August, 2018

7 Great New Books To Celebrate National Women’s Equality Day

Ms. Career Girl

Every day is a chance to celebrate women and promote equality for females everywhere, but we’re taking time out of our day this year to celebrate National Women’s Equality Day with these new books about strong women, written by fearless females.

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Preview: My Personal Branding Session at Lake Texoma, Texas

Career Trend

My Personal Branding Session at Lake Texoma, Texas It may seem that work-life blend is a mystical dream, A fantasy that inspirers use to elevate self esteem. It may be that residing in a rural lake town, Creates images of someone living in a perpetual hoedown.

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7 LinkedIn Things You Should Do. But Probably Don’t

Executive Career Brand

Whether you’re using LinkedIn for executive job search. or career management. or building business, you should want to make it work optimally for you. I review lots of LinkedIn profiles every day, and see some things that still baffle me. People put things on their profiles that don’t belong […]. The post 7 LinkedIn Things You Should Do. But Probably Don’t appeared first on Executive Career Brand. Executive Job Search LinkedIn personal branding

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Feeling Distracted? Follow These Easy Productivity Tips

Professional Resume Services

Distractions are always plentiful, no matter where you work or what you do. Sometimes distractions can get to the point where your work day has ended and you realize you hardly got anything done. This is a real problem today, especially with the technology we have available to us.

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Sorry, HR, You Don’t Get Any Friends at Work

Evil HR Lady

I like people. I like helping people. I like having people over to my house for dinner. In fact, just last night I had Kate Bischoff and her kids over for dinner. Kate’s a work colleague and a friend. It was fabulous. But, if you’re an HR person, you absolutely, positively, should not have people in your client groups over for dinner. If you answer yes to any of the following questions about someone at work, you should never build a friendship with them.

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From Nursing to Own Charity

Career Shifters

“My gut was screaming at me, ‘You have to do this.’”. Holly Penalver had always written off humanitarian work as a pipe dream. But when she saw a problem that needed fixing in the sector, she couldn't resist the challenge.

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5 Steps to Improving Engagement in Meetings

Ms. Career Girl

The interview for that new job you’re hoping to get. The coffee date with your personal hero, and hopefully, future mentor. The make-or-break sales demo with that perfect-fit client. The last-ditch attempt to mend a broken partnership.

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LinkedIn Experts Speak Up About the Biggest LinkedIn Executive Job Search Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

This article came about because of a LinkedIn update I posted recently that included tagging people and hashtags. What my update accomplished reinforces the importance of this practice and other LinkedIn strategy for executive job search, as well as overall career management and business development. Are you posting updates on LinkedIn regularly to engage conversation […].

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Is Impressing Employers a Priority in Your Job Search?

Competitive Resumes

You want career fulfillment, but with minimum effort. That’s the message I get when there’s nothing in your resume, social profiles, or interview answers that clearly demonstrates your value to employers.

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Just When You Thought Team Building Couldn’t Get Worse, Here Comes Cuddle a Co-Worker

Evil HR Lady

Team building events can be good , mediocre, and bad, but until yesterday I hadn’t heard of one that I found completely horrifying. Joanna Holman tweeted this: I think I’ve found the world’s single worst workplace team building activity: Compulsory co-worker cuddling sessions in special tents. There’s even multiple cuddling positions, including some for conflict resolution. This will haunt me [link] (cc. AskAManager ). Joanna Holman (@joannamuses) August 18, 2018.

Job Search Tips from a Recruiter

Workology

Your resume looks great and you’ve been applying to all the major job boards. You get some calls with recruiters, but it’s not really leading to anything. You know there are probably other opportunities out there but you’re not sure how to access them. What else can you try? Automate Your Search Let the job […] Source. HR Effective job search networking job search tips personal branding

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Ready To Start Building Your Personal Brand?

Ms. Career Girl

There was a time when a person’s reputation was one of their most valued possessions. It allowed others to know what to expect from you long before they met you. If that sounds a lot like what we call your personal brand in today’s world, you’re right.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“If wool shrinks when you wash it, why don’t sheep get smaller when it rains?” ” – Unknown. We’re now in the last week of August. What most of us consider summertime is soon to come to an end. Here’s a silly little quote, but one that might, just might, give you a little laugh.

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3 Questions To Ask Yourself When 'What Should I Do?' Isn't Working

Career Shifters

Tired of searching endlessly for ‘your thing’ and coming up empty-handed? Unable to make progress until you know what your future career should be? Sometimes a change in focus can reveal a whole host of new possibilities.

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5 Ways Sentimentality Is Ruining Your Career

Competitive Resumes

I have a Spotify playlist called “Endorphins.” As of today, it contains more than 200 soft rock love songs/somebody-done-somebody-wrong songs. These songs take me somewhere pleasant and calming. I’m sure you have a playlist that does the same for you.

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Why Omarosa Manigault Newman’s Recordings Should Terrify All Business Owners

Evil HR Lady

Omarosa Manigault Newman has a new book coming out, Unhinged , about her time in the Trump White House. I’m sure people who agree with it will proclaim it as gospel truth and people who disagree with it will cry “fake news!” ” That’s not what you should be worried about. Instead, let’s worry about the fact that she secretly recorded meetings. This should be a wake-up call for every business owner and manager out there.

2018 125

How To Be a Courageous Leader

Workology

What do we think of when we envision the ideal leader? Maybe they are the one who has all the answers, the one who everyone goes to. Or maybe they’re cool under pressure, you never see them. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR courage in leadership developing leaders Effective leadership imposter syndrome keith enochs

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Six Tips For Working From Home

Ms. Career Girl

In today’s mobile world, nearly 50% of Americans say they spend at least some time working from home or working remotely.

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“There are times when being strong is the only option.” ” – Adam Scythe. At work and elsewhere, sometimes what is happening to you, and going on around you, seem so very painful and hard to endure. You can cry, you can run and you can hide.

2018 130

From Corporate Life to Portfolio Career

Career Shifters

“I felt I was letting my employer down by not going back.”. Vicki Weinberg had had a tough year; when the time came to return to work, she simply wasn't ready.

2018 162

5 Ways Job Seekers Should Act Like a Consultant

Competitive Resumes

Many job seekers approach their job searches as if they were waiting for someone to tell them what to do. I have seen professionals of all levels behave this way. People naturally take the path of least resistance. They want to write a resume quickly and toss it… Click To Tweet.

2018 130

Outsourcing in Response to Business Transformations: 3 Tips for Success

Evil HR Lady

Often, organizations consider outsourcing in response to business transformations an unpleasant choice, but that doesn’t have to be the case. The idea that other people are needed to handle responsibilities might be the best — or only — way to handle growth. It’s easy to become over-extended as you expand, and it’s important that the C-suite’s energy is focused on maintaining the organization’s core functions.

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Ep 149 – Women in HR Tech

Workology

This is a special podcast episode devoted to women who work in the human resources technology industry. In this episode, we are talking to three impressive women who work in HR tech. You’ll hear. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. This is a special podcast episode devoted to women who work in the human resources technology industry. In this episode, we are talking to three impressive women who work in HR tech.

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5 Tips for Working Moms to Survive the Back-to-School Hustle

Ms. Career Girl

From the moment my daughter got out of school in May to the end of July, was a complete blur. It was a blur of summer camp, work, travel, deadlines, proposals and pool parties. The fact that she was going back to school in three weeks had not occurred to me. When it did, I panicked.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“One can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind.” ” – Mayan Proverb. Kindness is a variable blend of being friendly, generous and considerate. It is a unique act in a moment’s time, as well as a quality of character that lasts a lifetime.

2018 130

Stress Relief at Work With Walking Meditation

Jobacle

Guided meditation of any type is not a cure-all. Only people with something to sell will tell you that a meditation walk will help you be free of all tension. It can, however, dramatically improve the quality of life.

2018 158

From Newspapers to Design Consultancy

Career Shifters

“My enthusiasm had dwindled. It wasn't the job I'd first started.”. Kathryn George's workplace was changing – and it felt soul-destroying. After seeking out support from a wide range of sources, she decided to strike out alone.

2018 141

How Unconscious Bias Almost Killed My Friend

Evil HR Lady

My friend Leesha almost died due to unconscious bias against obese women when her doctors dismissed her extremely high blood pressure as simply nerves for being in the hospital. Leesha went to see her doctor, complaining of shortness of breath and tachycardia (an abnormally high heart rate). She also has a history of blood clots (due to a genetic disorder) that have almost killed her multiple times.

2018 121

The Recruitment Process is Broken: Where Do We Go From Here?

Workology

I started in HR as a Recruiting Coordinator in the days before ATS, smart phones, and any of the tools we think we needed to be effective in talent acquisition. Back then, I scored most of my gigs through staffing agencies, including my first job in HR. I worked with (and sometimes for) various staffing […] Source.

2018 105

Five Tips to Ace your Skype Interview

Ms. Career Girl

Are you looking for a new job? Considering relocating to a new city or country? Then you may be asked to complete a Skype interview for your new position. If you are not used to Skype, sitting in front of a webcam for an interview can be an intimidating experience.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Never treat anything you do as a steppingstone. Do it fully, and follow it completely.” ” – Mira Nair.

2018 130

Welcoming Generation Z to the Workforce

Jobacle

The mid-90s might feel like just yesterday, but believe it or not, those who were just starting to crawl during this period are now already mature enough to be granted adult status.

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Three Ways Machine Learning Has Changed the Recruitment Process Forever

Career Alley

Over the years and with the ever-growing businesses, recruiting new talents has been a time consuming and tiresome exercise. Talk about the sift through a sea of resumes with an aim of finding the right candidate for a vacancy in your business. Isn’t it discouraging? Find your Dream Job Recruitment

2018 141

Randomized-Controlled Study: Wellness Programs Don’t Work

Evil HR Lady

Eating better and exercising more are common sense things that most of us should do. And so it makes sense that a program at work that encourages these things will help us be healthier, which will, in turn, mean we’ll show up to work and not need quite so much health care. That’s a common thought and that’s what previous studies have shown. But, a new study flips that on its head.

2018 120

How to Manage, Hire and Lead Your Remote Workforce

Workology

One of the biggest challenges for companies today is that our workforces are becoming more decentralized. Managers are leading teams that are in different locations or working remotely. This makes communication challenging as we get less face time with team members and organizational leaders, but also it makes hiring equally challenging. I should know, I […] Source. HR Work remote work remote worker remote workers work from home

2018 98

Dealing With Death – You Are Not Alone!

Ms. Career Girl

If you’ve ever had the traumatic experience of dealing with death, you remember it all too well. While in some cultures death of a loved one is celebrated, in most Western cultures it is a time of hurt, loss, and confusion.

2018 178

In Memoriam: John McCain

Sklover Working Wisdom

“It was not the man who was great, but the man’s passion to serve a purpose greater than himself.”. – Jack McCain. His Son. I cannot say more than others are today saying about John McCain. I will only say that he was someone about whom you could say to your children “That is a person you should try to be like.”. 2018 Alan L. Sklover. All Rights Reserved and Strictly Enforced

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