July, 2017

In Business With a Friend? Yes, It CAN Work!

Ms. Career Girl

2017 219

Are We Biased? Kristen Pressner Says Yes She Is

Competitive Resumes

Today, I am sharing with my conversation with Kristen Pressner. This show is a slight departure from straight job search advice and this show may not apply directly to your job search. You’ll glean a few things, but this is to self-examine and become more self-aware of your own biases.

2017 202

Executive: Tips for Reclaiming Career Joy

Career Trend

Whether you are an executive actively exploring a career transition or you passively are seeing what’s out there, the desire to jump ship likely is motivated by one thing: “finding career joy.” ” This may sound a bit squishy to some.

2017 174

So You’ve Been Laid Off… Now What?

Professional Resume Services

No matter how you look at it, getting laid off from your job is never fun. You may have been expecting it for weeks or months, or you may have been caught completely off guard. Regardless of the circumstances, there are some things you should do and shouldn’t do immediately following a layoff.

2017 164

Just a Reminder: Express Gratitude At Work Today

Sklover Working Wisdom

Every once in a while, we take a moment to remind you of perhaps the easiest, yet most effective, way of to gain an important kind of leverage at work: being a person who expresses gratitude to managers, colleagues and subordinates.

2017 164

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Executive: Tips for Reclaiming Career Joy

Career Trend

Whether you are an executive actively exploring a career transition or you passively are seeing what’s out there, the desire to jump ship likely is motivated by one thing: “finding career joy.” ” This may sound a bit squishy to some.

2017 162

Could Setting a Timeline Prove Beneficial to Your Job Search?

Professional Resume Services

A job search has many ups and downs. You could be on cloud nine when you receive an opportunity to interview, but then fall back down when you don’t get the job. Keeping a level mindset is difficult, but necessary during your hunt for a new job. It’s easy to take a break from your job search.

2017 158

In Japan, Working From Home Is a Government Supported Activity

Evil HR Lady

Americans love to telecommute. 34 percent of Americans work at least 4 days a week from home. Only 4 percent of Japanese work from home at least one day per week. The Japanese government wants this to change. Two big reasons: To increase productivity and to prepare for the influx of visitors for the 2020 summer Olympics. Quartz reports : The reasons behind the government’s push for telecommuting are also gaining urgency.

5 Nifty LinkedIn Hacks That Make Executive Job Search Easier

Executive Career Brand

If you’re actively in a job-hunt, you know that it’s hard and takes a lot of time. I suspect that if you knew about ways to make it easier, and save time doing the job search things you need to do, you’d grab on to them.

2017 156

A Writer’s Space

Ms. Career Girl

Editor’s note: This is the seventh in a series of 12. Find the others here. You need space, yes you do. If you want to write, you need a space all to yourself. You need a place for scribbling, drafting, drawing, and editing.

2017 207

From Fashion to Millinery

Career Shifters

“I felt something was missing in my work and I wanted to find out what that was.”. Joanne Edwards knew her job wasn't going to be a 'forever' career. So, she test-drove her many different creative interests until she found one that felt like a perfect fit. Here's how she did it

4 critical accomplishments needed in your new position

Cube Rules

There are four critical accomplishments you need to have when you start a new position. None of them relate to your job skills and have little to do with your interview. Instead, you need to learn how things get done in your new job. How you can fit into the team. What your manager tells […].

Here’s How Summer Is the Best Time for Networking!

Professional Resume Services

Whether you’re a brand new executive or you have years of experience, you should know by now that summer is one of the best times of the year for networking. You can spend hours working on resumes and cover letters during the colder months, but now is the time to disperse them to your best contacts.

2017 151

How to Shut Down Daily Workplace Sexism From Sexists

Competitive Resumes

Editor’s note: Beth Leslie is the editor of the Inspiring Interns blog. Her bio is at the end of this article. In the West, women have won the right to enter the workforce en masse. They have won the right to work in industries once assumed to be the exclusive domain of men.

2017 149

Avoid These 3 Self-Sabotaging Social Media Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

A robust online presence is great for your personal brand and executive job search, but not all publicity is good publicity. There is such a thing as bad PR, when it comes to landing an executive job.

Florida: Not Business As Usual For Millennials!

Ms. Career Girl

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Enterprise Florida for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. For those who have little or no first-hand experiences, the mention of Florida might conjure up images of Spring Break or retirement.

Is This Time Theft?

Evil HR Lady

I have a question which hopefully you can answer this before I make a mistake and argue my point. I work as a paramedic which I work on an ambulance and with a partner. We just received a memo stating if for any reason our partner didn’t show up to work we would not be paid until we had a partner to work with. They are calling it “Theft of Time” and state it is the same as stealing money from the company.

2017 147

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Hope is patience with the lamp lit.” ” – Tertullian. I love the simplicity of this quote, as well as its applicability to the workplace. Patience is truly a virtue, and needs to be practiced at work. That’s for sure.

2017 130

Clean up Your LinkedIn Profile This Summer With These Tips!

Professional Resume Services

While most companies are hiring professionals and executives throughout the year, the summer months tend to be a little slower. With people taking time off to go on vacation and spending time away from the office, the hiring process takes a little longer than usual.

2017 151

Is a Portfolio Career a Good Choice for You with Mac Pritchard

Competitive Resumes

Perhaps by the end of this show, you’ll consider creating a portfolio career. Welcome back to the last show of the Summer season, and boy is this an informative one!

2017 149

How to Network Into the Goldmine of Hidden Executive Jobs

Executive Career Brand

If you’re in any way involved in executive job search, I’m sure you’ve often heard and read that networking – face-to-face, on LinkedIn and elsewhere online – plays a key role in landing a good-fit gig. Most of my executive job-seeking clients understand the value of networking.

2017 139

When To Channel Your Inner Entrepreneur

Ms. Career Girl

You’re sitting in your chair at work, the same place you’ve worked for years and random thoughts suddenly race across your brain. Things like, “Could I do more? Could I make more? Do I need a boss or could I be that boss?” And those thoughts energize you rather than scare you.

The Most Popular Corporate Jargon by State

Evil HR Lady

We love to use business jargon, even though 88 percent of Americans have only pretended to understand jargon spouted by a co-worker. However, apparently, we don’t use the same jargon in every state. Textio looked through over a million job postings and pulled out the jargon most popular in each state. In addition, they found that jargon filled job postings actually took longer to fill –three times as long as a job description that stayed away from the jargon.

2017 145

The expert interview on jobs, interviews, and careers at Vocate

Cube Rules

I was fortunate to be able to provide some of the Cubicle Warrior perspective on jobs, interviews, and careers over at Vocate. It’s a pretty long, wide-ranging interview.

2017 130

Does A “Summer Break” Apply to Your Job Search Efforts?

Professional Resume Services

School’s out for summer… but what about your job search? Just because many executives and high-level employees go on summer vacation doesn’t mean you can take a summer break on your job search.

2017 141

Seasonal Unemployment Rules Working Moms Ought To Know

Competitive Resumes

. Summer is here, and it’s a common to see teenagers going around searching for seasonal jobs. Working moms like me are also on the lookout for employment as taking on a short-term job enables me to make ends meet.

2017 141

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Solitude is the soul’s holiday.” ” – Katrina Kenison. Solitude may result in loneliness. or it might not. Solitude may be avoidance of others. or it might not.

2017 130

How to Choose the Right College

Ms. Career Girl

High school students find choosing the right college to be extremely overwhelming. It’s an emotional time full of big decisions and rites of passage. In the midst of all this, it’s expected of students to rationally think about their career choice and academic future.

2017 202

5 Simple Things the US Should Adopt from Europe

Evil HR Lady

I’m an American who lives in Europe — Switzerland to be exact , and I’m home for a visit. I love Europe and I love America, but both could use a bit of infusion from the other to make things better off. And when I say Europe, I want to acknowledge that there is no “European” culture or policy or procedure. Each country is very different!)

2017 140

What skills are needed for a successful job interview

Cube Rules

A lot of articles about doing a job interview talk about how to prepare for an interview. I do as well. But most articles don’t talk about the skills you need to have successful job interviews. This one does. Skills are a bit different than a list of things to do to prepare for a […].

2017 130

Could You Be Committing These Networking Mistakes?

Professional Resume Services

Any job seeker knows how important networking is. However, even a minor mistake can lead to major consequences in your job search. Taking executive level personal branding seriously is important, since hiring managers look for that when talking to candidates face-to-face.

2017 130

The One Reason I Have Deleted Your Connection Request and Employers Won’t Hire You

Competitive Resumes

I understand why employers won’t hire you. Lots of connection requests. So little tolerance for ignorance. It doesn’t make any sense. I’m not a superstar, but I love to write, hack, reimagine, help, consult, and “let my freak flag fly.”

2017 141

“You expect me to believe THAT??!!”

Sklover Working Wisdom

It really is true: 7% of all American adults who drink milk believe chocolate milk comes from brown cows. According to a nationally representative online survey commissioned by the Innovation Center of U.S. Dairy, 16.4 million milk-drinking adults are of that belief.

2017 130

5 Surefire Ways to Be the Right Candidate

Ms. Career Girl

Getting a job is now harder than it ever was. Even with all the necessary certification, candidates are finding it hard to get into their dream careers. This is mostly because graduates are increasing in number, and most of their jobs are limited.

2017 191