August, 2017

How To Keep Top Talent at the Top of Their Game

Ms. Career Girl

Becoming a manager is a big step in your career, and with it comes a lot of new responsibilities and expectations. As a manager, your goals are no longer just your own, as you and your team’s success are one and the same.

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4 must do actions to take before applying for a job

Cube Rules

If it has been a while since you’ve been in a job search, it’s tempting to apply to a perfect job posting right away. Tempting, but there is work to do. Before you blast out your resume, take some time to review the basics. Not too long — job postings get removed as fast […].

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9 Ways to Break Out of the Job Search Rut

Competitive Resumes

I answered the following query on Quora I’d like to share. The inquiring person contacted me after I posted to share additional thoughts, but in a job search rut, you can’t stop asking questions: How do you break out of a job search rut?

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How to Age-Proof Your Resume


It may be illegal, but age discrimination exists in the hiring process, and the pace of technological change has only intensified the problem.

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3 Things To Remember When You Feel You're Not Where You Should Be

Career Shifters

You should be further along in your shift. You should have done more. You're not where you wanted to be by now. Sound familiar? Natasha shares three lessons to get you focused, freed up, and having fun with your career change

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10 Years on LinkedIn – Why It’s Still Indispensable To Me

Executive Career Brand

How LinkedIn Remains Invaluable To Me, and To All Executive Job Seekers. I was noodling around on my LinkedIn Settings page when I noticed something at the top of the page. It said I’ve been a member since August 2007. Ten years is a long time. My business is so different than it was then.

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14 Challenging Job Interview Questions With Answers

Career Alley

Practice makes perfect, and that includes job interviews. How many times have you been asked that tought question and didn't have a good answer? Interviews Interview questions Interview Tips

2017 59

Work From Anywhere In The World: The Hype And The Reality Of Becoming A Digital Nomad

Career Shifters

Work online and travel the world… it sounds wonderful – and according to the media, it’s more possible than ever. But what’s the reality behind the glamour? And, if you have responsibilities, how practical is it?

2017 71

Can a Company Require a Long Drive and Not Pay for a Hotel?

Evil HR Lady

I am not in this situation but a friend of mine is. She works for a company as an outside sales executive. She obviously is exempt from overtime. When she took the job, she was told that her sales area would be in the city she lives while the corporate head quarters are located 2+ hours away. She was told that there may be a quarterly need to come down to corporate for corporate meetings. This has now changed within the last six months to monthly meetings.

Where Do Writers Write? Take A Look…

Ms. Career Girl

Last month I showed you where I write my books. There were many photos of my garden, which is where I do a lot of daydreaming and procrastinating while pretending to work. This month, we’re looking at where other writers write. Take a look… Barbara Claypole White, Echoes of Family.

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Are You Dripping Words on the Page With an Overly Anxious Paintbrush?

Career Trend

It can be overwhelming when putting words onto the blank page. But also easy. All you need is a laptop or tablet and to begin tapping keys. You don’t even have to know how to type; hunt and peck still works for some. Have a thought, extract it from your mind through to your fingers […].

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4 Reasons You Can’t Write Your Own Executive Resume

Executive Career Brand

My first encounter with prospective clients is typically through an email with their resume attached. Often, they’ve written their own resume and state upfront that they’re embarrassed by how bad it is.

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Why You Need a Website for Your Job Search

Career Alley

In job search, marketing is key and having a job search marketing toolkit should be part of your job search plan. Let's face it, most employers will do an extensive web search of each candidate prior to (or certainly during) any interview process. Job Search Branding marketing toolkit personal website

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Go Your Own Way By Setting Up As a Contractor

Corn on the Job

If you work in a hands-on job, you’ve likely learned a lot from various people. You might not have gone to college, but perhaps you went to a vocational school or completed an apprenticeship, and you learned as you earned.

How an Attempt to Save $150 Cost This Employer $354,070

Evil HR Lady

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires that you not discriminate against people with disabilities and that you make reasonable accommodations for a disabled employee. However, the employee has to be capable of doing the “core functions” of a job. That may not be as cut and dried as you might think, as the City of Evanston, Illinois, found out.

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5 ways to make your work day a little bit easier

Ms. Career Girl

Even those who really love their jobs can have days where getting out of the bed and heading into the office feels like a huge trial.

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The Top 10 Reasons Recognition Programs Fail.

HR Capitalist

A valued reader weighs in below on why Recognition programs fail in reaction to this column I wrote over at Thanks Ron! --. At 75, I have witnessed several formal Recognition Programs and have seen the flaws in all of them. The downsides overweigh the upsides.

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“I've Got No Confidence In My Skills. Am I Trapped?”

Career Shifters

Lucy's had enough of work that doesn't challenge or stimulate her. But her career so far has made her a jack of all trades (and master of none). How can you get a foot in the door of work you love when your prior experience won't even get you an interview

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How To Get A Closer Look At Wells Fargo’s Company Culture

Career Realism

How To Get A Closer Look At Wells Fargo’s Company Culture. Work It Daily. As a job seeker who’s pursuing a career at Wells Fargo , you’re encouraged to learn as much as you can about the company before you apply.

???? 50 Career Coaches Who Give Free Consults On Every Topic You Need


A handy directory of top career coaches who let you try before you buy. Photo by Austin Neill. Why do top athletes have coaches? Simple: to get better results, faster.

The Importance of Paid Time Off and Vacation

Evil HR Lady

Americans famously get less paid time off than other developed nations, and yet we don’t manage to use it all. While it may seem better to have your employees working than to have them enjoying their PTO, the reality is that you should want them out of the office. Taking a break is good for them and good for your business. Here’s why and how to get your employees to take advantage of their PTO allotment. Remove the Fear.

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The 4 Most Important Tips for Entrepreneurs

Ms. Career Girl

Being an entrepreneur in today’s world is probably more complex and challenging than ever before.

How To Be A Complete D**k During a Deposition (Google-Style).

HR Capitalist

Who here has every been the subject of a deposition? Who here has ever acted like jerk during a deposition towards an arrogant attorney from the other side? . Great! It's not just me. Just one more thing we have in common.

2017 29

new employee insists we call her “Mrs. _” even though we all use first names

Ask A Manager

I’m moving this week so some posts this week will be reprints from years ago. This one is from February 2014. In this letter, names have been changed for anonymity. A reader writes: I recently hired a new employee in my 7-person department. I am very excited, as she has a great experience and her references were wonderful. She will be a real asset to the team.

I Get Nervous When I See an Attractive Guy/Woman. What Should I Do?

Personal Excellence Blog

(Image: Universal Studios / Entertainment Weekly). “Hi Celes, I have been reading your blog since 2 years ago. Your tips are amazing and have helped me a lot. There is one problem about me that I haven’t read in any article on PE or any other site. This is shameful to admit.

2017 25

Employees Don’t Like How You’re Talking to Them


According to a new study 45% of workers are unhappy with how senior management communicates important information to them – especially remote workers, who are often left completely out of the. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR employee engagement internal communication

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The Boss’s Husband Is a Jerk. Can Getting Along with Him Be Required?

Evil HR Lady

I work for a woman-owned trucking company. Boss Lady has a husband that is always present, but he is not officially on any paperwork as he collects disability. This husband has verbally assaulted a particular driver on two occasions in the past week. As in yelling and chasing after the driver as the driver tried to get away from him. Now the driver has been told that he will only continue to be employed there if he is nice to the husband. My question is basically if this is legal?

2017 53

10 Influential Speakers for Your Monday Motivation

Ms. Career Girl

Whether you’re looking for the motivation to get your side hustle started or you just need a bit of encouragement before starting a long work week, finding the inspiration to get up and moving can be difficult.

2017 52

Mansplaining Gender-Related Harassment.

HR Capitalist

I'm up today over at my other site - Fistful of Talent - with a post called, " A Man’s DIY Guide to Rid Your Company of Gender-Related Harassment ". Here's a taste: "Ready for some mansplaining? Good, because I’m a guy, and damn, it seems like companies are having a hard time avoiding gender-related harassment. So I’m here to help.

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3 Tips For Getting A Job At Medidata Solutions

Career Realism

3 Tips For Getting A Job At Medidata Solutions. Work It Daily. Are you passionate about making the world a better place, searching for a great working environment, and excited by innovation?

Getting Back Into Work After A Long Absence

Corn on the Job

Getting a job is hard enough when you’ve got a good amount of work experience, but things get a whole lot harder if you’ve been out of work for a while.

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7 Most Wanted Work Benefits to Attract Millennials

The Undercover Recruiter

If you’re looking to attract top millennial talent to your company then you might want to look beyond the traditional benefits of pensions, company car, or bonuses (as great as they are).

Google Fires Employee For Expressing an Opinion; Shocked When Employees Don’t Feel Safe Speaking Up

Evil HR Lady

After James Damore published his document “Damore published his document “ Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber ” on an internal message board, and that document was leaked to the press, the internet seemed to freak out. People took up sides and jumped to conclusions (often without reading what Damore had actually said). Google fired Damore.

2017 52

Office Knowledge You Should Definitely Have

Ms. Career Girl

Everyone knows what street-smart is. But check out these tips to keep you office-smart. A little practical office knowledge can go a long way! Use your holiday allowance wisely.

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