November, 2017

6 Ways To Overcome The Fear of Public Speaking

Ms. Career Girl

If you struggle in any way at all with public speaking, statistics show that you are not alone. Over 74% of people suffer from some kind of speech anxiety. And yet, speaking in public is part of what is required in the corporate world and a necessary skill if you are to go further in your career.

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Disability Employment: Breaking Down Barriers

Evil HR Lady

The goal of disability employment is not simply to make you feel good for doing an act of service, but to hire someone who can be an asset to your business. That’s the same reason you hire all of your employees—because they are the best fit for the job.

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Top 11 Behavioral Interview Questions

Career Trend

Behavioral interviewing remains popular because the answers, if articulated well, will convince the employer that the job seeker is a fit – or not – for an open opportunity. The post Top 11 Behavioral Interview Questions appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

Does Your Executive Resume Pass the 6 Second Test?

Professional Resume Services

You’ve likely heard of the six second test when it comes to writing a professional resume. If not, it simply means you have an average of six seconds to impress a recruiter with your resume. If you don’t pass the six second test, it will get put to the side and never looked at again.

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How To Change Career When You Have No Idea What You're Doing

Career Shifters

Stuck in a job that isn't you? Ready for a career change, but have no idea what else you could do – or where to start? Drawing on his own story, Richard explains how by ditching the conventional career rules, you'll radically increase your chances of finding something you love

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Top 11 Behavioral Interviewing Questions

Career Trend

Behavioral interviewing remains popular because the answers, if articulated well, will convince the employer that the job seeker is a fit – or not – for an open opportunity. The post Top 11 Behavioral Interviewing Questions appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

The Best Way to Track Your Work Wins

Professional Resume Services

Most executives have a lot of experience and have accomplished many different things. However, if you don’t keep track of them all, it’s easy to forget them over the years. Tracking your work wins is important for many reasons.

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Elevate Your Executive Resume From Bland to BRAND

Executive Career Brand

So many executive job seekers let ho-hum passive verbs describe their sometimes extraordinary accomplishments. They use wimpy verbs like “Responsible for” and “Managed” in their LinkedIn profiles and executive resumes.

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Job Interviewing Best Practices (PODCAST)

Competitive Resumes

Melissa Cooley, of MelissaCooley.com , is a Certified Resume Writer, Interview Coach, Career Consultant, Blogger, and a contributor to the career book, Nourish Your Career. Her blog, The Job Quest, equips job seekers with tools needed for a successful job search and job interview.

2017 173

Self-worth, Abundance, And The Goddess Called YOU

Ms. Career Girl

You’re a goddamn Goddess. Now, stop apologizing. Get over it, and embrace your place in the world. What I’m saying is that it’s time to break out of the bonds that have held women back for so long.

2017 206

In Praise of Stereotypes: A Millennial Job Interview

Evil HR Lady

Two different friends sent me this video yesterday. It’s all about Millennial stereotypes –and Gen X (maybe really young baby boomer, but I’ll say he’s an older Gen X) stereotypes. I found it hilarious. A Millennial job interview from @TheDanielBrea on Vimeo.

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In Your Career + Life, Evolve or Wither

Career Trend

Most of us need to keep evolving, or some part of us starts to wither – emotionally, intellectually, physically and/or spiritually. The post In Your Career + Life, Evolve or Wither appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

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Do You Need a Career Backup Plan?

Professional Resume Services

There’s no better feeling than a sense of security when it comes to your job. Being comfortable with your job is great, but what are you going to do if an unfortunate turn of events happens suddenly and you lose it? Having a career backup plan is important for all executives.

2017 179

12 Ways to Keep Yourself Happy at Work

Jobacle

Your mood can drastically affect the quality of your work. You always work better and time passes faster when you’re having fun. Imagine how great it would be to stay happy at work.

2017 224

11 Ways to Hit a Home Run in Your Job Search

Competitive Resumes

You will fall behind the competition if you don’t stand out in today’s job search. For example, I know promoting myself makes me feel squirmy, a little dirty, and even a little wordy. It’s likely… Click To Tweet.

2017 173

Change: How Embracing It Can Make All The Difference

Ms. Career Girl

Whether we like it or not, change is an inevitable part of life. It can be so many things: messy, overwhelming, scary and exciting. Despite how we feel going into a change, we know that it makes us stronger as individuals in the end.

2017 201

Ask The Readers: What Is a Fair Vacation Policy for a Part-Time Employee?

Evil HR Lady

At the request of a reader, I’m asking you all to throw your two cents in. Situation: Jane works as a salaried exempt full-time employee (5 days a week, 8 hours a day, 40 hours a week)for a small company for 10 years.

2017 182

From Project Management to Events

Career Shifters

“I wanted to create something that would have an impact on the world.”. Georgie Nightingall was going through the motions in her old career. She knew she had more to offer. So, when an idea she'd tested started growing legs, she decided to go for it.

2017 219

Tips to Improve Your Email Etiquette

Professional Resume Services

As an executive, you have to give off the appearance and perception of being a well polished professional who makes few mistakes. One of the most common ways an executive can damage their reputation is by not having proper email etiquette.

2017 176

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Anybody who is not pulling his weight is probably pushing his luck.” ” – Adi Da. These 12 words convey so well my overall view of making a living in the 21st century. You need to be of value, make sure your value is known, and then ask for your value in return.

2017 141

How Students, Grads, and Young Careerists Can Mitigate Bias

Competitive Resumes

Thanks so much for your interest in this episode. Bias has different faces, sizes, complexities, and issues, and it’s hard to talk about them in one episode. Sheila Caldwell, Ed. is the Advisor to the President on Diversity at the University of North Georgia.

2017 173

Five Keys To More Effective Sleep

Ms. Career Girl

Sometimes I think it’s a colossal waste of time. Spending roughly one third of our very limited lives sleeping, I mean. But nature seems to have made that a necessity. So why not at least make all that time spent virtually unconscious more effective if not productive?

2017 186

Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda Know Nothing About Tipped Wages

Evil HR Lady

$2.13 an hour sounds like an immoral rate of pay. Only a cold-hearted jerk would pay a hard-working (or even a lazy) employee $2.13 an hour. This is why Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin’s campaign to raise the tipped minimum wage to at least the federal minimum wage (currently $7.25

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From Business Analyst to Business Owner

Career Shifters

“I didn't think it was something I could do because I didn't know enough.”. Willow Hearne enjoyed her job, but as her family’s needs changed, so did her priorities.

2017 207

Reluctant Networker? Not Any More

Professional Resume Services

Some business executives are naturally outgoing and personable while others have to force themselves to at least appear comfortable when networking. Networking is a big part of a career as an executive, so being reluctant or hesitant to take part in different networking events can be a problem.

2017 170

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The world is worse because the newspapers are better.” ” – Unknown Author. Just a reminder not to let the day’s news get you down – whichever “side” you may be on. Whatever is taking place, here, there or beyond, is known to us in seconds.

2017 141

6 Practical Steps to Negotiate a Compensation Package

Competitive Resumes

Don’t wait until you get an offer to start thinking about compensation negotiation. It’s never too early to plan for salary discussions, even if you aren’t going to leave your current job for at least a few more months.

How You Could Be Sabotaging Your Job Search With CV Mistakes

Ms. Career Girl

So, your CV is ready to send out to recruiters or hiring managers, and you’re poised to take those all-important interview invites. But what happens if you don’t grab their attention?

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How Can I Get My Employees to Be On Time?

Evil HR Lady

We have a small business with only four employees. We need our employees to be on time because our clients come to us. If our staff doesn’t arrive at the designated time, we often have clients waiting for them out in the parking lot.

2017 170

From Banker to Confectioner

Career Shifters

“It was just a job and I'd lost every passion for it.”. Lavinia Davolio couldn't see herself in her career long term, but it wasn’t until the financial crisis hit that she decided to do something different.

2017 207

3 Common Executive Cover Letter Mistakes

Professional Resume Services

Writing executive resume cover letters is challenging enough. Executives may spend a significant amount of time writing their cover letter, only to have a simple mistake cost them the job.

For Thanksgiving Day:

Sklover Working Wisdom

“On many holidays, we celebrate our independence. On Thanksgiving, we acknowledge our dependence.”. – William Jennings Bryan. 2017 Alan L. Sklover All Rights Reserved. Commercial Use Prohibited

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Idealist.org as Your Go To Nonprofit Job Board

Competitive Resumes

You’ve heard me say before small organizations should be on your list of target companies to research and get hired. One of the premiere nonprofit job boards to use is idealist.org and get job advice from idealistcareers.org. Join in on the conversation.

2017 152

On The Other Side of Fear

Ms. Career Girl

There’s a soulful old tune that I remember because it was playing on September 11, 2001. “The Other Side of Fear” was a helpful refuge from the unthinkable madness of the day. Murray sings about how fear keeps us from experiencing love.

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