June, 2017

How Will You Stand Out at Your Next Job Fair? Use a Handbill

Competitive Resumes

Everyone usually has one goal attending a networking event or a job fair: To meet the right person to get the next step. So, use a handbill! In this episode, I discuss with Jessica Dillard, the founder of Dillard and Associates an old school solution to a current problem.

Tips to Bag the Job You Want Without Experience

Ms. Career Girl

The post Tips to Bag the Job You Want Without Experience appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Anurag Gupta. His bio follows. Thousands of young, ambitious girls graduate every year facing a tricky question- how to get their foot in the door without any work experience?

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Do Cover Letters Really Matter in Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

Opinions vary on whether or not cover letters are even read – or needed – in job search. Although it’s true that some people won’t even look at them, they probably will notice if you DON’T include one.

Writing Every Day – 9 Tips to Write Daily

Jobacle

Writing every day is not always easy but it is imperative in order to stay on top of the craft. At least for me. I’m always amazed at how swiftly “skills atrophy” can creep into your life.

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When HR Makes a $2,666,594.03 Mistake

Evil HR Lady

We’ve all made mistakes at work , but have you made a $2,666,594.03 mistake? On one employee? Hold onto your hats, because you don’t want this to happen to you. Here’s what happened. Trico Products Corporation laid off Francois El-Hayek after 28 years of service. He was supposed to receive 34 weeks worth of severance pay in exchange for signing a general release. (A

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LinkedIn Hashtags: A New Personal Brand-Building Tactic

Executive Career Brand

Promote Your Personal Brand Promise with LinkedIn Hashtags. Feeling inundated by those little cross-hatch figures or pound signs? No wonder. Hashtags are everywhere. It seems that anytime you see any kind of online communication – on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, etc. –

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The Ultimate Healthy Work Lunch Guide

Jobacle

You sit at an office desk all day, making phone calls and working on “important projects,” but if a healthy work lunch is not on the top of your mind, think again!

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My Co-Workers Tattle on Me

Evil HR Lady

I have two high-achieving women that give my errors to management when they see them. I know because they receive a call on what I’m working on and then I see supervisors looking at that case just no notes. I take the time to learn my job and become faster and more accurate. Now I’ve been placed on a Performance Improvement Plan. How can I ensure management that I am a great employee but take longer to get there?

Why All Your Career Ideas Feel Uninspiring And Unreachable (And What To Do About It)

Career Shifters

Struggling to find a career idea you're really excited about? Feeling like a stuck record, going over and over the same old ground? Natasha shares a simple metaphor to help you understand why you're not moving forward with your shift, and what you can do to open up fresh, exciting options

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How to Make a Personal Business Card for Networking Today (at no cost)

Competitive Resumes

You need a personal business card today! If you don’t do anything for your job search today, make it easier for any job fair vendor, new contact you meet in person or online, or anyone you are exchanging value.

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Imagine: Working For Passion, Pleasure, and Profit

Ms. Career Girl

The post Imagine: Working For Passion, Pleasure, and Profit appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. A lot has changed in the world since you and I were born into it. As a kid, I watched my parents do life and work with a pretty fatalistic mindset.

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Skills Gap? No, Wage Gap

Hiring Technical People

I keep hearing about the “Skills gap.” ” There is no skills gap. There is a gap between what employers want to pay and what people are willing to work for. I read an article this morning that prompted this post: Talk of a skills gap in the labor market is ‘an incredible cop out’ Let me phrase this a little more elegantly: There is a gap of cheap and skilled labor. . If you are willing to pay for training, there are many people who would gladly work for you.

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Get Yourself Together: 8 Tips for Improving Video Interviewing Skills

Jobacle

Contributed by LiveCareer. At least 50 percent of the nation’s employment managers now use video interviewing at some point in their screening process. Yet, most job seekers are less than confident in their onscreen interviewing skills.

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Building Company Pride: Making Your Office a Great Place to Work

Evil HR Lady

When your team has strong company pride, it increases unity and makes for a better working environment. People who are proud of their place of work are likely to recommend their friends to work there and to do business with that firm. How do you build company pride? It Starts at the Top, but Not in the Way You Think. If the boss is always talking about how great his company is, it can be off-putting.

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Could Summer Be the Best Time for Networking?

Professional Resume Services

Is it worth it to spend your summer improving your networking connections? The summer generally isn’t viewed as the best time of year to drum up new business or make new connections.

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Five Ways to Fight Job Search Depression Today and Tomorrow

Competitive Resumes

It’s easy to say get counseling during a job search depression. It’s not simple to do. We focus on the obstacles and forgetting our cheering section. All of the burdens of life are shouldered because you know your family is expecting you to “carry your weight!”

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STEM Education: The Foundation of Tomorrow’s Workforce (and Today’s!)

Ms. Career Girl

The post STEM Education: The Foundation of Tomorrow’s Workforce (and Today’s!) appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Martha Daniel. Her bio follows. Learning STEM Subjects in the Modern Digital Classroom Remains Key to Societal Success.

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Jobvite Publishes New & Needed Source of Hire Data (#RNL17)

HR Capitalist

As I mentioned earlier this week, I'm just coming off a couple of days at Recruiter Nation Live 2017 , a conference put on by the good folks at Jobvite. Great show and good people, glad I went.

12 Rules to Giving Negative Feedback

The Undercover Recruiter

Sadly, looking after your team of employees does not just mean offering encouragement and turning out a regular paycheck. It also means you need to give some negative feedback from time to time , if you want to keep them on track and help them reach their full potential.

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3 Tips to Leverage SEO for Recruitment

Evil HR Lady

Lots … and lots … and lots … of people want to work for big-named tech giants. But for smaller businesses without the name recognition, using some tricks of the trade to climb up the search engine ladder — a process better known as search engine optimization (SEO) — can go a long way toward helping them reach many more people than the average small business, giving them a hiring advantage over their peers in the industry. Does this cost a fortune?

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Data: The Most Important Part of the Employer Brand

Blogging4jobs

Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, oh my! The race for creating and cultivating the best employer brand is in full effect. Content has long been regarded as king and while that is. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR analytics data employer brand

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Here are a Couple of Career Lessons to Learn from Kevin Durant

Competitive Resumes

For those of us who nearly obsessed with Kevin Durant’s move to the Golden State Warriors, we forgot there were a team of champions before Durant arrived. Many of us basketball fans were engaged the entire year with what was going on at Golden State.

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Ready to Give up on Your Job Search? Not Yet!

Ms. Career Girl

The post Ready to Give up on Your Job Search? Not Yet! appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. It’s true what people say—looking for a full-time job really is a full-time job. With all the searching, prep work, resume tweaking, interviewing, and feedback, it can be an emotional roller coaster.

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Anyone Can Be a Recruiter, Right? (#RNL17)

HR Capitalist

It's a profession with limited barriers to entry and literally a million agency/corporate positions available. It's a profession where the hardest workers and the most entrepreneurial usually get the best results.

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What’s the Number One Interview Question to Ask?

The Undercover Recruiter

We all have one. That killer question that nobody else has thought of. The one that will tell you everything you need to know about that candidate. The one you wished you were asked when you were being interviewed. There are some that will stay with you forever and you hope your candidates will too. View Article. What’s the Number One Interview Question to Ask? Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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Should You Declare July 3rd an Additional Holiday This Year?

Evil HR Lady

July 4th is a federal holiday, so lots of businesses close. US law certainly doesn’t require you to close your business, nor does it require you to pay your employees extra if they do work on the 4th, but most likely, your company considers it a holiday. This year, the 4th is on a Tuesday, so I’m going to make a radical proposal: Treat the 3rd like a holiday as well. Here’s why: An Awesome Four Day Weekend.

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How to Identify and Handle Low Performers

Blogging4jobs

A chain is only as strong as its weakest link, and a company is only as strong as its lowest-performing employees. At first, this analogy may appear to be an overreach—after all, how can one or even. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR feedback firing low performers motivation

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How to Build CareerKred with Ryan Rhoten

Competitive Resumes

Glad to have my friend Ryan Rhoten back on the show to discuss his first book, CareerKred: 4 Simple Steps to Build Your Digital Brand & Boos Credibility In Your Career. We discuss in depth the importance of brand building in 2017 and how critical it is to establish credibility online.

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How to Define Success || 4 Theories from 4 Successful Business Women

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Define Success || 4 Theories from 4 Successful Business Women appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Jessica K. Her bio follows. Life’s been moving at the speed of light for me lately.

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Sometimes Great Teammates Decide To Let Co-Workers Live With the Consequences of Stupid Decisions.

HR Capitalist

Sometime after your first year with your company, you start to settle in. All the onboarding is complete, the honeymoon is over and you've accurately assessed your job as a mix of positives and negatives. If you're still there and not on the market after a year, that generally means you're content.

What it Takes to Be a Happy Employee

Jobacle

When employees begin to feel unhappy about their environment they tend to slack off and give only a portion of what they have to offer. The good news is that there are many ways to improve the work environment and make employees happy.

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Don’t Promote Your Best Techs, but Give Them a Raise

Evil HR Lady

he natural order of things is that you work hard, become proficient in what you do, and then get promoted to management, right? That’s how companies often work, and while sometimes it’s an effective strategy, it fails miserably in many cases. Because “managing” is not like “doing.”. What does that mean? Well, let’s say you’re really good with customers—have a great rapport, and they trust you. You work quickly and accurately, and people praise your work.

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5 Ways Recruiting has Become a Collaborative Process

Blogging4jobs

Hiring the wrong candidate doesn’t just affect the hiring manager; it affects the company as a whole and the people that work hard to keep it afloat. If someone is not on board with the values and. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR company culture employee networks hiring recruiting unconscious bias values

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Is it Realistic to Leverage a College Degree to Obtain a Job?

Competitive Resumes

Congratulations to all of you who obtained their college degree this season! Is your degree leverage for employment? Since it is graduation season, and many college graduates are moving forward with life, how many are actually employed with a job in their major?

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