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Tips to Help You Find Your Dream Job

Career Alley

Do what you enjoy: some people can’t believe they get paid to do something they’d do for free, simply because they enjoy it so much. Find your Dream Job Dream job

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Reset Your Executive Job Search: What Got You There Will Keep You on Top

Executive Career Brand

When you first meet a recruiter, you may think “I’m so perfect for the job. Isn’t it obvious?” ” But their reaction will probably be “Umm, no. Excuse me, do I know you?”

2020 242

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What You Need to Know (and Do) About the Generation Gap at Work 

Ms. Career Girl

The communication and motivational styles of your coworkers and employees vary according to which generation they grew up in. Attitudes toward work, language, mindset and social norms evolve over time, leading to occasional generational conflict.

2020 217

From Geotechnical Engineer to Software Engineer

Career Shifters

“I dreaded going to the office every day.”. Marina Sideri felt like she was performing a well-scripted role: doing well on the outside, yet unhappy on the inside. So, she quit her job without a back-up plan and took some time to plan her next move.

How can you improve your leadership skills easily?

Professional Resume Services

(The following post is a guest post from Alma Causey.) “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.”

2020 130

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“When you begin to carry your own water, you learn the value of every drop.”. – African Proverb. This is so, so true, in all aspects of life, and in work, as well. Carry your own water” is a way of saying “take care of yourself.”

2020 130

Hiring Your First Employees: Making the Move from Small Business to Employer

Ms. Career Girl

Watching the business that you’ve worked so hard to build grow larger is a highly rewarding experience, but it does have its challenges. With success comes the need to keep up with increased demand, and there’s only so much that one person can do. At some point, it will be time to hire employees.

2020 147

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What Should Candidates Be Doing More Of?

The Undercover Recruiter

What else can we do? is probably one of the most common questions your candidates are asking you. There is always the risk of them doing too much so how do you make sure they should be doing more of the right things in order to land that job? Well this week our panel of […].

2020 100

HR Capitalist Definitions: "Bespoke" (as Used in Corporate America)

HR Capitalist

I'll start you off with the regular definition, which is what you know: . --. be·spoke. /b??sp?k/. k/. . made for a particular customer or user. "a a bespoke suit". . making or selling bespoke goods, especially clothing. bespoke tailors" --. . Sounds awesome, right?

2020 80

how can we stop people from coming to work sick?

Ask A Manager

A reader write: What can I do about loose sick attendance policies in the workplace? In my office, people frequently come into work very obviously sick and many times get other people sick. Most people do not have the ability to work from home, so that isn’t an option for the masses.

2020 91

What’s Next in Human Resources Data Privacy and Compliance

Evil HR Lady

Data privacy is something we pretend to worry about while discussing it on Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr, where we share every detail of our personal lives and take pictures of all our food.

2020 175

Five Reasons Why Candidate Care is So Important

The Undercover Recruiter

As recruiters, looking after our candidates is a vital part of our everyday role. After all, if our candidates aren’t happy, we haven’t done our job! It’s imperative to maintain close relationships with them and inform them of any updates in their job search.

2020 94

MORE MUSIC TO WORK BY: Anna Meredith

HR Capitalist

Who out there likes to work to music? When you're working on your laptop, music can either help or hurt your attention. For me, it's always felt better to have the TV in the background as music has generally interrupted my flow.

2020 71

I ask candidates their salary expectations and don’t feel bad about it

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: You regularly talk about how inappropriate it is for employers to ask candidates about their salary expectations without giving any salary information out themselves. Well, I am a medical professional, and, along with my partners, employ two staff in our small office.

2020 86

What Kickstarter Employees’ Union Win Means for Tech

Evil HR Lady

Kickstarter’s vote to approve a union may throw the tech sector into a tailspin. Employees at the Brooklyn, N.Y.-based based platform, which helps people raise money for projects, voted 46 to 37 to unionize this week –a move that could prompt employees of other tech companies to unionize.

2020 171

What Does the Future of World-Class Leadership Look Like?

The Undercover Recruiter

Talk to anyone in business and it won’t be long before someone comments on the pace of change – whether it’s political, technological or people’s changing expectations of work.

2020 80

If You're Pointing Me To Your Automated Calendar to Pick a Time, You've Already Lost Me.

HR Capitalist

Stop me when you've felt one of these before: 1. You and Person B are friends and/or business associates and have a relationship that is beyond the initial stages.

2020 64

should I avoid wearing pricey status items at work?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I inherited a watch recently from my late grandfather, and it happens to be a Swiss model which is frightfully expensive — as in over $2,500 new. He purchased it upon his retirement 20 years ago, and its been in the family ever since.

2020 82

Meetings Can Be a Waste of Time and Money, but Skipping them Isn’t Free

Evil HR Lady

When I managed a team, we had a team meeting every other week. At the beginning of the year, I booked the conference room for the entire year’s worth of meetings. It won’t surprise you that not all of those meetings happened.

2020 171

How a Strong Employer Brand Impacts Seasonal Hiring

The Undercover Recruiter

Filling 100,000 seasonal positions, and winning that talent back the following year,demands a compelling employer brand. It’s something a leading tax prep company does it year in, year out. But how do they achieve it?

2020 78

8 Jobs That Don’t Need a Resume

The Corporate Con/noisseur

8 Jobs That Don’t Need a Resume. It’s a Catch-22 that we’ve discussed here frequently. In order to secure a good paying job, you need previous experience. However, in order to secure that previous experience, you need to have a job.

2020 56

interviewer asked what was the worst thing that’s ever happened to me

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I just had an odd interview and wanted to hear your thoughts. I’m currently teaching full-time but am interviewing for some part-time adjunct work I can do over the summer.

2020 82

Key Benefits To Keep In Mind When Looking For Work Out Of State

Corn on the Job

2020 kicked off with over 7 million job openings across America. For the current job seekers, this came as welcome news. Estimates put job openings at 1.4 million more than the number of unemployed job seekers. This does not mean that the job hunt market is not a competitive one, however.

2020 74

How Apprenticeship Employers Can Unlock the Potential of TikTok

The Undercover Recruiter

TikTok has taken the social media world by storm. With Generation Z embracing the short-form video-sharing app in their millions, what does this mean for employers needing to reach teenagers? We used National Apprenticeship Week to investigate.

2020 67

I Need a Job ASAP!

The Corporate Con/noisseur

I Need a Job ASAP! Here at The Corporate Con/noisseur, we often hear from candidates and job seekers who will say, “I need a job ASAP!” This refrain is becoming more and more common, particularly as the competitiveness in the job market continues to increase.

2020 52

here’s a huge discount on the Ask a Manager job-searching bible

Ask A Manager

Looking for a job? Once a year, I offer a big discount on my my e-book, How to Get a Job: Secrets of a Hiring Manager , and it’s happening now. Use this discount code today for a massive 40% discount off the regular $24.95 price: newjob.

2020 82

12 Apps For Career Development

Corn on the Job

Pexels. Setting yourself career goals is essential to pursue the future that you desire. Once you know where you are going, it’s all the easier to plan how you are going to get there. Perhaps you’d like to network more to establish valuable contacts?

2020 68

Why the Apprentice Levy Can’t Be Pigeonholed

The Undercover Recruiter

We are living through extraordinary times. Disruptive tech innovations, dizzying political upheavals and growing public demand for action on issues from inequality to the environment are all contributing to a landscape of unprecedented change.

2020 67

Best Resume Books on Amazon

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Resume Books on Amazon. The best resume books on Amazon are ones that are continuously updated, which provide relevant information, and which are easily accessible and understood.

2020 52

I had a secret relationship with a coworker and now I’m pregnant

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: A colleague and I have been in a secret relationship for a couple of months. We work in the same team. He is not my manager but is slightly senior to me in terms of the work we do. He doesn’t have influence over my work, but we do occasionally have to work together.

2020 81

How Working Parents Can Hack Their Professional Development

Water Cooler Wisdom

Considering the average working parent's schedule, most don't have time to pursue an additional degree or attend lengthy onsite trainings while parenting and working full time.    However,  keeping skills current  is essential to gainful employment through the automation age. Let's have a look at six alternate ways working parents can upskill without drowning in additional commitments. Read a book on your phone.

2020 40

Attracting More Women to a Career in Welding

The Undercover Recruiter

Training as a welder can open up opportunities to work in a diverse range of sectors from construction and manufacturing to aerospace and petrochemical industries. But despite there being a demand for welding skills, women are still underrepresented in the profession.

2020 65

The Best Business and Strategy Podcasts

The Corporate Con/noisseur

The Best Business and Strategy Podcasts. The best business and strategy podcasts are ones that can provide immediate, actionable information to their listeners in an easy to understand format.

2020 52

employee quit over a coworker’s email, wiping down my keyboard as soon as someone else uses it, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My employee misdirected an email criticizing her problem coworker — who saw it and quit. I have two direct reports who can’t stand each other but they’ve managed to be civil and professional.

2020 79

3 Ways You Can Train to Become an Accountant

Corn on the Job

Every state in the U.S. has endless job opportunities available for accountants. Every business, non-profit agency, and the taxpayer has some use for the services accountants provide.

2020 52

THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: E2 – MCLOVIN: WORKPLACE DATING AND HOOKUPS

HR Capitalist

NOTE FROM KD : Back with episode 2 of “ The HR Famous Podcast”. Take a listen and we’ll be back on a weekly basis.

2020 14

What is a Resume Book?

The Corporate Con/noisseur

What is a Resume Book? Oftentimes, students in colleges and universities will be asked to submit their resume book. But what is a resume book? Simply put, a resume book is a tool offered by your college or university.

2020 52