December, 2018

Make a Fresh Start for Your Job Search

Career Alley

Job search can be a long and challenging process, but it doesn't have to be. If you've not had any success in your job search then maybe it's time to change your approach. Find your Dream Job gear job search gear job search planning

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Holiday Book Gift Guide for the Career Girl Who Doesn’t Have Time to Shop

Ms. Career Girl

As the days get shorter and your workload gets heavier, we know how difficult it is to handpick gifts for all of your family and friends. The one gift everyone will love this year? A brand-new book.

2018 280

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How Science Predicts a Bad or Good First Impression in an Executive Job Interview

Executive Career Brand

How to Ace Your First Impression in Executive Job Interviews First impressions are tricky things. and especially critical in executive job interviews. We always want to nail a first impression but, sometimes, it seems more like an art than a science.

2018 274

10 Senior Executive Resume Writers Provide Expert Job Search Tips for 2019

Career Trend

Following is a cross-post of top 10 resume writing and jobs search tips, reprinted with permission from executive resume writer colleague, Rosa Elizabeth Vargas, owner of CareerSteering.

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From Accountant to Nurse

Career Shifters

“Every day I left the office feeling frustrated and numb.”. Ever felt that the career you've invested in no longer fits? Tired of compromising his values, Andrew Grayson decided to explore his options elsewhere.

2018 236

LinkedIn is Key to Attracting Recruiters

Professional Resume Services

Whether you’re currently unemployed or you have a job and are starting to covertly look for a new one, LinkedIn is a valuable resource for you. Recruiters are constantly searching on the platform to find the candidates they think would fit the opportunity they have available.

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A Job Fair: Good Results For Employers and Applicants

Career Alley

In an era of social media, it is so nice that businesses are still hosting job fairs. Job fairs connect businesses and job seekers by just setting up event tents or booths. Find your Dream Job Job Fairs Job Search

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4 Qualities Executive Recruiters Look for in Senior and C-suite Technology Executives (CIO, CTO, CISO, SVP, VP, etc.)

Executive Career Brand

A senior or c-suite technology executive hire is one of the most important decisions a business can make. Technical executives have a tremendous impact on a company’s performance, its strategy, and its culture.

2018 187

3 Words for My 2019 Story

Career Trend

Each stroke of the new-year drum gains clarity, beat by beat. I look forward with hope and three words to shape my 2019 story: 1 of 3 Words: FAITH Faith is the foundation. Without daily nurturing and cultivating of faith, the other two words will wither.

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From Marketer to Portfolio Careerist (Plus Post-shift Update)

Career Shifters

“I was turning into one of the sleepwalking corporate drones I'd sworn I'd never become.”. Carla Watkins was battling a bullying CEO, boredom and long hours in a job she despised, when a driving trip opened her eyes to the road she truly wanted to follow.

2018 209

Should Your Executive Resume and LinkedIn Summary be the Same?

Professional Resume Services

Every executive should know their resume and LinkedIn profile should be treated differently. If not, it’s one of the first things executive resume services will point out. But what about the summary section of each?

2018 141

Getting help with your job search

Career Alley

As with most things in life, sometimes you can "do it yourself" and sometimes you need professional help. The job search process has become very complex and very competitive, you need to think about what you will need. Find your Dream Job hire Resume

2018 290

7 Pros Share The Best Tools to Help You Kill it in 2019

Ms. Career Girl

“Out with the old, in with the new” may be a cliché, but the practice is as valuable for your business as it is for your overcrowded closet.

2019 249

8 High-Demand Executive Jobs That Value Military Veterans’ Skills

Executive Career Brand

After leaving a career in the military, finding a civilian job — especially an executive management position — may seem daunting for many former service members. Fortunately, having previous experience in the military may actually put veterans at an advantage when it comes to landing some executive jobs. The military instills knowledge and skills in […]. The post 8 High-Demand Executive Jobs That Value Military Veterans’ Skills appeared first on Executive Career Brand.

Digging out from the snow storm of executive job loss

Career Trend

I’ve known loss. Haven’t we all? A blizzard storms through our lives, creating paralyzing white-out conditions In my life, a painful storm of divorce, from which I not only survived but from which ashes I also arose to rebuild a new and BETTER life, occurred.

2018 142

My friend got laid off — from his dream job

Cube Rules

Well, that was a surprise. My friend -- who only early this year took a position that he considered his dream job -- got laid off. Got called into his manager's office and, in what is becoming scripted for managers, was told his final day would be November 30th (I found out about the layoff […]. The post My friend got laid off — from his dream job appeared first on Cube Rules. Job Search job layoff

2018 139

Practical Tips for Parents Interested in Going Back to School


There are many reasons adults continue their education. Increased earning power, a wider career path and personal empowerment often inspire people who have already pursued a higher education to get back in the saddle.

2018 193

5 Similarities Between Uni and Work Life That Will Surprise You

Career Alley

Finding a career that suits you is really similar to finding the right university. You need to assess your desires, find a place that will bring your fulfillment, and discover a work ethic all your own! Launch your Career work life balance

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2019: The Year To Take The Leap And Change Your Career And Life

Ms. Career Girl

Another year is nearly over. Before you start gathering all those great ideas for New Year’s Resolutions, it’s a good time to take a look back. What’s your life like now compared to two or five years ago? Are you happy with where you are now and the progress you’ve made?

2018 246

Sorry, HR, You Don’t Get Any Friends at Work–The DisruptHR Talk

Evil HR Lady

A few months ago, I wrote an article about how HR can’t have friends at work and it kind of created controversy. LinkedIn went kind of nuts discussing it, with people digging in their heels on both sides.

2018 191

“How Do I Sell Myself To Potential Employers?”

Career Shifters

Doug's all fired up for his next challenge. But without an obvious career trajectory, he's struggling to present his skills in a compelling way. When you don't have a clear destination in mind, how do you effectively put across what you can offer

2018 188

Happy Kwanzaa

Sklover Working Wisdom

Kwanzaa is derived from the Swahili phrase “matunda ya kwanzaa,” which means “first fruits of the harvest.” ” It is a celebration of family, community and culture of those of African descent worldwide, celebrated from December 26 through January 1 of each year.

2018 130

How to Network While Helping Others

Professional Resume Services

Networking is difficult for people for many different reasons. One of those reasons may be because the person doesn’t want anyone else to go out of their way for their benefit. This is especially true if your main purpose for networking is to makes sales or build your business in different ways.

2018 130

Why Starting Your Own Business Might be the Right Choice for You

Career Alley

Most people set their sights on the high-paying jobs. What better than to find a career where the salary is high?

2018 257

Dealing With Grief – Two Profoundly Moving Reads You Shouldn’t Miss

Ms. Career Girl

None of us knows what tomorrow has in store for us. And when tragedy or heart-rending events happen, we all go on our own personal journey of dealing with grief. “Life is the pitcher. And you are at bat.” ” (Linda). My mother and best friend died in 2016.

2018 231

Is Public Administration the Right Field for You?


As any modern-day student can attest, there are too many areas of study to count. For many new and returning students, the sheer volume of prospective degrees can prove overwhelming.

2018 173

What Recruiters Should Avoid Doing in 2019

The Undercover Recruiter

At this time of year, as well as gorging myself on chocolate and cheese, I take the time to reflect on the business year gone by, to plan my strategy for the year ahead and to review what lessons I have learned from a personal as well as professional perspective. I think it is vital. View Article.

2018 113

Merry Christmas

Sklover Working Wisdom

To all our Readers, Friends and Colleagues, regardless of faith: Our Best Wishes to You and Your Family for a Very Merry Christmas. This holiday is one we have all come to identify with as a time of joy, a time of giving, a time of wonder, and a time of warmth.

2018 130

The Basics of Executive Cover Letter Writing

Professional Resume Services

An executive resume cover letter shouldn’t simply restate your resume in paragraph form. If you’ve been crafting your resume like this, then it’s time to revisit some of the basics of cover letter writing.

Resume Building Advice For A Recent Accounting Course Graduate

Career Alley

The job market at this time is quite competitive, so to find a job, and to actually get hired, you need to stand out from the rest of the crowd. Create a Killer Resume and Cover Letter Accounting Resumes

2018 257

Transferable Skills That Every Employer Looks For

Ms. Career Girl

While individual roles each require their own specific skill set, there are certain skills that are attractive to employers across the board.

2018 220

Executive Resume Writing Strategy: You Don’t Stomp on the Grapes + Then Drink the Wine Next Week

Career Trend

You don’t stomp on the grapes and then drink the wine next week. Similarly, with your executive resume writing strategy, LinkedIn profile and overall career portfolio, you don’t stomp on a few words and begin interviewing for your dream opportunity next week. Quality messaging takes time to develop and ripen. So, while you are waiting […].

2018 108

Recognising the Early Signs Before You Burn Out

The Undercover Recruiter

According to HSE, around 15.4 million working days are lost due to work-related stress in 2017 with 595,000 British workers suffering from Mental Health issues such as depression and anxiety over the last 12 months with 239,000 new cases.

2018 111

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“A nick here, a nick there. pretty soon you are bleeding to death.” ” – Arthur Ashe, Pro Tennis Player (describing the tennis style of John McEnroe). Everyone has their own way of “negotiating.”

2018 130

The Ultimate Company Holiday Party Guide

Professional Resume Services

The holiday season is quickly approaching, which means company holiday parties around the country are starting to take place. These parties offer great opportunities to mingle with co-workers you don’t normally have a chance to talk to and socialize in a stress-free environment.

2018 130

The Best Personality Types for B-School

Career Alley

Business school isn’t for everyone. Those who identify as left-brains and B-types, who are creative to a fault, likely won’t thrive in the rigid structure and stark logic of economics and finance. Launch your Career Business School Education

2018 257

Making New Year’s Resolutions:  Start with a Vision of Your “Future Me”

Ms. Career Girl

As the New Year approaches, people say things like, “My resolution is to be better at everything in this New Year.” “I’ll I’ll lose weight.” “I’ll I’ll go to the gym three times a week.” “I’ll I’ll network more.”

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