March, 2021

Why You Should Write a Will Now — Even if You’re Young

Ms. Career Girl

Topics like life insurance and filing taxes can make the best of us yawn, but financial planning and preparation is an important part of adulthood. Making a will is another crucial step many people put off because it never seems pertinent in the hustle and bustle of modern living. But it is!

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Should I Sign Termination Papers?

Evil HR Lady

I live in Florida and have been told I need to sign a termination letter stating I was let go due to insubordination, conduct and behavior deemed unacceptable in accordance with the company regulations, etc.

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Top Tips for Effective Job Hunting

Jobacle

There are many times in life when you might find yourself looking for a new job.

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How to Network on LinkedIn Like a Pro

Executive Career Brand

If you’ve read anything about executive job search best practices, you know that networking is the best way to land a great-fit gig. You also know that includes building your LinkedIn network and staying active there.

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How to Slow Down Your Anxious Mind With a Calming Executive Resume Process

Career Trend

Has your anxious mind ever started racing with the stresses and heartaches of life, work and career? Or, have you been elevated by a sudden upturn in hope and opportunity that is quickly accompanied by the plummeting emotions of uncertainty and fear?

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Who ate your bowl of sunshine, Thundercloud?” ” – Unknown. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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Stressed to the Max? Check These Tips for Reducing Stress

Ms. Career Girl

2020 was a stressful year and the first few months of 2021 haven’t been much better. April is Stress Awareness Month : a national, cooperative effort to inform people about the dangers of stress, successful coping strategies, and harmful misconceptions about stress that are prevalent in our society.

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7 Reasons Why You Should Start Thinking About Retirement Now

Jobacle

So, you’ve been at your new job for a couple of days and your HR manager is telling you about 401(k) options, life insurance, and all kinds of things that you don’t feel concern you at the moment.

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6 Benefits to Look for When Job Searching in 2021

Professional Resume Services

As you begin your 2021 job search, there are plenty of essential things on your mind: “What are my career interests?” Which types of jobs am I qualified for?” What is my ideal work environment?” “Am Am I a more independent worker or a more collaborative one?” “Do

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Why Keywords Aren’t the Key to a High-Performing, Hard-Working Executive Resume

Career Trend

You have a story to tell. So many careerists get caught up in the keyword frenzy; their resume mirrors that of their competitors. No distinguishing nuances call out their value.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The deep roots never doubt spring will come.” ” – Marty Rubin. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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3 Ways to Ditch the Imposter Syndrome

Ms. Career Girl

I’ve seen countless women being held back by imposter syndrome. Also known as the belief that we aren’t enough—smart enough, ready enough, qualified enough, old enough, pretty enough—imposter syndrome is a crisis, and it’s one that impacts most of us.

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Make Sure Your Diversity and Inclusion Push Includes Age

Evil HR Lady

According to the US government, I’m officially old. This is important not only for legal reasons, but because I’m likely to be a target of people who loudly proclaim equality for all.

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5 Reasons to Go to College Online

Jobacle

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen a surge in online education for learners of all ages. But going to school online isn’t just for your grade-schooler. . If you’re ready to move forward in your career or change careers, you can earn an accredited degree on your own schedule, online.

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Managing Your Personal Finances While Job Searching

Professional Resume Services

Last year has shown us that we need to be prepared for everything, especially when looking for a new job even if you just found one, or received a promotion, because no one is secure from businesses closing during an economic decline.

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How To Ramp Your Recruiting in a Post-Covid World (an HR Capitalist Whitepaper/Roadmap)

The HR Capitalist

. I've got good news and bad news. The good news is that vaccines are in play, winter is ending, and leadership teams like the one you support are in recovery mode and starting to ramp hiring in 2021. The bad news is recruiting in a post-COVID world takes different skills.

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A Passover Thought

Sklover Working Wisdom

If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. To All Our Friends Who Celebrate. Passover: The name of the Passover holiday is derived from a prayer that the Angel of Death “passes over” each of our homes, sparing each of us the grief that comes from loss of our loved ones.

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Boost Your Work Experience with a Relevant Internship

Ms. Career Girl

An ideal job candidate is one who has just graduated from University, is in their early 20s, and has 15 years of valuable work experience followed by volunteer work and other achievements. But you know what? There are no ideals, and such candidates simply don’t exist.

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Lawsuit: Employees Not Paying for Pre-Shift Covid Screening

Evil HR Lady

For the past year, employers have been regularly screening employees for fevers and other Covid-19 symptoms. If you’ve attended one of my Covid webinars (the next one is on March 23) , you’ve heard me bring up the question of employee pay.

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5 Growth Industries in Which You Might Launch a Career

Jobacle

In 2021, with the pandemic still raging, many young people are trying to find work. Some might be recent high school graduates, while others are thinking about what college courses they should take. They’re all considering one thing, though: what jobs are there going to be in the future?

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7 Skills to Add to Your Resume During COVID-19

Professional Resume Services

Businesses are hungry for remote workers open to taking on the clients that once belonged to the full-time employees who have since departed from their teams.

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GOAL SETTING: A Question on OKRs/KPIs/SMART Goals from a KD Client.

The HR Capitalist

CAPITALIST NOTE : The email below is a summary I sent to a client last weekend. For background, the client is a technology company with 500 employees, and they've made a real run at goal setting in 2021.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“In business as in life, you don’t get what you deserve. You get what you negotiate.” ” – Chester Karrass. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. And, of course, it is true at work, as well.

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Saying NO to the Status Quo

Ms. Career Girl

The saying “that’s just the way things are done around here” isn’t a sign of things being done the right way. What many don’t realise is that the exact reference “The way things are done” is literally the culture of an organisation. It sets the tone of what is acceptable and what isn’t.

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What I’m Reading

Evil HR Lady

Offspring #2 was deeply disappointed that Can I Bring My Pet Monkey to Work by Charles T. Passaglia was not about how he could get permission to bring his pet monkey to work, but rather about employment law. I’m working on him and will bring him to the employment law dark side soon enough.

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Now What? 11 Practical Ways To Turn Your Vague Ideas Into Clearer Paths For Your Next Career

Career Shifters

Feeling like your career change has hit a plateau? Got a few areas of interest, but no idea what to do next with them, or what they might look like in reality? Natasha shares 11 practical actions to help you find fresh inspiration, greater focus and deeper confidence in your career direction

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Working from Home: One Year in Review

The Undercover Recruiter

When recruiting, if you’re not adapting to working trends along with the nation, someone else will. So how is the working world settling into its new routine after a year of lockdowns and restrictions? Whilst many think people prefer working from home, you’ll actually find there are mixed opinions.

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Want To Buy A Recruitment CRM? Take A Look At These 6 Features

Recruit CRM

Imagine you're running a recruitment agency but you have no CRM ( Candidate Relationship Management ).

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Saint Patrick’s Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

To All Our Friends Of Irish Descent, and All Who are Blessed with the Irish Spirit: “May you have all the happiness and luck that life can hold — And at the end of all your rainbows may you find a pot of gold.” ” Happy St. Paddy’s Day. from All of Us at. SkloverWorkingWisdom.com.

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What’s Your Why? My Advice for Finding Passion in Professional Success

Ms. Career Girl

As a CEO, I have many conversations with others about their professional goals. Success has always been important to me, but it means something different. For me, success is defying the culture I grew up in to create a life I am proud of as 100 percent myself, a gay man.

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Swiss Sunday: Burka Verbot

Evil HR Lady

Today, Swiss Citizens voted to ban face coverings, targeting approximately 30 women in the country. Yes, that’s right. A referendum passed prohibiting burkas in Switzerland. It was done under the guise of “protecting women” but, trust me, it has nothing to do with protecting women.

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From Digital Marketing to Tech for Good

Career Shifters

“I was starting to feel like my growth had plateaued.”. Dee Luo had always been interested in the nonprofit world, but didn't know how to translate her tech skills into a role she was excited about. Then, a specialist mentorship helped her find clarity.

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How the Pandemic Has Affected the Future of Work

The Undercover Recruiter

The fourth industrial revolution has shifted our world into a new digital era and the pandemic has accelerated this from a movement to an immediate necessity.

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10 Absolutely Ingenious Ways to Use LinkedIn Career Explorer

Avid Careerist

If you wonder, “What is LinkedIn Career Explorer?” you wouldn’t be alone. What Is LinkedIn. Read More. The post 10 Absolutely Ingenious Ways to Use LinkedIn Career Explorer appeared first on AvidCareerist. Uncategorized Job Search Strategy Posts LinkedIn Skills Posts Resume Keyword Posts

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“I’m not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know that I’m not dumb. I also know I’m not blonde.” ” – Dolly Parton. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. Whether at work or elsewhere, it sure is easier to be “just you.”

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How to Manage Stress in a High-Pressure Work Environment

Ms. Career Girl

The modern workplace is becoming increasingly demanding and difficult to navigate. In a high-pressure work environment, stress is often considered a part of the job.

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My Boss Removed 40 Percent of My Accounts. Can I Quit without Repaying Relocation?

Evil HR Lady

I’ve been working for the same company for 6 years. I recently relocated from Oklahoma to Minnesota and they gave me $15k for relocating. I reviewed the location in detail with the V.P. President and HR. I knew all of the financials and accounts base when I took the position. .

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