March, 2019

Why Active Listening Is So Important (and How to Learn It)

Ms. Career Girl

Don’t let the name fool you—soft skills are some of the most important skills you can develop. And among them, active listening is one of the best soft skills you can master.

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How to Keep the Drive Alive in an Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Executive job searches are much different today than they were several years ago. You have so many different aspects to think about and it can be difficult to keep them all straight.

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Uptight Coworkers? Spiking Their Drinks with LSD is Not the Way to Solve this Problem.

Evil HR Lady

Do your coworkers lack a sense of humor? Are they not excited about happy hour on Thursdays? Well, a 19-year-old Enterprise Rent-A-Car worker in Missouri admits to giving his coworkers LSD laced drinks to his coworkers because “they were too uptight, and needed to have better energy.” ” “…allegedly told investigators he did it because “they were too uptight, and needed to have better energy,” [link] — Alyssa Hernandez | High on HR (@highonhr) March 23, 2019.

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Executive Resume Branding: Differentiate Your ROI Above-the-Fold

Executive Career Brand

Capture the attention of your target audience immediately and compel them to contact you. The post Executive Resume Branding: Differentiate Your ROI Above-the-Fold appeared first on Executive Career Brand.

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How to Combat Digital Noise + Add Value

Career Trend

There’s a whole lot of noise in the world. What are methods to combat digital noise and add value? The internet hums with people selling ideas and wares, competing for intellectual bandwidth. Bombarded with multitudinous data and images, prospects scan sights, sounds and images.

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From Teaching to Portfolio Career

Career Shifters

“I couldn't take the stress and misalignment anymore.”. Feeling bitter and hopeless, Jackie Boylhart sought help to plan a gradual shift into work that felt like a better fit. Here, she shares why slow and steady wins the race, and how her mindset's been key to the process

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Social Media – Is it Really Bad For Us?

Ms. Career Girl

So, is social media bad for us? For some, the mere mention of the phrase “social media” can turn them away from whoever uttered it. Nothing can be worse than this attention-guzzling, addition-forming, artificial-feeling method of staying connected with friends and family.

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Be Careful When you Choose your High-Potential Employees

Evil HR Lady

When devoting resources to high-potential employees, it’s important to consider more than just their pedigree and ambition. When trying to determine who their high-potential employees are, many businesses look for MBA graduates and those who are rising quickly through the ranks. These people can be fantastic for your organization.

2019 174

Experts Debate LinkedIn vs. the Executive Resume

Executive Career Brand

LinkedIn and Resume Experts Discuss the Value of Each in Executive Job Search A few months ago I posted an update to my LinkedIn stream about LinkedIn vs. the executive resume, which highlighted my blog post, Does LinkedIn Make the Executive Resume Obsolete.

2019 156

Writing Your Board of Directors Resume: Know Your Audience

Career Trend

Writing Your Board of Directors (BOD) Resume Recruiters hiring for board-level candidates have requirements unique from recruiters filling a corporate executive-level role. Understanding the audience’s distinctive needs is imperative when building a board of directors resume.

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4 Hot Careers in the Automotive Industry

Career Alley

The automotive industry is one of the biggest in the entire world. Careers in the automotive industry provide stable, high-paying jobs. Find your Dream Job Automotive Careers

SUBLIMATION – Not For This Woman!

Ms. Career Girl

I admit it. I love awards shows. Back in January, I looked forward to the Golden Globes Andy Samberg, Sandra Oh promise of a non-political show to help me chill out. It’s not like we don’t have enough political chaos to shift through during our regular news cycles.

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How to Use Your Time Wisely When Searching for an Executive Job

Professional Resume Services

Not too many people truly enjoy the time they spend searching for a new job. While working with an executive resume writer can be an enjoyable and pleasant experience, it’s not the first place executives want to be at any given day.

2019 141

No, Bumble, It’s Not Okay to Discriminate Against Men

Evil HR Lady

Imagine a company sending out a press release to announce that they have a new networking tool that only allows men. Bumble has just done that–except it only allows women. Is there a difference? When we want to check our biases we can do a simple test created by Kristen Pressner, in her viral TedX talk: Flip it to test it. Is it okay to have a men-only business networking app? Of course not. Then it’s not okay to have a women-only app, but that’s exactly what Buzz Bizz has done.

2019 170

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“People start to heal the moment they feel heard.” ” – Cheryl Richardson. It is so, so true.

2019 130

“How Do I Make Progress Towards My Dream Career, When I Can't Afford To Retrain?”

Career Shifters

James is serious about changing his career. There's just one problem – he can't afford to study for the qualification he needs to pursue his ideal work. How do you make progress with your shift, when you don't have the money to make it possible

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How to Manage Your Team Effectively

Career Alley

Managing a team effectively is no easy task, but with the right mindset and motivation, you can do it like many other team leaders out there. Discover Career Opportunities Manage Employees

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Is Patience Your Most Underdeveloped Career Skill?

Ms. Career Girl

We live in a culture of wanting it all and wanting it all now. Getting ahead in our careers is often paramount in our minds, and an accelerated schedule for achievement is a preoccupation to which many of us fall prey.

2019 225

What Do You Know About Social Recruiting?

Professional Resume Services

The vast majority of employers today look on social networks before even considering bringing a candidate in for an interview. Too many executives believe they don’t need an online presence since the experience on their resume speaks for itself.

2019 141

Employee Loyalty: An Open Letter to Loyal Employees

Evil HR Lady

Yes, the new hires make more than you, the company party was a bit of a disaster and open enrollment won’t bring anyone joy. Please keep those suggestions coming! Dear Loyal Employees, Thank you so much for, uh, working with us for the past few years! Employee loyalty is very important in our business, and we’re happy that you are happy here. I just wanted to take the time to say thank you and go over a few questions that have come my way. Yes, the New Hire Makes More Than You Do.

2019 157

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“A slim settlement is worth more than a fat lawsuit.” ” – Yiddish Proverb. Let this lawyer of 36 years tell you the truth: this proverb is quite wise. Or, as one lawyer once defined a lawsuit for me: “A lawsuit is a $200 court filing fee and a dream.”

2019 130

Here’s the high-priced advice college applicants buy that doesn’t trigger the FBI

Penelope Trunk

Porcelain Pencils by Katharine Morling. The FBI just announced a sting operation that caught 50 rich and famous parents paying millions of dollars to bribe and cheat to get their under-qualified kids into top colleges (and, mysteriously, some not-top colleges).

2019 114

Finding A Job When You Don’t Speak The Language

Career Alley

As the world gets smaller and smaller, more people are focusing their attention on the idea of working in another country. The dream of building a new life in a better place is one which people have shared for a long time.

2019 170

3 Lessons I Learned From Writing A Book

Ms. Career Girl

The Adventure of Writing a Book. A couple of years ago, I gave birth to a book, Living Singlish , an ‘older sister in your pocket’ for women building strong, independent lives, whether alone or in a relationship. It flowed out of me, as the result of helping a young friend launch her life.

2019 218

The Most Important Spots for SEO Relevant Keywords on a LinkedIn Profile

Professional Resume Services

If you’ve gone through a job search recently, or are actively looking for a job, you likely know the importance of having SEO relevant keywords on your LinkedIn profile. One question many professionals have is where exactly to place those keywords.

2019 130

AI in HR: It’s Not Just for Hiring Anymore

Evil HR Lady

Artificial intelligence is already all the rage in tech circles, and now human resource departments are getting in on the action, too. While the most prominent place for AI in HR has typically recruiting—with bots that can help screen resumes and even conduct initial interviews—companies can now use artificial intelligence for a lot more than hiring. For instance, have you been wishing for a nice app that caters to all the needs of your organization?

2019 149

Saint Patrick’s Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

To All Our Friends Of Irish Descent, and All Who are Blessed with the Irish Spirit: “May you have all the happiness and luck that life can hold — And at the end of all your rainbows may you find a pot of gold.” ” Happy St. Paddy’s Day. from All of Us at. SkloverWorkingWisdom.com.

2019 130

From Teaching to Start-up

Career Shifters

“I'd become more and more disillusioned.”. When an impromptu demo at a family party sparked an opportunity for change, Matt Dyson grabbed it with both hands. Here's how he managed his finances, and the uncertainty, to create work that he genuinely loves

2019 160

Perfect Resume Ideas for Freelancers

Career Alley

As a freelancer, you don’t have the same experiences as someone in a big company. For a start, you can’t be promoted since you are […]. Create a Killer Resume and Cover Letter Building a Resume Freelance

2019 163

9 Tips for Introverts in the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

Let’s face it: In the workplace, fortune often favors the extroverts. The more extroverted among us are more easily noticed, and they are also more likely to take on managerial roles—and the better money that comes with them.

2019 210

3 Ways to Go Above and Beyond to Optimize Your Executive LinkedIn Profile

Professional Resume Services

When you start seeing LinkedIn as a way to enhance your career for the long-term rather than simply a platform you need to update to keep up with the trends, then you’ll have many more opportunities come your way.

2019 130

Don’t Believe Your Boss and HR When They Tell You This

Evil HR Lady

“You will not be eligible for unemployment because you are quitting,” said John’s boss and HR manager. That makes sense, right? But there was a lot more to the story. John’s company wanted to transfer him across the country–from Indiana to Arizona. He turned down the transfer, and so they said he had to resign and wouldn’t be eligible for unemployment or severance–because they had offered him a perfectly good job.

2019 140

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.” ” – Dale Carnegie. Hey, Al. easier said than done.” Yes, I know that.

2019 130

No Relevant Skills? How A New Take On 'Value' Can Help You Feel More Confident In Your Career Change

Career Shifters

Feeling uninteresting, underqualified and unimportant? Struggling to see what you could offer in a different field? Natasha suggests a new perspective on the subject of ‘value’, and some simple but effective ways to share it, no matter where you’re at or what your background

2019 161

Sure-Fire Signs that it is Time for a Career Change

Career Alley

Have you ever had one of those days when your heart just isn’t into it anymore? If you feel as though this doesn’t work, then you may want to explore the possibility of a new career. Find your Dream Job Career Change

2019 163

No Strings Attached – The Story of My $2,000 Stipend for Interview Attire

Ms. Career Girl

Mid-career, I was interviewing for a major, global beauty brand, and was surprised by a phone call from the recruiter, saying the brand didn’t want to offend me, but would like to offer me $2,000 to purchase an outfit for my final interview with the head of the company, a man.

2019 210

Improving Decision-Making Processes in the Workplace

Jobacle

Everyone has their own unique struggles with making decisions. Even the most logical people have shortcomings in this department. It’s always essential to optimize outcomes when you’re making choices for an organization. These are a few ideas for improving decision-making in the workplace.

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