May, 2021

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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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 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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3 Career Paths for MSBA Grads

Jobacle

After completing your undergraduate degree, you might feel ready to dive into your next academic pursuit to lead you to your ideal career path. The only problem is you aren’t quite sure what that career path is yet.

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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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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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How to Deal With Remote Work Burnout and Zoom Fatigue

Ms. Career Girl

It’s hard to remember a time when remote calls and Zoom meetings didn’t completely take over the workday. The COVID-19 pandemic has made both of these situations everyday occurrences to keep people distanced and safe.

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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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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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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 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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Are You Prepared For The Big Question in the Covid-Era Job Interview?

Ms. Career Girl

For those who have lost jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic, the prolonged downtime has brought new challenges about how to spend their time productively.

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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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Candidates For Hire Are Assessing You Too – Make A Good First Impression

Jobacle

When it comes to interviewing potential new hires, the business is under assessment just as much as the candidate. As The Guardian outlines, strong employer brand is crucial in attracting the right sort of talent.

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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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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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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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How to Start Job Hunting When You’ve Been Out of the Workforce

Evil HR Lady

Whether you took time off to stay home with the kids, or take care of an ailing relative, or got laid off and haven’t been able to find work for a while, it can be difficult to get back to work. Hopefully, these tips can help you move forward! Time to brush up Resume.

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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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Common Workplace Injuries Affecting U.S. Healthcare Workers

Jobacle

Hospitals are among the most dangerous places to work, according to a report by the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

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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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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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Is Calling Yourself a “Girl Boss” Empowering or Minimizing?

Ms. Career Girl

When Quilt CEO Ashley Sumner posted a photo of herself on LinkedIn with the caption, “I am a female founder” (with the word “female” crossed out), she may not have realized the blaze of comments, sharing, and media commentary it would spark.

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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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A Wake-Up Call: Tackling the Employee Insomnia Crisis

The Undercover Recruiter

When COVID-19 struck this time last year, most employees were forced to work from home. One of the results of enforced remote working is the rise in the number of people experiencing insomnia.

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3 Common Construction Equipment Jobsite Accidents and How to Prevent Them

Jobacle

It’s no secret that construction remains one of the top ten most dangerous jobs not only in the U.S. but all across the globe. A recent report states that each year thousands of injuries and triple-digit fatalities related to construction machine and equipment operation are realized. .

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Cinco de Mayo

Sklover Working Wisdom

To All Our Friends Who Celebrate. Cinco de Mayo. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. Cinco de Mayo literally translates from Spanish as “Fifth Day of May.”

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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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What to Look for in a Home Office During the House Buying Process

Ms. Career Girl

Having a “wish list” of features is common for home buyers. A spacious living room, a farmhouse sink, cathedral ceilings, and countless other architectural elements factor into each home buying decision. If you work from home, it’s important to include home office features on your list as well.

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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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