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.

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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.

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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.

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Purple Line Notches Another Legal Victory

Career Alley

Construction of Maryland’s Purple Line light-rail transit system will continue as scheduled, at least for now, following a federal appeals court ruling that frees Maryland from having to update the project’s environmental studies

When #MeToo and Sexual Harassment Revelations Trigger PTSD at the Office, What Do You Do?

Evil HR Lady

Yesterday, another two public officials resigned due to sex scandals and their resignations seem a bit backward. The first, Al Franken (D-Minn) had photos of him inappropriately touching women. He, however, denied that he’d really done anything really wrong, saying, “I also think it gave some people the false impression that I was admitting to doing things that in fact I haven’t done. Some of the allegations against me are simply not true. Others I remember very differently.”

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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.

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?

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Starting an HR Department in Your Small Business

Evil HR Lady

When your business is just you and your college roommate, HR is the last thing on your mind, but when should you start thinking about starting an HR department? Ideally it would be before you hire your first employee, but that’s not practical. So here’s a guide for what you actually need: Your First Hire. When you bring the first employee on board, think about what he or she would expect from a human resources perspective.

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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. […].

5 Types of underperformers who get an MBA

Penelope Trunk

Business school applications are due at the beginning of January. Now is the time to withdraw your application. Because you should not go to business school. If you want to start a company, you should start a company. And if you want to climb the corporate ladder you should do that.

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.

Job Search News – December 8, 2017

Competitive Resumes

This is your job search news – THE HOLIDAY JOB SEARCH ADVICE 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.

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The Self-Sabotaging Nature of Loving Drama In the Workplace.

HR Capitalist

" Some men just want to watch the world burn ". -- Alfred in Batman. --. Short post today as you go into the holidays, shut it down and think about 2018. You've got people in your professional life who love drama.

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Ineffective HR Makes Sexual Harassment Thrive. Here’s How to Fix it.

Evil HR Lady

Is your HR department effective at stopping sexual harassment , or are they like many of the companies described by The New York Times, “ineffective”? There are many reasons why HR can’t put a stop to all discrimination and harassment (of all kinds, not just sexual harassment), but we can change that. Here are the problems and solutions. Problem: “HR’s client is the company, which means that HR is supposed to protect the company’s interests.”

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.

7 Reasons Why Women Rock in Recruitment

The Undercover Recruiter

There are certainly plenty of good reasons why women (and yes you men too) rock in recruitment, so I’ve asked a number of fellow female recruiters for their interpretation of “why”.

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.

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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.

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“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

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Employee Background and Your Health Insurance Plan

Evil HR Lady

Does employee background matter when you’re looking for a health insurance plan for your small business? When you’re looking at plans, the possibilities can seem endless, even if there are only one or two providers in your state. Do you want a PPO, an HMO, an EPO, a POS or an HDHP with an HSA? Yes, this alphabet soup all refers to different types of health insurance plans that may be available to you and your employees.

Publicly Shaming Good People Removes Them From the Conversation on Change.

HR Capitalist

Look - I get it - there's a lot of stuff going on in the world that's been a long time coming for society in general: --Protests against police brutality and the impact of that on minorities - check. --the

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.

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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.

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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.

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???? 61 Hidden Job Market Secrets Without Using Social Media

JobMob

What if your next job was hiding right in front of you? Photo by Joshua Sortino. Quick poll: what is the hidden job market? Does it contain…. Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the site to participate in this post's poll. Read on to find out….

What Are the Right Retirement Benefits for Your Business?

Evil HR Lady

If you want to attract quality talent, your business needs to offer the right retirement benefits. Sometimes, small companies think there isn’t much they can provide, but that’s incorrect. There are plenty of choices out there for you and your employees. Here are a few. Pensions. When you think about retirement, defined benefit plans—also known as pensions—might come to mind. These are very popular in government jobs and used to be standard at big businesses.

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The Truth About Working For Google or Other Startup Giants

Blogging4jobs

LinkedIn Google Uber Airbnb Pinterest The list goes on… What do all of these startup giants have in common? Well, everyone wants to work for one, of course. Or, have at least fantasised about it. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Career career company culture

Employee Motivation and Retention Strategies: Focus on Feedback Loops

Catherines Career Corner

Explore employee motivation and retention strategies. Know why it’s important to focus on feedback loops and not just perks. Any positive work environment will strengthen an employee’s motivation and retention in an organization. Giving perks to employees without meaningful feedback loops or challenging work will not keep an employee. By Rae Steinbach (Contributor). Rae is a graduate of [.]. Author information. Catherine Adenle. Founder at Catherine's Career Corner.

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6 Ways You Fail to Show Personality on Your Resume

Ms. Career Girl

When you’re a recruiter, sometimes you cannot but marvel at the uniformity of most candidates’ resumes. In most cases, you can tell one from another only by a name at the top. For some reason, most candidates write generic resumes even if they themselves aren’t generic people.

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Changing Career? 7 Ways To Make The Right Change First Time

Corn on the Job

As we end one year and begin another, our minds can often be a whirlwind of possibilities and changes we want to make. Many of us focus on self-improvement and it can either go one of two ways.

2017 23

Why Finance Pros Are Turning to Automation

Water Cooler Wisdom

Are  financial  experts afraid of automation? Not exactly. If you talk to many of them, you’ll hear that technology has actually changed their jobs for the better and has positively impacted  how they work in their organization  by eliminating manual processes, increasing accuracy and efficiency, and facilitating valuable customer interactions. I rounded up some of the best thoughts on automation from big timers in the industry. Here’s what they had to say.

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.

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The Complete List of HR and Recruiting Job Titles

Blogging4jobs

One of corporates biggest mysteries is that of the structure and role of team members within the HR Department. Those who work within HR and recruiting experience this every single day, but as the. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR hr glossary HR job titles recruiting job titles

2017 23

From Hedge Funds to Ethical Food

Career Shifters

“I had no passion for what I was doing.”. Jenny Costa enjoyed her work, but there was something missing. Here, she shares how she overcame impatience, lack of funds and a slow growth curve to turn her fascination into a fulfilling career

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