March, 2020

4 Incredible Tips To Help You Have Successful Career

Career Alley

For you to succeed in your career, you must know yourself. You should follow your heart and do what you are passionate about. Discover Career Opportunities Successful career

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No More Gurus – It’s Time To Follow Your Own Truth

Ms. Career Girl

After my mother’s death when I was about to turn thirty, I set out on a path to “find myself” consuming every self-help book and empowerment course I could get my hands on, looking for “the answer.” What was going to fill the hole within me? After trying every external source available over the span of fifteen years (yes, fifteen long years), I finally grew tired of chasing the answer. And it was only when I stopped seeking that I found the truth.

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How to Help Your Laid-Off or Furloughed Employees Manage Unemployment

Evil HR Lady

As state after state closes all but essential businesses, many companies are laying off and furloughing employees. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin, warns that unless the government acts appropriately, the country could end up with 20 percent unemployment. If you lay off (or furlough) your employees , they are eligible for unemployment.

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11 Ways to Improve a Healthy Work-Life Balance

Professional Resume Services

Are you getting overwhelmed by workplace stress and the pressure of family and friends? A positive work-life balance can help you create more time for your work and other things in your life. The busier you get, the harder it is for you to prioritize between your work and personal life. Maintaining a healthy work-life. Read more » The post 11 Ways to Improve a Healthy Work-Life Balance appeared first on Executive Resume Services.

2020 131

The World Needs More Businesses that Call Bull * on Ageism.

The HR Capitalist

In today's cancel culture, it has never been easier to be accused of discrimination, and never been more important to watch what you say. . But there's one big group that no one really cares if you make fun of, treat poorly or generally ignore and at times, show bias towards. OLD PEOPLE. Look around. People over 50 get laid off all the time, get made fun of and generally live in fear of not being able to provide for themselves or their families.

2020 131

Executive Job Search Preparation is Hard Work. Accept it!

Executive Career Brand

The Corona virus is impacting all of us in many ways right now. We’re following guidelines to stay healthy and avoid spreading the disease. If you’re job-hunting, you may think you should put it all on hold. Companies aren’t hiring now, right? And job search preparation may be the last thing on your mind. But […]. The post Executive Job Search Preparation is Hard Work. Accept it! appeared first on Executive Career Brand

2020 128

LinkedIn Profile Tips – How to Create a Winning LinkedIn Profile

Career Alley

In the digital era, the future of your professional development and career largely depend on your activity on social networks, including professional platforms. LinkedIn is […]. Find your Dream Job LinkedIn

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I Got Fired in My Dream Last Night, and My Dream Boss Did It Wrong

Evil HR Lady

Do you have stress dreams? They used to be that it was the end of the semester and I’d forgotten about a class and now I was going to flunk it. Or, I couldn’t remember my locker combination. Lately, they’ve been about moving (since I moved in September), where I need to be out of my apartment the next day but I haven’t packed anything. I wish my brain would use downtime to do something other than stress out. But, last night, I dreamed I got fired.

2020 175

Don’t Let Social Distancing Stall Your Job Search

Professional Resume Services

With the recent global pandemic crisis, many of our nation’s businesses, education institutions, and entertainment venues have either lowered or ceased operations completely. However, if you are in an active job search mode, there are plenty of ways you can still focus on your job search within the safety of your own home. Meaning…don’t use. Read more » The post Don’t Let Social Distancing Stall Your Job Search appeared first on Executive Resume Services.

2020 130

#COVID-19: The Truth About Video Calls and Your Career.

The HR Capitalist

Time for some tough love. If you're a white collar worker and you've been moved to WFH (work from home), odds are your team/company is experimenting with video meetings/calls to keep you connected with your team. They providers are many - Zoom, Go To Meeting, WebEx, Skype, Microsoft Teams, etc. The provider really doesn't matter. Here's a piece of advice on team video calls from your friend, aka KD : Don't get comfortable.

2020 119

Career change and uncertainty: what to do when everything’s up in the air and you don’t have any of the answers

Career Shifters

Feeling groundless and apprehensive? Stuck in survival mode, unable to take action? Natasha shares 6 ways to reduce your panic and take back control in uncertain times

2020 167

Is Teaching Right For You?

Career Alley

Teaching is truly a vocation and something that many people really love to do because it is very rewarding. But before you go out and get your masters of education online, you should consider all of the options that may help you decide whether it is the right career choice for you. Find your Dream Job teaching Teaching Careers

2020 218

Failure Is a Gift: How Working with Failure Can Become a Personal Best

Ms. Career Girl

Ask anyone who has achieved a significant goal in their life or career, “What fueled your success?” and many people will talk about a moment when they needed to look in the mirror and say, “Well, now what?” Often it is failure to reach a goal that propelled them to their next success. For athletes who compete at the highest level, the likelihood of failure exists every day. Each day athletes push themselves to the limit, but some days they just can’t beat their previous personal best.

2020 192

Swiss Sunday: Coronavirus Version

Evil HR Lady

Usually, I’d be at church on a Sunday morning, but today I’m home because church meetings have been canceled. The canton recommended it, and our church leaders decided it was a good idea. The federal government prohibited all gatherings of more than 1000 people and recommended no more than 200. That means that Basel’s Fasnacht is canceled. This is the largest Fasnacht celebration in Europe, as far as I know. You may wonder why it’s after Ash Wednesday instead of before.

2020 174

Uncertain Times for Job Search: Stay in the Loop Despite the Coronavirus

Executive Career Brand

In these uncertain times for job search, the front page of the New York Times is covered with words we’re all getting used to, but which still make us fearful: COVID-19, Coronavirus, pandemic, outbreak, wartime, shutdowns, working from home, remote work, etc. Very little else seems to qualify as news these days. Although some companies […]. The post Uncertain Times for Job Search: Stay in the Loop Despite the Coronavirus appeared first on Executive Career Brand™.

2020 116

Telling a Leader They're Wrong: A Survival Guide.

The HR Capitalist

One of the trickiest parts of growing your career is the following: The leaders you work for aren't always going to be right. You're going to see that they are wrong from time to time. You're got a choice - tell them or not? If you tell them and don't nail the landing, you will hurt your career. If you tell them and make them trust you, your career has no limit. If you don't tell them, you're average like everyone else.

2020 112

Is Your Career in a Rut?

Jobacle

Not everyone goes through a critical period in their life when they realize they are stuck in a rut, but if you are one of the many that do find themselves in that sobering understanding, the thought can be devastating. Whether it is the realization that you are in a job you don’t like, not advancing in your personal life, or living in a town you wish you could get out of, the negativity may be dragging you down emotionally and mentally.

2020 154

How to Overcome Career Setbacks

Career Alley

Getting your priorities straight is important when it comes to how you’re going to overcome a career setback. Sometimes, you have to think about your own well being before you start to consider your career. Career Advice career setbacks

2020 218

How to Stay Positive No Matter What’s Going On

Ms. Career Girl

We live in challenging times, especially now during the coronavirus pandemic; nevertheless, there are ways to focus on the positive things in life. These powerhouse female authors will help you do just that by shedding light during these dark times. As the old saying goes, “always look on the bright side of life.” ” Stay positive with these inspired ideas.

2020 186

This Job Candidate Walked Out Before His Interview Started. The Reason Is Instructive for Any Employer

Evil HR Lady

Miguel Olave waited 35 minutes for an interview. Then he walked out. . He was absolutely right to do so. Five minutes, sure. Ten minutes, I’ll even give you a pass. But, when you let a candidate site for 35 minutes without acknowledging him, you’re going to lose that candidate. Note, what I said–you’re losing the candidate.

2020 170

“How Do I Find A New Career, When I’ve Lost My Self-Confidence?”

Career Shifters

Sofia's always thrown herself head first into new challenges. But a meaningless and uninspiring job has chipped away at her confidence, leaving her full of excuses not to change. When you've lost the motivation you used to rely on, and it feels like all your successes are behind you, how do you build yourself back up to find work you'll love

2020 147

myCorona: Let's Leave the #COVID19 Messages to the Experts.

The HR Capitalist

You know what I'm talking about, my friends. COVID-19 messages from the companies you have some type of relationship with. There's a set of organizations where messages on COVID-19 are either mission-critical or welcomed. Included in that group are hospitals and health care organizations, companies communicating with workforces, government entities, schools, places for food and a few others. Gotta hear from those mission critical folks, and for the most part, they are doing an outstanding job.

2020 105

Changing Jobs? Use These Online Tools to Help With Your Resume

Jobacle

Putting together a resume is hard work. But, did you know that the average recruiter only spends 6 seconds reviewing a resume ? How do you make sure your resume gets more time than 6 seconds? If you want to make sure your resume stands out from the pack, it’s important that you use the right tools to create your resume. But, what tools should you be using? Check out this guide to discover the top online tools to help you with your resume. . ResumeBuild . First up, you need to view ResumeBuild.

2020 144

Why Does GPA Matter in Getting a Good Job?

Career Alley

GPA matters in getting a good job to an extent. A good GPA will help get you an interviewer and possibly a job, but after that, it all depends on you. Find your Dream Job Good Grades Good Job GPA

2020 209

How to Walk Away from Something That Isn’t Working for You

Ms. Career Girl

From a young age we are taught to, “Finish what you start.” Keep your eye on the prize.” And, “clean your plate.” What happens when your desires change mid-creation, mid-race or, horror of horrors – mid-meal? Do you stay because, “Well, I’ve put this much time into it, might as well finish it,” or some version of this? Do you keep going because to not finish is accepting failure ? What if failure wasn’t the worst choice?

2020 186

Working From Home Reality Check: No, Your Employees Aren’t All Doing Yoga and Folding Laundry

Evil HR Lady

People are working at home at record levels–some happily and some not so happily.

2020 168

“Waterfall Distribution” – What’s That? The Private Equity Pitch to Employees

Sklover Working Wisdom

A Note to Our Readers: At the time we are posting this Newsletter, the world is encountering the multiple tragedies of the coronavirus experience. We are not writing about workplace issues related to the coronavirus because, frankly, we are not health experts, and there is, it seems, little employees can do to “negotiate” about such issues.

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THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: E4 – Microaggressions

The HR Capitalist

In Episode 4 of The HR Famous Podcast , long-time HR leaders (and friends) Jessica Lee, Tim Sackett and Kris Dunn get together to dip into uncomfortable territory by talking about microaggressions - what are they, how they manifest themselves and what HR leaders can do to make awareness of microaggressions part of their broader D&I stack. Listen below and be sure to subscribe, rate and review (iTunes) and follow (Spotify)!!! Listen on iTunes , Spotify and Google Play.

2020 101

Working Virtually Amidst Covid-19

Professional Resume Services

Many of us have been working from home for years. Now called a “Virtual” or “Remote” environment, with the global healthcare crisis consuming daily activities, many more of you are getting the opportunity to see that “working from home” isn’t always as glamorous as it seemed when you were working. Read more » The post Working Virtually Amidst Covid-19 appeared first on Executive Resume Services.

2020 100

11 Tips to Help You Stand Out at a Job Fair

Career Alley

These are a few great tips for standing out at a job fair. Remember to dress to impress and always have a plan before the big day. This will help you to shine and hopefully, land an interview with the company of your choice. Find your Dream Job job fair Job Fairs

2020 209

Covid-19 Pandemic Anxiety – Time For Some Inspiring Reading!

Ms. Career Girl

Just a few months ago, who would have imagined being asked, or required, to embrace social distancing, or shelter at home. The Covid-19 pandemic has changed all of our lives drastically. For some, it’s frustrating. For most of us, it’s brought anxiety and worry. We don’t know what tomorrow holds, and that’s unsettling at best. Anxiety about Covid-19 is becoming a problem by itself. I’ve found that keeping myself away from the constant flow of worrisome news helps.

2020 182

How to Replace Toxic Workplace Behavior With Constructive Habits

Evil HR Lady

People generally respond to positivity with more positivity. A healthy working culture builds on itself through your employees’ everyday actions to create a welcoming and productive company culture. But, when workplace behavior turns sour, you may suffer the consequences in turnover, low employee engagement and unhappy clients. Training employees on professional behavior is important, but it’s worth considering ways to improve your office culture from every level of your workforce.

2020 168

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.”. – Stephen Covey. In good times and bad, in easy times and difficult, it’s important to keep in mind that so very much of who you are is a product, not primarily of your circumstances, but of your decisions. Circumstances are surely a factor in each of our lives, but background can be overcome by good decisions, day in and day out. Think about it.

2020 100

The Origin of the Executive Compensation Industry.

The HR Capitalist

From a book I'm reading - The Firm: The Story of McKinsey and its Secret Influence on American Business by Duff McDonald : "A small number of McKinsey consultants did manage to stand out from the rest. In 1951, Arch Patton became the first consultant since the founder himself to pioneer an entire field. General Motors had hired Patton to do a study of executive compensation, and he did so by surveying 37 major companies.

Leadership Tools for Executives Seeking New Opportunities

Professional Resume Services

Taking on a new leadership opportunity can come with undue stress surrounding the demands and qualifications of the role. Familiarizing yourself with the common tools executives use to operate at their full potential can make a major difference in your confidence entering the new position. Use the strategies listed below to give yourself a. Read more » The post Leadership Tools for Executives Seeking New Opportunities appeared first on Executive Resume Services.

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How to Know You’re In the Right Job

Career Alley

It’s nearly always the most obvious things that tell you whether something is right or wrong for you. When it comes to your work, this will be decided by how you feel on a Sunday evening. Find your Dream Job Dream job right job

2020 209

A Covid-19 Message From The U.K. To Help You Cope

Ms. Career Girl

As we prepare for the next phase of our battle with Covid-19, author Kay Hutchison shares a few thoughts from the UK … Here in the UK we are probably a bit ahead of the US in terms of the scale of the pandemic. Over the weekend in the UK, all but the essential shops have been closing, people are stocking up with supplies like never before and the Government is urging social distancing and self-isolation.

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