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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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

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It’s Not Okay to Ask a Job Candidate if She’s Planning to Have a Baby

Evil HR Lady

“Are you planning on getting pregnant in the next two years ?” ” is a question best left to physicians, and definitely not hiring managers or mothers-in-law. While the question isn’t, technically, illegal in the United States, it can definitely lead towards illegal discrimination if you ask it. Asking questions about race, gender, pregnancy status , etc.,

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Career Changer: What to do when you doubt your ideas + grapple with fear

Career Trend

The idea of a slimmer, more toned body spurs me to try on new habits and behaviors. I: start a new exercise routine; become more resourceful in food prep; actively resist temptation, replacing unhealthy snacks with a sumptuous book or by engaging in a body-fueling, light-hearted activity.

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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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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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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?

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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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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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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 […].

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).

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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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

Your Way Out: Escaping The Dead-End Job

Career Alley

It’s a sorry situation that more and more people in the working world are starting to find themselves in. There’s security in a dead-end job, some might think, but security isn’t enough for everyone. If you’ve been in a job for years and you’re starting to see the walls close in on you, it’s time to pay attention to those alarm bells. Once you’ve identified a dead-end job, you have to figure out how to get out of it. Career advice Careers Job Search

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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.

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.

Active vs. Passive Candidates: Recruiting on Baseless Merit

The Undercover Recruiter

Here’s a topic that’s near and dear to my heart: recruiters’ and employers’ preference of sourcing and hiring passive (non-job-seeking) candidates over active (job-seeking) candidates, and discrimination against the unemployed or anyone seeking employment.

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.

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.

What Are the Best Paid Jobs in the Healthcare Sector?

Career Alley

The increasing demand and competitive salaries make the healthcare sector a very appealing one for a lot of people. If this is a career path you are interested in, you may be feeling at a bit of a loss regarding where to start. Career Opportunities Healthcare Healthcare Careers Top Paid Jobs

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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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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.

How to Say No at Work

The Undercover Recruiter

Perhaps the most important skill to learn at work is prioritization. By taking on some projects and declining others, it is possible to control your work quality more effectively, something that is absolutely crucial.

How to Dress the Part and Win at Work

Ms. Career Girl

Whether it’s fair or not, you’d be surprised how much your appearance can play a role in how business associates view you. Showing up with wrinkled clothing and out-of-place hair can have an unwelcome effect on your career.

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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.

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Important Features on LinkedIn You Should Be Using

Professional Resume Services

LinkedIn offers so many features, but it can be difficult to know which ones to use and how to use them. The reality is many executives aren’t using the right features, and some of the features they are using aren’t being used properly.

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?

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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?

5 Ways to Hire a Candidate that Matches your Company Culture

The Undercover Recruiter

Company culture is the DNA of your workforce, and is made up of the goals, vision and values of every employee. Depending on the culture fit of your next hire, they can either reinforce your company’s mission, or they can dilute it.

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.

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