May, 2021

10 Q&As You’ve Always Wanted to Ask a Remote Job Career Coach

Ms. Career Girl

According to more than 2,100 people who worked remotely during the pandemic, 58 percent say they would absolutely look for a new job if they weren’t allowed to continue working from home in their current position.

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A Short Guide To Developing Your First Employee Training Program

Jobacle

So you’ve finally made up your mind to jump on the bandwagon and provide your employees learning & development opportunities. Great! If you’re looking for ways to ensure your first employee training program is effective and helps you earn ROI, you are at the right place.

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How to Tell if a Remote Only Job is a Scam

Evil HR Lady

100 percent remote jobs are a hot ticket. After a year of working from home, some people have decided they never want to go back to the office, and, unfortunately, scammers are preying on them. When you interview for an office-based job, you go in for an interview and can see their situation.

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How To Network Better

Executive Career Brand

Before you can network better, you’ll need to do the digging deep targeting, research and personal branding work to uncover what things about you make you valuable to your target employers. With this knowledge you’ll do a better job of communicating your good fit qualities as you network.

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Let's Look at Open Jobs + Unemployment Benefits Through the Lens of a Recruiting Department.

The HR Capitalist

Do you believe that COVID-related unemployment benefits are preventing people from rejoining the workforce?

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From Financial Services to Farm Stays

Career Shifters

“It made me feel depressed, like I was selling my soul.”. Hannah Jones' corporate career left her feeling trapped and low. When a promotion helped to put things into perspective, she began a process of exploration. Organically, and gradually, this led her to her new path. Here's her story

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Another Mentor? No Thanks, I’ll Pass

Ms. Career Girl

You don’t need another mentor. You need another employer. Picture this: You’re a successful marketer in a mid-size company, deftly managing a portfolio of brands. You’ve beaten your targets for the past 3 years, and your creative campaigns regularly win awards.

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HR Doesn’t Care about Your Feelings

Evil HR Lady

Yesterday, I encountered a question on an HR forum. The poster asked about an employee who had just changed religions, was now a Muslim, and wanted to wear “Muslim clothes.” ” This violated the company’s dress code, she said. Was she required to accommodate the request?

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How To Make a Career Change

Executive Career Brand

If you’re one of the millions of people who lost their job because of the pandemic, or for another reason, you may be considering a career change. Maybe your industry dried up, and you have no choice but to look elsewhere.

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Memorial Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“It is not where you serve, but how you serve.” ” – J. Rubin Clark. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. If you have not visited the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C., please consider doing so.

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How to Write an Executive Resume When You Don’t Have a College Degree

Professional Resume Services

Do you know what one of the most common concerns I hear from clients? “I don’t have a degree.” ” Executive job seekers come to us to rewrite their resumes and in doing that we need to create their story. For some people, that does not include education.

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Workplace Relationships – How to Make Them or Break Them

Ms. Career Girl

When I sat down to write this article about workplace relationships and friendships, my mind wandered to a wildly different, yet not-too-distant time. I recalled the time a work friend and I were both in San Francisco for our massive company conference in 2019.

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5 Excellent Ways to Keep Your Career Moving Forward

Jobacle

Your entire life is not about your job and career, but what you do professionally will probably impact your happiness a lot. If you have a job that makes you miserable, that’s not going to do you any good, since you’ll have to spend many hours every week doing something you detest.

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The Surprising Source of Most of Your Problems

Evil HR Lady

Do problems seem to plague you wherever you go ? Are you always passed up for promotions? Have you struggled to get new jobs? Is your personal life filled with drama ? Why on earth are you so plagued when other people seem to have much smoother lives?

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From PR to Mental Health

Career Shifters

“I didn’t have a sense of who I was anymore.”. Miriam Christie's career ladder had begun to feel more like a hamster wheel. Longing to feel fulfilled at work once more, she began to reconnect with activities that brought her joy.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“We either make ourselves happy or miserable. The amount of work is the same.” ” – Carlos Castaneda. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. It’s hard to deny the elemental truth of such a simple statement about the human spirit.

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How Recruiters Can Adapt to Major Shifts in Candidate Attitudes

Undercover Recruiter

This past year has greatly altered the dynamics of the U.S. labor market, including job seekers’ expectations of employers, according to a new 2021 Job Seeker Nation Report from Jobvite.

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Ten Resilience-Building Habits to Master

Ms. Career Girl

National Nurses Week is May 6 through May 12. While COVID-19 continues to wreak its havoc, some frontline workers are coping with the stress better than others. Dr. Wayne Sotile and Dr. Gary Simonds say they are healthcare’s “thrivers.”

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5 Strategies A Business Can Use To Gain Competitive Advantage

Jobacle

In today’s extremely dynamic global world economy, it’s not enough to just launch a business. You need to constantly strive to catch the consumer’s attention and market yourself the right way to turn them into paying customers.

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I’m not eligible for raises (but my coworkers are)

Evil HR Lady

A reader asks. I work as a one-person HR Liaison in a small, very rural non-profit that serves physically and intellectually disabled clients in our community. I originally joined this company working as direct care staff with clients, and then I was promoted into human resources.

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“How Do I Get Over My Fear Of Risk?”

Career Shifters

After years of constant exhaustion in a badly fitting role, Alexandra’s determined to find more fulfilling work. Yet she’s also scared. How do you make the leap into an exciting new career when your heart’s leading you one way, and your head another

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“All you need to grow fine vigorous grass is a crack in your sidewalk.” ” – Will Rogers. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. At work and elsewhere, “weeds” just seem to grow, and exactly where you least want them.

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4 Ways Employers Can Better Support Their Working Parents

The Undercover Recruiter

For many of us, the pandemic brought with it a number of changes (and challenges) in the way we work. Notably, working parents probably suffered the most under the weight of additional pressures.

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Is Your Dream Career Working Overtime to Show Itself to You?

Ms. Career Girl

Have you ever viewed a series of occurrences in your life backwards to unveil a seemingly magical, serendipitous path that may not have been obvious to you while they were happening?

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5 Signs of Professional Burnout You Shouldn’t Ignore

Jobacle

You might love your job, and if so, you’ll probably have a pretty good life overall. That is because most people spend a lot of time at work, and if you spend time doing something you enjoy, you’ll probably have a high contentment level on a day-by-day basis.

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Pressed into the Family Olive Oil Business

Evil HR Lady

A reader asks. So I’m a 20-year-old law student. My father runs an olive oil business that he expressed for my cousins and me to run in the future. However, I’ve already been assigned the role of research and development without a choice.

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From Property to Food

Career Shifters

“My work no longer brought me the same fire and energy it once had.”. Carson Sweezy had a role he enjoyed. But when he returned to work after a three-year illness, he found it had somehow lost its shine.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Two things define you: Your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.” ” – Imam Ali. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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Working to Learn Must Underpin the Future of Work

The Undercover Recruiter

Technological innovations have helped humans separate industrial ages and define periods of time throughout history, thanks to their transformative effect on people’s lives.

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7 Healthy Habits Your Routine Is Missing as a Busy Professional

Ms. Career Girl

People spend their entire lives devoted to their careers. It’s rewarding to achieve new professional heights, but the pursuit of excellence can also distract people from taking care of themselves. These are seven healthy habits anyone can and should add to their routine. Drinking Enough Water.

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4 Tiers of Nursing Credentials

Jobacle

You can identify as a nurse after just a few months of training, and you can identify as a nurse after decades of advanced education and workplace experience. So, what’s the difference? There are tiers to nursing credentials that many prospective nurses should understand before entering the field.

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10 Things to Say Instead of “You’re So Talented”

Evil HR Lady

Your friend shows you a picture of a photograph she took. It’s absolutely stunning. The lighting, the composition, everything. It’s perfect! What do you say? “You’re so talented!” ” Why on earth do we say that?

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From Sport to Social Impact

Career Shifters

“I wanted to make a more meaningful impact in the world.”. Much as he loved his field, James Shearer wanted to contribute more to society. After years of feeling the need for change, an advert in an email introduced him to a means of making his shift a reality.

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Mother’s Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“God could not be everywhere and therefore he invented mothers.”. – Jewish Saying. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. To every mother, grandmother, and great grand-mother out there, THANKS. Today is Your Day. It’s even named after you.

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Nudging the Way to Better Employee Wellbeing and Productivity

The Undercover Recruiter

As organizations face the prospect of offices reopening and start planning for the adoption of a hybrid (remote/ in-office) work environment, Richard Gregory, Senior Director at Avanade considers how ‘Nudge’ theory can empower employees to be the best they can be.

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10 Spring and Summer Thriller and Mystery Must-Reads

Ms. Career Girl

Summer is fast approaching, which means it’s time to search for the perfect poolside book. There are so many great new thrillers and mysteries coming out this year that we cannot wait to get our hands on, so check them out and add a few to your beach tote and your summer reading list! .

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Etiquette Tips That Will Help You Succeed In Your Next Video Interview 

Jobacle

If you are on a job hunt right now, the chances are you have come across jobs offering video interviews as a part of the recruitment process. In a 2012 survey by OfficeTeam, 60 percent of companies used video interviews to boost efficiency while hiring.

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