April, 2021

Executive Job Search Advice from the Experts

Executive Career Brand

I always keep my eyes and ears open to the job search advice given by my colleagues in the careers industry. Job seekers should do the same. Because I’ve been in this industry for more than 25 years, I’ve had the opportunity to work with and learn from many smart people.

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Here’s Our Spring 2021 Reading Roundup

Ms. Career Girl

With the change of the new season comes new reads to add to your TBR! We have listed some of our most anticipated releases that are perfect for your next Spring read. From romance to thriller, we have everything for your tastes. For All She Knows by Jamie Beck.

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Innovative Interviews: Revolutionizing Hiring For Your Continued Success

Jobacle

The first step to starting a highly successful business is choosing the right employees to help you build it. Your employees are your most important resource. They’re responsible for selling, representing, and managing your company’s products, services, and image.

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HR Is Not for Wimps

Evil HR Lady

Lots of people go into HR because they like people and because they think there will be no math. The problem is, there’s lots of math, and liking people often means you’re too nice and understanding. I like math.

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Amazon Employees (BHM1) Crush Union - 10 Things You Need to Know.

The HR Capitalist

I’ll start this post with what should be obvious. Twitter’s not the real world, and neither is today’s version of the news. There are extremes on both sides of the news industry and what you read is likely to be more Op/Ed than true reporting. It takes real work to find true reporting these days.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“A goal is not always meant to be reached; It often serves simply as something to aim at.” ” – Bruce Lee. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. Next steps hard to focus on right now? Too much at work seem too fluid to permit you to create a personal plan?

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What is the Perfect Executive Resume?

Executive Career Brand

Most executives working on their own resume, or working with a resume writing professional, go into the process striving to create the perfect executive resume. Is it even possible? And what exactly IS a perfect resume?

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Technological Tools to Take the Next Step in Your Career

Jobacle

Regardless of the industry you’re in, there may come a time when you feel ready for something new.

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Why You Should Include Links in Your Resume

Evil HR Lady

Resumes are a pain in the behind to write, and so many people have anxiety about doing it right that I’m going to let you in on a big secret: There isn’t a “right” way to write a resume. Oh sure, there are plenty of wrong ways.

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STEAL THESE SLIDES: I'm Making PPT Decks on HR/Recruiting With No Formatting For You to Use (as your own).

The HR Capitalist

Admit it – you loved the Netflix Culture deck back in the day, right? The simplicity, the great ideas, the black and white slides. But you don’t have enough time to spend on presentation decks. You have other stuff to do. That’s why I created the Steal These Slides series!

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” ” – Marthe Troly-Curtin. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. Work hard. work fast. work smart. don’t waste time. Each is often touted as a way to become a more productive person.

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From Corporate Life to Interior Design

Career Shifters

“I was fed up wasting my creative energy and not making a positive impact on the world.”. Brenda Boyd was done with giving the best of herself to companies that didn't align with her values.

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How to be Unapologetically Feminine

Ms. Career Girl

In the day and age of social media, the definition of femininity has been thrown on the chopping block. Women are feeling the heat as they battle ever changing standards on their appearance.

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What Does it Take to Become a Professional Lawyer?

Jobacle

Legal professions were always considered prestigious and highly paid. If you google “popular professions”, you will see lawyers at the top of featured results that are used by the search engine to quickly answer the query.

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Ramadan Business Etiquette in the Era of Covid

Evil HR Lady

It’s currently Ramadan, which runs from April 13 to the evening of May 12, 2021. If you’re Muslim, you’ve probably been looking forward to this time to reflect on life, but if you’re not, it may not be something you are thinking about.

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Amazon, People Practices and Cancel Culture.

The HR Capitalist

Read the news and it's easy to fall into the trap of what I like to call "Amazon is Bad" and its close cousin, "The Amazon Mob.". Where can you find such news? Simple! Just tune into mainstream media, where all the usual suspects are ready to pile onto Amazon for a number of issues.

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On This First Day of Ramadan

Sklover Working Wisdom

– A Message for All our Friends Who Observe This Holy Month: As the crescent moon is sighted, and the holy month of Ramadan begins, may Allah bless you and your family with happiness and grace you with warmth and peace!! 2021 Alan L. Sklover All Rights Reserved. Commercial Use Prohibited.

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“How Do I Find A Rewarding New Career, When I Sabotage All My Ideas?”

Career Shifters

Anna's handed in her notice with nowhere else to go. But while she’s fired up for change, her inner critic keeps rejecting every new idea out of hand. How do you find a path that lights you up, when the mindset that helped make you a success is the very thing holding you back

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Faking “Fine”: Why I’ve Hidden My Mental Illness in the Workplace (For Now)

Ms. Career Girl

Most people I work with know I suffered a tear to my right anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in July 2020 and had reconstruction surgery. I welcomed questions about my recovery process from curious coworkers and openly admitted when my physical condition inhibited my ability to perform certain tasks.

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How to Manage Employee Performance Using an HR System

Jobacle

HR systems provide companies with a multi-faceted approach to all staffing considerations. For example, issues may include attracting the right staff, monitoring employee performance, and highlighting areas of training that could lead to greater staff retention rates. .

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My Boss Favors My Coworker. Can I Do Anything?

Evil HR Lady

A reader question: So I started working as a dog washer in March, with my goal to become a groomer. If you wash 200 dogs, you get moved up to the “academy,” where you will begin your grooming training. Groom 200 dogs, then you move up to commission grooming.

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Owning Every Moment of Your Hiring Experience

Undercover Recruiter

Companies often believe candidate experience begins and ends with the job application on your website. It definitely does include the job app, but there’s so much more to the hiring experience that deserves close attention.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.” ” – Sir Edmund Hillary. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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From Consultant to Outdoor Instructor

Career Shifters

“I wanted to be able to tell my grandchildren that I'd been on an adventure.”. Tatty Pettigrew felt like she was stuck on a treadmill she couldn't get off. Then, a round-the-world race opened her eyes to different possibilities.

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Must-read Picks For Spring

Ms. Career Girl

There are roughly 2,700 books published every day. Sometimes, I feel like all of them are piling up on my desk awaiting a review. As editor for Ms Career Girl, I’m targeted by publicists, PR firms, and authors to recommend or at least spread the word about their newest book.

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A Career in Nursing Can Be Broader Than You Think

Jobacle

If you are already in the nursing or healthcare sector, then the current pandemic will definitely have had some effect on your career. There has been a dramatic rise in demand for nurses and many have found increased career opportunities.

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Managers and HR Need to Work Together to Prevent Harassment

Evil HR Lady

If I asked you who handles harassment cases at work, you’d probably all say HR does. Those who know HR well would add that this is a job for the Employee Relations team. While this is true, there’s often a step before HR gets involved, and that’s the manager.

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KD's Personal Mission Statement on HR/Recruiting/Talent in a Troubled Time.

The HR Capitalist

If you're like me, 2020 and 2021 has felt rough in a lot of ways. But I'm incredible blessed - I had a job, my company survived and my family is healthy. Check, check and check. But in a world with so much political and social unrest, it's easy for all of us to feel disrupted in some way.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb, but how well you bounce.” ” – Vivian Komori. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. At work, as in all aspects of life, we sometimes “fall down.”

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From Corporate Finance to Food

Career Shifters

“I didn't feel like my work contributed to society in any way.”. Alan Tang had always felt like he'd fallen into his career. So, when a chance social-media scrolling session brought him across an opportunity that felt exciting, he leapt at it.

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How to Get Your Dream SEO Job

Ms. Career Girl

About to take the next step in your SEO career? SEO is a competitive industry, but with a little preparation and guidance, you can put yourself a step ahead of your peers.

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When Is It Okay to Quit a Job on the First Day?

The Undercover Recruiter

For new employees, the first day of work is always full of surprises. Unless you’re a “boomerang” who has worked for the company in the past, it’s impossible to know what to expect from a new role and employer.

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What If There Is No Reasonable Accommodation for a Disabled Veteran?

Evil HR Lady

A reader asks: We hired a new director about 3 months ago. Things haven’t been going well. As a result, this person recently received a verbal counseling and performance improvement plan, as some serious concerns regarding performance and behavior have been brought up from numerous sources.

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The Coming Epic Fail of Team Meetings Post-COVID (half in room, half on Zoom).

The HR Capitalist

There's a million things to think about in a Post-Covid world.

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Happy Easter

Sklover Working Wisdom

To All our Friends Who Celebrate Easter: The Essential Message Of Easter is Hope. Is there any better Message to Celebrate? Happy Easter! 2021 Alan L. Sklover. All Rights Reserved. The post Happy Easter appeared first on Sklover Working Wisdom. Uncategorized Recent Posts

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From Consumer Goods to Non-Profit

Career Shifters

“I realised that if doing my job well didn’t excite me, I needed a new job.”. Cat Goyak was growing 'uncomfortably comfortable' in her corporate role. Longing for a feeling of greater alignment, and ready to no longer play it safe, she quit her job without a backup plan.

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How to Buy a Home If You’re Self-Employed

Ms. Career Girl

As someone who is self-employed, you have so many freedoms. You can create your own schedule, work from almost anywhere, and take time off when needed. Many people throughout the world have taken on this freedom of self-employment. One of the many freedoms of adulthood, though, is buying a home.

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