January, 2021

5 Soft Skills Employers Will Look for in 2021

Jobacle

With the arrival of 2021, looking for a job will no doubt continue to be a challenge during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. But beyond the accomplishments and skills you’ve attained in your career, employers will be looking for something a bit different in the coming year: soft skills.

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How to Find Remote Work and Do It Well

Executive Career Brand

The pandemic forced many of us to work from home. But remote work is likely to be with us well after the pandemic restrictions are gone. Corporate giants and smaller companies have told at least a portion of their workforce to stay home permanently.

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7 Reasons You Want to Lead “Like a Girl”

Ms. Career Girl

The following is adapted from F*ck the Glass Ceiling: Start at the Top (and Stay There) as a Feminine Entrepreneur. Have you ever heard someone say “you throw like a girl”? Chances are, it wasn’t a compliment.

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I Binge-Watched Top Chef and Learned 5 Things about Feedback

Evil HR Lady

Managers often find it difficult to give clear, actionable feedback–especially when it’s negative. Almost everyone finds it difficult to take that feedback, but if you want to improve you need to listen.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Some pursue success. Others create it.” ” – Unknown. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. This very simple thought – just six brief words – offers a valuable insight into how people go about achieving career success.

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Why Your Authentic Voice May Be Diminishing Your Executive Resume Story

Career Trend

Writing your resume in your voice may undermine your value Your authentic voice may be diminishing your executive resume story. It may be tempting to do so, but writing your resume how you naturally speak or write is not always good advice.

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How to Make Remote Working Easier for Your Team

Jobacle

During 2020, remote working has become utilized more than ever before and it has been astounding to see how well some individuals and businesses have been able to adapt to working from home. However, one thing that is a lot more difficult when working remotely, is anything collaborative.

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4 Practical Tips To Make a Full-time Income Without Working Full-time

Ms. Career Girl

It seems like more and more people are hopping on the entrepreneurial bandwagon and becoming their own boss—and it makes sense! The 9-to-5 business model doesn’t work for everyone.

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I Just Got Laid Off. Why Did I Get a List of All My Co-Workers’ Titles and Ages?

Evil HR Lady

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From Music Teacher to Events Manager

Career Shifters

“The day-to-day monotony was grinding me down.”. Nathan Evans had a job other people envied, but he came home every day feeling bored and unchallenged.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Success is not final. Failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.” ” – Winston Churchill. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. Sometimes this life is so hard that it’s tempting to just quit.

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3 Ways To Support Your Employee’s Career Enhancement 

Jobacle

Talented professionals don’t just come to work so they’ll pass time – they are constantly looking for opportunities to grow and develop. So, if your company doesn’t allow them to get better and advance in their career, you’ll soon have several vacancies to cover. .

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Brand Yourself in the 5 Long LinkedIn Profile Sections

Executive Career Brand

Every part of your LinkedIn profile is an opportunity to communicate your brand, but LinkedIn offers 5 longer sections to really brand yourself well. It’s one thing to have a LinkedIn profile.

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How to Balance Being a Mom, Wife, and Working Professional

Ms. Career Girl

How many times have you looked at some flawlessly dressed woman, with a seemingly blissful marriage, picture-perfect kids, and an amazing career, and said to yourself, I don’t know how she does it ? These women might make everything seem easy. But we know it isn’t.

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Why You Will Never Know the True Reason the NYT Fired

Evil HR Lady

New York Times reporter, Lauren Wolfe lost her job last week. According to Twitter, it was all about the above tweet. The theory was that The New York Times bent to the will of conservatives and fired Wolfe because of her joy in having Biden assume the presidency.

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Why “What Am I Good At?” Is The Wrong Question To Ask At The Start Of Your Career Change – And What To Do Instead

Career Shifters

Trying to identify your transferable skills? Wishing you knew what your strengths were, so you could really get going on your shift? Be careful. Natasha shares 3 reasons why starting from ‘skills’ could be stunting your options – and what to do instead

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Sklover Working Wisdom

“When I marched in Selma, I felt my legs were praying.” ” – Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. Every now and then there appears a person who reminds us of our highest aspirations.

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6 Small Business Marketing Tips for Beginners

Jobacle

Marketing is a necessity for reaching your ideal customers and growing your business. However, it can be a daunting task, especially for small business owners and entrepreneurs with limited resources.

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How Executive Recruiting Is Changing

Executive Career Brand

Every profession evolves over time, to adapt to the inevitable changes impacting the way things operate in that particular environment. Executive recruiting is no different.

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4 Ways to Live Your Best Life Every Day in 2021

Ms. Career Girl

If 2020 has taught us anything; it is that life is unpredictable. I’m sure that most, if not all, of the goals you set for yourself in December of 2019 went completely out the window by February 2020. Well guess what? That is okay.

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Don’t Sell Watermelons for $1 (or, Stop Being Busy for Busy’s Sake)

Evil HR Lady

Are you using your time to be successful? Last night a friend sent me this video. This talk was, overall, excellent, but this story really struck me as a small business owner: Two men formed a partnership. They built a small shed beside a busy road.

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The Value of a Confidential Search BEFORE You Fire an Incumbent.

The HR Capitalist

We've all been there. There's an incumbent in a key position, and for whatever reason, they're not getting it done. So you do what you have to do. You make a move (more gracefully known as an organizational change) and you open up the role.

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We’re pleased to offer another new “Model Letter”:

Sklover Working Wisdom

Request for Therapist’s or Doctor’s Note in Support of Your Efforts to (i) take a FMLA Leave, (ii) apply for Short Term Disability, (iii) Involuntarily Resign, and (iv) support your similar work-related efforts.

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How You Can Revive & Fix Your Brand’s Bad Reputation

Jobacle

It can take mere months to learn how to become an entrepreneur, years to build a brand reputation, and just hours to ruin it.

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How To Use LinkedIn for Research and Insights

Executive Career Brand

If you’ve been on LinkedIn for any amount of time, you know how valuable it is for job search and career networking, and for top-of-mind branding. But are you using LinkedIn for research? You’ll start with your target list of employers. If you don’t have a list, LinkedIn can help you with that, too.

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2021: Dare To Make History!

Ms. Career Girl

It all started for us on a frozen pond next to our home in a small town in North Dakota. We were born into a hockey family, in a hockey state. So, fun meant playing hockey with our four older brothers and their friends.

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Procrastinators and Planners Unite For a Better Work Experience

Evil HR Lady

I’m a procrastinator, through and through. My most significant feat as such was as an undergraduate student, when I went to the library at 6:00 pm to start research on a paper. But, I turned it in at 9:00 am the next morning and got an A—gold star for procrastinators everywhere.

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From Secondary School to Awarding Body

Career Shifters

“I had nagging doubts that I wasn't making a difference anymore.”. George Stainsby wanted to get back to being the enthusiastic person he used to be.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Goals give us direction. They put a powerful force into play on a universal, conscious, and subconscious level. Goals give our life direction.” ” – Melody Beattie. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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RESKILLING: A Good Idea That's Usually a Big Lie.

The HR Capitalist

Let's have some real talk about a daring concept of the media, thought leaders and a bunch of other people who aren't on the ground level of running a business or an HR function. Let's talk about Reskilling.

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3 Common Misbeliefs About Video Interviews

Undercover Recruiter

As someone who is new to the HR industry, I’ve been spending the past month familiarising myself with commonly-used recruitment processes and technologies among HR professionals and hiring managers.

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Tips for Pursuing a Career in Finance

Ms. Career Girl

People like to say money makes the world go ‘round, so it’s a fascinating career for many people. If you want to dive into personal finance or the world of public funding, these tips for how to pursue a career in finance can help.

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Reimagining Performance Management for 2021 and Beyond

Evil HR Lady

I love performance appraisals. I hate performance appraisals. These two things actually fit perfectly well together, depending on my role in an organization. As an employee, I find them tedious, and the feedback feels forced (because let’s face it, it often is forced).

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“Changing Career Feels Too Daunting. Will I Ever Find A Way To Make It Work?”

Career Shifters

Stuck in the same company for over a decade, Maria has finally stumbled across a creative career that feels like her. But how do you make the switch, when you’ve still got to earn your keep, and experience – not to mention confidence – is in short supply

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Happy New Year

Sklover Working Wisdom

To All of Our Blog Readers, Friends, Clients and Colleagues: If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. It’s a New Year, And, We Pray, a. Year of Greater Health and. Job Security, and Food Security, Wherever in the World. Health, Job Security and. Sufficient Food is at Risk.

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6 Sample Email Templates Recruiters Can Use To Keep Candidates Warm

Recruit CRM

Good email templates help you in providing all the information candidates need to be successful and comfortable during the process and it's vital for a recruiter to be aware of them.

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3 Reasons Why We’ll Continue Remote Interviewing Post Pandemic 

Undercover Recruiter

Interviewing has gone remote. While some think this is temporary, it’s actually the future. When the pandemic began, businesses were focused on putting their heads down and weathering an uncertain economic environment. For many, this meant a temporary freeze on hiring.

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