers sometimes put more emphasis on a cover letter than they do a resume, so not focusing on yours can significantly reduce your chances of landing a job.

Want to Freelance? Setting and Sticking to Targets is Crucial.

Ms. Career Girl

Maybe you’re also one of those people who embarked on the full-time freelancing journey with great excitement, only to realise that there’s still room for growth when it comes to your self-management skills.