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

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. […].

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 216

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 212

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 192

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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 211

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

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 199

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 179

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

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 178

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

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 190

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 192

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

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

The Benefits of Working from Home

Ms. Career Girl

While some people believe that working 40 hours a week in an office space is the best way to be productive and get the business to perform its best, others believe that this is an old-fashioned and outdated form of working. The world of work is adapting, and rapid changes are occurring.

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 173

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.

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 139

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

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

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

Accused of Sexual Harassment? I Have the (Wrong) Solution!

Evil HR Lady

Unless you’ve been living under a rock (not a bad choice, totally not judging you), you’ve heard that everyone you’ve ever seen on TV, or voted for has been a complete pervert. Okay, not everyone. As far as I know, Julie Andrews is still saintly.

2017 167

How You Can Use Technology To Streamline Your Business

Jobacle

There are lots of ways to streamline your business, from outsourcing jobs to improve efficiency to hiring web designers – but if you really want to improve your business model, you need to embrace technology.

2017 170

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.

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

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 201

4 Ways to Keep Employees Engaged During Open Enrollment

Evil HR Lady

You’ve emailed your employees 37 times and put a sign up in the break room, but they still seem to miss open enrollment deadlines. It could be that they don’t understand why it’s so important. The result is that employees can end up with a plan that isn’t the best for them and their families. In fact, many people do, according to The New York Times. How can you get your employees engaged in the process of choosing their health care benefits for the next year, and do so on time?

2017 164

“How Do I Sell My Change Of Direction To Future Employers?”

Career Shifters

Glenn's ready to move into more meaningful work. He's got a lot to offer, but he's finding it hard to present his shift in a way that makes sense to recruiters. How do you persuade people in a new sector that you're the right person for the job

2017 166

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.