November, 2018

Nothing Sells Better than Enthusiasm in the Job Interview

Ms. Career Girl

Job seekers are often surprised when they don’t receive a job offer after an interview. They wonder, “Why wasn’t I selected? What went wrong?” But imagine this scenario: I want to work in your company, but in my interview with you, I sit in a cowering posture and with downcast eyes.

2018 237

Top 10 Ways to Build Your Online Personal Brand with LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

Among the many benefits LinkedIn offers both job seekers and careerists, it is one of the best places to build your online personal brand and differentiate the unique value you offer your target employers. Don’t believe me? Try Googling “your name” right now.

2018 226

Forget Talent and Get to Work

Evil HR Lady

I gave a TedX talk back in May and it’s finally up on YouTube. ?. The post Forget Talent and Get to Work appeared first on Evil HR Lady. Exclusive EHRL

2018 199

From Teaching to Portfolio Career

Career Shifters

“The pressure was crushing me.”. David Preston had been in the same profession for most of his working life, but a stressful new role left him no choice but to quit without a back-up plan.

2018 207

How to Answer the Interview Questions Surrounding Short-Term and Long-Term Goals

Professional Resume Services

One of the questions every interviewer will ask their interviewee revolves around their short-term and long-term goals, even if you state this information in your executive resume biography.

2018 141

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.” ” – Lucy Larcom. Whether it is the temperature outside, or the way others seem to treat you, the cold can make you feel downright uncomfortable, and tempted to withdraw inside yourself.

2018 130

Take A Vacation. It May Save Your Life.

Ms. Career Girl

Do not follow your mother’s example! If you have ever heard yourself say, “Mirror, mirror on the wall, I am my mother after all,” I suggest you look again when it comes to work habits and taking vacations. Because a vacation may save your life.

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What I Learned When I Gave a TEDx Talk

Evil HR Lady

I love to speak. In fact, I feel more comfortable in front of a microphone than at a networking event. So, when my friend and colleague Kristen Pressner suggested I give a TEDx talk, I was like, sure, no problem.

2018 190

4 Unexpected Things That Might Happen When You Make A Career Change

Career Shifters

They're scary. They're exhilarating. And if you're not prepared to deal with them, you might as well stay in your current career. Here, Natasha shares four curveball side effects of shifting careers you probably haven't considered. How many are you ready for

2018 207

3 Ways to Figure Out Who to Address a Cover Letter To

Professional Resume Services

The most basic piece of advice to consider with your executive resume cover letter is to make the greeting personal. The generic greeting of “To Whom It May Concern” is no longer an acceptable way to begin your cover letter, as it’s too impersonal.

For Thanksgiving Day:

Sklover Working Wisdom

“On many holidays, we celebrate our independence. On Thanksgiving, we acknowledge our dependence.”. – William Jennings Bryan. 2018 Alan L. Sklover All Rights Reserved. Commercial Use Prohibited

2018 130

How Women are Changing the Face of Construction

Ms. Career Girl

Construction has traditionally been a male-dominated field and that is still the case today with less than 10 percent of construction workers being female.

5 Transformative Executive Job Search FAQs

Executive Career Brand

In executive job search strategy sessions, my clients and I discuss all kinds of obstacles and issues they’re dealing with, or have concerns about. Over the years, I’ve kept track of these things, and have written blog posts addressing the ones that come up all the time.

2018 145

The White House Shouldn’t Have Revoked Jim Acosta’s Credentials because CNN Should Have Fired Him First

Evil HR Lady

There’s a standard story in recruiting where a candidate for a high-level position treats the receptionist poorly. As a result, the hiring manager rejects the candidate because anyone who treats a receptionist that way isn’t the type of person you’d want to hire.

2018 172

From Marketing to Portfolio Career

Career Shifters

“I realised my job was making me truly miserable.”. Catherine Allison wanted to make a success of her role, but between workload struggles and poor cultural fit, it simply wasn't happening.

2018 207

3 Tips for Writing a Career Change Resume

Professional Resume Services

There may come a time in your career when you’re ready for a change. Obvious challenges are present when making a career change, and none are more evident than trying to write resumes that get you hired. Some of your skills may transfer over to your new career, but many of them won’t.

2018 130

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“When someone tells me ‘no’ it doesn’t mean I can’t do it. It simply means I can’t do it with them.” ” – Karen E. Quinones. I can attest to having this experience maybe 100 times in my life.

2018 130

Four Ways to Prevent Empty Nest Syndrome

Ms. Career Girl

How many times have you wondered what it would be like when your children left the nest? Were you expecting the day to come? Did you believe the inevitable empty nest syndrome scenario would be a reality in your life? If you are anything like me, you answer would be, ”not really.”.

2018 207

Is Executive Career Planning Still Possible in the New World of Work?

Executive Career Brand

[Guest post by blogger Frankie Wallace] The world of work as we know it is changing almost faster than we can master our current roles.

2018 149

This Woman is Serving 10 Years in Prison for Lying to Get a Job

Evil HR Lady

You should never lie on your resume , but if you do, the punishment in the United States tends to be super mild. If you get caught (and there’s always a chance you won’t), you may not get the job, get fired, or be publicly humiliated. But you’re very unlikely to serve time in jail. The rest of the world doesn’t operate in the same way. An unidentified Greek woman is currently serving prison time because she lied on her resume.

2018 156

“I've Got No Idea What I'm Good At – So How Can I Change Career?”

Career Shifters

Manali has always known she was in the wrong line of work. But when she thinks of exploring her options elsewhere, paralysis sets in. How do you get started on a shift when you can't be sure where your talents lie

2018 188

How to Take Your Executive Resume Summary to the Next Level

Professional Resume Services

Everyone has their own opinions about what part of a resume is the most important. The truth is you don’t really know which part is most important, since every hiring manager is different when it comes to what they prefer to see.

2018 130

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“When life is sweet, say thank you and celebrate. When life is bitter, say thank you and grow.” ” – Unknown. So simple. So simply put. So simply applied. And so true. Whether at work, at home, or elsewhere, bear in mind that the darkness is the messenger of the coming light.

2018 130

How to Straight-White-Man-ify Your Resume in 8 Simple Steps (Wink*!)

Ms. Career Girl

One of the key ingredients of any great resume is its ability to convey a sense of who you are as a unique individual. Unless, of course, you are not a straight white male, in which case you want to hide as much of that uniqueness as possible.

2018 196

5 Essential Things To Research Before Your Executive Job Interviews

Executive Career Brand

Preparation is critical before any executive job interview. Entering the interview armed with knowledge not only differentiates you as a more informed and potentially valuable candidate, it will help ease you through this often most stressful aspect of executive job search. Another big bonus: This kind of research will help you assess the company to […]. The post 5 Essential Things To Research Before Your Executive Job Interviews appeared first on Executive Career Brand.

2018 130

How Gen Z Should Use LinkedIn

Evil HR Lady

Sure, some recruiters will show up on campus , but most aren’t looking specifically for new grads, so you need to get a way to get your information in front of all these recruiters. You may assume that LinkedIn isn’t the place to be–it’s where your mom looks for a job. But, because it’s where recruiters are, a LinkedIn profile is a great way to make a splash in the professional world, even when you’re inexperienced.

2018 148

Wrangling Down Years of Experience to Create an Executive Resume Foundation

Career Trend

Building a firm foundation for your executive resume is essential for career resume traction. Here are 3 tips. The post Wrangling Down Years of Experience to Create an Executive Resume Foundation appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. executive resumes executive resume writing service

2018 130

3 Reasons Why Setting Realistic Career Goals is Important

Professional Resume Services

Focusing on the goals you’ve set for yourself can keep you motivated even when times are tough. However, the top resume writing services always see people set unrealistic or overly-ambitious goals, which often ends up hurting them more than helping.

2018 130

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“People forget the years and remember the moments.” ” – Ann Beattie. It’s quite something. I bet you remember the moment you received your last job offer, and, too, the moment you received your most recent promotion. The years in between? Well, they seem to go by in a blur.

2018 130

5 Essential Things All Female Entrepreneurs Need to Know

Ms. Career Girl

We’ll get this out of the way: It’s not as easy to be a female entrepreneur. You’re surprised, right? You’re not surprised.) The various obstacles and inequalities that women encounter extend to the business world.

From Office to Outdoors

Career Shifters

“Everything about my job screamed 'This isn't me!'”. Following a serious car accident, outdoors-lover Catherine Hanna found herself desk-bound, stressed and unhappy at work. Then, an insightful colleague opened her eyes to a simple truth that changed everything.

2018 179

Should you threaten to quit to get a raise?

Evil HR Lady

I work in as an Executive Assistant and a Human Resource Officer (kinda). I am just about to graduate with a BS in Psych with an emphasis in HR. I have been gunning for an early promotion because I have cleared my career ladder (completed/accomplished all requirements at top of my career ladder) and I have taken on two other roles, HR and Office Manager.

2018 148

Executive Resume Writers + Fake News

Career Trend

Are you worried about hiring an executive resume writing service that is less than ethical in regards to the executive resume writing process and your job search? If so, you will want to read this article to vet out your next executive career storyteller.

2018 130

How to Show Your Soft Skills During an Interview

Professional Resume Services

Many professionals get caught up in trying to make their hard skills and expertise sound good, and forget to highlight the soft skills they have. When you’re talking about high-level executive positions, every candidate will have similar hard skills on their resumes and cover letters.

2018 130

Preparing for Your First Interview in Years

Jobacle

If you’ve been in one job or with a single company for years, the idea of making a change can be intimidating. Whether it’s been five years, ten or more since your last interview, things have likely changed.

2018 169

Here’s How To Start Taking The Work Out of Networking

Ms. Career Girl

It might just be the longest four-letter word in the English language. For most of us, networking ranges somewhere between loathsome and terrifying. But what if there was a way to make it much less so? What if there was a way to take the work out of networking?

2018 187

5 Reasons Why the MBA Is Still Relevant

Career Alley

A lot of people tend to play down the importance of an MBA in an increasingly high-tech world or because of the sheer number of people who hold them. Others are told you cannot advance in your career without earning an advanced degree like an MBA. Launch your Career College Degree MBA

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