September, 2016

The 2 Most Common Pitfalls to Avoid While Crafting your Résumé

Ms. Career Girl

The post The 2 Most Common Pitfalls to Avoid While Crafting your Résumé appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is by Contributing Writer Erica Concors.

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Executives: Don’t Put These 5 Things in Your Resume!

Professional Resume Services

The best executive resume writers don’t include these things. Executive resumes deserve just as much attention as a resume for any other job. You may be surprised to know most resumes for executive positions are generally poorly done.

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Trending Sources

Are You Old? Like, Really Old? Like, 35?

Evil HR Lady

Everyone knows that only young people are good at tech jobs. Okay, everyone knows that statement is foolish, but so many tech companies only want to hire young people. One man decided to start a job board for “ old geeks.”

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RIP the Resume with Torin Ellis

Competitive Resumes

It’s time to get your resume strategy ready for your graduate job search or your next opportunity. Need some guidance? I got you! Torin Ellis, winner of Top Recruiter (toprecruiter.tv) is back with his new book, Rip the Resume: Job Search & Interview Power Prep !

2016 99

5 Things to Avoid When Negotiating for a Pay Rise

Position Ignition

Whether negotiating a pay rise, a flexible working arrangement, the terms of a new job or a potential contract with a customer or supplier, you need to be smart about how you negotiate. This not only includes doing the right things but also avoiding actions and strategies that will weaken your case.

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New Law in MA: No Asking About Salary

Evil HR Lady

Everyone is talking about this. In fact, I’ve talked about it before. But, it’s worth looking at again, to understand why this law can possibly help with salary discrimination. Frankly, I don’t think it needs to be a law, but I do think it needs to become part of the culture.

2016 91

The Elements of Good Grammar for Your Career

Competitive Resumes

Some career organizations are celebrating, “ International Update Your Resume Month,” and good grammar is essential for your career. Since resumes are one of many documents needed for your career success, I thought this was a good time for a show on grammar.

2016 99

No Motivation to Work? Let’s Get Motivated!

Jobacle

Having no motivation to work is one of the biggest issues that the average worker might have to tackle in their career. After all, what’s worse then going into your office everyday only to want to leave immediately? Learning how to stay motivated at work is an essential skill, and it’s an art, too.

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Personal Branding FAQs for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

When I speak with my c-suite and senior level executive clients for the first time, we discuss the job search issues concerning and impacting them right now. The things they don’t know how to deal with. The things they don’t understand that may be holding them back.

2016 100

6 Ways to Boost Your Confidence Before Going to Work

Ms. Career Girl

The post 6 Ways to Boost Your Confidence Before Going to Work appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. You find yourself hitting the snooze button several times in order to squeeze in a couple more minutes of quality time with your bed. Let’s face it.

2016 86

What You Should Know About Hiring a Professional Resume Writer

Professional Resume Services

Writing an executive resume is made easier with professional help. Crafting a perfect resume is a skill most people don’t have, and that’s okay!

2016 77

What Kind of Lawyer Should I Hire For My Job Problem?

Evil HR Lady

I get a lot of questions where the answer is, “you need to speak with an attorney.” ” Attorneys are expensive, and while some work on contingency, most employment law cases aren’t these big cash cows that you read about in the news. So, you’ll have to pay up.

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Make Your Career As Resilient As Your Body

Competitive Resumes

Your career needs your attention as your body does. Many of us act when someone admires our body’s pleasing development or notices our depreciating condition. At first, we do what comes to us naturally as a casual effort until reality hits and the seriousness lingers.

2016 86

Sell Me Yourself: The Secret To A Successful Personal Brand

Career Realism

Sell Me Yourself: The Secret To A Successful Personal Brand. Work It Daily. This post is part of the Professional Independence Project series.

2016 62

How to Stay Positive in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

10 tips to conquer negative thoughts and keep moving forward. Job search can wreak havoc with your emotional state and self-esteem. Unless you’re very lucky, you’ll face at least some rejections.

2016 99

10 Things Productive People Do Before 10 a.m.

Ms. Career Girl

The post 10 Things Productive People Do Before 10 a.m. appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Not a morning person? You might want to reconsider. Some of the most productive people in the world wake up at insanely early hours of the day.

2016 82

9 Tips to Finding a Fulfilling Career

Position Ignition

Career Change & Exploration Videos

2016 62

Exempt? Earning Less than $47,476? Your Life Is About To Flip Upside Down

Evil HR Lady

Everybody likes overtime pay, and starting December 1, about 5 million more people will be eligible for overtime. Yay!!! Except, when it starts happening to you, it’s not always the basket of joy the Department of Labor would have you think. One of my friends ran into this in real life.

2016 87

Five Ways to Subtly Catch The Eyes of Employers During Your Job Search

Competitive Resumes

This article first appeared on YouTern.com ! Since you began looking for work, people have been telling you there are certain job search rules you must follow. How long your resume must be. What to post online. How a cover must look. Well, I’m here to tell you: Break job search rules.

2016 73

3 Examples Of What Networking Is Really About

Career Realism

3 Examples Of What Networking Is Really About. Work It Daily. There you stand, at your neighbor’s cocktail party, martini in hand. As you nonchalantly pop the olive into your mouth, you just happen to blurt, “Listen, Christina – there have been layoffs at Acme. Is your company hiring?”.

2016 62

6 Job Search Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

Career Alley

It goes without saying that just a few critical mistakes during the job search and interview process separate a successful job seeker from one that fails. These mistakes are so few and so small that we tend to ignore them. But remember, they can easily change the outcome of your job search. Job Search Interview Tips negoitiate your job offer Salary

2016 81

7 Common Myths About Workplace Romances

Ms. Career Girl

The post 7 Common Myths About Workplace Romances appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Have you noticed that we humans are really good at convincing ourselves to do things that a disinterested and sane person would say, “oh, hell no!” ” to?

2016 73

When is the right time to ask for a raise?

Jobacle

Sometimes even before accepting a job, you’re already planning for when to ask for a raise. The need for just compensation becomes harder to deny if you’ve been working hard for quite some time, and nobody has offered a reward. But asking for (and actually receiving) a raise requires finesse.

2016 81

You? A Biased Interviewer? Of Course Not. Oh, Wait…

Evil HR Lady

Most people aren’t experts at conducting job interviews, so it’s no wonder we’re not perfect at it. In fact, we often stink. emphasisHR helped me out on putting together some biases that occur when we’re interviewing. It’s not the traditional spiel about diversity, although that plays a role as well. It’s actually some pretty eye opening stuff about mistakes you’re making when interviewing, just because you’re subconsciously biased.

2016 85

10 Tips for Creating a Strong LinkedIn Profile

Position Ignition

What with LinkedIn being the number 1 social network for professionals, you probably already have a profile on there. The trouble is, so does everyone else. You have to work extra hard to make your profile stand out.

2016 56

7 Ways To Tailor Your Resume For A Leadership Position

Career Realism

7 Ways To Tailor Your Resume For A Leadership Position. Work It Daily. Are you a prime candidate for a mid- to senior-level leadership role? Related: 3 Soft Skills Needed By Every Great Leader.

Career News: Dreadlocks, The Racial Pay Gap, and Why Would Your Job Search Self-Destruct?

Competitive Resumes

First things first, I always find things that shouldn’t obstruct the job search. The Federal U.S. Court ruling this week is a problem for black job seekers particularly.

2016 56

Should you have a 5 Year Plan for your Career?

Ms. Career Girl

The post Should you have a 5 Year Plan for your Career? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. If you retrace your steps, you will find that your desires, choices and plans regarding a career path have evolved through the years.

2016 71

5 straightforward ways to build job success

Cube Rules

In this digital age where rapid change is the norm, one thing you would probably like to stay the same is your status as a gainfully employed professional with career-growth potential.

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Fired For Violating a Company Policy

Evil HR Lady

I was recently let go from a job due to accessing information on our system that I had been taught was allowed. HIPAA guidelines show no issue with getting this information because it was requested. I did break a policy (that I was unaware of), and the company did not wish to discuss the matter further. I had been an employee of the company for nearly three years with no other issues.

2016 83

Potential Dangers of Applying Direct (and Bypassing Recruiters)

The Undercover Recruiter

A lot of thought goes into searching for a new job. And if it doesn’t, it should. Apart from deciphering what career direction you want to take, updating your resume and crafting bespoke cover letters, you need to shape your approach to getting noticed by the decision makers who matter.

2016 54

5 Tips For Good Leadership Skills

Career Realism

5 Tips For Good Leadership Skills. Work It Daily. Perhaps the most intimidating aspect of leadership is knowing that in addition to playing an important role in a team’s success, leaders are held responsible for their team’s failures.

Update Your Resume this Month

Competitive Resumes

This week we will tackle resume for those who are pursuing new opportunities and want to know the current trends in resume writing. This is also “Update Your Resume” month so I thought this was a good time to publish a show about resumes.

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ARE YOU BEING MENTORED INTO A CORNER?

Ms. Career Girl

The post ARE YOU BEING MENTORED INTO A CORNER? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Mentors provide a ‘safe space’ to improve your technical or interpersonal works skills. For years, only men had mentors, and it was one reason women didn’t advance. Now, women are being mentored like never before.